Yamaha Unveils 2017 Race Bikes And Riders At MotoAmerica Livery Reveal Party

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  Cypress, CA – March 28, 2017 –Monday night, on the eve of the MotoAmerica Preseason Test powered by Dunlop Motorcycle Tires at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, TX, Yamaha’s bLU cRU teams and riders participated in the MotoAmerica Livery Reveal Party at Container Bar in Austin. The #1 Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory […]

Jorge Lorenzo Opens 2016 MotoGP Season with a Win and New Track Record

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 GP Qatar 2016 (Circuit Losai)
17-20/03.2016 
photo: MICHELIN

As evidenced by Jorge Lorenzo’s victory and lap record performance at Losail International Circuit QATAR, in the first MotoGP race of the 2016 season, he seems to be pretty pleased with the series’ official tire supplier, Michelin. The Movistar Yamaha rider didn’t just set the lap record once, but twice during the race. For eight […]

Crashes Mar MotoGP Test Runs In Malaysia

Loris Baz 2016 MotoGP Sepang Test

Defending MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo and Danilo Petrucci turned in the fastest lap times as MotoGP teams began their first official test rides of the 2016 season. However, the test rides were marred by a series of crashes and renewed concerns over the new tires bikes will be equipped with. Jorge Lorenzo Fast From […]

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 […]

Honda Announces Its Most Expensive Street-Legal MotoGP-Style Motorcycle

2016 Honda RC213V-S

For just a measly $184,000, you could be the owner of the first-ever street-legal Honda RC213V-S. This bike is certainly one of a kind, and while street-legal bikes have to follow certain regulations, the RC213V-S still packs the punch of a MotoGP bike. Honda recently announced the bike calling it the most expensive motorcycle the company […]

Suzuki Ecstar Riders In Top 10 At COTA GP

Aleix Espargaro 2015 MotoGP Circuit of the Americas

The sun finally welcomed the MotoGP riders on the grid at the Circuit of The Americas today. This sunshine proved to be a good omen for the SUZUKI ECSTAR riders, as the results saw both Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Viñales in the top 10 and both Spaniards taking home solid points in the Championship. The […]