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MotoGP – Valentino Rossi Undergoes Successful Surgery

February 7, 2012

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Valentino Rossi underwent a small operation this morning at Cattolica’s Cervesi hospital to remove the rod that was inserted in his right tibia following his practice crash at the 2010 Mugello GP. The injury is now completely healed. The operation went well, and the Ducati Team rider will be ready for the second test in […]

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MotoGP – Nicky Hayden To Undergo Shoulder Surgery To Speed Recovery

February 6, 2012

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Following the first winter test at Sepang, where his participation was limited due to his left shoulder lacking the strength to ride well, Nicky Hayden traveled directly to Fremont, California, for a thorough examination at Doctor Arthur Ting’s clinic. There, tests revealed damage to cartilage in the American’s shoulder, as well as to muscles in […]

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MotoGP – Ducati Team Completes First Winter Test At Sepang

February 3, 2012

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The first winter MotoGP test finished today at Sepang International Circuit with a day that was affected by rather variable weather conditions, with intense heat in the middle of the day and a shower that cut short the planned work schedule at 5:25 p.m. Nicky Hayden had already finished riding around noon after having tried […]

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MotoGP – Rossi works hard on the GP12 at Sepang, Hayden stopped by painful shoulder‏

February 2, 2012

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For the Ducati Team, the second day of testing at Sepang was marked by a busy schedule that focused on preparing the GP12’s base setup. Valentino Rossi was engaged in the work that Filippo Preziosi had planned for the team, using all the time at his disposition, while Nicky Hayden was forced to stop after […]

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MotoGP – Ducati Team Starts Work On GP12 At Day 1 Of Sepang Test

February 1, 2012

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The 2012 MotoGP test season started with today’s first day of a three-day test at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit. The Ducati Team took to the track with its Desmosedici GP12, and after official test rider Franco Battaini carried out the shakedown, Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden started the important work of finding a base setup. […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Quickest Off The Mark At Valencia

November 5, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Casey Stoner (Repsol Honda) was the fastest rider of the opening day of the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana on Friday, setting a best time of 1’45.513 in the morning practice session to lead the way. The first practice was run on a cold and damp track following early morning rain […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa Wins Action Packed Grand Prix Of Japan

October 3, 2011

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Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) crossed the line first to take victory at a dramatic Grand Prix of Japan, where only two of the top seven riders did not either run off track or incur a ride through penalty in an eventful Round 15 race in which Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) and Casey Stoner (Repsol […]

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MotoGP – Stoner takes 10th pole of season at Motegi‏

October 2, 2011

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MotoGP: The top spot on the MotoGP grid will be occupied for the tenth time this season by Casey Stoner for Sunday’s race at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit. The Repsol Honda rider set a time of 1’45.267, two-tenths quicker than pole position challenger Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) as the Australian took his Spanish […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa Fastest On Day 1 At Motegi

October 1, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Dani Pedrosa led a Repsol Honda top three on day one of the Grand Prix of Japan, with Casey Stoner second and Andrea Dovizioso following in third on the timesheet. The MotoGP class headed out for the second free practice session on Friday afternoon under cloudier skies than the morning run, and all […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa opens Aragón weekend on the pace

September 17, 2011

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MotoGP: Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa started the Gran Premio de Aragón as the fastest rider on Friday, setting a best time of 1’50.281 as he laid down the marker at his home race. Pedrosa’s time came in the morning session, following which the afternoon practice for the premier class was delayed and then cancelled […]

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MotoGP – Info 2011 – Aragón set for key round of 2011 MotoGP campaign‏

September 13, 2011

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The MotoGP World Championship returns to Spain this weekend as the Gran Premio de Aragón hosts Round 14 of the 2011 campaign, the penultimate European race of the season before what is certain to be a title-deciding flyaway series in Japan, Australia and Malaysia. The impressive MotorLand Aragón circuit, which was only introduced to the […]

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MotoGP – Lorenzo Claims Misano For Yamaha With Perfect Victory

September 5, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Jorge Lorenzo led a brilliant race from start to finish to take his third win of the season, ahead of Dani Pedrosa in second with Casey Stoner completing the podium at the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. Repsol Honda’s Stoner looked poised to take the lead in […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Storms Misano Qualifying‏

September 4, 2011

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By MotoGP.com: Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner will start the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini from pole position on Sunday, after breaking his own lap record set at the Misano circuit three years ago. The Australian set out into the afternoon qualifying session intent on taking pole position for the […]

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MotoGP – Lorenzo Leads San Marino Opening Day

September 3, 2011

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By MotoGP.com The hot and humid weather on the Adriatic coast produced rain drops in the final minutes of the afternoon session at the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini on Friday, but the weather had held off long enough for all but one in the MotoGP field to better […]

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MotoGP – Ducati Team Prepares For Second Home Race

September 1, 2011

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  Sunday’s Grand Prix of San Marino and of the Rimini Riviera be the second home event for the Ducati Team, and it’s an important round for Valentino Rossi, who lives a short distance from the track. He has two wins at the circuit, in 2008 and 2009, as well as a podium last year. […]

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MotoGP – Misano Beckons As Stoner Begins To Pull Away

August 31, 2011

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By MotoGP.com A seventh win of the 2011 campaign at Indianapolis extended Casey Stoner’s lead at the top of the Championship standings to 44 points over defending title holder Jorge Lorenzo, as the Repsol Honda rider further reinforced his already strong claim for this year’s crown. A personal milestone of a 30th premier class GP […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Takes 7th Win Of 2011 At Indianapolis

August 29, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Casey Stoner was the clear victor at the 2011 Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, crossing the finish line nearly five seconds ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Ben Spies. Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) took the early race lead, until team mate Stoner overtook the Spaniard on lap seven and stretched his lead in front of […]

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MotoGP – Casey Stoner Seizes Brickyard Pole With New Lap Record

August 28, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Casey Stoner (Repsol Honda) has yet to finish on the podium in two career starts at the Indianapolis circuit but his new pole position record of 1’38.850 indicates that may soon be changing. The Australian will start from pole position for the seventh time in the 2011 season in Sunday’s Red Bull Indianapolis […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Leads Day 1 At Indianapolis

August 27, 2011

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By MotoGP.com The MotoGP class set off on the newly resurfaced Indianapolis circuit under sunny skies and high temperatures on Friday as the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix got underway. It was 27 year-old Yamaha Factory Racing rider Ben Spies who led for the majority of the afternoon practice session and his best time of […]

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MotoGP Returns To US For Indianapolis Date

August 23, 2011

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By MotoGP.com MotoGP heads back to the United States this weekend for the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, at which Casey Stoner will be hoping to further turn the screw on his main title rival Jorge Lorenzo in the race for this year’s title. Victory at Brno extended Repsol Honda rider Stoner’s lead at the […]

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