Category Archives: Racing

The Death Of MotoGP’s 125 Class

An obituary is not necessary. The two stroke engine has been on its way out since the turn of the decade, but it is still sad to send the end of a competition class. All sadness aside, the new 250 class should provide a more competitive field as well as some racing excitement.  One of…Continue Reading

2011 MotoGp Results From Motorland Aragon

The headlines coming out of Aragon almost sound like a broken record: Casey Stoner turns in another commanding performance. Stoner isn’t the only good news for Honda’s Repsol team. Dani Pedrosa had a comfortable ride in second place for most of the race. Jorge Lorenzo finished third. A respectable finish, but it sounded the death…Continue Reading

Repsol Dominates In Czech Republic

Casey Stoner now has his foot on the throat of the MotoGP. With his win at the Cardion ab Grand Prix he has firmly established his championship win for the year, as long as he does not crash out at any point during the remainder of the season. While his win was the big story…Continue Reading

Lorenzo Conquers MotoGP 2011 at Mugello

The sun was warm and the women were beautiful, but the riders didn’t notice the Tuscan scenery as they battled it out on the Mugello course. Jorge Lorenzo pulled ahead at the end to become the 2011 Mugello winner and gained ground in the overall championship standings. Honda’s perennial great Casey Stoner seemed to be…Continue Reading

Results From The 2011 Silverstone

MotoGP in torrential rain. Was it a hurricane or just the British summer? Either way, high winds and horizontal rain were a recipe for crashes during the Silverstone. Conditions did not seem to bother Casey Stoner on his way to his fourth win and the lead in the tour standings. The field thinned itself throughout…Continue Reading

Pedrosa Out For Catalan GP

A few weeks ago Dani Pedrosa was unfortunate enough to be on the wrong side of Marco Simoncelli’s uber-aggressive/low skill riding style and suffered a broken collarbone. That injury will keep him out of the Catalan GP. The Catalan GP is Pedrosa’s home court so to speak. He and his team had hoped that he…Continue Reading

Surprising Finish At 2011 French Grand Prix

Dani Pedrosa has seemed to be more than in control of the entire circuit so far this year. That was until Lap 17 of the French Grand Prix. Casey Stoner took the top spot on the podium and Marco Simoncelli ended wondering why people think he is a detriment to the sport, once again. The…Continue Reading

Pedrosa Shines In Portugal

Few people expected Dani Pedrosa to be able to take a win from Jorge Lorenzo at Estoril. He was able to silence many of his nay-sayers and brightened expectations for his season. His win was quite a surprise given his recent shoulder surgery. He had been limited to less than a dozen hot laps since…Continue Reading

Results From MotoGP 2011: Jerez

Last weekend was round 2 of the 2011 MotoGP season, and the team here at Motorcycle Insurance Quote was glued to the SPEED channel for one of the most chaotic GP races in recent years.  On a rainy race weekend in Spain, the wet track was able to spill five of the eight fastest qualifiers…Continue Reading