Tag Archive: Jerez

Jan 28

Pic joins Rapax Team for 2016 GP2 Series title tilt

Ambitious objectives for Arthur and his new team, Frenchman already feeling perfectly at home

Arthur Pic logo Arthur Pic will compete with title-winning outfit Rapax Team for their assault on the 2016 GP2 Series championship. The 24-year-old, now contesting his third season in the FIA’s official Formula 1 feeder series, will be looking to gain even more podiums and victories in his new venture with the competitive Italian entry, which has claimed two championships and numerous race wins since its inception in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Further frogress for Ducati duo Davies and Giugliano

Aruba.it Racing – Ducati riders focus on chassis and electronics in Jerez

After the first tests of 2016 in Portimão last week, the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team carried on with their testing program at the collective test in Jerez de la Frontera, the last opportunity before flying to Australia for the season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Confidence boost for Hayden and van der Mark after final European test at Jerez

Hayden once again completed an impressive number of laps

Honda-WSBK - Confidence boost for Hayden and van der Mark after final European test at Jerez The last pre-season private test has come to an end for the Honda World Superbike Team, who now head confidently towards the start of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship campaign.

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Jan 27

Sykes Fastest on Day 1

Kawasaki top the timings after first day on track in Jerez

2013 World Champion Tom Sykes was fastest on Day 1 of the Jerez test, with Chaz Davies piloting his Ducati 1199 Panigale R second fastest by the end of the day, just over a tenth and a half behind. Reigning champion Jonathan Rea ended the day third, just ahead of new Kentucky kid on the block, Honda’s Nicky Hayden. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Arden International GP3 Series driver announcement

FR2.0 Champion Aitken joins Arden in GP3 title pursuit

Arden International - Jack Aitken Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and ALPS 2015 Champion Jack Aitken graduates to GP3 with Arden International following winter testing program. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Lowes to start rehab on shoulder in January

Medical check-up for Englishman following testing crash

Alex Lowes has undergone a medical check following the Turn 3 crash in Jerez testing on Wednesday of last week.

The Pata Yamaha World Superbike Team rider was left with ‘severely compromised movement’ in his left shoulder and arm following the crash, a highside through what is the first left-handed corner on the Jerez circuit.

 

Having missed the last two days of the test having traveled home to the UK, Lowes was reviewed by doctors on Wednesday.

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Nov 27

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez

This was the last outing of the year for the Dutch-based outfit before the start of the testing ban

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez The Honda World Superbike Team completed a three-day test at Circuito de Jerez today in readiness for the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Nov 26

Marquez still ‘trying to understand’ limit of Michelin tyres

Marc Marquez sets a fast time at Jerez but admits he is still some way off an ideal setting with new tyres, electronics and engine.

Marquez still ‘trying to understand’ limit of Michelin tyresMarc Marquez spent his first day testing at Jerez working his way through a sizeable workload as he tested Honda’s 2016 engine, the new Magneti Marelli electronics package and Michelin tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Rea leads as Althea runs BMW for first time

All-important test commences in south of Spain

It was WorldSBK Champion Jonathan Rea who topped the timesheets as a critical 2016 pre-season test began in Jerez on Monday. Several teams are present this week.

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Nov 05

Yamaha takes successful first steps to Superbike return

Successfully achieving its objectives, the initial test programme focused on familiarising the new riders

Yamaha Motor Europe’s return to the FIM Superbike World Championship began in earnest this week with a preliminary two-day test at the Circuito de Jerez, in Spain, introducing riders Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli to the new Pata Yamaha YZF-R1.

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Oct 18

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Nyck de Vries takes his first victory in the season finale

De Vries is the boss

Nyck de Vries takes his first victory in the season finale Winner of the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, Nyck de Vries (DAMS) takes his first victory in the season finale of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Oct 17

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Maiden pole for Tom Dillmann in Jerez

Tom Dillmann remained in command when the drivers came in for new tyres

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - Maiden pole for Tom Dillmann in Jerez Tom Dillmann (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) secured the first pole of his Formula Renault 3.5 Series career at the Circuito de Jerez on Saturday, the French driver’s benchmark time of 1:28.621 putting him atop the grid from the newly crowned champion Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports), rookie Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport), Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports) and Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus).

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Oct 16

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Explosive finales at Jerez

This coming 17 and 18 October, Circuito de Jerez will welcome the World Series by Renault season finale !

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The Renault Sport Trophy, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 Series will be in action at a meeting where the final four titles will be decided. In addition to this suspense, the Spanish spectators will be spoiled with an array of activities, including the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show starring Pierre Gasly. Free tickets are available on www.worldseriesbyrenault.com.

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Oct 13

Carlos Sainz to star in F1 show at Jerez

Like at Motorland Aragon for the opening meeting, Carlos Sainz will star in Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show at Jerez

Carlos Sainz to star in F1 show at JerezEuropean Cup in 2011, the runner-up in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 that very season, and the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series champion, with seven wins and seven poles in 17 races, the 20-year-old Carlos Sainz is now starring with the Scuderia Toro Rosso in Formula One.

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Sep 20

Davies returns to winning ways in Race 2 at Jerez

Aprilia pair join Ducati winner on the podium as Rea and Sykes complete top 5.

WSBK - Chaz Davies Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team) went one better than in race 1 to win the second race of the day at a very hot and sunny Jerez Circuit in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Sykes fastest in FP1 at Jerez

Holidays over, racing resumes with 0.099s covering the top 3.

With the summer break over normal WorldSBK service resumed with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) topping the times at Jerez in FP1 as the Pirelli Spanish round began thanks to his 1.41.957s lap time set midway through the 45 minute session. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

History class for WorldSBK riders at Jerez

Riders take a tour around the Alcazar before meeting the fans.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteAhead of tomorrow’s opening day of on-track action at the Pirelli Spanish Round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, a selection of riders were invited to visit the historical Alcazar of Jerez, an 12th century Moorish fortress located in the city of Jerez de la Frontera, before attending an autograph session at the neighbouring Plaza del Arenal. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Spain in WorldSBK history

Plenty of World Superbike history has been made in Spain

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white More will come this weekend – and it could include a title-crowning moment. The first WorldSBK event to be staged in Spain came back in the third year of the series, 1990, when Jerez hosted a round in March. It proved a precursor of what was to come, as France’s Raymond Roche did the double en route to that year’s world title. During the season he only lost the overall lead once, after Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Spanish MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

“Jerez is a circuit that requires high levels of stability and feel from the front of the bike”

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 Spanish Grand Prix at Circuito de Jerez Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was in peerless form throughout the Spanish Grand Prix race weekend, culminating in a masterful race victory ahead of Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Lorenzo annihilates Jerez circuit record in dominant Spanish Grand Prix victory

Round 4: Spanish MotoGP™- Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Spanish MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo underlined his dominance this weekend at Jerez by speeding to victory at the Spanish Grand Prix, setting a new Circuit Record Lap time on his way to the chequered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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