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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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Relive that Spanish GP in 2007 and most significant and exciting racing events of the MotoGP decade with the MotoGP™ History App:

Relive that Spanish GP in 2007 and most significant and exciting racing events of the MotoGP decade with the MotoGP™ History App: | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

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Stoner Sepang - Photographic tribute

Stoner Sepang - Photographic tribute | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Aggressive driving in limits.

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Rossi revealed the new Ducati GP12!

Rossi revealed the new Ducati GP12! | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

From Twitter the 1st photo of Ducati Desmosedici GP12.

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Hayden working on fitness for Malaysia

Hayden working on fitness for Malaysia | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Still not at 100 percent fitness, Nicky Hayden is preparing for his debut on the GP12 in Malaysia on January 31.

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Arrivabene: "We believe in Ducati's project!"

Arrivabene: "We believe in Ducati's project!" | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Maurizio Arrivabene is the Vice-President of Marlboro!

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Behind the scenes at Ducati Corse: A sneak peek at the GP12

Behind the scenes at Ducati Corse: A sneak peek at the GP12 | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

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Edwards speaks ahead of Sepang

Edwards speaks ahead of Sepang | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Colin Edwards is busy preparing for the 2012 MotoGP™ season which will see him aboard the new Forward Racing team CRT bike.

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Rossi: "I have to win with Ducati"

Rossi: "I have to win with Ducati" | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Valentino Rossi spoke to motogp.com at the Wrooom 2012 event at Madonna di Campiglio on Tuesday, the second day of an action packed week in the stunning Italian Dolomites.
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Rossi and Hayden in the spotlight at Wrooom 2012

Rossi and Hayden in the spotlight at Wrooom 2012 | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
Following an intense media welcome on Monday, the Ducati duo participated in a press conference and interviews on the second day of the week-long Ducati event at Madonna di Campiglio.
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Ducati kicks off 2012 with annual ‘Wrooom’ event

Ducati kicks off 2012 with annual ‘Wrooom’ event | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Ducati welcome in the new season with their annual five-day Wrooom Press Ski Meeting at the Madonna di Campiglio resort.

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Dovizioso: "I'm almost as good as new!"

Dovizioso: "I'm almost as good as new!" | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
Andrea Dovizioso underwent a successful surgery on his broken collarbone and is optimistic he will be ready for the first Official Test of the 2012 season in Sepang.
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Jerez to host 2012 bwin Spanish Grand Prix

Jerez to host 2012 bwin Spanish Grand Prix | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
An agreement has been reached that ensures the Circuito de Jerez will play host to the bwin Grand Prix of Spain again in 2012.
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MotoGP - Highlights 2011

MotoGP - Highlights 2011 | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

A video tribute to this year in MotoGP, with highlights from all the races of the championship.

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Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar racing numbers

Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar racing numbers | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Stock up on your stats and facts ahead of the first round of the 2012 MotoGP™ World Championship.

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Find Online your Riders and Teams motorcycle merchandise at your Moto Online Shop

Find Online your Riders and Teams motorcycle merchandise at your Moto Online Shop | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

:: MotoGP Official Motorcycle Store:: Find Online your Riders and Teams motorcycle merchandise at your Moto Online Shop...

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Remembering the 125 class: 2011

Remembering the 125 class: 2011 | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
motogp.com recalls the most memorable and exciting races of the last 20 years in the historical 125cc category.
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James Ellison on his return to MotoGP

James Ellison on his return to MotoGP | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

James Ellison is set to make a return to MotoGP™ for the 2012 season, aboard a CRT bike on the Paul Bird Motorsport team. motogp.com caught up with the British rider to talk about his reappearance in the premier class this time around.

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H 1η Panigale βγήκε από τη γραμμή παραγωγής

H 1η Panigale βγήκε από τη γραμμή παραγωγής | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Η Ducati έκανε μεγάλη αίσθηση με την 1199 Panigale, που επίσημα παρουσιάστηκε στην Έκθεση EICMA του Μιλάνου τον Νοέμβριο...

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Melandri's training with motocross at Pomposa

Melandri's training with motocross at Pomposa | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The footage is from a camera which was attached to his helmet.

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Valentino Rossi at his MotoRanch in Tavullia.

Valentino Rossi at his MotoRanch in Tavullia. | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

Rossi's video from twitter.

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Hayden: "It’s a big year for me"

Hayden: "It’s a big year for me" | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
The 2012 season kick off was in full swing at the Wrooom event at Madonna di Campiglio on Tuesday, where Nicky Hayden and team-mate Valentino Rossi were present to discuss the upcoming MotoGP campaign.
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Latest Photos

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MotoGP is the world´s premier motorcycling championship, with a season of 18 Grands Prix in 13 countries bringing together the world´s top motorcycle manufacturers.
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Danilo Petrucci to debut in MotoGP with Ioda Racing

Danilo Petrucci to debut in MotoGP with Ioda Racing | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
The 21 year old Italian steps into the MotoGP World Championship with Ioda Racing aboard a CRT bike.
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Oral Engineering and Worldwide Race partner for Moto3

Oral Engineering and Worldwide Race partner for Moto3 | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
Oral Engineering and WorldWide Communication Group signed a two year partnership that will have the engineering company furnishing motors and technical assistance to the WorldWide racing team in the new Moto3 category.
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Hayden injured in training accident

Hayden injured in training accident | MotoGP World | Scoop.it
Nicky Hayden’s winter vacation was marred on Tuesday, December 27, when he broke his left scapula and fractured two ribs while training near his home in Owensboro, Kentucky.
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