2016 Jerez MotoGP Test Results Following round four of 2016 MotoGP at Jerez Circuit, which..
The title sponsors of the Yamaha MotoGP team have come together in Jerez to present the Globalrider. That trip aims to circumnavigate the world in 80 days aboard the first “connected” motorcycle. Yamaha has built up the Globalrider with the latest sensory technologies.
Much focus was on Valentino Rossi’s SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM’s Nicolo Bulega, who earned the pole. But all eyes were on Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Brad Binder, who was sent to last place (35th) due to an electronic mapping infringement on his KTM.
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.
Following the announcement that Jorge Lorenzo has signed with Ducati for the 2017/2018 MotoGP seasons, the Spaniard continued to make headlines Friday during the opening day of practice at Jerez, the first European round of the season.
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.
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!
If you like close competition, the Grand Prix of the Americas at the Circuit of the Americas is not going to be on your list of great races in MotoGP history. Of course, with all the riders sliding out on the still-developing Michelin tires, there was plenty of drama for the hard-core fans, and that’s what we are, aren’t we?
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.
If you’re going to Circuit of the Americas to watch the MotoGP race with some friends, or you are tuning in your television to watch it live on beIN Sports (coverage starts at 11:55am, ET), here’s a quick-start guide to the top 6 riders to watch at the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. Also, we have a few tidbits here to help you feel like a longtime fan if you’re with some MotoGP fanatics.
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.
Yamaha obviously wants to retain Jorge Lorenzo, but the Spaniard has until round four at Jerez to decide. But rumors are heavy that Lorenzo will sign with Ducati, which can create an ideal situation for both parties – Lorenzo just may be able the perfect pilot to prove the performance of the Desmo.
Austin MotoGP FP1 Results 2016 Marc Marquez began his weekend in the most optimal way..