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The Suzuki MotoGP Test Team has come to the end of its test at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas and is now ready to move on to Argentina at the end of the month.
Former World Champion Kevin Schwantz has joined the Suzuki MotoGP Test Team for its test at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this week.
After the second staging of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas at the state-of-the-art track in Austin, Bridgestone have reviewed the weekend from a tyre perspective, after another busy event for the premier class tyre supplier.
Regarding the future of World Champion Marc Marquez with the Repsol Honda team beyond the end of the current MotoGP™ season, Team Principal Livio Suppo says it’s too early in the year to renew contracts for 2015 and beyond.
Despite grip problems from the early stages of Sunday’s Austin race Hector Barbera was able to bag his first point of the season at the Circuit of the Americas.
Barry Sheene was a racing idol in the 1970s and his son Freddie Sheene recently made an appearance in the FIM CEV Repsol – with his goal simply being to have some fun!
It was an enjoyable weekend at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas for the Pramac Racing Team, with the highlight being Andrea Iannone’s performance in the second MotoGP™ race of the year.
The second round of the 2014™ MotoGP World Championship at the Circuit of the Americas saw PBM rider Michael Laverty just miss out on a point as he finished 16th.
Nicky Hayden and Hiroshi Aoyama both moved up several positions from the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas grid to take 11th and 12th in Texas.
The Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas proved to be a tough challenge for the NGM Forward Racing team, despite Aleix Espargaro qualifying as top Yamaha in fourth on Saturday.
The Monster Yamaha Tech3 riders finished round two of the MotoGP™ World Championship in a highly determined manner, with both riders achieving their best ever results in the premier class.
After his dramatic DNF at Qatar LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl had a better weekend in Texas at round two, qualifying on the front row and bringing it home in fourth.
Japanese factory Suzuki are set to carry out a post-Grand Prix test at the Circuit of the Americas as they continue preparations for a planned return to MotoGP™ in 2015.
Repsol Honda claimed their first 1-2 finish of the season at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas as 2013 MotoGP™ Champion Marc Marquez dominated all weekend.
The Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas proved to be difficult affair for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team.
A first podium for Andrea Dovizioso as a Ducati rider was great news for the Italian factory, but that success was contrasted by a crash and a right hand injury for Cal Crutchlow at Austin.
MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez utterly dominated the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas race, taking victory by a four second margin from his Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa, with Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) completing the podium.
Sunday morning Warm Up at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas brought no great surprise at the head of the timesheet with Marc Marquez leading the way, as he has in every session so far this weekend. His Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa was second (0.303s) with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo third (0.755s).
Having qualified down the order at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas Nicky Hayden will be aiming to pull a good result out of the bag from row five to give the American fans something to cheer on Sunday.