Tag Archives: Hiroshi Aoyama

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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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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Aoyama to be promoted to factory machinery


Honda today said that Hiroshi Aoyama will replace Dani Pedrosa at the Dutch TT this weekend after the Spaniard underwent additional surgery on his fractured collarbone. Pedrosa will miss at least three races due to his injury but the triple … Continue reading

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Stoner pips Simoncelli to pole position


Casey Stoner took his fourth pole position of the season at Silverstone but the Australian was forced to dig deep to see off the challenge of Marco Simoncelli. The duo dominated the session with Stoner eventually moving into the ascendency … Continue reading

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Favourites all looking strong following FP3


By and large morning practice continued to form with Casey Stoner and Nico Terol leading the way in the MotoGP, Moto2 and 125cc classes but there was a slight blip in Moto2 with championship leader Stefan Bradl second fastest.. Stoner … Continue reading

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