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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.

Colin Edwards to Forward Racing for 2012

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Colin Edwards has confirmed he will ride for the Forward Racing squad on a new 1000cc private MotoGP machine in 2012.

Loris Capirossi Retires, Riders Pay Tribute

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Loris Capirossi has announced he will retire at the end of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship during an emotional press conference at the Misano circuit.

Wayne Rainey Returns to Misano

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
The current MotoGP elite pay tribute to a racing legend on the Misano rostrum, as American Wayne Rainey returns to the circuit where his riding career ended back in 1993.

MotoGP Riders Soften Motegi Boycott Stance

Monday, August 15, 2011
Casey Stoner remains on the fence about his participation in the upcoming 2011 Japanese Grand Prix while teammates Cal Crutchlow and Colin Edwards state they will race.

LCR Honda Looks to Double 2012 Effort

Monday, August 15, 2011
LCR Honda is looking to expand its presence in the 2012 MotoGP Championship with Andrea Dovizioso and current Moto2 star, Stefan Bradl.

Hopkins on Brno MotoGP Crash and Injury

Monday, August 15, 2011
Wild-card rider John Hopkins discusses his crash during practice at Brno circuit and points blame at himself for his injury.

Rossi Encouraged by Progress at Brno

Monday, August 15, 2011
Valentino Rossi dispels the rumor he's looking for a ride with Honda in 2012 while rivals voice their surprise over his lack of results with Ducati.

Lorenzo and Spies Struggle at Brno MotoGP

Monday, August 15, 2011
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies are left regretting their tire choice at Brno after failing to make headway in the 2011 MotoGP Championship.

Repsol MotoGP Trio Up and Down at Brno

Monday, August 15, 2011
Casey Stoner stretches his lead in the 2011 MotoGP Championship while Repsol Honda teammates Andrea Dovizioso and Dani Pedrosa experience mixed results at Brno.

Stoner and Lorenzo to Boycott Motegi

Monday, July 18, 2011
Casey Stoner has joined Jorge Lorenzo in boycotting the 2011 Japanese Grand Prix at the Motegi circuit due to fear of radiation exposure.

Loris Capirossi Mulling Over Retirement

Monday, July 18, 2011
Pramac Ducati's Loris Capirossi has hinted that he may retire following his 2011 MotoGP season.

Sachsenring MotoGP Insider: Suzuki

Monday, July 18, 2011
Alvaro Bautista wins a tight battle ahead of Ducati in the German Grand Prix. Read more about the Suzuki team in our Sachsenring MotoGP insider report.

Sachsenring MotoGP Insider: Ducati

Monday, July 18, 2011
Valentino Rossi contemplates ditching the new GP11.1 machine after his worst finish of the 2011 MotoGP season. Read more on Ducati's performance in the last round in our Sachsenring MotoGP insider report.

Sachsenring MotoGP Insider: Yamaha

Monday, July 18, 2011
Jorge Lorenzo grabs a few precious points in the final laps as teammate Ben Spies struggles with rear grip. For a breakdown of Yamaha's performance read more in our Sachsenring MotoGP insider report.

Sachsenring MotoGP Insider: Honda

Monday, July 18, 2011
Dani Pedrosa takes his first win since returning from injury while Casey Stoner is left to rue another third-place finish. Read more about Honda's performance in our Sachsenring MotoGP insider report.

Mugello MotoGP Insider: Ducati

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Valentino Rossi's Italian homecoming with Ducati wasn't the fairy tale ending some had hoped. Read about The Doctor's take from our MotoGP insider.

Mugello MotoGP Insider: Honda

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
A small mistake costs Casey Stoner the win, Andrea Dovizioso shows up his teammates and Dani Pedros returns from injury. Read more on the Honda effort at Mugello in our insider report

Mugello MotoGP Insider: Yamaha

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo cut into the points lead at Mugello, boosting his title defense. Our GP insider delivers the main story lines coming from the Yamaha paddock at Mugello.

2011 Japanese Grand Prix Confirmed

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Following an independent review by MotoGP of the health risks at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit, the FIM has announced it will go ahead with plans for the Japanese Grand Prix on October 2nd.

Suzuki to Race 800cc GSV-R in 2012?

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Suzuki may delay the debut of its 1000cc bike while John Hopkins lands a wild card ride at Brno. All this and more in the Assen MotoGP insider.