Vroom Magazine - MotoGP WorldSBK CEV Repsol
Repsol riders ready to fight at Jerez, Alex Marquez makes his world championship debut
The MotoGP travelling circus pitches up at the Circuito de Jerez this week for the first European round of the season – at which the Repsol riders will be enjoying the unconditional support of the packed grandstands. The event follows a great start to the year in Qatar, where... Read more
Vinales wins as Oliveira has one hand on the podium and Rins shows great debut performance
Maverick Viñales made Grand Prix history today, winning the first ever Moto3 World Championship race. The Repsol rider started from second on the grid for the Qatar Grand Prix —the only race on the calendar to take place at night. The 2011 125cc Rookie of the Year did not have... Read more
Vinales, Oliveira and Rins satisfied with positive qualifying session
The first qualifying session of 2012 featured a strong showing from the Repsol riders in Losail. Maverick Viñales came close to recording the best time of the session and ended up less than a tenth of a second off poleman Sandro Cortese. Miguel Oliveira, who also had his turn... Read more
Oliveira, Rins and Vinales satisfied with work ahead of qualifying session
Activity continued on Friday at Losail, with the Moto3 riders undertaking their third free practice session of the year. Maverick Viñales was fourth quickest and was the highest placing of the Repsol riders, accompanied by teammate Miguel Oliveira in the top five and Álex Rins in seventh place. The strong... Read more
Oliveira, Rins and Vinales quickly get up to speed at Qatar
The long-awaited 2012 World Championship finally began on Thursday at Losail, debuting a new category for the occasion. The Moto3 class enjoyed a first two practice sessions at the Qatari circuit, with the Repsol riders starting strong. Maverick Viñales topped the timesheet at the end of the opening session,... Read more
Repsol youngsters excited to start the Moto3 class in earnest at Qatar
The Losail International Circuit will light up this weekend for the opening round of the 2012 MotoGP World Championship. The Repsol riders, present in the three Grand Prix categories of MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3, are excited about the challenge ahead after an excellent two months of preseason. The Qatar... Read more
Vinales, Oliveira and Rins conclude productive test at Jerez and ready for the season
The third day of the Jerez Official Test concluded the Moto3 preseason with a brilliant performance from Maverick Viñales, who was just nine thousandths of a second off the unofficial circuit record for a lower cylinder category bike at the track —set by Marc Márquez two years ago— and... Read more
Vinales, Oliveira and Rins make steady progress on second day at Jerez
Testing continued at the Jerez Circuit in Spain on Tuesday, with the Repsol Moto3 riders continuing to impress. Maverick Viñales focused on improving his times and achieved his target, whilst Miguel Oliveira was back amongst the top seven. Álex Rins continued to improve his feeling on his new bike... Read more
Oliveira and Vinales comfortable from the start, Rins still adjusting after recovering from injury
The Circuito de Jerez is the scene of three days of testing for the lower cylinder classes, and the Moto3 riders had their first chance of the week to ride this Monday. Maverick Viñales remained one of the fastest riders on the timesheet, completing day one in second place.... Read more
Repsol youngsters officially present colourful livery for 2012 season
Four weeks away from the start of the Moto3 World Championship, Repsol riders Miguel Oliveira and Álex Rins had their own special presentation alongside their machines this morning. Joined by fellow Repsol family members Álex Márquez, María Herrera, Francesco Bagnaia and Lorenzo Baldassarri —riders from the CEV Spanish National... Read more