Australian GP
Oct 17

MotoGP: Hayden To Ride For Aspar, Honda In 2014

MotoGP: Hayden To Ride For Aspar, Honda In 2014

is seen in action earlier this year during first practice for the Hertz British Moto GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nicky Hayden has signed with the Spanish-based Aspar team to ride a in the 2014 World Championship. The deal confirms that Aspar has switched to ’s production RCV1000R machine from Aprilia.

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Hayden won the 2006 World Championship riding for the factory team.

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Oct 17

MotoGP: Rossi Believes Lorenzo Is Favorite For Australian GP

MotoGP: Rossi Believes Teammate Lorenzo Is Favorite For Australian GP

Factory Racing’s Italian rider takes a corner. (Photo: Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi is backing his Yamaha teammate as the man to take over as the new winner of the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island.

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For the past six years the race has been won by home hero who is now firmly entrenched in retirement.

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Oct 16

MotoGP: Marquez Scenarios For World Title, Australian GP

MotoGP: Marquez Scenarios For World Title, Australia GP

can clinch the championship this weekend. (Photo: Courtesy of .com)

Having already amazed with his performances across 2013, Marc Marquez could become the youngest ever MotoGP World Champion in Australia this weekend.

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Should he do so, the 20-year-old will become the first rookie rider to claim the ultimate prize since Kenny Roberts did so 35 years ago, in 1978.

Marquez’s destiny in Australia will depend on the finishing positions of Factory Racing’s and Team colleague , as well as what the newcomer is able to achieve, but he must finish at least eighth to claim the crown.

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Oct 16

MotoGP: Yamaha Factory Racing Arrives In Australia

MotoGP: Yamaha Factory Racing Arrive in Australia for Phillip Island

of Spain and Factory Racing is ready to compete this weekend. (Photo: Getty Images)

With no rest, the Yamaha Factory Racing team and riders moved directly from Malaysia to Australia this week for the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island on Sunday. The second of the triple-header races will see Jorge Lorenzo and looking to take the fight to their rivals in the final rounds as the championship heads into its final three races.

Defending world champion Lorenzo has yet to take a premier class win at the Phillip Island circuit, but does claim two 250cc victories there in 2006 and 2007, and retains good memories having sealed his 2012 world title there.

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Oct 15

MotoGP: After Malaysia Win, Honda Readies For Australia

MotoGP: After Malaysian Victory Honda Readies For Australia

The Repsol Team is excited about competing in Australia. (Photo: Courtesy of Repsol )

After their fantastic 1-2 finish in Sepang on Sunday, , and the Team are already en route to Phillip Island in Australia.

The Phillip Island circuit is blessed with breathtaking scenery and beautiful ocean views and, as one of the fastest most fluid tracks on the calendar, it continues to provide some of the most spectacular racing of the season.

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