MotoGP

Classes

MotoGP
Purpose-built
Purebred racing bikes
'Prototypes'
240 HP

Moto2
140 HP
Production Based

Moto3
55 HP
Production Based
Riders 25 years or less


Point Standings
2014 After Qatar

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Jack Miller wins wet, messy race at Assen
  Beats Marquez in race red-flagged, then restarted
A red flagged race put the MotoGP riders through their paces, Jack Miller mastering the wet to take his maiden premier class win. The Moto2 World Championship race was red flagged due to rain, a torrential downpour following and ensuring that at least the start of the MotoGP World Championship race would be wet. With the track soaked, the rain eased and riders headed out onto the grid with wets fitted
Rossi gets revenge in Barcelona thriller
  Iannone takes out Lorenzo
Marquez launched from pole position for the first time at his home race, managing to hold onto second into the first corner. The local rider soon found himself with Rossi for company, the Italian slipping up the inside on lap six. Marquez was not deterred and soon followed Rossi through on Lorenzo, right back with his great rival. Five laps from the end and they were right together, Marquez doing all he could to wrestle past Rossi. He may have been unable to battle for victory, but Marquez moves to the head of the championship and is ten points clear of Lorenzo in second. 
Marc Marquez on pole in Barcelona
  Spaniards to start 1-2-3
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez has scored the 61st pole of his career for tomorrow’s Catalan GP after Marc and his crew decided to introduce some important modifications to the bike settings for today, which allowed him to improve significantly his feeling on the bike and take pole with a lap of 1’43.589. Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) did well to produce a 1’44.056, unable to challenge Marquez’s time but a quarter of a second faster than third placed Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team).
Lorenzo wins last-lap photo-finish over Marquez
  At Mugello
For the first time since 2008, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) lined up for the Gran Premio d'Italia TIM in pole. The last time he started from pole in Mugello he won, having not returned to the top step of the podium since 2008. Over 100,000 people lined the hillside stands of Mugello to see if ‘The Doctor' could win once more. But it wasn't going to be easy with Maverick Vinales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) right alongside him on the front row.
Rossi fights back with sensational pole
  MotoGP at Mugello
The hills of Mugello exploded as Italian Valentino Rossi took pole position for the Italian GP, holding off Vinales and Iannone in a gripping session. Right with Rossi for most of his laps was Maverick Vinales (Team Suzuki Ecstar), the future teammates each taking turns to lead and follow, to teach and learn. The lessons clearly paid off for Vinales as the Spaniard set a 1’46.598 to end 0.094 behind Rossi and begin Sunday's race in second.
Marquez falls leaving easy win for Lorenzo
  MotoGP at LeMans
Jorge Lorenzo ran away with the French GP, taking a flag-to-flag victory as former championship leader Marc Marquez fell. For the second time in 2016, Jorge Lorenzo crossed the line in first place after dominating the French GP. Over ten seconds would separate him from Rossi as the race came to an end. It was a day of celebration for both Suzuki and Vinales, the Spaniard taking his first podium finish in the premier class. Vinales’ podium is the first for Suzuki since the 2008 Czech GP, making amends for his mistake in Argentina.
Lorenzo destroys record to take Le Mans MotoGP pole
  His first at LeMans
Lorenzo speeds to pole in LeMans

The atmosphere in Le Mans was tense as the MotoGP World Championship headed out of the pits, the packed stands cheering as the riders filtered out. At the end Jorge Lorenzo set the first ever 1'31 around Le Mans with a 1'31.975 and giving Michelin their first record since returning to the World Championship. This is also Lorenzo’s first ever premier class pole position in Le Mans.

Rossi steals superb victory in Spain
  Yamaha 1-2
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi highlighted why he is the most successful rider at Circuito de Jerez today and rode one of the strongest races of his career to receive a standing ovation as he jumped onto the top step of the podium for the Gran Premio de España. Jorge Lorenzo also put in a stunning effort under the Andalusian sunshine and made it a perfect 1-2 for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team.
Rossi wins three-way fight for 52nd pole position
  Yamaha's 1-2, Marquez 3rd
Tension hung in the air as the 12 fastest MotoGP World Championship riders zipped up their leathers and pulled on their helmets before stepping out to fight for pole position. Jerez is the shortest circuit of the opening four rounds, crew chiefs and their riders discussing one or two strop strategies until the final moments.
Marquez marches to fourth Austin win
  as Rossi crashes out
Marc Marquez took little notice of a number of falls behind, cruising to a fourth win in Texas ahead of Lorenzo and Iannone. All eyes were on Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the MotoGP World Championship lined up at the head the grid for the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. The Spaniard went into the race with a perfect record on America soil; winning every MotoGP race he had started in the United States.
4th straight pole for Marquez in Austin
  He owns the USGP MotoGP
Marc Marquez remained undefeated at the Circuit of the Americas, securing pole position ahead of Lorenzo and Rossi. The MotoGP World Championship headed out for a titanic 15 minute Q2 session. All eyes were on Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as he was expected to again walk the field at a track that he has made his own.
Marquez clinches victory and championship lead
  Wins in Argentina
A faultless flag-to-flag race by Marc Marquez saw him dominate the Argentina GP, running away with victory from Yamaha's Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa. The last lap began with Dovizioso in second as Iannone held onto the final step of the podium, Rossi hunting for a way past the powerful Ducati. Every time they ran across a straight the Ducati was able to stretch its legs, Rossi trying all he could on the brakes.
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Specifications

MotoGP
1000cc 4 cylinder
16 Stroke
Up to 800cc 150 kg
801 - 1000cc - 160 kg

Moto2
600cc 4-stroke engine
16 Stroke
motorcycle + rider

Moto3
250cc 4-stroke
4 Stroke
one cylinder
motorcycle + rider 148 kg

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