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Articles for MotoGP 2012 News

IMS Ten Minutes with Ben Spies

Friday, August 17, 2012
The folks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway recently got to sit down with Yamaha Factory Racing's Ben Spies as he prepares for the 2012 Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.

MotoGP Indianapolis Preview 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The MotoGP field heads to The Brickyard for the 2012 Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, the second American round of the season. Action is sure to be intense at the iconic speedway, and riders are keen to return to racing after a brief summer break.

Valentino Rossi Signs with Yamaha

Friday, August 10, 2012
Valentino Rossi has officially signed on to ride for Yamaha Factory Racing in 2013 and 2014.

MotoGP Laguna Seca in Photos 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012
Take a look at some of our favorite MotoGP racing photos from this summers Red Bull USGP at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Valentino Rossi to Leave Ducati for Yamaha

Friday, August 3, 2012
Seven-time MotoGP World Champion, Valentino Rossi, is said to be only days away from announcing his return to the Yamaha MotoGP team for the 2013 motorcycle racing season.

MotoGP Laguna Seca Insider 2012

Friday, August 3, 2012
Valentino Rossi moves to Yamaha? Are Ben Spies and Casey Stoner done with MotoGP? Find out more in this insider report from Laguna Seca.

Interview with Dani Pedrosa

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa discusses the 2012 MotoGP season so far, his RC213V's performance, and sharing the track with CRT machines.

MotoGP Laguna Seca Results 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Did Jorge Lorenzo’s pole position translate into a race win? Find out in the MotoGP race results Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California.

Laguna Seca MotoGP Qualifying Results 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Saturday MotoGP motorcycle road racing qualifying results from California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Laguna Seca MotoGP Free Practice 3 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
The third and final MotoGP Free Practice results from Laguna Seca.

Laguna Seca MotoGP Practice Results 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012
Find out Friday Free Practice 1 and 2 MotoGP results from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

MotoGP Laguna Seca Free Practice 1 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa leads the MotoGP field as the 2012 Laguna Seca US Grand Prix gets underway with Free Practice 1.

Hayden Signs MotoGP Extension with Ducati

Friday, July 27, 2012
Ducati announces a one-year extension with American rider Nicky Haydne just minutes before the action is slated to begin at Laguna Seca.

Laguna Seca USGP MotoGP Preview 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
MotoGP and the AMA road race series intersect at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for this summer’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.

Yamaha MotoGP Riders: "Challenger Accepted"

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Ahead of the U.S. GP at Laguna Seca, Yamaha riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies, along with Tech 3's Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow, got to take part in a commemorative video, each with his own Hemi-powered Dodge Challenger.

Simoncelli Foundation Receives Gilera RSA 250

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Marco Simoncelli's 2008 World Championship winning Gilera RSA 250 was recently presented to the Marco Simoncelli Foundation. Marco's father, Paolo, was on hand to accept his son's bike.

Ben Spies to Leave Yamaha

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Ben Spies recently announced, via Twitter, that he will be leaving Yamaha Factory Racing after the 2012 season. Whether he remains in MotoGP or heads elsewhere remains uncertain.

MCSS Joins Action at Laguna Seca

Friday, July 20, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com will be at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for another epic Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix and Round Eight of the AMA Pro Road series. The Motorcycle-Superstore.com booth will feature custom bikes by Roland Sands Designs, the infamous Dunk Tank and lots of Swag for the fans.

MotoGP Mugello Test 2012

Monday, July 16, 2012
MotoGP riders spent one extra day in Italy to test at Mugello during the third in-season test of the year, hoping to find that extra something to take to Round 10 at Laguna Seca.

Lorenzo Tightens Title Grip at Mugello

Monday, July 16, 2012
It was another tale of two Factory Yamahas at Mugello, with Jorge Lorenzo tightening his grip on the 2012 crown while Ben Spies suffered another setback.