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Spaniards finish first official test at Valencia in strong positions
The three day pre-season Moto3 test at the Ricardo Tormo circuit concluded on Friday, and warmer weather meant lower lap times and more laps to get acquainted with the new breed of motorcycles. After two days of cold and wind at the Valencia circuit, the weather finally eased up and... Read more
Oliveira again among the fastest on second day of testing
Low temperatures once again hit testing in Valencia on Thursday, as Repsol riders Maverick Viñales, Miguel Oliveira and Álex Márquez took to their Moto3 bikes slightly later than planned due to the lack of track heat. Despite this delay, all three riders put in plenty of kilometres and continued... Read more
Moto3 riders continue with busy schedule in Valencia
Moto3 pre-season testing at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia continued with teams making the most of slightly warmer temperatures during the second day of their first test of 2012. Sunshine and slightly higher temperatures than Wednesday gave the teams and riders the opportunity to get through a busy test... Read more
Márquez, Oliveira and Viñales start the season in earnest at Valencia
After a long winter break, the Repsol Moto3 riders —Álex Márquez, Miguel Oliveira and Maverick Viñales— today had the opportunity to ride their new bikes for the first time in 2012. They did so at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, where low temperatures greeted the riders for the... Read more
Official Moto3 test at Valencia starts with Aspar riders fastest of the Spaniards
2012 Preparations are underway for the inaugural Moto3™ class, with the first day of the Official three day Test at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia finishing with the Sandro Cortese leading the field. After a slow start to the day due to cold weather conditions, there was plenty of... Read more
Viñales joins Repsol lineup for 2012
Maverick Viñales and Repsol are joining forces in 2012. The 17-year-old from Roses in Spain has become the latest addition to the select group of riders sponsored by Repsol in the motorcycle World Championship. With the signing of the breakthrough rider of last season, Repsol have strengthened yet further their... Read more
Salom fastest in private Valencia test despite technical issues
After the long winter break in order to have the best possible preparation ahead of the new season of the Moto3 championship, RW Racing GP rider Luis Salom will participate in a series of tests in the coming weeks, including the one that has taken place on January 30th... Read more
Salom & De Puniet fastest on first day of private test at Valencia
Before the 2012 season kicks off in earnest for most of the MotoGP riders in Sepang on Tuesday, a few of their CRT-riding colleagues were already out on track today, testing their new machines at the Valencian Ricardo Tormo circuit. As it is a private test there was no official... Read more
Alex Rins undergoes surgery after breaking left shoulder and will miss Valencia test
Current CEV (Spanish National Championship) 125GP titlist, Alex Rins, has today undergone a successful operation to treat a dislocated fracture of his left shoulder. The procedure was performed by the Chief of the Hand and Upper Extremities Surgical Unit, Dr. Xavier Mir, and Dr. Victor Marlet — Chief of... Read more
The FIM have released the provisional entry list for the 2012 Moto3 championship. 3 LUIGI MORCIANO ITA – IODA RACING PROJECT, IODA 5 ROMANO FENATI ITA – TEAM ITALIA FMI, IODA 7 EFREN VAZQUEZ SPA – TEAM LAGLISSE, HONDA 8 JACK MILLER AUS – TECHNO RACING, HONDA 9 TONI FINSTERBUSCH GER – RACING TEAM... Read more