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2013 MotoGP Season Photo Gallery
Andrea Dovizioso getting settled in the Ducati garage.
See photos from the first days of testing through the finale in the 2013 MotoGP Season photo gallery.
Even though conditions were less than ideal during testing at Valencia, Andrea Dovizioso was eager to run laps on his new machine.
Marc Marquez stayed in the garage during the first day of testing at Valencia due to inclement weather, but was still able to get acquainted with his new ride.
Bradley Smith, new to Monster Yamaha Tech 3 for 2013, opted out of the first day of testing at Valencia due to weather, but made sure his leathers fit all the same.
Marc Marquez got the chance to ride his new bike in dry conditions during the final hours of testing at Valencia.
Cal Crutchlow (35) followed his new teammate Bradley Smith for a few laps to give the premier-class rookie some pointers during the second day of testing at Valencia.
Andrea Dovizioso continued to break in his new Desmosedici during the second day of testing at Valencia.
Marc Marquez during testing at Sepang.
Marc Marquez got a full day of dry condition testing at Sepang on the second of a planned three-day unofficial session at the Malaysian circuit.
Alvaro Bautista during testing at Sepang.
Marc Marquez taking advantage of a period of dry conditions on the final day of testing at Sepang.
Ben Spies is set to ride for Ignite Pramac Racing aboard the Ducati Desmosedici GP13 during the 2013 MotoGP season.
Nicky Hayden during winter testing ahead of the 2013 MotoGP season.
Andrea Dovizioso was kept from testing at Jerez by a recurring issue with his neck.
Michael Laverty will pilot one of two Paul Bird Motorsport sponsored CRT machines in 2013.
Ben Spies' Ducati Desmosedici GP13.
Andrea Iannone's Pramac Racing Ducati.
Andrea Dovizioso (left) and Nicky Hayden (right) unveiled their 2013 Ducati Desmosedici GP13s during the Ducati Wroom Press Ski Meeting.
Ducati Racing Team's Desmosedici GP13s.
Repsol Honda revealed the new look of its Honda RC213V GP bike today along with its riders Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez.
A peek at the new livery for Dani Pedrosa's Repsol Honda RC213V GP bike.
Marc Marquez makes the jump from Moto2 to MotoGP this year and will do battle aboard this Repsol Honda RC213V.
Valentino Rossi was fourth-fastest on Day 1 of testing at Sepang.
Dani Pedrosa topped the timesheet on Day 1 of testing at Sepang in February 2013.
Marc Marquez kept pace during Day 1 of testing at Sepang, placing third.
Andrea Dovizioso put up the 13th-fastest lap during Day 1 of testing at Sepang.
Bradly Smith getting acclimated to his new YZR-M1 during testing at Sepang.
Jorge Lorenzo was second-fastest during the first day of testing at Sepang.
Nicky Hayden during testing at Sepang in February.
Bradley Smith cut one and a half seconds off his lap time on Day 2 at Sepang.
Marc Marquez was third-fastest for the second day in a row at Sepang.
Dani Pedrosa posted the top time on Day 2 of testing at Sepang.
Valentino Rossi remained fourth-fastest through the second day of testing at Sepang.
Andrea Dovizioso with Christian Pupulin during testing at Sepang 2013.
Nicky Hayden on Day 3 of testing at Sepang.
Jorge Lorenzo remained near the top of the timesheet on Day 3 at Sepang, posting the second-fastest time.
Marc Marquez with a wicked lean at Sepang on the final day of testing.
Valentino Rossi placed third-fastest during the final day of testing at Sepang.
Pedrosa topped the timesheet for the third day in a row during the final session at Sepang.
Dani Pedrosa has been busy setting up his Honda RC213V and has just finished his first test at the Sepang circuit.
Repsol's Dani Pedrosa has started 2013 motivated and focused on riding this season as strongly as in the second half of 2012.
Marc Marquez sits and talks about testing the Honda RC213V at the Sepang circuit.
Marc Marquez testing his Honda RC213V at the Sepang circuit in Malasyia.
Tech 3 Yamaha's Cal Crutchlow and Associate Editor Frankie Garcia riding motocross during the MotoGP off season in January.
Andrea Iannone - Sepang Pre-Season Test 2013
Dani Pedrosa led the way on Day 1 of the second pre-season test at Sepang.
Jorge Lorenzo looked to improve acceleration during testing at Sepang.
Valentino Rossi posted the fifth-fastest time during the first session of testing at Sepang in late February.
Marc Marquez had a slow-speed crash during the second pre-season test at Sepang, but was able to ride back to the pits unhurt.
Ben Spies - Sepang Pre-Season Test 2013
Andrea Dovizioso was eighth-fastest during the first session of testing at Sepang in late February.
Nicky Hayden put in 46 laps during the first session back testing at Sepang, more than any other rider on the grid that day.
Bradley Smith learned to ride a bit more smoothly during testing at Sepang, after losing the front end of his M1 thanks to slippery conditions on track.
Cal Crutchlow chose not to push the limits of his grip during the first session of testing at Sepang. Previous rains left the track dirty and slippery.
Jorge Lorenzo topped the timesheet on Day 2 of Sepang Test II.
Andrea Iannone - Sepang Pre-Season Test 2013
Marc Marquez was fourth-fastest on Day 2 of testing at Sepang.
Valentino Rossi was fifth-fastest on Day 2 of testing at Sepang II.
Valentino Rossi looks pleased to be back on the Yamaha.
Ben Spies during pre-season testing at Sepang.
Marc Marquez went down twice on the final day of pre-season testing at Sepang, but still managed to post the second-fastest lap.
Dani Pedrosa reclaimed the top spot on Day 3 of testing at Sepang.
Valentino Rossi making some final tweaks to his M1 during testing at Sepang.
NGM Mobile Forward Moto 2 team 2013.
NGM Mobile Forward Racing's MotoGP team of Colin Edwards and Claudio Corti.
Andrea Dovizioso on the Ducati GP13.
Stefan Bradl during pre-season testing at Sepang.
Ben Spies - Sepang Pre-Season Testing 2013
Valentino Rossi gets his first taste of the new Circuit of the Americas in a private three-day pre-season test.
Jorge Lorenzo learns the COTA circuit, the third-longest now on the 2013 calendar behind only Sepang and Silverstone.
Dani Pedrosa testing at the all-new Circuit of the Americas.
Marc Marquez on the gas at Austin's Cicuit of the Americas during a private three-day preseason test.
The Repsol Honda squad was on the track for testing at the Circuit of the Americas.
Marc Marquez closed out the private test at COTA with a stranglehold on the timesheet.
Repsol Honda getting acclimated to the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
Valentino Rossi and the new 2013 Yamaha YZR-M1 livery.
Jorge Lorenzo and the 2013 Yamaha YZR-M1 livery.
Jorge Lorenzo came through as the fastest rider on Day 1 of testing at Jerez.
Valentino Rossi placed sixth-fastest in the rain-soaked first test at Jerez.
Marc Marquez came in third on Day 1 of testing at Jerez.
Dani Pedrosa took the runner-up spot after Day 1 of testing at Jerez.
Andrea Iannone was fourth-fastest after Day 1 of testing at Jerez.
Valentino Rossi was the fastest rider on Day 2 of pre-season testing at Jerez.
Dani Pedrosa was fourth on Day 2 of testing at Jerez.
Andrea Dovizioso was fifth-fastest on Day 2 of testing at Jerez.
Stefan Bradl was third-fastest on the final day of preseason testing at Jerez.
Cal Crutchlow topped the timesheet on the final day of testing at Jerez.
Colin Edwards placed near the bottom on the final day of testing at Jerez, but was pleased with his progress on the FTR-Kawasaki.
Valentino Rossi was second-fastest on the final day of testing at Jerez.
Yamaha Factory riders Jorge Lorenzo (99) and Valentino Rossi (46) will be formidable foes during the 2013 MotoGP season.
Marc Marquez may challenge for race wins in 2013, despite being a rookie in the premier class.
Will 2013 be Dani Pedrosa's year to finally win the MotoGP title?
2013 Team Tech 3 Yamaha with Bradley Smith (left) and Cal Crutchlow (right) and their tireless crews.
Nicky Hayden during testing at Jerez.
Andrea Dovizioso confers with Christian Paupulin during preseason testing.
Ben Spies will try to find his way to the podium on his new Ducati in 2013.
Karel Abraham will contest the 2013 MotoGP season aboard an Aprilia ART machine.
Ben Spies took 10th at Qatar in the 2013 MotoGP season opener.
Valentino Rossi during a private pre-season test at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas.
Jorge Lorenzo testing at COTA in 2013.
Dani Pedrosa is set to fight for a podium in Round 2 at COTA.
Yamaha Factory Racing's Team Manager, Wilco Zeelenberg.
The "Texas Tornado," Colin Edwards, will compete in his home state at COTA.
Marc Marquez was fastest in both free practice sessions at the Circuit of the Americas on Friday.
Valentino Rossi took a break from motorcycle racing to jump in Kyle Busch's NASCAR Nationwide Toyota Camry in North Carolina.
Jorge Lorenzo will fight to get back in the points lead in Round 4 at Le Mans.
Valentino Rossi giving fans a little show.
The Doctor and Kyle Busch at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
Looks like Rossi's having a blast at the helm of a four-wheeled machine.
After some slow laps the Doctor found competitive speed.
Rossi is one of the greatest MotoGP racers ever, and Kyle Busch is the winningest NASCAR Nationwide driver in history, not a bad match for a day at the track.
Marc Marquez (left) and Dani Pedrosa (right) on the podium at Jerez.
Valentino Rossi focusing before the start at Jerez.
Honda is testing a new production model that's set to be ready for the 2014 MotoGP World Championship.
Jorge Lorenzo was the fastest man at Mugello on Friday.
Jorge Lorenzo took the win at Mugello.
Tech3 Yamaha's Cal Crutchlow joined Lorenzo on the podium.
Max Biaggi came out of retirement to ride the Pramac Racing GP13 at Mugello during a two-day test.
Jorge Lorenzo moved to second overall after taking his second win of the year at Mugello.
Dani Pedrosa (26) leads the series after five rounds.
Cal Crutchlow (35) keeping ahead of Ducati teammates Andrea Dovizioso (04) and Nicky Hayden (69) as well as LCR Honda MotoGP's Stefan Bradl (6) at Mugello.
Valentino Rossi put in the top time during free practice at Catalunya.
Dani Pedrosa took his second consecutive pole position of the season at Catalunya, breaking Casey Stoner's best lap record in the process.
Suzuki confirmed it would rejoin the MotoGP paddock starting in 2015, the Japanese marque testing at Catalunya following Sunday's GP race.
Repsol Honda's Technical Director, Takeo Yokoyama, took time to present the 2014 RC213V prototype machine during a test day at Motorland Aragon.
Marc Marquez testing the 2014 prototype RC213V at Aragon.
Dorna announced the launch of its 2014 Asia Talent Cup at Assen - the new series utilizing Moto3 machinery and aimed at developing Asian riders for the Grand Prix grid.
Stefan Bradl testing at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina.
Jorge Lorenzo retired from Round 8 at Sachsenring after a high-side crash in practice saw him re-injure his broken collarbone.
Jorge Lorenzo will attempt to return to action at Laguna Seca less than a week after a second shoulder surgery to repair his broken collarbone.
Ben Spies will return to MotoGP action at Indianapolis.
Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez reflects on his experience in MotoGP through the first half of his rookie season, which includes three race wins and podiums in all but one race.
Moto2 rider Pol Espargaro will move up to the premier class in 2014 with the Tech 3 Yamaha team.
Casey Stoner back on a MotoGP machine during testing at Motegi.
Casey Stoner during the first day of testing at Motegi, where he'll provide input on the 2014 prototype.
Casey Stoner during his second day of testing at Twin Ring Motegi.
"We had a productive day in general and thankfully the test plan wasn't too hectic, so we were able to get most of it done today, after yesterday's washout," said Stoner after his second day of testing at Motegi.
Randy de Puniet during the second day of testing at Twin Ring Motegi.
The Suzuki MotoGP Test Team assessed two chassis configurations at Motegi, choosing one for further development during the next test at Misano in September.
Marc Marquez is in the midst of a breakout rookie GP season, but will his points lead hold as Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa heal from their injuries?
Stefan Bradl will remain with LCR Honda MotoGP through the 2014 season.
Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta met with Brazilian officials to announce plans for a MotoGP round in Brazil during the 2014 season.
Stefan Bradl posted the top time in Friday practice at Brno.
Marc Marquez (93) leads the MotoGP championship heading into Round 12 at Silverstone.
Scott Redding will move to MotoGP in 2014, riding the new production Honda racer for Go & Fun Honda Gresini.
Casey Stoner couldn't complete a two day test in early September due to consistent wet conditions.
Tech 3 Team Principal Herve Poncharal (left) and Yamaha Motor Racing Managing Director Lin Jarvis (right) confirm Yamaha's contract renewal with satellite MotoGP team Tech 3 for 2014 and 2015.
Marc Marquez topped the timesheet at the mid-2013 season test at Misano.
Suzuki spent three days testing at Misano, working on new engine specs, chassis updates and electronics settings.
Damian Cudlin will replace Yonny Hernandez on the Paul Bird Motorsport team starting at Aragon.
Randy DePuniet tests the Suzuki MotoGP bike at Mugello.
Casey Stoner's recent test at Motegi was stalled once again by inclement weather.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway worked with the FIM and Dorna to make changes to its road course for the 2014 Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.
The press conference kicking off the Malaysian Grand Prix included a tense exchange from Jorge Lorenzo, critical of Race Direction's penalty to Marc Marquez.
Dani Pedrosa finished fastest in Friday's free practice at Sepang.
Riders paid tribute to Marco Simoncelli during an honorary lap at Brno.
Nearly 3000 riders turned out to pay tribute to Marco Simoncelli at Brno in 2013.
The number of riders that came to honor Marco Simoncelli at Brno exceeded expectations.
The Ducati Team Garage sits idle at Twin Ring Motegi as Friday Practice is canceled due to weather.
Friday's practice at Twin Ring Motegi has been canceled because of poor weather.
Marc Marquez celebrates his 2013 title win with family in Valencia.
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