Tag Archive: MotoGP

Feb 11

2016 MotoGP™ Calendar confirmed

Interested in going to one of the rounds?

2016 MotoGP™ Calendar confirmed The FIM and Dorna are pleased to confirm that the FIM Grand Prix World Championship calendar for 2016 is now final. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Jorge Lorenzo dominates inaugural day of 2016

Sepang hosted the first test of 2016

Jorge Lorenzo dominates inaugural day of 2016 The 2015 MotoGP™ World Champion continued his championship form, a second clear of the rest of the field as 2016 got underway at the #SepangTest.
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Jan 31

The wait is over: MotoGP™ stars return to the track for Sepang Test

Riders take to the track for the first time in 2016 for the Sepang test, with tyres and electronics the focus. 

MotoGP logo With the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP and Octo Pramac Racing Yakhnich teams having unveiled their 2016 liveries in January, the new MotoGP™ World Championship season is truly underway. Riders and teams now begin their final preparations before their first run on track in 2016, a season in which testing will be especially vital due to the large number of changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Valentino Rossi meets fans in Indonesia

Before heading to Sepang for the first MotoGP™ test of 2016, Valentino Rossi stopped by Indonesia to meet fans

Valentino Rossi meets fans in IndonesiaToday Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi was honoured for his major achievements as the face of Grand Prix racing during his appearance as a special guest of Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturer (YIMM) at the annual ‘Owner Dealer Business Meeting‘ (ODBM) held at The Mulia Resort in Bali. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

MotoGP™ 2016: A quest for records

After a dramatic end to 2015, the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship is set to be a hard fought, and record breaking, season

2016: A quest for recordsThe 2016 season will be the 68th edition of the MotoGP™ World Championship and will run over 18 Grands Prix in four continents and fifteen different countries. After preseason tests in Sepang, Philip Island and Losail the first race will be held in Qatar on the 20th of March, starting an eight-month battle for the title, concluding in Valencia on the 13th of November. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Octo Pramac Yakhnich unveil livery for 2016

On Wednesday 20th January Pramac celebrated 15 years  of competing in the MotoGP™ World Championship

Octo Pramac Yakhnich unveil livery for 2016The Ducati satellite team held their launch at Pramac’s headquarters in Italy on Wednesday as they prepare for their 15th season in MotoGP™. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Servus TV to become MotoGP broadcaster in Austria from 2016

ServusTV will be broadcasting the fastest Motorcycle race series of the world

MotoGP logo ServusTV has obtained the Austrian broadcasting rights to the FIM MotoGP World Championship and will telecast all MotoGP races live from March 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

The Ducati satellite team held their launch at Pramac’s headquarters in Italy on Wednesday

As they prepare for their 15th season in MotoGP™

Octo Pramac Yakhnich unveil livery for 2016Octo Pramac Yakhnich unveil livery for 2016. On Wednesday 20th January Pramac celebrated 15 years  of competing in the MotoGP™ World Championship.

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Jan 19

Valentino Rossi chatted exclusively to motogp.com about the 2016 MotoGP™ season

At the recent Movistar Yamaha Team launch in Barcelona

Rossi Interview: “Now we have to concentrate on the mission”Rossi Interview: “Now we have to concentrate on the mission”. “My aim is to be as fast as I can and fight for victory like I did last year.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Dorna signs deal with Brno until 2020

Brno is a part of World Championship history after hosting its first GP back in 1965

Dorna signs deal with Brno until 2020On the 11th January 2016 Dorna Sports and the Czech Grand Prix Association agreed a deal that will see MotoGP™ remain at the Automotodrom Brno until 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

MotoGP™ breaks boundaries in social media in 2015

The interaction has helped MotoGP™ to reach over 150 million

MotoGP logo MotoGP™ has had a fantastic year both off and on the track this year, with social media reflecting the passion of its worldwide audience.

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Dec 14

MotoGP: Decision of the Grand Prix Commission

FIM Grand Prix World Championship decision of the Grand Prix Commission 

FIM logo The Grand Prix Commission, composed of  Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Ignacio Verneda (FIM CEO), Herve Poncharal (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA) in the presence of Javier Alonso (Dorna)  and Mike Trimby (IRTA, Secretary of the meeting), in a meeting held on 10th of December 2015 in Madrid, made the following decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Dorna Sports extends TV rights distribution agreement with IMG until 2020

“MotoGP continues to grow in popularity with bike fans and viewers all over the world”

Dorna logo IMG, a global leader in sports, fashion and media and Dorna Sports, the exclusive commercial and TV rights holder of MotoGP, have extended their agreement for distribution of the TV Rights of the FIM MotoGP World Championship until the 2020 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

First test with KTM RC16 MotoGP™ bike for Kallio

Just four weeks after the official rollout, KTM test riders Alex Hofmann and Mika Kallio completed the first tests in Valencia.

First test with KTM RC16 MotoGP™ bike for KallioThanks to excellent conditions on the four-kilometer circuit, the two riders were able to put in numerous laps with Hofmann riding the new RC16 on Saturday and Kallio at the helm on Sunday.
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Nov 27

The 2016 MotoGP Videogame will be dressed in yellow

The game will be available from June 2016 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, and Windows PC/STEAM.

MotoGP Videogame Milestone, the largest Italian PC and Console game developer, specialised in racing games, announces Valentino Rossi The Game, dedicated to the life and career of the emblematic World Champion, upon the occasion of the Monza Rally Show 2015, a classic in the Italian motoring calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Sebastian Vettel crowned Champion of Champions in London

Following Team England 1’s triumph in last night’s ROC Nations Cup

2015-11-21 Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel put in a stunning performance to eclipse 19 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

Team England 1’s Priaulx and Plato win ROC Nations Cup at home in London

Legends from the world’s biggest motor sport series teamed up in pairs to battle for national and regional pride

2015-11-20_0068 Team England 1’s Andy Priaulx and Jason Plato are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2015 ROC Nations Cup in front of their home fans at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

COUNTDOWN TO ROC 2015: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2015 in London will be the 27th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Race Of Champions logo London’s former Olympic Stadium is the 12th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, London’s Wembley Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris.

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Nov 19

Motor sport legends prepare for this week’s Race Of Champions

The ROC 2015 field features no less than six current F1 drivers

ROC - Motor sport legends prepare for this week's Race Of Champions Many of the world’s greatest drivers put in their first laps of London’s former Olympic Stadium today ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions.

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Nov 19

Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy to replace injured MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo

Lorenzo suffered second degree burns to his leg as he celebrated winning his third MotoGP World Championship

Race Of Champions logo Six-time Olympic cycling gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy will have the chance to show off his skills on four wheels tomorrow evening after he was drafted in to replace Jorge Lorenzo in the ROC Nations Cup at London’s former Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

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