Augusto Fernandez interview: Stepping onto the world stage
2017 has been quite a season so far for young Spaniard Augusto Fernandez. Having started the year in the FIM CEV Repsol Moto2 Championship with the easyRace Team, and looking good as a favourite for the title on the back of his stellar 2016 rookie season, he very soon... Read more
Augusto Fernández interview: “When you have an opportunity like this, you have to take it”
Moving from the Moto2 class of the FIM CEV Repsol Championship over to the World Championships, taking a ride with the Speed Up squad, the gifted young Mallorcan Augusto Fernández had a solid first outing at Mugello. Here are his thoughts after that initial race weekend, courtesy of his official... Read more
Dani Pedrosa interview: “I go into the season with enthusiasm and the desire to show my best”
Third at the last official test, Dani Pedrosa closed preseason with a good feeling and a positive progression –after also finishing high up the order in Australia and Malaysia. The Repsol Honda rider, who has achieved at least one victory in each of his 11 seasons in MotoGP, will... Read more
Marc Marquez interview: “I’m very motivated to fight for the title for another year”
It’s been almost 5 months since October 16th, 2016, when Marc Márquez was proclaimed MotoGP World Champion for the third time. In a week’s time a new season will begin and the Repsol Honda rider will try to defend the title. He will do so after a positive preseason,... Read more
Alvaro Bautista interview: “To be fighting in the top five would be a good result”
Four days of tests in November were the perfect prologue to a new story; Álvaro Bautista’s return ‘home’. The Spaniard resumes his relationship with the Aspar Team for a season that will see him compete on board the Ducati GP16, a bike that has already impressed him Now that the... Read more
Rising star: an interview with Augusto Fernandez
Interview and photos by Gareth Bouch for Vroom Media 2016 has been a remarkable rookie season for Augusto Fernandez in the FIM CEV Repsol Moto2 Championship. The youngster from Mallorca lies fifth in the overall championship standings on 87 points with only the final Valencia round yet to come. His results... Read more
Jorge Martin interview: “The next objective is victory”
Jorge Martín is now the 28th rider to score a podium for the Aspar Team since 1992. That season, with third place at Magny Cours, Jorge Martínez “Aspar” himself opened an account that now totals 291 podiums, with Martín the latest to contribute with his brilliant ride in the... Read more
Q&A with Mahindra Racing CEO Mufaddal Choonia
Sunday’s thrilling Moto3 race at Assen – the 800th race in the junior class of Grand Prix racing and the first Dutch TT race to be run on a Sunday – marked other important firsts for Mahindra Racing. It was a first World Championship victory for talented 19-year-old Italian... Read more
Exclusive interview: Oscar Gallardo, Director of FIM CEV Repsol
Oscar Gallardo Various nations have particular sports which they have a great focus on – and in which they encourage and develop young talent. For some it may be cricket or tennis or football – for the Spanish, perhaps motorcycling stands out above all other sports – and the rewards... Read more
Jorge Martin interview: “I’ve learned so much this year”
We make no secret about having our favourites here at VROOM – and Jorge Martin is definitely one of them. The young protege of legendary Jorge Martinez ‘Aspar’ was champion in Red Bull Rookies in 2014, and in 2015 has impressed again and again in Aspar’s Moto3 squad in his... Read more