Jerez Grand Prix: Bridgestone Review Day 1 – Already under lap record
It was once again a Repsol Honda Team one-two after the first day of running for the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend with Casey Stoner setting the fastest combined time from the two practice sessions ahead of Dani Pedrosa. In the morning session, Stoner and Pedrosa were the only two... Read more
Quick learner Crutchlow off to a promising start at Jerez
The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team kicked off the European phase of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship in Jerez today, with Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow both posting competitive times on the opening day of practice. Today presented Crutchlow with his first opportunity to acquaint himself with the challenging Jerez... Read more
First Free Practice Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’39.551 17 159.946 2 26 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 1’39.579 0.028 19 159.901 3 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 1’40.077 0.526 21 159.105 4 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’40.176 0.625 20 158.948 5 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’40.420 0.869 20 158.562 6 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 1’40.429 0.878 19 158.547 7 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’40.887 1.336 21 157.828 8 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha 1’41.063 1.512 20 157.553 9 14 Randy de Puniet Ducati 1’41.064 1.513 18 157.551 10 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’41.233 1.682 19 157.288 11 17... Read more
Silverstone launches “Back the Brits campaign”
Silverstone Managing Director Richard Phillips flew out to the Spanish Grand Prix this week (Thursday 31 March) to lend his support to the eight British riders competing in the 2011 FIM MotoGP World Championship. While in Jerez, Phillips also launched the Northamptonshire circuit’s ‘British Grand Prix: Back The Brits’... Read more
Jerez Grand Prix: Bridgestone Preview
The Spanish Grand Prix at the Jerez circuit is next on the MotoGP calendar, representing the first European event of the 2011 season. Located near the southern Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera, the Grand Prix is a classic event on the MotoGP calendar with huge crowds making... Read more
Jerez GP: Preview
MotoGP Jerez de la Frontera is the first European stop on the 2011 MotoGP World Championship calendar this weekend, as the famed Spanish circuit hosts the second round of the season. With crowds regularly in excess of 120,000 on GP race day at the Andalucian track, the Gran Premio bwin... Read more
MotoGP unites to help Japan
The MotoGP community has moved to do all it can to support those in Japan following the recent earthquake and its after-effects, and the 17 riders in MotoGP have put their signatures on a specially printed shirt with the message “We are for Japan”. MotoGP unites to help Japan The t-shirt... Read more
Qatar Grand Prix: Bridgestone debrief with Hirohide Hamashima
The 2011 MotoGP season started this weekend with the first race in Qatar, which is unique because it is run in the desert and at night. Since the test on 13-14 March conditions were windy which meant a lot of sand was blown onto the circuit, making it slippery... Read more