June

125 riders suffer as monsoon conditions hit Mugello

125 riders suffer as monsoon conditions hit Mugello

This afternoon’s first qualifying session for the 125s was hampered by a thunder storm and monsoon conditions.  Spain’s Hector Faubel was quickest on the Italian circuit at Mugello with a time...

Lorenzo fastest for 250s

Lorenzo fastest for 250s

Current 250 championship leader Jorge Lorenzo was the fastest rider in free practice this morning after setting a best lap of 1:53.529. The Spaniard was more than a second faster than his fellow...

Vermeulen gambles with front qualifier

Vermeulen gambles with front qualifier

Chris Vermeulen has gambled by selecting a front Bridgestone qualifying tyre in his allocation for this weekend’s Italian GP in Mugello. The Aussie hasn’t even tested the new soft front but has chosen...

Pedrosa off to a flying start at Mugello

Pedrosa off to a flying start at Mugello

Spaniard Dani Pedrosa cast aside Honda’s disappointing start to the 2007 MotoGP season with a dominant performance in this morning’s opening free practice session for the Italian GP. Under threatening...

Pasini fastest in 125 first practice

Pasini fastest in 125 first practice

Aprilia’s Mattia Pasini was quickest in the first 125 practice at Mugello this morning. The Italian recorded a best lap time of 1:59.247 on his home circuit, just over four 10th of a second ahead of...

Yamaha target Toseland for 2008

Yamaha target Toseland for 2008

Yamaha has placed James Toseland on a 2008 transfer target list. Tech 3 Yamaha chief Herve Poncharal confirmed to MCN in Mugello that Toseland is on a shortlist of rider targets he has drawn up for...