Mugello held another close 125cc race on Sunday morning, something of a tradition at the Italian track in the lower cylinder category. Marc Márquez was the winner, but the fight was not easy for the maiden grand prix winner. Nico Terol was the early leader, and Pol Espargaró also... Read more
The same teams that turned out on Wednesday were out on track at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit for a second day of testing on Thursday, with further data collected from the developing prototypes that will eventually race in the inaugural Moto2 season in 2010. Mapfre Aspar riders Julián Simón and... Read more
The first day of Moto2 testing in Valencia concluded with Anthony West posting the fastest laptime on a MZ machine. However, since West’s bike is actually his Stiggy Supersport machine and no prototype, this laptime has to be taken with a grain of salt. Fastest rider on a “real” Moto2... Read more
Julián Simón started to ride off-road when he was only two, initially in minicross, and he moved to motocross when he was five. At 10 he became the Junior Spanish Champion and made the switch to road racing at 12. Winner of the 50cc and 125cc Aprilia Cups in... 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
A year in the making, the 250cc class’ long-awaited race debut at Indianapolis provided a fantastic race that made the delay worthwhile. The only chance that the two-stroke bikes will have to race at the Brickyard – as 250cc makes way for Moto2 next season – the one-off Grand... Read more
Julián Simón: “Indianapolis is a place that I really enjoyed last year, although unfortunately we were unable to race. Despite that, I like the layout and consider it to be amongst my favourites. We are working tremendously well this season, which makes me sure that the Indianapolis Grand Prix... Read more
2nd Julián Simón: “I am very happy with this race. Second place is a fantastic result considering that I said before coming here that the fast corners were difficult for me. I was very decisive throughout the weekend, trying to set the bike up best for today. We maybe... Read more

Julian Simon Interview

News August 15, 2009 0

You make a point of thanking your team at every Grand Prix. Where did this good relationship start?To be honest I have always had a good relationship with my mechanics, at every team I’ve been in. Nobody gets anything for free and it has been a long hard road... Read more
1st Bradley Smith 2.09.211 (21 laps): “I think that this was the ideal way to return to action. After two weeks off I needed to get back on the Aprilia, and what better way to do so than with the best time of the day? An hour without rain... Read more