Tag Archives: Sunday

First thing that Smith learned was “MotoGP is scary!”


Sunday’s season closing Valencia Grand Prix marks the end of Bradley Smith’s rookie season. The Englishman, who holds the record for most points by a British rookie, came into the premier class with Tech3 having received lots of criticism for … Continue reading

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Alonso: Hopefully there is more in the car


Fernando Alonso admitted that Ferrari are continuing to struggle after finishing the opening day of practice eighth fastest ahead of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Spaniard, who has not been on the podium since the Singapore Grand Prix, endured … Continue reading

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Crutchlow focuses on harder rear tyre


Cal Cruthclow set the fifth fastest time in FP2 after the Tech3 rider spend the 45 minute session exclusively on the harder compound Bridgestone rear tyre. Whereas the Honda riders and Jorge Lorenzo started the session on the soft compound … Continue reading

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Mark Smith interview


On Sunday before the Singapore Grand Prix I sat down with Caterham’s Technical Director Mark Smith to discuss matters ranging from the team’s competitiveness to the future direction of driver safety. Stephen English: Can you asses where the team is at … Continue reading

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Espargaro wins rain shortened Moto2 race


Pol Espargaro won a rain shortened Moto2 race atJerezwith the Spaniard claiming the success ahead of his compatriot Marc Marquez. The race began in dry conditions but at half distance spots of rain started to fall. Suddenly the race changed … Continue reading

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Spies misses qualifying opportunity


Ben Spies will start Sunday’s Spanish MotoGP at Jerez from sixth place after missing his opportunity in the ever changing Jerez conditions. A drying track and constant threat of rain made it a very difficult session for the riders and … Continue reading

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Hayden saving tyres ahead of wet weekend


With rain having affected the opening day of practice ahead of Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix many within the paddock have spent the day looking at the skies and checking the weather forecast. With rain expected for Saturday and Sunday and … Continue reading

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