FIM announces changes to MotoGP rules for 2016

CHANGES to MotoGP’s rules for 2016 will see a higher tyre allocation each weekend plus an end to the open class. For 2016 each team in MotoGP will be run the same Magneti Marelli hardware loaded with Dorna’s own software. The switch to one electronics ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Marc Marquez's MotoGP form forced Yamaha to react for 2015

Marc Marquez forced Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi to raise their game for the 2015 MotoGP season, reckons Yamaha team managing director Lin Jarvis. Marquez began his MotoGP career with two title wins, and absolutely dominated the 2014 campaign ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP Had Strong Social Media Reach In 2015

The 2015 MotoGP World Championship season drew a lot of interaction via social media. MotoGP™ has had a fantastic year both off and on the track this year, with social media reflecting the passion of its worldwide audience. MotoGP’s presence on ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP Social Media Presence Grows – Millions Reached

MotoGP had a tremendous year this season – on and off the track – with social media reflecting the growing passion of its worldwide audience. The interaction has helped MotoGP reach over 150 million people throughout each Grand Prix in 2015 and a total ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP News: MotoGP Star of the Year vote - 2nd: Andrea Iannone - crash.net

crash.netMotoGP News: MotoGP Star of the Year vote - 2nd: Andrea Iannonecrash.netRather than repeat the Riders' World Championship standings, the MotoGP Star of the Year poll expects viewers to take into account factors such as machinery, performance relative to a team-mate, riding style, experience, injuries, progress and ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Stoner Will Not Race in MotoGP in 2016, Ducati CEO Says

Claudio Domenicali, Ducati’s CEO, declared that Casey Stoner, the factory's all-new MotoGP test rider, is not expected to take part in any premier class racing event in 2016. MotoGP Legend Casey Stoner arrived in Bologna and met with his old (and new ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Nicky Hayden takes a quick look back on MotoGP career - Sport Rider Magazine

Sport Rider MagazineNicky Hayden takes a quick look back on MotoGP careerSport Rider MagazineWhen a 21-year-old Hayden entered the MotoGP series in 2003, he arrived with the label of being the most talented American rider of the last decade. Two AMA championships as an American Honda rider opened up Team Repsol Honda's doors, then easily ...Stoner Will Not Race in MotoGP in 2016, Ducati CEO Says autoevolutionall 5 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP News: MotoGP Star of the Year vote - 1st: Valentino Rossi - crash.net

crash.netMotoGP News: MotoGP Star of the Year vote - 1st: Valentino Rossicrash.netRather than repeat the Riders' World Championship standings, the MotoGP Star of the Year poll expects viewers to take into account factors such as machinery, performance relative to a team-mate, riding style, experience, injuries, progress and ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Michelin warns MotoGP: “There is no miracle solution”

Michelin motorsport director Pascal Couasnon says there is no “miracle solution” to the problems that MotoGP riders have encountered with its new-for-2016 tyres during testing. The French manufacturer takes over from Bridgestone as the championship’s ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa owes $8.5 million in back taxes

MADRID (AP) -- Spain's tax office says MotoGP pilot Dani Pedrosa owes more than 7.8 million euros ($8.5 million) in back taxes. Pedrosa was in a list published by Spain's tax office on Wednesday of individuals or companies which owe more than 1 million ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Offseason update: How the stars of MotoGP are spending their holidays

There’s little time to rest for the riders of the premier class, everyone wanting to be fully mentally and physically fit for the first major test of the 2016 season in February at the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia. 2015 MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Losing MotoGP tyre bonus could help in 2016, Ducati boss reckons - autosport.com

autosport.comLosing MotoGP tyre bonus could help in 2016, Ducati boss reckonsautosport.comThe Ducati MotoGP team thinks losing its dispensation to use softer tyres than Honda and Yamaha in 2016 might actually prove beneficial. A package of measures to help the struggling Italian squad - which was later adapted into the rules as an ongoing ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Michelin warns MotoGP: “There is no miracle solution” - Motorsport.com

Michelin warns MotoGP: “There is no miracle solution”Motorsport.comMichelin motorsport director Pascal Couasnon says there is no “miracle solution” to the problems that MotoGP riders have encountered with its new-for-2016 tyres during testing. The French manufacturer takes over from Bridgestone as the championship's ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa owes $8.5 million in back taxes - FOXSports.com

Motorsport.comMotoGP: Dani Pedrosa owes $8.5 million in back taxesFOXSports.comMADRID (AP) -- Spain's tax office says MotoGP pilot Dani Pedrosa owes more than 7.8 million euros ($8.5 million) in back taxes. Pedrosa was in a list published by Spain's tax office on Wednesday of individuals or companies which owe more than 1 million ...MotoGP star Dani Pedrosa owes millions in taxes TVNZPedrosa appears on Spain's tax debtor list Motorsport.comall 10 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Offseason update: How the stars of MotoGP are spending their holidays - FOXSports.com

Offseason update: How the stars of MotoGP are spending their holidaysFOXSports.com2015 MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo will be one of the riders getting the least rest during the holiday months as his calendar remains full of sponsor events almost without break. Lorenzo has visited Madrid, Barcelona and Slovenia in the past few ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Losing MotoGP tyre bonus could help in 2016, Ducati boss reckons

The Ducati MotoGP team thinks losing its dispensation to use softer tyres than Honda and Yamaha in 2016 might actually prove beneficial. A package of measures to help the struggling Italian squad - which was later adapted into the rules as an ongoing set ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP Q&A - Wilco Zeelenberg (Yamaha): EXCLUSIVE - crash.net

crash.netMotoGP Q&A - Wilco Zeelenberg (Yamaha): EXCLUSIVEcrash.netMotoGP Q&A - Wilco Zeelenberg (Yamaha): EXCLUSIVE. You've seen extracts but here is the full interview with MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo's team manager Wilco Zeelenberg, conducted after Movistar Yamaha's final test of the year at Valencia.

25 Dec 2015 04:43

MotoGP Star of the Year vote: Full Results - crash.net

crash.netMotoGP Star of the Year vote: Full Resultscrash.netRather than repeat the Riders' World Championship standings, the MotoGP Star of the Year poll expects viewers to take into account factors such as machinery, performance relative to a team-mate, riding style, experience, injuries, progress and ...The most exciting race in history - Lorenzo still basking in MotoGP 2015 glory AOL UKall 3 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:43

Former MotoGP team owner gets two-year rally drug ban

Rally driver and motorcycle racing team owner Paul Bird has received a two-year motorsport ban, having tested positive for cocaine and diuretics after a rally win in July. Bird, 48, failed a drug test after emerging victorious in the Nicky Grist Stages ...

25 Dec 2015 04:43