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  • 2016 MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez was the only rider to go below the 1 minute 48 second mark

  • Karel Abraham shocked everyone after battling for pole position with the MotoGP champion

  • Brit rider Cal Crutchlow was only 0.003 seconds behind Abraham, putting him in P3 for the Argentina GP race later today

It was a wet and very interesting MotoGP qualifying session with a surprising grid line up to match. After a series of unpredictable results, the reigning MotoGP champion, Marc Marquez from the Repsol Honda squad came up on top after clocking in a blistering 1:47.512. Marquez was the only rider yesterday who ran a sub 1 minute 48 seconds. The track was so wet that this happened when Marquez tried to practice his start. (more…)

  • Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) drew first blood with the first round win at the Losail International Circuit

  • Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) came at very close second on board the latest Ducati Desmosedici GP17

  • Valentino Rossi salvaged third podium after starting from P10

Maverick Vinales of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP squad came out victorious last night at the opening round of MotoGP 2017 in Qatar. The dogfight between several other riders ended with the Spaniard crossing the line first but not without showcasing his raw talent to the crowd. (more…)

  • Andrea Dovizioso finally tested the new fairing design for the Ducati Desmosedici GP17

  • Ducati’s method of gaining downforce without the use of winglets

Ducati who pioneered the use of winglets for MotoGP last season finally revealed their answer to the winglet ban. During the Qatar pre season testing this past weekend at the Losail International Circuit, it was Andrea Dovizioso who was chosen to preview Ducati’s new fairing design on the second day of testing. (more…)

  • Maverick Vinales sets the fastest time in the #QatarTest

  • Andrea Dovizioso is at close second with the new Ducati Desmosedici GP17

  • Dani Pedrosa highlighted as the top Honda rider

The trend in MotoGP for being the fastest rider out there during testing sessions is hand down dominated by Maverick Vinales of the Movistar Yamaha outfit. At the end of the third day of testing over in Qatar, Vinales was consistent in all three days and of course setting the fastest time in Day 2 and Day 3. Yesterday’s best time was at 1:54.330 during his 33rd outing in the Losail International Circuit. (more…)

  • New track record set by Dovizioso at 1:54.819

  • Maverick Vinales not too far behind with only 0.360 second gap

  • Crutchlow sat comfortably in P3 under the Qatar floodlights

It was Andrea Dovizioso from the Ducati factory team who top the MotoGP timesheets in the last pre-season testing session before the first race of 2017 gets under way in Qatar. Having completed a total of 36 laps in the first day, the Italian smashed Lorenzo’s 2016 race lap record with a blistering time of 1:54.819 on his 26th lap. (more…)

  • Hanya Vinales dan Marquez mencatat masa dibawah 1 minit 29 saat

  • Vinales lengkap 101 pusingan di litar Phillip Island

  • Kemajuan besar dari Dani Pedrosa di tempat ketiga

Sekali lagi, Maverick Vinales dari pasukan Movistar Yamaha membuktikan bahawa dia adalah pelumba terlaju di sesi ujian di litar Phillip Island, Australia. Selama sesi tiga hari yang lepas, hanya Maverick Vinales dan Juara MotoGP 2016 Marc Marquez berjaya mencatat masa dibawah 1 minit 29 saat. (more…)

  • Vinales and Marquez the only riders to go under 1 minute 29 seconds

  • Vinales completed 101 laps in Day 3

  • Major improvements from Dani Pedrosa who placed Third

We’re currently seeing a familiar pattern in the MotoGP pre season testing sessions and that pattern is always Vinales being the fastest of them all. After being the only rider who went under 1 minute 29 seconds in Day 2, he improved by another three tenths in the final day of the #AusTest with a 1:28.549 in his 13th lap of the day. (more…)

  • Vinales the only rider to run below 1 minute 29 seconds

  • Almost half a second faster than Marc Marquez

  • Crutchlow made strong progress as third fastest of Day 2

Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) stunned the field when he clocked a 1:28:847 on his 21st lap early yesterday. He was the only rider to go sub 1 minute 29 seconds at one of the most challenging tracks in the MotoGP calendar. (more…)

  • Marc Marquez set the fastest time of 1:29:497 on his 53rd lap of the day

  • Rossi second fastest behind Marquez by just 0.186 seconds

  • Iannone third fastest on board his new Suzuki GSX-RR

The weather was almost perfect apart from a few sudden gusts of wind when the 2016 MotoGP™ World Champion completed Day 1 of testing at Phillip Island with the fastest time of the day. Out of the 68 laps completed by the Spaniard, Marquez clocked in the best lap of the day on his 53rd lap at 1:29:497. (more…)

  • Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha) set the overall fastest time (again!) at 1:59.368

  • Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) just 0.138 seconds behind Vinales

  • Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) third fastest on board the Desmo GP17

  • ALL top 10 riders separated within 0.404 seconds!

It was a hard-fought battle yesterday but the newly-appointed Movistar Yamaha rider, Maverick Vinales, set the fastest time again out of all the riders in the past three days. With a blistering time of 1:59.368, Vinales took the top spot in his 40th lap out of 72 around the Sepang International Circuit (SIC). (more…)

  • The latest Ducati Desmo GP17 is one of the fastest bikes on track.

  • Casey Stoner showed it’s incredible potential on Day 1.

  • ‘Mysterious box’ under the rear tail said to be possible new jet exhaust propulsion system

  • First bike to break the 2-minute barrier during Sepang MotoGP Winter Test 2017

During the MotoGP winter test a couple of days back, we were invited by the main sponsor on the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Shell Malaysia, to the Ducati Garage Tour to have a look at what it’s like for the team and bikes in the highest level of  motorcycle racing in the world. (more…)


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