Crutchlow concludes first contact with new team and bike: “Now I look forward to the Sepang test”
After six days of track action at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana (three for the MotoGP season finale, three at the post-race test), the Ducati Team finally prepares to head home and begin preparing for the 2014 season. The team that leaves Spain has a different makeup than... Read more
Crutchlow continues adaptation to new bike and set-up testing
Work continued for the Ducati Team on the second of three days of testing planned for this week at Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana, where Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow turned 62 and 53 laps, respectively. Crutchlow continued familiarizing himself with his new bike and experimenting with setup. The Briton... Read more
Smith takes 7th as Crutchlow crashes out of season finale at Valencia
The 2013 MotoGP World Championship campaign ended with mixed emotions for the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team in Valencia this afternoon, with Bradley Smith racing to a hard fought seventh place in an enthralling season finale. There was to be no fairy tale final appearance in the French-based squad though... Read more
Courageous Crutchlow ends bruising British Grand Prix in 7th, Smith takes 9th
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Cal Crutchlow showed tremendous determination and desire in this afternoon’s British Grand Prix, the home crowd hero racing to a seventh place finish in front of a record attendance at Silverstone. British teammate Bradley Smith also demonstrated his battling qualities in the 20-lap race... Read more
Photos: Cal Crutchlow during the German Grand Prix at Sachsenring
It was another impressive performance from Cal Crutchlow at the Sachsenring, overcoming injury from heavy crashes in the practice sessions to finish the race in second position, beating factory Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi in the process and scoring already his fourth podium finish of the season. With Laguna Seca... Read more
Photos: Cal Crutchlow during the Dutch Grand Prix at Assen
A selection of photos from Cal Crutchlow’s weekend at the Dutch Grand Prix in Assen. It was another outstanding weekend for the Brit, taking his first ever MotoGP pole position and returning to the podium after making up ground in the final laps of the race. Source: Team Tech3 Read more
Cal Crutchlow on hopes of winning this year and a factory ride in 2014
In the third of his series of columns for BBC Sport, Cal Crutchlow talked to Azi Farni about Valentino Rossi, Suzuki and his chances of winning a race this season… We are now a third of the way through the championship and it’s nice to have equalled my podium tally... Read more
Photos: Cal Crutchlow at the Catalunya Grand Prix in Montmelo
After taking another excellent front row start, the race in Catalunya didn’t quite turn out as expected for Cal Crutchlow as he suffered his first DNF of the season while fighting for fourth place. Despite the disappointment the Brit once again showed superior speed on his satellite Yamaha and... Read more