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Twitter Hoax Leads to False Report of Valentino Rossi Visiting Yamaha Europe HQ

Twitter Hoax Leads to False Report of Valentino Rossi Visiting Yamaha Europe HQ

The American website Asphalt and Rubber, the German-language magazine Speedweek, the French magazine Moto Journal all fell for a recent Twitter hoax claiming that racer Valentino Rossi had been spied by former racer Niall Mackenzie visiting the European headquarters of Yamaha. The initial tweet did in fact come from Mackenzie’s Twitter account. However, it turns […]

MotoGP Silverstone Round Up

MotoGP Silverstone Round Up

Besides helping people get cheap motorcycle insurance, the team here @ MotorcycleInsuranceCo.com love to watch racing, particularly MotoGP.  Well, MotoGP racers and fans alike were treated to dry weather and fine conditions at this year’s event in Silverstone. Considering how wet and miserable Silverstone has been the last few years, this was a great turn […]

2012 MotoGP Estoril Results Race In

2012 MotoGP Estoril Results Race In

Australian racers came up roses in what many have described as being a “perfect Sunday afternoon” of racing at Estoril, Portugal with Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo, both Aussies, riding to the first and second place finishes. The race did not start out with the POMs in the lead. In fact, Spain’s Dani Pedrosa shot […]

Casey Stoner To Retire?

Casey Stoner To Retire?

At age 26, Casey Stoner has become a common sight on the podium after a MotoGP race, usually occupying the top spot.  After all, 34 wins at his tender age is somewhat awe inspiring (or is it 35 with last weekend’s win at Estoril?). Despite his accomplishments and age, Stoner seems poised to call it […]