Marc Marquez undergoes surgery to improve breathing This afternoon 2013 MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez had a successful surgery to correct his nasal bridge in order to improve his breathing through the nose.
Dani Pedrosa discharged from hospital after successful collarbone operation The Repsol Honda rider has left the Hospital Universitario Quirón Dexeus, where yesterday he had a plate and 13 screws removed from his right collarbone by Dr. Xavier Mir.
Newly-crowned MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez keeping his feet on the ground If anything has characterised the career of Marc Marquez, it is his talent and his ability to work and learn. However, far from getting carried away by the headlines and television coverage, the 20-year old remains humble. The Repsol Honda Team rider has dazzled in his first season in MotoGP, but knows that staying on top of the World Championship means there is no room for relaxation.
Marquez finishes season on top MotoGP in 2013 has come to an end with World Champion Marc Marquez the fastest on the final day in Valencia. Marc’s lap time of 1'30.287, taken on lap 54 of 56, is just 0.05s off his record breaking pole position lap from last weekend (1'30.237). Teammate Dani Pedrosa was 4th on this final day’s testing with a time of 1'30.992 on lap 32 of 70.
End of season debrief with Shuhei Nakamoto and Livio SuppoAfter another Triple Crown season, HRC’s Executive Vice President Shuhei Nakamoto and Team Principal of the Repsol Honda Team, Livio Suppo, took time out of their busy testing programme to speak to the World’s media to evaluate the 2013 season.
World Champion Marquez fastest in Valencia Test The Repsol Honda Team were back on track in Valencia today in preparation for the 2014 season. Newly crowned World Champion, Marc Marquez, was fastest on this second day (the team did not test yesterday), with teammate Dani Pedrosa in third.
Marc Marquez - MotoGP World Champion 2013 Records relating to world title:Marquez is the first Rookie to win the premier-class world title since Kenny Roberts became 500cc world champion in 1978.
Championship Title decider at final round in ValenciaAfter a week’s break, following an intense three-week schedule in Asia, the Repsol Honda Team head to Valencia this weekend with all to play for.
Repsol Honda Team head to home to Motegi looking for strong resultThis week the Repsol Honda Team will head to Honda's home circuit in Motegi hoping to put behind them last week's black flag incident involving Championship leader Marc Marquez. Second place Australia GP finisher, Dani Pedrosa, will be hoping to continue his run of success at the Twin Ring Motegi, having won there the past two seasons.
Fresh from victory in Malaysia the Repsol Honda Team head to Australia After their fantastic 1-2 finish in Sepang on Sunday, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez and the Repsol Honda Team are already en route to Phillip Island in Australia.
Repsol Honda head to Asia for final fly away races to try and seal ChampionshipThis week the Repsol Honda Team will head east to Asia for the first of three fly away races in Sepang, Malaysia.
Stoner tests Honda Production Racer after bad weather again causes delayHRC test rider Casey Stoner today tested the Honda RC213V works machine currently racing in the MotoGP class, and the "MotoGP Production Racer" as part of Honda’s development tests at the Twin Ring Motegi Circuit in Tochigi, Japan.
Repsol Honda Team en route to Spain for the Aragon GPAfter celebrating another double podium in Misano, the eighth of the 2013 campaign, Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa are on their way to round fourteen in Motorland Aragón.
Marquez and Pedrosa complete post-race Monday test in Misano After yesterday's double podium in the San Marino GP, Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were back on track today testing at the Misano circuit.
MotoGP family head to Marco Simoncelli circuit in San Marino This week the Repsol Honda Team heads to Misano for the thirteenth round of the 2013 World Championship and the second visit of the season to Italy.
Repsol Honda head to Great Britain looking to continue fantastic formThis week the MotoGP family visits Great Britain for the third race in as many weeks. Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have no time to rest, after an incredible 1-2 finish, the fourth of the season, in the Czech Republic on Sunday.
Repsol Honda Team head back across the pond to resume the Championship in EuropeFresh from their domination in America, the Repsol Honda Team are already en route for this weekend's Grand Prix in the Czech Republic.
Championship resumes in Indianapolis after Summer break After a three week break, the MotoGP World Championship restarts this weekend at the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.
Stoner completes full test day as weather improves in Motegi After a frustrating first day yesterday, where Casey Stoner only managed six full laps due to bad weather, the second day of testing has been very productive. He completed 47 laps and was able to fulfil the test programme scheduled by HRC and execute all of the tasks that had been planned.
Weather impedes Stoner's return on MotoGP machine Double World Champion, Casey Stoner, climbed aboard a MotoGP machine for the first time today since retiring from the sport in November 2012.
MotoGP heads across the atlantic for the Red Bull U.S. GP with Marquez leading the Championship After another highly eventful weekend, which saw Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo miss the German GP, the Repsol Honda Team now heads stateside with Marc Marquez regaining the Championship lead.
Repsol Honda Team prepare for GP of Germany After a dramatic weekend in Assen 10 days ago, the Repsol Honda Team head to Sachsenring this weekend for the Grand Prix of Germany, the eighth round of the season.
Repsol Honda riders Pedrosa and Marquez receive new Honda replica scooters Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez have received new Repsol Honda replica scooters for use in the paddock at the European rounds of the MotoGP Championship.
Repsol Honda Team head to Assen still leading the Championship after positive test in Aragon Dani Pedrosa will arrive in Assen for this week's Dutch TT, leading the Championship after six rounds of the 2013 season. His teammate, Marc Marquez, is 3rd after another impressive podium finish in Catalunya just 9 days ago.
Marquez completes productive Aragon Test Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez has completed the Aragon test, spending valuable hours getting to know his RC213V machine in more detail.
Positive second day for Repsol Honda Team in Aragon With weather conditions improving, until rain arrived at 17h20, the Repsol Honda Team were finally able to go out on track today and begin their testing programme.
Rain prevents testing on day one in Aragon Wet weather prevented the Repsol Honda Team from testing on the first day in Aragon. Instead, Team Technical Director Takeo Yokoyama took the opportunity to present the 2014 RC213V prototype machine to the press that attended the event.
GAS AT PITTI VROOM TO CELEBRATE 15 YEARS OF SUCCESS WITH HONDA Chiuppano, June 2013 - The upcoming Pitti Uomo will be totally devoted to the world of motor cycling, and GAS couldn’t miss this opportunity to celebrate in grand style the brand’s 15 years of partnership with the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturer, Honda and as sponsors of the Repsol Honda Team in the MotoGP premier class championship.
Pedrosa and Marquez ready for their home race in Catalunya This weekend the 2013 MotoGP World Championship arrives in Barcelona for the sixth round on the calendar and the home race for Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez.
Repsol Honda arrive in Italy leading the Championship This weekend the MotoGP paddock heads to Mugello for the GP of Italy, the fifth round of the 2013 World Championship.
Repsol Honda Team head to Le Mans leading the Championship After the fantastic 1-2 result in Jerez just over a week ago, Honda has now won 12 out of the last 15 races and Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez will be hoping for another solid weekend in Le Mans.
Repsol Honda Team continue momentum in Jerez test Today the Repsol Honda Team were back on track in Jerez after yesterday's fantastic 1-2 at the GP of Spain.
Repsol Honda Team head to Jerez confident and motivated Fresh from their thrilling 1-2 finish at the Circuit of The Americas, the Repsol Honda Team are on their way to Andalusia for the Spanish GP in Jerez.
Repsol Honda riders return to Austin looking to regain points This weekend the MotoGP family heads to the U.S.A for the second round of the Championship at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
Repsol Honda rights free video footage now availableThe 2013 MotoGP Grand Prix season is now just days away.
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez have enjoyed a strong winter testing period and especially when the Factory Honda team visited the Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas in March.
2013 MotoGP Season ready to kick-off After an intense winter testing period, including visits to Malaysia, U.S.A and Spain, the Repsol Honda Team are finally en-route to Doha for the first round of the 2013 season.
Winter testing comes to an end in Jerez Once again the weather disrupted testing today in Jerez, with the track finally drying up and becoming clean only at the end of the day for just an hour and a half.
Weather finally allows for some dry test time in Jerez Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez were back on track today in Jerez for the second day of the final pre-season test.
The track dried slowly after yesterday's downpour and allowed the riders to begin their intended test programme. Dani, worked with the rear shock and some electronics and confirmed other feelings from these previous winter tests.
Heavy rain upsets testing on first day in Jerez The final pre-season test of 2013 has begun in very wet conditions in Jerez, Spain.
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez waited until lunchtime to take to the 4.4km track in the South of Spain with lap times over ten seconds slower than the pole time from 2008 (1'38.189) as rain showers continued throughout the day.
Repsol Honda Team complete successful test at The Circuit of The Americas The private MotoGP test held in Austin has come to a conclusion for Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa.
Day 3 lunchtime at The Circuit of The Americas The final day of testing commenced this morning in Austin, with both Repsol Honda riders, Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez on track. Marc was fastest at the lunch break after 26 laps with a 2'03.357 (half a second faster than yesterday), and Dani 2nd with 2'03.898 (a tenth faster than yesterday) completing 14 laps.
Repsol Honda continue to improve in Austin Repsol Honda riders, Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez, have had enjoyed strong day at the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin.
Marquez retains top spot at lunch on second day Day 2 at the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin, started as it left off yesterday, with Marc Marquez on top of the time sheets from his first exit. He completed 25 laps this morning before stopping for lunch with a fastest time of 2'04.363 on lap 15. His Repsol Honda teammate, Dani Pedrosa, was 4th fastest this morning, with a time of 2'04.686 recorded on lap 20 of 21.
Repsol Honda duo dominate day one in Austin Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez enjoyed a very positive first day at the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin.
It is the first time MotoGP has visited the Texas track, both riders exited the garage at 11am this morning and found the track very slippery from the start.
1st and 2nd for Repsol Honda Team as Sepang testing comes to an end Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa reclaimed the top spot on the final day of testing in Malaysia, with a time of 2'00.562, recorded on lap 41 of 57. Once the wet weather had cleared, the Spaniard, who has been the fastest rider on five of the six days at the Sepang International Circuit, spent his final day completing his scheduled test items, again focusing on the suspension.
Repsol Honda duo continue productive test in Malaysia After last night's heavy showers, the Sepang track was a lot better today with the lap times dropping by over a second from yesterday.
Pedrosa fastest and Marquez third as rain stops play early in Sepang After leading all three days in the first Sepang Test two weeks ago, Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa maintained his position at the top of the time sheets and Marc Marquez continued his good performance as the second Sepang Test got underway today.
Pedrosa and Márquez unveil new 2013 livery for the Repsol Honda Team Today in Repsol's Headquarters in Madrid, Dani Pedrosa and Marc Márquez revealed the new look Honda RC213V for the 2013 season during a crowded Team Launch to the international media.
Pedrosa remains on top as first test comes to an end The first test of 2013 concluded today with Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa maintaining his place at the top of the timing sheet with a time of 2'00.100. Teammate Marc Marquez finished his first test of 2013 in 4th position with a top time of 2'00.636 after experiencing his maiden crash in the premier class.
Repsol Honda Team continue to progress in Malaysia After the second day of the three day test in Sepang, the Repsol Honda Team remain on the top of the time sheets.
Strong start for Repsol Honda Team in Sepang The Repsol Honda Team have begun 2013 in the best possible way, with Dani Pedrosa and Marc Márquez finishing the first day 1st and 3rd respectively.