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The 2012 MotoGP riders

The 2012 MotoGP riders so far
Following Wednesday's announcement that Ben Spies has extended his Yamaha contract, here is a list of the riders with a confirmed place on next year's MotoGP grid.

2012 MotoGP riders to date:

Valentino Rossi ITA Ducati Marlboro
Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Marlboro

Jorge Lorenzo SPA Factory Yamaha
Ben Spies USA Factory Yamaha

Casey Stoner AUS Repsol Honda.
Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda

Cal Crutchlow GBR Tech 3 Yamaha

2012 will be the first year of the new 1000cc engine rules and grid size will increase significantly due to the new class of Claiming Rule Teams.



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Ty46 - Unregistered

June 09, 2011 12:14 PM

Re: "I disagree - the ten best riders are in MotoGP" No doubt there are some out there but by the looks of your list seems like a lot of brits in there. Not sure if there quite the best. You limies are always baised

Not so many - Unregistered

June 09, 2011 8:58 PM

A lot of people is talking about Rea, Haslam, Laverty, Camier... DO you remember they are being outperformed by some old riders that don't deserve a place on MotoGP like Checa, Biaggi or even Melandri? I'm sorry. No good british riders at this moment... Maybe Redding in some time...



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