Motul Grand Prix of Japan, Motegi – raceday roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) wrapped up a sensational seventh World Championship title at the home of Honda, Motegi, claiming a stunning victory at the Motul Grand Prix of Japan after a race-long battle with Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team). It didn’t end the way of Buriram, however, with the... Read more
Japanese GP, Motegi: Qualifying roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) is doing everything he can to deny Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) the crown in the Motul Grand Prix of Japan, going fastest on Friday and following it up with pole position on Saturday – his third in the premier class at the track –... Read more
NOT the MotoGP News – Japanese Grand Prix review
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 We can’t do it. We won’t do it. The editor will shoot us and consign us to the pages of... Read more
AirAsia Grand Prix of Japan: Race round-up, MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Jorge Lorenzo has triumphed for the seventh time in 2013, winning Sunday’s AirAsia Grand Prix of Japan. The Yamaha Factory Racing rider fought off a stiff challenge from Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa to ensure that the MotoGP™ title battle goes down to the wire for... Read more
Crutchlow prevails in exciting Tech 3 battle in Japan, comes home 7th
Cal Crutchlow triumphed in an exciting duel with Monster Yamaha Tech 3 teammate Bradley Smith in today’s Japanese Grand Prix to claim a hard fought seventh position that secured the British rider the honour of finishing leading non-factory rider in 2013. With only 45 minutes of dry track time available... Read more
Difficult end to flyaway races for Danny Kent
The final round of a gruelling flyaway triple-header at the Twin Ring Motegi track in Japan did not end on a high note for the Tech 3 Racing Moto2 Team. Danny Kent’s joy at claiming a season best grid position yesterday was unfortunately short-lived, with the British rider forced to... Read more
John McPhee qualifies 22nd at Motegi, hoping to improve on raceday
Qualifying for Moto3 at Motegi had a delayed start due to weather. The session was extended to 55mins to compensate for zero free practice, and was run in pretty atrocious conditions with standing water in parts. Rain returned soon after start, and riders were running with taped up radiators... Read more
Scott Redding qualifies 15th in Japan despite fractured writst
Scott Redding qualified 15th at Motegi today, just a week after fracturing the radius in his left arm. Scott was passed fit to ride by circuit medical staff on Thursday afternoon, but his return to the track was delayed until today’s qualifying session by the weather conditions that have proved... Read more