2011 US MotoGP
For Laguna Seca MotoGP, Valentino Rossi had his choice of either the GP11 or the revamped GP11.1.
The Italian decided to go with the GP11.1, as the Ducati team has been working diligently to find a proper setup on the newer 800cc prototype, with Rossi feeling more comfortable on that bike.
Instantly recognisable as Valentino Rossi’s friend and confidante, Alessio Salucci – otherwise known as "Uccio" in the MotoGP Paddock – discusses his relationship with the nine-time World Champion in a special interview.
Q. How did the friendship with Valentino begin?
Rossi MotoGP Wallpaper
Last weekend, Valentino Rossi completed his second ride on the Ducati GP12, which the team is developing for 2012 MotoGP when rules allow a 1000cc capacity.
The nine-time World Champion piloted the Ducati GP12 around the Mugello circuit 60 times, directly reporting feedback to Ducati Techincal Director Filippo Preziosi.
The Moto2 tests that are taking place at the Jerez Circuit are very productive for Marc Marquez, who in the second day of tests continued with his positive adaptation to Moto2. The Repsol rider, who had a new chassis today, has kept a consistent pace with very competitive times.
Marc Marquez News
The Repsol rider, who’s a 125cc World Champion and able to dominate his Moto2 bike at more than 240 km/h, came of age Thursday to take took his driving exam.
Used to see him flying over the World Championship circuits, it is paradoxical to think that a Motorcycling World Champion would not have a driving license.
Marquez Repsol Blog
Marc Marquez started his first year in the intermediate category of the World Championship, Moto2, with good results.
The winner of the 125cc World Championship title in 2010 will give details of his steps to the final triumph exclusively for the fans every Monday on his blog at Repsol.com.