Last night, I attended a lecture at Stanford University where LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl discussed risk, safety and technology in MotoGP racing (more on that soon). But before it started, all anyone could talk about was that afternoon’s publicity stunt, … Continued
KTM is now taking orders for a production racing version of its Moto3 racer, MCN reports. Orders close in October for deliveries in February, 2013. The KTM Moto3 GPR differs from the factory bike in its use of cheaper, heavier … Continued
It wasn’t the best weekend for Jorge Lorenzo, but Yamaha’s photographers did manage to create this composite image of the former Champ taking a right-left transition at Assen. From one apex to another, in a matter of yards, the image … Continued
Suggested uses for this wallpaper-size image of Mssrs Rossi, Checa, Hayden and Giugliano: – Decorate the ceiling of your sweet custom van. – Airbrush onto tank of 1199. – Illuminate with blacklight, burn J, trip balls. – Apply to oldschool … Continued
This tiny hole on the side of Casey Stoner’s 2011 Honda RC212V can’t be terribly important, can it? Turns out it was absolutely essential. Why? It cooled the electronics that provided traction control and managed power delivery to stretch just … Continued
Here, Mssrs Lorenzo, Hayden, Stoner and Rossi demonstrate the fine art of using the rear wheel to steer through Catalunya’s Turn 2. An abrupt left-hander following the huge braking of Turn 2 and the fast sweep of 3, the riders … Continued
In the 2nd part of his trip to Barcelona, Drake McElroy takes in the local architecture before heading to Catalunya to watch MotoGP. Afterwards, he has dinner with Nicky Hayden and gets weird with Absinthe in a local bar.