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A gloriously understated and mischievous take on ‘Sideshow Bob’ from Alvaro – although it’s actually only part of a longer and far more interesting answer. That, and a whole pre-season interview translated by stv21 from the original Solo Moto article can be found here on the BatiFans.com fan forum... Read more
The FIM has today released the full official version of the regulation changes based on their Jerez meeting of 28_03_09, as agreed by the Grand Prix Commission…. MotoGP Class For immediate application (2009) 1. Engine restriction from Czech Republic Grand Prix included:a) A rider can use a maximum of 5 engines until... Read more
*Now all confirmed & sorted… 4. HIROSHI AOYAMA, SCOT RACING TEAM 250cc6. ALEX DEBON, AEROPUERTO-CASTELLO-BLUSENS7. AXEL PONS, PEPE WORLD TEAM8. BASTIEN CHESAUX, RACING TEAM GERMANY10. IMRE TOTH, TEAM TOTH APRILIA12. THOMAS LUTHI, EMMI – CAFFE LATTE14. RATTHAPARK WILAIROT, THAI HONDA PTT SAG15. ROBERTO LOCATELLI, METIS GILERA16. JULES CLUZEL, MATTEONI RACING17.... Read more

Commentary Confirmation

MotoGP February 27, 2009

Following the brilliant news that Eurosport will retain their coverage of MotoGP this year, it’s great to know that Julian Ryder will also be joining the previously confirmed Toby Moody in the commentary box.Whilst it’s a shame that Randy Mamola isn’t on the crew, it’s Toby and Julian who... Read more
Final proof that there is in fact a God, and that we do not live in some cruel and meaningless void, comes this morning with news that – as predicted earlier in the week by MCN – a deal has been struck to return a big fat chunk of... Read more
An update to the previous story about MCN’s claim that British Eurosport would retain MotoGP coverage in 2009.They now say that an announcement will be made this week confirming this… If this is the case, then it is brilliant news indeed.Even if the sacrifice is that Eurosport do not show... Read more
An artist’s Impression of Silverstone Another artist’s impression of the artist. I’m sorry, but no amount of looking at maps and plans and cute pictures can disguise the fact that Silverstone is a crap, bland, flat nothing of a circuit (that’s not improved by the proposed course alterations) with cock-all in... Read more
The hopes of thousands upon thousands of MotoGP fans (particularly those who, like us, are into 125cc and 250cc coverage as well as the main class) were raised today when MCN reported that British Eurosport may yet retain rights to TV coverage in 2009 (though this appears to be... Read more
Kawasaki has now officialy announced its withdrawal from the MotoGP class as a factory.However, there will still be Kawasakis on the grid in 2009. But differently to what was previously assumed, Jorge Martinez will not take over the team from Kawasaki and make it into a MotoGP Aspar Team.... Read more
After a few uncertain weeks filled with lots of discussions since the shock announcement of Kawasaki’s potential withdrawal from the MotoGP class, Jorge Martinez seems to have a emerged from the crowd as the potential saviour of the entire class.The head of the highly successful Aspar Team admitted that... Read more