Safety is one of the main pillars on which the World Motorcycle Championship has been working for years and is constantly evolving. Recent accidents in several categories have led the International Federation to rethink the age limits in different World Championship competitions.
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?
At any MotoGP weekend, riders and their bikes circle the track a great number of times. During each lap, the rider has to do much more than just accelerate, brake, lean the bike, and change gears. Let's have a look at what riders can do with the buttons on a MotoGP bike during a race.