2012 MotoGP Championship
Dunlop Motorsport, IRTA and Dorna Sports have signed a contract for the exclusive supply of tyres to the Moto3 Championship, a deal which will commence upon the introduction of the new category in 2012 and will run until the end of the 2014 season.
Portuguese Motorcycle Federation
The "Federação de Motociclismo of Portugal," which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2010, had the pleasure of presenting the Medal of Merit motorcycles to Mr. Carmelo Ezpeleta during the second European round of the 2011 FIM MotoGP World Championship in Estoril.
Hiroshi Yasukawa has been appointed by Dorna Sports as an advisor to company CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta.
Yasukawa will bring a wealth of motorsport experience to the MotoGP rights holder and will provide his insight on the further development of the sport.
United States MotoGP
Once work began on a new circuit in Austin, Texas, that will host Formula 1 Racing in 2012, rumors immediately circulated about MotoGP competing at the venue.
And on Tuesday, those rumors became fact – the new Circuit of the Americas will began hosting MotoGP, Moto2 and the future Moto3 classes at the venue for 10 years beginning in 2013.