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The MotoGP World Championship is the premier class of motorcycle road racing. It is currently divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3. All three classes use four-stroke engines. In 2010, 250 cc two-strokes were replaced by the new Moto2 600 cc four-stroke class. In 2012, 125 cc two-strokes were replaced by the Moto3 250 cc four-stroke class with a weight limit of 65 kg with fuel, and the engine capacity for MotoGP increased from 800 cc to 1,000 cc. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Grand Prix motorcycles are purpose-built racing machines that are neither available for purchase by the general public nor able to be ridden legally on public roads. This contrasts with the various production-based categories of racing, such as the Superbike World Championship and the Isle of Man TT Races that feature modified versions of road-going motorcycles available to the public.
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Yamaha looks for reversal in fortunes in Germany

Yamaha looks for reversal in fortunes in Germany | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo move to Sachsenring this week for the Grand Prix of Germany, the second of three consecutive race weekends.

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Racing Team Germany presents new Moto3 lineup

Racing Team Germany presents new Moto3 lineup | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Racing Team Germany presented their new team lineup for 2012 before the media and sponsors at the Sachsenring circuit on Saturday.

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Ducati Team prepares for Sachsenring challenge

Ducati Team prepares for Sachsenring challenge | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The Sachsenring is a unique track: short, narrow and, for the most part, slow and twisty, seemingly little-suited for the power of MotoGP bikes.

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