MOTOGP RACING

HISTORY: An FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix was first organized by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme in 1949. From the mid-1970s through to 2001, the top class of GP racing allowed 500cc displacement with a maximum of four cylinders.  In 2002, rule changes were introduced to facilitate the phasing out of the 500cc two-strokes. The premier class was rebranded MotoGP, as manufacturers were to choose between running two-stroke engines up to 500 cc or four-strokes up to 990cc. In 2007, the MotoGP class had its maximum engine displacement capacity reduced to 800cc for a minimum of five years. In 2012, the MotoGP engine capacity was increased again to 1,000cc. Source: Wikipedia

Watch Franco Morbidelli earn his first career MotoGP win in the San Marino and Rimini's Coast Grand Prix ahead of Francesco Bagnaia and Joan Mir.

MOTOGP NEWS: 

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HOW TO TAKE CORNERS

Learn how MotoGP racers navigate the corners at speeds that exceed anything previously conceived. 

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Learn how the world's best MotoGP riders race in the rain.

RACING IN THE RAIN

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WHY IS MARQUEZ SO GOOD?

Learn why Marquez has dominated the sport for so many years. 

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BEST OVERTAKES

Watch the best MotoGP overtakes.

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