ECUs And Software Could Be A Challenge For MotoGP In 2016

2016 MotoGP ECU

It took a significant portion of the 2015 MotoGP season before the Repsol Honda team felt like it was performing consistently. However, a change to bike specifications could pose another challenge for them and the rest of the field for 2016. MotoGP bikes are scheduled to be equipped with Magnetti Marelli engine control units and […]

MotoGP Changes Penalty Point System

Valentino Rossi 2015 MotoGP Circuit of the Americas

MotoGP riders will have to accumulate more penalty points before actions are taken against them, according to a rule change race officials announced recently. The changes come in the aftermath of a collision between Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi at the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix race in October. Rossi finished third in the race. But […]

Jorge Lorenzo Wins MotoGP World Championship

Jorge Lorenzo - 2015 MotoGP Champion

In the conclusion to one of MotoGP’s most dramatic series to date, Jorge Lorenzo took home his fifth-ever MotoGP World Championship gold cup in front of 11,000 cheering fans. In an impressive display of superbike riding prowess, Lorenzo ran a flawless race. The Spaniard started in point position and lead the pack from start to finish, […]

Dani Pedrosa Wins Malaysian MotoGP

Dani Pedrosa 2015 MotoGP Sepang

Dani Pedrosa took home his second win of the season at the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix after another action-packed race Oct. 25. Pedrosa rode a near-perfect run at the Sepang International Circuit this past weekend in front of  a crowd of more than 88,000 fans. However, while Pedrosa’s maneuvering may have gone unhindered start to finish, other riders weren’t quite so […]

Marc Marquez Wins Australian MotoGP

Marc Marquez 2015 MotoGP Phillip Island

Marc Marquez took home his first-ever Australian MotoGP championship win after a brutal, four-way battle at Phillip Island. Marquez: Born To Ride The 22-year-old Spaniard was truly born to bike. Marquez discovered his calling before he turned 5, and has since turned his passion into a career. Marquez’s first professional experience came when he made […]

Valentino Rossi Claims Hard Fought Podium At Circuit Of The Americas

Valentino Rossi 2015 MotoGP Circuit of the Americas

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi secured a third place today at the Grand Prix of the Americas. His teammate, Jorge Lorenzo, also rode a strong race, despite not feeling at his hundred per cent due to illness, and finished fourth. The weekend at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) has been full of surprises […]

Marc Marquez Wins 2013 MotoGP Championship

Marc Marquez Wins 2013 MotoGP Championship

With a third-place finish at the Valencia Grand Prix, Marc Marquez did enough to clinch the MotoGP championship. The 20-year-old is the youngest champion in the history of the motorsports series and the first rookie to win a title since 1978. The lone challenger heading into the race was Jorge Lorenzo. Lorenzo, last year’s MotoGP […]

Previewing The MotoGP Finale In Valencia

Previewing The MotoGP Finale In Valencia

Everyone in the world of motorsports will have their attention turned to Valencia this weekend as two riders duke it out for the MotoGP championship. Rookie Marc Marquez, the current leader in the standings, will have to fend off defending champion Jorge Lorenzo, who currently sits close behind in second place. Marquez currently has a […]

Jorge Lorenzo Continues Winning At Motegi

Jorge Lorenzo Continues Winning At Motegi

MotoGP brought its action to the Motegi circuit at the Japanese Grand Prix, and the series’ top riders did not disappoint. Jorge Lorenzo continued his winning streak with another victory – one that kept his hopes for a championship title alive. Despite the wet and foggy conditions, Lorenzo managed to put forth a consistent effort […]

Jorge Lorenzo Steps Up His Game In Australia

Jorge Lorenzo Steps Up His Game In Australia

Jorge Lorenzo managed to stay in the hunt for the MotoGP title with a win at Australia’s Phillip Island. The Yamaha rider out-dueled his competitors for the win, bursting out to an early lead and hanging on to the front position as other riders nipped at his heels. Lorenzo got a break when Marc Marquez received a […]