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Articles for MotoGP 2012 News

Yamaha Partners with JX Nippon Oil & Energy

Monday, January 30, 2012
Yamaha Factory Racing has entered into a new partnership for the upcoming MotoGP season with JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation.

2012 Honda MotoGP Team Debuts in Sepang

Monday, January 30, 2012
Current MotoGP champion Casey Stoner and teammate Dani Pedrosa revealed the all-new Honda RC213V on the eve of the start of the official Sepang test in Malaysia.

Anthony West Loses Speed Master CRT Seat

Friday, January 27, 2012
Australian rider Anthony West has lost his ticket back to MotoGP, unable to round up sponsorship to secure his seat on the Speed Master CRT squad.

Mugello Circuit Awarded ‘Best Grand Prix’

Monday, January 23, 2012
Mugello Circuit in Italy has been named "Best Grand Prix of 2011" according to the International Road Racing Teams Association (IRTA).

2012 Cardion AB Motoracing Team Debut

Sunday, January 22, 2012
During a recent team presentation in Prague the Cardion AB Motoracing lifted the curtain on the GP12 machine.

Ducati Tests GP12, 250 hp Details Revealed

Friday, January 20, 2012
While the factory Ducati effort cautiously tests their new racebike, one of its satellite squads spills the beans on the new GP12.

Ducati Wrooom Ski Meeting in Photos 2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
In keeping with tradition, Ducati and Ferrari teamed up to host its annual Wrooom ski meeting high in the Italian Dolomites.

Lorenzo and Spies Visit Indonesian Racers

Monday, January 16, 2012
Yamaha Factory Riders Lorenzo and Spies take a class in Indonesia.

Marc Marquez Undergoes Eye Surgery

Monday, January 16, 2012
Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez has been discharged from the hospital following a successful operation to restore vision to his right eye and is now recovering at home.

21-Rider 2012 MotoGP Grid Revealed

Friday, January 13, 2012
The FIM has released the provisional 2012 MotoGP grid, with 21 riders lining up full time – with all nine CRT efforts revealed.

Preziosi Talks Ducati GP12 at Wrooom

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Ducati Corse General Manager Filippo Preziosi talks about the redesigned GP12 racebike at Wrooom.

Lorenzo Rides New Delhi Budh Circuit

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo kicked off 2012 with a visit to New Delhi to meet fans and take a test ride at the Budh Circuit.

Clavicle Surgery for Andrea Dovizioso

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
MotoGP competitor Andrea Dovizioso undergoes surgery to repair the broken collarbone injured in an off-season motocross crash.

Ducati’s Wrooom 2012 Approaching

Monday, January 9, 2012
Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden and a brand-new 1199 Ducati Panigale Tricolore are helping kick off the 2012 season for Ducati at its annual Wrooom event in Italy this week.

Andrea Dovizioso Breaks Collarbone Riding MX

Thursday, January 5, 2012
MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso broke his collarbone while riding motocross with the first test of the MotoGP season less than a month away.

Yamaha and Petronas End Partnership

Friday, December 30, 2011
As 2011 draws to a close it marks the end of a successful partnership between Yamaha’s Factory MotoGP Team and Petronas.

Nicky Hayden Busts Shoulder Riding Flat Track

Thursday, December 29, 2011
MotoGP star Nicky Hayden reportedly broke his shoulder and fractured two ribs while training at an indoor flat track facility.

2012 MotoGP Silly Season Updates

Monday, December 19, 2011
The 2012 MotoGP paddock is taking shape as new CRT details are rolling out. Stay up to date in this MotoGP silly season update.

Grand Prix Changes 2012 Regulations

Friday, December 16, 2011
The Grand Prix Commission has announced changes to the 2012 regulations, including new minimum weights and approving nine CRT entries.

FIM Adjusts 2012 MotoGP Schedule

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The FIM has announced updates to the 2012 MotoGP schedule, with the opener at Qatar moved up one week and Sachsenring venue confirmed.