MotoGP 2012 Feed
Casey Stoner confirms retirement from MotoGP 17-May-2012
Casey Stoner informed a stunned press room at the Le Mans circuit on Thursday that he would be retiring from the sport at the end of the 2012 MotoGP season.
World Champion Casey Stoner won his 2nd Grand Prix in a row and victory in the Portuguese round at Estoril propelled him into the championship lead by a single point over arch rival Jorge Lorenzo who...
MotoGP: Estoril Preview | Who Feels Lucky? 03-May-2012
Estoril has hosted the Portuguese Grand Prix for the past 12 years and has seen some magnificent races, but which rider will be lucky in race number 13?
MotoGP | Inside Line from Jerez 01-May-2012
We venture behind the scenes in Jerez at the MotoGP of Spain and bring you the gossip from the paddock...
World Champion Casey Stoner paced himself, the bike and the tyres brilliantly to withstand the intense pressure of ex title holder Jorge Lorenzo over 27 laps of the Jerez circuit to claim claim...
- Jerez, Spain
- 29-APR-2012 at 8:40 AM
- 29-APR-2012 at 4:30 PM
Stop two of the 2012 MotoGP season sees the riders head to Jerez in Spain for the Gran Premio bwin de España. Built in 1986 and hosting its first Grand Prix one year later, the circuit of Jerez is now one of the most popular MotoGP venues and the focal point for a city fanatical about sport.
Set in a slight valley in the south of Spain, it's blessed with consistently good weather and beautiful scenery, its numerous grandstands providing the perfect viewing facilities for up to 250,000 spectators. With two alternative road circuits (4,423m and 4,428m), which were resurfaced during 2005. Jerez is a popular venue used by many race teams for testing throughout the year. Whilst its recently updated corporate and media facilities have proven to be a popular addition to the complex. Other facilities such as the control tower and pit boxes have also been vastly improved.