WorldSBK Brno, Sunday roundup: World Superbike, World Supersport, WorldSSP300
World Superbike Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) took his first ever MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship race win at the Acerbis Czech Round, in an astonishing Race two which saw championship leader Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) crash out early on. The thousands of Czech fans present... Read more
WorldSBK, Brno – Saturday: History maker Rea grabs sweet sixtieth win
When the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship last graced the flowing hills of the Automotodrom Brno, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) was a promising 25-year-old with 10 race wins to his name, no world championships. The contrast this Saturday, six years later, was startling: the KRT rider led... Read more
WorldSBK Czech Round, Brno: Preview – World Superbike, World Supersport, WorldSSP300, STK1000
World Superbike Heading into the unknown, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship makes its return to Automotodrom Brno this weekend for the first time since 2012; and the entry list may look similar, but the fight out on track has certainly developed since then. Heading into the seventh round of... Read more
NOT the MotoGP News: Czech please!
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 Well we’ve been here for over a month. Just waiting. Waiting for the boys and girl to come back and do fast. And... Read more
Bradley Smith retires from Brno race
Bradley Smith rode equally as bravely once on the ‘dry bike’ but didn’t quite have any luck as he had a technical problem with the bike with just one lap remaining that prevented him seeing the chequered flag. Bradley Smith: “These conditions make it very difficult and stressful for the whole team as it... Read more
Sam Lowes 18th in Brno race
Sam Lowes finished his first flag-to-flag race 18th. Sam Lowes: “The conditions today were very strange. We started in the wet, but the track dried out incredibly fast. In hindsight, maybe starting directly with slicks would not have been such a risk. In any case, this was my first flag-to-flag and... Read more
Czech Grand Prix, Brno: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) threw down the gauntlet to his Championship rivals in the Czech GP, with the race declared wet but the track quickly drying at the start – conditions made for a tactical masterstroke for those willing to gamble. And that’s exactly what the number 93... Read more
Scott Redding leaves Brno with his head held high after competitive race performance
This Sunday at the Brno Circuit, the Octo Pramac Racing team was rich with emotions. After the initial morning drizzle, the race began under wet conditions but soon the circuit grew dry, forcing the riders to “flag to flag” by the third lap. After a fantastic start, Petrux was in... Read more