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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Mees And Marquez Swap Bikes During Superprestigio Practice

From an AMA press release: Spain’s Rufea circuit was the scene today of final preparations for Superprestigio Dirt Track III. On Friday, the riders will move to the Palau Sant Jordi Arena in Barcelona, where they will practice for Saturday’s race. Two-time MotoGP World Champion Marc Márquez and three-time and reigning AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Champion Jared Mees surprised their rivals by swapping bikes and comparing setups. Former AMA Pro GNC champ Brad…

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Isle of Man TT Practice Week Report

Isle of Man TT Practice Week Report

Week one of the 2015 Isle of Man TT race meet, humbly called Practice Week, is wrapping up, with the usual mix of triumph and tragedy. I arrived on the Isle just as qualifying started, and made my usual rounds: Checked in to the Arrandale Hotel, ideally situated within walking distance to the grandstand, paddock and Douglas Promenade. Picked up a roarty little Triumph Street Triple, and did a few laps of the TT Course,…

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