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    Official: Ducati reveals new MotoGP Open-spec Desmosedici GP14 [w/video]
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    Formula One isn't the only international racing series kicking off its 2014 season this month. So too is MotoGP, the top-tier two-wheeled racing championship, with an eighteen-round season kicking off on March 23 in Qatar before heading to Texas next month. One of the biggest changes being put ...

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    Official: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca officially off MotoGP calendar for 2014
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    It's a sad day for motorcycle racing fans the world over. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has announced that after it will no longer be on the MotoGP calendar for 2014. The circuit has held 15 world championship grands prix over the last 25 years. Fans and riders alike have historically had nothing ...

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    Official: Suzuki back in MotoGP for 2015
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    It had been planned for 2014 but it's going to be 2015 instead – that's when Suzuki returns to the manufacturer ranks of MotoGP after quitting the series at the end of 2011 because of The Great Recession. When Suzuki stopped after 37 continuous years of racing, it said it intended to return ...

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    Video: MotoGP crash camera shares dizzying onboard experience
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    In the fast paced world of motorcycle racing, professional MotoGP riders are trained to whip around race tracks with incredible speed and accuracy. But a motorcycle crash can quickly become reality during a race, as anything from rider error to a mechanical problem could cause something ...

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    Video: Best motorcycle crash saves and wobbles in MotoGP
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    It's no secret that MotoGP racers, and motorcycle racers in general are some of the most fearless people in the world, but this clip is a real testament to why. MotoGP has recently compiled this video of close-calls that would have had the majority of us screaming for our mommies. One after ...

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    Official: Valentino Rossi leaves Ducati, heads home to Yamaha
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    After an undeniably unsuccessful two-year relationship with Ducati, motorcycle superstar Valentino Rossi has decided to take his talents back to Yamaha, the team he left at the end of the 2010 season for what he hoped would be greener pastures. The deal signed by Rossi will see him wearing ...

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    Official: BMW rolls out new M6 safety car for MotoGP
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    It takes a fast and agile car to keep pace with MotoGP racing bikes. Fortunately the BMW M division is up to the task, providing safety cars (or what we'd call pace cars on this side of the Atlantic) to the race organizers of the top-level motorcycle racing series. The most recent vehicles to ...

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    MotoGP champ Casey Stoner stuns with retirement announcement [w/video]
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    Reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner is just 26 years old, but has been riding in the FIM series since 2001 when he joined the 125cc ranks. Five years later, the Australian was in the headlining formula series with Honda, the year after that, in 2007, he won the title astride a Ducati. Last ...

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    Official: SPEED inks multi-year deal to keep 24 Hours of Le Mans broadcast
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    SpeedTV has piped Le Mans racing action to American television sets since 1995, and with the signing of a new multi-year television deal, the annual Frankish displays of 24-hour madness will continue to have a home on the cable network. The length of the deal wasn't disclosed, but it does include ...

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    Official: Misano circuit renamed in honour of Marco Simoncelli
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    The race track on Italy's Adriatic coast known to most as Misano World Circuit will adopt a new name in tribute to the late motorcycle racer Marco Simoncelli. Although Misano isn't where Simoncelli lost his life – that tragedy unfolded at Sepang in Malaysia – he was known and loved ...

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