The first day of the weekend was subjected to heavy rain and the coldest track temperatures yet recorded this season
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There was a MotoGP group test at Brno on Monday
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa won his first Grand Prix of the year at Brno last weekend, breaking the winning streak of his teammate Marc Marquez. For the second race in a row, second and third place went to the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi respectively.
Round 11: Czech Republic Grand Prix – Free Practice 1&2
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez showed supreme pace in all conditions on the first day of practice for the Czech Republic Grand Prix, clocking the quickest time of the day in the dry morning Free Practice 1 session before also producing the best time on wet tyres during a rainy Free Practice 2.
“The much quicker pace this year at IMS did make the track more severe for tyres, but not to an extreme level.”
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won at Indianapolis to continue his perfect run of form and make it ten wins from ten starts in 2014. Finishing in second and third place respectively were the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.
MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO win the 2014 Suzuka 8 Hour to secure Bridgestone’s ninth consecutive victory as tyre supplier
37th Suzuka 8 Hour: 2014 FIM Endurance World Championship, Round Two
This 37th edition of the Suzuka 8 Hours this weekend at the fabled Suzuka Circuit in Japan
Bridgestone will support some of the biggest names in motorcycle road racing as the world’s largest tyre manufacturer looks to extend its record winning streak at the Suzuka 8 Hours to nine consecutive victories.
All except two of the twenty-three starters at the Dutch TT
Last weekend’s Dutch TT at Assen was affected by variable weather conditions that resulted in the race being a flag-to-flag affair at which Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won ahead of Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso and Dani Pedrosa on the other Repsol Honda RC213V.
“The Dutch TT at Assen is the longest-running event on the calendar”
Round eight of the 2014 season is one of the true icons of the MotoGP™ calendar; the Dutch TT at Assen. This 4.542 kilometre circuit features a variety of slow and fast corners which demand a good bike setup and tyres with high levels of grip and stability.
“Our feedback from the riders was that the soft compound rear slick performed very well“
A thrilling Italian Grand Prix at Mugello last weekend saw Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez continue his winning-streak to six races, although by the barest of margins over Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo who battled the regining champion right to the finish line.
Round 6 preview
Mugello is the venue for round six of the MotoGP™ championship, and the Italian circuit is a favourite for riders and fans alike due to its picturesque hill-side setting and its fast layout which sees the fire-breathing 1000cc machines reach one of the their fastest top speeds of the season.