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Joan Mir takes an excellent sixth in Jerez
The 2016 Grand Prix of Spain was a difficult and gruelling race for the Leopard Racing team. In the Moto3 class all the riders lined up on the grid having taken great encouragement from Warm Up, which was postponed by over half an hour due to heavy morning fog. At... Read more
Joan Mir rockets to seventh on Spanish GP grid
The morning began with overcast skies and low temperatures, nevertheless the protagonists of the Moto3 class forged ahead. Many were able to lower their times in the third and final Free Practice session. Mir, and teammtes Locatelli and Quartararo all working hard to edge closer to their ideal lap... Read more
Frustrating FP2 for Joan Mir at COTA
Overall it was a positive first day of practice for Leopard Racing. At the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, the three riders of the Moto3 class all performed well and made steady improvement since first unleashing themselves in FP1. Now a veteran of the top five thanks to... Read more
Superb fifth for Joan Mir in Argentina’s tricky conditions
An extraordinary result rewarded all the efforts of the Leopard Racing Team, completing a great afternoon at the Argentina GP. All three riders left the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit with points, their performance emphasised by Joan Mir and teammate Andrea Locatelli. The day began with a cold shower, after... Read more
Joan Mir ready to charge from second row in Argentina
Saturday was a demanding experience for the Leopard Racing team at the Termas de Rio Hondo track. With temperatures slightly cooler than yesterday and the track in a better conditions with more rubber down from early Free Practice sessions, the afternoon hosting the second Qualifying session of the season. Joan... Read more
Joan Mir twelfth in Qatar season opener
It was a bittersweet finish to the opening race of the 2016 season for the Moto3 class. At the Losail International Circuit, the three Leopard Racing riders were confident of building on their positive results from Free Practice and Qualifying. Today, however, Leopard Racing riders couldn’t return their best efforts. Fabio... Read more
Top ten Qatar qualifying for Joan Mir
Qualifying for the Moto3 Grand Prix at the Losail International Circuit on Qatar took place this evening as the three Leopard Racing riders looked to make an impact on the grid ahead of the race tomorrow with young Spaniard Joan Mir taking the tenth spot on the grid. Teammate Fabio... Read more
Joan Mir an impressive 2nd in opening Qatar practice session
The first two free practice sessions have officially heralded the beginning the Grand Prix of Qatar, the first stop of the 2016 season for the Moto3 World Championship. After a month and a half of testing, split between four private sessions and two official IRTA tests, it is now full... Read more
Joan Mir finishes third on final day of Jerez test
A morning struck with abnormally cold and foggy conditions stopped the Leopard Racing team during the first session of the final day in Jerez. Dense and very low fog along with temperatures of just 13°C saw only seven riders take to the track. Fortunately during the second half of the... Read more
Efren Vazquez second, Joan Mir DNF in eventful Australian Grand Prix
It’s obvious that summer time isn’t far away at the southern hemisphere as bright skies with ambient temperatures and some light winds accompanied race day at Phillip Island for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. It seems all went according to plan as the Moto3 pack left the line on... Read more