MONSTER TECH 3 MotoGP boss Herve Poncharal has said he can't see a situation where 800cc engines will race against 1000cc motors in MotoGP from 2010.Speaking to David Emmett at Motomatters.com, Poncharal, who's also IRTA's representative on the GP
.Suzuki will continue to make the best use of the short time to the start of the 2011 MotoGP season to develop the GSV-R machine for this, the pinnacle class of motorcycle racing, and we thank all Suzuki customers and race fans for their continued support.Suzuki Motor
. The test was also Bayliss' first taste of an 800cc MotoGP machine and his first track action of any sort since ending the 2008 WSBK title-winning season, and his legendary racing career, with a double race victory at Portimao in Portugal.No times were
from 990cc to 800cc in 2006 was recently described by nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi as 'the biggest mistake in the last 15 years'.
VITO Ippolito, the president of motorcycle racing's governing body the FIM has stated he would like to see a return to 990cc engines, saying "the 800cc formula hasn't worked."Speaking to Motosprint, Ippolito said: "MotoGP manufacturers want 1000cc
last weekend. The win was his 21st since the introduction of the 800cc class in MotoGP; Rossi requires just one victory to equal Casey Stoner, who rates as the most successful rider of the 800cc era in terms of Grand Prix wins.For reference, Australian
the bikes any more as much as we used to. I think that the sport is no longer so spectacular. MotoGP is the point of motorcycle racing, here is where the really good pilots should be able to show their skill and be out front. If we don't freeze the aids
The worst off is Marco Melandri, former 250 champion and five times a MotoGP winner on a Honda. After switching to Ducati he has slumped even further down than in his bad years with the downbeat (pre-Rossi) Yamaha team, qualifying plumb last for the Spanish GP after crashing in t...
, reigning MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi launched a scathing attack on the 800cc ruling, stating it was the worst thing to happen to Grand Prix racing in the last 15 years. Read the full story here.We'd certainly welcome a return to 1000cc racing
on the exact same straight on his 800cc Repsol Honda.Pedrosa wasn't the only one to top Biaggi's previous record, Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo both clocked 209mph.Here's a list of the top speeds at Qatar since 2004. It's interesting to see the honours have
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