Kennynoyes.com Press Release: American Kenny Noyes, third in the 2012 Spanish (CEV) Moto2 Championship, has signed for 2013 with the Madrid-based Laglisse team, winners of the Moto2 series every year since the new category was introduced in 2010 and winners of the European Supersport Championship for the last four years Noyes will ride the Laglisse [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
DMASR Press Release: American Kenny Noyes secured third place in the Spanish (CEV) National Moto2 Championship when he managed to bring his badly handling Suter home fifth in the final race of the season at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo of Valencia. He managed four podium appearances from seven races, but the team was never able [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photographer : Tim White, Andrew Wheeler
Will MotoGP survive? Insiders say only radical cost-cutting and production-based Claiming Rules Teams (CRT) bikes can restore full grids and save teams from a shoestring existence in which lesser riders may be shaken down to cover parts costs. Sounds desperate. I’m confused. Recently, I was told that World Superbike “has 15 teams, and they are [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
Photographer : Mark Wernham
Marc Márquez is the most popular motorcycle racer in Spain. He won the 2010 125cc world title after a season-long, four-way battle with fellow Spaniards Nico Terol and Pol Espargaró and Britain’s Bradley Smith, but it was his brilliant and controversial rookie year in Moto2 that brought him fame in his homeland. Spanish fans believe [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MotoGP Press Release: Sunny yet windy conditions greeted the MotoGP classes as they embarked on their first day of practice for this weekend’s Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello, and it was Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo who laid down the marker for the premier-class as he set the fastest time of the day in the afternoon [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MotoGP Press Release: Following two weekends of action-packed racing, the MotoGP grid heads south to the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello for the final race of the triple-header. Having encountered mixed weather and high-profile crashes in both of the preceding races, the teams and riders will no-doubt be hoping for an incident-free and sunny [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MotoGP Press Release: All three MotoGP classes were met with heavy rainfall and torrid conditions for qualifying at the eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland at the Sachsenring, during which Casey Stoner made use of a briefly drying track in the final minutes to snatch pole position in the premier-class ahead of Ben Spies and Dani [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Honda’s MotoGP chief, Shuhei Nakamoto, has disclosed that for the 2014 season, the company will offer for sale a V-Four 1000cc MotoGP “production racer.” This machine will take the place of the present leased satellite bikes. It will be a full prototype, subject to current prototype rules, and is not to be confused with the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Learning Laguna – Racing MotoGP rookie Stefan Bradl rides a Honda CBR1000RR at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Photographer : Nic Coury
Stefan Bradl sat quietly under the bright, warm sun and cloudless sky this past Monday waiting for his tires to warm up. The 2011 Moto2 world champion was at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, to learn the 11-turn, 2.238-mile circuit for July’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. Moto2 and Moto3 don’t race at [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Casey Stoner Stops Spanish Dominance In Jerez Jorge Lorenzo continues to lead MotoGP world championship; Nicky Hayden top American finisher.
Photographer : Mark Wernham
Casey Stoner gambled on bike setup and tire choice for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Spain and won his first MotoGP race at the Circuit of Jerez. Last year’s race-winner and series points-leader, Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo, applied heavy pressure, closing within 0.177 of second with two laps remaining in the race, which took place under dark [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)