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Articles for MotoGP 2011 News

GP and F1 Say Farewell to Charlie Moody

Friday, December 9, 2011
Following a lifelong commitment to racing Rizla Suzuki’s Operations Manager, Charlie Moody, sadly passed away last month.

Anthony West Aboard Speed Master CRT Entry

Friday, November 18, 2011
Australian Anthony West will contest the 2012 MotoGP Championship with Speed Master as a CRT entry in the premier class.

Stefan Bradl to LCR Honda for 2012 MotoGP

Friday, November 18, 2011
Current Moto2 champion Stefan Bradl has signed a deal with LCR Honda that will see the 21-year-old German compete in the MotoGP class for 2012.

Suzuki Out of MotoGP Until 2014

Friday, November 18, 2011
Suzuki Motor Corporation recently announced it will temporarily suspend its efforts in the 2012 MotoGP Championship.

Gresini to Mount Honda/FTR CRT GP Effort

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
San Carlo Honda Gresini will join together with British Superbike manufacturer FTR Moto to form a Claiming Rules Team in the 2012 MotoGP Championship.

Nicky Hayden Undergoes Wrist Surgery

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
In order to speed up recovery on his injured wrist American Nicky Hayden underwent surgery to repair a small fracture.

Loris Capirossi Takes Advisory Role in MotoGP

Monday, November 14, 2011
Loris Capirossi has been appointed an advisory role in MotoGP for 2012 and will assist with matters of safety in the upcoming world championship.

Alvaro Bautista Joins Gresini Honda MotoGP

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Alvaro Bautista leaves Suzuki and joins the Gresini Honda MotoGP team for 2012.

Valencia MotoGP Testing Day 1 Results

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Several MotoGP riders debuted with new teams and equipment at Valencia as the first official post-season test got underway in Spain.

Hector Barbera Signs with Pramac Racing

Monday, November 7, 2011
Hector Barbera will join Pramac Racing for the 2012 MotoGP Championship as the Spanish rider enters his third successive season aboard a Ducati.

Rossi Talks About Simoncelli Crash

Monday, November 7, 2011
Ducati's Valentino Rossi recounts the details of the fatal crash that claimed the life of Italian Marco Simoncelli at the Malaysian GP.

Casey Stoner Wins Drag Race to Finish

Monday, November 7, 2011
Casey Stoner begins and ends the 800cc MotoGP era with a win over factory Yamaha following a tense stand-off with Ben Spies at the finish line.

Ben Spies Takes Defeat in Photo Finish

Monday, November 7, 2011
After being shaken up over the death of fellow MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli, Ben Spies returns from doubt and injury with an impressive final ride in 2011.

Nicky Hayden Sidelined in First Turn Pileup

Monday, November 7, 2011
Ducati's Nicky Hayden has his hopes of a rostrum finish dashed in the opening lap at Valencia GP following an ugly first turn pileup.

Marquez’s Forfeit Gives Bradl Moto2 Title

Monday, November 7, 2011
After struggling with his vision Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol's Marc Marquez hands victory to Stefan Bradl in the Moto2 Championship.

Dovizioso Optimistic Over Switch to Yamaha

Monday, November 7, 2011
Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso looks forward to his transition with Tech 3 Yamaha in 2012 after securing his best-ever finish in MotoGP.

Valencia MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011
The final race of the 2011 MotoGP Championship featured a drag race to the finish line as Repsol Honda's Casey Stoner and Yamaha's Ben Spies closed out the 800cc era in style.

MotoGP Development: Yamaha M1 2007-2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011
As the MotoGP series nears the end of its 800cc era, Yamaha uncovers the advancements made through the YZR-M1.

Valencia MotoGP Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011
Casey Stoner dominates the MotoGP field during qualifying for the final round at Valencia while tying the record for the most pole victories in a single season.

Misano to be Renamed in Simoncelli's Honor

Friday, November 4, 2011
Misano World Circuit will offically be renamed Marco Simoncelli World Circuit in honor of Super Sic.