Sam Lowes called on to come from behind in Austrian race
Sam Lowes is in a similar situation, twenty-third in qualifying, but rather confident in his chances to manage race distance. His goal is to finish in the points and gain confidence in view of his home GP at Silverstone. Sam Lowes: “These qualifiers were rather hard for us. Even Aleix struggled... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Austria: Ogura dominates Red Bull Ring 1 after first lap drama
Ai Ogura overcame a first lap collision that knocked down both Can Öncü and Aleix Viu and rode a brilliant race to stamp his authority on the first Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup race of the weekend. The 16-year-old Japanese recovered from the incident at the second tight right... Read more
Danny Kent to sit out Austrian GP
Danny Kent hurt himself more than expected during the crash in FP1 on Friday morning at Spielberg. Additional to the hematoma in his backside he also suffered from a stiff neck and headache. After the FP3 on Saturday, a whiplash was confirmed by the Clinica Mobile. The young Brit... Read more
John McPhee fifth fastest in Austrian GP qualifying
John McPhee pulled a fast one in qualifying for the Austrian GP, going fifth quickest in the chaotic session after some good pace all weekend. Lining up on the second row lays good foundations for a push forward on Sunday. Doing 15 laps in the session with a best of... Read more
Austrian Grand Prix: Friday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP After just being pipped to the post in FP1, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) hit back in the afternoon at the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich as action ended in a shootout, coming out on top by two tenths to keep Ducati’s stranglehold on the venue. Maverick Viñales (Movistar... Read more
NOT the MotoGP News: The Ducati Empire Strikes Back… A Spielberg Production staring Andrea Iannone
Welcome to NOT The MotoGP News – our blog by Guy Anderson. Oh – and when you’re done, make sure to go follow Guy on Twitter – @SirGuyGuisborne   Yep, that headline has more corn than a field of wheat…… The RedBull Ring is handily located near Spielberg, so we weren’t... Read more
Frustrating race ends difficult weekend for John McPhee in Austria
Great weather conditions and fully occupied grandstands along the picturesque Red Bull Ring in Austria’s Styria, the greenest landscape in the Alps, provided an outstanding spectacle for all participants during the comeback of the world’s most prestigious racing series on two wheels in Austria. Both riders in Peugeot Motocycles... Read more
Scott Redding brings Octo Pramac Yakhnich to the Parc Fermée on the day of the Ducati’s triumph
Octo Pramac Yakhnihc gains an awesome place at the Red Bull Ring’s Parc Fermeé to celebrate the historic 1-2 finish by Andrea Iannone and Andrea Dovizioso. At the end of a great race, the British rider wins eighth place but especially the 1st Independent Team prize in ‘#AustrianGP’. After... Read more