Tag Archives: Australian Grand Prix

Photo of the day – Eugene Laverty


The grid before a MotoGP race is an incredible blend of panic and activity. Teams are making sure that the bikes are ready for the start and the hustle and bustle of celebs, team personnel and hangers on is frightening … Continue reading

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Australian Grand Prix-view – How big is Merc advantage?


Winter is coming…what do the Stark’s know? The only season that matters is starting this week with the Australian Grand Prix marking the beginning of the 2015 Formula 1 season. After a year of Mercedes domination last year it’s highly … Continue reading

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Day of contrasts for Hamilton


The opening day of the season for Lewis Hamilton was one of contrasts. In FP1 the Englishman was left stranded by an engine sensor failure on his first flying lap while in FP2 the 2008 world champion ended the 90 … Continue reading

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Cudlin explains phantom Philip Island black flag


Damian Cudlin was wrongly shown the black flag during the Australian Grand Prix and afterwards Race Direction apologised to the PBM rider for the confusion. Racing in front of his home fans Cudlin had hoped for a stronger race performance … Continue reading

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Smith thrilled following best weekend of season


Bradley Smith finished sixth in a chaotic Australian Grand Prix after arguably the strongest weekend of his rookie MotoGP campaign. The Tech3 Yamaha rider made a stunning start from the third row and was in fourth position at the first … Continue reading

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Esparagaro claims second CRT crown


Aleix Espargaro wrapped up a second consecutive CRT world championship today at Philip Island by finishing eleventh in a chaotic Australian Grand Prix. The Aspar rider made mathematically certain of the title today but it has never been in doubt … Continue reading

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Rossi celebrates first flag-to-flag podium


Valentino Rossi converted a front row start into his sixth podium of the 2013 season at the shortened Australian Grand Prix. The race became a 19 lap dash with mandated pitstops at half distance because of severe tyre blistering due … Continue reading

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