Vroom Magazine - MotoGP WorldSBK CEV Repsol
It was a great first day of practice and activity for Pol Espargaró at the mythical circuit of Le Mans as the talented youngster circulated under the current course record and was the only rider to set a 1.43 lap; leaving the next classified rider trailing by more than... Read more
The second day of testing for the Moto2 and 125cc riders at Montmeló ended with Bancaja Aspar rider Nico Terol the quickest, with a best time of 1’53.2 from a total of 50 laps. The Spanish rider was marginally faster than team-mate Bradley Smith, who rode his Aprilia for the... Read more
It was a third straight one-two for Bancaja Aspar team-mates Julián Simón and Bradley Smith at the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana, as the pair put on another engrossing display which went down to the last lap. Taking their contest to the very last corner of the race,... Read more
The 125cc Malaysian Grand Prix followed the script of the previous week’s Australian race almost to the letter, both in its main players and the development of the plot. A group of a dozen riders pushed hard from the outset, with two of those amongst their number -Nico Terol... Read more
Marc Márquez topped qualifying in the 125cc class, taking pole position on the grid for the second time this season, and the second time in his career. New world champion Julián Simón secured second spot with a final lap which was 0.055s off Márquez’s time, whilst Bradley Smith (Bancaja Aspar)... Read more
Pos. Rider Team Lap time Gap 1 Bradley SMITH Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc 2′14.895 2 Marc MARQUEZ Red Bull KTM Moto Sport 2′15.095 0.200 3 Julian SIMON Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc 2′15.201 0.306 4 Nicolas TEROL Jack & Jones Team 2′15.520 0.625 5 Jonas FOLGER Ongetta Team I.S.P.A. 2′15.746 0.851 6 Sandro CORTESE Ajo Interwetten... Read more
With Australia nine hours ahead and the 125cc race atypically kicking off at 1pm local time, Spain awoke to a new 125cc World Champion on Sunday morning. Julián Simón clinched the accolade in a race that strongly resembled the previous run-out in Portugal, with all the close group fighting... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time | Gap 1. Pol Espargaro Derbi 1m37.770s 2. Nicolas Terol Aprilia 1m38.049s + 0.279 3. Julian Simon Aprilia 1m38.067s + 0.297 ... Read more
Pos | Nº | Rider | Bike | Time | Gap | Laps | km/h 1 44 Pol Espargaró Derbi 1’38.435 27 162.673 2 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia 1’38.690 0.255 26 162.253 3 18 Nicolas Terol Aprilia 1’38.717 0.282 25 162.209 4 60 Julian Simon Aprilia 1’38.816 0.381 24 162.046 5 93 Marc Márquez KTM 1’39.057 0.622 26 161.652 6 11 Sandro Cortese Derbi 1’39.081 0.646 27 161.613 7 8 Lorenzo Zanetti Aprilia 1’39.306 0.871 24 161.247 8 12 Esteve Rabat Aprilia 1’39.360 0.925 25 161.159 9 24 Simone Corsi Aprilia 1’39.377 0.942 27 161.131 10 7 Efrén Vazquez Derbi 1’39.538 1.103 28 160.871 11 17 Stefan... Read more
Julián Simón’s crash at Estoril has done little to decrease his chances of claiming the 125cc world title with three races remaining, and the Spanish rider is well placed to claim that crown in Australia. A win at Phillip Island for Simón would deliver him the title regardless of... Read more