NOT the MotoGP News: Do(vi) a deer, a female deer
Do(vi) a deer, a female deer* Austria is in Australia isn’t it? Surely? No – oh hang on it’s the other way around; Australia is in Austria. Nope not that either. Anyway Austria and the Circuit von Osterreich is still newly back for its second year.... Read more
Pol Espargaro out of Austrian GP with technical fault
Without doubt Pol Espargaro was up for a top ten finish too but was sideswiped by another rider as he accelerated off the line but then had a brake sensor failure on the first lap, a one-in-a-thousand chance failure. Pol Espargaro: “I’m so disappointed for what has happened today as we just... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Austria: Masaki masters sensational finish to Red Bull Ring Race 2
Kazuki Masaki took his first Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup victory with a brilliant last lap, holding off Can Öncü and Saturday’s winner Ai Ogura. 16-year-old Japanese Masaki closed the points gap on Cup leader Öncü to just five as the pair pull away from Spanish 16-year-old Aleix Viu... Read more
Eighth for Alvaro Bautista at the Red Bull Ring
Just 0.176 seconds divided Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Márquez as they crossed the line after a thrilling fight to the final corner in the GP of Austria. The Ducati man rode superbly through the final corners to hold off the challenge of his Spanish rival, who tried everything to... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo takes fourth in Austria
Jorge Lorenzo had a good race to finish fourth at the line in today’s Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring. The Spanish rider got a great start from the front row and took the lead on the opening lap, followed by Marquez and Dovizioso. Jorge stayed in... Read more
Sixth double podium finish of the season for Marc Marquez & Dani Pedrosa at Red Bull Ring
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa scored the third consecutive double podium finish and the sixth of the season out of 11 races, in one of the most exciting races this year and in front of more than 90,000 thrilled spectators at the Red Bull Ring Circuit. After an... Read more
Maverick Viñales seals 6th in Austria
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi had the throttle fully open at the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, as they contended in a seven-rider fight at the front in the early stages of the race. The teammates lost some time, running wide in turn 1 in separate incidents, but they... Read more
Aleix Espargaró comes from 20th for a points finish in Austria
The expected comeback ride arrived and took Aleix Espargaró into the points zone for the Austrian GP, recovering from the twentieth spot on the starting grid and finishing in thirteenth place, which was certainly a positive result on a weekend turned difficult for the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini after... Read more
A bold bid to finish in the points ended in disappointment for Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS riders Jack Miller and Tito Rabat in today’s MotoGP race in Austria. The heavy braking zones and hard acceleration out of low gear corners proved to be a difficult layout for both... Read more
Albert Arenas crash ruins Austrian race
Joan Mir continued his domination of the Moto3 World Championship 2017 and of the Grand Prix of Austria, where he scored his first victory last year and repeated it again today. The Spaniard crossed the line with a three-second advantage over second place, to extend his series lead to... Read more