HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France, Le Mans: Friday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), fresh from signing a new two-year contract with the Borgo Panigale factory, was the quickest man on the opening day at the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France, setting a new circuit record with a 1:31.936 – the only rider to delve into the 1:31s.... Read more
Cal Crutchlow enjoys promising start to French GP weekend
LCR Honda CASTROL rider Cal Crutchlow ended Friday practice for the French Grand Prix in 11th spot on the timesheets, but was not too downbeat after again demonstrating his undoubted pace. A late fall in FP2 scuppered the Briton’s hopes of a higher finish, but his performance during the... Read more
Industry news: French GP to remain on MotoGP calendar until 2026
Dorna Sports has announced a five-year contract extension with PHA and Claude Michy to continue organising the French Grand Prix, securing the future of the event for a further five years. In great news for French fans, the event is now confirmed until 2026 as Johann Zarco continues making... Read more
Points for Bradley Smith in Jerez
Almost 70,000 spectators cooked in early summer sunshine at the Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto for the fourth round of nineteen in the 2018 MotoGP contest. Track temperatures crept up to 45 degrees by the time of the 25 lap premier class race in the middle of the... Read more
Scott Redding finishes in the points at Jerez
Scott Redding, who is still trying to find the best setup for his RS-GP and who has faced a difficult weekend finding form at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, finished in the points with fifteenth place. SCOTT REDDING “We decided to take a risk choosing the hard rear that did... Read more
Gran Premio Red Bull de España, Jerez: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took a stunning second win of the season – and his second win at Jerez – in the Gran Premio Red Bull de España, fighting to the front and just able to pull away into clear air, away from some huge drama... Read more
Cal Crutchlow crashes out in spirited fight at Jerez
Cal Crutchlow started the Spanish Grand Prix at the Angel Nieto-Jerez Circuit from pole position, however there was to be no fairy-tale ending for the LCR Honda CASTROL man. He was overtaken on the run up to the first corner but grittily stuck in with the race leaders for... Read more
Bradley Smith starting Spanish GP from 21st
Temperatures crept up after a cool start to the traditional Spanish fixture at the short, narrow and demanding Jerez circuit in Andalucía. Pol Espargaro initially turned heads with a bright 3rd place in the first Free Practice session on Friday but as the heat increased so lap-times dropped, and... Read more