MotoGP 22 Nine: 2009 Season Historical Season confirmed - Races, riders, bikes, & more

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Fans are in for a wild ride this year thanks to MotoGP 22 NINE.

Milestone is bringing all the action from the 2009 season to their latest title.

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But what is going to be included in this mode? We've got everything you need to know right here!

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Our latest look at MotoGP 22 comes with a glimpse of the NINE mode, that lets players dive into the iconic 2009 season.

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A classic campaign

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Milestone hasn't just picked a random year out and stated they'll recreate it in MotoGP 22. The 2009 campaign is generally regarded as one of the best in living memory.

Players will get to relive it all.

Milestone is giving players all 17 Grand Prix from 2009 divided into chapters and breath-taking challenges to complete.

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This game mode isn't just about the racing though, as there will be an extended documentary regarding this season. A 50-minute feature created and narrated by Mark Neale will take you through all the highs and lows of the 2009 campaign.

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All the riders and bikes from the 2009 season are present, while there are a total of 39 challenges that accurately reproduce the most crucial moments of the season.

Each challenge has specific goals to achieve, like defending your position or moving your way up through the field.

2009 teams and rider list

While thirteen years have passed since 2009, there are plenty of familiar names in the full rider list from '09. If we have a full roster of riders, we expect this to be the full list available:

Team Constructor No. Rider
DucatiDucati27Casey Stoner
DucatiDucati69Nicky Hayden
PramacDucati36Mika Kallio
PramacDucati88Niccolo Canepa
Onde 2000Ducati59Sete Gibernau
HondaHonda3Dani Pedrosa
HondaHonda4Andrea Dovizioso
GresiniHonda15Alex de Angelis
GresiniHonda24Toni Elias
LCRHonda14Randy de Puniet
ScotHonda72Yuki Takahashi
ScotHonda41Gabor Talmacsi
HayateKawasaki33Marco Melandri
SuzukiSuzuki7Chris Vermeulen
SuzukiSuzuki65Loris Capirossi
Fiat YamahaYamaha46Valentino Rossi
Fiat YamahaYamaha99Jorge Lorenzo
Sterligarda YamahaYamaha11Ben Spies
Yamaha Tech 3Yamaha5Colin Edwards
Yamaha Tech 3Yamaha52James Toseland

Out of all the riders above, none are still competing in 2022. Aleix Espargaro did compete in a few races in 2009, but not enough to warrant being included in the roster of full-time drivers.

2009 calendar

Round Race Circuit
1QatarLosail
2JapanMotegi
3SpainJerez
4FranceLe Mans
5ItalyMugello
6CatalunyaCatalunya
7Assen TTAssen
8USGPLaguna Seca
9GermanySachenring
10BritainDonington
11Czech RepublicBrno
12IndianapolisIndianapolis
13San MarinoMisano
14PortugalEstoril
15AustraliaPhilip Island
16MalaysiaSepang
17ValenciaRicardo Tormo

Despite this being 13 years ago, most of these circuits and races are still on the calendar. Qatar's Losail is still the curtain-raiser for the season, while Valencia bookends it. Furthermore, circuits that have been included as historical tracks, such as Britain's Donnington and the USA's Laguna Seca, are also present here.

Out of the 17 circuits from 2009, only two weren't in MotoGP 21. These are Indianapolis and Estoril.