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Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup prepares to turn potential into performance at Sentul International Circuit
A field of 22 young racers from across Asia will be raring to go in the second round of the season
The Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup, a brand new motorsport series aimed at promoting young riders hoping to compete at the highest level of international motorcycle racing, reaches the Sentul International Circuit in Indonesia on Sunday 4 May 2014.
Pirtek will be co-sponsor of the Red Bull Pirtek Commodore of two-time world MotoGP champion Casey Stoner
One of the most iconic brands in the modern history of V8 Supercar racing will return to the track this year alongside a couple of the biggest names in world motorsport. Stoner, who retired from MotoGP racing at the end of last year, will drive a car entered by Triple Eight Race Engineering in the Dunlop V8 Series – the development category for the V8 Supercar championship.
The Phillip Island circuit has a very high average speed and creates extreme rear tyre temperatures
Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner took his sixth consecutive victory at Phillip Island ahead of newly-crowned World Champion Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo in second place, while Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Cal Crutchlow completed the podium in third place.
Once again Stoner was the only rider to lap in the 1’29 bracket today
Casey Stoner further enhanced his reputation as ‘King of the Island’ after slinging his Repsol Honda RC213V around the Phillip Island circuit in a time of 1’29.623 in Qualifying to seize pole position for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix.
Track conditions varied greatly over the weekend, with riders experiencing from fully wet to fully dry
This year’s Malaysian Grand Prix was affected by an intense tropical downpour that resulted in the race being red-flagged after thirteen laps. Repsol’s Honda Dani Pedrosa claimed victory at a soaked Sepang ahead Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo in second place and teammate Casey Stoner who finished third.
In a hard-fought MotoGP™ race at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello
It was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who stormed to a dominant victory ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso. Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa led into turn one, however Lorenzo got past into the lead within a few bends, as the grid diced for positions in the early stages.
Round 8: German Grand Prix – Qualifying Practice
Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner will start on pole position for tomorrow’s German Grand Prix after the reigning champion was quickest in a thrilling qualifying session in which seven riders battled for the top spot all the way until the end of the session.
For the first time, the new specification front slick was available to riders in more than one compound option at Silverstone.
Last weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone was a thrilling encounter where Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo claimed his third MotoGP™ win in a row ahead of the Repsol Honda duo of Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa who placed second and third respectively.
Jorge Lorenzo to defend point lead againts Casey Stoner at home at Circuit de Catalunya
The technical layout of the Circuit de Catalunya, the venue for round five of the 2012 MotoGP™ World Championship, is one of the toughest on the calendar for Bridgestone’s MotoGP™ tyres and has produced many memorable races over the years.