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Moto3™: Pole secured by championship leader Miller for Sunday showdown 1

Jack Miller to Join CWM LCR Honda Team for 2015 MotoGP Campaign

The CWM LCR Honda Team is pleased to officially announce that Australian rider, Jack Miller, will compete with them in the 2015 MotoGP World Championship riding the Honda RC213V-RS Open Specification bike. The 19-year-old racer from Townsville, who is currently [...]

September 17, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Voltcom Crescent Suzuki wishes Laverty well on his way to MotoGP 1

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki wishes Laverty well on his way to MotoGP

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki extends its thanks and best wishes to Eugene Laverty as he prepares to move to the MotoGP Championship for the 2015 season. A motivated and technically accomplished racer, Laverty has so far added two podiums to his [...]

September 16, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP, World Superbikes
Aprilia To Enter World Motogp Championship One Year Ahead Of Schedule 1

Alvaro Bautista will ride an Aprilia in the 2015 and 2016 MotoGP

Spanish rider Alvaro Bautista will ride one of the official Aprilias that will race next year in the MotoGP Championship, managed by the Aprilia Gresini Racing Team. The agreement with Bautista is valid for two years, for the 2015 and [...]

September 15, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
The Final MXGP Frenzy 1

The Final MXGP Frenzy

One hundred and two gate drops later, if we include the qualifying heat races, and that’s a wrap on the 2014 FIM Motocross World Championship. It has been one of the most compelling seasons ever. One that has gone down [...]

September 15, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Remarkable Rossi claims first win of 2014 as Marquez crashes 1

Remarkable Rossi claims first win of 2014 as Marquez crashes

The home crowd went wild at Misano on Sunday as Valentino Rossi took his first victory since Assen last year, with Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa also on the podium, whilst Marc Marquez finished 15th after a crash. Nine time [...]

September 14, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
MotoGP™ innovation testing Ultra High definition television broadcast 1

MotoGP™ innovation testing Ultra High definition television broadcast

On Friday September 12th during the first day of action at the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, Dorna Sports carried out the IBC 4K Live Ultra-High Definition broadcast in partnership with EUROVISION, Fujifilm, Grass [...]

September 14, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Yamaha Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First World Title with Phil Read in Misano 1

Yamaha Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First World Title with Phil Read in Misano

It was a very special gathering inside the MotoGP paddock at Misano this evening as the Yamaha family joined with the paddock and media to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their first world title with legend Phil Read. The British [...]

September 13, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
First pole of 2014 for lightning-quick Lorenzo at Misano 1

First pole of 2014 for lightning-quick Lorenzo at Misano

The quickfire MotoGP™ Q2 session saw Jorge Lorenzo take pole at the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, with Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi also securing front row slots. At a track where he has [...]

September 13, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Moto3™: Pole secured by championship leader Miller for Sunday showdown 1

Moto3™: Pole secured by championship leader Miller for Sunday showdown

In the Moto3™ QP at the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini on Saturday afternoon Jack Miller took pole, with Niklas Ajo and Alex Rins set to join him on the front row. Miller (Red [...]

September 13, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Dorna Sports and BMW M extend Official Car of MotoGP™ agreement through to 2020 1

Dorna Sports and BMW M extend Official Car of MotoGP™ agreement through to 2020

MotoGP™ World Championship organiser Dorna Sports and BMW M GmbH have extended their cooperation until 2020, meaning that BMW M will remain as the “Official Car of MotoGP” and BMW will continue to provide the safety car fleet for MotoGP [...]

September 13, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Dazzling Dovizioso handles wet conditions best on opening day 1

Dazzling Dovizioso handles wet conditions best on opening day

The MotoGP™ FP2 outing saw Andrea Dovizioso top the timesheets at the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, with Yonny Hernandez and Dani Pedrosa just behind him on combined times. Dovizioso (Ducati Team) put in [...]

September 12, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Aprilia To Enter World Motogp Championship One Year Ahead Of Schedule 1

Aprilia To Enter World MotoGP Championship One Year Ahead Of Schedule

ROBERTO COLANINNO: ”30 WORLD TITLES WON IN LESS THAN 10 YEARS” Aprilia (Piaggio Group) officially announced that they will enter the Grand Prix motorcycle racing in the MotoGP class. The Aprilia brand’s return to the top world motorcycling competition will [...]

September 12, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Gresini Racing will Manage Aprilia’s Entry into MotoGP

Gresini Racing will Manage Aprilia’s Entry into MotoGP

GRESINI RACING WILL BE MANAGING THE ITALIAN MANUFACTURER’S PROTOTYPES ON TRACK UNTIL THE 2018 SEASON This agreement will allow Aprilia Racing to take advantage of Gresini Racing’s significant contribution in terms of MotoGP experience and know-how. Gresini Racing will be [...]

September 12, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Riders look ahead to Misano contest with excitement 1

Riders look ahead to Misano contest with excitement

In Thursday’s preliminary press conference ahead of the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez was joined by Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo, Andrea Dovizioso, Scott Redding and Danilo Petrucci to address [...]

September 11, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
ITV to screen MotoGP™ highlights throughout 2014 season 1

Motul becomes title sponsor for Grand Prix of Japan

Dorna Sports and Twin Ring Motegi are delighted to announce that premium oil and lubricant specialist Motul is to become title sponsor for the Grand Prix of Japan. This year’s Motul Grand Prix of Japan will be the 15th round [...]

September 10, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
ITV to screen MotoGP™ highlights throughout 2014 season 1

MotoGP™ moves into Ultra-High Definition territory with IBC 4K Live Showcase

Always on the cutting-edge when it comes to implementing new technologies, Dorna Sports is now investigating 4K technology and will be producing a first LIVE Ultra-High Definition broadcast in partnership with EUROVISION, I-MOVIX, SKY Italia, Grass Valley, Fujifilm and ONE [...]

September 9, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Marquez back to best taking 11th win after brilliant battle with Lorenzo 1

Passionate crowds await MotoGP™ at Misano

The MotoGP™ World Championship heads to the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli for round 13 of the championship this weekend – the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. As one of the most colourful events [...]

September 8, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
SCOTT REDDING VISITS THE CASTROL GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CENTRE IN PANGBOURNE 1

Scott Redding Visits Castrol Global Technology Centre Pangbourne

Last Wednesday, August 27th, the Team GO&FUN Honda Gresini rider Scott Redding visited the Castrol Global Technology Centre in Pangbourne on the eve of his home Grand Prix at Silverstone; the English rookie has been able to meet the staff [...]

September 8, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
ITV to screen MotoGP™ highlights throughout 2014 season 1

Donington Park to host 2015 British Motorcycle Grand Prix

Donington Park has been elected by the Circuit of Wales and Dorna Sports as the alternative venue for the British Motorcycle Grand Prix for the 2015 event. Whilst the Circuit of Wales is scheduled to host the British Motorcycle Grand [...]

September 2, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP
Marquez back to best taking 11th win after brilliant battle with Lorenzo 1

Marquez back to best taking 11th win after brilliant battle with Lorenzo

The Hertz British Grand Prix saw a great battle between Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo won by Marquez as he made an immediate return to winning ways, whilst Valentino Rossi joined them on the podium. Lorenzo took the initiative to [...]

August 31, 2014 Latest News, MotoGP