TwitGP “Growing Into A Monster!”
The internet phenomenon of this weekend’s virtual MotoGP on Twitter continues to grow, with its focus – @TwitGP – almost on 3,000 followers within a couple of days of setting the idea going. Amongst the followers from across the globe are former BBC MotoGP host Suzi Perry, The Stereophonics, comedian... Read more
Groundbreaking Virtual GP To Run This Weekend
Lots of people slag off Twitter. They’re idiots of course. But they do. And sometimes you can accept that there’s differing levels of usefulness, triviality and purposelessness to the phenomenon in an already crowded world of communications and technology. Nonetheless, any MotoGP fan should find themselves very grateful that Twitter exists this... Read more
Volcano Chaos Leads To Motegi Postponement
www.motorcyclenews.com reports that the Japanese MotoGP race, scheduled to take place at the Twin Ring Motegi next weekend (April 25), has been postponed until early October because of on-going European travel chaos caused by an Icelandic volcano. The Twin Ring Motegi race, which was due to be the second of... Read more
Bradley Rues Tricky Weekend But Looks Ahead
Bradley Smith didn’t have the start to 2010 that he was expecting. Having struggled all weekend, not even a good start was enough to put the Briton within reach of the lead group, and he was soon riding on his lonesome. He kept his pace and took eighth position,... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Laps Time Delay/Retirement 1 40 Nicolas Terol Aprilia 18 38’25.644 2 7 Efrén Vazquez Derbi 18 38’28.039 2.395 3 93 Marc Márquez Derbi 18 38’28.064 2.420 4 44 Pol Espargaró Derbi 18 38’28.484 2.840 5 11 Sandro Cortese Derbi 18 38’29.170 3.526 6 35 R.Krummenacher Aprilia 18 38’29.213 3.569 7 12 Esteve Rabat Aprilia 18 38’29.336 3.692 Read more
Qualifying Disappointments For Bradley & Scott
After finishing second in yesterday’s opening Moto2 practice session, the Marc VDS Racing Team’s Scott Redding was disappointed to only qualify on the fifth row of the grid for tomorrow’s first ever Moto2 race in Qatar. Hector Faubel ended the 45-minute qualifying session in 32nd position, less than 1.5s... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 93 Marc Márquez Derbi 2’06.651 14 152.924 2 44 Pol Espargaró Derbi 2’07.110 0.459 16 152.371 3 40 Nicolas Terol Aprilia 2’07.136 0.485 15 152.340 4 7 Efrén Vazquez Derbi 2’07.143 0.492 16 152.332 5 35 R.Krummenacher Aprilia 2’07.770 1.119 15 151.584 6 71 Tomoyoshi Koyama Aprilia 2’07.943 1.292 13 151.379 7 11 Sandro Cortese Derbi 2’08.211 1.560 14 151.063 Read more
Bradley 12th In Qatar FP1
The 2010 season officially opened at 8pm this evening as the 125cc World Championship riders took to the Losail circuit for the first free practice of the campaign. The aperitif to a feast of action saw the riders make progress on their test pace, although they are still some... Read more