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Tech 3: Bradley Smith was always ‘plan A’

Matthew Birt, 20 August 2014 11:21

Tech 3 Yamaha boss Herve Poncharal has strongly denied offering Bradley Smith a new YZR-M1 deal for 2015 because there was no suitable candidate to replace the British rider. Poncharal is known to have sounded out the likes of Jonas Folger, Alex Rins and Jack Miller about a coveted YZR-M1 ride, but insists that Smith was always at the top ...

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Marquez tops one-day Brno test

Simon Patterson, 18 August 2014 17:26

Marc Marquez has topped a one-day official MotoGP test at Brno, only 24hrs after failing to win the Czech Grand prix at the same track, taking the top spot from Jorge Lorenzo as the factory Honda and Yamaha riders tested their new 2015 machines. Lorenzo was the early leader, and mid-afternoon rain meant it looked like he would finish on ...

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Crutchlow U-turn creates headache for Pramac Ducati

Matthew Birt, 13 August 2014 09:40

Pramac Ducati bosses have admitted Cal Crutchlow’s shock Desmosedici departure threw the Italian team's 2015 plans into disarray. Paolo Campinoti’s satellite squad believed it would keep hold of number one asset Andrea Iannone for next season. The Italian was unable to secure a switch to join Andrea Dovizioso once Crutchlow announced he was staying with the Bologna factory during the ...

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Aleix Espargaro admits Suzuki move a gamble

Matthew Birt, 12 August 2014 13:07

Aleix Espargaro has admitted taking a big gamble by pushing to lead Suzuki’s much anticipated MotoGP return in 2015. The Spaniard will quit the Forward Racing Yamaha Open class project after just one season to partner fellow Spaniard Maverick Vinales on Suzuki’s new 1000cc project. On the eve of last weekend’s Indianapolis MotoGP round, the 24-year-old said his priority is ...

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Oulton BSB: Byrne takes pole in drama-filled qualifying

Simon Patterson, 09 August 2014 14:10

Shane Byrne will start the first of the weekend’s three races at Oulton Park from pole position, after a qualifying session full ofdrama at the Cheshire track. Ryuichi Kiyonari looked set to be the fastest man of the day, but a crash for the Japanese rider in Q2 means that he gifted the front row to his opponents, and will now ...

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BSB veterans Smart and Richards return for Oulton

Simon Patterson, 05 August 2014 15:08

BSB veterans and former British champions Scott Smart and Glen Richards will be reunited this weekend as teammates, as the pair rejoin the MCE British Superbike series to deputise for the injured Richard Cooper and Mitchell Carr at Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki. The duo, who were last teammates for Hawk Kawasaki a decade ago in the series, bring five titles ...

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Thruxton BSB: Brookes wins ahead of War for Four battle

Simon Patterson, 03 August 2014 14:38

Josh Brookes has taken an imperious win on the Milwaukee Yamaha in the opening MCE British Superbike race at Thruxton, getting clear at the front before extending his lead out to over four seconds at the flag. Brookes was an early second place, behind Dan Linfoot,chasing his first BSB podium form his front row start, and Shane Byrne, whojumped from the ...

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Crutchlow parts with Ducati, linked to LCR Honda

Simon Patterson, 02 August 2014 15:45

Only a week after confirming at World Ducati Week and in an exclusive interview to MCN that he would remain with Ducati for 2014, the Italian manufacturer has dramatically confirmed that they will part ways with Crutchlow for the 2015 season. The move is widely expected to leave Crutchlow free to ride the semi-factory Honda at LCR vacated by Stefan Bradl, ...

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Suzuka 8hr: Tsuda breaks circuit record to take Yoshimura Suzuki to pole

Simon Patterson, 26 July 2014 09:02

Takuya Tsuda has dipped under the Suzuka absolute lap record to secure pole position for his Yoshimura Suzuki team in tomorrow’s 8hr race. His incredible 1:06.703 lap means that he will line up front of the grid alongside teammates Randy de Puniet and Josh Waters for the Le Mans style running start. Yamaha MotoGP test rider Kats Nakasuga was second, almost ...

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Suzuka 8hr: Van der Mark takes pole for Musashi Honda at record pace

Simon Patterson, 25 July 2014 11:06

Michael van der Mark has blown away the opposition with a record pace lap to take provisional pole position for the Musashi Honda squad in the Suzuka 8hr. The young Dutchman set a lap of 2:07.839, beating the nearest opposition, the Yamaha Austria team, by 0.320. Speaking afterwards, van der Mark admitted that track temperature, which spiked as high as 63ºC, ...

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