Category Archive: Bikes

Dec 09

Austrian GP voted best of 2016

Returning Red Bull Ring event takes top honours this season

MotoGP logo The 2016 Austrian GP has been named the best of the season by the Grand Prix Commission, comprised of members representing the FIM, IRTA and Dorna, after MotoGP™ returned to Austria for the first time in 19 years at the Red Bull Ring near Spielberg for the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich that took place in mid-August. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas tickets now on sale!

The Only MotoGP Stop in the U.S. Returns to COTA on April 21st – 23rd

Circuit of The Americas logo Circuit of The Americas (COTA) today launched its ticket sales for the 2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. The only MotoGP race weekend to take place on U.S. soil in 2017 will be staged for the fifth year in succession at the only purpose-built motorsports facility in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

MotoGP first Motorsport to partner with Sportradar Integrity Services

A global leader in understand and leveraging the power of sports data and content

MotoGP logo MotoGP have announced today that starting with the 2017 season, the MotoGP, the Moto2 and the Moto3 seasons will be overseen by Sportradar’s Integrity Services, as part of a wider, mulit-year integrity partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

The Quebec City and Montreal Motorcycle Shows back in February 2017

Ready for the 2017 riding season? Because passion does not take the winter off!

The Montreal Motorcycle Show logo The very popular Quebec City and Montreal Motorcycle Shows, presented by La Capitale General Insurance, will roar back into the province from February 3 to February 5, 2017, at the Centre de foires in Quebec City and from February 24 to February 26, 2017, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

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Dec 02

Arai to partner Asia Talent Cup

Legendary helmet manufacturer becomes Official Helmet of the ATC

MotoGP - Arai to partner Asia Talent Cup After another incredible year of racing for young talents across Asia and the Pacific, the Asia Talent Cup (ATC) and Dorna Sports are proud to announce legendary Japanese helmet manufacturer Arai as the Official Helmet of the ATC. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

FIM Gala: 2016 World Champions honoured in Berlin

Annual prize-giving gala toasts motorcycling’s best of 2016

FIM Gala 2016 World Champions honoured in Berlin The incredible capital city of Germany – Berlin – was the host for this year’s prestigious FIM Gala ceremony, with the Tempodrom venue close to the world-renowned Potsdamer Platz having the honour of receiving 34 FIM World Champions, 11 FIM Team World Champions, seven FIM Legends and three special prizewinners in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park: IMSA Races to the North

In 2017, Canada will celebrate its sesquicentennial and with CTMP being built in 1961

2016-07-09-1318Each year, The IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge hop across the longest international border in the world to bring some of the best sports car racing to Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

WorldSBK 2017 provisional calendar confirmed 

Dates confirmed for the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

The provisional calendar for the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship was announced on Friday the 25th of November, 2016.

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Nov 23

Jorge Lorenzo drives the F1 W05 Hybrid

From two wheels to four

2016-11-23 - Jorge Lorenzo drives the F1 W05 HybridFve-time motorcycle World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Team Partner Monster Energy joined forces last month for a one-of-a-kind test of man and machine at the historic Silverstone circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Andrea Dovizioso will race in Valencia behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo

The official Ducati Team MotoGP rider will participate in the sixth round and in the World Final in Pro-Am class

Andrea_Dovizioso_Lamborghini_Accademia For the occasion the Huracán will have a special livery designed by Centro Stile Lamborghini. Among the over sixty Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeos taking part in the World Final in Valencia, there will be one in particular to be carefully monitored. It will be the car number 100 “dressed” in a very original livery and its driver is a famous champion on two wheels. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Introducing MotoGP™: the Arcade Game

New arcade game gives fans the chance to lean into every corner – and line up on a MotoGP™ grid as their favourite riders.

Introducing MotoGP™ the Arcade Game Dorna Sports and Raw Thrills are thrilled to announce a new arcade game based on MotoGP™ – allowing fans to get on the seat of riders such as Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez and enjoy the thrills of the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express has signed an agreement to become Official Logistics Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions DHL Express will be the Official Logistics Provider for the first Race Of Champions on American soil – inside Marlins Park in Miami on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Nakagami and Di Giannantonio fastest as testing begins for 2017

Idemitsu Honda Team Asia and Gresini Racing Moto3 riders fastest as action opens

MotoGP logo Takaaki Nakagami (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) went fastest over a two day Moto2™ and Moto3™ test at the Circuito de Jerez, as many traveled from the Valencia GP to begin preparations for next season in the south of Spain. Alex Marquez (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS) was second fastest, only 0.022 behind Nakagami’s quickest lap. The two riders also went fastest on day one. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

MotoGP™ finale crowned by presentation of 2017 Tissot MotoGP™ Watch collection 

Another thrilling MotoGP™ season has come to an end

The 2017 Tissot MotoGP Collection In celebration, Tissot presents the 2017 MotoGP Collection, inspired by the fast-paced and breath-taking performances of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Lonely at the top: Viñales keeps his throne on day two

MotoGP Official Test Day 2

MotoGP -  Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s new signing top once again on the second and final day of testing in Valencia. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) is settling into his new home well – fastest on day one at the Valencia test and then repeating the feat on day two for an amazing debut.

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Nov 16

WorldSBK: 2017 begins today with testing in Aragon

2017 preparations commence this week

MotorLand Aragon The first round of winter testing begins this Wednesday the 16th November at MotorLand Aragon. The test will see Honda World Superbike Team, Aruba.it Racing – Ducati, Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team and Kawasaki Racing Team will take to the Spanish circuit to make their first improvements ahead of next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Top Gun: Viñales shoots ahead as Lorenzo gets off to a flier

MotoGP Official Test Day

MotoGP - Maverick VIñales New kids on the block steal the headlines on Day 1 of 2017 testing in Valencia.  Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has topped the first test day for the 2017 MotoGP™ season, up to speed quickly before then stealing the top spot from new yet veteran teammate Valentino Rossi as the day wore on – an incredible statement of intent in his new home. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™

French oil company remain the exclusive fuel supplier to the Moto2™ and Moto3™ classes for another 3 years

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™ Total are to stay on board with the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship as official fuel supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ for another three years, until 2019. Founded in 1924, the company is a global integrated energy producer and provider, and in 2016 has supplied fuel to both the Moto2™ and Moto3™ FIM World Championships: an important challenge set to continue for three more seasons.

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Nov 14

Happy new year: 2017 testing begins in Valencia

Valencia MotoGP™ Official Test

MotoGP logo Lorenzo, Viñales and Iannone head the rider shuffle as KTM settle into the premier class. The 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship may be over, but bikes are already back on track at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana on Tuesday and Wednesday – for the first test sessions of the 2017 season, from 10am to 5pm local time (GMT +1).
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Nov 13

Goodbye 2016: FIM Awards Ceremony closes the MotoGP™ season

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

The 2016 MotoGP World Champion, Marc Márquez The historic year comes to an end as the prize-giving gala closes out 2016.  After another three incredible races on Sunday at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana, the FIM Awards ceremony finally brought the curtain down on a history-maker of a season – where Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was top billing as he received his MotoGP™ World Champion trophy after taking the title in October at the Twin Ring Motegi, alongside fellow top three finishers Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP. Read the rest of this entry »

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