Repsol Honda conclude Sepang 2 test with Marquez top and Pedrosa 7th
The second official test in Malaysia has concluded with World Champion Marc Marquez fastest after three days, and teammate Dani Pedrosa in 7th.
The riders wasted no time in taking to the Sepang track this morning at 10am and the customary time attack ensued whilst track conditions and ambient temperatures are more bearable. With several riders posting times under 2’00, Marc laid down the fastest lap with his time of 1’59.115 on lap 13 of 73 (the most laps by any rider today) and this time remained unbeaten for the remainder of this final day. He evaluated two chassis options and worked on engine mapping before completing a very positive race simulation this afternoon with only three laps above 2’00. Baca Selengkapnya..
Satisfaction all round after first tests with the Ducati Desmosedici GP15 at Sepang
After three days of intense work for the Ducati Team and its riders Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone, the first tests for the Ducati Desmosedici GP15, the Italian manufacturer’s new challenger for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship, have concluded with a good degree of satisfaction. Presented on Monday 16 February at the Ducati Auditorium in Borgo Panigale, the GP15 turned a wheel in anger for the first time on Monday morning and immediately proved to be a fast, nimble and above all reliable machine, allowing the two riders to improve their feeling, notch up the miles, lap consistently and work methodically to follow the scheduled work load throughout the three days. Baca Selengkapnya..
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Completes Second Sepang Test
The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team has wrapped up the second official test of the 2015 season today at the Sepang International circuit in Malaysia. Riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi have spent the three days of riding working through a number of testing elements, an update to the gearbox and some intensive work on their YZR-M1 set ups. Baca Selengkapnya..
Smith concludes Sepang 2 in top form . . Yamaha Tech 3 Press Release
Bradley Smith completed the final day of testing at the Sepang International circuit with a confident and notable run to 6th in the combined standings, as he made his MotoGP rivals clear of his intentions for the 2015 season. The British rider had been meticulously testing the 2015 specification Yamaha YZR-M1 across the three days in Malaysia as he made the necessary changes to the setup in preparation for the all important season opener in Qatar at the end of March. After making the setup adjustments, Smith launched into a hot run today and clocked a best time of 1’59.883 on his 9th lap, expertly dipping below the exclusive 2-minute bracket. This time was a cut of almost a second and a half from his opening performance on Monday and even more impressively, he was only two tenths back from third position in what was a superb and high flying close to the test, after completing 41 laps on the final day. Baca Selengkapnya..
Second testing session at Sepang Circuit ended with positive indications for Pramac Racing [ Release ]
The third day of the second winter test at Sepang Circuit, Malaysia, ended up with further progress made by Yonny Hernandez and Danilo Petrucci. Both Pramac Racing Team riders managed to improve their quickest times set in the first two days, finishing respectively in 12th and 13th place, less than one and two-tenths away from the Top 10. Baca Selengkapnya..
Post MotoGP Sepang 2 Test Official Dorna Press Release
Marquez finishes ahead of riders after Sepang 2 test
The weather has played a major part in each team’s testing plans, with the searing heat during the day meaning that realistically riders could only really set flying laps within a small time frame when the sun wasn’t at its peak. Most teams focused on developing the bike and finding their riders ideal set ups over the first two days, while today provided a chance for the teams to show their true pace this morning, before running race simulations this afternoon. Baca Selengkapnya..
AHM Kirim Dimas ke CEV Spanish Championship
Sobat RingPiston, akhirnnya AHM mengkonfirmasi artikel yang sempat saya tulis di tmcblog beberapa pekan yang lalu dimana Dimas Ekky Pratama tercatat di list pembalap Moto2 pada gelaran Balap Kadet cukup bergengsi di eropa yang digadang gadangkan sebagai kawah candra dimuka calon pembalap sebelum menapaki karir MotoGP yakni CEV Championship Spanyol . . . Cekidot deh berita resmi dari AHM ini . .. Baca Selengkapnya..
Jadwal Tayang MotoGP di Trans7
Sobat RingPiston, untuk MotoGP 2015 kembali stasiun Trans7 memperoleh hakcipta relay dan siar ekslusif dan siap menemani mas bro sekalian di musim 2015 ini. dan berikut ii adalah jadwal siar MotoGP di stasiun TV Trans7 . . . patut di catat bahwa tiga Race pertama di Qatar, Texas dan Argentina, jadwal siarnya adalah pada malam dini hari . Baca Selengkapnya..
Beda Bentuk Thumb Brake Yang dipakai Lorenzo, Marquez dan Doohan
Sobat RingPiston, menarik melihat Pada Test Sepang 2 hari kedua Jorge Lorenzo kedapatan mencoba Thum Brake yakni tuas rem belakang yang di letakkan di handle bar kiri . . . sebenarnya Thum brake model begini sudah pula diaplikasikan di Motor Repsol Honda di test Brno 2014 dan bahkan saat cidera Kaki Doohan pun sudah pernah menggunakan di era 500 cc yang lalu . . . nah apa bedannya Baca Selengkapnya..
Pictures From First Day Of MotoGP sepang 2 Pre-Season Test
dear RingPiston Readers, here are some of picture that i already taket at Sepang 2 Pre season test. Its Hot in here, temperature near 52 celcius. And about last two hours before finish, heavy rain come. At the injury time some riders go to the track for the first try of wet Bridgestone tire. Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo came to the circuit with the new Seamles gearbox. Both two Ducati’s Andrea try for the first time their New Ducati desmosedici GP15 . .. let the picture talk Baca Selengkapnya..