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Simoncelli was good but not a MotoGP Legend


Marco Simoncelli will be honoured as a MotoGP legend at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in June. The Italian tragically lost his life at the Malaysian Grand Prix in October 2011 after an opening lap crash. Simoncelli, racing for … Continue reading

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Stoner edges out Spies in Valencia


The domination exhibited by Casey Stoner throughout 2011 was capped off by a stunning final race of the season that saw the Australian claim the tenth victory of a season in which he has dominated from start to finish. Stoner … Continue reading

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Stoner pips Simoncelli to pole position


Casey Stoner took his fourth pole position of the season at Silverstone but the Australian was forced to dig deep to see off the challenge of Marco Simoncelli. The duo dominated the session with Stoner eventually moving into the ascendency … Continue reading

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Favourites all looking strong following FP3


By and large morning practice continued to form with Casey Stoner and Nico Terol leading the way in the MotoGP, Moto2 and 125cc classes but there was a slight blip in Moto2 with championship leader Stefan Bradl second fastest.. Stoner … Continue reading

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Stoner’s fine form continues


Casey Stoner dominated the opening MotoGP session of the weekend with the Australian ending the session 0.6s faster than Marco Simoncelli with reigning world champion, Jorge Lorenzo, third fastest but over one second adrift of Stoner. Nicky Hayden had a … Continue reading

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Simoncelli/Pedrosa crash still the main story ahead of Catalan Grand Prix


It is amazing that it is the first week of June and yet this is only the fifth race of the MotoGP season. At this time of year the championships have firmly taken shape and the form patterns are set … Continue reading

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Simoncelli sets the pace in FP1


Marco Simoncelli set the pace in opening practice but the main story from this session was that Jorge Lorenzo was only fourth fastest. Honda dominated proceedings with Simoncelli comfortably ahead of Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa with Lorenzo 0.4s adrift … Continue reading

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