Bradley Smith to start 15th in Texas
MotoGP moved north across the Americas to arrive at the sweeping and fast undulations of COTA in Austin, Texas and the sixth Grand Prix to take place at the epic facility for what is the third round of nineteen in 2018. On a grey and occasionally damp day of... Read more
Lack of grip makes for difficult qualifying in Texas for Scott Redding
Saturday proved a demanding day at the COTA for Scott Redding. The Aprilia rider and his teammate, who had done two good practice sessions on Friday, found completely different grip conditions ahead of Qualifying. The lack of feeling conditioned preparation for the qualifiers, forcing both to go through the... Read more
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Things got pretty hot in Texas in qualifying for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, with drama first striking as reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took a tumble at Turn 13 and was heading back to the garage on the back of a scooter as... Read more
Cal Crutchlow fifth fastest on day one in Texas
MotoGP championship leader Cal Crutchlow was again amongst the frontrunners on the opening day of practice at the Grand Prix of the Americas. Topping the standings after his impressive victory in Argentina, the LCR Honda CASTROL rider was on the pace throughout on Friday, despite a testing track in... Read more
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, free practice roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Andrea Iannone (Team Suzuki Ecstar) left his best till last at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, as the ‘Maniac’ slammed in a 2:04.599 to depose the King of COTA Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) from the top on Friday. The gap between the two was just... Read more
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, race weekend preview: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP With one weekend to catch our breath after the heart stopping Argentina GP, the paddock moves from the tango of the south to the Lone Star State and the Circuit of the Americas in Texas. Long, technical and challenging, Austin is a modern classic – and so far, there... Read more
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, Michelin Preview
Michelin’s transatlantic tour continues this coming weekend when the MotoGP™ paddock descends on the northern part of the American continent as the championship heads to Austin in Texas for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas. The Circuit of The Americas is one of the most modern venues of... Read more
Bradley Smith crashes out of Argentina race
Two days of practice and qualification with a variable climate and degrees of grip of the flat and twisty Termas de Rio Hondo racetrack also marked an astounding Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina today. Bradley Smith set off from the seventh row of the grid and was poised in the... Read more