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Articles By Scott Matthews - Contributing Editor

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There are few people worthy of getting an audience with Mathews but he makes himself available on occasion to the racers of the Grand Prix paddock. If they’re lucky, he might even mention their name. He’s Scott Mathews, and he’s bringing you the inside scoop on MotoGP.

Casey Stoner Bows Out with Valencia Podium

Monday, November 12, 2012
Two-time MotoGP champion Casey Stoner walked away from Grand Prix racing with a final podium at Valencia.

Pedrosa Pleased with Valencia Win

Monday, November 12, 2012
Coming up short for yet another title fight, Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was pleased to finish off 2013 with an impressive victory at Valencia.

Lorenzo Relieved Title Not Decided at Finale

Monday, November 12, 2012
After a spectacular DNF, MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo is relieved the 2013 title fight didn’t come down to the Valencia finale.

Rossi’s Ducati Farewell Suitably Disappointing

Monday, November 12, 2012
His last hurrah on the Ducati Desmosedici proved typically dismal for the MotoGP GOAT, as Valentino Rossi gets lapped at Valencia.

Crutchlow Aims for More Podiums in 2013

Monday, November 12, 2012
Unable to secure a coveted factory seat for the upcoming season, Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow aims for more MotoGP podiums in 2013.

Rossi & Hayden on Preziosi’s Future

Monday, November 12, 2012
Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden respond to rumors of Ducati boss Filippo Preziosi’s tenuous future with the Italian marque.

Valentino Rossi Critical of Marc Marquez

Monday, November 12, 2012
Having not yet turned a lap amongst his future MotoGP peers, Moto 2 champ Marc Marquez is already getting critiqued by them for his aggressive style.

Lorenzo Celebrates Second MotoGP Crown

Monday, October 29, 2012
Stoner was unassailable at Phillip Island, but it was no matter for Jorge Lorenzo, who secured his second MotoGP title at the Australian Grand Prix.

Stoner Makes It Super Six at Phillip Island

Monday, October 29, 2012
Casey Stoner’s swan song at his home Australian circuit sees the reigning MotoGP champion completely dominant at Phillip Island.

Early PI Mistake Ends Pedrosa’s Title Bid

Monday, October 29, 2012
Dani Pedrosa desperately needed points at Phillip Island to sustain his title fight, but the Repsol Honda pilot scored zero with an early DNF.

Crutchlow Thrilled with Australian Podium

Monday, October 29, 2012
Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow ended a disappointing run of bad luck with his second career MotoGP podium, this time at Phillip Island.

Valentino Rossi Outpaced at Phillip Island

Monday, October 29, 2012
The season finale at Valencia can’t come soon enough for Valentino Rossi, who’s Ducati disappointment continues at Phillip Island with another lackluster finish.

Ezpeleta & Rossi on Proposed Rules

Monday, October 22, 2012
MotoGP boss Carmelo Ezpeleta continues to press his case for comprehensive MotoGP rules changes, with Valentino Rossi commenting on the need to differentiate MotoGP from WSB.

Pedrosa Reverses Fortunes in the Wet

Monday, October 22, 2012
Notorious for his poor performances in wet conditions, Dani Pedrosa reverses his fortunes with a masterful win at Sepang, while teammate Casey Stoner returns to the podium.

Lorenzo Escapes Title Disaster at Sepang

Monday, October 22, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo luckily escapes Sepang with a 23-point lead in the MotoGP series, while Tech 3 satellite rider Cal Crutchlow is less fortunate.

Valentino Rossi Backs Sepang Stoppage

Monday, October 22, 2012
Valentino Rossi comments on the decision of Race Direction to stop the Malaysian Grand Prix owing to monsoon conditions. Yamaha also confirms The Doctor’s return to the M1 will include his long-time crew.

Stoner Tires During Motegi Return

Monday, October 15, 2012
Reigning MotoGP champ Casey Stoner marked his return from injury with a fifth-place result at Motegi, but lacked the strength to challenge the leaders.

Lorenzo Concedes Motegi Victory

Monday, October 15, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo still holds an imposing points lead over rival Dani Pedrosa but the 2010 MotoGP champion concedes victory was impossible at the recent Japanese GP.

Motegi Seventh Best Possible Says Rossi

Monday, October 15, 2012
The disappointing lame duck rounds for Valentino Rossi continue, with The Doctor admitting seventh was his best possible result at Motegi.

Crutchlow’s Podium Run, Out of Gas

Monday, October 15, 2012
Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow had another MotoGP podium finish in his sights at Motegi, until the British rider ran out of gas.