2010 Valencia 125cc Race Result - Easy Win In Season Finale

Results and summary of the 125cc race at Valencia:

Bradley Smith has taken victory in the last 125cc race of the 2010 season, and his final race in the smallest Grand Prix class. Meanwhile, Marc Marquez secured the 2010 125cc title with a mature ride, settling for 4th rather than getting engaged in a tussle for the podium.

Moto3 Regulations Announced - 250cc Four-Stroke, 14k RPM, 12K Euros, Spec ECU

The long-awaited rules for the replacement of the 125cc class were announced at Valencia on Saturday, with the details finalized for the 250cc four-stroke formula. The rules contain few surprises from the information that has leaked out over the past few months, with the thought process behind it very clear: a lot of technical regulations have been imposed to avoid the costs from spiraling out of control.

The Penultimate Part Of The Puzzle: De Puniet Confirmed At Pramac

With the start of the 2011 MotoGP season just 72 hours away, the first test due to start on Tuesday at 10am local time, the grid is still not finalized. Of the 17 expected riders, only 15 had been confirmed at their teams as of Saturday afternoon, leaving one seat at Pramac and one seat at Gresini Honda still vacant. On Saturday evening, one of those seats was officially filled, with Frenchman Randy de Puniet being confirmed at the Pramac Ducati squad.

Kenan Sofuoglu Signs For Technomag CIP Moto2 Squad For 2011

As we wrote yesterday in our Moto2 round-up story, the Moto2 silly season is in full swing, with so many rides up in the air and so many riders still chasing seats. One of the biggest logjams has been Kenan Sofuoglu, the 2010 World Supersport champion having been in demand with a large number of teams, especially after his astonishing debut at the rain-soaked round at Estoril last weekend.

2010 Valencia Moto2 FP2 Result: Iannone Seizes The Initiative

After a dismal start to the final round of Moto2 at Valencia, Andrea Iannone has finally found his feet. The Fimmco Speed Up rider set the quickest time of Saturday morning's FP3 session, putting nearly three tenths over the rest of the Moto2 pack. JIR's Alex de Angelis was 2nd fastest, just edging ahead of Technomag's Kenan Sofuoglu, the double World Supersport having similarly found his feet after a less promising start.

2010 Valencia MotoGP FP3 Result - Stoner Blitzes Saturday Morning

Casey Stoner has returned to the top of the timesheets at Valencia, controlling the third session of free practice for the MotoGP class with apparent ease. The Marlboro Ducati rider grabbed the top spot early on in the session, and was the first rider to crack the 1'32 barrier, eventually getting his time down to 1'32.664. Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa was the only man who could follow, the Spaniard riding remarkably well despite still healing from a broken collarbone and also just edging into the 1'32s.

2010 Valencia 125cc FP3 Result - Espargaro Pips Marquez

Pol Espargaro set the fastest time of the final session of free practice for the 125cc class at Valencia, snatching top spot from Marc Marquez in the final seconds by just two thousandths of a second. Marquez himself had taken the fastest time earlier from Bradley Smith, who had led for much of the session, while Nico Terol was the 4th quickest of the bunch, just ahead of Sandro Cortese.


2011 Moto2 Line Up - The First Wild Guess - Updated

Putting together a list of riders for the 2011 Moto2 season has proven to be a remarkably intractable task. Fear and uncertainty stalks the Moto2 paddock, not least because the full list of admitted teams was not released until last weekend at Estoril. The list contains 22 teams with space for 40 riders, though doubt remains over whether the teams will be able to fill all 40 seats.

2010 Valencia Moto2 FP2 Result: Bradl Carries Lead Into Second Session

Stefan Bradl continues his reign in the Moto2 class at Valencia, adding the best time in the second session to his lead in the first. The Viessmann Kiefer rider ended the session nearly two tenths of a second ahead of Mapfre Aspar's Julian Simon, the Spaniard under a lot of pressure to perform well at what is the team's home race. Just a couple of hundredths behind Simon came Karel Abraham on the Cardion FTR, while another couple of hundredths further back, Alex de Angelis took 4th spot on the JIR Motobi machine.



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