Vroom Magazine - MotoGP WorldSBK CEV Repsol
Mixed fortunes for the 250cc Aspar riders on the first day in Mugello. While championship leader Alvaro Bautista dominated the second half of the first practice session, constantly lapping similarly fast times, his teammate Mike Di Meglio struggled with the Italian track and only finished the first day in... Read more
Another great day for Team Aspar with a 1-2-4 in the first 125cc practice. Pos. Rider Team Lap time Gap 1 Julian SIMON Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc 1’59.437 2 Sergio GADEA Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc 1’59.721 0.2843 Andrea IANNONE Ongetta Team I.S.P.A. 1’59.754 0.3174 Bradley SMITH Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc 1’59.862... Read more
250cc 4th Álvaro Bautista: “That was a really difficult race because the track was so slippery. I tried to gradually get a feel for the track because the bike was moving around a lot and wouldn’t hold the line. At the start I was trying to weigh up the race... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time 1. Julian Simon Aprilia 47m08.273s 2. Jonas Folger Aprilia + 27.084s 3. Sergio Gadea Aprilia ... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time 1. Marco Simoncelli Gilera 49m07.591s 2. Hector Faubel Honda + 18.128s 3. Roberto Locatelli Gilera + ... Read more
250cc 1st Álvaro Bautista 1.38.270 (23 laps): “It was quite windy during qualifying but the track conditions were good. If it doesn’t rain or something strange then I guess the race will be between the same guys that were fighting for pole today. This is quite a short circuit so... Read more
250cc 1st Álvaro Bautista 1.39.302 (25 laps): “It has been a good first day and even though it rained a little during MotoGP the weather has been good to us and we were able to work for the whole session. We had a few small problems with changing direction but... Read more
250cc Álvaro Bautista: “I’ve never been on the podium at Le Mans so hopefully I can keep up the good form I’ve started the season with and it would be nice to get this particular monkey off my back. I feel highly motivated after Jerez because it was a fabulous... Read more
250cc 2nd Álvaro Bautista: “This second place tasted like victory for me. Obviously I know that first is always better, but we were really battling out there at 100%. Before the race I wasn’t sure of what my race pace would be like, not knowing if I could keep up,... Read more
Pos Rider Bike Time 1. Bradley Smith Aprilia 41m49.556s 2. Sergio Gadea Aprilia ... Read more