Rossi pulls off the impossible move on Lorenzo
The battle between Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo from Catalunya was one of the most memorable and thrilling races from recent years, a definite candidate for one of the Greatest Grand Prix races - ever.
Passing Lorenzo at the final corner was the defining moment that ... Continue reading
Elbows out between Redding and Elias
In this week's Moto2 test Scott Redding has quickly gelled with the championship-winning Kalex chassis he will ride next season, leading the timesheets at the end of the opening two days.
Returning Moto2 champion Toni Elias has been acclimatising himself to the Aspar Suter he will race in 2012, slowing regaining his confidence ... Continue reading
MotoGP champ tests the WRC-spec Ford Fiesta ahead of the Monza Rally
Valentino Rossi has been testing his WRC-spec Ford Fiesta rally car ahead of this weekend's Monza Rally Show.
From the pictures, showing smoke pouring from the wheels, it is easy to tell that Rossi was taking the Fiesta to it's limit before he faces off against rally legend Sebastien Loeb and the ... Continue reading
Pedrosa topped the timesheets yesterday, but is the new 1000cc generation quicker?
Now MotoGP has completed its transformation from 800 to 1000cc, how do the lap times between the different bikes compare using Valencia and the post-season test as a benchmark..
Yesterday, Dani Pedrosa was the quickest 1000 on his Honda RC213V setting a time of 1:32.186.
To find the quickest time from the outgoing ... Continue reading
All the stats ahead of the MotoGP season finale at Valencia
750 – The MotoGP race in Valencia will be the 750th premier-class Grand Prix counting towards the world championship.
380 – Honda clinched the MotoGP constructors title at the Australian Grand Prix; their eighteenth in the premier-class. Starting the race with a total of 380 points, a win for one of their ... Continue reading
A walkthrough of the Ricardo Tormo circuit from the fast Spaniard
Before the final round of the 2011 MotoGP championship at Valencia this weekend, Dani Pedrosa has given his advice on tackling the 9 left-hand and 5 right-hand corners that make up the Ricardo Tormo circuit.
Pedrosa thinks that the Valencian track is one of the most demanding and technical that MotoGP visits, ... Continue reading
Only one point separates the two rookies ahead of the final round at Valencia
The MotoGP championship is all settled with Casey Stoner lifting the title, but there is still an underlining honour yet to be decided at Valencia; the Rookie of the Year between Cal Crutchlow and Karel Abraham (and Moto2 and 125 - but they seem to be safely in the respective hands ... Continue reading
Respects to the wild child of racing
No description of Marco Simoncelli could go without the words 'wild' and 'entertaining'. The 24-year-old Italian brought an exhilarating freshness to MotoGP, in part for his bashful riding style to the huge locks of hair and his beaming smile that won countless racing fans.
Tragedy struck the Grand Prix arena on Sunday at Sepang with ... Continue reading
MotoGP in numbers ahead of the Malaysian GP at Sepang
995.5 – Following his sixth place finish at the Australian Grand Prix, Nico Terol’s career points’ total is 995.5. A top eleven finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix would make him only the sixth rider to reach the milestone of 1000 career points in the 125cc class. The other riders to ... Continue reading
Stoner describes the action in this post-race interview
Casey Stoner looked all set to win at Motegi, after translating his pole position into an early race-lead. But coming over the crest on the back straight his bike momentarily lost control in a tank slapper. Regaining composure the championship leader was forced to pump his brakes to get the pads ... Continue reading
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