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


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Marquez bites back at Aragon
  Lorenzo and Rossi complete podium
Marc Marquez returned to the top spot of the podium at a Spanish race for the first time since the 2014 finale in Valencia, taking a maiden victory at the Aragon GP. At just 23 years of age, Marquez brings his career tally to 54 wins, equaling Australian legend Mick Doohan. The only rider so far this year to win four races, Marc has extended his championship lead to 52 points over Valentino Rossi and 66 over Jorge Lorenzo, with four rounds to go.
Marquez unstoppable at MotorLand
  Repsol Honda rider six tenths clear
Marc Marquez took the 64th pole of his Grand Prix career today at Motorland Aragon (his sixth this year and his 36th in MotoGP), setting an impressive pace that allowed him to lead the timesheets by an amazing 0.631 seconds at day’s end. The Repsol Honda rider has taken six poles here across all classes, four in MotoGP. Today he also equaled Jorge Lorenzo for most career poles in history.
Untouchable Pedrosa stuns in Misano
  Repsol Honda rider becomes eighth different winner in 2016
3-time world champion Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took a stunning victory at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, leaving rivals Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in the dust to complete the podium. Pedrosa's victory marks the eighth different winner in 2016, an all-time first since the championship began in 1949 - and he did it from eighth on the grid.
Record-breaking lap plants Lorenzo on pole at Misano
  MotoGP in Italy
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo took a record-breaking pole position at Misano World Circuit, beating his own pole lap from 2015 and putting in the first ever 1:31 lap of the Adriatic venue. Teammate Valentino Rossi took P2 on home turf, with a last dash from Silverstone winner Maverick Vinales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) enough to lock out the front row.
Vinales rules Silverstone for a stunning maiden win
  The year of history-making continues
Maverick Vinales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) has taken a historic first win for Suzuki since their return to the championship, as the 2013 Moto3 world champion was in a class of his own at the Octo British Grand Prix to become the seventh winner so far in 2016. Vinales, who got his first podium in Le Mans in the French GP, got a front row start and simply pulled away once clear at the front - putting in an incredible performance to cross the line over 3 seconds clear. After an almighty battle behind, it was home hero and pole sitter Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) and Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) who completed the podium.
Crutchlow takes pole in wet at Silverstone
  Rossi to start 2nd
Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) has taken an incredible home pole position at the Octo British Grand Prix, as the Brit kept his stunning wet weather form from the Czech GP running and took only his second career pole. Crutchlow, who has shown good form at Silverstone Circuit throughout the weekend, sees his fairytale continue as he lines up in P1 once again for Sunday's race. Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi took P2, with Maverick Vinales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) completing the front row.
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.

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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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