MOTOGP: Wet Weather Fortune; Pedrosa Reigns Peerless in Motul Grand Prix of Japan

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MOTEGI, Japan – official series release — Repsol Honda photo — Dani Pedrosa came from sixth on the starting grid to score his 27th career MotoGP triumph on Sunday in the Motul Grand Prix of Japan. The Repsol Honda rider scored his first MotoGP victory since Brno in 2014 on a drying track at Twin Ring Motegi. Movistar Yamaha’s Valentino …

MOTOGP: Still Sidelined; Dani Pedrosa to Miss Spanish Grand Prix, Eyeing Return Next Month

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JEREZ, Spain – official release — Micro Lazzari/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — MotoGP star Dani Pedrosa will remain on the sidelines for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix as he continues to recover from arm-pump surgery. Pedrosa underwent surgery on April 3 to remove the layer of fascia – the casing around the muscle that gives it form and shape – which …

MOTOGP: Pedrosa to Undergo Additional Arm Surgery; Aoyama to Sub For Minimum of Two Races

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SABADELL, Spain — official series release — Repsol Honda photo — Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa will undergo further surgery to fix his arm pump issues that continued to plague the Spanish rider during the first round of the 2015 MotoGP Championship. This common problem among motorcycle racers is a build-up of pressure in the forearm causing great pain, and makes …

MOTOGP: Fast Again; Marc Marquez Paces First Official Practice of MotoGP Season

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DOHA, Qatar – official series release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez ended the first official MotoGP practice of the season on top of the charts on Thursday at the Losail Int’l Circuit. Marquez finished with a 1’:55.281, only seven-hundredths faster than his Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa (+.076 of a second). Aleix Espargaro managed to end the session in …

MOTOGP: Marquez and Pedrosa Reveal 2015 Repsol Honda

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BALI, Indonesia — official series release — Repsol Honda photo — Repsol Honda’s World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa revealed their new 2015 MotoGP machines on Sunday. The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed an incredible 2014 season winning Honda’s third Triple Crown in four years (Rider, Constructor and Team titles) and second in succession. Honda continue their partnership with Repsol …

MOTOGP: Pedrosa Paces Overall Friday Practice Sheets at Sepang

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SEPANG, Malaysia – official release — MotoGP photo — Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa topped the Friday practice charts for the MotoGP Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang Int’l Circuit. Pedrosa recovered from a difficult weekend at Phillip Island immediately in the first practice, able to set competitive times from the start. A time of 2:01.379s from the …

MOTOGP: The Streak is Over; Dani Pedrosa Wins Czech Republic Grand Prix, Halts Marquez’s MotoGP Streak at 10

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BRNO, Czech Republic – official release — MotoGP photo — Dani Pedrosa won for the first time since Malaysia last year as he ended the MotoGP winning streak of Marc Marquez Sunday at the Brno Circuit. From fifth on the grid Pedrosa blasted through the pack and eventually take victory by .410 of a second over Jorge Lorenzo in front …

MOTOGP: Honda Racing Expands Partnership with Red Bull

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AALST, Belgium – official release — Honda photo — Honda Racing Corporation’s partnership with energy drink giant Red Bull reached a new level with an agreement on Wednesday. After nine years of cooperation with the Repsol Honda MotoGP Team and its riders – starting with Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa in 2006 – starting next season the Red Bull logo will …

MOTOGP: Marquez and Pedrosa Test 2015 MotoGP Bikes

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BRNO, Czech Republic – official release — Repsol Honda photo — After Tuesday’s tricky weather conditions, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa had their first taste of next year’s bike on Wednesday. They spent the majority of the morning aboard the current RC213V and then just before lunch Marquez exited on the 2015 model. Pedrosa soon followed and both riders returned …

MOTOGP: Repsol and Honda Extend MotoGP Partnership

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MINATO, Japan – official release — Honda photo — Since 1995, Repsol has been the title sponsor of the factory Honda MotoGP team and after 20 years of sporting success and technological development, a new three-year agreement will see Honda and Repsol continue their partnership through through 2017. This is the longest running sponsor-factory agreement of its kind in the …

MOTOGP: Pedrosa Signs Two-Year Extension with Repsol Honda

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SABADELL, Catalonia, Spain — official release — MotoGP photo — Spanish MotoGP racer Dani Pedrosa has signed a two-year agreement with Honda Racing Corp., extending his contract through the end of the 2016 season. Pedrosa, who is currently third in the MotoGP standings has raced with Honda since his debut in world championship competition in 2001. He won the 125cc title …