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Month: September 2013

Yawn, It Was F1 in Monza

It’s not often that one has to take a long breather post-race to actually sit down and write about it. But that’s exactly what happened during the F1 race in Monza. Sebastian Vettel won an easy race, running almost-perfect, while Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber took 2nd and 3rd place. By Chitra Subramanyam You can… Read More ›

What They Said: Sound Bytes from Misano

This is what the top 4 masters had to say after the MotoGP race at Misano: Jorge Lorenzo, 1st place, Yamaha Racing (Championship Standing: 219 points) “Luckily we improved the bike a lot in warm up, especially in braking so we improved the lap time and the pace quite a bit. I was convinced to… Read More ›

The Misano Moment: MotoGP Race Notes

Jorge Lorenzo set a masterful pace at the San Marino Grand Prix in Misano, making it his 3rd consecutive win at the circuit. Marc Marquez took 2nd place, extending his lead in the championship, while Dani Pedrosa took 3rd. I have to admit, I was pretty kicked about the race at Misano. What was not… Read More ›

[NEWS] Guintoli-Aprilia Monza Appeal Rejected

The FIM International Disciplinary Court (CDI) on Friday, rejected the appeal Sylvain Guintoli and the Aprilia Racing Team filed, following the drop of sanction against Tom Sykes after Race 2 at the Monza round on May 12. An FIM press release stated: Following the decision taken by the FIM Stewards at Race 2 of the… Read More ›

Breathless in Silverstone: The MotoGP Race

Jorge Lorenzo grabbed victory at the historic Silverstone, but not before some phenomenal racing with the injured Marc Marquez. This will definitely count as one of the best races in modern MotoGP history! By Chitra Subramanyam I want to make a special request before I start waxing eloquent on the brilliant race at Silverstone. It’s… Read More ›

A Touch of Talent: WSBK at Nurburgring

The mad rush at Nurburgring ended in madness, but also victory. Tom Sykes took the win in the 1st race, while Chaz Davies took the win in the 2nd race. The Kawa-rider also managed to pass Sylvain Guintoli and now leads the championship with 1 point. There are 4 more round to go, and it… Read More ›

Obliterate! The Silverstone Qualifying

By Chitra Subramanyam Massacred. Obliterated. Devasted. Take you pick, because that’s exactly what happened to the Silverstone lap record. In the end, it was the young rookie Marc Marquez who ruled, taking pole and destroying the previous lap record. Keeping him company on the front row are Jorge Lorenzo and Cal Crutchlow My favourite Silverstone… Read More ›

Hello Again: SBK Goes to Nurburgring

The WSBK break is over. FINALLY! And we now head to the Green Hell, one of the most beautiful and scariest circuits on the calendar. The stakes are now high and the Aprilias and Kawasakis are getting ready to battle. But it was Ayrton Badovini who stole everyone’s thunder by grabbing pole during Superpole at… Read More ›