WorldSBK Phillip Island testing concludes with Bautista the man to beat in Australia
World Superbike Álvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) stormed to the top of the timesheets again on Tuesday at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit with a best lap of 1’30.303, a whole 0.440 seconds faster than his best from the previous day and nearly half a second quicker than four-time... Read more
WorldSBK Phillip Island Test: Bautista dominates day one in Australia
World Superbike After three weeks of rest the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship riders were back in action on Monday at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit for the final pre-season test before the season premiere. Amidst chilly temperatures and winds, Ducati’s debutant Álvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) clocked in... Read more
WorldSBK Phillip Island Official Test: the last chance to get ready for 2019
WorldSBK and WorldSSP teams will have one last chance left to make their final preparations ahead of the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship season opener. In fact, from 18th-19th February riders will be taking to the track around Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit for two more days... Read more
MotoGP testing, Sepang – Ducati domination on Day 3: Petrucci, Bagnaia set the pace
After Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) missed out on setting the fastest ever lap of Sepang by just 0.067 on Thursday, Friday saw action in Malaysia end on a high as not one but six riders went quicker than Jorge Lorenzo’s quickest effort in 2018. The quickest of... Read more
Sepang MotoGP test, Day 2: Viñales obliterates the opposition
Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) got within just 0.067 of Jorge Lorenzo’s fastest ever lap of Sepang on Day 2 of testing, with the 1:58.830 set by Lorenzo last season – although not an official lap record – now surely under threat on Day 3. Viñales had been... Read more
MotoGP testing, Sepang: Day 1 report
Despite still suffering the effects of surgery on his left shoulder during the winter break, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has topped the timesheets on Day 1 at the Sepang Test with a 1:59.621, 0.259 faster than Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) in second and 0.316 quicker than third... Read more
2019 is go as MotoGP testing at Sepang gets underway
After a shakedown test for factories with concessions, test riders and a few other bikes sharing the track, it’s now time for the season to begin proper. Sepang International Circuit remains the host, and the whole class of 2019 is now ready to rumble and head out on track... Read more
WorldSBK: Jonathan Rea tops final day of pre-season testing at Portimao
WorldSBK and WorldSSP riders completed the final day of testing around Autodromo do Algarve in Portimao, which hosted from 27th-28th January the final two-day European pre-season test before the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship season will kick off in Australia next month. A stronger wind blew at the Portuguese... Read more