Championship leader seals another pole qualifying record ahead of Pol Espargaro and Andrea Dovizioso
Championship leader sets the bar high in quest for 5 consecutive MotoGP victories
The Ducati Team is now heading towards the fifth round of the championship.
Crutchlow and Pirro retire after just a few laps.
Andrea Dovizioso's second run powered him to sixth place, one second away from the top slot.
Japanese tire manufacturer to provide race rubber to MotoGP for just one more season
Cal Crutchlow, still convalescent after Austin crash, to be replaced by Michele Pirro.
Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso made it onto the podium at the COTA Sunday while Cal Crutchlow had a very rough go of it.
Reigning MotoGP World Champion already enjoying a healthy lead this year
Repsol Honda rider takes an imperious win ahead of Pedrosa and Dovizioso
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in menacing form in the first two practice sessions at Circuit of The Americas, the reigning world champion setting a lap time of 2'03.490 in FP2 to finish over a second quicker than his closest rival.
Reigning MotoGP Champion leads the way ahead of Dovizioso and Pedrosa
The second event in the 2014 MotoGP championship season will be taking place this weekend at the ultra-modern Circuit of the Americas.
Tomorrow the 22-lap Grand Prix of Qatar will get underway under the Losail floodlights at 10pm local time.
At the end of the session, the two Ducati Team riders had recorded thirteenth and fourteenth quickest times.
Ducati Team arrives at Losail International Circuit for opening round of the season in Qatar
Performance of Open class machines in pre season testing prompts re-visit of new rules
The Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ met its objective of testing a range of new rear slick tyres to deliver safety, performance and durability
Italian manufacturer opts to focus on engine development in 2014
In the evening, the Ducati Team announced that it will be taking part in the 2014 MotoGP World Championship with the two riders on GP14 bikes in Open configuration.
The main results were that a lot of mileage was notched up on the new bike.
Both riders completed almost 50 laps each on the GP14, and they were able to notice some improvement in corner entry.
Slow start for the Italian marque.
Yonny during his time with the team as a substitute rider in the last five rounds of the championship convinced Pramac and Ducati to continue the relationship with the Colombian rider.
Today’s track time was used mainly to test parts that had already been available during the 2013 season.
The day served as Cal Crutchlow’s debut with the Ducati Team, where he joins Andrea Dovizioso for the 2014 season.
The Colombian Yonny Hernandez is ready to turn the page and start building toward the 2014 season.
Tomorrow first 2014 tests for Crutchlow and Dovizioso, headed by Luigi Dall’Igna, new Ducati Corse General Manager.
Pramac Racing Team rider run was slowed by persistent pain in his right hand, despite the invaluable assistance of the Clinica Mobile.
Andrea Iannone: "I want to thank my team very much for the excellent job they continue to do, and Ducati for the trust that they continue to show in me."
Ducati Test Team rider Michele Pirro suffered a particularly untimely fall in the first qualifying session and wasn’t able to advance into Q2.
Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden completed the first two free-practice sessions for the GP de la Comunitat Valenciana.