Unfortunately, yesterday’s weather-related decision to move today’s MotoGP race start forward to 11:30 a.m. local time proved ineffective when a steady, heavy rain began falling on the Silverstone Circuit this morning. With track conditions deemed unsafe due to drainage issues, and with the rain itself failing to let off, the… read more.
Intermittent heavy downpours disrupted Saturday’s usual proceedings at Silverstone. The MotoGP FP4 session was red-flagged when several riders crashed in a matter of seconds, due to a pool of water created by the rain at the braking point of turn seven. After several delays due to the track’s safety conditions,… read more.
Following a spectacular second-place finish in Austria, Marc Marquez is now ready for the British Grand Prix and, like teammate Dani Pedrosa, is keen to discover the most recent improvements made to the track. With 2018 marking historic Silverstone’s 70th anniversary since converting from a wartime airfield into a race… read more.
Today Marc Marquez scored a hard-fought second place at a sunny Red Bull Ring, sharing the podium with race-winner Jorge Lorenzo and third-place rider Andrea Dovizioso. Marc ultimately missed the win by only 0.130”, and definitely not for lack of trying. After taking the lead on the second lap, he… read more.
First in this morning’s damp FP3 session, first in this afternoon’s dry FP4 session, Marc Marquez concluded an extremely positive Saturday at the Red Bull Ring by taking his 49th MotoGP pole, the 77th of his career. It was not an easy affair for Marc. He had to fight tooth… read more.
A sunny morning and a rainy afternoon on the opening day of the Austrian Grand Prix meant that only the FP1 session was available for the riders to fight for a provisional top-10 position. Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa set the fourth- and sixth-fastest times, respectively, having both found a… read more.