Lowes and Laverty are ready to race the penultimate WSBK round at Magny-Cours.
The announcement of Suzuki Motor Corporation’s return to the World Championship with Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Viñales had been expected for some time, but on Tuesday the formal announcement finally came. In an interview with motogp.com, Viñales shares his feelings and expectations ahead of 2015.
Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced that it will participate in MotoGP™ from 2015, with Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Viñales as their two riders.
It was a difficult first weekend for Avintia Racing and Hector Barbera with Ducati at Aragon, after a bike fire on Friday and a tough race on Sunday.
The runner-up position is still in contention at Magny-Cours.
Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone felt he could have achieved a podium result at Aragon had he not been caught out by a crash early in the race.
The two riders will square off for the ultimate prize at Magny-Cours.
Nicky Hayden finished ninth at Aragon, riding at a good level in his return race, whilst his colleague Hiroshi Aoyama got his best result of the year in eighth.
Andrea Dovizioso stayed positive after crashing out at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon – the Italian rider caught out by the tricky conditions late in the race.
New machinery for the one-make series powered by Honda and sponsored by PATA chips.