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MotoGP 2021: Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo tops field following final practice, Marc Marquez in 15th position
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MotoGP 2021: Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo tops field following final practice, Marc Marquez in 15th position

Quartararo clocked 1min 39.044sec to finish ahead of Italians Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) and Friday pacesetter Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team).

MotoGP: Returning after nine months, Marc Marquez finishes third fastest in free practice ahead of Portuguese GP
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MotoGP: Returning after nine months, Marc Marquez finishes third fastest in free practice ahead of Portuguese GP

The Spaniard fared marginally less well in the second session but still produced the sixth fastest time overall to round off an exciting return, 271 days after his crash at the Spanish Grand Prix.

MotoGP 2021: Honda's Marc Marquez set to return from injury at next weekend's Portuguese GP
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MotoGP 2021: Honda's Marc Marquez set to return from injury at next weekend's Portuguese GP

Marquez fractured his right arm when he fell in the first Grand Prix of last season, an injury that required three bouts of surgery, the last in December.

MotoGP 2021: Fabio Quartararo wins Doha race with Johann Zarco completing French double
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MotoGP 2021: Fabio Quartararo wins Doha race with Johann Zarco completing French double

Spanish rookie Jorge Martin, the teammate of Zarco, was third after starting the race on pole position.

MotoGP 2021: Maverick Vinales wins season-opening Qatar in windy, sandy conditions
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MotoGP 2021: Maverick Vinales wins season-opening Qatar in windy, sandy conditions

Francesco Bagnaia on another Ducati came third on his first ride in the factory team after starting on pole, beating reigning champion Joan Mir of Suzuki back into fourth in the final moments of the race

MotoGP 2021: Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia takes first pole of season in Qatar pipping Fabio Quartararo
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MotoGP 2021: Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia takes first pole of season in Qatar pipping Fabio Quartararo

Another Yamaha rider, Spaniard Maverick Vinales completed the front row after nudging out Italian veteran Valentino Rossi of Yamaha satellite team SRT, late in the session.

MotoGP 2021: Six-time champion Marc Marquez out of Qatar Grand Prix after surgery
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MotoGP 2021: Six-time champion Marc Marquez out of Qatar Grand Prix after surgery

Marquez fractured his right arm on 19 July when he fell in the first Grand Prix of last season, an injury that required three bouts of surgery, the last in December.

MotoGP 2021: Italian veteran Andrea Dovizioso to test with Aprilia ahead of season
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MotoGP 2021: Italian veteran Andrea Dovizioso to test with Aprilia ahead of season

Dovizioso, who turns 35 on 23 March, began his career in 2000 racing 125cc bikes for Aprilia. He reached MotoGP in 2008 winning 15 races and finishing runner up in the championship for three straight seasons from 2017-19 with Ducati.

MotoGP Argentina Grand Prix racetrack partly damaged by fire, says owner Hector Farina
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MotoGP Argentina Grand Prix racetrack partly damaged by fire, says owner Hector Farina

"Unfortunately, all of the stands were destroyed. It also includes the press room, Race Control and the VIP rooms," Hector Farina, who owns the racetrack in the northern province of Santiago del Estero, said in a statement.

MotoGP 2021 season to begin with two races in Qatar, pre-season testing to commence in first week of March
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MotoGP 2021 season to begin with two races in Qatar, pre-season testing to commence in first week of March

The two night races, both to be held at the Losail circuit on 28 March and 4 April, will be followed up by the Portuguese MotoGP at the Algarve International circuit on 18 April.

MotoGP: Ducati sign new deal with promoters Dorna Sports, guarantee presence on grid until 2026
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MotoGP: Ducati sign new deal with promoters Dorna Sports, guarantee presence on grid until 2026

Based in Bologna, Italy, Ducati entered MotoGP in 2003, securing the riders' world title with Casey Stoner in 2007.

MotoGP: Aprilia to choose between Bradley Smith, Lorenzo Savadori as replacement for banned rider Andrea Iannone
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MotoGP: Aprilia to choose between Bradley Smith, Lorenzo Savadori as replacement for banned rider Andrea Iannone

Briton Smith and Italy's Savadori filled in for Iannone this year after he was suspended for testing positive for an anabolic steroid in November 2019. His ban was recently extended from 18 months to four years.

MotoGP 2020: KTM Tech 3's Miguel Oliveira wins season-ending Portuguese GP
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MotoGP 2020: KTM Tech 3's Miguel Oliveira wins season-ending Portuguese GP

Oliveira followed up his maiden victory in Styria in August by taking the title at Portimao in what was his first race in the premier class in his home country.

MotoGP 2020: Portuguese Miguel Oliveira grabs maiden pole position in home race
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MotoGP 2020: Portuguese Miguel Oliveira grabs maiden pole position in home race

Sunday's race, held in front of empty stands due to the pandemic, provides Morbidelli with a chance to clinch second place in the world championship behind Mir.

MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins first championship with seventh-place finish at Valencia
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MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins first championship with seventh-place finish at Valencia

Pole-sitter Franco Morbidelli won the race for this third victory of the season, but it was not enough to keep Mir from securing the title with one race to go

MotoGP 2020: Australian Jack Miller tops Valencia MotoGP practice, championship leader Joan Mir crashes
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MotoGP 2020: Australian Jack Miller tops Valencia MotoGP practice, championship leader Joan Mir crashes

Mir suffered a late blip at the Ricardo Tormo circuit when he came off at Turn 4 with 11 minutes to go, an error that saw him drop to 11th in the standings.

MotoGP 2020: Six-time champion Marc Marquez delays return to action until 2021, announce Honda
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MotoGP 2020: Six-time champion Marc Marquez delays return to action until 2021, announce Honda

Marquez, 27, had won the title four years in a row but has been sidelined since crashing out of the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez on 19 July.

MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's doping ban extended to four years by CAS after failing to prove innocence
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MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's doping ban extended to four years by CAS after failing to prove innocence

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said its three judges dismissed the Italian rider’s appeal against an 18-month ban and upheld the World Anti-Doping Agency’s counter appeal requesting a four-year sanction.

MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins European MotoGP, increases lead in world championship to 37 points
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MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins European MotoGP, increases lead in world championship to 37 points

Mir took advantage of title rival Fabio Quartararo's first-lap crash while compatriot Alex Rins ensured a one-two finish for Suzuki, the first for the Japanese manufacturer since 1982.

MotoGP 2020: Jack Miller tops practice ahead of European MotoGP qualifying, Valentino Rossi returns
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MotoGP 2020: Jack Miller tops practice ahead of European MotoGP qualifying, Valentino Rossi returns

Seven-time world MotoGP champion Rossi made his comeback for Yamaha having missed back-to-back races at MotorLand Aragon last month after testing positive for COVID-19.