Tag Archives: Spaniard

Vinales quits Avintia-Blusens


Maverick Vinales shocked the paddock by walking out on his Avintia Blusens squad ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The Spaniard, currently second in the championship, has complained all season about a lack of power from his FTR Honda … Continue reading

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Avintia Blusens looking for a new rider…again


David Salom has announced that he will not finish the season with the Avintia Blusens squad. The Spaniard confirmed the news through his twitter account (@davidsalomds) by saying: “It is clear that the results have not been great but neither … Continue reading

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Lorenzo looking for engine improvements from Yamaha


Having started the season in near perfect form Jorge Lorenzo has compared his current bike to his 2010 championship winning Yamaha. The Spaniard has claimed four race wins from the opening six races and finished second in the other races. … Continue reading

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Lorenzo laments late qualifying shower


Jorge Lorenzo was left ruing what might have been after qualifying in fourth position ahead of tomorrow’s British Grand Prix. The championship leader was one of many riders who felt that he failed to show his true potential because of … Continue reading

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Eyes on the skies for race day at Jerez


With qualifying having taken place under the constant threat of a rain shower, tomorrow’s Spanish MotoGP at Jerez will see the riders and teams focussing a lot of their attention on the weather forecast. Following a difficult opening two days, … Continue reading

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New regulations cause new requirements physically for riders in MotoGP


Casey Stoner’s arm pump problems in the Qatar Grand Prix highlighted just how different the new breed of 1000cc MotoGP bikes are compared to the 800’s of last year. While the regulation changes have seen a return of more spectacular … Continue reading

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New tyres raise the excitement level in MotoGP


Tyres have been a key talking point in MotoGP in recent years with a spate of cold tyre crashes having been triggered by the compounds and construction used by Bridgestone for the control tyre. The Japanese manufacturer has made huge … Continue reading

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