Second start after red flag hampers Simon’s top five aspirations
The red flag during the Moto2 race at Misano was shown after only four laps and meant a sudden stop to the good pace which Julián Simón had at this moment in eighth place after doing a great start. The oil left on track after an engine blowup for... Read more
Steep learning curve and one championship point for David Salom in first MotoGP race
It was a day of surprises for the MotoGP class. Firstly with a cancelled and delayed start which jumbled around the starting grid and then with the problems of Pedrosa in the warmup lap after which he had to start from the last position instead of pole. Fortunately the... Read more
Vazquez makes good comeback to 7th, Moncayo 14th after dealing with first lap chaos
It was a great race of Efrén Vázquez to come back from 15th position on the grid to finish in 7th. But more than the position, the main thing was the good pace of the JHK T-Shirt LaGlisse rider who crossed the finish line just over a second behind... Read more
Espargaro second after tough last-lap battle, Rabat happy with 5th, Pons finishes 17th
Pol Espargaró took second position at the San Marino Grand Prix after a spectacular duel with Marc Márquez until the finish line. For the Pons 40 HP Tuenti rider it’s already the eighth podium of the 2012 season and it strengthens his second position in the championship standings. Tito Rabat... Read more
Espargaro loses CRT after technical problem forces him to retire from Misano Grand Prix
Today at Misano a problem for Karel Abraham delayed the start of the MotoGP race, with a yellow flag waved in order to avoid any safety issues. As nerves spread down the start/finish straight Dani Pedrosa also experienced a problem and had to pull away, meaning he was then... Read more
Terol fights through the field for a single point, Torres just behind in 16th
At 12:20pm in Misano, the Moto2 class took to the grid for their scheduled San Marino GP. There were two starts to the race, as an engine issue for Gino Rea led to an oil spill on track at turn 16 and the red flag coming out. A rescheduled... Read more
Faubel in the points with 13th at Misano
Positive riding conditions at Misano finally arrived for Sunday, and the Moto3 riders made the most of them to put on a close show. The top seven were separated by just 1.3 seconds, although the race win went to championship leader Sandro Cortese. Race pace was similar to... Read more
San Marino Grand Prix, Misano: Bridgestone Race Review
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo scored a dominant victory in a dramatic San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix today ahead of Ducati’s Valentino Rossi and San Carlo Honda Gresini’s Alvaro Bautista. The start of the race was interrupted, resulting in the race having to be restarted and reduced in distance... Read more
Rosell crashes out but looking forward to next round at Aragon
QMMF Racing Team rider Elena Rosell felt strong enough to put up a show at the Misano Grand Prix and to battle with some other riders that had a similar pace on the track, but lost the rear and crashed on only the second lap after the re-start. Despite... Read more
Bautista takes fantastic first MotoGP podium on emotional day for the Gresini Team
It was written in the stars that today would be the day Team San Carlo Honda Gresini wrote another page in their history. It had to be at the aptly renamed Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli that Alvaro Bautista scored his first MotoGP podium and his first with the... Read more