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2014 Recap – Round 9 German Grand Prix


The German Grand Prix took place on the same night as the World Cup final and the atmosphere around the Sachsenring was charged throughout the weekend and while Stefan Bradl switched to slicks on the grid to give him an early … Continue reading

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Few positives for Crutchlow following opening day at Misano


After lapping Misano over one second off the oace Cal Crutchlow admitted he was ‘struggling everywhere’ aboard his Tech 3 Yamaha at the San Marino Grand Prix. Crutchlow dismissed any suggestion that he was still feeling the effects of a … Continue reading

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Smith pleased with his rookie season progress


A mechanical failure caused Bradley Smith to retire from today’s MotoGP race at Laguna Seca but afterwards the Englishman was far from downbeat as he assessed the opening half of his rookie MotoGP campaign. “The race didn’t work out great … Continue reading

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Rossi happy with third consecutive podium


Valentino Rossi declared himself happy with his progress in recent races and after finishing third at Laguna Seca he was clearly in good spirits about his chances for the rest of the season. Today’s race marked his third consecutive podium … Continue reading

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Smith pleased with opening day


Bradley Smith was content with the tenth fastest time of the day at Laguna Seca. The Tech3 rider felt that taking the time for a trackday at the Californian track beforehand was key to allowing him to adapt to riding … Continue reading

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Laverty learning Laguna’s secrets


Even though Michael Laverty raced in AMA Superbikes this weekend will be the Ulsterman’s first time racing at Laguna Seca. Speaking after FP1 the PBM rider felt that improving track conditions would be key to unlocking his speed having spent … Continue reading

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Crutchlow: Conditions make opening session “not relevant”


Cal Cruthclow set the pace in the morning session but the Englishman felt afterwards that the session counted for very little given the cold and damp conditions. Speaking after the session Crutchlow said: “This morning was not relevant; the laptime … Continue reading

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