Red Bull Rookies: Jerez Preseason Test Day 1 report
The twelfth Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup season got underway in Jerez today with the preseason test and 25 of the world’s fastest teenagers blowing out the winter cobwebs on the Moto3 spec KTMs. The first races are not until the Gran Premio Red Bull de España in Jerez on... Read more
First British Talent Cup testing sees Rory Skinner take to the top
Rory Skinner topped the first British Talent Cup testing in Valencia, two tenths ahead of closest rival Brian Hart on the combined timesheets by the end of Day 2. The field closed in on the second day – with third-placed Storm Stacey only a further tenth in arrears. The weather... Read more
Testing at Valencia kicks the inaugural British Talent Cup season into gear
The inaugural British Talent Cup will soon be underway, with two days of testing giving the class of 2018 their first track time ahead of the first race weekend at the end of March. The test days are the 5th and 6th of March, with the Official Test taking... Read more
MotoGP Qatar Test – Day 3 Roundup
Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) leaves the #QatarTest as the fastest man on track, with the Frenchman just over a tenth over Jorge Lorenzo’s 10-year-old pole lap record to top the test with a 1:54.029. Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) shot back up into the higher echelons on... Read more
Qatar MotoGP Testing – Day Two Roundup
Andrea Iannone (Team Suzuki Ecstar) went quickest on the second day of the third and final preseason test at Losail International Circuit, blasting to the top late on to take over from compatriot Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team). Despite some early rain in the desert, the field got in some... Read more
Qatar MotoGP Test – Day One Report
Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) opened the #QatarTest on top of the timesheets, with last year’s victor at Losail putting in a 1:55.053 to narrowly beat Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) to the top by less than half a tenth. Even closer than that, Andrea Iannone (Team Suzuki Ecstar) took... Read more
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
Pre-season testing interview with John McPhee
John McPhee has just completed the first two official test sessions with his new KTM and his new team, CIP Green Power. So what’s the overall takeout from the sessions and how are you settling in with the new team? I’m feeling quite happy with the new bike, it feels good... Read more