Outstanding performance by Smith to take fourth in treacherous conditions
Bradley Smith produced another outstanding performance for the Tech 3 Racing Team in today’s Spanish Moto2 Grand Prix, the British rider expertly mastering treacherous conditions to claim a fantastic fourth position. Making only his second start in the ultra-competitive series, Smith adapted himself superbly to the tricky conditions as the... Read more
Heavy crash in Jerez race leaves Webb battered and bruised
In only its second race, the Indian-owned Mahindra Racing team made history for India as it achieved its primary ambition – finishing in the top 15 to take home its first World Championship points. Racing in treacherous damp conditions made worse by intensifying mid-race drizzle, German rider Marcel Schrötter picked... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Laps Time Delay/Retirement 1 18 Nicolas Terol Aprilia 23 44’50.646 2 94 Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 45’08.092 17.446 3 5 Johann Zarco Derbi 23 45’14.601 23.955 4 52 Danny Kent Aprilia 23 45’23.529 32.883 5 17 Taylor Mackenzie Aprilia 23 45’25.359 34.713 6 11 Sandro Cortese Aprilia 23 45’42.161 51.515 7 84 Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 23 45’45.566 54.920 8 76 Hiroki Ono KTM 23 45’50.810 1’00.164 9 7 Efrén Vazquez Derbi 23 45’50.932 1’00.286 10 63 M.Zulfahmi Derbi 23 45’51.045 1’00.399 11 55 Hector Faubel Aprilia 23 45’51.406 1’00.760 12 26 Adrián Martín Aprilia 23 45’58.385 1’07.739 13 77 Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 23 46’10.356 1’19.710 14 96 Louis Rossi Aprilia 23 46’12.458 1’21.812 15 28 Josep Rodriguez Aprilia 23 46’13.764 1’23.118 16 23 Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 23 46’14.686 1’24.040 17 15 S.G.Giorgi Aprilia 23 46’21.256 1’30.610 18 21 Harry Stafford Aprilia 23 46’21.598 1’30.952 19 19 A.Tonucci Aprilia 23 46’46.000 1’55.354 20 3 Luigi... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Laps Time Delay/Retirement 1 29 Andrea Iannone Suter/Honda 26 49’56.423 2 12 Thomas Luthi Suter/Honda 26 50’04.273 7.850 3 3 Simone Corsi FTR/Honda 26 50’09.048 12.625 4 38 Bradley Smith Tech 3/Honda 26 50’11.778 15.355 5 65 Stefan Bradl Kalex/Honda 26 50’14.273 17.850 6 60 Julian Simon Suter/Honda 26 50’20.670 24.247 7 15 Alex de Angelis Motobi/Honda 26 50’24.414 27.991 8 49 Kevin Coghlan FTR/Honda 26 50’32.604 36.181 9 51 Michele Pirro Moriwaki/Honda 26 50’33.198 36.775 10 76 Max Neukirchner MZ/Honda 26 50’37.830 41.407 11 13 Anthony West MZ/Honda 26 50’38.134 41.711 12 14 R.Wilairot FTR/Honda 26 50’38.293 41.870 13 75 Mattia Pasini FTR/Honda 26 50’38.736 42.313 14 68 Yonni Hernández FTR/Honda 26 50’41.807 45.384 15 34 Esteve Rabat FTR/Honda 26 50’43.616 47.193 16 54 Kenan Sofuoglu Suter/Honda 26 50’43.627 47.204 17 36 Mika Kallio Suter/Honda 26 50’43.739 47.316 18 21 Javier... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Laps Time Delay/Retirement 1 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 27 50’49.046 2 26 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 27 51’08.385 19.339 3 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 27 51’18.131 29.085 4 7 Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 27 51’18.597 29.551 5 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 27 51’51.273 1’02.227 6 8 Héctor Barberá Ducati 27 51’57.486 1’08.440 7 17 Karel Abraham Ducati 27 52’03.166 1’14.120 8 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 27 52’08.156 1’19.110 9 24 Toni Elías Honda 27 52’31.952 1’42.906 10 21 John Hopkins Suzuki 27 52’37.441 1’48.395 11 65 Loris Capirossi Ducati 27 52’40.922 1’51.876 12 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 26 51’39.633 1 Lap (3) 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha 26 49’17.289 Retirement (2) 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 24 45’04.399 Crash (10) 14 Randy de Puniet Ducati 16 30’15.977 Retirement (1) 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 11 20’17.285 Crash (2) 27 Casey Stoner Honda 7 12’53.841 Collision Read more
Kev Coghlan aiming for points after tyre problem robs him of better grid position
Despite having taken an important step forward in the qualifying compared to the previous Grand Prix, a start from 24th position for Kev Coghlan is not what team and rider were hoping for. In today’s free practice Kev had the fastest bike for most of the session, surpassed only by... Read more
Oettl takes victory in first Rookies race of the season with brilliant last lap
Philipp Oettl won the first Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup race of the season with a brilliant outbraking move on Brad Binder with one and a half laps remaining on Saturday at Jerez in Southern Spain. The 14 year old German was super smooth throughout the 16 laps and... Read more
Red Bull Ajo Motorsport’s young Aprilia riders Jonas Folger and Danny Kent did a good job in the qualifying of the 125cc class taking place today in Jerez, Spain. British youngster Kent finished two positions and less than 0.4 seconds behind teammate Folger in the qualifying. Both will start tomorrow’s... Read more