Q: Now that you are finally fully fit again, do you wish the 2009 world championship could have gone on a little longer? Dani Pedrosa: No. Now the world championship has finished and that’s that. I have to go on working with next year in mind. What’s done; is done. Q: What... 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 1. Marco Simoncelli Gilera 45m43.599s 2. Hiroshi Aoyama Honda + 1.943s 3. Alvaro Bautista Aprilia + 4.661s 4. Mike Di Meglio Aprilia + 12.776s 5. R.Locatelli Gilera + 15.475s 6. Hector Barbera Aprilia + 19.471s 7. Lukas Pesek Aprilia + 22.682s 8. Hector Faubel Honda + 32.809s 9. Thomas Luthi Aprilia... Read more
“With the worn tyre I could still feel very comfortable, but I had an early problem. The bike was sliding about and I couldn’t feel at ease riding, so I had to regain my feeling step by step. I wasn’t fully comfortable until the middle of the race; when... Read more
With mixed conditions, an initial red flag and then a load of faffing around over tyre choices before the restart, you could be forgiven for being a bit worried about how chaotic the (reduced) run might go, but it turned out pretty well actually, with Alvaro finally coming home... Read more
“We head to Germany full of motivation and strength, having left with the taste of honey on our lips at the last Grand Prix. We have to respond to what happened there but without losing our heads. Even though we lost the championship lead there is no need to... Read more
Although this may only be pic of the day till someone posts up a shot of Sideshow Bob covered in gravel, of course… 😉 Read more
“Racing in Spain is always special because you can feel the energy and the support of the fans and it gives you an extra boost compared to other circuits. Arriving here as the series leader gives me a lot of confidence and determination to put on a good show.... Read more
Translation of the first season interview with Álvaro Bautista…Source: Aspar MediaTranslation: stv21 1) Three podium finishes in five races, including one victory, how do you see the beginning of the season? In general I feel that we’ve been very regular and we tried to adapt to the circumstances of each... Read more
Friday May 29th Live MotoGP British Eurosport 2, Fri 29 May, 11:40 – 12:45 Live coverage from Mugello of the practice laps in the 125cc class at the Italian MotoGP meeting. Live MotoGP British Eurosport 2, Fri 29 May, 12:45 – 14:00 Live coverage from Mugello of the practice laps in... Read more