MotoGP

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240 HP

Moto2
140 HP
Production Based

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55 HP
Production Based
Riders 25 years or less


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Crutchlow charges through to make history
  The first British win in 35 years
After a torrential rain during the Moto2 race at the Automotodrom Brno, it was the turn of the MotoGP machines to head out as the rain was just starting to stop – leaving the prospect of a flag-to-flag hanging over the race. In the end it wasn’t to be, and it was Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) who sliced through the field in one of the most spectacular victories in recent years, taking the flag to become the first British winner for 35 years.
Marquez beats Lorenzo for pole at Brno
  Marquez: "I'm happy with pole"
Marquez storms to pole

It was a spectacular dash to pole position for Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez, as the Spaniard was up by two tenths on his final attempt – but slowly gaining on those in front of him. Finding some time in the tow behind Pol Espargaro (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) and Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), the 2013 and 2014 MotoGP world champion then found the two in his path at the final corner, and put a move on 9-time champion Rossi one the inside of Turn 14 to make the drag to the line – and the pole lap record.

Iannone ends Ducati victory drought in Austria
  Wins an intense battle with teammate Andrea Dovizioso
Andrea Iannone has taken the first win for the Ducati Team since Casey Stoner last took the red machine over the finish line at Phillip Island in 2010. The Italian, for whom the victory is his first, held off pressure from teammate Andrea Dovizioso as the Ducati duo took off in the second half of the race - and took a 1-2 for the Borgo Panigale factory for the first time since 2007. Reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) completed the podium in P3
Iannone takes pole in stunning Spielberg shootout
  Wins 4-way battle for pole
Andrea Iannone has taken an incredible last dash pole position at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, as the Italian came out top in a four-way shootout at the front. Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was just beaten to the top spot and will start from the middle of the front row, ahead of the second Desmosedici of Andrea Dovizioso.
Marquez wins big in Germany
  Marquez produced magic to take a sensational 7th Sachsenring win
A mix of pure talent, tactics, teamwork and a cool head earned Marc Marquez and the Repsol Honda Team one of the best wins in one of the most difficult, mixed-conditions races so far this season. Marc has therefore maintained his perfect record at the Sachsenring, winning the German GP from pole for the fourth year in a row in the premier class, the seventh across all classes, only leaving fellow Honda RC213V rider Cal Crutchlow the satisfaction of setting the fastest lap on his way to the second step of the podium.
Seventh consecutive Sachsenring pole for Marquez
  Barbera to start 2nd for Ducati

Marc Marquez's incredible 1’21.160 lap time in today's qualifying session at a much warmer and sunnier Sachsenring circuit earned him the 62nd pole of his career and the seventh in a row at the German track across all classes. The Repsol Honda man has been among the top three in widely varying conditions this weekend, and he made a further step forward in qualifying after finalizing some additional details to the settings of his RC213V.

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.
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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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