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
Redding “much happier” and back on form at Jerez
Marc VDS Racing Team riders Mika Kallio and Scott Redding roared back to form at a wind-hit Jerez circuit in Spain today. After a tough start to the 2011 Moto2 World Championship in Qatar last month, Kallio and Redding bounced back in superb style to finish the opening day of... Read more
First Free Practice Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 12 Thomas Luthi Suter/Honda 1’43.528 18 153.801 2 65 Stefan Bradl Kalex/Honda 1’43.843 0.315 18 153.335 3 15 Alex de Angelis Motobi/Honda 1’44.199 0.671 20 152.811 4 3 Simone Corsi FTR/Honda 1’44.202 0.674 20 152.807 5 36 Mika Kallio Suter/Honda 1’44.258 0.730 18 152.724 6 60 Julian Simon Suter/Honda 1’44.260 0.732 18 152.722 7 51 Michele Pirro Moriwaki/Honda 1’44.329 0.801 15 152.621 8 45 Scott Redding Suter/Honda 1’44.469 0.941 17 152.416 9 16 Jules Cluzel Suter/Honda 1’44.531 1.003 17 152.326 10 77 D.Ägerter Suter/Honda 1’44.541 1.013 19 152.311 11 13 Anthony... Read more
First Free Practice Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 18 Nicolas Terol Aprilia 1’48.384 17 146.910 2 11 Sandro Cortese Aprilia 1’49.003 0.619 15 146.076 3 7 Efrén Vazquez Derbi 1’49.106 0.722 17 145.938 4 55 Hector Faubel Aprilia 1’49.539 1.155 15 145.361 5 94 Jonas Folger Aprilia 1’49.579 1.195 17 145.308 6 33 Sergio Gadea Aprilia 1’49.592 1.208 17 145.291 7 25 Maverick Viñales Aprilia 1’49.754 1.370 16 145.077 8 5 Johann Zarco Derbi 1’49.936 1.552 17 144.836 9 52 Danny Kent Aprilia 1’50.014 1.630 16 144.734 10 23 Alberto Moncayo Aprilia 1’50.099 1.715 18 144.622 11 44 Miguel... 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
Webb looking forward to Jerez: “This is where the season really starts”
Mahindra Racing – part of the US $11.1 billion Mahindra Group – heads to Spain with a points finish its target for its second-ever race in the 125cc MotoGP World Championship on April 1-3. After coming agonisingly close to scoring a point on debut in Qatar, the regular test venue... Read more