Tag Archive: Free Practice

May 09

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix free practice report

Spain Formula One Grand Prix free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona.

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Mar 28

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix free practice report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang.

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Mar 14

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix free practice report

Australian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Aug 23

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix free practice report

Belgium Grand Prix Formula One free practice

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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May 10

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix free practice report (updated)

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.

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Oct 26

Formula One teams Indian Grand Prix free practice report

Indian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

BuddhInternational CircuitToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Buddh International Circuit just outside New Delhi.

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Oct 05

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix free practice report

Japanese Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka logoToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Suzuka Circuit.

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Jun 22

Formula One teams European Grand Prix free practice report

European Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Valencia. Valencia Street Circuit logo

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May 24

Cecotto leads the way in Monaco

Venezuelan on top in free practice 

GP2 - Monaco - Johnny Cecotto (Barwa Addax Team)GP2 SeriesJohnny Cecotto has set the pace in this morning’s free practice session in Monaco, stealing the top spot as the chequered flag dropped to lead home Series leader Davide Valsecchi and Fabio Leimer as the teams get ready for this afternoon’s qualifying session in the fabled principality.

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May 06

MotoGP : Determined Stoner takes first win at Estoril (updated)

Round 3: Portuguese MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - 2012 Estoril MotoGP Race Winner Casey StonerMotoGP logoRepsol Honda’s Casey Stoner has now won a MotoGP™ race at every circuit on the calendar after the Australian took his second successive victory in a strong performance at Estoril.

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May 05

MotoGP: Stoner snatches pole position in Portugal

Round 3: Portuguese MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Ben Spies 2012 Estoril MotoGP FP2MotoGP - Casey Stoner 2012 Estoril MotoGP FP2Casey Stoner continued Repsol Honda’s dominance at Estoril this weekend as the reigning MotoGP™ champion snatched pole position from teammate Dani Pedrosa by just 0.013 seconds in a tightly contested qualifying session that saw the top eleven riders split by just one second.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

MotoGP: Stoner tops Friday timesheets at Estoril

Round 3: Portuguese MotoGP™ – Free Practice One and Two

MotoGP - Ben Spies 2012 Estoril MotoGP FP2MotoGP - Casey Stoner 2012 Estoril MotoGP FP2Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner took over where he left off at Jerez by setting a benchmark time of 1m 38.396s in FP2 to top the Friday timesheets ahead of Yamaha Factory Racing’s Ben Spies and Monster Tech3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Round 3: Giedo van der Garde flies to Sakhir pole (+ results)

Qualifying : Caterham Racing driver steals Davide Valsecchi’s thunder
Free practice : Max Chilton sets the pace in Sakhir –
Carlin racer quickest in free practice
 

GP2 - Max Chilton (Carlin)GP2 - Giedo van der Garde (Caterham Racing)

Giedo van der Garde is a happy man: the Caterham Racing driver claimed today’s pole position at the Bahrain International Circuit in 1:42.451, one tenth quicker than Davide Valsecchi. Fabio Leimer took P3 in an thrilling qualifying session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Van der Drift pips Sirotkin to Marrakech Race 2 win

Chris Van der Drift is the second “king” of the Marrakech Auto GP weekend, after winning today’s race 2 with a stunning performance.

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Chris Van der DriftIn a season that already saw 5 different winners in 6 rounds, the Kiwi driver bagged the first success for him and MP Motorsport thanks to both a masterful drive and a very good job by his pit-wall staff. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Campana beats Quaife-Hobbs to Marrakech Race 1 win

Sergio Campana is the fourth different winner of the Auto GP 2012 season

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Sergio Campana ROM_WinThe Italian F3 Champion took an amazing success crossing the line with an advantage of just two tenths on championship leader Adrian Quaife-Hobbs, after a glowing-hot fight in the last five laps of the Race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Sticky: Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix free practice report

Chinese Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Shanghai circuitToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai.

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Apr 13

Sirotkin takes Marrakech pole

Sergey Sirotkin will start from pole position in tomorrow’s Race 1 on the Marrakech Moulay El Hassan circuit.

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Sergey SirotkinThe Russian driver of Euronova Racing was quickest in a session that was stopped two times in the last 10 minutes, spoiling the plans of teams and drivers: the red flag was waved a first time after Yann Cunha stopped on track for a technical issue with 10 minutes to go, and again when also Giacomo Ricci’s car came to a halt with just 5 minutes to the end of the session.

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Apr 13

Marrakech, Free Practice 2: Quaife-Hobbs takes the lead

Championship leader Adrian Quaife-Hobbs was quickest at the end of the second Auto GP practice on the Moulay El Hassan circuit in Marrakech.

Auto GP World SeriesAuto GP - Adrian Quaife-HobbsThe brit of SuperNova topped the sheets with a 1’29”336 that was nearly 3 tenths better than his fastest rival. Even more impressively, Quaife-Hobbs managed to keep the lead despite missing half of the session due to a spin and a consequent engine stall that forced the marshals to push his car off the track.

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Apr 13

Campana tops first Marrakech practice

Sergio Campana topped the timesheets in the first Free Practice session on the Moulay El Hassan circuit in Marrakech.

Auto GP - Sergio CampanaAuto GP World SeriesThe reigning Italian F3 Champion posted the fastest lap right in the last minutes of a session that was made particularly tricky by a brief rain shower that dampened the track with just 40 minutes to the green light. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Formula One teams Indian Grand Prix free practice report

Indian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

BuddhInternational CircuitToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in India.

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Oct 16

Stoner does it in style for his second title with Bridgestone

Round 16: Australian GP – Race

MotoGP - Australia - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerMotoGP - Australia - Phillip Island - Casey Stoner - Ducati - Nicky HaydenCasey Stoner was crowned the 2011 MotoGP World Champion in Australia today with a characteristically dominant victory at Phillip Island, on his birthday, and marking a number of milestones including his second world crown.

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Oct 15

Stoner top in qualifying using the new softer rear Bridgestone

Round 16: Australian GP – Qualifying

MotoGP - Australia - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerMotoGP - Australia - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoCasey Stoner continued his dominant form at Phillip Island today with his fourth consecutive pole position at his home Grand Prix, prompting adoring fans to rename the venue ‘Casey’s Island’. His best lap came using the soft front slick and the softer option rear.

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Oct 14

Sticky: Formula One teams Korean Grand Prix free practice report

Korean Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Korea International CircuitToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Korea.

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Oct 14

Stoner sets pace on opening day in Australia

Round 16: Australian GP – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Australia - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoMotoGP - Australia - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerCasey Stoner got his home Grand Prix off to a great start today, heading the timesheets in both free practice sessions aboard his Repsol Honda machine. As the conditions changed between the two sessions, Stoner’s best lap actually came in the morning’s session, as it did for half of the riders in the top ten, and was just 0.4seconds off the lap record.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Sticky: Japanese Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Japanese Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka logoToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Suzuka.

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Sep 17

Another new pole record falls to Stoner in Aragon

Round 14: Aragon GP – Qualifying

MotoGP - Aragon - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerMotoGP - Aragon - Repsol Honda Team - Dani PedrosaThe fifth new pole position record of the season fell today, again at the hands of Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner who in doing so secured his 30th pole position start on Bridgestone tyres for tomorrow’s Aragon GP.

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Sep 16

Pedrosa fastest in morning before second practice postponed‏

Round 14: Aragon GP – Free Practice One

MotoGP - Aragon - Repsol Honda Team - Dani PedrosaMotoGP - Aragon - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoDani Pedrosa led the way in the morning’s 45-minute free practice session at Motorland Aragon, setting his best lap on his last of the session to go almost half a second clear of Jorge Lorenzo who was second fastest. Third quickest this morning was last year’s Aragon GP winner and championship leader Casey Stoner.

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Sep 04

Lorenzo takes Misano win to intensify championship fight

Round 13: San Marino GP – Race

MotoGP - Misano - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoMotoGP - Misano - Lorenzo leads Stoner and PedrosaJorge Lorenzo resisted pressure from pole-sitter Casey Stoner in the early stages of today’s 28-lap race to take a dominant victory and set a new lap record. Dani Pedrosa chased down Stoner and passed him on lap 23 to finish second, meaning that Stoner’s championship lead over Lorenzo is now down to 35 points leaving the title wide open for the remaining five races of the season.

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Sep 03

New Misano pole position record for Stoner, on race tyres

Round 13: San Marino GP – Qualifying

MotoGP - San Marino - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoMotoGP - San Marino - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerCasey Stoner secured his eighth pole position of the season in Misano today, and in doing so set a new circuit pole position record. The old record was set by the Australian in 2008 in the era of tyre competition on Bridgestone’s high-grip qualifying tyres, but now in the Official Tyre Supplier era there are no qualifying tyres meaning that Stoner’s new record was set on race rubber.

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Sep 02

Lorenzo starts strongly in Misano, under the lap record already

Round 13: San Marino GP – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - San Marino GP - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerMotoGP - San Marino GP - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoJorge Lorenzo finished the first day of free practice for the San Marino Grand Prix on the top of the timesheets, using the hard compound slicks front and rear to dip under the existing lap record, a 1m 34.340 set by Dani Pedrosa last year.

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