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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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De Angelis completes MotoGP™ test for Forward

De Angelis completes MotoGP™ test for Forward | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The Moto2 rider tested some new updates on his team's CRT machine in a test at the Vairano di Vidigulfo circuit.

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Crutchlow: "I'm a lot more confident this year"

Crutchlow: "I'm a lot more confident this year" | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider discusses his start to the 2012 MotoGP™ World Championship after an impressive opening race in Qatar, his expectations for the season and his thoughts on the future.

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Casey Stoner sizes up the 1000s

Casey Stoner sizes up the 1000s | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The 2011 World Champion shares his views on the 1000cc Repsol Honda heading into the 2012 season, the year that will see the MotoGP™ class returning to the high powered machines.

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Márquez: "Jerez will be another tough and important GP"

Márquez: "Jerez will be another tough and important GP" | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The Spanish rider spoke at the launch of a new personal sponsorship with Lotus, who have produced a new collection of watches inspired by Márquez.

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Bridgestone to introduce new specification front tyre

Bridgestone to introduce new specification front tyre | MotoGP World | Scoop.it

The official tyre supplier to MotoGP™ will provide a new specification front compound, which will further enhance rider feel and warm-up performance.

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