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16 Phillip Island Australia 2012 MotoGP
13 Phillip Island Australia 2012 MotoGP
39 Phillip Island Australia 2011 MotoGP
1 Aragon 2011 MotoGP
28 Misano Circuit San Marino 2011 MotoGP
39 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2011 MotoGP
15 Indianapolis 2010 MotoGP
7 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2009 MotoGP
14 Jerez Spain 2009 MotoGP
7 Indianapolis 2008 MotoGP
11 Catalunya 2008 MotoGP
8 Phillip Island Australia 2007 MotoGP
17 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2007 MotoGP
13 Misano Circuit San Marino 2007 MotoGP
12 Laguna Seca United States 2007 MotoGP
59 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
31 Losail Circuit Qatar 2007 MotoGP
13 Valencia 2006 MotoGP
17 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
2 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
13 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
16 Sachsenring Germany 2006 MotoGP
16 Donington Park Great Britain 2006 MotoGP
31 Donington Park Great Britain 2005 MotoGP
 

Saturday MotoGP Summary at Assen: Deceptively Tight

How close is MotoGP right now? At the end of FP3 on Saturday morning, the top five bikes were separated by 0.062 seconds. The top three had just six thousandths of a second between them. And the difference between Marc Márquez and Maverick Viñales, first and second in FP3? Just one thousandth of...

Published on July 3 2018, 16:12
Source: www.asphaltandrubber.com
 

Pressure comes in many different varieties in motorcycle racing. There is always the internal pressure to perform, of course, but that is natural. Without that, there are no results. There is external pressure from the team, who want to succeed just as badly as the rider does. There is pressure... 

In the previous 85 editions of the Dutch TT at Assen, we have seen some pretty spectacular Saturdays. In the 86th edition, with the race moved to Sunday, Saturday lived up to the expectations raised by the previous 85. It was a wild and weird day, both morning and afternoon, with the weather... 

Starting on pole, or at least on the front row, is important at every race track, but at the Sachsenring, it is doubly so. There are very few passing opportunities at the German circuit: Turn 1, though it is not easy. Turn 12, after the run down the hill. And if you are smart, Turn 13, the final... 

Another weekend, another racetrack, but exactly the same story. We all gathered once again to hear what Dani Pedrosa had to say about his future, and once again, Pedrosa had nothing to say. "I know there are a lot of people waiting and wanting to know some information, but unfortunately not... 

At the core of every great sport is great storytelling. Mighty heroes take one another on, and overcome insurmountable obstacles in pursuit of glory. The leather patches, helmet designs, and in in the current fashion conscious age, tattoos in motorcycle racing bear this out: everywhere you look... 

It was a wasted day at the Sachsenring. The day started cold but with a dry track, then, ten minutes into MotoGP FP1, a fine mist of rain started to fall, making already tricky conditions positively terrifying. A few journalists walked through the Sachsenring paddock up towards the end of pit... 

The weather usually plays a role when racing in the UK, in any discipline, but Saturday at Silverstone, the rain took center stage. Not just because of the way it forced the MotoGP riders to pick their strategy very carefully, making timing and tire management absolutely crucial. But also...