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Jan 30

Lorenzo below lap record pace to dominate Day 3

Five-time World Champion puts in the fastest ever lap of Sepang, with Pedrosa and Crutchlow on the chase

Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) decimated the competition on the third and final day of the #SepangTest, setting the fastest ever lap around the Malaysian venue with a 1:58.830.

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Jan 30

Lorenzo below lap record pace to dominate Day 3

Five-time World Champion puts in the fastest ever lap of Sepang, with Pedrosa and Crutchlow on the chase

Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) decimated the competition on the third and final day of the #SepangTest, setting the fastest ever lap around the Malaysian venue with a 1:58.830.

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Jan 29

Viñales and Rossi reign on Day 2 (updated)

Movistar Yamaha duo lock out the top, with Crutchlow, Lorenzo and Miller in close company

Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) went quickest on Day 2 at Sepang International Circuit, just beating teammate Valentino Rossi to the top late on as the Yamaha duo put in some timeattack laps.

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Jan 28

Pedrosa, Dovizioso, Lorenzo: the fastest three on Day 1

Repsol Honda Team rider blasts to the top on the first day of testing for 2018, ahead of a late Ducati charge

The first day of Official 2018 action began wet at Sepang International Circuit, with the majority of the field setting some laps but then waiting it out as the track began to dry.

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Jan 27

Back with a bang: the wait for the #SepangTest is over

Testing, testing: 1, 2, 3 days of action in Malaysia mean one thing and one thing only: MotoGP™ is BACK!

It’s that time of year again: the Sepang test. Now a mainstay of preseason excitement as it heads up the agenda as first track action of the year, the sweltering heat and challenging layout of the Malaysian venue is once again ready to welcome the class of the new MotoGP™ season: 24 riders, 12 teams, and one World Championship title up for grabs. The questions are many, and the answers will be hard fought. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

New Movistar Yamaha MotoGP machines revealed in Madrid

Rossi and Viñales take top billing as their new team colours for 2018 are unveiled

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP had their Team Presentation in Madrid on Wednesday, with Izaskun Ruiz and Dylan Gray hosting the event as riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales revealed their colours for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

Back with a bang: the wait for the #SepangTest is over Testing, testing: 1, 2, 3 days of action in Malaysia mean one thing and one thing only: MotoGP™ is BACK!

Testing, testing: 1, 2, 3 days of action in Malaysia mean one thing and one thing only: MotoGP™ is BACK!

It’s that time of year again: the Sepang test. Now a mainstay of preseason excitement as it heads up the agenda as first track action of the year, the sweltering heat and challenging layout of the Malaysian venue is once again ready to welcome the class of the new MotoGP™ season: 23 riders, 12 teams, and one World Championship title up for grabs.

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Jan 18

Keanu Reeves and Nico Terol on track in Valencia

motor1.com reports on the actor taking some tips from the 2011 125 World Champion

Keanu Reeves y Nico Terol en el Circuit Ricardo TormoAs reported by motor1.com, Hollywood superstar Keanu Reeves has been out on track at Valencia with Nico Terol. Riding on Monday, the famously bike-crazy actor took advantage of some time off to put in the laps under the watchful eye of the 2011 125 World Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Airbags: compulsory from 2018

New regulations designed to increase rider safety set to come into force for the new season

Airbags: compulsory from 2018From 2018, it will be compulsory across all classes within the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship for riders’ race suits to be fitted with airbag systems. These must be worn in every session by every permanent rider, and must be functional when on track.

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Dec 21

Members of MotoGP™ Medical Team named best in Spain

Both members of MotoGP™ Medical Direction

Members of MotoGP™ Medical Direction named best in SpainForbes identifies both MotoGP Medical Director Doctor Angel Charte and Traumatology Specialist Doctor Xavier Mir as two of the best doctors in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

PTT announced as title sponsor of the Thailand GP

Thai energy giant to take top billing at the first ever MotoGP™ race weekend in Buriram

PTT announced as title sponsor of the Thailand GPDorna Sports is delighted to announce that Thai company PTT will title sponsor the Thailand GP in 2018, naming the exciting inaugural race weekend – set for the 5th to 7th October 2018 – the PTT Thailand Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

FIM Moto-e World Cup to race with Michelin

French tyre manufacturer to supply innovative electric motorcycle series, which begins in 2019

FIM Moto-e World Cup to race with MichelinDorna is thrilled to announce Michelin as the official tyre supplier for the upcoming FIM Moto-e World Cup, which begins in 2019. The supplier for the premier class of Grand Prix racing, MotoGP™, Michelin are the perfect collaborator for the new Moto-e World Cup as high-octane racing meets zero emissions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

Energica to supply motorcycles for FIM Moto-e World Cup

Italian innovator Energica will be the single manufacturer for the FIM Moto-e World Cup when engines switch on in 2019

Image resultThe FIM Moto-e World Cup is becoming a reality in 2019, ushering in the beginning of a new era for two-wheeled motorsport: competition on electric motorcycles. Dorna is delighted to announce that the supplier for this new and exciting prospect will be Italian innovator Energica. The model that will be used by teams in the new competition will be a tuned version of Energica Ego. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Dunlop to remain tyre supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ until 2020

The FIM Moto2™ and Moto3™ World Championships will continue racing on Dunlop tyres

Dunlop extends contract as Official Tyre Supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ Three-year contract extension sees the classic marque remain sole tyre supplier to the lightweight and intermediate classes until at least 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Rossi debuts stunning winter test helmet at Sepang

Huichol style for the ‘Doctor’ in the 2018 preseason

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken inspiration from Huichol art for his 2018 winter testing helmet design, first set to be used at a private test for Yamaha at Sepang underway soon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

MotoGP™ and Milestone to race together until 2021

World leader in development remains MotoGP videogame partner for a further four years

MotoGP logoMotoGP™ and Milestone have signed a contract renewal for the Italian developer to retain the licensing for the Official MotoGP™ videogame until at least December 2021. Extending an important partnership that began in 2012, this new agreement once again covers all console and PC platforms – making sure fans of MotoGP™ can race in the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship on the platform of their choice.
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Nov 27

FIM Gala: 2017 World Champions awarded in Andorra

Annual gala toasts the best of the season on two wheels

FIM Gala: 2017 World Champions awarded in AndorraEurope’s highest capital city was the host this season for the prestigious FIM Gala, with Champions from all disciplines on two wheels gathering together in Andorra La Vella to celebrate another stunning season of racing. More than 30 FIM World Champions were once again present in 2017 – making a surefire night to remember. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Dovizioso lays down a marker on Day 2 at Jerez

Italian fastest on the second day in southern Spain – followed by Crutchlow and Lorenzo

Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso was the quickest man on track on Day 2 of the private Jerez test and his day ended early, much like the Valencia test, after the Italian got through the planned programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

The reigning Champion has won the award for the top premier class qualifier every season he has been in MotoGP  

Five BMW M Awards in a row for Marquez

Marquez receiving the BMW M Award as the fastest qualifier once againThe record holder continued his winning streak in the BMW M Award in 2017: Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda Team) was the fastest qualifier in MotoGP™ once again this season, something that saw him clinch the coveted BMW M award for the fifth time in a row.

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Nov 15

Racing Together 1949-2016: book now available for pre-order

Commemorating 25 years of the collaboration between FIM, IRTA, the MSMA and Dorna

Racing Together: 1949-2016 TeaserThe long-awaited story of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship, Racing Together 1949-2016 is now available for pre-order online through Evro Publishing.

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