Bradley Smith after Day 1 at Jerez
“Basically today we have only one round of production, because we had an incident with the bike. At first we did not know what it was, so the mechanics have had a hard day’s work, frankly, doing and undoing in finding the solution . The problems have come from... Read more
Session 1 1 Andrea IANNONE (APRILIA) 1:48.134 2 Julian SIMON (APRILIA)1:48.294 3 Marc MARQUEZ (KTM) 1:48.621 4 Pol ESPARGARO (DERBI) 1:48.898 5 Sergio GADEA (APRILIA) 1:49.142 6 Dominique AEGERTER (DERBI) 1:49.144 7 Joan OLIVE (DERBI) 1:49.202 8 Sandro CORTESE (DERBI) 1:49.230 9 Scott REDDING (APRILIA) 1:49.359 10 Efren VAZQUEZ... Read more
Bradley Smith happy with engine performance tweaks
Bradley Smith reckons engine performance tweaks have significantly improved his Aspar Aprilia 125GP machine after a successful test in Estoril this week. His Spanish team ran different engine configurations during the Portugal test as the British teenager ended fourth quickest overall. And despite finishing a massive 1.3s adrift of dominant... Read more
Aspar having finished a day early, left only 2 brits left on track. 1. Andrea Iannone (Aprilia) 1:45,9692. Sandro Cortese (Derbi) 1:46,4743. Pol Espargaro (Derbi) 1:46,8464. Esteve Rabat (Aprilia) 1:47,2315. Joan Olive (Derbi) 1:47,2446. Scott Redding (Aprilia) 1:47,5207. Randy Krummenacher (Aprilia) 1:47,6188. Takaaki Nakagami (Aprilia) 1:47,6479. Efren Vasquez (Aprilia) 1:47,70510.... Read more
Danny Webb survived a pre-season scare when he crashed his new 2009 Aprilia 125GP machine on the second day of testing in Estoril yesterday (Monday).The British rider, who claimed a career best result of fifth at last year’s Estoril race, crashed his DeGraaf Aprilia at Turn Four but luckily... Read more
1. Julian Simon (E), Aprilia, 1:45,9252. Sandro Cortese (D), Derbi, 1:46,3573. Bradley Smith (GB), Aprilia, 1:46,5594. Sergio Gadea (E), Aprilia), 1:46,9135. Pol Espargaro (E), Derbi, 1:46,9256. Joan Olivé (E), Derbi, 1:47,360 Read more
Webb awaiting first test with all-new Aprilia RSA
DeGraaf Grand Prix Aprilia’s Danny Webb is raring to go ahead of his first test of 2009, which takes place from this Sunday in Portugal. The Briton has a new version of the factory Aprilia RSA at his disposal and, after a handful of laps at the official team... Read more
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