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    MotoGP Japan postponed, Tokyo Motorcyle Show canceled
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    As a result of the devastation left behind by the recent earthquake and tsunami activity in Japan, the organizers of MotoGP have moved the Motegi round to October 2. The race was originally scheduled for next month, but widespread damage to the road system between Tokyo and Mito is not expected ...

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    BMW 1M Coupe MotoGP safety car lit up and ready to roll
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    The 2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe is serving duty as one of the safety cars for the 2011 MotoGP Championship, which kicks off this weekend at the Grand Prix of Qatar. The 1M Coupe that will be handling safety car duties has been smartened up a little from stock, starting with an Akrapovic sport ...

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    Fiat and Yamaha officially part ways for 2011 MotoGP season
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    All good things must come to an end. Although the Fiat-Yamaha MotoGP collaboration has seemingly brought a great deal of success to both manufacturers since Fiat's sponsorship of the Yamaha team first began in 2007, the time has come for the two outfits to go their separate ways. The biggest ...

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    No, We're Not Kidding: Paris Hilton starts her own MotoGP team
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    We wish we were kidding. We really do. It's not anywhere near April 1st yet, and the reports seem to be true: Paris Hilton – yes, that Paris Hilton – is launching her own motorcycle racing team. How on Earth did we arrive at such a situation, you ask? The deal apparently stems from a ...

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    AMG and Ducati announce partnership, will sponsor MotoGP effort
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    It's a good time to jump on the Ducati MotoGP bandwagon. Sure, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer always fields a highly competitive juggernaut of a racing team, despite being a small fraction of the size of its chief rivals. But, with the recent signing of fan-favorite and nine-time World ...

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    MotoGP 2010 Phillip Island: Sometimes it's lonely at the top [Spoilers]
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    Proving that the power of hometown heroics should never be underestimated, Casey Stoner not only put on a great show for his fellow countrymen but once again proved to be dominant at the Australian GP. The starting grid at Phillip Island was the last time Stoner would be seen by competitors, as ...

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    MotoGP 2010 Sepang: A tale of two champions [Spoilers]
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    Starting from pole position certainly has its advantages in GP racing, especially if you take to the track with the goal of potentially clinching your first World Championship and playing it safe is the name of the game. Just the opposite would be true when staring from the second row, entering ...

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    MotoGP 2010: All things Italian leave their mark on Japan's home turf [Spoilers]
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    As the battle between Fiat-Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo and Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa materialized over the last few rounds of racing action, it appeared that this past weekend's Japanese Grand Prix would offer fans somewhat of a "perfect storm" in terms of two-wheeled racing drama. Pedrosa entered ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Aragon adds fuel to the comeback fire [SPOILERS]
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    With racing action returning to Spain and the top two contenders being Spanish natives, MotoGP Aragon certainly became a highly competitive forum not only for the championship race, but also for bragging rights at stake in front of the home-country fans. For Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa, added ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Don't call it a comeback at Misano... just yet [SPOILER]
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    When Dani Pedrosa left Indianapolis Motor Speedway last week, there's little doubt he was the envy of his fellow MotoGP contenders. The Spaniard clinched victory, proving that he possessed not only the speed, but also the fortitude to truly challenge Jorge Lorenzo. The question on everyone's mind ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Winds of change blow into the Brickyard [Spoilers]
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    The hype, the drama and one final chance to perform in front of the home town crowd made Indianapolis Motor Speedway a forum for several American riders to "leave it all out on the track " before MotoGP departed the U.S. for the remainder of the season. But with so much happening off the ...

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    13-year old motorcycle racer killed during warm-up lap at Indy
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    Tragic events unfolded at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend when Peter Lenz, 13, was killed after falling off of his motorcycle and being hit by another rider during a warm-up lap. Ben Spies, who took second place during Sunday's MotoGP event, commented on the unfortunate events:

    "I told ...

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    Ben Spies moves to Yamaha MotoGP Factory Team
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    Shocking, we know. What's been called the second-worst kept secret in MotoGP has officially been confirmed. MotoGP rookie and current World Superbike champion Ben Spies (shown at right, with Yamaha's Lin Jarvis) will be saddling up with the factory Yamaha crew starting next year. Rumors to that ...

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    Back to His Roots: The Kentucky Kid returns to the Indy Mile, but not to race
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    Before Nicky Hayden was an international superstar making use of some of the best front brakes in the world on his MotoGP bike, he was just a kid from Kentucky who made a name for himself forgoing the front binder altogether and winning a ton of AMA flat track races. Back then he was known as the ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Getting back on track in the Czech Republic [Spoilers]
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    For us, the mid-season break in GP action seemed reminiscent of the Monday night following the Superbowl, something is just missing. As the hot tires penciled in the fast lines around the Brno circuit, we remembered just what it was: lightning fast motorcycles of course! High winds and poor ...

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    Valentino Rossi makes switch to Ducati officially official
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    We're sure that none of you saw this one coming, right? To the surprise of absolutely nobody paying even an ounce of attention, Valentino Rossi has officially announced that he will ride for the Ducati factory team for the 2011 MotoGP race season. It's a veritable dream scenario for Italy, as an ...

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    MotoGP 2010 USA: Live action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca [Spoilers]
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    MotoGP action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're live from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca today for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, and we just witnessed some awesome racing action. Well, awesome for some riders, less so for others. For instance, we're ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Qualifying in pictures, Lorenzo on the State of Yamaha
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    Jorge Lorenzo at the 2010 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're live from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix this weekend, and we've just finished unloading our memory cards after MotoGP qualifying. Let's ...

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    MotoGP 2010 Sachsenring: Shake-up, crack-up and the return of The Doctor [Spoilers]
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    Call it a feeling of shear uncertainty, nervousness if you will... or better yet anticipation. That is exactly what the German round of MotoGP racing provided for fans around the globe. Not only was the Sachsenring round the mid-marker of this season's racing schedule, but more importantly it ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Tire choice plays a key role for top finishers at Assen [Spoilers]
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    The sixth round of GP racing for 2010 from the Assen circuit marked not only the 80th anniversary of the Dutch TT but also the further dominance of Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo. With Rossi still out, Lorenzo's winning ways seem untempered by any of the fields competitors. The Spaniard's ...

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