Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 6 preview
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Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Nagl continues to lead the 2015 MXGP World Championship
Nagl maintains MXGP lead
At the end of a tough day at the office, Husqvarna FC 450 mounted Max Nagl has maintained his MXGP championship lead after finishing third and fifth at the GP of Great Britain at Matterley Basin. With seven rounds of the 2015 MXGP series now complete Nagl sits four points ahead of Belgian Clement Desalle.
Sykes does the Donington double for third time in a row
Lap Record tumble as the Briton dominates. Rea and Davies to complete the podium. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) made it two wins from two starts as he dominated WorldSBK race 2 at Donington Park to equal Carl Fogarty’s six race wins record in the series.
Current top-5 WorldSBK riders anticipate the round ahead
The official press conference of WorldSBK round six took place today at Donington Park Circuit, involving the current top-5 riders in the championship standings, four of them being native to the UK. KRT entries Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes, together with factory Aprilia duo Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres and Ducati’s Chaz Davies answered a variety of questions regarding the upcoming race weekend.
It’s been five years since Young had raced at VIRginia International Raceway
Thornbury Ontario resident Ben Young piloted his #86 RoadRace Factory prepared Yamaha YZFR6 to two top 10 finishes in Supersport this past weekend at VIRginia International Raceway, Alton, VA at round three of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Motorcycle Road Racing Championship .
Donington Park scene of latest encounter
The legendary Donington Park circuit will play host to the sixth round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship this weekend. The English venue is located in the East Midlands, 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Derby and 30 kilometres (19 miles) from Leicester. It was inaugurated in 1931 and became a permanent racing circuit two years later.
Husqvarna Motorcycles’ Max Nagl places as runner-up at the MXGP of Spain to extend his championship lead
It was yet another good day at the office for Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Nagl at the FIM Motocross World Championship in Talavera, Spain where the German placed second overall in the MXGP class.
Second consecutive STK1000 win for Savadori
Sykes completes a second KRT 1-2 as Torres claims maiden podium finish in the series. The second WorldSBK race of the Acerbis Italian Round went the full 19-lap distance, with the Kawasaki Racing duo claiming their second 1-2 finish of the day as Jonathan Rea once again got the better of Tom Sykes with a comfortable 4.399s lead at the line.