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Everyone saw it and everyone thought that something serious, very serious had happened. After a peaceful morning, but sporting hot, where the French had succeeded Johann Zarco defer Nico Terol alirón the 125cc Spanish to get ahead of him, though far from impressive Maverick Viñales who won the race and after the Catalan Marc Marquez won a new opportunity, however minimal, to fight for the title of Moto2 after Thomas Luthi of Switzerland beat German Stefan Bradl came this stunning image, the second, he remembered the Japanese Shoya Tomizawa at Misano-Adriatico’s last year. Because the death of Marco Simoncelli has also been caused by abuse. Indeed, after an unfortunate fall, but outrage, at last, like Tomizawa, whose team, led by Frenchman Gilles Biggot, was the first who went to the box of Fausto Gresini, knowing that something tragic, fatal, final had happened.
No more shaking out MotoGP, the best Casey Stoner, never seen this weekend, took the lead in the first corner in tough battle with Dani Pedrosa, another favorite to win today in Sepang where, fortunately, did hot but no rain. And Simoncelli, who started very well placed, got into the squad pursuer until, out of a long curve on the right and, probably, to open the throttle, lost control of his Honda about as official as Repsol-Honda team.
Skidded the rear wheel , Sic and lay down on the Honda asphalt , but Simoncelli, like the big, huge, would not let go of the handlebars of your bike by either of his two hands. Reasonable?, Did not want the bike crashed against the wall, it would damage, thought that the right itself as skating exceeded that curve 11, the second from right, very fast. But it was the start of the race, they took just two miles, perhaps not even that, and glued to Simoncelli were two distinguished veterans, the American Colin Edwards and Italian Valentino Rossi.
HE LOST HIS HELMET
Simoncelli lying across the black asphalt, parallel, almost forming a whole with his Honda. The first to run him was Edwards, who hit the side and spent almost his front wheel over his right arm. And the Doctor, who was on the inside of the curve, parallel to Texas, hit, apparently, with the front wheel of his immense Ducati the neck of Sic, who immediately lost his helmet.
KTM will launch a totally official, in partnership with Red Bull and Ajo Motorsport, for which build and develop a 100% KTM bike. Moreover Kalex maintain a partnership with Engineering to provide 250cc 4-stroke engines for the German manufacturer’s customer chassis.
The new engine Moto3 KTM is in the final phase of a comprehensive testing process that began last August, which ensures it is a starting point when World Championship 2012.
The team consists of Sandro Cortese of Germany, who completed the 2011 season in the 125cc class with two wins and four podiums which gave him the fourth position, the Australian Sissis Arthur, competed in the second 2011 edition of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup; and Briton Danny Kent, second in the 2010 Rookies and one of the most prominent debutantes in the 125cc World last year where he finished 11th.
Garlic is scheduled to alienate officers for two bikes and Niklas Ajo Khairudin, which among officers and customers bikes Kalex, KTM expects a total of nine aligned on the grid Moto3 2012. Read the rest of this entry »
Hector Faubel (Aspar Team) has released a symbolic way to the handlebars of the KTM Kalex he will drive next year in the new category of Moto3. The Valencian rider barely able to complete about 10 laps in the first of the two-day private test Moto3 now started on the path of Cheste.
The day at the Valencia circuit has been much more activity in the pits of the teams in the track itself, as both Aspar Team mechanics such as the RW Racing GP team, with the Spaniard Luis Salom and South African Brad Binder, have used a few hours to assemble the machines coming from the factory. The coming-out of new Kalex-KTM was therefore testimonial. Neither Alberto Moncayo, whose signing with t the track and lapped with Faubel for a second day as Johe team yesterday confirmed alcireña or Salom have reached out to the track, although they hope to do on Thursday. Inan Olive KTM tester.
After this contact with the Kalex-KTM, Faubel said: “The first impression is that the bike is going quite well, moves pretty well for a new bike and the engine is very different, is flatter, has more lower than the 2Tiempos. Now we have to work hard because this bike is like a baby, just born and you have to evolve.” Read the rest of this entry »
The Spanish Daniel Pedrosa in MotoGP, Marc Marquez and Hector Faubel Moto 2 in the 125 cc class today won the respective powers of the German Grand Prix to be raced at the Sachsenring circuit of 3671 meters long, for the ninth convening of the World Championship.
Pedrosa (Honda) covered the 30 laps before 100,000 spectators at a time 41m.12s.482/1000 an average of 160.400 mph, followed by compatriot Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) and Australian Casey 1s.477/1000 Stoner (Honda) to 1s.568/1000.
The Honda-brand Dunlop cover, Marquez turns 29 covered the 41m.37s.457/1000 an average of 153.500 miles per hour, escorted by German Stefan Bradl to 896/1000 and Alex de Angelis to 1s.387 / 1000.
Faubel (Aprilia), meanwhile, won the 125 cc 39m.57s.979/1000 the 27 laps at an average of 148.800 miles per hour, after arriving on the same line with the Frenchman Johann Zarco. The victory fell to Spanish for having achieved the lap record. Third Spanish ended Maverick Viñales 272/1000, all Aprilia.
After nine competencies, Australian Casey Stoner on the tip up MotoGP championship with 168 points, followed by Jorge Lorenzo with 153 Spanish and Italian Andrea Dovizioso on 132.
Germany’s Stefan Bradl in Moto 2 leads with 167 points, followed by Spanish with 120 Marquez and Italian Simone Corsi with 84, while Spanish Nicolas Terol leads the standings in the 125 cc class with 166 points, followed by Frenchman Johann Zarco and Spanish with 134, 122 Maverick Viñales.
On Sunday, the MotoGP race in Laguna Seca exclusively in the United States, while all three specialties to share the program again on 14 August in Brno, Czech Republic.
Scalextric launch later this year motorcycle circuits, in addition to classic cars, after securing the exclusive exploitation license MotoGP, today announced Tecnitoys, which owns the brand of racing games.
Scalextric introduced its new project in the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo (Barcelona), which also introduced a brand new helmet with the presence of the youngest driver on the grid 125cc, Marc Marquez.
The bikes that will run on Scalextric tracks have “total stability” and provide “realism hitherto unimaginable in a motorcycle game,” according Tecnitoys.
The R + D + i Tecnitoys / Scalextric has created a system to overcome the technical difficulties of recreating the conduct of a model of MotoGP. The main challenge was to add realism to the driving of motorcycles in curves.
For the second consecutive year in MotoGP and the fifth time in its history, Dani Pedrosa (Honda) won the German Grand Prix. A fantastic race for the podium with fights between the winner, Jorge Lorenzo and Casey Stoner, on the fourth Andrea Dovizioso, Ben Spies and Marco Simoncelli, and the seventh among Alvaro Bautista, Nicky Hayden and Valentino. Many of the end positions were defined in the last corner on the last lap.
Third consecutive victory of the phenomenon Moto2 Marc Marquez, followed by tournament leader Stefan Bradl. Completed the podium Alex de Angelis. The Colombian Yonny Hernandez got a creditable sixth.
First win of the season in the 125cc class of Hector Faubel, along with Johann Zarco and Maverick Viñales. Nico Terol, fourth, still ahead of the championship with good difference. Read the rest of this entry »
Quinta “pole position” of the season for Casey Stoner, who has a qualifying tax-driven rain, as also happened in 125 and Moto, where Zarco and Marquez managed to the best of times.
The rain turned to be decisive in qualifying once again. The practice session Saturday’s Italian Grand Prix was held in perfect conditions, but when the time of the qualifying session at Mugello the heavens were covered with black and threatening clouds, which met its forecast, downloading in the middle of the timed sessions. First in 125, not much force, sufficient to give good results before reaching the end, and then in MotoGP, and with more intensity, cutting the development of the session and forcing pilots to make a Moto2 qualifying with water.
In MotoGP the rain was just as decisive and forced to alter the strategy of the qualifying session, forcing strong enough to roll out, and in these conditions Casey Stoner took the lead. Marco Simoncelli also tried to take the best time, becoming head of the table, but Stoner won and finished faster than improve the historic “pole” of Valentino Rossi in 2008, the last achieved with qualifying tires. No one could approach the record of Stoner and end Ben Spies came to stand second, four-tenths, beating himself Simoncelli only six thousandths of a second.
Lacking a little over twenty minutes left it was raining and they all took the path of the “boxes”, giving virtually completed the training. Valentino Rossi took a detail with patients Mugello and gave viewers a few laps in the minutes end. Some more like Hayden, Crutchlow and Elijah also shot but any chance of improving, even Stoner took to the track in the past to try one out, but the fifth “pole” of the season it was for him. Spies and Simoncelli were after him, and the second line is placed Dovizioso, Lorenzo and Edwards, with Dani Pedrosa in ninth position, more than a second. Hector Barbera was tenth, Alvaro Bautista 14 º and Elías16 Toni. Read the rest of this entry »
The Board of Directors of the public body, met yesterday to decide the future of broadcasting the MotoGP World Championship in TVE, has reached an agreement with Dorna Sports to extend his contract for another season.
When today confirmed that Tele5 will be responsible for the official network broadcast MotoGP in 2012, TVE has made public its report of the evening will continue betting on the bikes a year contract, that is, until the late 2011 season.
With these two pieces of open debate is closed on television who will lead the designs of the second most watched sport on television in Spain. The MotoGP World and its dissemination is assured for at least the next three seasons.
To the delight of viewers, it should be noted that the World Cup this year will live a situation never yet seen, thanks to the absence of advertising we see the races “non – stop.”
MotoGP definitely jump-start the first race of the season on 11 April at the Qatar circuit, but while this weekend will take place on the last official pre-season training on this same path.
Johann Zarco (Avant AirAsia Ajo) recorded the best time to warm up on Saturday morning for the 125cc race in As sen. The Frenchman will start from second on the grid in the race (24:00), has recorded a time of 1,44.686, just 1 tenth of a second slower than the time it took the pole yesterday Maverick Finales.
Despite a fall in the final minutes, Sandro Cortese (Germany Intact-Racing Team) has scored the second fastest time at 0.123s. the Gaul and was the last of the group that has run under 1.45.
Jonas Folger (Red Bull Ajo Motorsport) was third at 0.560sy preceded his teammate Danny Kent and the Spanish Efren Vazquez (Avant Garlic AirAsia) and Sergio Gadea (Blusens by Paris Hilton Team).
The policeman Maverick Finales (Blusens by Paris Hilton Team) has signed the seventh just over 9 / 10 of a second French rival, and after he has placed Hector Faubel, and Luis Alberto Moncayo Salom.
The race day will not have the current leader of the category, Nico Terol. Injured in a hand during QP, Valencian returned to Spain yesterday and will be operated on Saturday morning at the Dexeus Clinic of Barcelona.
The ambitious work under the British Siverstone circuit – the scene from 2010′s British Grand Prix MotoGP World Championship, are at an advanced stage. The Northamptonshire circuit has been completed and much of the changes in the track and is expected later this month will complete the improvements in the areas of the spectators and the construction of a higher degree.
Richard Phillips, managing director of Silverstone Circuits Limited, explained that the work is carried out on schedule despite the adverse weather: “The team is doing the work intensity and work with all in the midst of very difficult weather conditions to ensure that the circuit is ready in time. Works have been completed the track in areas of Brooklands and Woodcote, including the new loophole in the Pit Straight fast, while the biggest reform – the new section of the circuit that will go from the stretch before the curve to the fork Abbey Arrowhead-is also very advanced.” Read the rest of this entry »