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Articles for MotoGP 2011 News

Simoncelli and Dovizioso Battle at Phillip Island

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Knocking on the door of “alien” status, Honda riders Marco Simoncelli and Andrea Dovizioso continue their rivalry at Phillip Island – the two Italians fighting over second.

Lorenzo and Spies Roughed Up at the Island

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The Factory Yamaha MotoGP squad had a brutal time Down Under, with Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies both unable to start the race due to injury.

Stoner and Rossi Critical of Marquez Incident

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
MotoGP’s most decorated active riders, Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner, weigh in on the actions of rising Moto2 star, Marc Marquez, and his alarming qualifying collision at Phillip Island.

Teams Accepted for 2012 Moto2 & Moto3

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The FIM has announced provisional teams that have been accepted to race in the Moto2 and Moto3 classes in 2012.

Jorge Lorenzo Surgery Update

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Jorge Lorenzo has undergone a successful operation to repair damage to his hand but is expected to miss the upcoming round at Sepang.

Phillip Island MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011
It was another blowout for the Repsol Honda team at Phillip Island as the 2011 MotoGP title was gifted to one lucky rider on his birthday.

Phillip Island MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, October 15, 2011
Casey Stoner secured his 11th pole victory in the 2011 MotoGP series at his home circuit of Phillip Island, giving him the advantage to win the championship this weekend.

Phillip Island MotoGP Practice Results 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011
Repsol Honda's Casey Stoner had a strong start to his home race after leading the MotoGP field during both practice sessions on Friday.

Phillip Island MotoGP Preview 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Casey Stoner leads the 2011 MotoGP Championship into Phillip Island where he'll have the first opportunity to claim the title.

Andrea Dovizioso to Tech 3 Yamaha MotoGP

Monday, October 10, 2011
The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team announceD it has reached an agreement with Andrea Dovizioso for the 2012 MotoGP World Championship.

KTM Moto3 Project Revealed

Friday, October 7, 2011
KTM Racing has announced development of a new M32 engine for Moto3 in partnership with Kalex Engineering that will see the Austrian brand return to the MotoGP grid in 2012.

Injured Rossi Sits Out Jerez GP12 Test

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
A left pinky injury to Valentino Rossi will see The Doctor sit out the planned test on the GP12 at Jerez, with teammate Nicky Hayden filling in.

Acclaimed MotoGP Film FASTEST Set for U.S.

Monday, October 3, 2011
Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011, FASTEST distills the thrilling, terrifying reality of the MotoGP world championship into a maximum-speed, full-length documentary feature film.

Motegi MotoGP Insider: Honda

Monday, October 3, 2011
Casey Stoner nabs podium number 13 despite a trip to the Motegi gravel. Get the inside word from the Honda GP camp, including Andrea Dovizioso’s 2012 plans and possible promotion of Moto2’s Marc Marquez.

Motegi MotoGP Insider: Yamaha

Monday, October 3, 2011
Jorge Lorenzo gains ground, but not enough. Meanwhile teammate Ben Spies fights back from a troubling start to claim another top-six at Motegi.

Motegi MotoGP Insider: Ducati

Monday, October 3, 2011
It’s more bad news for Ducati out of Motegi, with Rossi collecting a first-lap DNF. The factory Ducati duo of Hayden and Rossi continue to search for answers this year and heading into next.

Motegi MotoGP Insider: Suzuki

Monday, October 3, 2011
Riding fourth at Motegi, Alvaro Bautista crashed out of his best result of the season. Now the Spaniard needs to know if Suzuki’s MotoGP plans will crash as well.

Motegi MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, October 2, 2011
Repsol Honda held on for an important victory at Motegi despite several riders running off track during the course of a dramatic MotoGP contest.

Motegi MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, October 1, 2011
Casey Stoner keeps the MotoGP field on its toes after winning his tenth pole session of the season while setting a new circuit record at Motegi.

Motegi MotoGP Practice Results 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011
Repsol Honda riders dominate practice on Friday at their home circuit of Motegi while Ben Spies tries to recover from the effects of food poisoning.