Brad Binder Closes On Moto3 Crown

Venue: Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Distance: 23 Laps Attempting to win his first grand-prix from pole position, Binder (Red-Bull KTM) was mugged off the line by both Enea Bastianini (Honda-Gresini) and Jakub Kornfeil (Drive MT-Honda) into the opening ‘s’ bends.  After the typical opening lap shenanigans, a leading train of ten riders formed. With…

Ducati steal a march in Spielberg

The MotoGP field reconvened this week for a two-day test at the Red-Bull Ring, Austria, ahead of next month’s Grand-Prix… Having not held a race at the circuit since 1997, running time … Source: Ducati steal a march in Spielberg

Ducati steal a march in Spielberg

The MotoGP field reconvened this week for a two-day test at the Red-Bull Ring, Austria, ahead of next month’s Grand-Prix… Having not held a race at the circuit since 1997, running time on the track was crucial for both riders to learn the unique characteristics of the layout, and for as much technical data as…

Rise of the Satellites

In recent rounds of this year’s MotoGP World Championship, the trend for factory-powered domination has been firmly bucked. Jack Miller’s maiden victory at the TT Assen circuit on board a privateer bike, supported by podium finishes for Scott Redding and Cal Crutchlow – the latter at the recent German Grand-Prix – serve to prove that…

Majestic Marquez takes command at the Sachsenring

For the second consecutive race weekend, MotoGP riders thrilled us in appalling weather conditions. For Spaniard, Marc Marquez, today was a tour de force as he firmly moved himself into the position of Championship favourite… It could have been a different story for the double World Champion as he was initially pushed down to third…

Isle of Man TT: 2016 – Preview

There is quite simply no other motor racing event like it. Over 37 miles of closed roads, postcard villages and towns, plus a truly awe-inspiring blast over the top of Snaefell mountain – The Isle of Man TT never fails to inspire, thrill and terrify all lovers of motorbike racing. No other annual motorsport event running…

To Wing – Or Not to Wing?

Pushing the boundaries of racing, both on and off the track, have stepped up a level in 2016 with the advent of the latest craze in aerodynamics: Front Winglets. The objective of the winglets is straightforward: to disperse air flow smoothly and efficiently around the side of the bike. With less air resistance to contend…

Moto2 – Race Report: Mugello

A crash, a burst air bag and a chaotic restart resulted in a thrilling sprint for glory in Italy. Britain’s Sam Lowes began the race for the 500cc bikes from pole position, and following a clean start broke clear with a group containing the likes of Thomas Luthi, and championship leader, Alex Rins. For all intents…

Moto3 Race Report – Mugello

As is tradition, the day began with the 250cc class, with local rider,  Romano Fenati beginning his home race from pole position…  If he was feeling any pressure from the Italian crowd, he showed none of it as he hooked up the start well, and retained the lead coming out of the first few corners. However, try…