MOTOGP: It’s Rossi Over Marquez in Dramatic Finish to Dutch Grand Prix in Assen

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ASSEN, Netherlands – official series release — Yamaha photo — Valentino Rossi claimed his third MotoGP victory of the year in dramatic fashion after an incredible race-long battle with Marc Marquez at TT Circuit Assen. Fans at TT Circuit Assen were treated to an incredible MotoGP battle as the nine-time World Champion managed to hold off Marquez in a thrilling …

MOTOGP: Even Against Mother Nature, Marquez Goes to Eight Straight

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ASSEN, The Netherlands – official release — MotoGP photo — Not even Mother Nature was enough to stop Marc Marquez from scoring his eighth-straight MotoGP victory Saturday at TT Circuit Assen. The race started after a delay due to wet conditions, with Andrea Dovizioso at the front early in the race as Marquez gave chase. Marquez eventually took the lead …

MOTOGP: Espargaro Scores First Career MotoGP Pole in Assen

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ASSEN, The Neatherlands – official release — MotoGP photo — Aleix Espargaro captured the pole for Saturday’s MotoGP event at a soggy TT Circuit Assen Friday afternoon, the first pole of his MotoGP career. A group of riders were bunched up in an early dash from pit lane as they sensed light rain could become heavier right at the beginning …

MOTOGP: Espargaro Sets Record Pace at Assen

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ASSEN, The Netherlands – official release — MotoGP photo — Aleix Espargaro was the quickest rider on track, setting a record pace during MotoGP practice at TT Circuit Assen Thursday. Espargaro produced the fastest ever lap on the current Assen track (1:33.653) towards the end of the second on a soft rear tire. The Spaniard beating Casey Stoner’s 2012 lap …