Tag Archive: Qatar

Nov 29

Mr WTCC Muller returns for Qatar showdown

He will replace Néstor Girolami

Mr WTCC Muller returns for Qatar showdownThe most successful driver in the history of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will be back on track when the 2017 season reaches its winner-takes-all climax in Qatar this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

WTCC: Qatar next as wide-open WTCC season gets set for thrilling finale

Thed Björk heads Norbert Michelisz by 6.5 points in the battle to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Drivers

Qatar next as wide-open WTCC season gets set for thrilling finaleThe 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship season heads to Qatar next for a thrilling showdown with three prestigious titles still up for grabs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Brand new podium experience introduced in Qatar

Parc Ferme closer than ever before to the fans

Brand new podium experience introduced in QatarEver popular and unique to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, the Paddock Show is a fan favourite and is continuing to grow year on year, and in Qatar it bring it even closer, with an all new look which will introduce a brand new podium experience for the fans and riders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Paddock entertainment set to light up Qatar experience 

Don’t hide between the shadows when bikes aren’t on track

If you’re heading to the Acerbis Qatar Round for the final racing action of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship season, then you certainly won’t be bored at the Losail International Circuit with plenty to keep you entertained over the weekend. Getting excited about seeing the history making Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) out on track? We don’t blame you, but there is even more to keep you excited this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Don’t miss out the last round of 2017 WorldSBK under the floodlights

Tickets still on sale for the Acerbis Qatar Round

For the fourth year in a row, Losail International Circuit is set to host the finale of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Qatar from 2nd – 4th November 2017.

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Oct 27

ACERBIS set to back Qatar WorldSBK Round

Italian action sports company to support final 2017 Round

ACERBIS set to back Qatar WorldSBK RoundAs the curtains are set to close on the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, ACERBIS and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce their partnership will spread to the shining lights of Qatar, for the ACERBIS Qatar Round from 2nd – 4th November. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Desert stormed: Viñales draws first blood in 2017

Yamaha vs Ducati as Qatar stages an opener to remember. Showtime? The curtain’s up…

Rain, delays, uncertainty and a decision for a slightly shortened race distance prefaced the 20 laps that then blew the drama out the water: MotoGP™ is back for 2017, and in some style.

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Mar 17

Pedrosa talks rivals, pressure and 2017

A quick Q&A with the Repsol Honda rider before the paddock heads for Qatar

Pedrosa talks rivals, pressure and 2017Third at the last official test, Dani Pedrosa closed preseason with a good feeling and a positive progression – after also finishing high up the order in Australia and Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

Ducati rider rules the roost as action opens in Qatar

Dovizioso tops Day 1 in the desert

MotoGP - Andrea DoviziosoAndrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took first blood as the third and final preseason test got underway at Losail International Circuit in Qatar, setting the fastest lap of the night and quicker than new teammate Jorge Lorenzo’s 2016 race lap record. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Last chance saloon: can anyone top Viñales in Qatar?

The final preseason test is here, with Movistar Yamaha’s new recruit three for three in testing so far

http://photos.motogp.com/2017/03/03/img_9903_0_0.big.jpgAfter first contact at Sepang International Circuit and comparisons done at the very different Phillip Island, the final outing of the three Official Tests ahead of the 2017 season will soon be underway in Qatar, from 10th – 12th March.

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Feb 14

The Island awaits as testing continues

After Sepang comes Phillip Island – one step closer to the start of the season 

Phillip Island 2017 Event Main Sponsor Announced The first official test of the year saw the class of MotoGP™ 2017 out in force at Sepang International Circuit recently, and actions resumes soon at Phillip Island in Australia from February 15th-17th as the countdown to Qatar gets shorter.

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Nov 23

Tiago Monteiro in Qatar in search of second place in the WTCC

Although mathematically the figures do not really add up in his favor

WTCC - Tiago Monteiro Tiago Monteiro has already touched down in Qatar where he will contest the final round of the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship on November 24 and 25.

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Oct 30

Davies dominates the ultimate showdown in Qatar

Ducati rider lights the way in drama-filled season finale

WSBK - Davies dominates the ultimate showdown in Qatar The final race of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship had it all; Ducati dominating proceedings, a Pedercini Kawasaki flaming inferno and an admirable show of team spirit by the current World Champion. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati) shattered the competition from beginning to end, even after the race was restarted. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki racing Team) was given a ray of hope when his teammate and newly crowned World Champion, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) let him pass on the final corner to take second and the overall runner-up spot.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

The 2016 WorldSBK Crown Awaits

As the Sun Sets on 2016, the Final Battle Begins

The 2016 WorldSBK Crown Awaits - Losail International Circuit of Qatar Qatar darkness brings the biggest gains as the Crown awaits. The Losail International Circuit of Qatar is the final battleground of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship and everything is at stake as the ultimate battle for the title resumes. Located on the coast of the Persian Peninsula, just north of Doha, the circuit sees WorldSBK riders tackle 16 turns on 5.38kms of floodlit tarmac under the stars in the Arabian desert. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro delivers two beautiful races in China

The championship final will be played at night, on the 24th and 25th of November at the Losail circuit in Qatar

WTCC Tiago Monteiro aiming for revenge in Qatar The 10th weekend of racing in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, was one of the most complicated of the season for the official Honda team and their driver, Tiago Monteiro.

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Mar 28

Ecclestone confirms F1 sale price agreed – but he’s not buying

“There are two people who want to buy”
Ecclestone confirms F1 sale price agreed - but he's not buyingF1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone claims that the sport has not one, but two potential buyers lined up its controlling stake – but insists that he is not one of them. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 20

Dominant victory for Lorenzo under the Qatar floodlights

Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar

MotoGP - Dominant victory for Lorenzo under the Qatar floodlights The 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship got off to a fiery start in Qatar as Lorenzo blitzed the field ahead of Dovizioso and Marquez
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Mar 19

Perfect start to title defence for Lorenzo with Qatar pole

Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar

MotoGP - Perfect start to title defence for Lorenzo with Qatar pole The first pole of the 2016 FIM MotoGP™ World Championship season went to World Champion Lorenzo, Marquez and Viñales completing the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Jorge Lorenzo leads as the MotoGP™ riders hit the track in Qatar

The weekend started with reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo on top under the floodlights of Losail

MotoGP - All the 2016 MotoGP riders The weekend started with Xavier Hernandez and Valentino Rossi going head to head in a football match between their respective academies. Former FC Barcelona player’s Doha based Aspire Academy and the Doctor’s VR46 Academy. Download and share the copyright-free video edit of the event by clicking here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 14

Ready for battle, the MotoGP™ World Championship roars into 2016

Since 2008 each season of the MotoGP™ World Championship has begun under the brilliant floodlights of the Qatar

MotoGP logo As is tradition, the Losail Circuit Sports Club will host the first round of the MotoGP™ World Championship under their famous floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

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