WolrdSBK, Jerez round – Saturday: Jonathan Rea takes first ever Jerez win
Saturday’s racing at the Pirelli Spanish Round saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) register his first victory as the recently crowned 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion, taking advantage of a late technical issue for provisional race leader Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati). With his first ever win... Read more
Australian GP, Phillip Island – Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) will be starting from pole at Phillip Island, as the reigning Champion took back the honour on his final lap after being threatened at the top by Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Motegi polesitter Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3), who now... Read more
Bradley Smith 17th in Motegi
The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team had never before been on Japanese soil but the team managed to brilliantly qualify both bikes through Q1 directly into Q2 for the first time to be 7th and 8th on the grid as the lights went green. Through enormous plumes of spray... Read more
DNF for Cal Crutchlow in Motegi
An unhappy weekend for Cal Crutchlow and the LCR Honda team was compounded when the Briton failed to finish the Japanese Grand Prix. As it did throughout this year’s event, more rain fell at the Twin Ring circuit in Motegi on Sunday and Crutchlow suffered two falls in a... Read more
Scott Redding ends forgettable Japanese GP weekend with 16th
The Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi proved to be a weekend to forget for Scott Redding. The English rider never managed to find a good feeling during practices but on raceday, from the first lap he tried to push to bring home a few points. On lap 7, he... Read more
Japanese GP, Motegi: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP In pouring rain at the Twin Ring Motegi, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged one of the greatest MotoGP™ duels of all time, putting everything on the line down to the final lap, and the final corner. And despite the best efforts of... Read more
Fantastic fight back from John McPhee at Motegi
John McPhee bounced back from a difficult qualifying position in the Japanese GP, gaining seven positions despite a shortened race distance of 13 laps – moving up from P17 on the grid into the top ten. With incredibly difficult conditions remaining for race day, McPhee found better pace on... Read more
Japanese GP, Motegi – Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) shocked for a last minute pole position in the Motul Grand Prix of Japan – his second in the permier class – taking the honour late in the session and no further laps able to challenge the Frenchman. Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac... Read more