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The third in the three-week flyaway triple header of MotoGP™ rounds - the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix - takes place this weekend at Sepang. With clocks changing overnight on Saturday-Sunday in some time zones, be sure to familiarise yourself with the Grand Prix timetable before the weekend.
This weekend at Sepang the inaugural Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup reaches its conclusion with the final two races of the competition, which commenced back in March in Qatar.
After DNFs in Australia MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez and his teammate Dani Pedrosa are heading to Malaysia for the penultimate round of 2014, where last year Pedrosa led home a Repsol Honda 1-2.
After a superb race at Phillip Island where Yamaha filled the podium, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head to Malaysia for another heated battle at the Sepang International Circuit.
Before heading to the Sepang International Circuit for this weekend’s Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Nicky Hayden caused a stir on the streets of Putrajaya as the 2006 World Champion kick-started the weekend in energetic fashion, accompanied by a number of Malaysian colleagues.
Earlier this week, 2014 MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa visited Jakarta on their way to Malaysia for round 17 of the World Championship.
After 2014 MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez’s crash in Australia gave Valentino Rossi the opportunity to notch his second victory of the year, the Repsol Honda rider will be striving for nothing less than a win at Sepang.
In between the Australia and Malaysian Grands Prix the DRIVE M7 Aspar MotoGP™ team have visited their main sponsors and fans in Jakarta.
Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone left Australia empty-handed after a collision with Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa on Sunday.
NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro was bitterly disappointed after the Tissot Australian Grand Prix, with his challenge for a top five result coming to an end after a collision with Stefan Bradl.
Team GO&FUN Honda Gresini rider Alvaro Bautista took sixth place at Phillip Island, finishing as the best placed Honda rider at checkered flag in a race that marked his 200th Grand Prix start in the World Championship.
Having qualified in 11th place for the Tissot Australian Grand Prix Stefan Bradl crashed out of the race when battling for a top five result.
Andrea Dovizioso finished fourth in the Tissot Australian Grand Prix, round 16 of the 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship, whilst his teammate Cal Crutchlow suffered an unfortunate crash on the very last lap when running in second place.
Despite having started from eighth on the grid, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi took victory in a hectic Tissot Australian Grand Prix.
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith rode a careful race to finish third at the Tissot Australian Grand Prix, claiming his best finish in the premier class.
A crash strewn Tissot Australian Grand Prix saw Jorge Lorenzo overcome problems to secure second on his Movistar Yamaha MotoGP machine, helping Yamaha lock out the podium.
A double DNF at the Tissot Australian Grand Prix, after Dani Pedrosa was collided into and Marc Marquez crashed while leading, made it a difficult day for Repsol Honda at Phillip Island on Sunday.
Avintia Racing’s Hector Barbera finished fifth at the Tissot Australian Grand Prix in a crash effected race, securing his best result to date in the premier class.
The MotoGP™ race at the Tissot Australian Grand Prix saw Valentino Rossi take his second win of 2014, with Jorge Lorenzo and Bradley Smith also on the podium. Marc Marquez crashed out of an incident packed race whilst leading and Dani Pedrosa was forced to retire after being clipped by Andrea Iannone.
In Warm Up at the Tissot Australian Grand Prix pole man and World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was the pace setter, with Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo also on the pace.