Joan Mir maintains championship lead in tough Texas race
At 11 local time (20°C air / 28°C asphalt), the lights at Austin’s CoTA went out and the third race of the 2017 season began. Leopard Racing Team’s duo were located on the first row with Joan Mir, thanks to a last lap dash in Qualifying, while his team-mate... Read more
Front row start in Texas for Joan Mir
With exceptional action in the last few minutes, Moto3 Championship leader Joan Mir secured second on the grid behind the pole of Aron Canet, with the Fenati completing the first row. A front row he did not expect, arriving in the last moment of Qualifying at the Grand Prix... Read more
Joan Mir takes second superb victory of 2017 in Argentina
The lights went out at the Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo and racing began at round 2 of the Moto3 World Championship. The Leopard Racing Team duo were on the fourth and sixth rows respectively on the grid, Livio Loi (12th) and Joan Mir (16th). But the talent of... Read more
Unlucky qualifying leaves Joan Mir lining up 16th for Argentine GP
Joan Mir will start from the sixth row of the grid at the Grand Prix of Argentina. The arrival of the rain a few minutes before the end of qualifying determined that the Spaniard, until now the absolute ruler of the weekend, was to start down the grid. Tomorrow... Read more
Joan Mir takes superb win in season opener at Losail
At 18 o’clock local time the starting lights went out at the Losail International Circuit, scene of the first race of the 2017 season for young protagonists of Moto3. The grid was decided by the times of the combined free practice on Friday, because the repeated precipitation that yesterday... Read more
Joan Mir takes Valencia podium and Rookie of the Year title
It was a masterful race for Joan Mir in Valencia, conducted with tactical intelligence and tenacity, still fighting with a knife between his teeth for the first positions. He spent a good time out alone at the front of the race and was clearly confident. The 19-year old Mallorcan ... Read more
Joan Mir lucky to escape injury in Sepang crash
At 12:00 local time a thrilling lightweight class race began, drama was immediate as a number of front-runners fell early. Among them was Bulega, vying with Joan Mir for the Rookie-of-the-year title. Soon the Spaniard moved into the lead of the race. Unfortunately, at Turn 7, the treacherous asphalt betrayed... Read more
Joan Mir places ninth in Motegi
At 11 o’clock (local time), the lights of the Twin Ring Motegi went out and the Moto3 race was underway. The opening corners claimed Navarro, Rodrigo and McPhee who all fell. Great starts for Quartararo and Joan Mir saw the pair in eighth and ninth place, while teammate... Read more
“Difficult day” sees Joan Mir qualify fourteenth on Motegi grid
An intense round of qualifying practice this afternoon at Twin Ring Motegi, the scene of the fifteenth round of the 2016 World Championship. On the 4.8 km of the Japanese track, the riders riders of Leopard Racing team gave their all in the decisive session to set their starting... Read more
Joan Mir takes an amazing top 5 finish at his home race
At 11 o’clock on Sunday the lights of the Grand Prix Movistar de Aragon went out, for the fourteenth round of the 2016 World Championship. After gaining two positions (24th) on the grid due to the penalties imposed on other riders, Joan Mir shot off and was already 10th... Read more