2016 Jerez World Superbike Race One Results: The Title Can't Be Won Today, But Will It Be Lost?

As the riders lined up to start the first race of the weekend, Jonathan Rea cannot win the title this race, but Kawasaki can tie up the manufacturers title. Most riders took the safer B-compound tyre and only Nicky Hayden and Alex Lowes took the softer A-compound.

2016 Jerez World Supersport Superpole Results: Another Lap Record Buried

Gino Rea was declared unfit after his crash in yesterday's second session, hitting another rider's discarded bike, and Lorenzo Zanetti inexplicably switched to Rea's bike from the factory MV. Twenty two riders contested the opening session, chasing the two spots in the second session.

2016 Motegi MotoGP FP4 Result: Marquez Holds On, Lorenzo Comes Back

Marc Marquez gave no indication of slowing down in FP4, the final practice before Saturday qualifying at the Motegi Circuit. Marquez, while not reaching his blistering FP3 time, still managed to complete a steady stream of low 1'45s to indicate quick race pace for Sunday. In the waning seconds of the session, Aleix Espargaro nearly seized the top time from Marquez but ssettled into a close second, only 19 hundredths of a second back. 

2016 Motegi Moto2 FP3 Result: Luthi Leads, Zarco Close, Rins Struggles

Thomas Luthi dominated FP3 at the Twin Ring Motegi Circuit Saturday, with a 1'50.373 that bested second place by three-tenths of a second. Franco Morbidelli’s 1'50.709 was just enough put him into second, just in front of Moto2 championship points leader Johann Zarco (3rd).

UPDATE: 2016 Motegi MotoGP FP3 Result: Marquez Dominates, Lorenzo Hurt

UPDATE: Jorge Lorenzo has returned to the grid for FP4. 

Marc Marquez, the only rider to drop into the 1’44s at the Motegi Circuit Saturday, easily claimed the top spot in the third practice before qualifying. Marquez set his time of 1'44.987 early in the 45-minute session and didn’t equal it for the duration.

Jorge Lorenzo, who led practice Friday and held the second-best time late into FP3, highsided hard in Turn 2 with five minutes left in the session. The former world champion briefly stood up after the crash and was limping heavily before sitting back down and getting carried off on a stretcher. Later, he limped into the medical center. Minutes after that, video showed him in a wheelchair being pushed to a medical transfer helicopter to be airlifted to a hospital. Look here for updates on his condition and race status.


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