Round 12 preview
Round twelve of the 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship takes at the Silverstone circuit in the United Kingdom, where high speeds and low temperatures combine to create a unique challenge for tyre development.
There was a MotoGP group test at Brno on Monday
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa won his first Grand Prix of the year at Brno last weekend, breaking the winning streak of his teammate Marc Marquez. For the second race in a row, second and third place went to the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi respectively.
Canadian National Superbike Results
Round 11: Czech Republic Grand Prix – Free Practice 1&2
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez showed supreme pace in all conditions on the first day of practice for the Czech Republic Grand Prix, clocking the quickest time of the day in the dry morning Free Practice 1 session before also producing the best time on wet tyres during a rainy Free Practice 2.
Brantford, Ont.’s Szoke leads the championship chase with 158 points
The summer-long battle for the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship reaches its climax this weekend with just 13 points separating title contenders Jordan Szoke and Jodi Christie heading into the doubleheader finale at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
“The much quicker pace this year at IMS did make the track more severe for tyres, but not to an extreme level.”
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won at Indianapolis to continue his perfect run of form and make it ten wins from ten starts in 2014. Finishing in second and third place respectively were the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.
“I am very excited and honoured to be chosen as the winner” – Leckie
Phil Leckie has won the Dunlop Amateur Showdown in Ontario regional motorcycle road racing this year and will receive a free entry and tires for the final doubleheader weekend of the Bell Helmets Amateur Sport Bike National Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park August 15-17.
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