MotoGP Likely Done With “Rookie Rule”

MotoGP Likely Done With "Rookie Rule"

The oft-criticized “Rookie Rule” in MotoGP may be on the outs soon enough if Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpleta has his way, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Band To Release Single In Support Of Marco Simoncelli Foundation

Band To Release Single In Support Of Marco Simoncelli Foundation

The motorsports world was stunned last year by the death of MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli after a crash on the track. Now, a Manchester-based band, The Rainband, plans to release a single in honor of the late rider that will support the charity set up in his name. The Rainband tells Crash.net they plan to […]

Paolo Flammini Speaks On Tension Between MotoGP, World Superbike

The world of motorsports promoting is a complicated one, and for evidence of that look no further than the World Superbike and MotoGP series. These two competitions are similar in many regards, but were considered to be entirely separate for years, as the barrier to entry for MotoGP meant that only the very top riders […]

Carmelo Ezpeleta Pushes Forward With MotoGP Changes, Despite Manufacturer Resistance

Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta is responsible for MotoGP, which can make him a target of criticism. One controversial move instituted by Dorna and Ezpeleta is the introduction of new Claiming Rule Teams (CRTs) to the field for the 2012 season. The goal is to make the racing more interesting and allow for a larger grid, […]

Dorna CEO Talks MotoGP Future

MotoGP is obviously changing this year, with the introduction of 1000cc engines and new Claiming Rule Teams (CRT) opening up the field for the first time in ages. However, if Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta has his way, there will be even more changes in 2013. Ezpeleta is on a mission to change the series back […]