Tag Archive: Motul TT Assen

Jun 24

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

Motul TT Assen  

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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Jun 23

Leader of the pack: Viñales back on top at Assen

Motul TT Assen  

Leader of the pack Viñales back on top at AssenMaverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) struck back after a tough Catalan GP to top Day 1 at the ‘Cathedral’ – the TT Circuit Assen – by over three tenths after a leap forward in FP2. The weather threatened in the afternoon after a fully dry FP1, but track conditions remained good enough for the field to improve in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Thrilling Thursday at the #DutchGP: Time to attack for Viñales?

Motul TT Assen

Thrilling Thursday at the DutchGP Time to attack for ViñalesPre-event and Press Conference get action underway at the TT Circuit Assen. It’s time for the Motul TT Assen – this year once again on Sunday – with the pre-event Press Conference getting things rolling on Thursday with Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team), Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar), Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) and Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) talking to the media before track action starts. 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 25

Dovizioso leads the charge in MotoGP™’s 250th race 

The Motul TT Assen is a historic round for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship for a number of reasons

MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso podium Not only is it the first time a race will be held on a Sunday at the track, but it is also the 250th race since the four-stroke MotoGP™ class was introduced in 2002. Pole position honours for this most memorable of occasions went to Ducati and Dovizioso, can they return to winning ways in the same race? Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Iannone remains on top in Assen, ready to charge

Motul TT Assen

Andrea Iannone Clouds loomed overhead but no signs of rain during MotoGP™ FP2, Iannone showing no signs of slowing down again. Read the rest of this entry »

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