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Esparagaro claims second CRT crown


Aleix Espargaro wrapped up a second consecutive CRT world championship today at Philip Island by finishing eleventh in a chaotic Australian Grand Prix. The Aspar rider made mathematically certain of the title today but it has never been in doubt … Continue reading

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Rossi celebrates first flag-to-flag podium


Valentino Rossi converted a front row start into his sixth podium of the 2013 season at the shortened Australian Grand Prix. The race became a 19 lap dash with mandated pitstops at half distance because of severe tyre blistering due … Continue reading

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No alternative to flag to flag for race direction


The decision to run the Australian Grand Prix as a flag to flag was fuelled by badly blistering Bridgestone tyres failing to adapt to the new track surface and hotter than expected conditions at Philip Island. Throughout the weekend once … Continue reading

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Smith closer to front row


Bradley Smith may have qualified in seventh position but the rookie was less than three tenths off the pace of the front row and deservedly very pleased with his efforts in qualifying for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix. The Englishman has … Continue reading

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de Puniet cuts championship gap to Edwards


Randy de Puniet struck an important blow in his bid to finish the season as the second CRT rider in the championship standings. Taking advantage of Colin Edwards jump start penalty the Frenchman finished 12th and took three points from … Continue reading

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