Dani Pedrosa
Jun 17

MotoGP: Suppo says Honda’s priority is to keep Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa of Spain and Repsol Honda Team  starts from box during the MotoGp of Catalunya- Qualifying at Circuit de Catalunya on June 14, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

of Spain and Team starts from box during the of - Qualifying on June 14, 2014. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Team Principal has declared that Honda aims to retain the services of Dani Pedrosa, whose current contract expires at the end of 2014.

Pedrosa has raced with Repsol Honda Team since he stepped up to the MotoGP™ premier class at the start of 2006, having also taken the majority of the manufacturer’s 100 Grand Prix victories since the four-stroke era began in 2002.

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Jun 16

MotoGP: Marc Marquez, the last lap master

Marc Marquez celebrates after scoring his seventh consecutive victory in the 2014 Catalunya GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after scoring his seventh consecutive victory in the 2014 GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez has become the master of the last lap dash in establishing an astonishing domination over his rivals.

Three times this season Marquez has been put under massive pressure by three of the world’s fastest and classiest racers – , and . All three have failed to end Marquez’s amazing winning streak after being out-raced on the final, frenetic surge to the checkered flag.

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Jun 15

MotoGP: Marquez scores seventh consecutive win after incredible on-track battle

The Gran Premi Monster Energy de produced another brilliant race on Sunday, with securing the victory on the final lap ahead of and .

Marquez crossed the line half a second in front of Movistar Yamaha rider Rossi, surviving a late scare as Pedrosa touched his rear wheel in the final stages, the latter almost crashing and having to settle for third.

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Jun 14

Pedrosa on MotoGP pole as Marquez streak ends with crash

Dani Pedrosa of Spain and Repsol Honda Team rounds the bend during the MotoGp of Catalunya- Free Practice at Circuit de Catalunya on June 13, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

rounds the bend during the of Free Practice at Circuit de on June 13, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Saturday afternoon’s Q2 at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya ended with Dani Pedrosa securing pole position, ahead of and on row one for Sunday’s race – with Marquez suffering a late crash in the session.

At his home event, Pedrosa took his first pole since the 2013 Catalan Grand Prix with a 1:40.985s lap in the Barcelona-Catalunya heat and, in doing so, the rider ended Marquez’ successive pole run.

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Jun 10

MotoGP: Pedrosa speaks on 2014 form with Honda’s 100th victory up for grabs

Dani Pedrosa has only finished as low as fifth and as high as second during the 2014 season, currently placing him third in the MotoGP points. (Photo:  Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

has only finished as low as fifth and as high as second during the 2014 season, currently placing him third in the points. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Having seen his early season podium form affected by arm pump problems at the last two rounds, Pedrosa would love nothing more than a first victory of 2014 to improve his championship standing. A victory for Honda this weekend would be the manufacture’s 100th win in MotoGP.

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