Crutchlow continues strong testing form at Jerez
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team riders Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso kicked off their final preparations for the 2012 MotoGP World Championship with a positive and productive first day of testing at the Jerez circuit in Spain. Crutchlow continued his outstanding winter testing form to set the fifth fastest time... Read more
Kent ready for season opener in Qatar after productive preseason
Leading KTM riders Danny Kent and Sandro Cortese were up with the best over three days of tests on the Jerez circuit in Spain for the new Moto3 class of MotoGP. Strong times registered by Cortese and Kent again underlined that they are in good shape ahead of the... Read more
Team Tech3 and Cal Crutchlow present 2012 livery at Jerez
With anticipation building ahead of the start of the new 1000cc MotoGP World Championship era in 2012, the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team unveiled its exciting new livery at the Jerez circuit in Spain earlier today. Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso showed off the new design, incorporating the instantly recognisable... Read more
Rea has difficult test cut short after collision destroys bike
Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 rider Gino Rea struggled to make progress with set-up work on his Morwaki MD600 on the last day of testing at Jerez and his cause wasn’t helped by a collision with Marc Marquez, who he was unable to avoid as the Spaniard circulated at... Read more
Redding overall satisfied with preseason: “Now I just can’t wait to start racing”
Mika Kallio and Scott Redding will head for the opening race of 2012 in Qatar confident of making a positive start to the season, after a strong showing in the final three-day preseason test at the Jerez circuit in Spain. Redding struggled with illness initially, but as his condition improved... Read more
Smith “a lot more confident” after positive Jerez test despite late high-speed crash
Tech 3 Racing riders Bradley Smith and Xavier Simeon ended their preparations for the 2012 Moto2 World Championship today with a positive and productive three-day test at the Jerez circuit in Spain. Smith and Simeon took full advantage of gloriously sunny but breezy conditions throughout the test to put... Read more
Maverick Vinales finished the final day of the last preseason test at Jerez on top of the pile with a best laptime of 1’46.838. Less than half a second slower was Briton Danny Kent who finished the 2012 preseason similarly strong as the last test at Jerez, facing his... Read more
British riders Scott Redding and Bradley Smith both finished the second day of testing at Jerez inside the top ten, Redding ending the sessions less than half a second slower than Thomas Lüthi, the Swiss rider again topping the time sheets. Bradley Smith kept the gap under a second,... Read more