Dani Pedrosa Blog, Mugello: 20 more points
Hello, The Italian GP was quite positive for us, because in spite of not winning we still were able to pick up 20 points and we stay at the top of the overall standings in the World Championship. Bearing in mind that it was a complicated weekend on the... Read more
Italian Grand Prix, Mugello: Bridgestone debrief with Masao Azuma
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo rode an inspired race at Mugello last Sunday, winning his third race in a row at the Italian circuit ahead of Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Cal Crutchlow. Excellent conditions greeted riders at this year’s Italian Grand Prix with the dry... Read more
Simon in a “difficult moment” after struggling once again at Mugello
It’s been a difficult race for Julian Simon at Mugello. He managed to make it through the entire race to the finish line, but classified out of the points. It’s a difficult season for him so far. On Monday the team is going to stay in Mugello for a... Read more
Cardus picks up pace after struggling in first corners of Mugello race
The Mugello GP comes to an end for the NGM Mobile Forward Racing Riders. It was a good start for the Spanish rider Ricky Cardús who after a very difficult qualifying session yesterday has managed to take the chequered flag in 19th place. The NGM Mobile Forward Riders will... Read more
Great comebacks but Espargaro and Rabat disappointed with points tally from Mugello
It’s been two great comebacks without the reward of a podium at Mugello for Pol Espargaró and Tito Rabat, who finished 4th and 13th, respectively. Espargaro came back from a bad start (14th) which Rabat came back strong after going off track (27th). Axel Pons on the other hand... Read more
Italian Grand Prix, Mugello: Bridgestone Race Review
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo continued his affinity with the Mugello circuit, leading from the first lap to claim his third successive victory at the iconic Italian venue. Lorenzo passed pole-sitter Dani Pedrosa on the second corner of the race, and after being hounded by both Repsol Honda riders early... Read more
First-lap crash ends Bautista’s Mugello race early, investigation by race direction rules out penalty
Team GO&FUN Honda Gresini rider Alvaro Bautista’s Italian Grand Prix lasted just three corners today, the Spanish rider coming into contact with Valentino Rossi as both riders crashed out. It was a real shame for the rider and for the team, who were competing in their home race today.... Read more
Italian Grand Prix, Mugello: Another clean sweep for KTM
Red Bull KTM Ajo factory rider Luis Salom claimed his second Moto3™ win of 2013 at the Mugello circuit in the GP of Italy on Sunday emerging in the final stages from a hard fought pack of riders who had shadow-boxed their was throughout the 20 lap race. Salom... Read more
Mahindra scores best result yet as Oliveira takes 4th in Mugello after strong podium challenge
Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira claimed the only Indian motorcycle grand prix team’s best yet finish at Mugello today with a hard-fought fourth place, and added a new lap record to the books. But the Portuguese star was “a little disappointed”: after leading at the mid-point of the race he missed... Read more
Frustration for Rabat and Espargaro in Mugello qualifying, Pons optimistic about progress
Tito Rabat and Pol Espargaró didn’t have their best days at Mugello during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix. Tito, who was fastest yesterday and second this morning, eventually posted the sixth fastest laptime and will start from the end of the second row tomorrow. Pol, who was fastest in... Read more