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Moto GP 2014 Wheels & Goals Awards

Inspired by my own version of the Slammy Awards last week, I have decided to hand-out awards throughout the different sports covered here on my blog. Today I will be … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Record-Breaking Marc Marquez wins his second consectutive Moto GP Championship

Marc Marquez has won his second Moto GP championship in-a-row after finishing second in the Japanese Grand Prix. The result meant that Marquez could no longer be caught by his … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Andrea Dovizioso Ruins Honda’s day in Japanese Moto GP Qualifying

It was supposed to be the qualifying session that saw Honda domination to set up a championship win for Marc Marquez during tomorrow’s Japanese GP, but it wasn’t to be … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Normality resumes at Silverstone as Marquez wins British GP

Marc Marquez ensured that the Czech GP was just a one off as he took victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The championship leader took his 11th win … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marc Marquez On Pole for British GP at Silverstone

Marc Marquez will start tomorrow’s British Grand Prix from pole position after dominating qualifying once again. The championship leader took pole after posting a lap-time of 2:00.829, the only rider … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cal Crutchlow to ride for LCR Honda in 2015

Cal Crutchlow will be on the move once again at the end of the 2014 Moto GP season, with the British rider making the move to LCR Honda. Crutchlow only … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dani Pedrosa signs new deal with Repsol Honda

Repsol Honda have today confirmed that Dani Pedrosa has signed a new two-year contract that will keep him at the team until the end of the 2016 season. The Spaniard … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valentino Rossi is staying put in Moto GP

This week Moto GP fans were given the news that the legend that is Valentino Rossi will be staying with Yamaha for the next two seasons. As a huge Rossi … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moto GP: Marc Marquez wins the Dutch TT 2014

Marc Marquez has made it eight wins from eight races in 2014 after he beat the tricky conditions at Assen. The 2013 champion managed to get the better of Ducati’s … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marc Marquez Wins the French Moto GP at Le Mans

Marc Marquez made five wins out of five in 2014 this afternoon after enjoying victory at the Le Mans circuit in France. The 2013 world champion won the race despite falling down … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marc Marquez wins the Spanish Moto GP Race

Marc Marquez continued his 100% record in the 2014 season as he dominated the Spanish Moto GP race. The 21-year-old made it four wins out of four as he cruised … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Marc Marquez on pole for the Moto GP Spanish Grand Prix

Marc Marquez will start tomorrow’s Spanish Moto GP race on pole after a record-breaking performance at Jerez. Marquez, who had swapped bikes earlier in the session, produced a lap-time of … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Marc Marquez wins the Moto GP opener in Qatar

Reigning world champion Marc Marquez has won the first round of the 2014 Moto GP championship at the Losail Circuit. Marquez managed to come out on top in a battle … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

POLL: Moto GP 2014 season gets underway this weekend

The new Moto GP season starts this weekend and I for one cannot wait to see all of the bikes in action once more. The 2013 season was a record-breaking one … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rider of the year 2013

The Wheels and Goals award for rider of the year goes to Moto GP rider Marc Marquez. Marquez took the Moto GP championship by storm in his rookie season and … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Motorsport snapshot of the year 2013

The Wheels and Goals motorsport snapshot of the year 2013 goes to Moto GP rider Jorge Lorenzo. The Yamaha rider provided us with one of the funniest and most peculiar … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Provisional 2014 Moto GP Entry List

Here is the provisional entry list for the 2014 Moto GP season: 4 ANDREA DOVIZIOSO – ITALIAN – DUCATI TEAM – DUCATI 5 COLIN EDWARDS – USA – NGM MOBILE … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Champions of Motorsport 2013

Your motorsport champions for the 2013 season are: Formula One – Sebastian Vettel British Touring Cars – Andrew Jordan World Superbikes – Tom Sykes Moto GP – Marc Marquez British … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Marc Marquez is the 2013 Moto GP World Champion

Marc Marquez has become the youngest ever Moto GP world champion today, beating Jorge Lorenzo by four points in the championship. The 20-year-old also becomes the first rookie to win … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Marvellous Marquez takes pole for title showdown

Marc Marquez will start the final race of the Moto GP season from pole position, after smashing the lap record in Valencia. The world championship leader beat Jorge Lorenzo to … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 1 Comment