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MotoGP – Bradl Ends 11th In His First Outing Riding the LCR RCV

February 3, 2012

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Ultimate day of testing on Sepang surface for MotoGP teams and riders that put their new 1000cc prototypes through their paces at the 5.548km track with Stoner topping the field with a best lap time of 1’59.607. The LCR Honda MotoGP rider Stefan Bradl set out a clear programme for the final day continuing to […]

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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 – Pedrosa Off To Good Start, Stoner Unable To Ride In Sepang

February 1, 2012

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Today the Repsol Honda Team officially kicked off the 2012 MotoGP season with the first of three days testing at the Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia.   Due to early morning rain, the track conditions were not good enough to go out on track until midday when HRC test rider, Kosuke Akiyoshi performed the first 10 […]

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MotoGP – Showa To Make MotoGP Return With Gresini Racing

January 31, 2012

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Showa has chosen to make their return to the MotoGP World Championship with Team San Carlo Honda Gresini, a show of faith in the prestigious Italian team, who will line up riders in the MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 classes this season. The new deal is a revival of a previous relationship between Showa and Fausto […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa Quickest At Valencia Test, Bautista Makes Honda Debut

November 10, 2011

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By MotoGP.com The Official two-day MotoGP Test at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia concluded on Wednesday, with Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner fastest on their factory Hondas. The Test also saw Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso wrapping up their first rides of the 2012 Yamaha M1, Valentino Rossi trying out an experimental Desmosedici GP12, […]

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MotoGP – Alvaro Bautista Joins San Carlo Honda Gresini Racing For 2012

November 10, 2011

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Shortly after agreeing a deal for 2012 with Team San Carlo Honda Gresini, Alvaro Bautista took to the Valencia circuit on board the Honda RC212V for the first time today. It was the first session of a winter testing programme that will continue at Sepang from January 31 to February 2, when the Spaniard will […]

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MotoGP – Surreal Atmosphere In San Carlo Gresini Honda Garage

November 5, 2011

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The first day of practice at the Grand Prix of Valencia, the first without ‘Super Sic’, was a very sad and surreal one in the Team San Carlo Honda Gresini garage. Marco Simoncelli has left a gaping hole behind him and the feeling of sadness was tangible today. Hiroshi Aoyama is desperate to honour his […]

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Diobo’ Quanta Gente!

October 28, 2011

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‘Super Sic’ will have looked down on his funeral today and no doubt said: “Diobò quanta gente!” (“Good lord, that’s a lot of people!”). “Did so many people really want to wish me well?” he would have added. The demonstration of affection towards ‘Super Sic’, tragically killed last Sunday at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia, […]

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MotoGP – Marco Simoncelli 20/01/1987 – 23/10/2011

October 23, 2011

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A statement by MotoGP.com On Sunday 23rd October, during the MotoGP race at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit, San Carlo Honda Gresini’s Italian rider Marco Simoncelli suffered a serious accident in which he received critical injuries. The race was stopped immediately with the red flag and Simoncelli was […]

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MotoGP – Simoncelli Completes Honda RC213V Test‏

October 5, 2011

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After agreeing a new contract with San Carlo Honda Gresini and HRC at Motegi,  Marco Simoncelli was back on track the day following a bittersweet Grand Prix to test the 1000cc bike he will ride next year. It was an important opportunity to discover the potential of the RC213V and give his feedback to HRC. […]

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MotoGP – Bid Now For Original ‘We Are For Japan’ Signed MotoGP Shirt

September 21, 2011

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The original signed version of the T-shirt, brought out in support of the recovery effort following the tsunami and earthquake in Japan in March, is up for auction now with all proceeds going to charity. The deadline for the auction is September 29th! Don’t miss out on your chance to win the original ‘We for […]

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Indy – $5 Million Prize Available At Izod Indycar World Championships

September 14, 2011

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A victory by Dan Wheldon in the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships presented by Honda will be prosperous for the reigning Indianapolis 500 champion and one fortunate fan. GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest provider ofWeb hosting,domain name registrations andnet new SSL Certificates, will sponsor The Go Daddy INDYCAR Challenge as part of the Oct. 16 IZOD IndyCar […]

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MotoGP – 75 Fantastic Years For San Carlo

September 2, 2011

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What better race than Misano, their home Grand Prix, for San Carlo to celebrate their 75th anniversary and six years as the inseparable main sponsor of Team Honda Gresini. It is a unique occasion to be enjoyed on an exciting weekend that will see the number 75 resplendant on the front of the Honda RC212V […]

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MotoGP – Honda Clarify Position On Racing At Suzuka

August 28, 2011

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After sections of the media misunderstood comments made by HRC Executive Vice President Shuhei Nakamoto, Honda Racing Corporation would like to clarify its position on the possibility of hosting the 2011 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka instead of Motegi. In an open call with International media on Monday 15th August in Brno, Nakamoto stated that, […]

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MotoGP Stars Complete Brno Test

August 16, 2011

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Yamaha debuted their developing 2012 prototype on track at Brno on Monday and Honda continued the evolution of their 1000cc machine, as the premier class remained for an extra day at the Czech Republic track for an official MotoGP Test. With the weather allowing a full day of riding Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo […]

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MotoGP – Superb Win For Stoner, Dovizioso Completes Honda Podium

August 15, 2011

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Casey Stoner scored his sixth win of the season, and Andrea Dovizioso his fifth podium in a Honda 1-2-3, the first all-Honda podium since Laguna Seca 2006, and the first of the 800cc period. Unfortunately, only the crash of Dani Pedrosa, on the third lap has marred what has been one of the best Sunday’s […]

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MotoGP – ‘Super Sic’ Finally Arrives On The Podium

August 15, 2011

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The 2011 Czech Republic Grand Prix will go down in motorcycling history as the liberation of “Super Sic”, who finally cast off the podium shackles with a superb ride at Brno today. For one reason or another Marco Simoncelli‘s legion of fans had been denied the opportunity to celebrate on several occasions this season but […]

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MotoGP – Elias Records Positive 11th Place At Brno

August 15, 2011

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The LCR Honda MotoGP rider Toni Elias rode his Honda RC212V to a positive 11thplace in today’s Czech GP at Brno race track ahead 155.400 local fans with Australian rider Casey Stoner acquiring his sixth victory ahead Dovizioso and Simoncelli. Toni Elias, who had his best qualifying outing of the year yesterday, has lined up […]

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MotoGP – Elias Manages To Finish 13th At Tricky Laguna Seca Race Track

July 25, 2011

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On a near perfect summer’s day with air temperature of 23 degrees LCR Honda MotoGP Team racer Toni Elias managed to finish the 32-lap Californian round in 13thposition despite his usual front end issues. His team mate Ben Bostrom took a good start from the last spot on the grid ahead 52.070 country fellows dropping […]

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MotoGP – Laguna Seca Letdown For Simoncelli

July 25, 2011

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A crash in the USGP brought an early end to an otherwise promising weekend for Marco Simoncelli at Laguna Seca, which has seen him consistently on the coattails of the leading riders. Unfortunately the Italian rider lost front grip in turn eight at the Californian circuit and paid a heavy price. The Team San Carlo […]

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