WorldSBK Test, Phillip Island: Rea ends on top as one second covers the top ten
Keen to get out on track for the final day of the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship pre-season, the weather was kinder to riders Down Under on Tuesday and they took advantage of two full sessions on track. With less than three days to go until the first... Read more
WorldSBK Phillip Island Test: Day one roundup – World Superbike, World Supersport
World Superbike Windy conditions welcomed riders to the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit as the final pre-season test of 2018 was underway, but there were no surprises from the timing screens as Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) ended the day on top, followed by the Kawasaki Racing Team... Read more
Thailand MotoGP test, day two: Marquez blasts below the 1:30 bracket at Buriram
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) celebrated his 25th birthday in style at the #ThaiTest, leaving it late to set the first ever sub-1:30 laptime of Buriram quite a way through a mammoth 90+ lap workload for the six-time World Champion. That took the top spot back from teammate Dani... Read more
Buriram test, day 1: Crutchlow and Rins take first honours in Thailand
Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) topped the first day of testing at Chang International Circuit, taking over from reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) later in the session to set a 1:30.797. Despite setting the fastest lap so far by a MotoGP™ rider at the new venue, the... Read more
Buriram awaits as MotoGP testing heads for Thailand and the newest venue on the calendar
New country, new culture, new challenge…but the same incredible riders ready to take on the track. It’s time for Chang International Circuit in Buriram to debut in MotoGP™, with a three-day test giving the grid their first taste of the venue ahead of the first ever PTT Thailand Grand... Read more
Alex Marquez on top in Moto2 as Arbolino reigns Moto3 at Jerez test
Alex Marquez (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) ended the second test of the Moto2™ season on top of the timesheets, fastest on Day 3 and quickest overall with a 1:40.926. The Spaniard staked an immediate claim on the class on his first outing in 2018 – with EG 0,0 Marc... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo below lap record pace to dominate Day 3 of Sepang test
Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) decimated the competition on the third and final day of the #SepangTest, setting the fastest ever lap around the Malaysian venue with a 1:58.830. His closest challenger was Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa – the fastest man on Day 1 of the test – who... Read more
Viñales and Rossi reign on Day 2 of Sepang Test
Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) went quickest on Day 2 at Sepang International Circuit, just beating teammate Valentino Rossi to the top late on as the Yamaha duo put in some timeattack laps. Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) was third quickest, with the top three split by less than... Read more