YAMAHA were a little behind their rivals as the testing of the 1000cc M1 was delayed by the natural disaster that befell Japan.Opting to miss the post-race test at Mugello, the bike was running shake-down tests last month, as captured in the above
WITH HRC having a positive day and more track-time available at Jerez, Casey Stoner continued the testing process of Honda's new 1,000cc MotoGP entry yesterday.The original plan was set for Dani Pedrosa to take over from Stoner for the second day of testing on Wednesday, but due ...
THE introduction of 1,000cc engines to MotoGP may save the dwindling grid size but an increase the excitement factor is questionable, thinks Hayden.The major factor holding back the tyre-sliding entertainment is the progression of the electronics that the modern generation of Mot...
CASEY STONER has already had a chance to experience the next generation of MotoGP having tested Honda's entry for the 1000cc era at Jerez.From an interview with HRC he discusses what it is like to ride the new bike:Can you explain, using a specific
MUSCLES ARE being flexed between the two biggest motorcycle racing championships in the world, sparked by the talk MotoGP may be considering going back to 1000cc engines.Earlier this month, Visordown reported the news MotoGP big-shot Carmelo
FORMER MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner has said the 2012 switch to 1000cc engines in MotoGP will suit his style better. At the back end of last year MotoGP rights holder Dorna, in conjunction with the FIM, announced MotoGP will return to 1000cc
CAPTURED in shaky-cam footage is the next generation 1000cc Honda MotoGP entry for 2012.Through the distorted sound of the mobile's microphone the video gives the first insight into the sound of the new 1000cc Honda as Kousuke Akiyoshi completes
THE future of MotoGP took place today as the 1000cc bikes for 2012 underwent testing at the Brno circuit, at the close of the day the upper hand went to Honda and Casey Stoner as a time set in the last hour edged them ahead of the Yamaha of Jorge
AFTER signing a deal that sees Marco Simoncelli continue with Gresini on a factory Honda next season, the Italian got to sample the 1000cc RC213V project at Motegi yesterday.The test was a bonus for the recent contract extension
NEW REGULATIONS for the 2012 MotoGP season, when the series returns to 1,000cc engines, have been confirmed by the FIM.The switch back to big-bore motors was announced in December 2009, with a limit of four cylinders and a maximum bore of 81mm. The newest regulations, outlined du...
Become a fan of Visordown
Follow us on twitter
Other Immediate Media Sites
Our eCommerce Platform
© Immediate Media Company Ltd 2012. This website is owned and published by Immediate Media Company Limited. www.immediatemedia.co.uk