Aspira To Continue The Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 Team Sponsorship As GS ASTRA Joins Forces
ASPIRA, cars and motorcycles spare parts brand of the Astra Otoparts Group, Indonesia’s leading company in the automotive components field, will support again the Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 in 2017: the ASPIRA brand will be displayed on the Kalex Moto2 machine ridden by rookie Jorge Navarro, as well as on the rider’s leathers and all team clothing and equipment.
Final efforts for Aprilia before the winter break, three days of testing on the Spanish Jerez de la Frontera track. Aleix Espargarò and Sam Lowes were back in the saddle of their RS-GP machines, just a few days after their first contact in Valencia, for a final series of preliminary tests for the development of the bike from Veneto in view of 2017. The less than ideal weather partially complicated the job for the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini, enough to force the team and riders to stop early because of the rain.
Track action for 2016 finally came to an end for the Pull&Bear Aspar Team today after a two-day test at Jerez with Álvaro Bautista and Karel Abraham. Cool autumn temperatures dictated the pace at the test, as both riders continued their adaptation to the team and their new bikes. The next action for the Pull&Bear Aspar riders will be the Sepang (Malaysia) test on 30th January 2017.
Dorna Sports and Raw Thrills are thrilled to announce a new arcade game based on MotoGP™ - allowing fans to get on the seat of riders such as Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez and enjoy the thrills of the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship.
Fast Design And Gresini Racing Together Again In 2017
Fast Design Group, a leading company in engineering innovation and consultancy, will race again alongside Gresini Racing in the 2017 season: the two Honda Moto3 machines entrusted to Fabio Di Giannantonio and Jorge Martin will sport the Fast Design logo on the fairing, while the brand will be also showcased in MotoGP, on the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini facilities.
Di Giannantonio And Martin Wrap Up Last Test Of The Year At Valencia
The Team Del Conca Gresini Moto3 completed today two important days of testing at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, which hosted only two weeks ago the last round of the 2016 season. Fabio Di Giannantonio and Jorge Martin continued to work on their Honda NSF250RW machines, taking advantage of dry conditions yesterday, while today’s tests were carried out on the wet.
Impressive Vierge Powers To 2nd On Opening Day Of Valencia Test - Gardner Carries On Notable Progression
Tech3 Racing Team rider Xavi Vierge outlined his intent for the forthcoming season by closing the first part of the test in 2nd after making continuous steps forward throughout the day. The Spaniard set his personal best time on hard race tyres, as opposed to some of the other leading riders who used soft compounds, highlighting the significant performance by Vierge. Whilst Remy Gardner worked relentlessly with his new team as he sustained the positive start to his career at Tech3. The Australian determinedly completed over 100 laps aboard the Mistral 610 today and he now confidently looks on to tomorrow where he will continue the preparation for his debut full season in the Moto2 class next year.
Navarro Sustains Dislocated Shoulder At The Beginning Of Valencia Test
The tests scheduled for today and tomorrow at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia have unfortunately ended prematurely this morning for the Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2: Jorge Navarro has in fact been forced to stop due to the dislocation of the left shoulder. The 20-year-old Spanish rider had already planned for next December 1st a shoulder surgery to solve the problem, which had already annoyed him during this season.
Lorenzo Dalla Porta Wins The Junior World Championship In The FIM CEV Repsol
The Italian rider won the Moto3 title thanks to a podium on the second race and Marcos Ramirez’s crash. Nagashima won in Moto2 and is European Runner-up and Scheib took victory in the last Superbike race.
Di Giannantonio Fastest As Jerez Test Comes To A Close Positive First Contact For Martin
Yesterday at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit the Team Del Conca Gresini Moto3 closed the first successful test in preparation for the 2017 season: the second of the two days of testing at the Andalusian circuit saw Fabio Di Giannantonio on top of the timesheets with an excellent 1’46”995, while Jorge Martin ended close behind with a positive 1'47" 188.
Jorge Navarro Wraps Up Successful First Moto2 Test At Jerez
Jorge Navarro and the Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 ended yesterday the first test in preparation for the 2017 season: the second day of testing at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit saw the 20-year-old Spanish rider covering 75 laps, the best in 1’43”756, thus closing on a positive note his very first contact with the Kalex Moto2 machine and his new team.
Just four days after the last race of 2016, the Sky Racing Team VR46 makes its debut in 2 with Francesco Bagnaia and Stefano Manzi. At the end of the two days of testing at Jerez de la Frontera, Francesco Bagnaia is the best rookie on the track with a best of 1.43.151 (9th) while Manzi scored a good 1.45.142, which earned him the 18th place in the standings.
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