NOT the MotoGP News: Do(vi) a deer, a female deer
Do(vi) a deer, a female deer* Austria is in Australia isn’t it? Surely? No – oh hang on it’s the other way around; Australia is in Austria. Nope not that either. Anyway Austria and the Circuit von Osterreich is still newly back for its second year. Like Mugello, it... Read more
Bradley Smith 18th in Austrian GP
Bradley Smith was unfortunately unable to score points as the warmer weather didn’t suit his set up in the gruelling race. He now looks forward to his home race at Silverstone in the U.K. Bradley Smith: “This has certainly been a busy race and one that I won’t forget in... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Austria: Masaki masters sensational finish to Red Bull Ring Race 2
Kazuki Masaki took his first Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup victory with a brilliant last lap, holding off Can Öncü and Saturday’s winner Ai Ogura. 16-year-old Japanese Masaki closed the points gap on Cup leader Öncü to just five as the pair pull away from Spanish 16-year-old Aleix Viu... Read more
Austrian GP cut short for John McPhee
From a solid P5 in qualifying, it was looking good for British Talent Team rider John McPhee in the Austrian GP – and the Scot moved immediately up into the lead by Turn 3 on Lap 1 to prove his pace on race day. Battling in the front group... Read more
Frustration for Cal Crutchlow in Spielberg
LCR Honda Cal Crutchlow endured a disappointing Austrian Grand Prix as he finished down in 15th spot in Spielberg on Sunday. After being hindered at the start, the Briton could never find good rhythm and eventually had to settle for just a single point as his weekend ended in... Read more
Sam Lowes finishes Austrian race in 20th
Sam Lowes, after a good start, suffered particularly from rear tyre wear which forced him to slow his pace considerably, settling for finishing the race in twentieth place. Sam Lowes: “The first part of the race was the best since I’ve been with Aprilia. Both in terms of position... Read more
Austrian Grand Prix: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Some races immediately enter the history books as the flag falls. The 2017 Austrian GP proves one such example, as Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged a showcase of the best of the sport, right down to the wire. Almost side-by-side over the... Read more
It was a Saturday full of emotions for Octo Pramac Racing. On one side, we have seen a fantastic reaction from Danilo Petrucci that exceed morning difficulties and makes a masterpiece in qualifying. On the other hand, the solid performances from Scott Redding that looked to be capable of... Read more