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MotoGP Cancels Phillip Island Round, Makes Other Calendar Changes for Remainder of YearResponding to the backlash in the media from this weekend's Argentina GP round, Dorna CEO and MotoGP boss Carmelo Ezpeleta issued a statement via the MotoGP.com website, where he backed the decisions made by the MotoGP Race Direction officials. Notably though, Ezpeleta's statement focuses mostly...   

Valentino Rossi's VR46 Team Signs 3-Year Deal With Ducati to Compete in MotoGP Beginning Next Year   

Dorna Hopes to Begin MotoGP Racing at Jerez in JulyMotorsport Magazine has an extensive interview with Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta concerning efforts to begin MotoGP racing this year. Ezpeleta would like to begin with several races in Spain, including back-to-back races at Jerez. The races would be closed to fan attendance – TV broadcast only....   

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Force Cancellation of MotoGP Opener at Qatar***Updated March 2, 2020*** Yesterday's article is reprinted below, but we have additional information regarding the scheduled Round 2 in Thailand. Also due to coronavirus concerns, the Thailand GP will be rescheduled to a later date, according to Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports, who...   

"We, The Riders" movement for Road SafetyWith the support of Dorna, the Red Bull Ring circuit, ACEM, the European Commission and MotoGP stars Andrea Iannone (ITA), Jorge Lorenzo (ESP), Marc Márquez (ESP), Jack Miller (AUS), Johann Zarco (FRA), the FIM is looking forward to raising the awareness on road safety through the launch of this...   

MotoGP Could Return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2021MotoGP could potentially return to Rio de Janeiro in 2021 with the Brazilian GP. We think it will, well because why not? There's a track already in the process of development to replace the Jacarepaguá track, which hosted MotoGP between 1995 and 2004 but was torn down to become an Olympic Park...   

MotoGP Headed Back to Brazil by 2021?MotoGP could be headed back to Brazil. That is the news coming out of the Catalan GP, as Dorna and Rio Motorsports have inked a preliminary agreement to add the South American round to the MotoGP calendar. If the deal is followed through, it could mean a MotoGP race in Rio de Janeiro as early as...   

At the Grand Prix of the AmericasThe motorcycling world once again descended upon Austin, Texas, as motorcycle road racing came to the Circuit of the Americas and the custom bike community arrived in droves for the Handbuilt Show. This article will give you a flavor of what went on at the racetrack, while a second article will...   

The Dilemma Facing MotoGP Race Director Mike WebbAfter Marc Márquez's wild ride in Argentina, Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta promised the riders present in the Safety Commission in Austin on Friday night that in the future, the FIM Stewards Panel would hand out harsher penalties for infringements of the rules. That new policy saw action the very...   

Statement by Carmelo Ezpeleta Regarding the Argentina GPResponding to the backlash in the media from this weekend's Argentina GP round, Dorna CEO and MotoGP boss Carmelo Ezpeleta issued a statement via the MotoGP.com website, where he backed the decisions made by the MotoGP Race Direction officials. Notably though, Ezpeleta's statement focuses mostly...