MotoGP

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240 HP

Moto2
140 HP
Production Based

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55 HP
Production Based
Riders 25 years or less


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Marquez defeats 3 Ducatis at LeMans
  Beats Dovi by 2-secs
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) cruised to victory at the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France to claim Honda’s 300th premier class victory, the Championship leader beating Ducati Team duo Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci as the Italians take a double Desmosedici podium in France.
Unstoppable Marquez back on pole in France
  Beats three Ducatis
Even a crash during Q2 couldn’t stop Marc Marquez from claiming his third pole position from five MotoGP races. Wet and cold conditions, the track just 14°C and a brisk air temperature of 12°C, provided a gloomy welcome to the Le Mans circuit for Saturday’s running. Conditions remained equally treacherous in FP4, Marquez suffering a harmless fall at Turn 9 early in the session. The reigning World Champion went on to set the fastest time of the session, completely unfazed by the off.
Marquez wins at Jerez, takes point lead
  Holds off Rins and Vinales
After falling in Austin while leading, Marc Marquez recovered and held off Alex Rins to win the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix and take a slender one-point lead in the world championship standings over race runner-up Rins. With three laps to go it became a two-horse race for third but Maverick Vinales held off the two Ducatis to take the final podium spot.
Jerez: Quartararo takes shock pole
  Yamaha 1-2, Marquez 3rd
Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) becomes the youngest ever MotoGP pole sitter at 20 years, 14 days after setting a new Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto lap record in qualifying, a 1:36.880 seeing the Frenchman beat teammate Franco Morbidelli by 0.082 as the new Petronas Yamaha SRT outfit lockout the front of the grid. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) had to settle for third after losing out by a slender 0.090 to Quartararo.
Rins pips Rossi to reign supreme at COTA
  As COTA King Marquez crashes out
Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) secured Suzuki’s first MotoGP win since the 2016 British GP after edging out Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) to an extraordinary win at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, which saw King of COTA Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) crash out of the lead.
Texas storms no problem for pole setter Marc Marquez
  Continues his mastery of COTA
Marc Marquez charged to his seventh consecutive pole in Texas. Torrential morning rain and threats of severe lightning storms in Austin, Texas led to the cancellation of all Free Practice 3 sessions at the Circuit of the Americas. Fortunately conditions improved and the MotoGP riders were able to join the MotoGP field for Free Practice 4 as scheduled. Later in the dry Marc Marquez continued his perfect run of form on Texan soil to secure a seventh straight pole position. His lap of 2’03.787 put Marquez over a quarter of a second clear of second placed Rossi.
Dominant Marquez takes first win of 2019
  Rossi 2nd
Overnight rain in Termas de Rio Hondo didn’t deter Marc Marquez who again finished on top. Forecasts were all proven wrong as the 25-lap Argentina Grand Prix ran without even a single drop of rain and instead the grid was met with ever-climbing track temperatures. A lightning start saw Marc Marquez convert his pole position into a one second lead after just a single lap, the reigning champion never once looking back., crossing the line 9.816 seconds ahead of second placed Valentino Rossi.
Marquez storms to fifth Argentina GP pole
  Beats Vinales and Dovi
A flying Marc Marquez proved unstoppable in Argentina as he powered to pole - the reigning World Champion topping second place Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) by 0.154 and Championship leader Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) by 0.164.  Valentino Rossi will launch from P4, ten places higher than where he started in Qatar, with last season’s pole man Miller completing a top five covered by just 0.244.
Dovi beats Marquez in near photo finish
  Five riders battle for the win in Qatar
Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) took an incredible victory at the VisitQatar Grand Prix after an epic desert duel between five riders in the latter stages ends with the Italian beating Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) by 0.023, with Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) beating Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) to P3 - the top five split by just 0.6 seconds. 
Vinales denies Dovi to take pole in Qatar
  Marquez takes 3rd despite crash
Maverick Vinales won the Qatar Grand Prix pole with a new Losail MotoGP lap record. Vinales cemented pole with a 1:53.546s and never really came under some threat from Andrea Dovizioso who was 2nd quick as the Ducati rider missed out on pole by 0.198s and will line up second ahead of Marc Marquez, who drafted the sister works Ducati of Danilo Petrucci on his last lap to leap up to third. 
Q&A with new Honda rider Jorge Lorenzo
  talks joining the Repsol Honda Team
11 years in MotoGP, winner of five World Championships, 282 races, 31 years old. Jorge Lorenzo starts a new challenge in 2019 when he joins the Repsol Honda Team. Just over two months before the season gets underway in Qatar, the Spanish rider gives his first interview to analyze his initial impressions of the Honda RC213V, talk about what it means to be part of his new team and outline his ambitions for the year.
Dovizioso wins MotoGP finale in horrible wet conditions
  Many riders crash including Marquez, Vinales and Rossi
Italian Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso was victorious in the 2018 MotoGP season finale at a wet Valencia circuit in incredibly tricky weather conditions that caused the crashes of nine riders-2018 World Champion Marc Marquez among them-and prompted Race Direction to interrupt the first race on lap 13 and re-start a new one half an hour later. Dovizioso passed race leader Alex Rins after the 40-minute red-flag stop due to heavy rain on his way to his fourth win of the season.
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Specifications

MotoGP
1000cc 4 cylinder
16 Stroke
Up to 800cc 150 kg
801 - 1000cc - 160 kg

Moto2
600cc 4-stroke engine
16 Stroke
motorcycle + rider

Moto3
250cc 4-stroke
4 Stroke
one cylinder
motorcycle + rider 148 kg

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