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Video Playlist: Classic Japanese GPs from across the years

Video Playlist: Classic Japanese GPs from across the years

Get yourself in the mood for the Japanese GP by re-living some of the best races from Motegi over the last few years.

The Twin Ring Motegi held its first Japanese Grand Prix in 1999 and has been ever present on the World Championship calendar since. In this time it has played host to some epic races, here is a look back at some of the best:

In 2002, the new MotoGP™ era was kicked off at Motegi with Valentino Rossi taking centre stage in a rain affected race:

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2002 Japanese GP Highlights

2002 Japanese GP Full Race

In 2007 Casey Stoner arrived in Japan with the chance to lift the first premier class title for Ducati, but once again weather would play its part:

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2007 Japanese GP Highlights

2007 Japanese GP Full Race

The 2012 race saw a showdown between Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa. Lorenzo had a 33-point advantage in the standings over his compatriot heading into the race, and was starting from pole:

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2012 Japanese GP Full Race

2012 Japanese GP Highlights

Finally, in 2014 Marc Marquez had the chance to get his hands on his second MotoGP™ title at the Japanese GP, but a certain Valentino Rossi wasn’t going to make it easy for him:

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2014 Japanese GP Full Race

2014 Japanese GP Highlights

Find out what happens in 2015 when the Motul Grand prix of Japan kicks off on Thursday at 17:00 local time with the official Press Conference.

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MotoGP, 2015, MOTUL GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN

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