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13 Phillip Island Australia 2012 MotoGP
25 Misano Circuit San Marino 2011 MotoGP
40 Le Mans France 2011 MotoGP
15 Indianapolis 2010 MotoGP
5 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2009 MotoGP
14 Jerez Spain 2009 MotoGP
23 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2008 MotoGP
8 Phillip Island Australia 2007 MotoGP
2 Phillip Island Australia 2007 MotoGP
3 Misano Circuit San Marino 2007 MotoGP
13 Misano Circuit San Marino 2007 MotoGP
13 Brno Czech Republic 2007 MotoGP
35 Laguna Seca United States 2007 MotoGP
12 Laguna Seca United States 2007 MotoGP
59 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
17 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
2 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
13 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
2 Brno Czech Republic 2006 MotoGP
16 Sachsenring Germany 2006 MotoGP
16 Donington Park Great Britain 2006 MotoGP
34 Mugello Italy 2004 MotoGP
48 Nelson Piquet Rio 2003 MotoGP
5 Mugello Italy 2003 MotoGP
 

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...