Spanish Grand Prix, Jerez: Bridgestone debrief with Masao Azuma
This year’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez took place under resplendent sunny skies and saw local hero Dani Pedrosa ride to victory ahead of his Repsol Honda teammate Marc Marquez and Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo in third place. The warm and sunny conditions presented the hottest track conditions at... Read more
Photos: Álvaro Bautista at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez
A selection of photos of Álvaro Bautista’s weekend at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez. Struggling with rear grip Bautista still made up ground on Valentino Rossi and Cal Crutchlow and engaged in an entertaining fight with the Briton halfway through the race, but ultimately had to let him... Read more
Moncayo rides lonely race to 24th but happy about pace and improvements
For Argiñano & Ginés Racing Team it’s been a difficult weekend in Jerez. Practice and qualifying didn’t go well, but in the race both riders showed what was expected of them and never gave up. With sunny skies and very warm temperatures it’s been a historic weekend at Jerez, with... Read more
Another difficult race and no points for Simon at Jerez
It’s been a difficult weekend and a difficult race for Julian Simon at his home Grand Prix in Jerez. Coming over the finish line in 17th position he lost out on the points, but is already looking towards Le Mans to try and put the bad memories behind him.... Read more
Rivas happy with wildcard performance despite crash
For TSR Motorsport it’s been a more difficult weekend than usual. Changing classes is never easy and especially with so many differences. But, as they say, it is what it is and accepting the wild card ride for Dani Rivas the team had to adapt as good as possible... Read more
Top 10 finish and some progress for Elias: “But it’s not enough”
It was a difficult race for Toni Elias at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, where he couldn’t claim the result he had hoped for, although in the end he did take a Top 10 finish. He didn’t have the best of starts and lost a few positions and... Read more
“Positive result” for Bautista in Jerez but hoping to solve persistent grip issue in post-race test
For the race of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez this afternoon the conditions were hot and punishing, especially for the tyres, with all riders having to focus not only on racing their rivals, but also trying to stay smooth, to avoid running out of grip in the closing... Read more
Terol and Torres take fantastic fifth and seventh for Aspar at Jerez
For those who had believed that Moto2 times had been fast this weekend, today during the race the pace was increased yet further. Unlike the race in Austin, at Jerez there were few surprises. Fastest in qualifying and practice, Esteve Rabat dominated the 26-lap intermediate category race. He blasted... Read more
Aleix Espargaro continues to dominate CRT class with excellent 9th
A wave of sweltering heat took over the Jerez circuit today at 2pm, just in time for the start of the MotoGP race. 30 °C ambient temperature and 50 °c track temperature created an uncomfortable time for the riders, although the heat was really turned up at the end... Read more
Spanish Grand Prix, Jerez: Bridgestone Race Review
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa rediscovered the form that netted him seven wins last season to take a dominant victory in the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. After getting the holeshot at the start of the race to lead into the first corner, Pedrosa was overtaken by Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge... Read more