Luis Salom interview: “It’s been the best year of my life”
Luis Salom has had a year full of good results, with a total of 12 podiums from 17 races. He was the rider with the most wins, victorious on 7 occasions: Qatar, Italy, Catalonia, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Great Britain and Malaysia. He also took two second places –Jerez... Read more
Pol Espargaro: Moto2 World Champion 2013
Pol Espargaro’s 2013 success signals his first title win in the World Championship. The 22-year-old Spaniard becomes the fourth Moto2™ World Champion and the 107th different rider to win a title in the history of the World Championship. The younger brother of MotoGP™ racer Aleix Espargaro made his World Championship... Read more
Aleix Espargaro – The road to the 2013 CRT title
With eleven prototype MotoGP machines on the grid, it is no easy task to score a top ten finish, let alone rack up a total of 88 points after just sixteen races. It is a fact worth remembering when considering the achievement of POWER ELECTRONICS Aspar rider Aleix Espargaró... Read more
Aleix Espargaro takes 2013 CRT title for second year – and by a huge margin
Top CRT rider at 13 of 16 races, Espargarò claims title for second consecutive season Following confirmation yesterday that the MotoGP tyres would not withstand the abrasive asphalt at Phillip Island for an entire 27 laps, Race Direction decided to run a flag-to-flag contest at the Australian GP. The shortened... Read more
Video: Jorge Lorenzo interviewed at Yamaha 2013 livery presentation
Jorge Lorenzo talks about his aspirations for the season ahead in this official Yamaha video interview, taken from the launch event for the team’s 2013 livery. Source: yamaha-racing.com Read more
Honda 2013 Overview: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
Since the days of its founding, Honda has always been involved in motorsports, aiming for the world’s top level. Combining motorcycle and automobile racing, Honda currently competes in or provides support to more than 100 race categories around the world. The challenging spirit that symbolises Honda Motorsports has now... Read more
The FIM has released an updated 2013 MotoGP schedule. The round at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, is now shown as confirmed and the German round at the Sachsenring has a new date of July 7th. The round in Argentina remains unconfirmed (it’s the TBC currently shown as April... Read more
Dorna, IRTA and FIM confirm new sporting regulations
The FIM has issued a press release covering new sporting regulations for MotoGP in 2013. This is the information in full… The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sport), Herve Poncharal (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA) in the presence of Javier Alonso... Read more
Alvaro Bautista to continue with Gresini in 2013
Gresini Racing and Alvaro Bautista have reached an agreement to continue together in 2013, extending the collaboration started this season. The Team, led by Fausto Gresini, and Spanish rider Bautista hope to achieve significant results together in the 2013 season. Alvaro Bautista “I am very happy to continue with Gresini Racing,... Read more
Dorna CEO Ezpeleta announces big changes for MotoGP in 2013
CEO of Dorna Sports S.L, Carmelo Ezpeleta, was present at Wrooom 2012 this week in Madonna de Campiglio where he spoke about future MotoGP™ class regulations. The MotoGP grid has an enrollment of 21 bikes for 2012, including twelve factory bikes and nine members of the new CRT category. Regarding... Read more