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Motorcycle sport / Grand Prix motorcycle racing: Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix is the premier championship of motorcycle road racing. It is divided into three classes: 125cc, Moto2 and MotoGP. Participants in the 125cc class use a two-stroke engine while those in the Moto2 and MotoGP use four-stroke engines. In 2010 the 250cc two-stroke was replaced by the new Moto2 600cc four-stroke class. Grand Prix motorcycles are purpose-built racing machines that are neither available for purchase by the general public nor can be ridden legally on public roads. This contrasts with the various production categories of racing, such as the Superbike World Championship, that feature modified versions of road-going motorcycles available to the public. -------------------------------------------------- 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season: The 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season will be the 64th F.I.M. Road Racing World Championship season. Casey Stoner will start the season as the defending World Champion, while Moto2 champion Stefan Bradl will join the MotoGP grid and 125cc champion Nicolás Terol will enter Moto2. Honda is the defending Manufacturers' Champion.
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Injured Crutchlow claims stunning Silverstone top six

Injured Crutchlow claims stunning Silverstone top six | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Cal Crutchlow treated British fans to a heroic and courageous performance at Silverstone this afternoon, the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team storming to a stunning top six finish from the back of the grid.

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Lorenzo takes dominant win at Silverstone

Lorenzo takes dominant win at Silverstone | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

At the Hertz British Grand Prix at Silverstone it was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who recorded a hard fought victory in an exciting MotoGP™ race ahead of Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa.

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Silverstone beckons for Moto3™ grid

Silverstone beckons for Moto3™ grid | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The Moto3™ grid heads to Silverstone this weekend for the Hertz British Grand Prix, where once again the young riders will be looking to show who is best in the hotly contested class.

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Lorenzo in the lead as MotoGP™ descends on Silverstone

Lorenzo in the lead as MotoGP™ descends on Silverstone | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

This weekend sees the MotoGP™ grid descend once again on the Silverstone circuit to fight it out for top honours at the Hertz British Grand Prix, where Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo will be looking to extend his 20 point lead over rival Casey Stoner.

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MotoGP™ Ticketing · HERTZ BRITISH GRAND PRIX

MotoGP™ Ticketing · HERTZ BRITISH GRAND PRIX | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Waiting for you in Silverstone!
Do you have your ticket? Book your seat now, here is your chance!

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Abraham may miss Silverstone due to injury

Abraham may miss Silverstone due to injury | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Two falls and a major injury could keep the Czech MotoGP rider away from the next round at Silverstone in less than 10 days.

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Viñales revels in hard-fought victory at Silverstone

Viñales revels in hard-fought victory at Silverstone | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

At this weekend’s Moto3™ race at the Hertz British Grand Prix at Silverstone it was Blusens Avintia’s Maverick Viñales who took a hard-fought victory in front of Luis Salóm and Sandro Cortese.

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Silverstone – Racing Numbers

Silverstone – Racing Numbers | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

At the MotoGP™ grid heads to Silverstone for the Hertz British Grand Prix, motogp.com brings you some interesting facts and figures about the event.

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Abraham to participate at Silverstone despite double fracture

Abraham to participate at Silverstone despite double fracture | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Cardion AB Racing’s Karel Abraham will participate at the Hertz British Grand Prix despite the double fracture in his fingertip in his left little finger.

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Moto2™ contingent to scrap it out on British soil

Moto2™ contingent to scrap it out on British soil | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

At this weekend’s Hertz British Grand Prix the Moto2™ class returns once more to continue its ever-thrilling fight for top spot in the intermediate class. After a race in Catalunya that was steeped in action and controversy, the riders will be hoping that racing is the sole agenda at the Silverstone round.

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Silverstone "Day of Champions" auction takes shape

Silverstone "Day of Champions" auction takes shape | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Silverstone’s forthcoming Day of Champions has already received its first items for auction, in what should be an action-packed day with the stars of MotoGP™ to raise money for a good cause.

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