After Marc Marquez had been given a one minute penalty for the incident with Pol Espargaro at the Catalunya Grand Prix, which saw local hero Espargaro crash heavily and injure his ankle, and the punishment was later overruled by the FIM stewards, the International Disciplinary Court has now dismissed... Read more
Dani Pedrosa Blog: On Catalunya, testing and tyre safety
It would have been good to have been celebrating a victory in Montmeló but in the end it was just the icing on the cake that was missing after a spectacular Grand Prix – both on the track as well, above all, in the crowd. From the... Read more
Catalunya Grand Prix, Montmeló: Bridgestone Debrief with Shinji Aoki
The Catalunya Grand Prix took place under dry conditions on Sunday with Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo winning his second successive race ahead of Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Andrea Dovizioso to consolidate his position at the top of the MotoGP™ standings. Weather conditions on the... Read more
Álvaro Bautista Blog, Catalunya: Penalties have to be accepted
After another home Grand Prix at Catalunya and the post-race test at the Montmeló circuit on Monday, Álvaro Bautista once again wrote down his impressions of the race weekend for the Spanish newspaper AS. Below you can find the complete translation. A day later than usual I tell you about... Read more
Cardus needs to start over after distraction at home race leaves him out of the points
It wasn’t a good weekend for the Argiñano Racing Team. It started out with a lot of motivation and expectations, because the team was working overtime to make a new fairing for the ARG Moto2 bike, some new fibres which were tested to see if the aerodynamics can be... Read more
Rodriguez looking to improve in qualifying to finally score first points of the season
The race at the Circuit de Catalunya was overall a satisfying one for the riders of the Desguaces La Torre – SAG Team. Spaniard Ángel Rodríguez took a positive stock of the weekend, despite not being able to achieve the goal to get the first points of the season. When... Read more
Vazquez crashes out of podium fight, Martin and Moreno happy despite missing out on points
The Catalunya Grand Prix had started very well for JHK T-Shirt LaGlisse rider Efrén Vázquez. After a great start from the third row of the grid, the Recalde native got away with Maverick Viñales and Louis Rossi, but then the group grew bigger and after a tough battle with... Read more
Lack of rear grip and problems on front end leave Silva disappointed with performance
It’s not been a good Grand Prix for Avintia Blusens, although one could get a glimpse of the true potential of the team by looking at the pace Yonny Hernández achieved in the race. Less chances had his teamate Iván Silva who battled with a lack of rear grip... Read more
Heartbreak for Espargaro as he crashes out of home race and loses championship lead
Pol Espargaró was left without a podium reward at the Circuit de Catalunya, close to his home and in front of his fans, after a clash with Marc Márquez which left him in the gravel when he was fighting for third position. The incident cost the Repsol rider from... Read more
Four crashes and no points make Catalunya a weekend to forget for Simón
Julián Simón didn’t finish the Moto2 race at Catalunya after being hit by another rider and crashing out in the first lap and he will not easily forget this weekend. As the rider himself admitted, it’s been the worst Grand Prix of his life. Three crashes in the practice... Read more