Amazing Facts About MotoGP Racing


The full name of MotoGP refers to the Grand Prix motorcycle. Similarly, these bikes, used for road racing events also known as, the world’s number one motorcycle sport. These motorcycle racing events started in the 20th century. MotoGP racing is the oldest motorsport world championship and it was first held in 1949 by Federation International Motorcyclists (FIM).

Amazing Facts About Motogp Racing
Amazing Facts About MotoGP Racing

MotoGP Championship

The MotoGP championship is the finest class of world championship road racing. It developed in Europe after the FIM. There have been a huge number of races at each event of different classes and based on sizes. It has a governing body and has no legal restrictions for motorcycle sport. It is one of the traditional motorsports in the world championship. Its features are modified versions of road-going motorcycles, which are available to the public. This event of racing, divided into several parts such as Moto2, MotoE, Moto3, and Moto General Practitioner. The first three classes generally utilized the four-stroke engines. In addition, MotoE uses electric motors.

The rules and changes of these championships are decided between four entities with tie-breaking votes. Grand Prix Commission, created by the four entities. Many of the races in each event, created for the various classes were based on the engine sizes. These motorcycles have lacked the power of the four-cylinder machine. Mostly it has the most extreme motor relocation limit.

Facts About MotoGP Racing

Amazing Facts About Motogp Racing
Amazing Facts About MotoGP Racing

Facts About MotoGP Racing

  • MotoGP racing riders have to be mentally agile and physically strong. The throwing of 160 kg superbikes around the track at top speeds of 320 kph needs the strong doing.
  • MotoGP racing riders handle the equivalent weight of the top men’s Olympic weightlifting class for an average of 45 minutes.
  • Grand Prix motorcycles aim to build machines used in racing.
  • These machines are that the machines used in racing are not available for common people or to the common public.
  • It allowed 500cc displacements, permitted by the GP racing.
    MotoGP raises the maximum engine capacity to 1000cc and introduces calming rule teams.
  • In 2019, a new penalty introduced for racers exceeding track limits during races for improvements.
  • Bikes made by the MotoGP can entertain with a speed of approximately 340 kph.

These racing bikes are open class bike and a factory bike shall weight 168 kg including fuel and fuel shall not be more than 24 liters and 21 liters respectively. The MotoGP provides this requirement. So many changes take place throughout many years. As the years increasing, these motorcycles are adopting new techniques and improving year by year.

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Amazing Facts About MotoGP Racing

Many nationalities and the world’s most skilled riders work hard for the motorcycle technology and racing with prototype machinery filled with manufacturers including Honda, Suzuki, and Yamaha ETC. Thus, this racing has a large history with Grand Prix events having taken place in every corner of the world. Large numbers of nationalities/people that have produce riders with a high number of race victories and world titles.

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