Category Archives: Pre season testing

Rossi in positive frame of mind following Malaysian tests


Even though the final day of the Sepang test was interrupted by a heavy downpour Valentino Rossi had reasons for optimism after the three days of testing. The Italian struggled last year in his debut season aboard the Ducati but … Continue reading

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Stoner sets the standards in Sepang


Day two of the Sepang test saw Casey Stoner on track for the first time in 2012 and the reigning world champion showed no ill effects of the back injury that sidelined him on Monday by recording the fastest time … Continue reading

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Rossi buoyed by opening test aboard new Ducati


Valentino Rossi’s miserable first season aboard a Ducati ended in aValenciagravel trap after crashing on the opening lap of the season ending race. His 2012 season started today inMalaysiawith the Italian testing at the Sepang circuit. Rossi ended the day … Continue reading

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Rosberg tops the times on final day of testing


Winter testing ended with a whimper today when rain made the final day at Barcelona irrelevant for Ferrari, Mercedes, McLaren and Williams. The conditions made any running all but impossible for most of the day. The rain was such that … Continue reading

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Schumacher sets the pace after day four at Barcelona


The much vaulted upgrades aboard the Mercedes have shown that the team has indeed made significant progress this week in Barcelona. Michael Schumacher topped the timesheets after setting a blistering pace on series of short stints in the morning session … Continue reading

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Red Bull continue to set the pace


Red Bull retained its position as the pacesetters in Barcelona with world champion Sebastian Vettel heading the times after a stunning lap during the second day of the final test. Vettel set the fastest time of the year at the … Continue reading

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Webber leads the way after opening day of final test


Mark Webber topped the timesheets after the opening day of the final winter test. The Red Bull driver was in great form at the Circuit de Catalunya and set his fastest time during an early qualifying style single lap run. … Continue reading

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