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, […]

Yamaha Robot Issues Challenge

Yamaha MOTOBOT

Man vs Machine Watch out Rossi – you’ve got a new mechanical adversary. Yamaha has just unveiled its latest technological breakthrough – a robotic rider – code named “MOTOBOT.” This metal motorcyclist was built with the intent of learning all that is necessary to beat MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi. A preview video unveiling the autonomous biker […]

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 […]

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 And R1M Challenge European Superbikes

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 - Action

Yamaha recently announced its newest creations, the new YZF-R1 and the nearly MotoGP Yamaha YZF-R1M, at the EICMA motorcycle exhibition in Milan, showing everyone it’s doing everything to be atop the superbike world, Gizmag reported. The motorcycle company had Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi, both MotoGP stars, showcase the new YZF-R1 and R1M at the Italian moto […]

Innovation And Safety Meet In The AGV Pista GP Helmet

AGV Pista GP Full Face Helmet Title

Choosing the right motorcycle helmet is a tall task. With so many options to sift through, narrowing down the search to items that offer the best combination of fit, comfort, protection and price is key. Some riders may want to start by focusing on the AGV Pista GP Helmet before the limited quantities available run […]