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.
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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.
“One last training session before arriving at Phillip Island for the first race of the SBK season”
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.
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa capped off his most successful MotoGP™ season by winning an exciting flag-to-flag race at Valencia
Pedrosa 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.
In a hard-fought MotoGP™ race at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello
It 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.
The Aspar Team is expanding their MotoGP effort next season to two bikes
Randy 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.
The most experienced rider on the MotoGP grid
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.