Márquez beats Rossi in Qatar thriller

Márquez beats Rossi in Qatar thriller

Marc Márquez opened his 2014 campaign with victory as he beat Valentino Rossi during a thrilling MotoGP race in Qatar while Jorge Lorenzo crashed out on the opening lap. Reigning World Champion Márquez edged out Rossi by less than three-tenths of a second, with Dani Pedrosa completing the podium for Honda.  Read more…

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  1. Sunday 23 March 2014

  2. Márquez beats Rossi in Qatar thriller 19:52

    Márquez beats Rossi in Qatar thriller

    Marc Márquez opened his 2014 campaign with victory as he beat Valentino Rossi during a thrilling MotoGP race in Qatar while Jorge Lorenzo crashed out on the...

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  3. Saturday 22 March 2014

  4. Márquez secures pole for MotoGP opener in Qatar 18:28

    Márquez secures pole for MotoGP opener in Qatar

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez began his MotoGP title defence in perfect fashion as he pumped in a stunning last gasp lap to claim pole position for...

    MotoGP
  5. Sunday 1 December 2013

  6. LCR targets two-bike team in 2015 10:00

    LCR targets two-bike team in 2015

    LCR Honda is hoping to expand its MotoGP entry to two bikes by the 2015 campaign. Aside from selected wildcard entries, the outfit has fielded one bike...

    MotoGP
  7. Monday 18 November 2013

  8. Hayden has 'loose screw' removed 13:02

    Hayden has 'loose screw' removed

    New Aspar rider Nicky Hayden underwent successful wrist surgery over the weekend. The American, who has switched from Ducati, had a loose screw removed...

    MotoGP
  9. Wednesday 23 October 2013

  10. Dovizioso: Motegi could be better for Ducati 16:18

    Dovizioso: Motegi could be better for Ducati

    Andrea Dovizioso reckons his Ducati GP13 could go a better bit in the MotoGP event in Motegi this weekend. Dovizioso was only ninth in Australia last...

    MotoGP
  11. Thursday 17 October 2013

  12. Aspar confirms Honda and Hayden 10:41

    Aspar confirms Honda and Hayden

    Frontrunning CRT outfit Aspar has confirmed that it will use Honda's production racer next season, with former World Champion Nicky Hayden featuring in its...

    MotoGP
  13. Tuesday 15 October 2013

  14. Ducati to investigate Hayden engine failure 18:20

    Ducati to investigate Hayden engine failure

    Ducati has confirmed that Nicky Hayden’s engine will be sent back to the factory in Bologna to be analysed by the Corse technicians after it failed during t...

    MotoGP
  15. Wednesday 25 September 2013

  16. Hayden: It won't be easy this weekend 07:00

    Hayden: It won't be easy this weekend

    Ducati's Nicky Hayden is bracing himself for another tough weekend at the Aragón MotoGP event. The American currently sits ninth in the MotoGP Riders’ Ch...

    MotoGP
  17. Monday 19 August 2013

  18. Hayden takes blame for final lap clash 11:25

    Hayden takes blame for final lap clash

    Outgoing Ducati rider Nicky Hayden has accepted responsibility for his clash with team-mate Andrea Dovizioso during a frenetic end to the Indianapolis Grand...

    MotoGP
  19. Sunday 18 August 2013

  20. Hayden linked with LCR for 2014 season 12:53

    Hayden linked with LCR for 2014 season

    Departing Ducati rider Nicky Hayden looks set to clinch an LCR Honda ride next season, with team boss Lucio Cecchinello stating over the Indianapolis Grand...

    MotoGP
  21. Tuesday 13 August 2013

  22. Hayden set for final home race with Ducati 11:44

    Hayden set for final home race with Ducati

    Nicky Hayden will contest his final home Grand Prix in Ducati colours this weekend, with the MotoGP field reconvening at Indianapolis after the traditional...

    MotoGP
  23. Thursday 1 August 2013

  24. 'Crutchlow to leave Yamaha for Ducati' 16:49

    'Crutchlow to leave Yamaha for Ducati'

    Cal Crutchlow has signed a two-year agreement to ride for the factory Ducati team from 2014, according to BBC Sport. The Briton, who has raced with Tech 3...

    MotoGP
  25. Thursday 18 July 2013

  26. Hayden to leave Ducati at end of season 22:39

    Hayden to leave Ducati at end of season

    Former World Champion Nicky Hayden has announced that he will be leaving Ducati at the end of the 2013 MotoGP season, with the outfit opting not to extend...

    MotoGP
  27. Thursday 11 July 2013

  28. Dovizioso in 'new' bike switch for Germany 12:53

    Dovizioso in 'new' bike switch for Germany

    Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso will use the updated version of the Desmosedici GP13 at the Sachsenring in Germany this weekend. The team has taken the d...

    MotoGP
  29. Wednesday 15 May 2013

  30. Hayden expects less wrist pain at Le Mans 08:54

    Hayden expects less wrist pain at Le Mans

    Ducati rider Nicky Hayden is expecting to endure much less wrist pain during this weekend's French Grand Prix, having struggled to cope with his ongoing...

    MotoGP
  31. Friday 10 May 2013

  32. Ducati completes setup test at Mugello 07:00

    Ducati completes setup test at Mugello

    Ducati completed a two-day test at the Mugello circuit this week, with both Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden in action. On Wednesday and Thursday, amid...

    MotoGP
  33. Sunday 10 March 2013

  34. Hayden undergoes minor wrist operation 17:55

    Hayden undergoes minor wrist operation

    Ducati rider Nicky Hayden underwent a minor wrist operation earlier this week, having suffered two high-profile accidents at Indianapolis and MotorLand...

    MotoGP
  35. Wednesday 16 January 2013

  36. New Ducati GP13 unveiled at Wrooom 11:24

    New Ducati GP13 unveiled at Wrooom

    Ducati unveiled its new bike for the upcoming MotoGP season in the Dolomite mountains on Tuesday evening, with factory riders Nicky Hayden and Andrea...

    MotoGP
  37. Monday 14 January 2013

  38. Ferrari and Ducati kick off Wrooom 2013 16:39

    Ferrari and Ducati kick off Wrooom 2013

    Wrooom, the annual media event held by Ferrari and Ducati, is underway in the Italian dolomite mountains. Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa arrived at the...

    F1
  39. Saturday 1 December 2012

  40. Ducati completes final post-season test 10:07

    Ducati completes final post-season test

    Ducati completed its final test of 2012 at Jerez on Friday, with the Italian squad completeing futher frame and swingarm evaluation. Although newly-signed...

    MotoGP
  41. Friday 9 November 2012

  42. Hayden tops wet first practice at Valencia 10:42

    Hayden tops wet first practice at Valencia

    Ducati's Nicky Hayden led the way as practice for the final round of this year's MotoGP season commenced at Valencia. The American, whose personal best...

    MotoGP
  43. Wednesday 24 October 2012

  44. Time to find direction with chassis, says Hayden 09:02

    Time to find direction with chassis, says Hayden

    Nicky Hayden has reiterated his praise for the latest Ducati chassis, but insists that the Italian team must now find the right direction in which to head...

    MotoGP
  45. Tuesday 9 October 2012

  46. Hayden reveals fracture after Aragón crash 10:10

    Hayden reveals fracture after Aragón crash

    Nicky Hayden has revealed that he picked up a small fracture in his right hand after his crash in the Grand Prix of Aragón. The Ducati rider was thrown over...

    MotoGP
  47. Friday 28 September 2012

  48. Hayden tops quiet opening practice session 11:46

    Hayden tops quiet opening practice session

    Nicky Hayden was the fastest man as free practice got underway at Motorland Aragón on Friday morning, with only nine riders completing a flying lap. The A...

    MotoGP
  49. Thursday 13 September 2012

  50. Doctors declare Hayden fit to race 14:59

    Doctors declare Hayden fit to race

    IRTA doctors have confirmed that Nicky Hayden is able to contest this weekend’s San Marino MotoGP at Misano. The American will make a personal decision on F...

    MotoGP
  51. Tuesday 11 September 2012

  52. Hayden returns for San Marino Grand Prix 14:51

    Hayden returns for San Marino Grand Prix

    Nicky Hayden will return to the MotoGP paddock as the community gathers at Misano this weekend. The 2006 World Champion has missed the last two races after,...

    MotoGP
  53. Tuesday 21 August 2012

  54. Hayden forced to miss Czech Republic race 12:58

    Hayden forced to miss Czech Republic race

    Following his violent qualifying crash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Nicky Hayden has been advised by medical staff to miss the Czech Republic Grand...

    MotoGP
  55. Thursday 16 August 2012

  56. Hayden expecting best result of season 02:00

    Hayden expecting best result of season

    Nicky Hayden hopes for a turn in fortunes as Indianapolis MotoGP practice begins on Friday. The Ducati rider, whose future with the team is already...

    MotoGP
  57. Friday 27 July 2012

  58. Hayden extends Ducati contract through 2013 19:07

    Hayden extends Ducati contract through 2013

    Nicky Hayden has penned a further year on his Ducati MotoGP contract, announcing his new deal with the Italian squad ahead of this weekend's United States...

    MotoGP
  59. Wednesday 11 July 2012

  60. Ducati hopes for strong home race at Mugello 12:54

    Ducati hopes for strong home race at Mugello

    The Ducati team will be looking for a strong showing as MotoGP heads to their home race at Mugello, Italy this weekend. The squad has struggled to match the...

    MotoGP
  61. Tuesday 20 March 2012

  62. Ducati launches Desmosedici GP12 12:54

    Ducati launches Desmosedici GP12

    Ducati has launched the bike it hopes will enable current riders Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden to fight for this year's MotoGP crown, with the...

    MotoGP
  63. Wednesday 8 February 2012

  64. Hayden returns home after operation 15:55

    Hayden returns home after operation

    MotoGP’s Nicky Hayden has returned home following surgery to rectify the niggling shoulder injury which plagued the American for the opening test session of...

    MotoGP
  65. Monday 6 February 2012

  66. Hayden to undergo shoulder surgery 09:35

    Hayden to undergo shoulder surgery

    Ducati has confirmed that Nicky Hayden will have an operation on Monday in order to speed up the recovery of his damaged left shoulder. During Sepang...

    MotoGP
  67. Thursday 12 January 2012

  68. 11:27

    Video: Drivers and riders at Wrooom, 2012

    F1
  69. Thursday 29 December 2011

  70. Hayden injured in training accident 18:49

    Hayden injured in training accident

    Nicky Hayden broke his left scapula and fractured two ribs in a training accident near his home in Kentucky this week. The American was riding a motorcycle...

    MotoGP
  71. Wednesday 16 November 2011

  72. Screw placed in Hayden’s injured wrist 11:11

    Screw placed in Hayden’s injured wrist

    Nicky Hayden underwent surgery on Monday to help rectify the right wrist injury which was sustained in the season-ending MotoGP of Valencia. The 2006 World...

    MotoGP
  73. Thursday 6 October 2011

  74. Hayden subs for injured Rossi in test 08:27

    Hayden subs for injured Rossi in test

    Ducati has verified that Valentino Rossi has suffered a hairline fracture and arthrodesis of the first and second phalanx of his left pinky finger following...

    MotoGP
  75. Thursday 1 September 2011

  76. We’re not getting what we deserve, says Hayden 15:48

    We’re not getting what we deserve, says Hayden

    Nicky Hayden is hoping for a more positive result as MotoGP heads to Misano this weekend. After a promising build-up turned to nothing at Indianapolis on...

    MotoGP
  77. Tuesday 23 August 2011

  78. Hayden to use new bike in USA 15:53

    Hayden to use new bike in USA

    Nicky Hayden will switch to Ducati’s GP11.1 bike for this weekend’s Indianapolis MotoGP. Previously, only team-mate Valentino Rossi had been using the cha...

    MotoGP
  79. Tuesday 9 August 2011

  80. Hayden tests resurfaced Indianapolis circuit 08:33

    Hayden tests resurfaced Indianapolis circuit

    Works Ducati rider Nicky Hayden had the privilege of testing the newly repaved Indianapolis Motor Speedway last week, evaluating the changes on a Ducati...

    MotoGP
  81. Wednesday 15 June 2011

  82. Hayden tests GP12 at Mugello 09:14

    Hayden tests GP12 at Mugello

    Nicky Hayden was in action at Mugello on Tuesday in order to trial the new Ducati GP12. As test rider Franco Battaini continued the development programme of...

    MotoGP
  83. Friday 8 April 2011

  84. Rossi and Hayden to sample 2012 Ducati 12:15

    Rossi and Hayden to sample 2012 Ducati

    Ducati is poised to run its new, 2012-specification Desmosedici GP12 at Jerez in the hands of Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayen, following a shakedown for the...

    MotoGP
  85. Thursday 31 March 2011

  86. We have no miracle plan, says Hayden 10:18

    We have no miracle plan, says Hayden

    Nicky Hayden admits that Ducati is attempting to make gradual progress as opposed to any dramatic changes at present. The American now heads to Jerez, where...

    MotoGP
  87. Thursday 17 March 2011

  88. Ducati duo eager to improve pace of GP11 15:20

    Ducati duo eager to improve pace of GP11

    The MotoGP field will be back in action at the Losail Circuit in Qatar on Thursday, with the Ducati pair of Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden raring to go as...

    MotoGP
  89. Monday 14 March 2011

  90. Ducati riders endure difficult final day 23:55

    Ducati riders endure difficult final day

    The last pre-season test prior to the season-opening Qatar Grand Prix proved challenging for Ducati, with Nicky Hayden and Valentino Rossi struggling to...

    MotoGP
  91. Monday 7 March 2011

  92. Rossi greeted by thousands in Bologna 10:26

    Rossi greeted by thousands in Bologna

    The city of Bologna was the scene last Friday as Valentino Rossi made his first public appearance in Italy as a Ducati rider, with the multiple World...

    MotoGP
  93. Wednesday 23 February 2011

  94. Hayden hoping to find more speed 14:41

    Hayden hoping to find more speed

    Nicky Hayden is pinning his hopes on making further progress during the final day of testing in Sepang on Thursday, with the American driver revealing how...

    MotoGP
  95. Thursday 20 January 2011

  96. 05:00

    Video: Rossi and Hayden take to the ice

    MotoGP
  97. Tuesday 18 January 2011

  98. Ducati commences three-day Jerez test 09:28

    Ducati commences three-day Jerez test

    Ducati Team Manager Vittoriano Guareschi began a three-day test with Franco Battaini at Jerez on Monday, as the new GP11 bike was put through its paces at...

    MotoGP
  99. Wednesday 12 January 2011

  100. Ducati unveils 2011 contender in Italy 15:29

    Ducati unveils 2011 contender in Italy

    Maintaining tradition, Italian ski resort Madonna di Campiglio was the venue on Wednesday as Ducati launched its new bike, the Desmosedici GP11. This season...

    MotoGP
  101. Wednesday 27 October 2010

  102. It’s now or never, says Hayden 05:00

    It’s now or never, says Hayden

    Ducati Marlboro Team rider Nicky Hayden has said he will be looking to try and finish the season in a ‘positive way’ this weekend in Portugal, scene of the p...

    MotoGP
  103. Friday 15 October 2010

  104. Hayden: It was nasty - and I mean nasty 10:22

    Hayden: It was nasty - and I mean nasty

    Nicky Hayden was shocked by conditions in practice at Phillip Island today and he said the wind was the big issue, rather than the rain. Despite that...

    MotoGP
  105. Tuesday 12 October 2010

  106. Phillip Island is awesome, says Hayden 12:47

    Phillip Island is awesome, says Hayden

    Ducati Marlboro Team’s Nicky Hayden can’t wait for Phillip Island this coming weekend, the third and final instalment of the MotoGP World Championship’s grue...

    MotoGP
  107. Saturday 9 October 2010

  108. Hayden: A shock to be second 08:47

    Hayden: A shock to be second

    Nicky Hayden was almost lost for words in the immediate aftermath of Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, having taken second position and narrowly...

    MotoGP
  109. Friday 8 October 2010

  110. Hayden left frustrated by sluggish Malaysian Friday 11:56

    Hayden left frustrated by sluggish Malaysian Friday

    Nicky Hayden was unable to make amends following a tough Japanese Grand Prix meeting last weekend, managing only the fifteenth best time of the sixteen...

    MotoGP
  111. Friday 1 October 2010

  112. Hayden: Late crash a bummer! 15:48

    Hayden: Late crash a bummer!

    Nicky Hayden suffered a late off in opening practice today at Motegi in Japan. That left the Ducati Marlboro Team man down in 13th and after also losing...

    MotoGP
  113. Tuesday 28 September 2010

  114. Hayden out to 'build' on Aragón form in Japan 13:32

    Hayden out to 'build' on Aragón form in Japan

    Ducati Marlboro Team’s Nicky Hayden is looking forward to this weekend and after taking his first podium of the season in Aragón he has said he wants to bu...

    MotoGP
  115. Tuesday 21 September 2010

  116. Hayden: I did a bit of a backyard move! 04:00

    Hayden: I did a bit of a backyard move!

    Ducati Marlboro Team’s Nicky Hayden snatched third from MotoGP championship leader Jorge Lorenzo in the final corner at the inaugural event at Motorland A...

    MotoGP
  117. Sunday 19 September 2010

  118. Hayden goes fastest in warm-up session 09:41

    Hayden goes fastest in warm-up session

    The sun was out and the conditions cool on Sunday morning at Aragón as the MotoGP class made its final preparations ahead of the race. Nicky Hayden was the...

    MotoGP
  119. Wednesday 1 September 2010

  120. Hayden hoping for large points haul in Italy 16:00

    Hayden hoping for large points haul in Italy

    Nicky Hayden is yet to finish in the top ten at the San Marino Grand Prix, with last year’s race having been typical of his 2009 campaign as he became the f...

    MotoGP