Pedrosa to Return This Weekend

Dani Pedrosa has announced that after missing more than a month of time, he’ll be back for this weekend’s MotoGP race in Mugello, Italy. The Repsol Honda rider suffered a broken collarbone after a controversial clash with Marco Simoncelli. He was originally slated to miss two races at most, but complications forced him to undergo […]

Ben Spies Gets First Win Ever in Assen

One of the reasons that many fans tune into racing are the magic moments. Undeniably, one of these happened over the weekend as American Ben Spies got his first official MotoGP win at Assen in the Netherlands. Spies, racing in special livery for Yamaha’s 50th anniversary, was able to take advantage of some early chaos […]

2011 MotoGP Assen Results

Perfect Performance Delivers Maiden GP Victory for Spies Texan Ben Spies chose to kick off Yamaha’s 50th Anniversary of Grand Prix Racing in style today, delivering a flawless performance at the Assen TT to claim his first ever MotoGP race win. Spies had been on form all weekend delivering consistent fast race pace in all […]

Fantastic Front Row for Spies at Assen

Yamaha Factory Racing rider Ben Spies delivered his finest qualifying performance of the year so far at The Assen TT today. The Texan had been consistently quick in the morning’s extended final free practice having found a good set up for the Dutch circuit. The dry morning session saw him over 15 seconds faster than […]

Simoncelli, Rossi and Stoner Top Assen Test

MotoGP riders were only able to get in one round of testing on a wet track at Assen before weather called off the rest of the day, but Marco Simoncelli was able to top the field with the fastest time. With a time of 1:49.036, the San Carlo Gresini Honda rider was able to beat […]