Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

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Moto Racing / March 11, 2017

THE world’s best motorcycle racers — including Australian ace Jack Miller — will descend on Phillip ­Island as pre-season testing hits top gear.

WE’VE had carnage in the Moto3 at Phillip Island, with 12 of the 34 riders involved in stacks in the first five laps. WATCH THE BIG CRASH HERE

HONDA champion Marc Marquez crashed out of the Australian MotoGP in dramatic fashion, leaving the race to be won by Brit Cal Crutchlow. WATCH MARQUEZ’S CRASH

MARC Marquez is still only 23. It’s easy to forget his relative youth, considering he has five world titles under his belt, including three at MotoGP level.

RETIRING Aussie motor-racing great Mark Webber was at Phillip Island for the MotoGP and while talking up Jack Miller’s progress, he’s paid tribute to an icon of the sport.

WET weather blighted the opening day of practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island, but the news wasn’t all bad - especially for the local hopes.

RAIN washed away the second free practice session for MotoGP riders at the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island after Cal Crutchlow was fastest in morning practice.

THE Australian assault on the Japanese MotoGP ended in disappointment with Jack Miller, returning from a hand injury, crashing out on the seventh lap.

TWO weeks ago, Jorge Lorenzo got into a tense dispute with Valentino Rossi over his opinion of the Italian. They’re now at Aragon and not much has changed.

HE might be injured and off the track but Jack Miller is still making his mark, driving a boom in ticket sales for next month’s Australian GP at Phillip Island.

JARRED Brook does not have a licence to ride his motorbike on the road yet but he’s is already powering down the fast lane toward his sport’s pinnacle in the MotoGP.

A PRE-race tyre gamble left Marc Marquez trailing by 30 seconds in the German GP, before another gamble netted him his seventh-straight Sachsenring win.

THE next big pieces of MotoGP’s 2017 rider transfer market have fallen into place with Marc Marquez and Pol Espargaro announcing their plans.

VALENTINO Rossi hadn’t led a single lap in the first three MotoGP races of 2016. He rectified that in Jerez, leading the Spanish Grand Prix from start to finish.

JORGE Lorenzo’s fractious pairing with Valentino Rossi is over, with the Spanish triple world champion announcing a lucrative switch from Yamaha to Ducati.

VIDEO: Jack Miller was among MotoGP’s fastest in Argentina, but he almost hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Watch him almost clean up Valentino Rossi!

TWICE world champion Marc Marquez set the fastest time in practice for the Grand Prix of Argentina, as Aussie Jack Miller got in on Honda’s dominance.

NEW tyres, new electronics; same winner. Jorge Lorenzo’s smile said it all after claiming victory in the first race of the 2016 MotoGP season in Qatar.

INJURED Australian MotoGP rider Jack Miller has been given the all-clear to ride in pre-season testing at Phillip island next week.

NEW tyres, new electronics packages and a new team for Jack Miller — but it was still a mid-pack finish for the Aussie in MotoGP testing at Valencia for 2016.

LIVE: Follow all the action as practice gets underway for the MotoGP title-deciding race at Valencia. Click here for live timing, live video.

VALENTINO Rossi will officially start Sunday’s MotoGP race in last place after his legal bid to have his Malaysian GP penalty suspended was denied.

VALENTINO Rossi may be starting from the rear of the grid at Valencia, but the MotoGP title is still within his grasp. Here’s where he needs to finish to win it.

NINE-time world champion Valentino Rossi has appealed his sanction for kicking defending MotoGP champion Marc Marquez off his bike at the Malaysian GP.

THE 2015 Malaysian GP will go down in history as one of the most controversial and gossiped-about MotoGP races ever. Let’s separate the myths from the facts.

Source: www.news.com.au