The first and second place qualifiers for the Moto2 Malaysian Grand Prix replicated their positions on raceday, as Thomas Luthi and Stefan Bradl escaped from their rivals in Sepang. Bradl was the fastest off the line, but his 1.2 second lead was cut by Luthi -who passed his fellow... Read more
There are an almost infinite amount of variables that eventually decide race results over the course of a weekend, and that was again evident in the 125cc Malaysian Grand Prix. BANKIA Aspar riders Nico Terol and Héctor Faubel had shown superior pace in practice and qualifying, but were obliged... Read more
The MotoGP Malaysian Grand Prix, held at the Sepang circuit today, lasted just two laps. On the second of these laps, Marco Simoncelli lost the front end of his bike and slid onto the inside of a turn, into the path of Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi. The resulting... Read more
Dorna Sports has released the following statement following the curtailment of the Malaysian Grand Prix due to a tragic, fatal accident that took the life of Marco Simoncelli… On Sunday 23rd October, during the MotoGP race at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit, San... Read more
Pos Rider Nation Team Motorcycle Total Time Km/h Gap 1 25 12 Thomas LUTHI SWI Interwetten Paddock Moto2 SUTER 36’35.114 154.678 2 20 65 Stefan BRADL GER Viessmann Kiefer Racing KALEX 36’35.301 154.665 0.187 3 16 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA HP Tuenti Speed Up FTR 36’42.579 154.154 7.465 4 13 15 Alex DE... Read more
Pos Rider Nation Team Motorcycle Total Time Km/h Gap 1 25 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Blusens by Paris Hilton APRILIA 40’34.280 147.686 2 20 11 Sandro CORTESE GER Intact-Racing Team Germany APRILIA 40’34.634 147.665 0.354 3 16 5 Johann ZARCO FRA Avant-AirAsia-Ajo DERBI 40’36.735 147.537 2.455 4 13 55 Hector FAUBEL SPA Bankia... Read more
Tomorrow’s Moto2 race looks set to be a close and exciting one after an entertaining qualifying session held in conditions that were even hotter than the lap times at Sepang. Despite the fact the circuit stretches across 5.5km of asphalt the gaps between the top twenty riders are tight... Read more
Intense heat proved to be the main obstacle for the MotoGP riders at Sepang today as they made their final preparations for one of the toughest races of the season. Even newly crowned MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner struggled to maintain his pace, giving his team-mate Dani Pedrosa the... Read more
The 125cc riders today made their final preparations for tomorrow’s penultimate round of the season, which gets underway at the later time of 1pm, in searing temperatures today. As a consequence of the heat the riders struggled to improve their lap times in qualifying this afternoon following free practice... Read more
Pos Rider Nation Team Motorcycle Time Lap Total Gap Top Speed 1 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team HONDA 2’01.462 18 21 315.3 2 27 Casey STONER AUS Repsol Honda Team HONDA 2’01.491 19 20 0.029 0.029 315.6 3 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Repsol Honda Team HONDA 2’01.666 22 23 0.204... Read more