Category archives for: MotoGP

Schwantz & COTA End Dispute, Team Up

Kevin Schwantz

Circuit of The Americas (COTA) and motorcycle racing legend Kevin Schwantz have amicably settled their legal differences and have reached a new agreement to collaboratively promote motorcycling racing at the Austin circuit and across the United States.

Marquez Begins Title Defense In Style

Marc Marquez (93) beats Valentino Rossi to the finish line to win Sunday's MotoGP opener in Qatar. (MotoGP Photo)

Defending MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez started his title defense with a victory in Qatar on Sunday, beating Valentino Rossi in a close battle at the Losail Int’l Circuit.

Marquez Surprises With Qatar Pole

Marc Marquez will start from the pole for Sunday's MotoGP opener in Qatar. (MotoGP Photo)

MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez will start on the pole for Sunday’s first MotoGP race of the year at the Losail Int’l Circuit.

Espargaro Stays Fast In Qatar Practice

Aleix Espargaro remained fastest in MotoGP practice Friday in Qatar. (MotoGP Photo)

NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro completed a clean sweep of all three MotoGP practice sessions at the Losail Int’l Circuit Friday.

Espargaro Sets Early MotoGP Pace In Qatar

Aleix Espargaro was fastest in the first practice session for Sunday's MotoGP opener in Qatar. (MotoGP Photo)

Aleix Espargaro of NGM Forward Racing set the pace in the opening FP1 session of the year for the premier MotoGP class at Qatar’s Losail Int’l Circuit on Thursday.

MotoGP Regulation Changes Approved

The start of the 2013 MotoGP race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (David E. Heithaus photo)

The MotoGP Grand Prix Commission has approved a series of changes to the MotoGP class, including making the championship ECU and software mandatory for all entries beginning in 2016.

Lorenzo Sets Pace At MotGP Tire Test

Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha photo)

On his penultimate lap of the Phillip Island tire safety test Jorge Lorenzo set the best time of the three days of on-track activity with a lap of one minute and 29.068 seconds.

Movistar Supports Yamaha MotoGP Team

Movistar Supports Yamaha MotoGP Team

Yamaha Motor Co., has announced one its most significant partnership announcements in recent years of the MotoGP World Championship.

Rossi & Pedrosa Lead Sepang Drills

Valentino Rossi during testing Friday at Sepang Int'l Circuit. (Yamaha photo)

Yamaha Factory Racing’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa concluded the second Sepang MotoGP test with an identical one minute, 59.999-second lap times Friday at Sepang Int’l Circuit.

Ducati To Utilize MotoGP’s ‘Open’ Option

Cal Crutchlow tests his Ducati in Malaysia. (Ducati photo)

The Ducati Team announced Friday it will compete in the 2014 MotoGP Championship in the Open classification.


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