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.
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.
“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.
37th Suzuka 8 Hour: 2014 FIM Endurance World Championship, Round Two
2014 FIM Endurance World Championship Series, Round 2 – Suzuka 8 Hour
The Yoshimura Suzuki Shell ADVANCE team of Takuya Tsuda, Randy de Puniet and Josh Waters will start on pole position at the 37th edition of the Suzuka 8 Hour after Japanese rider Tsuda set a new unofficial lap record of 2’06.703 in today’s Top10 Trial.
This 37th edition of the Suzuka 8 Hours this weekend at the fabled Suzuka Circuit in Japan
Bridgestone will support some of the biggest names in motorcycle road racing as the world’s largest tyre manufacturer looks to extend its record winning streak at the Suzuka 8 Hours to nine consecutive victories.
All except two of the twenty-three starters at the Dutch TT
Last weekend’s Dutch TT at Assen was affected by variable weather conditions that resulted in the race being a flag-to-flag affair at which Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won ahead of Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso and Dani Pedrosa on the other Repsol Honda RC213V.
Round 8: Dutch TT – Race
Today’s Dutch TT at Assen was an eventful flag-to-flag contest, with a wet track at the start of the race rapidly drying over the twenty-six laps, but in the end there was no stopping Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez who adapted best to the changing conditions for his eighth consecutive victory in 2014.
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