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For a while now, some riders have called for the need to implement a minimum combined rider-bike weight in the MotoGP class, which, for the past few seasons, also dictates rules for the other MotoGP World Championship classes.
Nine different scoring systems have been implemented since the first World Speed Championship in 1949. With the introduction of sprint races this season, we will now get to know the championship's tenth scoring system.
Riding a motorcycle is something that almost anyone can do, but to go fast, a number of techniques, like the ones the MotoGP riders use, must be applied.
What is the best engine type for MotoGP? There have been all types of engine configuration over the years, but in the modern era, most manufacturers have opted for V4 engines.
Races are taken to the limit, and the riders are completely immersed, taking themselves and their bikes to extremes and making their hearts go into overdrive — beyond what we could imagine for a human being.
The so-called g-forces are present in all acceleration and deceleration moments of a moving vehicle, and of course, MotoGP riders are most intensely subject to these forces.
The use of the rear brake in MotoGP is much more frequent than what you may think, and not only for what is was intended for, which is braking. It is part of an additional element of riding.
The World Motorcycling Championship increases its stages and, from 2023, will incorporate the Indian circuit Buddh in the calendar.
The upcoming MotoGP season will welcome a country that is by no means a regular on the motorcycling circuit—Kazakhstan—where the ninth race of the championship is set to be held in 2023.
The introduction of sprint races in MotoGP will completely transform the format of Grand Prix starting in 2023, in an effort to boost interest in the events.
There are terms that have now become familiar in motorcycle language: boxes, pit lane, warm up, seamless... The latest one that we have incorporated is holeshot, but what exactly is a holeshot device?
Gone are the days when winter was the season to rest and relax ahead of the the Motorcycle World Championship. There aren’t actually any races and everything is less hectic, but no one is on vacation.
Honda's development of this engine in 1992 completely changed the concept of 500cc World Champion racing, making it more accessible to all types of riders.
They have been required in MotoGP, Moto2, and Moto3 since 2018; and it's expected that in the near future, the airbag will be recommended for riders off the circuits, as well
Off the calendar in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the British Grand Prix is the next challenge for the Repsol Honda Team.
Check out the official results from the 2021 Dutch MotoGP Grand Prix race at the Assen circuit.
Check out the official results from the 2021 Germany MotoGP Grand Prix race at the Sachsenring circuit.
The World Championship circuits would be quite different if you were to race on them going the other way round. This has already been done at some circuits, like Misano, but what would happen if we reversed other MotoGP tracks?
Is there truly a more thrilling moment during a race than when we see our riders overtaking others? When and how does the rider decide to pass? At Box Repsol, we're responding to all questions related to this manoeuvre.
Check out the official results from the 2021 Catalunya MotoGP Grand Prix race at the Montmeló circuit.