Tag Archives: James Ellison

MotoGP silly season….an early look at how the grid could lineup in 2012


The MotoGP season silly is in full swing at the minute with the majority of riders out of contract at the end of the season. Even so there looks set to be fluidity in the rider market with little changes … Continue reading

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Weather set to play a key role again in Portugal


After a damp and dreary Jerez weekend the MotoGP paddock moves on to Estoril for the third round of the championship. With similar weather conditions expected in Portugal-wet on Friday and Saturday before a drier race day-there is the potential … Continue reading

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Stoner holds off Lorenzo to claim Jerez victory


Casey Stoner could not put his arm pump woes from Qatar behind him at the Spanish Grand Prix but the reigning champion still managed to claim his first victory of the season. The reigning world champion was plagued by the … Continue reading

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Pedrosa heads damp warmup


After heavy overnight rain at Jerez this morning’s warm-up was held in damp conditions with Dani Pedrosa setting the fastest time. The Spaniard was also the pacesetter in both wet practice sessions. Front row starter Nicky Hayden showed once again … Continue reading

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Late charging Lorenzo claims Jerez pole


Rain threatened to interrupt proceedings throughout the hour long MotoGP qualifying session but ultimately had little impact on proceedings with spots of rain falling after 25 minutes before passing. With imposing clouds overhead it seemed necessary for the riders to … Continue reading

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Pedrosa leads the way ahead of MotoGP qualifying


Dani Pedrosa was fastest in the final MotoGP practice session ahead of this afternoon’s qualifying session. The Spaniard completed 17 laps of theJerezcircuit and ended the session fastest by over one tenth of a second from his compatriot Jorge Lorenzo. … Continue reading

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Silva leads the way in pointless FP1


A rain shower just as the riders were due to start opening practice ahead of Sunday’s Spanish MotoGP race made the 45 minute all but irrelevant with only eight riders venturing onto the Jerez circuit. Only three riders set a … Continue reading

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