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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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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NHTSA Says Google Can Test Cars Without Drivers Or Even Steering Wheels

NHTSA Says Google Can Test Cars Without Drivers Or Even Steering Wheels

In a letter posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website this week, NHTSA told Google it can test autonomous cars without drivers, steering wheels, brake pedals, or throttle pedals. The move fits with the promise the Department of Transportation’s made in January to remove obstacles to the development of autonomous… High Gear Media Network Feed

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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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Rossi and Iannone Reveal AGV Winter Test Helmets

Rossi and Iannone Reveal AGV Winter Test Helmets

The MotoGP circus began its first official test of the season at Sepang in Malaysia, and though the riders are returning from the winter break, the weather at Sepang is anything but frigid. To celebrate the start of 2016 MotoGP action, AGV riders Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi debuted their special edition winter testing helmets, with designs that are sure to make people laugh. Rossi’s design embraces the winter break, as the left side of…

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2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R Review and Dyno Test

2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R Review and Dyno Test

The chance to review an all-new motorcycle prior to the bike’s world launch is about as rare as a Vincent White Shadow, but that’s the opportunity our Australian correspondent, Jeff Ware, received late last November when he got to spin laps aboard Kawasaki’s all-new ZX-10R. Because the new 10R is the most exciting new sportbike of 2016, we jumped at the chance to publish Ware’s review so we could be among the first in the…

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Lincoln To Test New Mileage Program For Lease Customers: Video

It’s called Lincoln Miles, and it’s designed to make leasing a Lincoln easier to track with regard to your mileage usage. An app on your smartphone will allow you to monitor your daily mileage usage and predict where you’ll end up when it’s time to turn the vehicle back into the dealer. The bonus piece of the puzzle is that if you return the… High Gear Media Network Feed

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AMA Pro Flat Track Champions Test Resurfaced Taree Track

The following release is being distributed on behalf of Troy Bayliss Events: AMA Pro Flat Track Champions Brad Baker and Jake Johnson got their first look at Taree Motorcycle Club’s newly resurfaced track today during a shakedown ahead of this Saturday’s Motul, Pirelli Troy Bayliss Classic presented by Insure My Ride, Garden Master and Shark Helmets. The Americans, who both arrived in Australia earlier this week, were joined on track by four-time Long Track World…

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Dyno Test Shows 2016 Camaro SS Putting Down More Power Than Corvette: Video

We love the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS, and now we have a better understanding as to why. Tuning firm Hennessey Performance just got its hands on one, and the first thing that it did was to strap the car to a dyno. ALSO SEE: Devel’s 12.3-Liter Quad-Turbo V-16 Dynoed At 4,515 Horsepower: Video The result was 431 horsepower and 427… High Gear Media Network Feed

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