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3 Nelson Piquet Rio 2003 MotoGP
40 Le Mans France 2011 MotoGP
21 Le Mans France 2005 MotoGP
31 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2005 MotoGP
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26 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2002 MotoGP
43 Phillip Island Australia 2011 MotoGP
28 Nelson Piquet Rio 2003 MotoGP
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35 Phillip Island Australia 2005 MotoGP
13 Phakisa South Africa 2004 MotoGP
47 Phakisa South Africa 2002 MotoGP
19 Valencia 2002 MotoGP
3 Assen Netherlands 2012 MotoGP
36 Phillip Island Australia 2007 MotoGP
10 Jerez Spain 2005 MotoGP
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42 Catalunya 2003 MotoGP
18 Assen Netherlands 2002 MotoGP
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16 Phillip Island Australia 2012 MotoGP
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What is a Virtual Powerband in MotoGP Racing

What is a Virtual Powerband in MotoGP Racing

QUESTION: In MotoGP, I hear talk of a "virtual powerbands." What does this mean? Emerson Hunt Leamington Spa, England ANSWER: As you develop an engine to higher power, its torque curve develops more and more pronounced features. An engine with moderate cam timing shows a smooth rise to a fairly...

Published on June 20 2015, 18:39
Source: www.cycleworld.com
 

In order to understand what we are currently witnessing in MotoGP, it is necessary to examine some semi-recent history in Formula 1 racing. (You know, the four-wheel set.) I am reluctant to do this, in that I believe contraptions with four wheels should be going 400 mph to match the terror of... 

In the MotoGP paddock lately there has been talk of Honda using torquemeters on its motorcycles and, more specifically, of the exciting possibility that one factory rider's bike has such a device while the other's does not. Holy Toledo, Batman! This could explain everything! Always take paddock... 

Two down, one to go. The last of the flyaways is always the hardest, in many ways. Three races on three consecutive weekends means that riders never have time to heal from even the small injuries they receive each weekend, from minor falls, or the blisters on their hands. Spending many hours... 

MotoGP is a sport that can seem at once old and new. On the one hand it revolves around arguably the most basic form of competition – racing – and involves vehicles that have now been around for over a century, in one form or another. On the other hand, there is enough focus on new innovations... 

Byrne: In MotoGP Machinery Is Everything by staff Friday, March 22, 2013 Some fans, media and motorcycle racing observers were surprised when MotoGP veteran Shane "Shakey" Byrne rejected an offer to ride Paul Bird Motorsport's Claiming Rules Team bike this season in the World Championship,... 

MotoGP commercial rights-holder Dorna hosted an end-of-season press conference at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia, Spain. In attendance were representatives from each of the three factories currently participating in the premier class: Ducati MotoGP Project Director Paolo Ciabatti, Repsol... 

What did we learn from the Sepang MotoGP test? More than we thought we would on Sunday night. The forecast was grim: plenty of sporadic rain and a track that wouldn't dry quickly promised three wasted days. But by the time the teams packed up on Wednesday night, after nearly a full day of...