Jerez MotoGP 2016

  • Fresh Dovi disaster as Ducati struggle

    25 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Fresh Dovi disaster as Ducati struggle

    They may have been hogging the headlines following the confirmation that they have signed Jorge Lorenzo for 2017, but Ducati had nothing to write home about at Jerez. Unable to extract the most from...

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  • Rossi takes stunning win in Jerez

    24 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Rossi takes stunning win in Jerez

    Valentino Rossi has taken a stunning victory over Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez in Jerez, controlling the entire race from start to finish to eventually take the win by five seconds, in one of his...

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  • Lowes dominates for Jerez win

    24 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Lowes dominates for Jerez win

    Sam Lowes has converted his second Moto2 pole position of the year into his first victory, taking the win in Jerez from Jonas Folger in dominating form. Leading from the opening stages, when a mistake...

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  • Binder takes incredible last-to-first victory

    24 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Binder takes incredible last-to-first victory

    Brad Binder has taken an incredible debut win in Jerez from back of the grid, after a penalty from qualifying for an illegal ECU map demoted him from pole position to the very last spot – but didn´t...

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  • Lowes makes it two poles from four races

    23 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Lowes makes it two poles from four races

    Sam Lowes has made it two pole positions from four races – and maintained his record of a clean sweep of front row starts in 2016 – by making the most of the softer option Michelin tyres he used to...

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  • Surprise late lap hands Rossi pole

    23 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Surprise late lap hands Rossi pole

    Valentino Rossi has taken a surprise pole position at Jerez, setting a lap in the dying seconds of the Q2 session at the Spanish track to demote teammate Jorge Lorenzo to second place. The lap demoted...

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  • Bulega takes maiden pole in Jerez

    23 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Bulega takes maiden pole in Jerez

    Nicolo Bulega has taken his debut Moto3 pole position in Jerez, winning at the track where he took victory in 2015 en route to the junior world title. He controlled the entire session at the southern...

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  • Nakagami tops day one in slippery conditions

    22 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Nakagami tops day one in slippery conditions

    Takaaki Nakagami has topped the opening day of Moto2 action at Jerez, as high track temperatures brought about a slippery track at the notoriously low-grip Spanish circuit.  The Japanese rider...

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  • Laverty supports NI Air Ambulance at Jerez

    22 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Laverty supports NI Air Ambulance at Jerez

    Northern Irish MotoGP racer Eugene Laverty will lend support to the province’s fledgling air ambulance charity this weekend in Jerez, running their logo on his leathers as part of the campaign to get...

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  • Lorenzo takes control as MotoGP goes European

    22 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Lorenzo takes control as MotoGP goes European

    Jorge Lorenzo has taken control of the opening day of the European core of the 2016 MotoGP season, finishing Friday 0.3 clear of Marc Marquez as well as topping both of the day’s two sessions. The duo...

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  • Michelin explain Redding tyre issue

    22 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Michelin explain Redding tyre issue

    Michelin have explained the causes of Scott Redding’s tyre issue in Argentina, with the unusual combination of factors at the Termas track leading to the delamination that almost caused the Pramac...

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  • Binder tops opening day in Jerez

    22 April 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Binder tops opening day in Jerez

    Brad Binder has taken the Red Bull Ajo KTM to the top spot in the Moto3 class on the opening day of action at Jerez, ending the day 0.1 ahead of the Honda of Jorge Navarro. They headed a Team Sky VR46...

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