Moto GP, also called Grand Prix Racing, is the apex-level world championship of motorcycle racing conducted by the Federation Internationale De Motocyclisme (FIM), an international organization for motorcycle racing, Headquartered in, Mies, Switzerland. Moto GP racing is the crown of Motorcycle racing on the planet, there are numerous other motorcycle races around the globe but there is absolutely no competition of Moto GP.
Moto GP is held at purpose-built road circuits, with different machines manufactured by some of the top Motorcycle manufacturers in the world such as Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, Aprilia, KTM, and Ducati.
Every two-wheel lover of every age must know about Moto GP and every Moto GP enthusiast's heart skips a beat at the name of Valentino Rossi the 9 times winner of the Moto GP world championship the maestro of Moto GP. Sadly, the legend retired at the end of the 2021 season at the age of 42.
The first MotoGP World Championship was held in 1949 at the Isle of man. Initially, MotoGP championships were held in different classes with a maximum of 500cc class, in 2002 a new era began when the 990cc class which we formally know as the 1000cc class was introduced which changed the whole game as the 1000cc machines were much faster and the race became very enticing to watch.
What is Moto GP?
Moto GP is a premier-class motorcycle race held on smoothly paved road circuits containing sharp turns on which riders lean their bikes to their knees total of 20 riders race handlebar to handlebar in the urge to finish first. The race starts in a grid position which is determined by the results of the qualifying round.
Moto GP riders wear safety gear including a Helmet, Gloves, Riding Shoes, Special Race Suit equipped with Knee guards, elbow guards, and back guards.
Unlike other motorsports, There are no pit stops in Moto GP for a tire change or re-fueling.
Moto Gp is Divided into four categories, Moto GP, Moto3, Moto2, and MotoE,
Moto GP is the most widely watched and superior among them.
When is Next MotoGP?
The upcoming FIM MotoGP world championship 2023 is going to be the 75th edition of the season, scheduled to commence on 26 March 2023 ending on 26 November 2023.