The start of the 1000cc era produced a scintillating season
of racing as the 2012 MotoGP World Championship set pulses racing around the
The official review brings you action-packed highlights from
all 18 meetings, with stunning footage, interviews and comprehensive coverage
of the defining moments of the year.
The season started with a magnificent battle between
Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo and reigning World Champion Casey Stoner, racing for
Honda. When the Australian’s title charge was halted by injury, teammate Dani
Pedrosa found an almost unbeatable form, ensuring he would push fellow Spaniard
Lorenzo every step of the way.
The incredible Stoner made an heroic return to claim victory
at home in what would be his last year of MotoGP before retiring.
It proved another tumultuous year for Valentino Rossi at
Ducati and Ben Spies at Yamaha, while Tech3 Yamaha teammates Cal Crutchlow and
Andreas Dovizioso put on a series of captivating battles. Plus, fans were
treated to remarkable performances from Alvaro Bautista and Stefan Bradl.
It was not only the beginning of the 1000cc era for MotoGP;
2012 also saw the introduction of CRT rules, adding an extra level of interest and
excitement at every race.
Bonus features – the best footage from the 2012 season and
an exclusive interview with 2012 MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo