Articles Posted in the " FIM " Category

  • MotoGP: POV Footage of Hayden at Indy

    MotoGP: POV Footage of Hayden at Indy

    2011 Ducati MotoGP

    Two weeks ago (Aug. 5, 2011), Ducati MotoGP’s Nicky Hayden piloted a Ducati 1198 SP at the newly refurbished Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    The Ducati teammate of Valentino Rossi became the first man to lap the Indy circuit, which was repaved from Turn 5 to 16, an area that plagued the MotoGP grid with bumps.


  • Yamaha MotoGP Snapshot: Kent Anderson

    Yamaha MotoGP Snapshot: Kent Anderson

    Motorcycle Racing History

    A loyal Yamaha rider – and later Yamaha Motor Europe employee – in the FIM world championships from 1968 until his retirement in 1975, Kent Andersson not only brought Yamaha two 125cc Grand Prix titles but was also notable for being the only world champion to emerge from Sweden.



  • Motegi MotoGP: Japan GP Officially On

    Motegi MotoGP: Japan GP Officially On

    2011 MotoGP

    It’s official – the 2011 Japanese Grand Prix will go on as planned Oct. 2, says Dorna Sports, the governing body of MotoGP.

    The news arrived after the FIM and Dorna received the final, official report from ARPA, who was hired to investigate the radiation levels at Motegi to ensure fan/MotoGP paddock safety.



  • Motegi MotoGP: Japan Gets Green Light

    Motegi MotoGP: Japan Gets Green Light

    2011 Japan MotoGP

    After much controversy regarding the current state of Japan following the March 11 Earthquake and subsequent Tsunami that devastated the country, the FIM confirmed Monday that the Motegi MotoGP will go on as planned Oct. 2.




  • Pro Circuit Ti-5 Exhaust System | Sneak Peek

    Pro Circuit Ti-5 Exhaust System | Sneak Peek

    Motocross Exhaust Systems

    Pro Circuit continues to improve upon their championship-winning products and is excited to provide a special sneak peak of the all-new Ti-5 titanium exhaust system. Designed for optimum performance, riders will enjoy increased horsepower while still meeting both AMA and FIM sound requirements.


  • FIM Deputy President Goss Passes Away

    FIM Deputy President Goss Passes Away

    2011 FIM News

    FIM Honorary Deputy President Neville Edmund Goss M.B.E. passed away on Saturday, July 9, at the age of 93.

    Neville Goss entered the FIM at the 1971 Congress in Geneva, as a member of the International Technical Commission (CTI). At the Congress in Caracas in 1977 he became CTI President.


  • 2012 AMA Supercross Schedule

    2012 AMA Supercross Schedule

    2012 AMA Supercross Schedule

    The 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Schedule was recently released. The 17-race SX schedule features a new stop in 2012 – the home of the New Orleans Saints, the Superdome (April 14).

    The Superdome was featured on the 2009 Supercross list of dates, when Yamaha’s James Stewart was victorious en route to his second AMA SX Title.



  • Six More Teams to 2012 MotoGP?

    Six More Teams to 2012 MotoGP?

    2012 MotoGP

    Things keep evolving for the 2012 MotoGP Championship.

    By far the biggest news in the premier class is the allowance of teams to run 1000cc engines. And now there may be the second biggest news item for 2012 MotoGP: the possible addition of six more teams from the sub-classes to the premier MotoGP class.




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