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Articles for MotoGP 2011 News

MotoGP 1000cc Track Testing Approaches

Monday, April 4, 2011
Our man on the inside of the MotoGP paddock delivers his latest report on the Spanish GP at Jerez, including the latest team developments for testing 1000cc models.

Jerez MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011
Round 2 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship at Jerez was riddled with crashes as riders fought through wet conditions in Spain.

Jerez MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011
Repsol Honda's Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa controlled the timesheets during qualifying in Spain as the 2011 MotoGP series prepares for Round 2 at Jerez.

Jerez MotoGP Practice 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011
Honda's Casey Stoner continued his strong form in the 2011 MotoGP Championship at Jerez by setting the fastest pace overall on Friday ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi.

Jerez MotoGP Preview 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The 2011 MotoGP Championship heads to Europe for Jerez and the first Spanish GP where Casey Stoner looks to reaffirm Repsol Honda's early season dominance.

John Hopkins to Return to Rizla Suzuki

Monday, March 28, 2011
After last riding for the squad in 2007, John Hopkins will return to the Rizla Suzuki team for the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez.

MotoGP Unites to Help Japan

Saturday, March 26, 2011
In the wake of recent catastrophes that have affected Japan, the MotoGP community has banded together to produce a specially printed t-shirt signed by 17 riders.

Alvaro Bautista Recovering in Spain

Friday, March 25, 2011
Rizla Suzuki’s Alvaro Bautista has returned to Spain to recover from a broken femur he sustained during practice for the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Insider: Honda

Monday, March 21, 2011
Our MotoGP Insider delivers the goods from Qatar and the openining round of 2011, where Honda flashed its might.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Insider: Yamaha

Monday, March 21, 2011
The GP Insider visits the Yamaha camp following a solid debut at Qatar, as well as more on Suzuki's inability to replace the injured Bautista at Qatar.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Insider: Ducati

Monday, March 21, 2011
The Ducatis have struggled in the early going of the 2011 MotoGP season. Get the inside word on Valentino Rossi's seventh-place result and Nicky Hayden's ninth in our MotoGP Qatar Insider report.

Bridgestone Official MotoGP Tire Thru 2014

Monday, March 21, 2011
Japanese motorcycle tire manufacturer, Bridgestone announced it has extended its partnership with the world’s premier road racing series—MotoGP—as the official tire supplier through the 2014 season.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Results

Sunday, March 20, 2011
The 2011 MotoGP Championship witnessed its first victory of the season at Qatar after some tense battles amongst the paddock.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Qualifying

Saturday, March 19, 2011
Casey Stoner keeps his rivals in check, with the Australian scoring pole position at Qatar – the 27th pole for #27.

Surgery for Bautista, No Qatar Replacement

Saturday, March 19, 2011
Alvaro Bautista underwent surgery to place a pin his fractured femur at Qatar. Logistical problems mean no rider in the Suzuki seat at Qatar, with John Hopkins slated for Jerez.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Free Practice 3

Friday, March 18, 2011
Casey Stoner continued to drop lap times at Qatar during Free Practice 3, with his Repsol rival Pedrosa closed the gap.

Alvaro Bautista Out for Qatar MotoGP

Friday, March 18, 2011
Rizla Suzuki’s Alvaro Bautista suffered a broken left femur from a fast crash in the closing stages of the third practice session in Qatar.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Free Practice 2

Friday, March 18, 2011
Casey Stoner holds the front-running pace as Free Practice 2 concludes at Qatar, with teammate Dani Pedrosa cutting into the gap and Yamaha’s Ben Spies running third-fastest.

2011 MotoGP Qatar Free Practice 1

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Casey Stoner sets the pace as the MotoGP season kicks off under the lights of Qatar. See where the rest of the GP paddock stacked up during Free Practice 1.

2011 MotoGP Season Preview

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The MotoGP season opener beckons under the lights of Qatar. Get up to speed on what’s changed in the Grand Prix paddock in our 2011 MotoGP season preview.