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Bianchi positive after opening day


With Marussia and Caterham still fighting it out for tenth in the Constructors’ Championship the opening day at Abu Dhabi showed once again that there is little to choose between the teams. Jules Bianchi trailed Giedo van der Garde by … Continue reading

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Hayden needs to find two good engines


The flag to flag race raises an extra concern for Ducati’s Nicky Hayden with the American admitting that his shortage of quality engines is now likely to be a major issue. With the Bridgestone tyres blistering due to the high … Continue reading

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Laverty looking to put an end to run of bad luck


Since switching to the ART bike Michael Laverty has had a difficult time in Aragon and Sepang. The Ulsterman has shown solid pace at both but unfortunate accidents have meant that he has not finished either race. Having crashed in … Continue reading

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Pitlane start “a possibility” for Hayden


An engine failure at the Malaysian Grand Prix has put Nicky Hayden in a difficult position for the remaining races of 2013. Having planned on using that engine for the remaining three races the Ducati rider now has to evaluate … Continue reading

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de Puniet cuts championship gap to Edwards


Randy de Puniet struck an important blow in his bid to finish the season as the second CRT rider in the championship standings. Taking advantage of Colin Edwards jump start penalty the Frenchman finished 12th and took three points from … Continue reading

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Dovizioso: “I almost crashed on outlap”


The difficult conditions in qualifying almost caused Andrea Dovizioso to crash on his outlap at Sepang. Rain started to fall in the final moments of Q1 at the Malaysian venue and with the increasingly treacherous conditions the Italian was lucky … Continue reading

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Lorenzo: “We can’t control the performance of other riders”


Jorge Lorenzo was over one second off the pace in Malaysia following the opening day of practice with the Spaniard having problems throughout the day. With the Honda of Dani Pedrosa setting the pace and Marc Marquez and Alvaro Bautista … Continue reading

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