Tag Archive: MotoGP

Jan 26

MotoGP™ legend Nieto inaugurates Jerez Walk of Fame

In an event attended by Mayor María José García-Pelayo

MotoGP™ Legend Nieto inaugurates Jerez Walk of FameIn an event to mark the commencement of Jerez’s celebrations as the World Motorcycling Capital, MotoGP™ Legend Angel Nieto was the first rider to be inducted into the southern Spanish city’s new Walk of Fame. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015

The Colombian recently suffered a left shoulder dislocation

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015 Pramac Racing have announced that Yonny Hernandez will not be available for the first MotoGP™ test of 2015 at Sepang from February 4th to 7th, due to a shoulder injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Experienced Italian rider Marco Melandri makes a welcome return to MotoGP™ in 2015 with Aprilia and the new Factory Aprilia Gresini team

Marco Melandri motivated by developing Aprilia machine in MotoGP

Marco Melandri face Ahead of the forthcoming preseason tests in Sepang in February motogp.com caught up with Melandri to get his thoughts on his return to the Grand Prix scene. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Pol Espargaro targets MotoGP™ top five in 2015

The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider clinched his top six finish at the last round of 2014

MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ Rookie of the Year Pol Espargaro aims to improve on his sixth place overall in the premier class general standings in the forthcoming season, but knows it will not be easy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Pedrosa’s ex-Crew Chief Mike Leitner joins KTM

Dani Pedrosa’s long-standing ex-Crew Chief Mike Leitner has joined KTM Factory Racing

Mike Leitner (photo motogp.com) Leitner will work on its ambitious MotoGP project, as reported by publication Speedweek.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Loris Capirossi: “When a rider has talent you see it in any category”

Capirossi on 2015 new faces and security

Loris Capirossi - Moto GP -10-2010 motogp.com recently spoke with former World Champion and MotoGP™ Safety Commission member Loris Capirossi to get his perspective on the forthcoming season and on some specifics relating to safety in Grand Prix racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

MotoGP: Amazing Marquez ‘rides MotoGP like dirt track’

“The amazing thing for me is that Marquez rides his MotoGP bike like he rides the dirt bike” – Daryl Beattie

MotoGP - Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible Double MotoGP champion Marc Marquez’s ability to throw his Repsol Honda around like a dirt bike amazes former 500cc star Daryl Beattie. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

2015 Race Dates: MotoGP, WSBK, BSB & Road Racing!

What’s on and when for MotoGP, World Superbike, British Superbike and Road Racing in 2015!

MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Valencia Grand Prix The current list of race dates for the 2015 MotoGP, World Superbike, British Superbike and main Road Racing events can be seen below. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Rookies set to thrill and learn again in 2015

24 teenagers from 14 nations

MotoGP logo The ninth season of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup will kick off in Jerez with the first race on Saturday May 2nd. Another fabulous 13 race year is in store beginning with the first European Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Laverty on joining Aspar and preparing for 2015

Laverty returns to the Grand Prix paddock in 2015

Laverty: An opportunity I have been waiting a long time forIrishman Eugene Laverty says ahead of his premier class debut: “DRIVE M7 Aspar Team have given me the opportunity I have been waiting a long time for”.

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Dec 19

Grand Prix Commission approves 2016 electronics development process

The Grand Prix Commission took the following decisions

MotoGP logo In their final meeting of the year the Grand Prix Commission have made specific decisions relating to preparations for regulation updates in the 2016 MotoGP™ season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Jorge Lorenzo triumphs in Abu Dhabi endurance event

Jorge Lorenzo played a successful role in a 12-hour endurance event over the weekend at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit.

Lorenzo shines in the endurance test in Abu DhabiDriving a Ferrari 458 GT3 Challenge Evo, the double MotoGP™ World title winner demonstrated his four-wheel skills once again to come out on top in the ‘Gentleman’ category of the event.

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Dec 15

Marquez ends 2014 with Superprestigio DTX win

Marc Marquez has ended a spectacular year in style by winning Saturday night’s Superprestigio DTX in Barcelona.

Marquez ends 2014 with Superprestigio DTX winThe MotoGP™ World Champion came out on top following an entertaining battle with Jared Mees, the reigning AMA Grand National Champion, as Kenny Noyes completed the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Marquez on move to Andorra

He as been living up until now in his home town of Cervera

MotoGP logo The MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez explained his move to Andorra on Friday at the press conference ahead of the Superprestigio DTX event in Barcelona, following criticism from some quarters in Spain over his motivations for the change. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

The Off-Season Show returns!

The Off-Season Show – Series 3

MotoGP logo The MotoGP™ season may be over, but your viewing experience continues as The Off-Season Show returns on Monday for its third series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Tickets for 2015 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas on sale Friday, Dec. 5

COTA’s 2015 MotoGP event features many new fan-friendly options

April MotoGP™ race at Circuit of The Americas to feature a one-of-a-kind display of Evel Knievel’s personal memorabilia and the return of the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show to downtown Austin. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Todt says Red Bull’s twin-turbo plan ‘nonsense’

FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly crisis-struck world of formula one.

2014-06-14-1001 Two backmarkers collapsed in 2014 and three other outfits are furious about the concentration of power and income in the paddock. Efforts to cut costs this year notably failed, and fingers of blame have been pointed in the direction of the sport’s ultra low-profile Todt, who many are now contrasting with his dictatorial predecessor Max Mosley. Read the rest of this entry »

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