McPhee only 24th in Valencia qualifying but with good feeling for the race
After a good start into the Moto3 qualifying for the Valencian Grand Prix John McPhee was still sitting in 10th position until shortly before the end of the session. But as other riders put in a few fast laps in the final minutes he was relegated down to 24th... Read more
Injured Scott Redding continues to tough it out through Valencia weekend
Scott Redding continued to struggle with the injuries sustained in Australia and Japan, eventually qualifying 17th for tomorrow’s 27-lap Moto2 race after, once again, riding through the pain barrier in Valencia this afternoon. The 20-year-old Briton tried a number of changes on his Kalex Moto2 machine to try and compensate... Read more
Crutchlow and Smith qualify inside top six for final showdown
Cal Crutchlow will start his farewell MotoGP race for the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team from fifth position on the grid in Valencia tomorrow after an exciting qualifying session at a packed Ricardo Tormo track. Also teammate Bradley Smith delivered another sensational qualifying performance and he will start the last... Read more
Japanese Grand Prix, Motegi: Bridgestone Saturday Review
After yesterday’s and this morning’s Free Practice sessions at Motegi were cancelled due to poor weather, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo adapted best to the revised qualifying format and the wet track, setting a time of 1’53.471 to claim the top spot on the grid for tomorrow’s Japanese Grand... 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
Japanese GP, Motegi: Qualifying round-up, MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Jorge Lorenzo will start from the front in the AirAsia Grand Prix of Japan, having clinched his second pole position within the space of a week. At the end of a single 75-minute qualifying session, the Yamaha Factory Racing rider headed Marc Marquez and Nicky Hayden, who picks up... Read more
Danny Kent storms to season best qualifying in Japan
Tech 3 Racing Team rider Danny Kent superbly mastered tricky and rapidly changing track conditions at the Twin Ring Motegi this afternoon to claim a season best ninth position on the grid for the Japanese Moto2 Grand Prix. After the entire schedule was lost to adverse weather conditions yesterday, Kent... Read more