MotoGP (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • Ducati boss talks about 2010 GP bike

    13 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Ducati boss talks about 2010 GP bike

    Ducati race boss Claudio Domenicali has given some insight into the significant changes made to the Bologna factory’s new GP10 MotoGP challenger. The new bike was officially unveiled today at Ducati’s...

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  • Ducati unveil 2010 MotoGP contender

    13 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Ducati unveil 2010 MotoGP contender

    This is the bike Ducati hopes will end Yamaha’s recent domination of the MotoGP world championship in 2010. The GP10 was officially rolled out at Ducati’s 2010 team launch at the spectacular Italian...

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  • Valentino Rossi set for Ferrari F1 test

    13 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Valentino Rossi set for Ferrari F1 test

    Valentino Rossi will be back behind the wheel of a Ferrari Formula One car next week. The reigning MotoGP world champion will get a two-day run out in an older version of Ferrari’s F1 car at the...

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  • Interwetten squad unveil Moto2 plan

    13 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Interwetten squad unveil Moto2 plan

    Hiroshi Aoyama’s Interwetten Honda MotoGP squad has announced it will also contest the new Moto2 600cc four-stroke world championship in 2010. The new squad will run former world 125GP champion Thomas...

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  • Kev Coghlan rides FTR in Spanish Moto2 ride

    13 January 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Kev Coghlan rides FTR in Spanish Moto2 ride

    Spanish and European Supersport champion Kev Coghlan is racing in Spain again this year with the title-winning Joe Darcy team – but is switching to ride in the national Moto2 championship on a...

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  • Ducati duo excited about 1000cc MotoGP switch

    12 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Ducati duo excited about 1000cc MotoGP switch

    Factory Ducati duo Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden have spoken of their excitement and anticipation ahead of MotoGP reverting back to a 1000cc capacity limit for 2012. MotoGP bosses thrashed out an...

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  • Nicky Hayden optimistic for 2010

    12 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Nicky Hayden optimistic for 2010

    Nicky Hayden has backed himself to impress on Ducati’s new GP10 machine this season after a tough debut MotoGP campaign for the Bologna factory last year. Hayden scored a solitary podium in 2009 and...

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  • Casey Stoner confident, fit and raring to go

    12 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Casey Stoner confident, fit and raring to go

    Factory Ducati rider Casey Stoner is confident he will mount a much stronger challenge for MotoGP glory in 2010 having overcome the health issues that killed off his prospects last season. The Aussie...

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  • Yamaha unveil Jorge Lorenzo’s new team boss

    12 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Yamaha unveil Jorge Lorenzo’s new team boss

    Yamaha has confirmed that Wilco Zeelenberg will be the new boss of Jorge Lorenzo’s factory MotoGP squad in 2010, as was revealed by MCN over three weeks ago. Dutchman Zeelenberg joins the team from...

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  • Ducati 2010 team launch kicks off

    12 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden have kicked off Ducati’s spectacular 2010 MotoGP team launch at the annual pre-season event in the Italian ski resort of Madonna di Campiglio. The event officially gets underway today (Tuesday), but before proceedings started with various media engagements, Aussie Stoner took to the slopes to show off his skiing prowess. The 2007 world champion looked relaxed as he...

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  • Valentino Rossi eager for MotoGP race in India

    11 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Valentino Rossi eager for MotoGP race in India

    Despite walking out of a special media presentation as Valentino Rossi’s first public appearance in India degenerated into chaos and confusion, the Italian hopes to race in the South Asian country in...

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  • Scott Redding poised for Moto2 deal

    04 January 2010 by Matthew Birt

    Scott Redding poised for Moto2 deal

    Scott Redding’s anxious wait on his world championship future appears to be over, with MCN learning the British teenager is poised to clinch a Moto2 deal for 2010. Redding has been sweating on his...

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