Spaniard Maverick Vinales topped the time sheets on the second day of testing at the Jerez circuit. The 2011 Rookie of the Year slightly improved on the laptime from Italian newcomer Romano Fenati from yesterday with a best effort of 1’47.386. Said Italian and the Red Bull KTM pair... Read more
Rea “extremely pleased” to confirm ride with Team Gresini and ready to ride
After the confirmation of the Gresini Team on the weekend, that the Moto2 riders Wilairot and Rea will run two different liveries this season, Briton Gino Rea was finally able to confirm his signing with the team and delighted to finally be making his debut in the Moto2 class... Read more
Italian newcomer Romano Fenati has surprised the opposition on the first day of the final IRTA test at Jerez today, showing a strong pace in all sessions and finally ending the day on top of the time sheets with a best time of 1’47.414. He also had a healthy... Read more
Swiss rider Thomas Lüthi finished the first day of the final Moto2 test at Jerez with the fastest laptime, opening a gap of almosot 0.3 seconds over second-fastest rider Takaaki Nakagami. The test is the first time all Moto2 riders are together on track and provides a real shakedown... Read more
Redding itching for Jerez test: “I just want to get out and ride the bike all the time”
The Jerez circuit plays host to the final Moto2 preseason test next week, with the Marc VDS Racing Team’s Scott Redding and Mika Kallio both heading to Spain with their sights set firmly on finishing on top of the timesheet. The three days at Jerez will see the Moto2 contenders... Read more
Interview Danny Webb: “My team mate is a good rider, so I’ll be out there to beat him”
Staying with the Mahindra Racing Team for another year, 20-year-old Danny Webb looks to be more competitive in the new Moto3 class. motogp.com chatted with the always cheery youngster from Kent at the last Moto3 test at Jerez. A veteran of the 125cc class, Danny Webb makes the change to... Read more
Interview Danny Kent: “It’s going to be a really hard year”
After Danny Kent has been the standout at the last Moto3 test at Jerez, he suddenly popped up in many prediction lists for the top riders in 2012. Ahead of the final IRTA test in Jerez next week, motogp.com caught up with the young Briton to talk with him... Read more
The Gresini Moto2 Team has sent out a press release today, confirming that riders Ratthapark Wilairot and Gino Rea will compete with different sponsors and therefore slightly different liveries this season. Although there hasn’t been a specific confirmation of Rea’s signing with the team, this statement now seems to... Read more