Valencia GP – Cheste, Weekend preview: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Following Yamaha Factory Racing rider Jorge Lorenzo’s World Championship triumph at the last round in Australia, racing honours are the only thing at stake as the MotoGP™ contingent heads into its final round at the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valencia this weekend. Three riders in particular will be... Read more
For the second consecutive day, Marc Márquez rode today at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, in Cheste, gathering kilometres and experience for the decisive final stint of the Motorcycling World Championship. Another productive day in which the Repsol rider completed 65 laps, more than 260 kilometres testing different set-ups and... Read more
After his victory last week at the Misano track, the sixth of the season from the twelfth rounds already held, Marc Márquez travelled to the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, in Cheste, for an intensive test session. The Repsol rider completed a positive test session at the Valencian track to prepare... Read more
Originally scheduled as a private test, there were finally four teams signing up in the end for some more days of testing at the Valencian circuit near Cheste. Regardless of that the track still was almost empty and away from the frenzy of a Grand Prix weekend the riders... Read more
The private two-day test at the Valencia circuit saw different fortunes for the 250cc Aspar squad. While Balatonring Team rider Balazs Nemeth suffered a hand fracture after a nasty crash, Mapfre Aspar rider Mike Di Meglio was able to make full use of the opportunity to get some further... Read more
Last week the annual Aspar Team Day took place for the second time at the Valencia Circuit in Cheste. Jorge Martinez preparing for the kart race The unique event is a big get-together for riders, mechanics, sponsors, organisators and people involved with Team Aspar and is a perfect opportunity to re-unite... Read more
Álvaro Bautista 1’37.12“The track wasn’t 100% but after a break of a month it was good to get a feel for the bike again. There isn’t much new to test so it was a case of just getting some laps in. We tried a few new settings with the... Read more
Julián Simón – 1’40.5“I’m really happy – firstly with the job done by the team and secondly with the advice Jorge has offered me. I love the positive way the team is taking on this new challenge and in this test we have worked step by step, testing a... Read more
The second day of Aprilia testing at the Valencian circuit again saw the Aspar team dominating the timesheets.In the 250cc class only three riders went out on track today, incidentally all of them current or former 125cc world champions (Bautista 2006, Talmacsi 2007, Di Meglio 2008) and Team Aspar... Read more