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One of MotoGP™’s most popular stars, Colin Edwards, will be opening the bidding at this year’s Day of Champions auction at Silverstone race track on Thursday 28th August.
Bridgestone has announced that it will be offering its new asymmetric front slick tyre as part of the allocation for this year’s Grands Prix at Phillip Island in Australia and the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia.
Nicky Hayden has posted a message on Facebook in order to thank fans for their support during his convalescence following surgery on his injured wrist. The 2006 World Champion hopes to be back in action at Misano on 14 September.
Valentino Rossi may acknowledge that he is no longer as young as he used to be, but is sure that he is still capable of fighting at the front of the MotoGP™ field and for this reason re-signed with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
Following a meeting of the Grand Prix Commission, it has been confirmed that any title winner of the FIM CEV Repsol Moto3 Championship will be exempt from the age limit for entering the Moto3™ World Championship the following season.
Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were hard at work on Monday as Brno hosted a single day of post-race testing following the Czech Grand Prix.
Fresh from scoring a point in only his second MotoGP™ race at Brno on Sunday, Leon Camier will continue to cover for Nicky Hayden at Silverstone next weekend.
Lucio Cecchinello’s team moves into a new era next season. Stefan Bradl will be leaving, replaced by Cal Crutchlow, and the squad will run two bikes in the premier class for the first time. Sporting Director Oscar Haro shares the latest on this, as well as the reports linking Moto3™ rider Jack Miller to the team.
Following on from the excitement of Sunday’s Czech Grand Prix, the MotoGP™ field was back in action at Brno for a day of post-race testing on Monday.
The bwin Grand Prix České republiky saw NGM Forward Racing rider Aleix Espargaro as first Open finisher, in eighth position at the finish line.
Finishing respectively tenth and 11th at the bwin Grand Prix České republiky saw Alvaro Bautista and Scott Redding in the points at round 11.
LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl finished a solid seventh at the bwin Grand Prix České republiky.
Despite both riders starting in the top ten, Monster Yamaha Tech 3 had a difficult bwin Grand Prix České republiky.
An eight-man Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup battle for the lead all the way to the final lap only produced a winner at the final corners as Joan Mir snatched victory from Fabio Di Giannantonio with Stefano Manzi chasing them across the line.
Andrea Iannone was able to bounce back from a disappointing Indianapolis race, finishing as the top Ducati rider in the bwin Grand Prix České republiky.
The bwin Grand Prix České republiky was a mixed affair for the Ducati team as Andrea Dovizioso reduced the gap to the podium, but Cal Crutchlow retired after an early crash.
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez finished fourth in the bwin Grand Prix České republiky but remained upbeat about the result.
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa ended teammate Marc Marquez’s run of wins at the bwin Grand Prix České republiky by taking his 26th premier class victory and continuing Honda’s winning form.
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo made it three podiums in a row on Sunday, whilst Valentino Rossi beat Marc Marquez in a midrace battle.