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Feb 4

MotoGP: Pedrosa Satisfied After ‘Fun’ Opening Day

Dani Pedrosa of Spain and Repsol Honda Team heads down a straight during Day One at the MotoGP Tests in Sepang. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dani Pedrosa of Spain and Repsol Honda Team heads down a straight during Day One of MotoGP testing in Sepang. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dani Pedrosa was content following the first day of this week’s Sepang MotoGP test, finishing third quickest on Tuesday afternoon.

The 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix winner ended proceedings inside the top three, jumping ahead of Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo in the dying minutes of the session as Repsol Honda Team partner Marc Marquez remained quickest.

Nov 15

MotoGP: Pedrosa Undergoes Successful Surgery In Barcelona

Dani Pedrosa underwent surgery Thursday to remove a plate and 13 screws from his right collarbone. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dani Pedrosa underwent surgery Thursday to remove a plate and 13 screws from his right collarbone. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dani Pedrosa looks forward to his recuperation period, having undergone surgery in Barcelona on Thursday immediately after the MotoGP test session in Valencia.

The operation, carried out by Dr. Xavier Mir at Barcelona’s Quiron Dexeus University Hospital, involved removing a plate and 13 screws from the Repsol Honda Team rider’s right collarbone. These had been inserted after the Spaniard was injured in a crash with Marco Simoncelli at the 2011 French Grand Prix.

“I’ve undergone surgery to remove the plate and 13 screws from my right collarbone operation in 2011, which I required as a result of the crash I had that season,” Pedrosa explains on Friday.

Nov 13

MotoGP: Marc Marquez Interview Reflects On 2013 Championship Season

MotoGP: Marc Marquez Interview Reflects On 2013 Championship Season

Marc Marquez (MotoGP World Champion) of Spain and Repsol Honda Team poses with the trophy of MotoGP World Champion. (Photo: Getty Images)

In an in-depth interview with the organizers of the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix this week new MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez reviewed his sensational 2013 season.

The Repsol Honda rider of course won the 2013 MotoGP title by finishing third on Sunday at Valencia, becoming the youngest premier class World Champion in history.

Nov 12

MotoGP: Marquez Begins 2014 Testing With New Bike In Valencia

MotoGP: Marc Marquez Begins 2014 Testing — New Bike In Valencia

New World Champion Marc Marquez, with a new bike and new helmet, rounds the bend during MotoGP testing in Valencia. (Photo: Getty Images)

On a busy day at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, 20 riders took to the track on the second day of post-GP testing, with new World Champion Marc Marquez ending the session as the fastest rider.

The Repsol Honda team had not tested on Monday, but Marquez and Dani Pedrosa both had full days on Tuesday comparing the new 2014 Honda with their existing machines and completing nearly 150 laps between them.

Nov 2

MotoGP: Casey Stoner Completes Three-Day Test At Sugo Circuit

Casey Stoner tested the 2013 and 2014 RC213V Honda prototype machines. (Photo: Getty Images)

Casey Stoner tested the 2013 and 2014 RC213V Honda prototype machines. (Photo: Getty Images)

Casey Stoner has come to the end of a three-day test at Japan’s Sportsland Sugo circuit, run between Monday and Wednesday. The two-time MotoGP World Champion worked on the 2013 and 2014 RC213V Honda prototype machines.

Although the Australian was pleased that rain did not affect proceedings as had been the case with previous test sessions at Motegi earlier this year, Stoner was unable to test the Honda Production Racer which instead was run by Takumi Takahashi.