Tag Archives: Héctor Barberá

Laverty looking for more at Valencia


Handling problems held Michael Laverty back on the opening day of practice ahead of Sunday’s Valencia Grand Prix. The PBM rider admitted that he was suffering from a “sharp slide” exiting some of the slower corners around the circuit and … Continue reading

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Dovi: “no excuse” for kicking Barbera


Andrea Dovizioso struggled today and failed to make it out of Q1 but the Italian’s speed was not the issue after the session. In the closing stages Dovizioso was approaching Hector Barbera on a fast lap when the Spaniard blocked … Continue reading

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New hope for MotoGP after exciting season opener in Qatar


With the dust now settled after the opening MotoGP weekend of the season the Qatar Grand Prix showed us that there is the potential for an exciting season in all three classes. In the premier class the aggression of Valentino … Continue reading

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Lorenzo dominates in Qatar ahead of Rossi and Marquez


Jorge Lorenzo dominated the season opening Qatar Grand Prix ahead of a thrilling battle for the podium places. Lorenzo’s returning Yamaha teammate, Valentino Rossi, would eventually claim second position ahead of Marc Marquez after both riders fought back from adversity … Continue reading

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MotoGP 2013 promises an exciting season


The new MotoGP season will begin on Sunday and it is shaping up to be a fantastic season. As ever the sport will reinvent itself before the start of a new season and while the premier class has lost Casey … Continue reading

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Safety always of primary importance in MotoGP


Following inaccuracies in an earlier post pertaining to safety in MotoGP below is an article showing the role that Dorna has played in improving rider safety in the sport and how it is a constant goal of the sport to … Continue reading

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Hayden forced to withdraw from home Grand Prix following crash


Nicky Hayden will miss his home Grand Prix after crashing in qualifying at Indianapolis and fractured two bones in his hand. Since making his MotoGP debut in 2003 the Ducati rider has only missed two races, Portugal 2004 and Brno … Continue reading

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