Tag Archive: MotoGP

Dec 16

Jorge Lorenzo triumphs in Abu Dhabi endurance event

Jorge Lorenzo played a successful role in a 12-hour endurance event over the weekend at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit.

Lorenzo shines in the endurance test in Abu DhabiDriving a Ferrari 458 GT3 Challenge Evo, the double MotoGP™ World title winner demonstrated his four-wheel skills once again to come out on top in the ‘Gentleman’ category of the event.

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Dec 15

Marquez ends 2014 with Superprestigio DTX win

Marc Marquez has ended a spectacular year in style by winning Saturday night’s Superprestigio DTX in Barcelona.

Marquez ends 2014 with Superprestigio DTX winThe MotoGP™ World Champion came out on top following an entertaining battle with Jared Mees, the reigning AMA Grand National Champion, as Kenny Noyes completed the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Marquez on move to Andorra

He as been living up until now in his home town of Cervera

MotoGP logo The MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez explained his move to Andorra on Friday at the press conference ahead of the Superprestigio DTX event in Barcelona, following criticism from some quarters in Spain over his motivations for the change. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

The Off-Season Show returns!

The Off-Season Show – Series 3

MotoGP logo The MotoGP™ season may be over, but your viewing experience continues as The Off-Season Show returns on Monday for its third series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Tickets for 2015 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas on sale Friday, Dec. 5

COTA’s 2015 MotoGP event features many new fan-friendly options

April MotoGP™ race at Circuit of The Americas to feature a one-of-a-kind display of Evel Knievel’s personal memorabilia and the return of the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show to downtown Austin. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Todt says Red Bull’s twin-turbo plan ‘nonsense’

FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly crisis-struck world of formula one.

2014-06-14-1001 Two backmarkers collapsed in 2014 and three other outfits are furious about the concentration of power and income in the paddock. Efforts to cut costs this year notably failed, and fingers of blame have been pointed in the direction of the sport’s ultra low-profile Todt, who many are now contrasting with his dictatorial predecessor Max Mosley. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Hamilton wants to keep number 44 in 2015

2014 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to keep his personal race number 44 next year rather than switch to number 1.

Hamilton - UK flag Traditionally, the reigning world champion in F1 wears the coveted number 1. But a change early in 2014, mimicking the system in MotoGP, meant drivers were able to pick their own number between 2 and 99 to keep for the rest of their careers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Qatar to break F1 fee record in 2017 – report

Qatar, the small Arab country, looks set to break F1’s record for the highest-paying grand prix host.

F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, who is close to the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, cited ‘sources’ in reporting that Qatar looks set to pay about $78 million a year beginning with its first race no later than 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Double Finish Ends PBM MotoGP Era

With one of the strongest fields of the year assembled

2014-08-31-0034 The Penrith-based Paul Bird Motorsport team brought down the curtain on their three-year MotoGP participation with another fitting double finish in the GP Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana.    Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Last-lap surge from Rossi results in Valencia MotoGP™ pole position

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Qualifying
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Valencia MotoGP QP2 In blustery conditions at the Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi seized his first MotoGP pole position since the 2010 French Grand Prix as the nine-time World Champion sets his sights on a third victory in 2014.

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Nov 07

Fast-starting Marquez tops both sessions in Friday MotoGP™ practice at Valencia

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible way as the 2014 MotoGP™ World Champion topped both Friday practice sessions at the Valencia Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Bridgestone MotoGP Valencia preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 18 preview

MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ season finale takes place at Valencia’s Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, a tight and technical circuit with an unbalanced layout and a stadium-like atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Renault recruits Illien to improve F1 engine

Renault has recruited renowned F1 engine guru Mario Illien as it and works partner Red Bull vow to close the gap on dominant Mercedes.

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (18) As efforts to relax the sport’s so-called engine ‘freeze’ look set to fail in the face of Mercedes’ defiance, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reveals that Renault has hit back by signing up one of the most famous engine designers in F1 history. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Extremely hot and humid temperatures over the race weekend created trying conditions for the riders

MotoGP logoIn sweltering conditions at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit last Sunday, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won his twelfth race of the 2014 season ahead of the determined Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 26

Sepang success makes it twelve MotoGP wins for Marquez in 2014

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez equalled Mick Doohan’s premier-class record of twelve wins in one season after the newly-crowned MotoGP champion won a gruelling battle in sweltering conditions at Sepang International Circuit.

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Oct 25

Marquez runs hot in scorching conditions at Sepang to set new circuit record

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Qualifying
Marc-Marquez---Repsol-Honda---Malaysian-MotoGP-QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in record-breaking form during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the 2014 World Champion set the quickest ever time at the Sepang circuit to become the first rider to achieve thirteen pole positions in a MotoGP™ season.

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Oct 21

Australian MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Bridgestone introduced an asymmetric front slick at Phillip Island

MotoGP - Opening lap of the 2014 Australian MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix last Sunday, leading a Yamaha sweep of the podium in a race where rapidly cooling temperatures created challenging conditions for the riders. Read the rest of this entry »

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