Tag Archive: Randy de Puniet

Mar 09

Randy de Puniet worn and signed race suit up for auction

CharityStars, the UK’s leading auction site, is auctioning de Puniet’s race suit

Randy de Puniet worn and signed race suit up for auction Randy de Puniet is a French motorcycle road racer who has raced in MotoGP and World Superbikes, and is currently heading up one of the most exciting projects in the sport: KTM’s entry to MotoGP next year. The Austrian manufacturer has wiped the floor with its opposition in recent years on the Dakar Rally – now can it do the same in MotoGP? Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 23

First 2016 test for KTM RC16

The KTM test team including Mika Kallio, Alex Hofmann and Randy De Puniet spent several days in Jerez with the RC16 machine

First 2016 test for KTM RC16Thursday and Friday saw the two main test riders, Mika Kallio and Alex Hofmann, test the KTM RC16 on a very wet track at the popular Spanish circuit in Southern Spain. On the third test day Randy de Puniet changed places to ride Hofmann’s bike and in the afternoon experienced his first laps on the KTM MotoGP™ motorcycle when the track was finally completely dry. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 02

Rea leads proceedings on opening day in France (updated)

Davies, Sykes, Haslam and Lowes complete an all-British top 5 at Magny-Cours.

WSBK - Jonathan Rea The opening day’s Free Practice sessions for the Fassi French Round drew to a close with new WorldSBK Champion Jonathan Rea leading the way aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R.

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May 07

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki duo looking for more at Imola

Alex Lowes and Randy de Puniet ready for action in Italy.

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki makes its way to the legendary Italian Enzo e Dino Ferrari Imola racetrack this week for the fifth round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship sponsored by team partners Acerbis. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 15

Lowes and De Puniet team up in Australia

Lowes and de Puniet will be on track for two to put their Suzuki challengers through their paces

Some 21 freight cases, two flights and 17,000 kilometres are all that stand between the UK-based team and the start of the 2015 World Championship season, and racers Alex Lowes and Randy de Puniet are eager to get down to business aboard their Yoshimura-powered GSX-Rs. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 20

Crescent Suzuki heads to Southern Europe for pre-season tests

“One last training session before arriving at Phillip Island for the first race of the SBK season”

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Crescent Suzuki World Superbike team begins its Championship preparations in earnest this week with two back-to-back tests scheduled in the Iberian Peninsula before the opening round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship in little over a month’s time. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 11

Pedrosa wins exciting season finale at Valencia

Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa capped off his most successful MotoGP™ season by winning an exciting flag-to-flag race at Valencia

MotoGP - 2012 Valencia MotoGP Race Winner Dani PedrosaMotoGP logoPedrosa started the race in pit lane after making a late decision to swap to slick tyres and his decision paid off as he went on to cross the finish line 37.661 second ahead of his nearest competitor, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Katsuyuki Nakasuga who scored his first ever MotoGP podium. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 10

Pedrosa smashes record en route to Valencia pole

Round 18: Valencia, Valencia

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Valencia MotoGP QPMotoGP - Dani Pedrosa 2012 Valencia MotoGP QPRepsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa smashed the existing pole position record by two-tenths of a second to claim the top slot on the grid for tomorrow’s Valencia Grand Prix.

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Nov 09

De Puniet quickest in damp opening day at Valencia

Round 18: Valencia, Valencia

MotoGP - Randy de Puniet 2012 Valencia MotoGP FP2MotoGP - Michele Pirro 2012 Valencia MotoGP FP2Randy de Puniet topped the timesheets on the opening day of practice at Valencia as the Power Electronics Aspar rider set a time of 1’36.965 with slick tyres on a damp but drying track. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 15

Lorenzo extends championship lead with convincing win at Mugello (+result)

In a hard-fought MotoGP™ race at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Mugello MotoGP QPMugello Circuit logoIt was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who stormed to a dominant victory ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso.  Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa led into turn one, however Lorenzo got past into the lead within a few bends, as the grid diced for positions in the early stages. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 27

Randy de Puniet to MotoGP Aspar Team in 2012

The Aspar Team is expanding their MotoGP effort next season to two bikes

Randy de Puniet  2011-09-16Scott ReddingRandy de Puniet and Aleix Espargaró piloting the Aprilia powered CRT machines.The Aspar Team has joined the list of teams to compete the 2012 season with CRT (Claiming Rules Team) bikes. In addition, the team will have two riders, Randy de Puniet and Aleix Espargaró. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 11

Capirossi: My MotoGP story is not over yet

The most experienced rider on the MotoGP grid

Loris Capirossi - Moto GP -10-2010Loris Capirossi et Randy de Puniet Loris Capirossi is thrilled to be back on a Ducati as he gets ready for his 12th consecutive season in the premier motorcycling category. Capirossi insists he still has plenty to offer MotoGP as he prepares to enter his 22nd season in the grand prix paddock with new employers Pramac Ducati. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 17

MOTOGP: Lorenzo pole after stopping session (+result)

 The Spaniard’s Fiat Yamaha exploded in a ball of fire

MotoGP World Championship Jorge Lorenzo has taken pole position for Sunday’s German Grand Prix, despite forcing red-flags to be waved after a huge engine failure halfway through the session. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 20

Lorenzo beats de Puniet to pole (+result)

Lorenzo (Yamaha) trailed de Puniet’s time until the final sector of his best lap

Jorge Lorenzo beat star independent rider Randy de Puniet to Silverstone pole, while third-placed Dani Pedrosa had a big accident at the end of the session. De Puniet was the sensation of qualifying, putting his LCR Honda on provisional pole and extending the margin shortly afterward. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 06

Pedrosa wins and sets new lap record on hard compound slicks (+results)

MotoGP Round 4: Italian GP race report

Opting for Bridgestone’s hard compound slicks front and rear, Dani Pedrosa took victory for the Repsol Honda Team at Mugello in decisive style, setting a new lap record on only the fifth lap of the race and consistently lapping faster than the existing lap record. The Spaniard was the only rider to lap in the 1m 49second bracket. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 30

MOTOGP: De Puniet excited by new machine

Randy reveals his excitement at getting onboard his 2010 LCR Honda

Randy de Puniet admits he can’t wait to sample the new LCR Honda during the upcoming MotoGP test at Sepang. De Puniet will get chance to sample the 2010 version of the RC212V during the test, having run an older bike in Valencia back in November. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 27

MOTOGP: Simoncelli, Aoyama to make Ohlins switch

“Next year it will be Ohlins, not Showa, so for me it will be another story” – Marco Simoncelli

The 2010 MotoGP grid could well be an all-Ohlins affair after Gresini’s Marco Simoncelli and Hiroshi Aoyama’s Interwetten team both told Crash.net that Wednesday’s Sepang test marked their last outing with Showa suspension. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 09

MotoGP: Kawasaki confirms inevitable

It withdraws from the MotoGP world championship

Kawasaki has finally revealed that it will not play a part in this year’s MotoGP series. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 31

MotoGP: Kawasaki poised to quit MotoGP?

Kawasaki are thought to be preparing to announce their exit from MotoGP

Kawasaki look poised to announce a withdrawal from MotoGP with immediate effect over the next week. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 28

Rossi falls on first lap at Assen

Valentino Rossi makes opening lap error during Dutch TT at Assen

MotoGP World Championship leader Valentino Rossi has fallen on the opening lap of Saturday’s Dutch TT at Assen. Read the rest of this entry »