Tag Archive: Qatar
Second place Davies claims runner-up spot as Rea suffers first DNF of the season
The final FIM Superbike World Championship race of 2015 was won on the final lap after another race-long fight as Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), who took his second win of the year – the fifth of his WorldSBK career – beat Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team).
The Spaniard ends Great Britain’s winning streak as Sykes claims final podium place
The penultimate race of the 2015 WorldSBK season has been won under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit by Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), with Jonathan Rea and his KRT team-mate Tom Sykes joining him on the podium.
The Briton claims pole number 30 of his career as Rea and Fores will join him on front row.
Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has taken his 30th career Tissot-Superpole to ensure his place at the head of the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s two, 17-lap final WorldSBK races of the season at Losail International Circuit.
Sykes, Davies and van der Mark complete the top 5
After the opening floodlit session of the weekend, the second free practice session at the Losail International Circuit saw lap times tumble as the WorldSBK riders got up to speed around the 5.380km Qatari track, with a flurry of improving laps in the final eight minutes.
The WorldSBK Official Tyre Supplier is ready for the last challenge of 2015
The Losail International Circuit in Doha will host the production derived Championship series for the seventh time (and at night for the second year in a row), the tyre company is also back on track to consolidate the solutions chosen for next season.
The 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship continues with the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, after a thrilling opening race in Qatar.
As the paddock prepares for the race at the 5.5 km Circuit of the Americas, there are a number of talking points on everyone’s lips with fans wondering if it could possibly get any better after an incredible opening round under the floodlights in Qatar. It is the third year in a row that the MotoGP™ World Championship returns to COTA, with Honda having completed a 1-2 (Marquez and Pedrosa) at each previous race.
Reigning World Champions excited to return to Circuit of The Americas on April 10-12
As the MotoGP championship turns its focus to the Texas capital of Austin, home of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas™ (April 10-12), Repsol Honda’s Spanish duo of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have expressed their excitement at returning to Circuit of The Americas, hoping to put the Qatar race behind them.
Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Free Practice One, Two and Three
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was quickest in the opening practice sessions for the Qatar Grand Prix, the two-time and reigning MotoGP™ World Champion setting a time of 1’54.822 to lead a highly competitive field where the top eighteen riders were split by less than a second on combined times after Free Practice 3.