Tag Archives: Mugello Circuit

De Puniet: Second row was possible


Randy de Puniet qualified ninth for tomorrow’s Dutch TT at Assen but the Frenchman felt that if not for encountering traffic he could have qualified on the second row: “I’m a little disappointed because Bautista was on my line [on … Continue reading

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Smith on the mend and studying “the science” of MotoGP


Bradley Smith is still feeling the effects of his Mugello injuries but the Tech3 rider showed few ill effects of those injuries on Friday with the tenth fastest time in the morning’s dry session. Speaking afterwards Smith said that his … Continue reading

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Marquez satisfied with sixth


MotoGP rookie sensation Marc Marquez qualified sixth for his home race in Montmelo. When speaking with the media after qualifying the the Repsol Honda rider was relatively happy with his starting position because it met the targets that he had … Continue reading

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Interview with Cal Crutchlow


Stephen English: How are you set for this weekend? Cal Crutchlow: It should be good. It’s going to be a tough weekend and it’s probably going to be the most difficult of the last few weekends but I thought that … Continue reading

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Crash marks a difficult day for Bradley Smith


Bradley Smith endured another difficult day with the rookie crashing during FP2 after a day spent struggling with his setup and a lack of confidence in the bikes handling. Speaking at the end of the day the British rookie told … Continue reading

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Improving qualifying key for Rossi


Valentino Rossi was in good humour on Thursday when he was asked about how he felt after his home Grand Prix at Mugello ended with the nine times world champion crashing with Alvaro Bautista on the opening lap: “I am … Continue reading

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Maintaining Mugello momentum key for Lorenzo


Jorge Lorenzo romped to a dominant victory in Mugello and given his struggles at the previous Grand Prix, at Le Mans, the Yamaha rider knew that it was crucial to bounce back to form in Italy. This weekend the reigning … Continue reading

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