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Articles for MotoGP 2009 News

Wrooom Ducati MotoGP Racing

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
The Wrooom - MotoGP Press Ski Meeting 2009 got underway in the best manner possible on Monday, with both Casey Stoner and his new teammate Nicky Hayden, making his debut in Ducati Marlboro Team colors.

Kawasaki Officially Suspends MotoGP Effort

Friday, January 9, 2009
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has decided to suspend its factory MotoGP racing activities from 2009 season.

MotoGP Alice Out, Canepa to Onde 2000

Friday, January 2, 2009
The MotoGP plot continues to thicken, as Italian telecommunications giant Alice is withdrawing its sponsorship of the Pramac team.

Rumor is Kawasaki Will Quit MotoGP

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Sources in Europe are reporting that Kawasaki Racing will be dropping out of MotoGP for the 2009 season.

Red Bull IMS GP trophies thrills MotoGP

Monday, December 22, 2008
The top finishers in the first MotoGP race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway each held a piece of IMS history on that podium in more ways than one. The trophies were designed to resemble the awards presented to winners of the first motor races at IMS.

Americans to Race All 09 MotoGP Classes

Friday, December 19, 2008
In 2009, American riders will race in all three classes of MotoGP competition for the first time since 1990.

Rossi and Bayliss Duel in the Desert

Thursday, December 18, 2008
SPEEDtv.com's Dennis Noyes is reporting that the Duel in the Desert will take place, with Rossi taking a one-off ride in SBK and Bayliss coming out of retirement

New IMS Centennial Logos for 2009

Thursday, December 18, 2008
Indianapolis Motor Speedway recently unveiled the logos for all three motor racing events in 2009 at the legendary Brickyard, the 93rd Indianapolis 500, 16th Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and second Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

FIM Releases 2009 MotoGP Entry List

Thursday, December 18, 2008
The Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme released its provisional entry list for the 2009 MotoGP World Championship.

MotoGP Hopkins Surgery a Success

Friday, December 5, 2008
Kawasaki rider John Hopkins had surgery to remove plates in his left ankle and foot.

Hayden Fifth at MotoGP Jerez Test

Friday, November 28, 2008
The Kentucky Kid ended the final test of the 2008 year with a fifth-fastest time.

MotoGP Alice Ducati Riders on Jerez Test

Friday, November 28, 2008
Niccolo Canepa, Mika Kallio and the Alice Ducati Team conclude the Jerez test.

Honda Talks Jerez MotoGP Test

Friday, November 28, 2008
Dani Pedrosa finished second to Rossi during this week's Jerez test.

Phillip Island Productive for Kawasaki Racing

Friday, November 28, 2008
Kawasaki Racing leaves Phillip Island satisfied after three days of testing but admits that a lot of work remains to be done.

Rossi Finishes Jerez Test on Top

Friday, November 28, 2008
Valentino Rossi finishes the Jerez test on top of the charts.

Rizla Suzuki Wraps Up Final Test of '08

Friday, November 28, 2008
Rizla Suzuki completed three days of testing at Australia's Phillip Island as MotoGP teams head into their six-week winter break.

Canepa and Kallio Start at Jerez

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
MotoGP rookies Niccolo Canepa and Mika Kallio get up to speed at Jerez test.

Rossi and Lorenzo Trail Honda at Jerez

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
2008 MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi and his Fiat Yamaha teammate, Jorge Lorenzo, trail Dani Pedrosa during the first day of Jerez testing.

Hayden Tests Ducati at Jerez

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Nick the Quick tests the Ducati while Stoner rehabs at Jerez.

Kawasaki Begins Three-Day Phillip Island Test

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
The Kawasaki Racing Team tested the Ninja ZX-RR today under ideal conditions at Australia's Phillip Island.