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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German Grand Prix 2018 – Fast Facts

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on German Grand Prix 2018 – Fast Facts

The MotoGP podium at the Dutch TT had the youngest average age since the Dutch TT two years earlier when Jack Miller won from Marc Marquez and Scott Redding. The podium at the Dutch TT: [...]

German Grand Prix 2018 – facts and stats

July 11th, 2018|Comments Off on German Grand Prix 2018 – facts and stats

The 2018 German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring will be the 80th Grand Prix event to be held on German soil The first motorcycle Grand Prix to be held in Germany was the West German [...]

Closest top 15 of all-time

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Closest top 15 of all-time

Dani Pedrosa finished the Dutch TT in 15th place, crossing the line just 16.043 seconds behind race winner Marc Marquez – the closest top fifteen of all-time in a full length premier-class grand prix. This [...]

Dutch TT 2018 – Fast Facts

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Dutch TT 2018 – Fast Facts

The MotoGP podium at the Catalunya Grand Prix (Lorenzo, Marquez, Ross) set new records for the accumulated number of grand prix wins (246) and the accumulated number of premier-class wins – 173. At the Dutch [...]