The third and final pre-season Test ended in Qatar on Friday with Ducati Marlboro rider Casey Stoner the quickest across the two evenings. A best lap of 1’55.353 set under the Losail floodlights came on the second night, before he had a fall on his Desmosedici GP10 which did... Read more
Continuing his pre-season form Fiat Yamaha Valentino Rossi was the fastest rider of the first day at Losail, as the World Champion set a best time of 1’55.402 on his factory M1. Setting his hot lap inside the final 10 minutes of the session, which ended at midnight local... Read more
Another fascinating day of testing was completed at the Sepang International Circuit on Friday, with Valentino Rossi’s best lap of 2’00.271 setting the standard as the second official test finished. The Italian – who was quickest on Thursday and also at the first test at the track three weeks ago... Read more
Following Wednesday’s relatively quiet day for test riders only at Sepang, the official MotoGP riders were on track on Thursday as the second test of 2010 got underway in Malaysia. As was the case three weeks ago at the first test Valentino Rossi topped the timesheet on his factory... Read more
The first on-track MotoGP activity of the year concluded in Malaysia on Friday, with Fiat Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi the fastest of the premier class riders for the second consecutive day. The weather played a part throughout the day with conditions wet at the scheduled start of 9am local time, and... Read more
A busy first day of testing for the official MotoGP team riders concluded at the Sepang International Circuit on Thursday, as work on the 2010 prototypes that will compete in this year’s World Championship continued. Fiat Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi set the fastest time of the field of 17 participants, and... Read more
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
Pramac Racing have confirmed today that Aleix Espargaró will join their team for the 2010 season to ride alongside Mika Kallio in MotoGP. The talented Spanish rider made his MotoGP debut for Pramac this year, covering for Kallio whilst the Finnish star rode the Ducati factory bike in Casey Stoner’s... Read more
A day back from the Spain trip and I’ve finally put live the new build of the www.TeamAspar.net website, which replaces the old blog page. Now that the team is getting bigger and expanding into the top class of MotoGP I reckoned that we needed to build a completely... Read more
According to reports in the Spanish press, Hector Barbera and Jorge Martinez have reached an agreement today on a one-year deal for the current 250cc rider, with an option to extend the contract for another year.The official announcement is said to follow in a few hours. Update: Official confirmation has... Read more