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8 Phillip Island Australia 2010 MotoGP
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32 Le Mans France 2006 MotoGP
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MotoGP Rules Primer: Open vs. Factory, The Short Version

MotoGP Rules Primer: Open vs. Factory, The Short Version

With Ducati having elected to switch to racing as an Open entry in the MotoGP class, it is time for a quick refresher course on the rules. Below is a primer on the key differences between racing as an Open entry and racing as a Factory Option entry, and the advantages and disadvantages of each....

Published on March 1 2014, 21:22
Source: www.asphaltandrubber.com
 

As I thought about possible outcomes of this race Saturday night, I wondered if all the big changes—the creation of the "Open" class, which revitalized the Ducatis and focused attention on Aleix Espargaro's Forward Racing Yamaha, the coming of Honda's RCV1000R production racer, and the departure... 

The test ban is over, and the MotoGP season is about to get underway. Bikes are already circulating, as the test riders put the first versions of the 2014 models through a shakedown to ensure that everything is in place, and working the way the engineers intended. In a few hours, we get the... 

Press releases from the MotoGP teams after the second day of testing at Jerez: Weather finally allows for some dry test time in Jerez Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez were back on track today in Jerez for the second day of the final pre-season test. The track dried slowly after... 

On Friday, the Hondas were looking pretty strong at the Termas De Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina. Dani Pedrosa led FP1, with Cal Crutchlow just behind him. In FP2, Marc Márquez opened a big lead over Crutchlow, with the rest some distance behind. On Saturday, Marc Márquez looked just about... 

"I am not a very happy man," Tech 3 boss Hervé Poncharal told us on the Thursday before Barcelona. His problem? Attracting competitive riders to take the seats vacated by Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro. Their destination was emblematic of Poncharal's problem: at Barcelona, Espargaro announced... 

There was plenty to talk about after the first day of practice in Jerez, though none of the real talking points came from the action on the track. Rain in the morning proved that the track has great grip in the wet. On the other hand, a drying track in the afternoon proved that you don't really... 

You should never believe professional pundits. We writers and reporters, forecasters and commentators like to opine on our specialist subject at every opportunity. The wealth of data at our fingertips, which we study avidly, fools us into thinking we know what we are talking about. So we – and I...