Danny Kent finishes outside the points in Malaysia
At 13:20 local time the lights went off on the intermediate class Moto2, signalling the beginning of the race on a wet track due to a downpour that hit just after the end of Moto3. Morbidelli flew away early but was chased by Zarco and Folger; while Pons and... Read more
Malaysian Grand Prix, Sepang: Moto2 qualifying round-up
Reigning Champion Johann Zarco (Ajo Motorsport) destroyed the field in Moto2™ qualifying, as the Championship leader got in the groove and took an almost unbelievable pole position that saw his final attempt push him more than two seconds clear of the field. Franco Morbidelli (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS)... Read more
Danny Kent rues Sepang qualifying: “I felt like I was riding on ice”
After a Friday of free practice characterized by bad weatherDanny Kent today faced the second day of the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang; fully committed to the official qualifying session to achieve the best grid position possible. Danny this morning improved his pace by two seconds but was only... Read more
Complicated opening day in the wet at Sepang for Danny Kent
Bad weather characterised the first day of the Malaysian Grand Prix, the seventeenth round of the 2016 season. Heavy showers hit the Sepeng International Circuit, limiting the performances of the protagonists of the intermediate Moto2 class. Danny Kent could not get past 22nd position in the combined time this... Read more
Malaysian GP, Sepang: Friday roundup – Moto2
With Moto2™ only getting limited track time at the start of FP1 before the rain came down, it was Championship challenger Tom Luthi (Garage Plus Interwetten) who was quickest in that session, from Marcel Schrotter (AGR Team) and Alex Marquez (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS). The afternoon saw MotoGP™... Read more
Disappointing end to Australian Grand Prix for Sam Lowes
The Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 has unfortunately registered another setback in today’s Australian Grand Prix at the Phillip Island circuit: Sam Lowes in fact has been forced to retire from the race after a crash on lap two. Started from the front row of the grid and eighth... Read more
Australian Grand Prix, Phillip Island: Moto2 race report
Tom Lüthi (Garage Plus Interwetten) has taken his first ever back-to-back victories in the world championship, as he slipstreamed Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider Franco Morbidelli to the line in Australia – overtaking the Italian in a stunning photo finish only a week after his victory at the... Read more
Danny Kent bitterly disappointed as Australian race ends with DNF
It ended up as a bitter weekend and no points for Leopard Racing Team in Moto2. Despite the good conditions of Warm Up this morning and ending in eighth place, the Englishman Danny Kent could not cross the finish line, crashing with 3 laps from the checkered flag. Kent... Read more