Tag Archive: Moto2

Aug 14

Moto2™ and Moto3™ back on track at the Red Bull Ring

Post-race test for the intermediate and lightweight classes fires up in Austria

Moto2™ and Moto3™ back on track at the Red Bull RingAfter a high-calibre showdown on Sunday at the Red Bull Ring, Moto2™ and Moto3™ were back out on track on Monday for a one day Official Test.
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Jul 02

Marquez returns to reign the Sachsenring – and recovers the lead

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Marquez returns to reign the Sachsenring - and recovers the leadReigning Champion takes eighth successive win at the Sachsenring, under pressure from a stunning rookie ride by home hero Folger. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Marquez wins shootout for Sachsenring pole number eight

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Márquez collects his 8th consecutive pole at the German trackThe ‘King of the Sachsenring’ takes his eighth successive pole at the venue in a washed out Q2 – with Petrucci hot on the chase.  Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken his eighth consecutive pole position at the Sachsenring, but it was anything but easy for the number 93 as he dueled Q1 graduate Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) for the honour under the Saturday afternoon rain.

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Jun 30

Dovizioso the man to beat on Day 1

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Dovizioso the man to beat on Day 1Championship leader fastest on Friday at the German GP. As well as leading the MotoGP™ World Championship for the first time, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) topped Day 1 at the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland to stake an early claim on the top spot this weekend after going quickest in FP1 before rain fell in the afternoon.

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Jun 27

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland: Sachsenring, the show will go on

Marquez looks to switch a lucky number seven for a magic number eight

The 3.7km, largely left-hander Sachsenring has fast become a signature venue for reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), with the Spaniard having taken an impressive run of seven victories in a row at the track, from 125cc to MotoGP™. Is the lucky number seven? Marquez will be hoping not; looking to make it eight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Morbidelli to MotoGP™ with EG 0,0 Marc VDS

Moto2™ Championship leader announced as a graduate to the premier class in 2018

Franco Morbidelli Franco Morbidelli will step up to MotoGP in 2018 after agreeing a contract extension with EG 0,0 Marc VDS in Assen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Ready, set, race: the curtain comes up at the ‘Cathedral’

Motul TT Assen

Fan favourite Assen to bring even more excitement This is the TT Circuit Assen – found under ‘fabled’ in the thesaurus. Beyond the fields and tree-lined lanes of the Drenthe province in the northeastern Netherlands nestles a foothold of motorcycling history, refined today into a ribbon of asphalt that winds its way around 18 corners hewn from a combination of flat-out bravery and tight apexes.

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Jun 06

Balance of power: will Viñales hold or fold on home turf?

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Circuit de Barcelona CatalunyaThe lead is bigger than ever as the grid look to tip the scales back against the Championship leader.  After the natural beauty and perfect curves of the Autodromo del Mugello, the MotoGP™ World Championship now heads for another breathtaking part of Europe – the Mediterranean city of Barcelona, on the Catalonian coast.

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Jun 03

Triumph to power Moto2™ World Championship from 2019

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Triumph to power Moto2™ World Championship from 2019British marque named official engine supplier for Moto2™ from 2019. Triumph Motorcycles has been announced as the exclusive engine supplier to the FIM Moto2™ World Championship, beginning in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 29

More than simply a race: this is Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

One of the most spectacular events on the calendar gets ready to ride. Nestled in the hills of Tuscany near the Italian jewel of Florence, the natural beauty of the Autodromo del Mugello is a stunning spectacle on its own.

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May 15

Home heroes and history makers arrive in Le Mans

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France 

#FrenchGP: Technical PreviewPedrosa. Marquez. Lorenzo. Rossi. Viñales. Zarco. Baz. Guintoli…Le Mans is a truly legendary venue for racing, in the Loire region of France and only a couple of hours from the City of Light, Paris.

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May 07

Inch-perfect Pedrosa unrivaled in 3000th race

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

Dani Pedrosa and his team celebrate the victory in the 3000th raceRepsol Honda rider makes history once again – with a first podium for Lorenzo at Ducati. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took an impervious victory in his home Gran Premio Red Bull de España, storming away from his first pole position since Sepang 2015 and never looking back.

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May 06

Untouchable: Pedrosa takes a stunning pole in Jerez

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP, Powerful Pedrosa, Dani takes his career's 47th pole in JerezDani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took an incredible pole position in qualifying for the Gran Premio Red Bull de España, taking to the top in the final minutes of the session and teammate Marc Marquez unable to depose him on his last lap. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Carnival time: Will Jerez light the fuse on the title fight?

Gran Premio Red Bull de España 

MotoGP™ ready for the Cathedral as the European season kicks off with a classic. After three distinct, exciting and nail-biting races to get 2017 in gear, the MotoGP™ paddock now touches down to begin the run of races at the heart of the season: Europe.

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Mar 20

Nakagami and Fenati reign in Qatar

Moto2™ preseason finishes with Nakagami out front

Takaaki Nakagami (JPN-Kalex) topped the timesheets in Moto2On Day 1 it was rain, on Day 2 it was good running, and Day 3 ended in a sandstorm and thunder and lightning. High winds throughout the day gave way to rain and sand by the third Moto3™ session, with the final outing for Moto2™ preseason then cancelled. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

Alex Marquez and Nicolo Bulega end Jerez test on top

Moto2 / Moto3 Official Test Jerez – Final

Alex Marquez and Nicolo Bulega end Jerez test on topAlex Marquez below pole lap record as testing wraps up in Jerez.  EG 0,0 Marc VDS rider below the 1:42 barrier in the first Official Moto2™ Test of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

MotoGP first Motorsport to partner with Sportradar Integrity Services

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MotoGP logo MotoGP have announced today that starting with the 2017 season, the MotoGP, the Moto2 and the Moto3 seasons will be overseen by Sportradar’s Integrity Services, as part of a wider, mulit-year integrity partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Nakagami and Di Giannantonio fastest as testing begins for 2017

Idemitsu Honda Team Asia and Gresini Racing Moto3 riders fastest as action opens

MotoGP logo Takaaki Nakagami (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) went fastest over a two day Moto2™ and Moto3™ test at the Circuito de Jerez, as many traveled from the Valencia GP to begin preparations for next season in the south of Spain. Alex Marquez (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS) was second fastest, only 0.022 behind Nakagami’s quickest lap. The two riders also went fastest on day one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™

French oil company remain the exclusive fuel supplier to the Moto2™ and Moto3™ classes for another 3 years

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™ Total are to stay on board with the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship as official fuel supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ for another three years, until 2019. Founded in 1924, the company is a global integrated energy producer and provider, and in 2016 has supplied fuel to both the Moto2™ and Moto3™ FIM World Championships: an important challenge set to continue for three more seasons.

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Nov 13

Signature sign off: Lorenzo’s final masterpiece in blue

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Signature sign off Lorenzo's final masterpiece in blue In his 250th Grand Prix start, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo said goodbye to that title in stunning style, as the ‘Spartan’ took a lights-to-flag signature victory in his final appearance in blue.

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