10. Nicky Hayden samples the DTM

Footage of 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden joining former F1 racer David Coulthard to sample a Mercedes DTM machine - with mixed results...

9. Stoner tests and talks 2012 Honda

Perhaps inspired by Ducati (see #5 below) Repsol Honda also released a special video after star rider Casey Stoner made his debut on an early version of the 2012 1000cc Honda, during a private test at Jerez in May.

8. Simoncelli, Rea sample swap to four wheels

Much missed MotoGP star Marco Simoncelli and Castrol Honda WSBK rider Jonathan Rea get down and dirty in a Ford Fiesta WRC and receive a demonstration from Mikko Hirvonen.

7. Rossi, Hayden star in dramatic Ducati GP11 unveiling

This Ducati film showed MotoGP stars Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden unveiling the new Ducati Desmosedici GP11 in the snowy mountains of Madonna di Campiglio in Italy prior to the start of the 2011 season.

6. Sneak peak at Honda Moto3

HRC took the unusual step of releasing this teaser video of its forthcoming NRS250 Moto3 machine. Moto3 (four-strokes) will replace the 125cc (two-stroke) World Championship from 2012.

5. Rossi's first test with the 2012 Ducati

MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi made his debut on an early version of the 2012 1000cc Desmosedici during a private test at Jerez in April, after which Ducati released this footage.

4. Yamaha's 'Blast From the Past' spoof movie

Yamaha has produced some cracking MotoGP videos in recent years and its latest spoof movie - which saw Yamaha MotoGP stars past and present transported back to the 1970s, complete with long hair and tight clothes! - certainly didn't disappoint.

3. Stoner, Abraham argue at Mugello test

MotoGP World Championship leader Casey Stoner and rookie Karel Abraham were involved in a heated argument after an on-track incident during the Mugello post-race test. This You Tube video caught what happened.

2. Stoner cornering at 1000 frames per second

This Red Bull Moment, filmed at 1000 frames per second, captured Repsol Honda star and eventual 2011 world champion Casey Stoner cornering a MotoGP bike in extraordinary detail. Stoner's skill is beyond question, but this video really highlighted the Australian's incredible talent.

1. Pedrosa snubs Simoncelli handshake

This backstage footage appeared on You Tube showing Dani Pedrosa refusing the offer of a handshake from Marco Simoncelli, on Pedrosa's return to the MotoGP paddock at Mugello.

Pedrosa had been sidelined since suffering a broken left collarbone at Le Mans in May, caused by a collision with Simoncelli, for which the Italian rider had received a ride-though penalty.


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