Pedrosa Wins In Japan

It was a very eventful MotoGP race at Twin Ring Motegi, but Honda rider Dani Pedrosa was able to come through unscathed as he rode to a relatively easy win. There was lots of action early on, but Pedrosa was not involved in any of it. Valentino Rossi suffered an early crash when he ping-ponged […]

Simoncelli Tests Honda RC213V

MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli was able to test the bike that he will be riding next year for Team San Carlo Honda Gresini, the Honda RC213V. Simoncelli recently signed a one-year contract extension with the team after speculation that he could be on his way out of town. The Italian rider followed that up with […]

Simoncelli Re-Signs With Team San Carlo

Marco Simoncelli has re-signed for Team San Carlo Honda Gresini for the 2012 season, ensuring that the rider will remain with his current team for at least one more year. Simoncelli has been one of the more promising young racers in the MotoGP class, putting in a strong showing in just his second year. There […]

Power Outage Shortens MotoGP Practice Session

MotoGP riders had a shortened practice session ahead of this weekend’s Aragon Grand Prix in Spain, due to a power outage that meant bikers could only get in one run. However, that one test showed that hometown favorite Dani Pedrosa may be out in front when the race kicks off on Sunday. Pedrosa already holds […]

Honda Weighs Future of Dovizioso, Simoncelli

Honda will be making a decision on the future of their factory racing team by the next MotoGP race in Indianapolis, reports Yahoo! Sports. Last month, it was reported that Honda would likely be reducing their budget next year, possibly cutting down to just two factory bikes. Honda currently fields three riders on their factory […]

Stoner Wins While Honda Sweeps at Brno

Casey Stoner led the way as Honda completed its first sweep of a MotoGP race in more than five years, taking first place and increasing his lead in the championship at Brno in the Czech Republic. Jorge Lorenzo was out in front early on, but Stoner and Dani Pedrosa were able to pass him. Pedrosa […]

Pedrosa Recovers in Germany

Dani Pedrosa got his first win since coming back from collarbone surgery at the Saschenring in Germany. It’s been nearly three months since the controversial incident between Pedrosa and Marco Simoncelli, which sidelined the Spanish rider and ruined his hopes of a championship. Pedrosa returned to the previous race at Assen, but got off to […]

Italians Do Well in Mugello Test

Even in a highly technical sport such as motorcycle racing, sometimes psychology can have an advantage – specifically in the area of home-track advantage. Italian riders did well during the initial testing at Italy’s Mugello track, with Marco Simoncelli topping the standings. Fellow Italian Andrea Dovizioso also did very well, ranking third overall. Of course, […]

Pedrosa to Return This Weekend

Dani Pedrosa has announced that after missing more than a month of time, he’ll be back for this weekend’s MotoGP race in Mugello, Italy. The Repsol Honda rider suffered a broken collarbone after a controversial clash with Marco Simoncelli. He was originally slated to miss two races at most, but complications forced him to undergo […]

Ben Spies Gets First Win Ever in Assen

One of the reasons that many fans tune into racing are the magic moments. Undeniably, one of these happened over the weekend as American Ben Spies got his first official MotoGP win at Assen in the Netherlands. Spies, racing in special livery for Yamaha’s 50th anniversary, was able to take advantage of some early chaos […]