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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.

Marquez crashes out of lead handing win to Vinales
  Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina
MotoGP has a tendency to keep making history of late, and the Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina was no different - as Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) became the first Yamaha rider since Wayne Rainey in 1990 to win the first two races of the year, taking a stunning win as drama hit the grid behind. Teammate Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) created another miracle in P2, with LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow completing the podium in style as top Independent Team rider. 
Marquez takes fourth consecutive pole in Argentina
  In very wet conditions
Marc Marquez achieved another milestone in his career today, taking his fourth consecutive Argentinian pole position (out of four visits to the Termas de Rio Hondo Circuit), his 38th in MotoGP, and the 66th of his career, setting a new record across all classes of the Championship, at only 24 years of age.
Vinales wins on debut with Yamaha
  Holds off Ducati rider Dovizioso

Maverick Vinales got his new career started on the right foot with his new Yamaha MotoGP team. Starting from pole, Vinales outdueled Andrea Dovizioso and teammate Valentino Rossi to win the first race of the 2017 MotoGP season in Qatar in sensational style. Vinales dropped to fifth early, but rode back into contention after the midpoint of the race and then kept the powerful Ducati at bay at the checkered flag.

Lorenzo holds off charging Marquez in season finale
  At Valencia
Jorge Lorenzo led from pole to win in his final race with Yamaha but he had to hold off a fast approaching Honda rider Marc Marquez who, after clearing a battle with Valentino Rossi and Iannone for second, closed on Lorenzo but it was too late and Lorenzo crossed the line slightly over 1-sec. ahead of the 2016 champion. Iannone fended off Rossi for third place, with Vinales completing the top five.
Lorenzo demolishes the record in Valencia
  Nips Marquez by 3/10ths
Six tenths have been taken off the record Best Lap at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valencia, as Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) decimated his previous laptime from 2015 as well as the majority of the field. Only Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was left with a gasp at knocking his great rival off pole, but the number 93 eventually crossed the line 3/10s back – the only other rider to get into the 1:29s, and the only other rider to get under the previous record.
Dovizioso storms Sepang in torrential conditions
  Marquez falls for 2nd week in row
Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took his second ever victory at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, as he navigated the torrential conditions of Sepang to emerge as the ninth winner of 2016: an all-time first for the MotoGP World Championship to write another chapter in the ever-changing history books of the premier class. After dueling for the lead earlier in the race, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) came home P2, with teammate Jorge Lorenzo completing the podium.
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MotoGP
1000cc 4 cylinder
16 Stroke
Up to 800cc 150 kg
801 - 1000cc - 160 kg

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600cc 4-stroke engine
16 Stroke
motorcycle + rider

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250cc 4-stroke
4 Stroke
one cylinder
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