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Tag: 2015

MotoGP Valencia: I Can’t Write About the Race…Yet

I am not going to lie. This has been a particularly stressful race weekend. In so many ways, it has been the kind of stress I avoid. Let me clarify – I love race stress. I mean the one that involves me in my team colours, fingers crossed, screaming at the screen, tweeting like a… Read More ›

5 Things You Missed Because You Were Too Busy Watching the #SepangClash

Amidst all the hullabaloo and recrimination, the controversies and the fan fights, the closed-door meetings and tight-lipped press releases, the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix is fast going down in history as the #SepangClash. But there was more to the race than just the infamous Marquez vs Rossi duel, grumpus Jorge Lorenzo’s so-called podium thumbs-down post… Read More ›

MotoGP in Valencia: 6 Things That Made the Four Press Conferences So, So Special

Everyone has been talking about moving on. They have been harping about dusting off the Sepang episode and focusing on Valencia. Sane voices have been overrun, shouldered aside by the fanatics who have called for crashes… and those are the polite ones. What is it about racing that turns us into rabid fanatics? To add… Read More ›

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Official Statement

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP issued a press released today reacting to a Repsol Media Service press release dated October 25, and the more recent press release from HRC. This is what they had to say: We refer to the press release issued by Repsol Media Service on Sunday 25th October 2015, titled “Pedrosa wins and Marquez… Read More ›

HRC’s Shuhei Nakamoto weighs in on Marquez vs Rossi and the #SepangClash

The weekend of reckoning at Valencia is finally nearing, and Honda Racing Corporation has issued an interesting press release. What do you think of this? Share your opinions in the comments section! “First of all, we would like to state that we believe it is very important to speak about the facts, not about assumptions…. Read More ›

Fall From Grace: Sepang Clash and the Malaysian Grand Prix

There are some races that are recorded for posterity and go down in history for all the right reasons – for cheeky overtaking maneuvers or for hard-fought and well won battles. And then there are races that become history for all the wrong reasons. The 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang was supposed to be… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Fast and Furious: John McGuinness Takes Home the 2015 Senior TT

Riders have always coveted the crown for the gruelling and revered Senior TT. The 6 laps around the course are unforgiving, and this eternal classic on the TT calendar has an exclusive membership. Only 45 riders have made it on to Senior TT’s roster. Of these only 1, the legendary Mike Hailwood, collected 7 Senior… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Lintin Wins Bennett’s Lightweight TT For debut TT win

Ivan Lintin grabbed his debut TT victory on Friday when he took a record-breaking Bennetts Lightweight race from James Hillier by just under four seconds with Michael Rutter in third. The front two both smashed the old lap record, Hillier lapping at 120.848 compared to Lintin’s 120.845 but it was the second win in a… Read More ›

James Hillier claims fastest closed roads TT speed with Ninja H2R

Kawasaki rider James Hillier is looking to claim the fastest speed ever recorded for a motorcycle on closed roads at the Isle of Man TT after registering over 206 mph on his Strava GPS app on the famous Sulby straight riding a Ninja H2R in a parade lap. The Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider declared himself… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: And That Makes It 3. Hutchinson Wins The Second Supersport Race

The Isle of Man TT had geared itself up for another afternoon of racing ready for records to be broken and remade. And so had Ian Hutchinson. He is a man on a mission, determined to make up for lost time, and to put his stamp on the TT record books. From a hellish five… Read More ›