Van Der Mark Filling in for Rossi, But Why Didn’t Yamaha Consider an American?

Is World Champion Valentino Rossi Through for the Season?

When nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi shattered his right leg, the world was shocked and Yamaha was reeling. That’s because the “Doctor”, as Rossi is sometimes called, was in 4th position contending for the world championship. Now, Yamaha has named a replacement as Rossi convalesces, but some of us are wondering if the Japanese factory … Continue reading

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How Is KTM Scoring Points in MotoGP So Soon?

MotoGP is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing. Where else can you find the latest advancements in motorcycle technology before they hit street bikes everywhere? That means that MotoGP is also a crucible where only the toughest riders and technology can make it to the top. So, what does that say about KTM’s MotoGP efforts? The … Continue reading

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How Did America Lose World Champion Nicky Hayden?

The MotoGP Championship of 2006 was not an easy racing year. Back and forth dogfights between championship leaders Valentino Rossi, Dani Pedrosa and American Nicky Hayden were fierce. However, Hayden weathered the storm and became the 2006 world champion. Now, in the twilight of his career, the Kentucky Kid had joined the World Superbike Championship, … Continue reading

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