Sam Lowes 17th in Motegi GP
Sam Lowes, who started from 19th on the grid, had a more difficult start to the race. After dropping down to 21st just after the start, the Brit slowly set his pace and finished 17th. The two SWISS INNOVATIVE INVESTORS KTM team’s riders will be back in a few days’... Read more
Superb second for Cal Crutchlow in Motegi
LCR Honda CASTROL rider Cal Crutchlow produced the goods at HRC’s home race on Sunday as he claimed second place at the Twin Ring Motegi. Having been consistently fast throughout the weekend, the Briton got the result his efforts deserved as he followed home HRC colleague Marc Marquez who... Read more
Scott Redding 19th in Motegi race
Scott Redding rode the only RS-GP over the finish line in the Japanese race. The English rider finished nineteenth, so outside of the points zone, despite a good start which, in the early stages of the race, had placed him in the battle for a good finishing position. Scott Redding: “I... 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
Bradley Smith 17th in Motegi
The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team had never before been on Japanese soil but the team managed to brilliantly qualify both bikes through Q1 directly into Q2 for the first time to be 7th and 8th on the grid as the lights went green. Through enormous plumes of spray... Read more
DNF for Cal Crutchlow in Motegi
An unhappy weekend for Cal Crutchlow and the LCR Honda team was compounded when the Briton failed to finish the Japanese Grand Prix. As it did throughout this year’s event, more rain fell at the Twin Ring circuit in Motegi on Sunday and Crutchlow suffered two falls in a... Read more
Scott Redding ends forgettable Japanese GP weekend with 16th
The Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi proved to be a weekend to forget for Scott Redding. The English rider never managed to find a good feeling during practices but on raceday, from the first lap he tried to push to bring home a few points. On lap 7, he... Read more
Japanese GP, Motegi: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP In pouring rain at the Twin Ring Motegi, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged one of the greatest MotoGP™ duels of all time, putting everything on the line down to the final lap, and the final corner. And despite the best efforts of the... Read more