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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 possible to be gathered for the teams’ respective race setups…Repsol-Honda and Tech3-Yamaha, and Aprilia were the only teams not present at the test – Honda having run their own two-day ‘filming’ event at the circuit (albeit on Superbikes) earlier this month. 694 more words

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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… 560 more words

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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. 1,470 more words

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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. 374 more words

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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.  450 more words

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MotoGP: Race Report - Mugello

Fans of motorsport, no matter what catgeory of preference, were given one of the finest showings this weekend at Mugello, as the latest round in the MotoGP World Championship took place. 457 more words

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Race Reports: Jerez

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Valentino Rossi, the Italian Stallion, crushed his championship rivals to get his campaign back on track in style!

Perhaps it was a combination of a perfect setup, and the relief that he won’t have to share the garage with his arch nemesis, Jorge Lorenzo, next season. 803 more words

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