The first day of the weekend was subjected to heavy rain and the coldest track temperatures yet recorded this season
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Round 13: San Marino and Rimini MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2
Part of the Hertz British Grand Prix
This past weekend Scottish-born / Canadian resident Ben Young earned his first points of the British Superbike (BSB) Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship season. He finished 12th with a inspired ride aboard his #40 GR Motosport’s Team WD-40 ZX10 at Silverstone, UK.
The warmer weather created good conditions for Marquez and Lorenzo to set a fierce pace at the front of the field
Mahindra Racing statement
Mahindra Racing’s trailblazing decision to take on the world’s best at the highest level of motorcycle racing has won the team plaudits in India and much respect among the MotoGP community. From 2015, India’s first and only MotoGP manufacturer, will renew its focus on bike development, following a strong performance during the current season.
Jacques Villeneuve has slammed Max Verstappen’s 2015 debut as “the worst thing ever for formula one”.
1997 world champion Villeneuve, who raced in F1 against Dutch youngster Verstappen’s father Jos, thinks Red Bull’s decision to promote a 16-year-old who hasn’t “paid his dues” will render the value of a race seat at the pinnacle of motor sport “meaningless”.
There was a MotoGP group test at Brno on Monday
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa won his first Grand Prix of the year at Brno last weekend, breaking the winning streak of his teammate Marc Marquez. For the second race in a row, second and third place went to the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi respectively.
Round 11: Czech Republic Grand Prix – Free Practice 1&2
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez showed supreme pace in all conditions on the first day of practice for the Czech Republic Grand Prix, clocking the quickest time of the day in the dry morning Free Practice 1 session before also producing the best time on wet tyres during a rainy Free Practice 2.
“The much quicker pace this year at IMS did make the track more severe for tyres, but not to an extreme level.”
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won at Indianapolis to continue his perfect run of form and make it ten wins from ten starts in 2014. Finishing in second and third place respectively were the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.
One lucky winner to join Sahara Force India at Italian Grand Prix
TW Steel, the global brand ‘Big in Oversized Watches’ is excited to offer one lucky member of the public the opportunity to literally experience Formula One™ up-close and personal as a team member of Sahara Force India Formula One™ Team at the Italian Grand Prix, 5th-7th September.
Or maybe the German fans listened to their reigning world champion.
World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim last weekend. After buzzing atmospheres and big crowds in Canada, Austria and Silverstone, the empty seats for the German grand prix were conspicuous.