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MotoGP riders will be fined for 'offensive hand gestures' on the track

No middle fingers, and no "wanker signs."

Because motorcycle racing is rated G.

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Rossi pushing to have own team in MotoGP next year

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi is pushing hard to have his own team in MotoGP starting in 2017.

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2015 MotoGP championship decided at final race in Valencia

The 2015 MotoGP world championship came down to the last race of the season in Valencia, Spain. The on-track action didn't disappoint those looking for action, but the results are sure to be contentious.

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Valentino Rossi penalized for causing Marc Marquez crash

Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez made contact during the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix MotoGP race, with one rider hitting the tarmac and the other penalized.

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What it's like to spend a day at Rossi's Ranch in Italy

When he's not competing in MotoGP, Valentino Rossi stays on two wheels at his own, private race track in Italy that he calls The Ranch. It looks like an amazing place to ride.

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Brad Pitt narrates trailer for MotoGP film 'Hitting the Apex'

Mark Neale releases the trailer for his fifth MotoGP film, 'Hitting the Apex,' co-produced and narrated by Brad Pitt.

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Alonso and Rossi to field Ferrari at Le Mans?

The plot thickens and just keeps thickening when it comes to Ferrari's potential return to Le Mans. Antonello Coletta, the head of Ferrari's sports car racing program, first suggested that the new regulations being implemented by the ACO could potentially see the Prancing Horse marque compete in the top-tier LMP1 class. His thoughts have since been Noah Joseph

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Opel brings in Valentino Rossi, Bryan Adams to jazz up the Adam

Every notice than when an automaker brings in a fashion designer or celebrity to "design" one of its cars – and by "design", we mean give them fancy paintjobs – it's almost always a European city car? If it's not a Mini for the Life Ball, it's a special Renault Twingo, a Noah Joseph

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Valentino Rossi's personal paradise as seen by Dainese

Valentino Rossi recently invited Supermoto World Champion Thomas Chareyre and road-racing icon Guy Martin to go dirtbiking at his private track - and, for the first time, let a film crew in to capture it all on video.

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Valentino Rossi leaves Ducati, heads home to Yamaha

After an undeniably unsuccessful two-year relationship with Ducati, motorcycle superstar Valentino Rossi has decided to take his talents back to Yamaha, the team he left at the end of the 2010 season for what he hoped would be greener pastures.

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Valentino Rossi hopes for future in rally racing [UPDATE: w/video]

Valentino Rossi, certainly the greatest motorcycle racer of our generation, has no concrete plans to leave MotoGP. In fact, after an extremely disappointing first season with Ducati in 2011, we'd wager he'll be sticking around for at least a few more years to prove he's still got what it takes to win at the highest level when competing on competitive mac

Showdown: Rossi versus Alonso, winner wears red

In what's sure to be a competitive affair, MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and Formula 1 ace Fernando Alonso are scheduled to go head-to-head in a race for ultimate Italian bragging rights. One thing's for certain: the winner will wear red.

Fiat and Yamaha officially part ways for 2011 MotoGP season

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.

MotoGP 2010 Phillip Island: Sometimes it's lonely at the top [Spoilers]

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 he converted pole-position to victory with a gap of nearly nine seconds. But was this really a fair fight?

MotoGP 2010 Sepang: A tale of two champions [Spoilers]

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 turn one in the middle of the pack and racing like you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Such was the case with two very divergent Yamaha riders.

MotoGP 2010: All things Italian leave their mark on Japan's home turf [Spoilers]

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 as the only man with a mathematical chance of swiping the crown from Lorenzo this late in the

MotoGP 2010: Aragon adds fuel to the comeback fire [SPOILERS]

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 pressure came in the form of also being caught in a late season battle for the overall champi

MotoGP 2010: Don't call it a comeback at Misano... just yet [SPOILER]

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 was this: Could Pedrosa and Repsol Honda really mount a solid comeback? Devon Brozek

MotoGP 2010: Getting back on track in the Czech Republic [Spoilers]

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 weather conditions slowed the race pace – the fastest lap of the actual race was over a

Valentino Rossi makes switch to Ducati officially official

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 Italian rider will take to the track at the pinnacle of motorcycle racing aboard a bright red Italian motorcycle.

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