Tag Archive: Assen

Jun 27

Rossi resists Marquez to take victory at the Dutch Grand Prix

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Dutch MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi signed off a perfect weekend in the Netherlands by emerging victorious from a fantastic battle with Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez to extend his lead in the MotoGP™ championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Rossi razes Assen lap record to take pole position in Dutch Grand Prix qualifying

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Dutch MotoGP QP2 In a Qualifying Practice 2 session in which every participant set a lap time quicker than the old Assen pole position record, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi produced one his greatest qualifying performances in recent years to set a new Assen Circuit Best Lap record of 1’32.627 to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Dutch Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Pedrosa sets new Assen lap record in Dutch Grand Prix free practice

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda Team - Dutch MotoGP FP2 Dani Pedrosa set the quickest ever lap time at the Assen circuit in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session as the Repsol Honda Team finished 1-2 on combined times as they seek to break the recent dominance of their Yamaha rivals.

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Jun 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Dutch TT, Assen preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 8 preview

Bridgestone fitting area in the MotoGP paddock Round eight of the 2015 MotoGP™ season is the Dutch TT at Assen, an event that formed part of the inaugural FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix season back in 1949. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Cluzel re-ignites title ambition with Dutch WSS Pole Position

Record lap gives Savadori STK1000 Pole in Assen

WSBK - Jules Cluzel Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) will start tomorrow’s fourth round of the World Supersport Championship from Pole Position after a closely fought qualifying session at the 4.542km TT circuit in Assen saw him edge current championship leader Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) by 0.137s.

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Apr 14

Assen to complete WorldSBK back-to-back events

A favourite circuit for Rea, but his rivals are looking to stop him

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Round 4 sees the eni FIM Superbike World Championship return to ‘The Cathedral’ of Assen for the Dutch Round.

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Apr 14

Assen to complete WorldSBK back-to-back events

A favourite circuit for Rea, but his rivals are looking to stop him…

Round 4 sees the eni FIM Superbike World Championship return to ‘The Cathedral’ and Assen for the Dutch Round.

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Oct 15

Acceleration 2014 getting ready for Assen

When racing meets music…

Acceleration logo TT Assen in the Netherlands is the last venue for ACCELERATION 2014 during the weekend of 17 – 19 October. FA1, MW-V6 Pickups, Legend SuperCup, Supercar Challenge and 600 & 1000 cc motorbikes will form the starting grids on this legendary Dutch track.

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Jul 02

Dutch MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

All except two of the twenty-three starters at the Dutch TT

MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Dutch TT at Assen 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.

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Jun 28

Marquez blows away the field in fantastic flag-to-flag Dutch TT

Round 8: Dutch TT – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Dutch MotoGP race winner 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

This weekend (26 – 28 June 2014) sees the MotoGP™ congregation gather at the iconic Assen circuit, also known as ‘The Cathedral’.

Club46 winners blessed to meet Valentino Rossi at the Cathedral of speed

The third group of Club46 winners meeting Valentino Rossi at Assen For four lucky MotoGP™ fans, this historic event was even more special as they were the latest Club46 competition winners invited by Bridgestone Europe to meet racing legend and last year’s Assen victor, Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Espargaro claims first MotoGP™ pole position in action-packed Assen qualifying

Round 8: Dutch TT – Qualifying

MotoGP - Aleix Espargaro - NGM Forward Racing - Dutch MotoGP QP2 NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro claimed his first ever pole position after a rain shower at the start of Qualifying Practice 2 turned the session into an exciting one-lap dash as riders tried to set a quick lap on slick tyres before conditions deteriorated. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Aleix Espargaro sets new circuit best lap record to top Assen practice

Round 8: Dutch TT – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Aleix Espargaro - NGM Forward Racing - Dutch MotoGP FP2 NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro showed he will be a force to be reckoned with at this weekend’s Dutch TT after the Spaniard set a new Circuit Best Lap time of 1’33.658 at the Assen circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Guintoli and Rea share Dutch wins

Sunday Extra Content

WSBK - Assen The third round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which saw an overall attendance of 52,252 spectators, reached its climax today with the two races held in completely different weather conditions at the Assen TT circuit.

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Apr 27

WSBK: Jonathan Rea takes race 2 win in tricky conditions

Alex Lowes and Davide Giugliano completed the podium in tricky conditions

WSBK - Race 2 podium After a lengthy delay because of heavy rain and with conditions visibly better, compared to the situation that forced the Race Direction to red flag the initial race, the riders started a new Race 2 over a race distance of 10 laps.

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Apr 27

WSBK: Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) has taken victory in the first race of the day at a drying Assen circuit in the Netherlands

Masterful display by Guintoli as he wins opening race

WSBK - Assen - Sylvain Guintoli - Aprilia Racing Team The 2013 WSBK runner up has climbed on the top step of the podium for the fifth time in his career, the second one this year after the win he scored at Phillip Island in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

WSBK: Baz powers to Tissot-Superpole

“Superpole was just perfect” – Loris Baz

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole Baz & Sykes Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start both of tomorrow’s 21-lap races from pole position after securing the first Tissot-Superpole of his career today at Assen, courtesy of his 1’34.357 lap time (a new outright best lap of the circuit) set moments before the arrival of the rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Dorna WSBK and Sepang International Circuit together at Assen

 Confirmation of the Malaysian Round scheduled for 6-8 June

WSBK - Dorna - Sepang - Press Conference 2 Today at the SBK Paddock Show a press conference has been held to announce the agreement between Dorna WSBK and Sepang International Circuit.

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Apr 26

WSBK: Baz grabs career first Tissot-Superpole

Joining Baz on the front row tomorrow will be fellow Frenchman Sylvain Guintoli 

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole - Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start both of tomorrow’s 21-lap races from pole position after securing the first Tissot-Superpole of his career today at Assen, courtesy of his 1’34.357 lap time (a new outright best lap of the circuit) set moments before the arrival of the rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Assen welcomes WSBK for Round 3

Also known as the Circuit van Drenthe, it is one of the oldest permanent racetracks in Europe

TT-Assen logo Since 1992 the TT Circuit Assen has been part of the World Superbike calendar and it is currently the second most visited venue in the history of the series after Phillip Island.

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