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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 – 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 – Malaysia Test Concludes With Stoner Reigning Supreme

February 3, 2012

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By MotoGP.com The third and final day of the Official MotoGP™ Test concluded on Thursday at Sepang, with Casey Stoner breaking under the 2 minute mark on just his second lap out to dominate the field by over half a second. The first on-track MotoGP action of the year concluded on Thursday at the Sepang […]

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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 – 1000cc Action In Sepang Sees Lorenzo On Top

February 1, 2012

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By MotoGP.com The first Official MotoGP™ Test of 2012 kicked off in Malaysia today with Jorge Lorenzo leading the timesheet at the end of day one, while World Champion Casey Stoner sat out the first day of testing after injuring his back while warming up for his first ride. After two months off the track, […]

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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 – Honda Gresini To Compete At Valencia As Tribute To Simoncelli

November 2, 2011

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Both teams run by Fausto Gresini will be represented on track this weekend. Hiroshi Aoyama rides in MotoGP, whilst Michele Pirro and Yuki Takahashi will compete in the final Moto2 race of 2011. Fausto Gresini “The decision to participate was not an easy one, but we have made this choice as it is what Marco […]

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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 – Emotional Funeral Service Bids Farewell To Marco Simoncelli

October 28, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Marco Simoncelli held at the Santa Maria Assunta church in Coriano. A huge gathering of fans, friends, family members and prominent figures from the world of sport attended the funeral service for the MotoGP rider who passed away on Sunday. The funeral was held at 3pm […]

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MotoGP – Leave Your Tribute To Marco Simoncelli

October 24, 2011

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After the tragic death of Marco Simoncelli overnight, MotoGP.com have set up a page for fans to leave their condolences and tributes to Super Sic. Please click the following link to leave your message: Marco Simoncelli Tributes Héctor_Barberá “I am in shock. We are bike riders and we are aware that there are risks involved […]

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MotoGP – Ciao Super Sic

October 23, 2011

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Distraught with the tragic loss of their charasmatic leader, Gresini’s press release for the Grand Prix of Malaysia summed up perfectly the thoughts of all of us. Ciao Super Sic Related articles Italian Rider Dies In Horrific MotoGP Smash (news.sky.com) Simoncelli killed in MotoGP crash (independent.co.uk)

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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 – Motegi primed and ready for MotoGP action‏

September 30, 2011

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After plenty of build-up the Grand Prix of Japan takes place at the Motegi circuit this weekend and on Thursday the traditional pre-GP press conference took place with a quintet of MotoGP riders in attendance. Championship leader Casey Stoner was scheduled to be present at the press conference but the Repsol Honda rider was unable […]

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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 – Misano All Set For Round 13 As Five-Year Contract Renewal Announced

September 2, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Thursday proved to be a busy day at the Misano World Circuit as preparations for the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini took shape. Early in the day a renewal of the contract currently held between the circuit and Championship organisers Dorna Sports was announced until at least […]

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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 – 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 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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