The Moto2 tests that are taking place at the Jerez Circuit are very productive for Marc Marquez, who in the second day of tests continued with his positive adaptation to Moto2. The Repsol rider, who had a new chassis today, has kept a consistent pace with very competitive times.
Valentino Rossi started positively Tuesday at the Sepang pre-season MotoGP test, finishing ninth overall. Things looked promising, especially since he was the highest-placed Ducati rider.
Marc Marquez News
The Repsol rider, who’s a 125cc World Champion and able to dominate his Moto2 bike at more than 240 km/h, came of age Thursday to take took his driving exam.
Used to see him flying over the World Championship circuits, it is paradoxical to think that a Motorcycling World Champion would not have a driving license.
Marquez Repsol Blog
Marc Marquez started his first year in the intermediate category of the World Championship, Moto2, with good results.
The winner of the 125cc World Championship title in 2010 will give details of his steps to the final triumph exclusively for the fans every Monday on his blog at Repsol.com.
Moto2 Pre-Season Test
Julian Simon was the quickest Moto2 rider on Friday in the second of three days of testing at the Valencia circuit. The Mapfre Aspar rider set a best lap of 1’36.0 on his Suter machine, as the top ten were separated by 0.8s.
When Valentino Rossi crashed at Mugello on June 5 while competing with Fiat Yamaha, thousands of fans and colleagues were devastated that the nine-time World Champion would miss most of the 2010 MotoGP season.
Repsol rider Marc Marquez, current 125cc World Champion, was awarded Tuesday the National prize Princesa de Asturias S.A.R Doña Letizia.
In Tuesday’s meeting of the Sports Council, the jury granted the National Prize to the Under-18 sportsman with the most prominent sporting progress during 2010.
2011 Moto2 Entry List
FIM released the provisional Moto2 entry roster for Moto2 on Monday, listing 38 riders for 2011.
Valentino Rossi – 2010 Biography
Last year saw Valentino Rossi cross more milestones in his incredible career and take a ninth world championship title, his fourth with Yamaha. He showed that after fourteen years of racing in the World Championship he is still the best rider of his generation and worthy of his crown. The Italian hero took six wins in a season, which saw him and his rivals all make mistakes at times as they pushed each other to unexpectedly great heights.
Silvano Celi is Dainese’s Master Tailor, and is also the man who has personally fit Valentino Rossi for his entire career. In a rare visit to the U.S, Silvano will be available to measure racers and customers interested in a custom-fit Dainese leather suit, whether now or in the near future. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the man who gears up the nine-time World Champion at every race.
Appointments are limited to Sunday, January 24th. Interested parties should call the D-Store at (949) 650-2300 to schedule their appointment.