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MotoGP Riders 2006

MotoGP is a global sports show and the pinnacle of motorcycle racing, consisting of 17 events in five continents, taking place from April to November. In recent years the total on-site crowd attendance over the course of the year swells to an overall total of 1.8 million, with an average rise of 10% on the previous season. The average attendance was of 115,000 people at each of the events.

The first edition of the FIM World Championship was organized in 1949. With 56 years of history, MotoGP is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing and the oldest of all motorsports World Championships. Since the early days, the Grand Prix arena has been the stage for competition between the highest performance machines on two wheels, popular manufacturers, and the best riders.

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