Motegi has been ground zero for controversy throughout the GP season. Following twin catastrophies that befell Japan such a short time ago rumors of circuit boycotts and calendar changes abounded. The circuit was only recently confirmed to be remaining on the schedule. As it stands, the grid will be "full" despite previous setbacks. Also notable is that Motegi represents the 2nd track this season to have undergone resurfacing recently. Considering both the issues experienced
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It's hard to say that a rider with Valentino Rossi's pedigree has given up; yet a certain despondency has certainly set in over the 2011 season. The Indianapolis GP saw Ducati with possibly its worse showing as a brand since it entered premiere competition, with virtually every bike on the grid having to return to the pits for some issue. Rossi's bike was plagued with teething issues around the new gearbox being developed, the issue sending him wide on several occassions and