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Articles for MotoGP 2012 News

Stoner Loses Ground in Italy, Critiques CRT

Monday, July 16, 2012
Casey Stoner lost more ground in his title defense at Mugello, with the Australian also sounding off on the CRT performance disparities after an incident in practice.

Rossi on Mugello Result and Ducati Future

Monday, July 16, 2012
Valentino Rossi recorded one of his more impressive results with Ducati with a fifth-place finish at Mugello, but The Doctor’s future is far from certain.

After Mugello, Crutchlow Still Awaits Ducati

Monday, July 16, 2012
Running to another top six finish with Tech 3 Yamaha at Mugello, Cal Crutchlow still waits for Ducati on his official contract for 2013.

MotoGP Aliens on Marquez’ MotoGP Future

Monday, July 16, 2012
Marc Marquez is officially headed to MotoGP for 2013 on the factory Repsol Honda, and three of the four aliens comment on the rookies chances in the premier class.

MotoGP Mugello Results 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo got out front early and didn't look back at Mugello in Round 9 of the 2012 MotoGP season. Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso battled for the number two spot.

MotoGP Mugello Qualifying 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo battled out front for the fastest time in qualifying at Mugello and Hector Barbera makes his first appearance on the front row this season.

MotoGP Mugello Friday Practice 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012
The 2012 MotoGP season hits the half-way mark with Round 9 at Mugello. Practice sessions wrapped with championship points leader Jorge Lorenzo out front, but a determined pack of riders followed the Mallorcan just fractions of a second behind.

Repsol Honda Confirms Marquez and Pedrosa

Thursday, July 12, 2012
Honda Racing announces Marc Marquez will join long-time Repsol rider Dani Pedrosa on the factory squad for the 2013-2014 MotoGP seasons.

Pedrosa Relieved by Sachsenring Win

Monday, July 9, 2012
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa finds relief in his Sachsenring MotoGP win, the Spaniard breaking his long-running victory drought.

Rossi Satisfied with Sachsenring Sixth

Monday, July 9, 2012
Amidst rumors of his future with Ducati, Valentino Rossi claims to be satisfied with its best dry result of the year at Sachsenring – a sixth-place finish.

Lorenzo’s Fortunes Improve at German GP

Monday, July 9, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo’s title fortunes improved at Sachsenring, despite tire troubles that kept him from fighting for the win. Meanwhile, tire woes continue to dog teammate Ben Spies.

Bridgestone Explains Assen Tire Issues

Monday, July 9, 2012
Tire wear has proven a critical factor in MotoGP races this year, including issues at Assen. Bridgestone has revealed results of its analysis of those Assen tire troubles.

Change of Machinery Possible for Edwards

Monday, July 9, 2012
Although finishing once again in the points, for the first time since Qatar, Colin Edwards arrived at Germany with rumors of a machinery switch for the Forward Racing CRT project.

MotoGP Sachsenring Results 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012
Repsol Honda fight for another 1-2 MotoGP finish at Sachsenring in Round 8 of the 2012 World Championship, but a final lap crash spells disaster for one rider.

MotoGP Sachsenring Qualifying 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012
In the final minutes of qualifying at Sachsenring for Round 8 of the MotoGP World Championship, no less than seven different riders held pole position before the end.

MotoGP Sachsenring Friday Practice 2012

Friday, July 6, 2012
Fluctuating weather gave MotoGP riders the chance to practice at Sachsenring in both wet and dry conditions as they prepare for the German Grand Prix, Round 8 of the 2012 World Championship.

MotoGP Sachsenring Preview 2012

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Heading into the German Grand Prix at Sachsenring, Round 8 of the 2012 MotoGP season, Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo are tied for the overall lead.

Assen MotoGP: Stoner Leads Repsol 1-2

Monday, July 2, 2012
Casey Stoner led the victory 1-2 Repsol Honda charge, as the Australian outlasted teammate Dani Pedrosa for the win. But our Insider reports the reigning champ’s weekend was far from easy.

Lorenzo and Bautista on Assen TT Collision

Monday, July 2, 2012
The first corner incident involving Alvaro Bautista and Jorge Lorenzo has momentous championship implications, with Lorenzo losing not only his 25-point lead, but a new engine as well. The riders respond.

Crutchlow on Assen TT & His GP Future

Monday, July 2, 2012
Caught up in the first-corner melee at Assen, Cal Crutchlow is left to wonder on what might have been – a podium finish at the Dutch TT. The British rider also sounds off on his 2013 plans.