The ‘Cathedral’ beckons as MotoGP touches down in the Netherlands
Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi took time to test a new Akrapovic exhaust and a new Bridgestone hard front tyre for use in Sepang.
The MotoGP teams returned to the track at the Montmeló circuit to take part in a one-day test organized by IRTA.
Pramac Racing Team riders, faced both a good race, taking home good results for the championship.
Andrea Dovizioso: "For sure eighth place is not a great result in itself, but we were able to cut the gap by half from last year."
The rain that threatened to fall over the Spanish circuit failed to eventuate, allowing the riders to compete at a ferocious pace.
Repsol Honda rider thrills home fans with Rossi second and Pedrosa in third
Race is scheduled for tomorrow on the Montmeló circuit
A special Saturday for the Colombian rider Yonny Hernandez, who gained for the first time in his career direct access to the QP2.
On another hot day where track temperatures reached over 50°C, Dani Pedrosa kept his cool to claim the front slot on the grid.
All Spanish front row with Pedrosa ahead of Lorenzo and Marquez
13th on the timesheet at MotoGP
Ducati drivers entered in the Spanish race as a wild-card, struggled more than expected today at the Montmeló circuit.
Open class rider sets overall best time ahead of Smith and Bradl
Aleix Espargaro revelled in the conditions at his home circuit.
It’s time for Barcelona after Mugello and before Assen.
Testing follows the GP for Ducati's Pirro
During the last lap Andrea Dovizioso managed to pass his fellow Ducati rider Andrea Iannone to finish in sixth.
Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo traded the race lead numerous times in an exciting dogfight at the front of the field
Battle of the year sees Lorenzo push Marquez all the way with Rossi in third
In the fifteen minutes of Q2 Cal Crutchlow lapped in 1’47.659, setting the sixth quickest time.
To the delight of the Italian fans, Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone was second in QP2 with a best lap time of 1'47.450
Dominant qualifying session sees Marquez on top ahead of Iannone and Lorenzo
No improvements on morning practice as rain falls this afternoon
Marc Marquez’s best lap time in FP1 was just four-tenths of a second shy of his own Mugello Circuit Record Lap.
Marquez aims for six from six while others seek to restore honour at iconic Mugello circuit