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Simoncelli was good but not a MotoGP Legend


Marco Simoncelli will be honoured as a MotoGP legend at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in June. The Italian tragically lost his life at the Malaysian Grand Prix in October 2011 after an opening lap crash. Simoncelli, racing for … Continue reading

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Five minutes with Eugene Laverty


Tell me about your season? The first half of the year was a bit of a disaster. The speed was there but, what more I can say, we had five DNFs and that’s something that you can’t really afford when … Continue reading

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Q&A with Paul Bird


What have you thought of the year? It’s been a bit disappointing results wise but building our own bike was something that we wanted to do but we haven’t had the time to develop the bike because of time restraints of … Continue reading

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Cudlin: I’m trying my guts out and pushing hard


Damian Cudlin’s stint as a MotoGP replacement rider will come to an end after today’s Valencia Grand Prix and while results have been difficult the Australian is glad that he had the opportunity to race for PBM in the premier … Continue reading

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Lack of acceleration costing Laverty


A lack of grip under acceleration cost Michael Laverty in qualifying with the Ulsterman having to settle for 21st on the grid after a difficult session in Valencia. Laverty, who will finish his rookie campaign this weekend, admitted afterwards that … Continue reading

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de Puniet expects to announce plans this weekend


Randy de Puniet, a five time 250cc race winner, and a fixture on the MotoGP grid since 2006 faces an uncertain future following a difficult year at Aspar riding the ART machine. Speaking in Valencia after the opening day of … Continue reading

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Smith feeling comfortable and confident at Valencia


Bradley Smtih’s last race weekend as a MotoGP rookie started in fantastic fashion with the Englishman setting the fourth fastest time in opening practice. In the afternoon he slipped back to eighth but for Smith the major positive was that … Continue reading

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