NOT the MotoGP News: Austin Powers!
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 Circuit de la Americas also known as COSTA to all autocorrect functions is in a biiiiig country. And a bigly country... Read more
Cal Crutchlow takes 19th after mid-race crash at COTA
It proved a demanding day for LCR Honda CASTROL rider Cal Crutchlow as he finished outside the points at the Grand Prix of the Americas on Sunday. The Briton – who was leading the riders’ championship heading into the race – claimed seventh position on the grid, but ultimately... Read more
MotoGP It’s closer than ever as the flag falls at the end of the Americas GP, with Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) taking the win and Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) taking the Championship lead as Texas shook up the standings. There are now five riders within eight points at the... Read more
DNF closes difficult Texas weekend for Danny Kent
The MB Conveyors-Speed ​​Up Team ended the Texan weekend once again in the points but this time with Fabio Quartararo, who brought his Speed ​​Up SF18 to the fifteenth place. Unfortunately, Danny Kent’s race ended during lap 4 due to a crash in which, fortunately, the English rider was... Read more
Scott Redding Struggles to find the right feeling in Americas GP
Raceday at the Circuit of the Americas proved frustrating for Scott Redding as he struggled to find the right feeling with the hard tyres chosen for the race, having to settle for a seventeenth place finish in the end. The tests scheduled for Monday on this track, where both... Read more
Difficult Americas qualifying sees Danny Kent line up 22nd on the grid
MB Conveyors-Speed Up Racing Team rider Danny Kent completed his Americas GP qualifying session in twenty-second position and will start on Sunday from the eighth row. It was more than an uphill battle for teammate Danny Kent who, although making improvements, struggled a lot to find the single qualifying lap.... Read more
Lack of grip makes for difficult qualifying in Texas for Scott Redding
Saturday proved a demanding day at the COTA for Scott Redding. The Aprilia rider and his teammate, who had done two good practice sessions on Friday, found completely different grip conditions ahead of Qualifying. The lack of feeling conditioned preparation for the qualifiers, forcing both to go through the... Read more
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Things got pretty hot in Texas in qualifying for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, with drama first striking as reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took a tumble at Turn 13 and was heading back to the garage on the back of a scooter as... Read more