Viñales Fastest At Phillip Island MotoGP Test Day Two

Viñales Fastest At Phillip Island MotoGP Test Day Two

Thankfully, day two of MotoGP testing at Phillip Island was a dry one. Following a good showing in second place in the wet yesterday, Maverick Viñales proved it wasn’t a fluke by lapping fastest in the dry today. His margin of superiority wasn’t much, though, as the top ten were all within one second of Viñales’ time. 1. ˄ Maverick Viñales ESP Team Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 1m 29.131s [Lap 63/64] 2. ˄ Marc Marquez ESP Repsol…

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Honda: Rain Damps Phillip Island MotoGP Practice Testing

Honda: Rain Damps Phillip Island MotoGP Practice Testing

Preseason testing is an important time of year for MotoGP fans – and the teams, too. Unfortunately, rain limited the testing performed at Phillip Island. Testing will continue for two more days, so stay tuned… Begin Honda Press Release Bad weather affects first day of Phillip Island test Day one of the test at Phillip Island was affected by poor weather conditions, with intermittent light rainfall and strong winds, and maximum air and track temperatures…

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Who Will Be Fastest At The MotoGP Test In Australia?

Who Will Be Fastest At The MotoGP Test In Australia?

The MotoGP teams are converging on Phillip Island, Australia for the second of three pre-season tests, taking place February 17th to the 19th. At the first pre-season test in Sepang, Jorge Lorenzo set the best overall time, with Danilo Petrucci and Hector Barbera rounding out the top three. Following third-place Barbera was Valentino Rossi, Marc Marquez, Cal Crutchlow, Scott Redding, Andrea Iannone, Casey Stoner, and Bradley Smith. Sepang was also notable for Avintia Racing’s Loris Baz who…

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BMW Continues As MotoGP Safety Car With New M2

BMW Continues As MotoGP Safety Car With New M2

You’d think, with the amount of time and effort BMW put into this car, if BMW put the same time, effort, and money into a MotoGP team they could actually be competitive! Ok, that’s a bit of a stretch, but the car is cool all the same. Check out BMW’s press release below to learn more. Millions of motorsport enthusiasts around the world are looking forward to the start of the 2016 MotoGP season. The…

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Suzuki MotoGP Team Talks About Sepang Test + Video

Suzuki MotoGP Team Talks About Sepang Test + Video

Suzuki arrived at the recent MotoGP test in Sepang with an updated engine and variations of its new seamless shift gearbox to test. The team had many new parts to verify, as new regulations and new tires have been implemented in 2016. This meant Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales put in a lot of laps to try and give feedback to the engineers. In the video below, both team riders, as well as Team Manager Davide…

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Yamaha Presents 2016 MotoGP Team + Video

Yamaha unveiled its livery for the 2016 MotoGP season which, quite frankly, doesn’t look that different from what it sported last season when Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi finished one-two in the championship. From what we can see, the only change is the Yamaha “Blue Core” logo on the belly is now on a white background instead of blue. Oh, and the Bridgestone stickers have been swapped for Michelin decals, marking the change to a…

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Top 10 Things To Do On Sunday Now That The MotoGP Season Is Over

Top 10 Things To Do On Sunday Now That The MotoGP Season Is Over

We’re entering the period of moto-hibernation, when, with a wag of her finger, Mother Nature says to many motorcyclists to put away their toys until Spring. And just when we most need a distraction to keep cabin fever at bay MotoGP, WSBK and pretty much all forms of motorcycle racing competed in their season finales. Seems that if someone were to begin some kind of winter racing series it’d be successful simply from a lack…

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Top 10 MotoGP Storylines for 2016

Top 10 MotoGP Storylines for 2016

The 2015 MotoGP season was one of the wildest ones to date. Both because of the intense on-track action, but maybe more so because of the shenanigans that happened away from it. I won’t bother explaining the drama, as you should already know what I’m talking about if you’re reading this (if you don’t, check out Bruce Allen’s season finale preview and his race recap to get caught up). Plus, the 2015 season is over,…

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MotoGP 2015 Valencia Results

MotoGP 2015 Valencia Results

The record books will show that Jorge Lorenzo’s win today, together with Valentino Rossi’s 4th place finish, gave the 2015 championship to Lorenzo by five points. There will be documentation attesting to the fact that Valentino Rossi passed 20 riders in the first 10 laps, ultimately making it up to 4th place on the grid, at which point he was spent. There will be no explanation, visual or otherwise, why either of the Repsol Hondas…

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MotoGP 2015 Valencia Preview

MotoGP 2015 Valencia Preview

The two weeks leading up to the deciding moment of the 2015 MotoGP title have been unsatisfactory. Unsatisfactory in the extreme. For only the third time in 24 years, the premier class title will be decided in Valencia. But title contenders and factory Yamaha teammates Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi have gotten wrapped around the axle in a dispute with Repsol Honda #1 Marc Marquez that has stolen the spotlight from the race and shifted…

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