‘epic’ having F1 and MotoGP on ‘same weekend’ | MotoGP

Big MotoGP fan, Lewis Hamilton is excited by the prospect of joint race weekends for the two championships. Valentino Rossi (#46) and Lewis Hamilton (#44) riding the 2019 Yamaha YZR-M1 at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit of Valencia in 2019. (Image Credit: Guido De Bortoli/Getty Images for Monster Energy) Earlier this month, it was announced that Liberty Media would take over…

EV motorcycle maker Raptee rolls out first electric bike from its Chennai factory | Electric

The electric motorbike market is set to see a new entrant. Chennai-based electric vehicle (EV) start-up Raptee Energy on Sunday rolled out its first electric bike from its manufacturing plant in Chennai. Co-founded by four engineers, Raptee was launched in 2019 as an electric alternative to the mid-premium motorcycle market. The company’s full-stack electric motorcycle runs on high voltage powertrain…

Vinales wins COTA MotoGP from 11th, Marquez crashes out of lead | MotoGP

until Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League Aprilia MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales took an improbable win in an all-time premier-class classic at the Circuit of the Americas, as COTA specialist Marc Marquez crashed from the lead. Vinales was down in 11th on the opening lap, yet scythed his way back through the field to become the first rider in the MotoGP…

How Vinales finally banished his Yamaha MotoGP demons | MotoGP

Maverick Vinales’ MotoGP career has so far run for 163 rounds since he made his debut with Suzuki in 2015. In that time he has taken 10 grand prix wins, which equates to a winning average of just 6.135% – or one per season, with the Spaniard now in his 10th in the premier class. His latest came last weekend…

Maverick Viñales Makes History at the Red Bull Grand Prix | MotoGP

Maverick Viñales makes history at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, showcasing his unskill and determination in MotoGP.  read more imotorbike.my

Man dies after crash involving electric motorcycle on A19, Jarrow | Electric

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the collision on the A19 southbound, close to the slip road with Lindisfarne Roundabout, in Jarrow, at 10.40pm on Friday (April 12) A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “It was reported that, for reasons yet to be established, a Mitsubishi Outlander car had collided with an off-road electric motorcycle. “Emergency services attended…

Vinales makes MotoGP history the hard way in Grand Prix of the Americas | MotoGP

Maverick Vinales overcame a horror start from pole on his Aprilia to claw his way back and win the Grand Prix of the Americas MotoGP in Texas on Sunday. Exciting teenaged rookie Pedro Acosta took second with Enea Bastianini completing the podium of the third race weekend of the season. Vinales, who had dropped back to 11th after a disastrous…

Vinales clutch issue had Aprilia “worried” ahead of Americas MotoGP fightback | MotoGP

Vinales scored his first grand prix win since 2021 on Sunday at the Circuit of the Americas, having taken victory in the sprint and also qualified on pole. Previously leading from start to finish in the sprint, Vinales didn’t get the best of launches in the grand prix and was bumped down to 11th after contact at Turn 1. But he…

Insane MotoGP win destroys every Vinales stereotype | MotoGP

This just isn’t how he wins, right? At the age of 29 and with 162 previous premier-class grand prix starts to his name – 16th-most all-time – Maverick Vinales had allowed a very specific image to form of what he is like as a MotoGP rider. He was a dynamo in his sophomore year at Suzuki in 2016 in particular…

The 7 hottest new electric motorcycles and scooters to boost your commute | Electric

Electric cars might be under fire for being overpriced, over-reliant on unreliable public charging networks and underperforming battery ranges, but one of the most efficient ways to navigate the busy urban environment has always involved two wheels. What’s more, today’s scooters and learner-friendly motorcycles haven’t escaped electrification, and we now have a solid choice of battery-powered models that can silently…

Marquez explains crash that ended fairytale COTA MotoGP win bid | MotoGP

until Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League Marc Marquez has revealed that a persistent brake problem was the culprit behind him crashing out of the lead in MotoGP’s Grand Prix of the Americas. Marquez, who has six wins at COTA in his MotoGP career, had just overtaken Pedro Acosta for the lead of the race when he tucked the front in…

‘Unexpected brake problem’ caused Marquez’s crash from COTA MotoGP lead | MotoGP

Qualifying third on the grid, Marquez was tipped by many coming into Sunday’s grand prix to add an eighth Americas GP win to his tally. A factor in that victory battle, Marquez took the lead of a race for the first time as a Ducati rider on lap 11 when he carved past Tech3 rookie Pedro Acosta at Turn 1….

The Longest Range Electric Motorcycle In The World | Electric

Summary Electric motorcycles offer zero emissions and quick charging times, but battery range remains a major issue in the industry. This cruiser model boasts a 410-mile range, fast charging capabilities, and impressive power output for electric bikes. Evoke’s innovative technology and unique battery design make the 6061-GT a standout in the market, leading the way in the electric motorcycle industry….

Miller fights to the top seven in USA MotoGP™ Sprint | MotoGP

Jack Miller battled hard for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing through qualifying and Sprint action at the epic, fast and sprawling Circuit of the Americas for round three of 2024 MotoGP. The Australian …  read more press.ktm.com

Martin ‘wouldn’t be here’ if COTA MotoGP qualifying crash was a highside | MotoGP

Having smashed the lap record in Friday practice, Pramac’s Martin was expected to challenge for pole at the Circuit of the Americas on Saturday. But two crashes left him sixth on the grid, with the latter a fast rear-end off going through Turn 18 on his second flying lap after his first fall. Explaining his qualifying crashes after the sprint,…

MotoGP: Vinales Breaks Lap Record, Takes Pole Position At COTA (Updated) – Roadracing World Magazine | MotoGP

Maverick Vinales captured pole position during MotoGP World Championship qualifying Saturday morning at Circuit of The Americas (COTA), in Austin, Texas. Riding his factory Aprilia RS-GP, the Spaniard lapped the 20-turn, 3.4-mile (5.5 km) road course in 2:00.864, topping the field of 22 riders and breaking the All-Time Lap Record of 2:01.397 Jorge Martin set on Friday afternoon. Rookie sensation…

S’pore company drops plan to launch electric motorcycle battery swop service | Electric

SINGAPORE – The Republic’s plan to lower carbon emissions through electrification has hit a road bump as one of the two companies trialling battery swopping technology for electric motorcycles is shelving plans to make it available commercially. Due to high costs and the complexity of setting up the business to be commercially viable, Mo Batteries will not proceed to launch…

Vinales crushes lap record to grab MotoGP pole in Texas | MotoGP

Maverick Vinales obliterated the lap record at the Circuit of the Americas in qualifying on Saturday to take pole position for the United States MotoGP. The Spanish Aprilia rider broke the record twice in the session as he secured first place on the grid for the sprint race later in the day and Sunday’s main event. He trimmed the record…

Vinales dominant to beat Marquez in Austin sprint | MotoGP

Having gone without a victory for three years before his triumph in the Portuguese GP sprint, Vinales made it back-to-back wins in the half-distance races as he streaked away from the field. Securing the holeshot from pole, Vinales came under no trouble as he moved over two seconds clear of the pack over the 10 laps before eventually taking the…

Wildcard outings scheduled for Dani Pedrosa and Pol Espargaro in 2024 MotoGP™ | MotoGP

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing pitlane presence will grow in the forthcoming rounds of 2024 Grand Prix with MotoGP Legend Dani Pedrosa competing for the second year in a row at the Gran Premio de Espa…  read more press.ktm.com