2011 Moto2 Press Release: Kev Coghlan To Race FTR Bike In 2011

A press release that came out yesterday from FTR about Kev Coghlan riding for the Motorsport 69 team:


FTR MOTO will supply its Moto2 machinery to Alex Debon and his Motor Sport 69 Team for a second successive year as the tough Spanish rider steps down from his racing career to take over management of the team in 2011.

Debon will have young Scottish rider Kev Coghlan representing the team aboard the innovative M211 in this year's Moto2 World Championship, starting in Qatar on March 20.

2011 MotoGP Sepang 1 vs Sepang 2 Comparison Times - Honda Fastest, And Also Most Improved

Below is a comparison of the best times from the Sepang 1 test at the start of February with the best times from the Sepang 2 test, which has just finished. The one thing that you immediately notice is that not only were the Repsol Hondas fastest at the test, they also showed the most improvement, with Casey Stoner knocking well over a second off his time, while Dani Pedrosa took just under a second off between Sepang 1 and Sepang 2.

2011 MotoGP Sepang 2 Day 3 Press Release Roundup

Here's the final round of press releases from the Sepang MotoGP test:


Stoner sets scorching pace in Sepang; top three faster than outright record

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia – Second pre-season test
Tuesday 22 – Thursday 24 February 2011
Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front: Hard, Extra Hard. Rear: Medium, Hard

2011 MotoGP Sepang 2 Day 2 Roundup - Same Ol' Same Ol'

If the fact that Honda appear to have produced a fairly competitive racing motorcycle in the 2011 RC212V had managed to pass you by, the times from the second day of testing at Sepang will have grabbed you, punched you in the face and screamed "IT'S REALLY, REALLY FAST!" In fact reports from the second MotoGP test at Sepang have become fairly monotonous, with the headlines almost writing themselves: Honda Fastest on Day {insert day here} of Testing.

2011 MotoGP Sepang 2 Day 2 Press Release Roundup

The press releases issued after the 2nd day of testing at Sepang:


The Repsol Honda Team made full use of the second day of testing at the Sepang circuit to continue working on the 2011 RC212V prototype. All three riders went back on track at 10h30 and began with a kind of "time attack" that placed them in the top three positions on the time sheets from the start to the end of the session.


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