Imola is considered a “home” track for the Borgo Panigale-based Ducati, and the 1199 R did nothing but impress all weekend. Aruba.it Racing Ducati’s Chaz Davies completely dominated the round, topping free practice, earning the Superpole, and both 18-lap races on Saturday and Sunday.
With two of the world’s fastest riders aboard its CBR1000RR SP Fireblade superbikes – John McGuinness and Conor Cummins – Honda Racing wrapped up testing ahead of the first race on the international road racing calendar, the North West 200 (May 10-14).
2016 Jerez MotoGP Test Results Following round four of 2016 MotoGP at Jerez Circuit, which..
2016 Jerez MotoGP Results For the first time of season, MotoGP headed to Europe. Under..
When Jorge Lorenzo claimed the pole for the 2016 MotoGP season opener in Qatar, the reigning champ qualified in the top position for the 62nd time of his GP career.
This allowed him to steal the record of most poles from nine-time World Champion and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP teammate Valentino Rossi. But the 37-year-old Italian wasn’t about to let Lorenzo win; he earned the 62nd pole of his GP career Saturday at round four in Jerez, the first European round of the season.
2016 Jerez MotoGP Press Conference After three rounds that took riders from the sandy region..
Ahead of Austin MotoGP at Circuit of the Americas, we reported that Jorge Lorenzo was expected to join Ducati, and the news should break ahead of round four in Jerez.
Just over a week later, these expectations were confirmed – the reigning MotoGP Champion has signed with Ducati to ride through the 2017 and 2018 MotoGP Championships.
Team Kawasaki SRC proved the worth of the new ZX-10R at one of the most challenging races of 2016 – the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the opening round of the 2016 FIM World Endurance Championship.
And the team of Gregory Leblanc, Matthieu Lagrive and Fabien Foret showed absolutely zero remorse; the three-rider team lead 680 laps of the Le Mans endurance race, finishing nine laps ahead of April Moto Motors Events (Suzuki GSX-R1000) and F.C.C. TSR Honda (CBR1000RR).
Marquez’s weekend at COTA was absolutely flawless. He led all four free practices, qualified on pole, and earned the win by over six seconds ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo. Claiming the final podium position was Ducati Team’s Andrea Iannone, who finished 10.947 seconds behind. Here’s a photo gallery of all the best from COTA!
Sorry for the monotonous reports month after month, but BMW Motorrad has done it once again. The Bavarian motorcycle manufacturer has posted positive sales for the first quarter of 2016 with a growth of 7.7 percent over the same quarter of 2015.
For the fourth-straight year, MotoGP headed to Austin’s Circuit of the Americas, a 3.4-mile circuit containing 20 corners and a challenging layout with multiple elevation changes that drive most racers insane.
Upon the restart – a five-lap dash to the checkered flag at Circuit of the Americas- Hayden lacked grip as Elias charged to the lead and earned the MotoAmerica Superbike race-one win. Hayden found himself in a heated battle with Monster Energy Graves Yamaha’s Josh Hayes, a four-time AMA Superbike winner.
Marc Marquez continues his reputation as the king of Austin’s Circuit of the Americas. The 23-year-old Repsol Honda rider, who won every race there since 2013 from pole, led all free practices Friday and Saturday.
The two-time MotoGP Champion, who won last weekend in Argentina, was untouchable once again during Austin MotoGP qualifying 2016. Marquez had earned the Austin MotoGP pole – his second-consecutive after Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina – with a 2:03.188 around the 3.4-mile Texas circuit containing 20 turns.