Just four rounds into the 18-race 2013 MotoGP World Championship, Ducati factory rider Nicky Hayden is already talking about having surgery at the end of the season to remove a screw from his right wrist. Hayden has complained about pain in that joint for some time. After the Spanish GP [...]
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Le Mans MotoGP Race Wrap-Up After back-to-back wins, Spanish Honda rider Dani Pedrosa takes over championship lead.
In Northern Europe, the best-laid plans of MotoGP teams can always be washed away by rain. Current series champion Jorge Lorenzo said after practice at Le Mans that his main task was “to improve the bike to keep a more consistent pace. I think we’ve got it.” In dry qualifying, [...]
MotoGP: Jerez Wrap-Up Dani Pedrosa wins in Spain, but new championship-leader Marc Marquez writes the headlines.
Well, what are we seeing? One popular theory is that MotoGP rookie phenomenon Marc Marquez has redefined everything, but clearly, his Repsol Honda teammate, Dani Pedrosa, has other plans, as the race finish this past weekend in Jerez, Spain, was Pedrosa, Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo (with Marquez dramatically bouncing off [...]
Nicky Hayden will start Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez from seventh place on the grid, his best qualifying position thus far this season. The American’s quickest lap was a 1:39.6, less than a second slower than the pole-winning time of reigning MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo. Hayden’s factory Ducati [...]