WorldSBK Donington, Sunday roundup
World Superbike The PATA UK Round concluded on Sunday afternoon with a dramatic Race 2, which brought victory for World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a crash on Saturday, with Rea’s KRT colleague Tom Sykes and Aruba.it Racing – Ducati’s Chaz Davies also on the podium. Rea’s eighth victory... Read more
WorldSBK Donington, Saturday roundup – World Superbike, World Supersport, WSSP300
World Superbike Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a brilliant win in Race 1 of the PATA UK Round in a dramatic race which brought crashes for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati). Wildcard Leon Haslam (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) and Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha... Read more
Photos: WorldSBK Donington Part 1
NOT the MotoGP News: Oil! It’s all about the oil!
Welcome to NOT The MotoGP News – our blog by Guy Anderson. Oh – and when you’re done, make sure to go follow Guy on Twitter – @SirGuyGuisborne > Le Mans – it’s in the Loire, not Normandy, BT Sport* As usual, we start with Moto 3… Well, excitement comes in spades,... Read more
WorldSBK, Donington round preview
World Superbike Whilst riders will be working to find the best set-up around Donington Park, a shadow will be cast over the Pata UK round as Nicky Hayden (Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team) continues to fight in hospital following a training incident last week. The American rider is in... Read more
Best MotoGP finish for Pol Espargaro at Le Mans.
Following the team’s best qualifying yesterday, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing took their best MotoGP finish today with 12th for Pol Espargaro in front of 104,020 fans watching the French MotoGP. It was a hugely brave effort from Pol Espargaro as he felt a little ill before the race that was... Read more
Maverick Viñales is victorious in tense thriller in Le Mans.
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales delivered a stunning performance at the Grand Prix de France, taking his third victory of the season and the 500th Grand Prix win for Yamaha. Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Viñales came out fighting, dominating the MotoGP field to take a sensational victory at the Grand Prix de... Read more
Aleix Espargaró forced to retire in Le Mans.
In the midst of an exciting comeback ride that had taken him from the 18th spot on the starting grid all the way to eighth place, Aleix Espargaró was forced to throw in the towel just five laps from the end due to a breakdown – currently being investigated... Read more
Superb points finish for Tito Rabat in France.
Tito Rabat finished 11th with a brilliant ride from 22nd on the grid in a physically demanding race before a near capacity crowd of 104,000 spectators. The sunny and warm race day was a bonus for Rabat who started calmly from the last row of the grid and executed a... Read more
Miguel Oliveira places outside the Top 15 at Le Mans.
The unfavourable weather conditions encountered by the Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto2 riders throughout this weekend at Le Mans had a big effect on race day. With the asphalt completely dry and higher temperatures than on previous days, Miguel Oliveira had to prepare an unfamiliar setup for the KTM’s... Read more