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Repsol Honda in "split garage" with tyre choice

25 April, 2020
Repsol Honda have announced that they will ride the next MotoGP in split garage. Dani Pedrosa using Bridgestone tyres and teammate Nicky Hayden on Michelin.It all started during the Brno Grand Prix with grip problems and complaints about a “powerlessness”…

Rossi's point of view – success in the MotoGP

15 April, 2020
Valentino Rossi is leading the MotoGP with 75 points over Stoner in the general standings, and Visordown reports his statements to Spanish journalists on how he feels about this positive position. Rossi said:“I have made many changes to be able…

Michelin to return to MotoGP in 2012?

14 April, 2020
According to British website MCN, French tire manufacturer may want to return to MotoGP in 2012 and end the single tire rule that was implemented in 2009. This rumor may be coming on the wave that Bridgestone’s contract as sole…

Jeremy Burgess still against one tire rule

12 April, 2020
When Jeremy Burgess , legendary crew chief and mastermind behind the wins of World Champions Wayne Gardner, Mick Doohan and Valentino Rossi , decides to talk, everyone has the tendency to sit up and listen.The quiet Australian has always been…

MotoGP 2009: Bridgestone tyre supplier

7 April, 2020
Bridgestone has been officially appointed as the tyre supplier for all MotoGP riders for a three-year period starting from 2009. Bridgestone was the only manufacturer who submitted a proposel to FIM and Dorna. In a press release from Bridgestone Motorsport,…

MotoGP Motegi: Rossi and Stoner's feelings

2 April, 2020
Valentino Rossi was fast last year riding his bike with Michelin tyres on the Motegi track. But today Valentino is riding with Bridgestone. And he’s eager to see the results with his new tyres. Rossi could clinch his first MotoGP…

Bridgestone releases findings on Pedrosa's Tire

31 March, 2020
Remember this photo of Dani Pedrosa’s tire after the Motegi race, where Bridgestone apologized and that they would investigate the reason? Bridgestone Motorsport Manager, Tohru Ubukata during the post race debrief of Le Mans released his findings regarding Pedrosa’s tire…

Video: Michelin thanks MotoGP across the years

29 March, 2020
Through this commercial TV spot, Michelin thanks all the riders and teams who trusted the tyre manufacturer during 36 years of MotoGP championships. It was broadcast on Eurosport during the last MotoGP round in Valencia. It was the last round…

MotoGP: Stoner, Rossi and Bridgestone

23 March, 2020
As the battle between Rossi and Stoner continues, we should remember it’s hard to race against Valentino. Stoner won the fight against Rossi last year, the package from Ducati was very strong with the Desmosedici, the Bridgestone tyres and the…

Dani Pedrosa to ride the pneumatic valves engine bike

23 March, 2020
After the announcement to use Bridgestone tyres for the next coming races, Dani Pedrosa and the Repsol Honda team announced that Dani will ride the next Indianapolis race with the pneumatic valves engine, just like his team mate Nicky Hayden…

MotoGP 2009: association with Michelin finished?

20 March, 2020
After the meetings about safety in MotoGP and the tyre problems from some teams, a rumour has emerged about a renewed tyre regulation for next year in MotoGP. It might be the end of the association with Michelin as could…

The biggest drivable motorbike

19 March, 2020
If you happen to visit the upcoming Motor Show fair in Essen, Germany you can see this big drivable motorbike. The fair will open from November 29th until December 7th. This mega-bike was made by Gregory Dunham from the US,…