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Lack of stability continues to hold back Staring


Bryan Staring finished almost two minutes off the pace at Sepang and afterwards the Australian struggled to find positives from another difficult weekend. The Gresini rider, riding the FTR Honda, has struggled throughout his rookie MotoGP season but at Sepang … Continue reading

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Smith pleased to focus on Crutchlow during race


Bradley Smith enjoyed one of his strongest races of his rookie campaign in Sepang. The Tech3 rider finished the race in an uneventful seventh but within sight of his teammate, Cal Crutchlow, and comfortably in front of Andrea Dovizioso. Smith … Continue reading

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Dovizioso: “I almost crashed on outlap”


The difficult conditions in qualifying almost caused Andrea Dovizioso to crash on his outlap at Sepang. Rain started to fall in the final moments of Q1 at the Malaysian venue and with the increasingly treacherous conditions the Italian was lucky … Continue reading

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Rossi happy with Friday but thrilled with Seamless Shift Gearbox


Valentino Rossi ended the opening day at Misano third fastest and just over one quarter of a second slower than the Honda’s of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa. It was a competitive start to his home Grand Prix, Tuvulia is … Continue reading

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New exhaust “less distracting” for Dovizioso


Andrea Dovizioso was outpaced by Ducati test rider Michele Pirro on the opening day of practice at Misano but the Italian felt that there was little need for this to be a cause of concern given Pirro’s testing at the … Continue reading

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Formula 1 back on track in Belgium!


After the four week summer break Formula 1 actions resumes this weekend with the Belgium Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. Sebastian Vettel is in pole position to claim a fourth consecutive world title with the German holding a 38 point lead … Continue reading

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Pivotal race for Mercedes in Germany


Make no mistake we are now in a championship dogfight between Red Bull and Mercedes. In the blue (and purple!) corner we have triple world champion Sebastian Vettel. In the silver corner we have Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. The … Continue reading

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