Archive - Press Release
March 5th, 2015
Aprilia issued the following press release and official photos of their 2015 MotoGP bike after the launch in Milan:
MOTOGP, APRILIA'S NEW CHALLENGE
Milan, 5 March 2015 – Aprilia's new challenge is called MotoGP, the top world motorcycle racing category.
This is a Championship the Italian brand decided to return to in the 2015 season, moving the début up a year with respect to the initial plans. This is a brave choice, in line with the character of one of the most victorious racing divisions in history. In fact, in its brief history in motorsports - from 1992 to 2014, Aprilia has managed to win an impressive 54 world title wreaths, 28 of which were earned from 2006 to the present, after joining the Piaggio Group. The Manufacturer from also Noale skilfully demonstrated its competitiveness in the Superbike challenge, where it quickly became a genuine dominator, earning an impressive seven world titles in the last five years.
The Misano World Circuit is to be completely resurfaced. Under the direction of Studio Dromo, the engineering and circuit designing firm run by Jarno Zaffelli, the track is to receive a new layer of asphalt, especially formulated to cope with the stresses of both world championship racing and exposure to the salt sea air which blows in from the Adriatic coast. The work is due to continue until 10th March, and Studio Dromo issued the following press release describing the work in detail.
MISANO WORLD CIRCUIT: NEW ASPHALT FOR THE INTERNATIONAL RACETRACK
Works of resurfacing of 4,226 meters on the international circuit has started.
The project and site engineering is from designer Jarno Zaffelli, owner of the studio Dromo. The works will be done by specialized company Pesaresi SpA in Rimini using feeders technologies for the very first time in Italy.
Misano World Circuit, March, 1st, 2015 – Technology and safety characterize the intervention that the property of the Misano World Circuit, the Santa Monica SpA, decided to carry on the eve of the 2015 sport season. It's been a few days that the Works of complete resurfacing of the circuit has started, and they will continue - weather permitting - until March 10.
Press releases at the end of the second test at Sepang:
Press releases from the MotoGP teams after the second day of testing at Sepang:
Press releases from the MotoGP teams after the first day of testing at Sepang:
Press releases from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after the thrilling opening races at Phillip Island:
Press releases from the World Supersport and World Superbike teams after qualifying at Phillip Island:
Press releases from some of the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after the first day of practice at Phillip Island:
Press release previews from the series organizers and from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams ahead of this weekend's season opener at Phillip Island:
Press releases after the three-day test at Jerez for the Moto2 and Moto3 teams:
Press releases from some of the Moto2 and Moto3 teams after the first day of testing at Jerez:
Press releases from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after the final test ahead of this weekend's season opener at Phillip Island:
The official press release from Ducati Corse after their launch of the Desmosedici GP15 MotoGP bike:
2015 Ducati Team and new Desmosedici GP15 presented today at Ducati Auditorium in Bologna
CEO Domenicali: “The spirit I have seen in the company in the last few months reminds me of the same enthusiasm and motivation with which we began our adventure in MotoGP.”
Dall’Igna: “The Desmosedici GP15 is a major step forward and, together with our two riders, will allow us to aim for ambitious targets.”
The event was broadcast in live streaming worldwide thanks to the support of Telecom Italia.
Factory riders Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone unveiled the new Ducati Desmosedici GP15.
The 2015 Ducati Team was presented today at the Ducati Auditorium in Borgo Panigale, and the new Desmosedici GP15, the bike with which factory riders Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone will take part in the 2015 MotoGP World Championship, was unveiled.
The event was conducted by Guido Meda, Italy’s long-time MotoGP TV commentator and Deputy Director of SKY Sport Italia.
The first to speak was Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holding, who commented on the atmosphere in Ducati Corse and the excellent results achieved by the Bologna-based company in 2014.
Press releases from some of the teams after the first day of testing at Phillip Island:
Press releases from Suzuki and Althea Ducati ahead of the World Superbike test on Monday and Tuesday at Phillip Island:
Final pre-season test beckons for Crescent Suzuki WSBK
Crescent Suzuki has completed its final technical preparations at its base ahead of the Superbike World Championship pre-season tests at Phillip Island in Australia next week.
21 freight cases, two flights and 17,000kms are all that stand between the UK-based team and the start of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship season, and racers Alex Lowes and Randy de Puniet are eager to get down to business aboard their Yoshimura-powered GSX-Rs.
Located 130kms south of Victoria's capital city Melbourne, the 4,445m Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit has held both the official pre-season test and the opening round of WSBK competition for the past seven years, remaining a favourite for most championship participants. The circuit's 12 iconic corners, and cliff-top vistas over the Bass Strait, provide breath-taking racing and views for the avid fans while the combination of high-speed turns, long straights, elevation changes and its fast and flowing nature create perfect testing conditions for the GSX-R1000.