Grand Prix of The Americas
Apr 10

MotoGP: Colin Edwards to retire

Colin Edwards lifts the front wheel during testing in Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

lifts the front wheel during testing in Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Texas bike icon Colin Edwards will begin his farewell tour as a professional racer at his home race at in Austin on Sunday.

Edwards, 40, has confirmed that 2014 will be his final season in and that he intends to spend more with his wife and children at his ranch near Houston.

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Apr 9

MotoGP: Austin GP A Benchmark Race For Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi is contemplating his desire for a 20th season in MotoGP. (Photo: Getty Images)

is contemplating his desire for a 20th season in . (Photo: Getty Images)

Sunday’s at in Austin is shaping up as a crucial benchmark for Valentino Rossi and his future in MotoGP.

As Rossi contemplates his desire for a 20th season in Grand Prix racing in 2015, he knows he must continue the age-defying form he showed at the opening race in Qatar.

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Apr 7

MotoGP: Hayden and Edwards ready for first of two home races

Nicky Hayden led fellow American MotoGP rider home for eighth and ninth place finished at Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

led fellow American rider home for eighth and ninth place finishes at Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Round two of the 2014 MotoGP season will take place on home soil for American riders Nicky Hayden and Colin Edwards this weekend in Austin.

The will be the first of two visits to the United States for the MotoGP series this season, the second being in August at Indianapolis.

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Apr 4

MotoGP: Marquez ‘more comfortable’ ahead of races this year

Marc Marquez smiles during the post-race press conference at the MotoGP of Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

smiles during the post-race press conference at the of Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Going to Austin, Texas, the circuit where he took his first-ever MotoGP win, Repsol Honda Team’s reigning World Champion Marquez says he now has a more relaxed feeling before embarking on a Grand Prix.

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