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Articles for MotoGP 2012 News

Marco Simoncelli Tribute Helmets on Sale

Friday, November 23, 2012
Remember MotoGP World Champion Marco Simoncelli with the full-face tribute helmet by AGV.

Casey Stoner Named 20th MotoGP Legend

Monday, November 12, 2012
Casey Stoner was named the 20th MotoGP Legend after his final professional race at Valencia. He joins the likes of Giacomo Agostini, Mick Doohan, Wayne Gardner and Mike Hailwood among many others.

Valentino Rossi Critical of Marc Marquez

Monday, November 12, 2012
Having not yet turned a lap amongst his future MotoGP peers, Moto 2 champ Marc Marquez is already getting critiqued by them for his aggressive style.

Rossi & Hayden on Preziosi’s Future

Monday, November 12, 2012
Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden respond to rumors of Ducati boss Filippo Preziosi’s tenuous future with the Italian marque.

Crutchlow Aims for More Podiums in 2013

Monday, November 12, 2012
Unable to secure a coveted factory seat for the upcoming season, Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow aims for more MotoGP podiums in 2013.

Rossi’s Ducati Farewell Suitably Disappointing

Monday, November 12, 2012
His last hurrah on the Ducati Desmosedici proved typically dismal for the MotoGP GOAT, as Valentino Rossi gets lapped at Valencia.

Lorenzo Relieved Title Not Decided at Finale

Monday, November 12, 2012
After a spectacular DNF, MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo is relieved the 2013 title fight didn’t come down to the Valencia finale.

Pedrosa Pleased with Valencia Win

Monday, November 12, 2012
Coming up short for yet another title fight, Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was pleased to finish off 2013 with an impressive victory at Valencia.

Casey Stoner Bows Out with Valencia Podium

Monday, November 12, 2012
Two-time MotoGP champion Casey Stoner walked away from Grand Prix racing with a final podium at Valencia.

MotoGP Valencia Results 2012

Sunday, November 11, 2012
Riders faced a half-wet, half-dry track for the final contest of the 2012 MotoGP season at Valencia, making for one of the most treacherous and incident-packed rounds of the year.

Regulation ECU for MotoGP in 2014

Saturday, November 10, 2012
The Grand Prix Commission recently issued an announcement of proposed changes, including an ECU system provided by Championship organizers for 2014.

MotoGP Valencia Qualifying 2012

Saturday, November 10, 2012
MotoGP qualifying at Valencia took place under sunny skies, giving riders the chance to dial-in their bikes for dry conditions. Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo and Casey Stoner all battled for the top time.

MotoGP Valencia Friday Results 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012
Wet weather plagued the first practice session at Valencia and though the rain stopped by the afternoon, many on the MotoGP grid opted to stay in the pits rather than run on a half-wet, half-dry track.

MotoGP Valencia Preview 2012

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
MotoGP riders are preparing for the final round of the 2012 season at Valencia. With the title secure in Jorge Lorenzo's hands, riders will push for personal bests at the Spanish circuit.

Hiroshi Aoyama to Avintia Blusens in 2013

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Hiroshi Aoyama will return to the MotoGP grid in 2013 with Avintia Blusens to help bring a competitive edge to the CRT squad.

FIM Decision Regarding Anthony West

Friday, November 2, 2012
The FIM International Disciplinary Court recently found that Moto2 rider Anthony West was guilty of violating the FIM Anti-Doping Code at the FIM Moto2 World Championship stop at Le Mans May 20, 2012.

Interview with Marc Marquez

Monday, October 29, 2012
Moto2 World Champion Marc Marquez recently sat down to talk about his title-winning season and what he expects from the premier-class in 2013.

Valentino Rossi Outpaced at Phillip Island

Monday, October 29, 2012
The season finale at Valencia can’t come soon enough for Valentino Rossi, who’s Ducati disappointment continues at Phillip Island with another lackluster finish.

Crutchlow Thrilled with Australian Podium

Monday, October 29, 2012
Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow ended a disappointing run of bad luck with his second career MotoGP podium, this time at Phillip Island.

Early PI Mistake Ends Pedrosa’s Title Bid

Monday, October 29, 2012
Dani Pedrosa desperately needed points at Phillip Island to sustain his title fight, but the Repsol Honda pilot scored zero with an early DNF.