martinpicMartin Raines has been involved in motorcycle racing for over 40 years and since 1996 has produced the official MotoGP statistics for Dorna that is distributed to teams, media and TV commentators worldwide. He has compiled results and statistics for a number of MotoGP books, magazines and newspapers. He was joint author with Julian Ryder of the MotoGP Source Book – the official 60-year history of motorcycle grand prix racing.

Away from the MotoGP paddock Martin is Director of engineering consultancy and software company CapraTechnology that has developed capable design techniques used by a number of high profile manufacturing companies. 

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Austin 2018 – Fast Facts

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Six different riders have finished on the podium in the first two races of the year – the first time this has occurred since 1977 when the second race of the year in Austria was [...]

Grand Prix racing at Austin

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

This is the sixth successive year that a MotoGP event has been held at the Austin circuit. In total, there have been 30 previous Grand Prix events hosted in the USA: Daytona – 2, Laguna [...]

Cal Crutchlow re-writes the record books

April 16th, 2018|2 Comments

Cal Crutchlow’s win in Argentina, that took him to the head of the championship standings, will go down in the record books for many reasons, including: - Last time a British rider led the premier-class [...]

Fast Facts – Argentina 2018

April 4th, 2018|2 Comments

In Qatar Andrea Dovizioso became the first Ducati rider to win the opening MotoGP race of the year since Casey Stoner in 2009. If he should win in Argentina it will be Ducati’s first ever [...]