NOT the MotoGP News: Misano
Welcome to NOT The MotoGP News – our blog by Guy Anderson. Oh – and when you’re done, make sure to go follow Guy on Twitter – @SirGuyGuisborne Misano… …We go round and round and round and round Until we pick it up again. Yep, it’s the backwards running, corner tightening, we didn’t... Read more
Cruel luck ends top ten run for Augusto Fernandez in treacherous Misano GP with technical DNF
The true main player of the Grand Prix of San Marino e Riviera di Rimini was the weather. After two days of dry sessions, the expected rain totally changed the track and race conditions by forcing teams and riders to change the bike setting already in the morning warm... Read more
Marc Marquez retakes the Championship lead with win at Misano, Dani Pedrosa struggles to 14th
Marc Marquez perfectly mastered today’s very tricky wet conditions at Misano, taking his fourth win of the season and the 59th in his career, putting him back at the top of the Championship standings, equal on points with Andrea Dovizioso (with Marquez ahead by virtue of more second-place finishes). Marc... Read more
San Marino GP, Misano: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his fourth win of the year in a high stakes duel at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, with the conditions torrential and the top three in the title fight lining up for the challenge on the front row. But as the spray cleared,... Read more
Maverick Viñales fiercely fights off rivals for fourth in Misano
Under today‘s gloomy skies, at a soaked Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, the air was filled with tension as Maverick Viñales made his appearance on the starting grid for the Tribul Mastercard GP S.Marino e Riviera di Rimini. However, the sole Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider remained calm and collected,... Read more
Second place as good as a win for Joan Mir at Misano
At a flooded Misano, Joan Mir conquered the second step of the podium behind Lonely Fenati. Now the advantage of Majorca’s world-class talent is 61 points over the Italian. After the sun and the mild temperatures of yesterday, Misano woke up this morning with rain knocking away the plans of... Read more
Jorge Navarro crashes out in treacherous conditions at Misano
Jorge Navarro was forced to an early retirement in today’s thirteenth race of the 2017 Moto2 World Championship after yet another crash of this difficult race weekend for the Spaniard. Under treacherous conditions, Jorge enjoyed a good start but he soon found himself on the gravel after crashing out... Read more
Eighth place for Albert Arenas in chaotic rain-hit Misano
The weather forecasts for the Grand Prix of San Marino and the Riviera del Rimini proved to be correct on Sunday, and the Moto3 riders had to undertake their race amidst heavy rain. They started cautiously, but from the first moments a small group was already formed, made up... Read more
San Marino GP, Misano: Qualifying roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took pole position on his penultimate lap in qualifying for the Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, deposing home hero and key Championship rival Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), who will now start second. Completing the top three is... Read more
WorldSBK Misano, Sunday roundup: World Superbike, World Supersport, WSSP300
World Superbike At the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round on Sunday it was home rider Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) who took a stunning first win of 2017, with Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes also on the podium. Responding positively to his last lap crash in... Read more