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Articles for MotoGP 2012 News

MotoGP Silverstone Results 2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012
A tight battle for the lead marked the opening of MotoGP Round 6 at Silverstone, with Ben Spies coming off the grid in first. Jorge Lorenzo extends his points lead and Casey Stoner is unable to take a second consecutive win at the British circuit.

MotoGP Silverstone Qualifying 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012
The threat of rain during MotoGP qualifying at Silverstone didn't slow the riders and Alvaro Bautista came out of the session with the first pole position of his MotoGP career.

MotoGP Silverstone Friday Results 2012

Friday, June 15, 2012
Fluctuating weather conditions provided a wet track practice in the first MotoGP session at Silverstone and a dry track practice in the second. Casey Stoner and Ben Spies vied for the top spot late in Free Practice 2.

MotoGP Silverstone Preview 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo, Casey Stoner and company head to Silverstone for Round 6 of the 2012 MotoGP season.

Jorge Lorenzo Re-Signs with Yamaha MotoGP

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo and Yamaha reach an agreement for the 2013 and 2014 MotoGP seasons.

Pepsico Becomes Supplier to Yamaha Racing

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Yamaha Factory Racing welcomes Pepsico as a new Official Supplier to the team for 2012.

MotoGP Insider Catalunya 2012

Monday, June 4, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo extended his points lead with another victory on his home soil, the Factory Yamaha rider besting fellow Spaniard Dani Pedrosa.

Pedrosa Frustrated with Catalunya Second

Monday, June 4, 2012
Dani Pedrosa remains winless in 2012, with the Spaniard frustrated at his home Catalunya GP by rival Jorge Lorenzo.

Tech 3 Seizes Catalunya Podium

Monday, June 4, 2012
Andrea Dovizioso claimed his first MotoGP podium with Yamaha, as the Tech 3 satellite team tallies its best result of 2012 at Catalunya.

Rossi Back to Reality at Dry Catalunya

Monday, June 4, 2012
Valentino Rossi couldn’t repeat his wet-weather Le Mans results at the dry Catalunya GP, with the Ducati rider finishing seventh at the Spanish circuit.

Crutchlow Not Afraid of a Ducati Offer

Monday, June 4, 2012
Current Tech 3 Yamaha rider Cal Crutchlow claims he would have no fears about accepting an offer from Ducati to race the fickle Desmosedici.

MotoGP Catalunya Results 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa put on a show for first place in front of their home crowd at Catalunya and Casey Stoner fails to make the MotoGP podium.

MotoGP Catalunya Qualifying 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012
The MotoGP riders took full advantage of warm, dry conditions at Catalunya to post qualifying times close to the circuit's fastest lap set in 2008 by Casey Stoner.

MotoGP Catalunya Friday Practice 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012
High temperatures marked the opening practice sessions of MotoGP Round 5 at the Gran Premi Aperol De Catalunya in Spain.

Ducati MotoGP Team Complete Mugello Test

Thursday, May 24, 2012
Ducati MotoGP team riders Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden complete their testing at the sunny Mugello circuit.

Le Mans Insider: Stoner Shocks Paddock

Monday, May 21, 2012
Our MotoGP Insider reports on the stunning news conference that announced Casey Stoner’s planned retirement from racing – and the subsequent reaction in the MotoGP paddock.

Tire Temps Slow Stoner at Le Mans

Monday, May 21, 2012
Stoner dropped a bombshell on the MotoGP paddock with news of his retirement, but the weather surprised the Aussie and his Repsol Honda setup at Le Mans.

Rossi’ MotoGP Plans & Le Mans Podium

Monday, May 21, 2012
The rain at Le Mans allowed Valentino Rossi to mark his best-ever result with Ducati, The Doctor also alleviating worries of his early departure from MotoGP by committing to race through the 2014 season.

Pair of Crashes Spoil Tech 3 Home GP

Monday, May 21, 2012
A pair of crashes spoiled potential podium runs by the Tech 3 Yamaha team at its home Grand Prix with Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso still able to score top 10 results.

MotoGP Le Mans Results 2012

Sunday, May 20, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo takes the win at Le Mans. Valentino Rossi takes his highest finish of the 2012 season and his highest finish on a Ducati, coming in second.