Top 10 amazing facts of MotoGP racing motorbikes

Who doesn’t love MotoGP racing motorbikes? Almost every guy from all around the world wishes to ride a MotoGP racing motorbike. 

History of MotoGP motorbikes evolution. 

The road racing World Championship Grand Prix started in the year 1949. From 1962 to 1983, they used 50cc class later changed to an 80cc class.

When Spain and Italian countries entered the racing, the class was increased to 350cc from 1949 to 1982. Later introduced 750 cc class from 1977 to 1979. From the mid-1970s to 2001, MotoGP allowed 500cc class regardless of the two-stroke or four strokes. In 2002 manufacturers were allowed to choose a 500cc for two strokes and four strokes up to 900cc or less. In 2007 MotoGP reduced the class to 800cc and had changed many things on Motobike for five years. In 2012 the MotoGP again increased the motorbike engine capacity to 1000cc. 

Top 10 amazing facts of MotoGP racing motorbikes

  1. The motorbikes used on MotoGP tracks are manufactured only for MotoGP racing and not for sale to the public. It is illegal to ride the MotoGP racing bike on public roads.
  2. For a MotoGP racing bike, the engine capacity (displacement) permitted to 1000cc. This engine should have a maximum of four cylinders and a bore of 81mm.
  3. The average speed of racers on MotoGP tack is 160kmph. The average top speed is 310kmph.
  4. Based on the MotoGP racing bike specifications and riders choice customization, the bike cost will be a maximum of $125,000 to $300,000.
  5. Through the ride on the race track, the riders will lose up to two liters of sweat. Imagine the pressure on their mind and body. 
  6. The most interesting fact of MotoGP racing motorbike is they don’t have an electric starter or a kick rod to start the engine. The bike will start by using an external starter or by using a roller starter.
  7. Almost every superbike will have an ABS (Anti braking system) but the MotoGP racing motorbike doesn’t have the ABS.
  8. The maximum speed on the MotoGP racing track recorded was 354.9kmph. This record was made by the racer Andrea Iannone.
  9. The 2019 MotoGP season has 19 Grand Prix. 12 was held in Europe, three in Asia and two in America and Australia, and the Middle east had one each.
  10. The highest-paid racer in MotoGP is Marc Marquez with a $14 million salary. In 2020 he got a $2 million increment for his new contact.

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