Tag Archive: Marco Melandri

Oct 20

Sharp Jonathan Rea sets pace in early Jerez run

Alex Lowes and Marco Melandri were also in top 3

The opening WorldSBK session at Jerez saw a series of fast laps in the final minutes and ended with Rea on top.

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Sep 30

French WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea seals third successive title with victory in France 

French WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea seals third successive title with victory in France 

French WorldSBK Day 2 - Rea seals third successive title with victory in France Jonathan Rea charged to an excellent victory at the Magny-Cours circuit in France on Saturday to secure a historic third consecutive WorldSBK title, crossing the line over 16 seconds ahead of second placed Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) finishing third.

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Sep 28

Magny-Cours manufacturer’s milestones 

Ahead of the 11th Round of the season, take a look at how successful manufactures have been in France

Aprilia have won three times at Magny-Cours: with Max Biaggi in the second 2010 race and a double 1-2 in 2014, when Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli took wins. Last year the best results for Aprilia were scored by Lorenzo Savadori: 5th in Race 1 and 6th in Race 2. Aprilia started from pole here two years ago with Leon Haslam, which was their last pole to date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

German WorldSBK Day 3 – Davies dominates to take double in Germany 

Davies dominates to take double in Germany 

German WorldSBK Day 3 - Davies dominates to take double in Germany Ducati secure double podium with Rea continuing podium run. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) wrapped up a superb weekend on Sunday with his second victory of the Prosecco DOC German Round in Race 2, whilst Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also secured podium results. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Davies: “We did some important work”

Aruba.it Racing – Ducati pair feeling strong in Germany

At the circuit he dominated around last season, Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) put in a solid two days worth of testing around Lausitzring, as his team-mate Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) began to learn the circuit upon his return to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Italian WorldSBK Day Two – Davies registers dominant win in curtailed race 

Imola Circuit Day Two

Italian WorldSBK Day Two - Davies registers dominant win in curtailed race At his team’s home round Ducati man Davies scores runaway win from pole, with Rea and Melandri also on the podium in a shortened race.

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Apr 01

MotorLand Aragon Day 2 – Five from five for brilliant Rea at Aragon

Five from five for brilliant Rea at Aragon

MotorLand Aragon Day 2 - Five from five for brilliant Rea at AragonRea wins Saturday race after duel with Davies who crashed out late, as Melandri and Sykes complete the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 28

WSBK: The future of Ducati: Davies stays – Melandri returns

Veteran rider back in the WorldSBK paddock to partner Championship contender Davies

Marco Melandri is set to make a return to the World Superbike paddock in 2017, as the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team announce the Italian as partner to staying talent Chaz Davies. Davies was widely expected to stay with the Borgo Panigale factory as has been officially confirmed to be doing so. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Experienced Italian rider Marco Melandri makes a welcome return to MotoGP™ in 2015 with Aprilia and the new Factory Aprilia Gresini team

Marco Melandri motivated by developing Aprilia machine in MotoGP

Marco Melandri face Ahead of the forthcoming preseason tests in Sepang in February motogp.com caught up with Melandri to get his thoughts on his return to the Grand Prix scene. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

Melandri edges out Guintoli for the win in Race 2

Melandri elevates himself to third place in the standings

WSBK - Race 2 Podium In similar conditions to the opening race of the day, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 2 at Magny-Cours as he crossed the finish line with a 2.6 second advantage over Sylvain Guintoli.

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Oct 05

Guintoli wins Race 1 and narrows the gap to championship lead

Thanks to his 3rd win of the year

WSBK - Race 1 podium Local rider Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 1 in front of an enthusiastic crowd by edging out at the finish line his teammate Marco Melandri. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

Melandri dominates race day as Guintoli narrows the gap to Sykes

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WSBK - Melandri Day 3 The Spanish Round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship proved to be as important as expected for this year’s title race.

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Sep 07

Melandri does the double, van der Mark clinches WSS title

The experienced Italian rider elevated himself into the lead in the final third of the encounter

WSBK - Race 2 podium Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) took his second double of the year today after another dominating performance at Jerez in race 2.

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Sep 07

Melandri wins an exciting race 1

Melandri scored his 4th win as factory Aprilia rider and the 17th of his career.

WSBK - Race 1 podium In one of the closest races of the season so far Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has taken the win in race one at Jerez after a 20 lap encounter that saw the leading group of eight riders exchanging places at almost every turn in the early stages. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Riders attend Equestrian show as WSBK returns to Spain

A selection of riders have attended a special show performed by the Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre

WSBK - All_riders_entrance As a prelude to the Spanish Round about to get underway, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship paid a visit to one of the most famous institutions of both Jerez de la Frontera and the whole Country of Spain.

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Jul 13

Sykes wins a hectic Race 2 at Laguna Seca

“The aim was to win the race” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Laguna Seca - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second WSBK race at Laguna Seca was as hot on track as the air temperature as after two red flags and restarts, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) came out victorious in the 7 lap sprint race that put an end to the ninth round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which saw a total 49,408 attendants during the three days.

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Jun 20

Giugliano rises to the top in opening day

 The Ducati pairing of Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies elevated themselves

WSBK - Davide Giugliano, Ducati Superbike Team After topping FP1 earlier today, Italian Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) was displaced at the top of the combined standings by compatriot Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) and reigning champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

Melandri does the double in Malaysia

“We really needed this double!” – Marco Melandri

WSBK - Melandri Day 3 Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) came out victorious in the second World Superbike race of the day at the Sepang International Circuit, making it two out of two in front of an enthusiastic Malaysian crowd that reached a total of 34,528 spectatorsover the three days.

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Jun 08

Melandri takes maiden victory on the RSV4 in Race 1

Race two will begin at 16:30 local time.

WSBK - Sepang  - Race 1 podium The first ever race at Sepang for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was a thriller, with Aprilia Racing Team’s Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli locked in a titanic battle for victory until the flag.

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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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