Tag Archives: Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

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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Pitlane start “a possibility” for Hayden


An engine failure at the Malaysian Grand Prix has put Nicky Hayden in a difficult position for the remaining races of 2013. Having planned on using that engine for the remaining three races the Ducati rider now has to evaluate … Continue reading

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Engine woes for Nicky Hayden could force pitlane start


An engine failure at the Malaysian Grand Prix has left Nicky Hayden in a perilous position for the remainder of the 2013 season. The American, who had switched to his freshest engine for today’s race, retired on lap eight with … Continue reading

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Stoner still troubled by ankle injury


Casey Stoner continues to feel the effects of his hefty Indianapolis crash with the Australian admitting that he still lacks flexibility in his ankle. His dominance at Philip Island notwithstanding it was clear after the opening day of practice that … Continue reading

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No regrets for Casey


While the majority of the paddock is fixated on Valencia being the final race of Casey Stoner’s illustrious career the Australian is focusing only on the race. The double champion has said throughout the summer that there is no chance … Continue reading

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Donington gears up for World Superbike round 2


The second round of the World Superbike season will take place this weekend with Donington Park playing host to the European round of the championship. Carlos Checa dominated proceedings in the opening round of the season the teams and riders … Continue reading

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Checa holds off Biaggi to take pole at Philip Island


Carlos Checa‚Äôs dominance at Philip Island saw the Spaniard take pole position for the opening round of the World Superbike season. The Spaniard was just 0.013s faster than Max Biaggi ahead of what looks like being a highly competitive day … Continue reading

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