MotoGP

Classes

MotoGP
Purpose-built
Purebred racing bikes
'Prototypes'
240 HP

Moto2
140 HP
Production Based

Moto3
55 HP
Production Based
Riders 25 years or less


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Dovizioso makes it back-to-back Grand Prix wins
  In Barcelona MotoGP race
Italy's Andrea Dovizioso won the Catalunya Grand Prix in Barcelona to complete back-to-back MotoGP wins and close the gap on championship leader Maverick Vinales. The Ducati rider, who won last week's Italy Grand Prix, was ahead of Repsol's Spanish pair Marc Marquez, in second, and Dani Pedrosa in third. With air temperature at 33° C and a track temperature of 54° C, conditions were very tough on tires.
Pedrosa dominates qualifying in Barcelona
  Home MotoGP race for the Spaniard

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took a stunning pole position in the heat haze of the Catalan GP, storming clear of the field by three tenths to return to the top for the second time this year. Compatriot Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) shot into second for his first front row start in red - after also proving second fastest on Friday - as two of the home heroes led the charge.

Dovizioso takes magnificent win at Mugello
  Italian wins on Italian bike at Italian race
Italian rider, Italian bike, Italian GP…and the tricolor flew high over the podium at Mugello, as Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso took a magnificent win battling rivals on track and illness off it to cross the line over a second clear of Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and an impressive home podium for second Italian Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing).
Vinales and Rossi to start 1-2 at Mugello
  Yamahas 1-2
After showing a stunning pace in Free Practice 3, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi promoted to Q2 and flexed their muscles at the Autodromo del Mugello circuit in the fight for pole position. The teammates secured first and second place respectively on the grid for tomorrow's Gran Premio d'Italia Oakley.
Yamaha hit 500th Grand Prix Racing Victory Milestone
  500 MotoGP wins
Valentino Rossi

Yamaha is proud to celebrate a momentous landmark in its successful motorcycle racing history, having secured its 500th race win at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit in France. The Yamaha Factory Racing Team is known as one of the most successful teams in Grand Prix racing and it has further underlined its reputation today. Maverick Vinales rode a brilliant race at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit in France, and sealed the 500th Grand Prix win for Yamaha.

Honda and Michelin pay tribute to Nicky Hayden
  MOG
Nicky Hayden was an HRC rider for much of his racing career, achieving many successes both in his home country and internationally. Nicky won the 1999 AMA Supersport Championship and the 2002 AMA Superbike Championship with American Honda and the 2006 MotoGP World Championship with Repsol Honda. Last year he moved to World Superbike Championship with Ten Kate Honda, winning a race in his first season. Yesterday’s terrible news of the loss of the much-loved American due to the consequences of a cycling accident in Rimini, Italy, on Wednesday May 17, is a terrible blow for the entire motorcycling community and for everyone at HRC.
Vinales outduels Rossi at LeMans
  French MotoGP
Maverick Vinales has won his third victory of the 2017 MotoGP season in a thrilling French Grand Prix at LeMans, passing Valentino Rossi on the last lap. After being passed Rossi crashed his Yamaha. Rossi took the lead with three laps to go from Vinales and started the final lap in first place, but made a mistake at Turn 8 that let Vinales through, then fell at Turn 11
Yamaha riders to start 1-2-3 at LeMans
  Honda 4th and 5th

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi went all out in an intense 15-minute qualifying session at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit today, that saw the teammates secure the first two slots on the front row for tomorrow's Grand Prix de France. Having topped FP4, Vinales stepped aboard his YZR-M1 with great confidence at the start of the qualifying session

Pedrosa and Marquez 1-2 at Jerez
  Spanish riders 1-2 in Spain

Spain's Dani Pedrosa won his first victory of the 2017 MotoGP season, leading Repsol Honda teammate Marc Marquez to a 1-2 finish in the Spanish Grand Prix. The Spaniard led from start to finish to win for the first time since last September's race at Misano, while Jorge Lorenzo recorded his podium with Ducati.

Pedrosa storms to Spanish Pole at Jerez
  with Marquez second in all-Honda front row
Dani Pedrosa took a stunning pole position, his 29th in MotoGP and the 47th in his career, edging teammate Marc Marquez by just half a tenth in a breath-taking battle for the top spot during the final minutes of the Gran Premio Red Bull de Espana in Jerez. Cal Crutchlow in third completes an all-Honda front row for the first time since the German GP in 2014 (at the Sachsenring).
Masterful win for Marquez in Texas
  Undefeated in America

Taking his first win of this season today, Marc Marquez completed another perfect weekend at Circuit of the Americas, succeeding in Austin for the fifth-straight time after starting from pole position. Amazingly, Marc has won every Premier-class GP he has ever entered in the U.S., having also taken three MotoGP victories in Indianapolis and one in Laguna Seca; including his two Moto2 wins in the country, this is Marc’s 11th consecutive victory in the USA. T

Marquez's fifth consecutive pole at Austin
  The King of COTA pulls it out the hat to take another incredible P1
Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a signature last dash pole position for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, putting in another stunner at COTA as he pulled out an ace on his final lap to take it back from key rival Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Vinales’ teammate Valentino Rossi was another on a late charge, shooting up into third to complete an incredible front row.

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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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