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Everything you need to know about the MotoGP racing

Motorcycle racing with a big displacement

It’s a really common sport in the world today, almost every developing country has a stadium for this high-speed sport. Currently, daily motorcycle racing is split into three categories, including Moto3 (formerly 125cc), Moto2 and MotoGP. Since 2010, the 250cc division has been replaced by the Moto2 prize, of 600cc of 4-stroke motorcycles. Since 2012, the 125cc class has been changed to the Moto3 class, with a 250cc 4-stroke machine, cars competing in the Moto3 tournament are only required to have a maximum wet weight of 65 kg, i.e. when fully packed with petrol. 

Since the 2012 season, the MotoGP tournament has been upgraded from 800cc to 1000cc

Teams racing

Out of the three tournaments mentioned above, MotoGP is today ‘s largest motorcycle racing competition, with 18 awards held annually around the world. The MotoGP racing engine is made by the world’s top four companies, Ducati, Honda, Suzuki and Yamaha (there are three Japanese companies, only Ducati from Italy), and the tires are supplied by Bridgestone. (In Japan). Currently, Jorge Lorenzo of Yamaha Factory Racing is the driver of the 2010 MotoGP Championship, and in 2006 and 2007 he has won the 250cc division championships with the Honda team.

After every race, the top 15 places will earn bonus points. In which grade 1 scores 25 points, grade 2 scores 20 points, grade 3 scores 16 points … And gradually decreases to 15th place and gets 1 point.

Specifications for a MotoGP racing car 

As mentioned above, after the 2012 season, MotoGP cars will use a 4-stroke engine of 1000 cc with a maximum fuel tank capacity of 21 liters. The Grand Prix Commission is still very stringent with respect to the engine regulation of MotoGP vehicles, manufacturers will build cars with engines from 2 to 6 cylinders and would be subject to the overall weight restriction for the whole car.

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