MotoGP Features

04/13/2007 - 00:00

MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden hasn't had the easiest of starts to his title defence, sitting sixth in the standings after round two of 18...

Pedrosa, Sepang MotoGP test, January 2007
04/04/2007 - 00:00

With two of the 18 rounds on the 2007 MotoGP World Championship calendar complete, reigning rookie of the year Dani Pedrosa is holding joint second in the standings behind Valentino Rossi...

03/22/2007 - 00:00

Spanish star Dani Pedrosa will be chasing his first MotoGP victory in front of his home fans at Jerez this weekend, a circuit where the talented 21-year-old has already tasted success in the 250cc class.

11/19/2006 - 00:00

Part one of the Yamaha technical presentation detailed how the YZR-M1 has evolved since its 2002 racing debut, and part two will now concentrate specifically on the 2006 machine.

11/19/2006 - 00:00

The end of the 2006 MotoGP season also marked the last ever race for the 990cc prototypes, including Yamaha's YZR-M1, with new 800cc engine regulations being introduced for next season.

10/12/2006 - 00:00

Although it is possible for Nicky Hayden to clinch the 2006 MotoGP World Championship in Portugal this weekend, the most likely scenario is that the title chase will go all the way to the final race in Valencia.

10/05/2006 - 00:00

Former British Superbike team owner Ben Atkins is facing a four-week countdown in an ambitious bid to launch new all-British teams in the 2007 125 and 250cc World Championships.

10/04/2006 - 00:00

"First off, a good rider has to know what he wants. I think that's the important thing because you can get lost. I'm a racer, not an engineer or some suspension guru, so I just translate stuff the best I can" - Colin Edwards.

Schwantz returns to Macau for 40th anniversary.
09/26/2006 - 00:00

"I look back and think 'how did Suzuki ever even think about letting me do that'! As big a kid as I was and as much stupid stuff as I did on a proper racetrack, what might I have done with all those walls!" - Kevin Schwantz.

09/20/2006 - 00:00

Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa will ride Honda's new 800cc MotoGP bike for the first time next Monday, September 26, Satoru Horiike, managing director of HRC, has revealed in an exclusive interview with Crash.net.

08/25/2006 - 00:00

A British motorcycle will win the MotoGP World Championship for the first time since the glory days of the British bike industry in the 1950s if Formula 1 engine guru Mario Illien (top picture) succeeds in a radical plan to break into the two-wheel world.

08/25/2006 - 00:00

Ducati has already built an incredible 20 engines in preparation for next year's new 800cc formula in MotoGP, racing chief Filippo Preziosi has revealed.

08/17/2006 - 00:00

When Paul Denning announced that Rizla Suzuki had secured the services of Honda World Superbike star Chris Vermeulen for the 2006 and 2007 MotoGP seasons, it was widely considered a brilliant coup.

08/11/2006 - 00:00

With the first eleven rounds of the 17-stop 2006 MotoGP season now complete, the table below shows team-mate vs. team-mate in terms of qualifying and race results.

07/23/2006 - 00:00

For years it has been a joke that if a rider/driver missed the corner at Turn Six, he would land in Salinas...

07/20/2006 - 00:00

MotoGP is all set for its second big technical regulations change in half a decade. Following the shift from 500cc two-strokes to 990cc four-strokes in 2002, next year's bikes will be reduced to 800cc in a bid to reign in performance.

07/20/2006 - 00:00

The MotoGP World Championship returned to America, and the Laguna Seca circuit, after a ten year absence last season - where home star Nicky Hayden went on to take his first ever grand prix victory.

07/11/2006 - 00:00

13 times 500cc race winner Randy Mamola made his first ever visit to the Goodwood Festival of Speed last weekend - and brought the Ducati Desmosedici two-seater with him.

06/26/2006 - 00:00

Nicky Hayden made Honda history on Saturday at Assen when his dramatic last turn victory gave the Japanese giant its 200th premier-class grand prix victory.

06/24/2006 - 00:00

Ricardo plc and John Barnard's B3 Technologies Ltd have added their names to a growing list of potential new MotoGP manufacturers.

06/15/2006 - 00:00

Ever wondered exactly how a MotoGP rider spends a race weekend? Here is a detailed account of a typical grand prix weekend for race winning Repsol Honda rookie Dani Pedrosa...

06/13/2006 - 00:00

Repsol Honda's race-winning MotoGP rookie Dani Pedrosa will be riding in the second home grand prix of his young premier-class career, when he takes part in this weekend's Catalan Grand Prix at Barcelona.

06/01/2006 - 00:00

If Valentino Rossi was to select a particular event to restart his championship campaign it would surely be his home Italian Grand Prix at the magnificent Mugello circuit.

05/30/2006 - 00:00

Rizla Suzuki's MotoGP rookie Chris Vermeulen returned to the World Superbike paddock at Silverstone last weekend, where the 2005 championship runner-up caught up with old friends and spoke to Crash.net Radio...