Tag Archives: Qatar

Qatar eyeing “big surprises” with Formula 1 bid confirmed and potential Dakar Rally discussed

While Qatar’s aspirations to host a Formula 1 race have been known for some time the decision to aim for a street race around Lusail has taken many by surprise. With the Losail International Circuit just miles from Lusail these … Continue reading

Posted in Formula 1, MotoGP, Rallying, Sportscar Racing, World Superbikes | Tagged , , , ,

Saturday action from Losail

Holloween has passed but the Losail International Circuit was still quite ghostly given the lack of spectators and the silence around the track as everyone waited for the practice and Superpole sessions to start…

Posted in World Superbikes | Tagged , ,

Friday action trackside at Losail

The final round of the 2014 World Superbike championship takes place this weekend in Qatar with Sylvain Guintoli chasing down Tom Sykes in the standings in what looks set to be a winner takes all showdown in the final race … Continue reading

Posted in World Superbikes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Smith: ‘Final six laps could be interesting‚Ķ’

Bradley Smith starts his second MotoGP campaign this weekend in Qatar and the Englishman is in a very positive frame of mind about his prospects of improving on last year’s strong rookie season. The former 125cc race winner will once … Continue reading

Posted in MotoGP, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pedrosa looks ahead to new season

Having battled injuries in recent years, a fully fit Dani Pedrosa¬†is looking forward to the start of the 2014 season – his ninth year in the MotoGP class. Speaking ahead of this weekend’s Qatar season opener, the Spaniard was in … Continue reading

Posted in MotoGP, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Injury won’t dampen Pol Espargaro’s spirits

Reigning Moto2 world champion Pol Espargaro is excited about making his MotoGP race debut this weekend in Qatar, despite his recently fractured collarbone. Having suffered the injury during the Qatar test just ten days ago the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 … Continue reading

Posted in MotoGP, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Crutchlow: The rule just got better for us again!

Following Tuesday’s announcement that factories without a dry MotoGP win in the previous season – in other words Ducati – will be able to combine the advantages of the Factory and Open classes, Cal Crutchlow joked today that, “The rule … Continue reading

Posted in MotoGP, News | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments