Lorenzo crashes out at Valencia
2012 MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo didn’t end the season the way he wanted, crashing out in a terrifying looking accident from which he emerged pretty much unscathed. The rider gambled on slick tyres and after initially dropping from second on the grid to eighth the Mallorcan began to make... Read more
Marc Marquez – Last to first at Valencia
With the Moto2 title already decided in his favor, Marc Márquez again had a race to remember at the Valencia Grand Prix. Despite starting from last on the grid, the Repsol rider had a fantastic performance in front of his home fans, moving through the field to take victory.... Read more
Viñales 8th, Rins 16th and Oliveira cruelly taken out of hard final race
It was not an easy race today for the Moto3 riders, and the proof of this was the numerous crashes on the wet asphalt. Rins secured the title of Rookie Of The Year in the Moto3 class, finishing sixteenth and ahead of main rival Fenati. Álex Márquez and... Read more
Eighth pole of the season for Espargaro despite late crash, Rabat 14th, Pons 26th
Pol Espargaró took the pole position for the Valencian Grand Prix, already his eighth of the season and the fourth consecutive pole in the final stretch of the championship. With a new record lap he left his closest pursuer Marc Márquez .406 seconds behind him. The Tuenti Móvil HP... Read more
Marquez qualifies second but starts last at Cheste
Marc Márquez rode his last qualifying session in Moto2 today, ahead of his move up to the premier class. The Repsol rider suffered two minor crashes, one in each session, although he still took the second fastest time of the day. Despite this, the Spaniard will start tomorrow from... Read more
Miguel Oliveira 2nd, Maverick Viñales 5th on Valencia grid
The second day of practice for the Valencia Grand Prix again delivered a great performance by the Repsol riders. Miguel Oliveira, who crashed in the third practice session, shook off the incident and managed to set the second fastest time of the day, allowing him to start from the... Read more
Sensational pole position record for Dani Pedrosa in Valencia GP
The Grand Prix of la Comunidad Valenciana will see Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa starting in pole position and Casey Stoner from third in a highly anticipated season finale.   Dani Pedrosa, the only rider who has won at Valencia in all three classes, set a new pole record on his last... Read more
Best time but extremely costly mistake for Márquez
After winning the title less than two weeks ago, the new champion of the Moto2 category, Marc Márquez, was on top for at the first day of the Valencia Grand Prix. The Repsol rider was amongst the highest positions on the timesheets all day, whether wet as in the... Read more
Miguel Oliveira: Exclusive end-of-season interview
We thought we’d put up another interview with one of our favourite riders, Portugal’s rising star – Miguel Oliveira, to continue to track his progress across 2012 and to look ahead to next season. We’re spending some time in the Monlau Competicion box this weekend so we’ll be sharing plenty... Read more
Dani Pedrosa makes little progress on day one at Valencia
The last round of the 2012 MotoGP World Championship has had a slow start for the riders and fans at Valencia’s Ricardo Tormo circuit.    It was the first chance for the riders to test the new asphalt here, but unfortunately the variable weather has affected the first day of free... Read more