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Joan Mir triumphant at Spielberg as rookie converts first pole to first victory
After the pole position yesterday, Joan Mir, the Palma de Mallorca rookie won his first GP in the World Championship in a nailbiting thriller of a race. 11:00 o’clock saw the lights turn off at Spielberg under a full sun with ideal temperatures for young lions in Moto3, ready to... Read more
Joan Mir takes career pole in Austria
Joan Mir, the rookie from Palma de Mallorca took a sensational first pole position, and Leopard Racing’s first of the year today in Austria. It was an extraordinary result on Saturday during official Qualifying for the Motorrad Grand Prix von Osterreich. With the sun now high in the sky and... Read more
18th place on Sachsenring grid for Joan Mir
Saturday was a day of great results for Leopard Racing in Qualifying at the the German GP. With the sun finally shinning on the 3.7 kilometres of the Sachsenring, the scene was set for the ninth Qualifying session of the 2016 season. The team’s three riders gave their maximum... Read more
Joan Mir qualifies 18th at Assen
Qualifying was hit by rain during its final minutes, making for a highly tactical session. The 4.5kilometers of ‘The Cathedral’ saw the three Leopard Racing riders feature towards the front of the field. Saturday was a bit complicated for Joan Mir, the Moto3 rookie out on track to try different... Read more
Superb seventh for Joan Mir after Mugello comeback
Two riders in the top ten the reward collected by the Leopard Racing team after a hard-fought battle. In ideal weather conditions, Fabio Quartararo and Joan Mir became authors of a splendid race characterised by their comebacks. For the Frenchman it is his best result since stepping onto the... Read more
Joan Mir qualifies an excellent tenth at Mugello
Saturday in Mugello hosted two sessions which saw the protagonists of the Moto3 calls emerge, first in Fp3 and then in Qualifying later in the afternoon. The scene was set to decide the grid for the 2016 Italian Grand Prix, the sixth round of the World Championship. The 5245m of... Read more
Joan Mir set for fightback from 8th row of French grid
It will be an uphill struggle for the rookie Joan Mir at tomorrow’s French GP. The 18 year-old Palma de Mallorca tried a different frame setup during FP3 but it did not yield the desired results. Going back to his previous setting, the young Spaniard committed 100% to the... Read more
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