Jul 24

MotoGP: Nicky Hayden to miss races in Indy and Brno

2006 MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden currently sits 13th in the MotoGP standings. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

2006 champion currently sits 13th in the MotoGP standings. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

Nearly a week after surgery, Nicky Hayden underwent his first examination on Tuesday and received positive news – his recovery is favorable, but he will have to miss the next two races in order to return 100 percent fit.

The team will get Leon Camier to stand in for the 2006 World Champion.

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Jul 23

De Puniet On Suzuki’s MotoGP Progress And The Challenge Of Suzuka

Randy de Puniet has yet to reveal his plans for the 2015 season. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

has yet to reveal his plans for the 2015 season. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Ahead of his Suzuka 8 Hours participation and following several months of important tests with , motogp.com caught up with Frenchman Randy de Puniet.

Suzuki has tested this year at several Grand Prix venues. What is next in terms of the testing schedule?

“We took part in winter tests in Sepang. In Austin and Argentina, unfortunately I couldn’t ride, but I did in Philip Island and also in Barcelona. The schedule is different in July, I am preparing for the Suzuka 8 Hours at the end of the month. My MotoGP program will start again in September, which leaves an important break.

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Jul 22

Report: Aprilia to return to MotoGP for 2015 season with Bautista

Spanish 250 cc-rider Alvaro Bautista rides past during a free practice session in Assen on June 25, 2009.  The practice was held two days ahead of the Dutch TT Grand Prix.   AFP PHOTO/ANP/ VINCENT JANNINK - Netherlands out - Belgium out (Photo credit should read VINCENT JANNINK/AFP/Getty Images)

competes on his during a free practice session in the 250 cc class on June 25, 2009 in Assen. (Photo: Vincent Jannink/AFP/Getty Images)

According to Spanish newspaper Marca, Aprilia are planning to participate in next year, as opposed to a previously proposed 2016 arrival date.

With significant technical changes in the premier class coming into effect as of 2016, Marca report that Aprilia want to accelerate their MotoGP project in an attempt to be competitive as soon as possible.

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Jul 20

MotoGP: Ducati Confirms Rider Lineup For 2015

Cal Crutchlow is staying with Ducati for 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

is staying with for 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ducati Team rider Cal Crutchlow has confirmed that he will stay with the Italian factory in 2015, where he will continue riding alongside .

At the World Ducati Week 2014 event at Misano on Saturday, Crutchlow attended a press conference alongside the likes of Project Director Paolo Ciabatti and Ducati Corse General Manager Luigi Dall’Igna.

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Jul 19

MotoGP: Dovizioso Signs Two-Year Deal With Ducati

Andrea Dovizioso has scored two podiums for Ducati this season. (Photo: Getty Images)

has scored two podiums for this season. (Photo: Getty Images)

At the WDW 2014 event being held at Misano World Circuit this weekend, Andrea Dovizioso and Ducati announced that they will continue together for 2015 and 2016.

During a press conference at the Italian circuit, Dovizioso and Ducati Motor Holding Director Claudio Domenicali gave the details of the rider’s new two-year agreement with the Borgo Panigale factory.

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