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Articles for MotoGP 2012 News

Lorenzo Concedes Motegi Victory

Monday, October 15, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo still holds an imposing points lead over rival Dani Pedrosa but the 2010 MotoGP champion concedes victory was impossible at the recent Japanese GP.

Motegi Seventh Best Possible Says Rossi

Monday, October 15, 2012
The disappointing lame duck rounds for Valentino Rossi continue, with The Doctor admitting seventh was his best possible result at Motegi.

Crutchlow’s Podium Run, Out of Gas

Monday, October 15, 2012
Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow had another MotoGP podium finish in his sights at Motegi, until the British rider ran out of gas.

Re-Signed Bautista Nabs Motegi Rostrum

Monday, October 15, 2012
Alvaro Bautista celebrates retaining his Gresini Honda ride with an unexpected podium finish at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit – the first-ever all Spanish podium in the premier class.

GP Commission Issues Changes for 2013

Sunday, October 14, 2012
The Grand Prix Commission recently met during the MotoGP round at Motegi and agreed on changes to qualifying procedures in 2013 as well as a change to the definition of "season."

MotoGP Motegi Results 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012
Dani Pedrosa continued to ride in prime form at Motegi, Round 15 of the 2012 MotoGP season, while Jorge Lorenzo maintained a steady pace to protect his points lead.

MotoGP Motegi Qualifying 2012

Saturday, October 13, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa earned front row starts in MotoGP qualifying at Motegi, posting their fastest laps late in the session and breaking a pole record in the process.

MotoGP Motegi Friday 2012

Friday, October 12, 2012
MotoGP riders were greeted with ideal conditions at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan during Friday's practice sessions.

12 New Red Bull MotoGP Rookies for 2013

Thursday, October 11, 2012
After three days of selection events, the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup has invited 12 young riders to join the Cup in 2013.

MotoGP Motegi Preview 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Dani Pedrosa will fight to score another race win and further close the points gap on Jorge Lorenzo in Round 15 at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan.

Casey Stoner to Race Motegi

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
After missing the last three MotoGP races due to injury, two-time world champion Casey Stoner returns to action in Japan.

COTA Texas MotoGP Round Set for April 2013

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Still mired in legal dispute, the Texas MotoGP event at Circuit of the Americas has been set for April 19-21.

Bridgepoint Brings Together GP and WSBK

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Bridgepoint, owner of MotoGP and World Superbike, has announced that the two racing series' will come together under a single umbrella organization.

Victorious Pedrosa Not Counting on Support

Monday, October 1, 2012
Victorious at Aragon, Dani Pedrosa is not counting on support from his Repsol Honda teammate Casey Stoner during the closing rounds of the 2012 MotoGP title fight.

Lorenzo Content with Second at Aragon

Monday, October 1, 2012
Title front-runner Jorge Lorenzo was content to settle for second at Aragon, looking to keep his points lead intact for the home stretch.

Valentino Rossi Rues First Lap Error at Aragon

Monday, October 1, 2012
Valentino Rossi’s Ducati disappointment continues, with The Doctor’s chances at Aragon spoiled by a first-lap mistake that forced him to climb back from dead last.

Team Bosses Happy Spies Staying in GP

Monday, October 1, 2012
Two men that are happy to see American Ben Spies sticking with MotoGP are his current and former Yamaha bosses, Massimo Meregalli and Herve Poncharal.

Crutchlow Misses Aragon Podium on Final Lap

Monday, October 1, 2012
Cal Crutchlow narrowly missed the chance to add another podium finish to his 2012 MotoGP season, falling short of teammate Andrea Dovizioso by a slim margin.

Schwantz Plays Down 2014 Suzuki GP Rumors

Monday, October 1, 2012
1993 world champion Kevin Schwantz played down rumors that he will spearhead Suzuki's return to MotoGP in 2014.

MotoGP Aragon Results 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Under sunny skies, MotoGP riders faced off in the race at Aragon with Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa battling at the head of the pack.