Tag Archive: Johann Zarco

Aug 12

Marquez shocks to top FP3 shootout and the march to Q2

Marquez, Zarco lead the way – with Rossi and Iannone moving up as Pedrosa heads for Q1

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) pulled out a surprise in FP3 at the Red Bull Ring, taking to the top of the timesheets by more than four tenths to head the direct entrants to Q2.

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Jun 24

Tour de force: Zarco stuns Assen for first MotoGP™ pole position

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Tour de force Zarco stuns Assen for first MotoGP™ pole positionFrench rookie lights up the Dutch GP for an incredible first premier class pole position. Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) took his first ever premier class pole position at the Dutch GP, dueling it out with reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the final few seconds ticked down.

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Oct 30

#DoviOnCloud9: Dovizioso storms Sepang as ninth winner of 2016

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MotoGP - Valentino Rossi The unbelievable becomes the reality once again this season as ‘DesmoDovi’ emerges from the spray to be crowned the ninth winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

The history maker: Zarco’s journey to Moto2™ crown number two

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Moto2 - Johann Zarco Ajo Motorsport rider becomes the first to defend the Moto2™ Championship and the first Frenchman to win more than one title in Grand Prix racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

‘DesmoDovi’ reigns wet Sepang for pole number 2 of 2016

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MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso Rossi and Lorenzo complete the front row as Crutchlow salvages impressive P5 in a washed out Q2.  Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took a stunning pole position at Sepang International Circuit, as the Italian veteran sliced half a second off the time at the top and remained unthreatened. Compatriot Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took P2 on his final lap, just edging out teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Sepang: pushing the limits of man and machine

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SBK Motul logo black A new track surface and a new World Champion – but the same spectacular venue. Sepang International Circuit is a world-leading facility. With the main grandstand sandwiched between the main and back straights, fans are bombarded with the sound of MotoGP™ from two sides as the riders hit some spectacular speeds.

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Oct 15

Pole 64: Historic Rossi equals Marquez and Lorenzo’s qualifying records

9-time World Champion top as the number 93 falters – and a bruised ‘Spartan’ pulls out a fast one

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) will start from pole at the Twin Ring Motegi for the Japanese GP, as the Italian legend fought off Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in a close Q2 to take his 64th pole – and equal the number of pole positions held by both Marquez and Rossi’s teammate, reigning Champion Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

MotoGP: Motul Grand Prix of Japan, Gamble or hold, Marquez’ first match point in Motegi

Points leader faces his first chance at the title – and has another shot at taking his first win at the home of Honda

MotoGP Motul Grand Prix of Japan The Twin Ring Motegi has made a legend for itself since its construction in 1997. Built by Honda as a test facility, MotoGP™ touched down on the circuit for the first time at the turn of the millennium and the first part of what has now become a multi-chapter action adventure was written.

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Sep 05

Behind the yellow curtain: Misano awaits as Marquez and Lorenzo look to strike back

Rossi gains at Silverstone before the paddock heads to his homeland – with the Spanish ready for a fight

2016-09-04-0065 Championship contender Valentino Rossi took a stunning podium at the British GP despite the track having proved a tough one for the 9-time champion in the past.

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Jun 05

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya: Rossi gets revenge in Barcelona thriller

A race full of drama saw Rossi win a thrilling battle over Marquez as Iannone takes out Lorenzo

MotoGP - Rossi gets revenge in Barcelona thriller Anticipation for the MotoGP™ World Championship race at the circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya continued to grow as the riders sat on the grid, hiding from the scorching sun beneath their umbrellas.

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Jun 04

Marquez leads front row of local heroes

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MotoGP - Marc Márquez Marc Marquez continued to be the man to beat in Catalunya as he sprinted to his third pole of the 2016 season.

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May 04

MotoGP™ riders travel back in time

On Wednesday ahead of the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France

MotoGP™ riders travel back in time Loris Baz, Tito Rabat, Johann Zarco, Alexis Masbou, Niccolo Antonelli and Fabio Quartararo take a trip to the historic “Château de Lude”.

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May 02

No clear favourite in ever tightening MotoGP™ championship

Valentino Rossi may have been untouchable in Jerez, but the MotoGP™ Championship is building towards an all out brawl

MotoGP logo Heading into the Spanish GP, riders in the MotoGP™ World Championship were playing catch up to Marc Marquez. The Repsol Honda rider had vanished into the distance at the Circuit of the Americas and everyone was left wondering if he’d do the same at home in Jerez.

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Apr 03

Magic Marquez remains calm in dramatic MotoGP race

Valentino Rossi 2nd and Dani Pedrosa 3rd

MotoGP - Marc Marquez A faultless flag-to-flag race by Marc Marquez saw him dominate the Argentina GP, running away with victory from Rossi and Pedrosa. Read the rest of this entry »

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