McPhee happy to concentrate on setup over speed on day one at Le Mans
John McPhee was pretty happy after his first day on track at Le Mans despite not showing up at the sharp end of the timing screens in the weekend’s initial practice sessions. FP2 was affected by weather – and this could well be a factor in tomorrow’s action too. 25th... Read more
John McPhee takes first championship points at Jerez
John McPhee claimed his first Grand Prix points of the season with a battling ride from 17th on the grid to 11th in the second red-flagged race of the season at Jerez this morning. The Racing Steps Foundation-backed Caretta Technology RTG rider was up to 10th and challenging Team... Read more
John McPhee ends difficult Texas weekend with slight improvments
After a troubled weekend for John McPhee – caused by a replacement (2012) chassis and associated setup and ECU problems, the race of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas itself was showing slightly positive signs, with John up to 18th from P28 by lap 11, chasing Jasper... Read more
John McPhee struggles with 2012 bike to make 28th in qualifying
Despite basically excellent weather and track conditions for qualifying, it was very much an uphill task for John – continuing to work on overcoming significant setup issues that have beset him across this weekend in Austin. John is still unhappy with the bike (a 2012 bike, assembled following the... Read more
John McPhee “more relaxed and confident” heading to Texas
Young Brit John McPhee has been writing on his blog about putting Qatar behind him and continuing his Moto3 learning experience with another new circuit in the shape of the CoTA in Austin, Texas this weekend. John writes: Hello everyone, I’m now back to full fitness after the crash at Qatar and... Read more
Photos: John McPhee’s Qatar GP weekend
Here’s a photoset covering the weekend of young Brit John McPhee over in Qatar. Many thanks to both Racing Team Germany for the official shots and to Peter Ball of John’s backers – the Racing Steps Foundation – for the special ‘documentary’ / box shots. Much appreciated… Read more
John McPhee taken out of Qatar race by Masbou on penultimate lap
A crash caused by Alexis Masbou brought a sad and premature end to what had been a great race for John McPhee in the season opener in Qatar. John crashed out on the penultimate lap of the Grand Prix when he was running 15th. He was taken out by Alexis... Read more
Eventful FP3 for John McPhee
Young Brit John McPhee has written on the blog on his official website of his eventful FP3 session in Qatar – which had disruptive and changeable weather conditions for everyone, as well as a fall for John. Here is the session in his words – John finished P14. John McPhee Free practice... Read more