Tag Archives: QATAR

Qatar GP Warmup: Marquez Show Off
A crash and the fastest lap for Marquez. Reigning Champion out front in Sunday’s first session, despite a tumble at T14 A low drama lowside didn’t stop [...]
Qatar GP Qualifying: Cancelled!
Viñales: “It was too risky to go out” First pole in the premier class after Saturday gets rained off Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) starts the [...]
Qatar GP FP3: Viñales Top Sessions
Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) kept his top spot on the combined timesheets after FP3 at Losail International Circuit, with his Friday best [...]
Qatar GP FP2: Surprise!
Redding takes to the top in FP2. Independent Team rider reigns after rain in the desert After earlier bad weather and reduced grip since FP1 despite a dry [...]
Qatar GP FP1: No Surprise!
Viñales keeps his view from the top in FP1. Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider rules the first session at the #QatarGP After Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was [...]
Qatar GP Press Conference
“It’s been a long winter…” The first words of Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in the pre-event Press Conference in Qatar are surely echoed by the MotoGP™ [...]
Qatar Tests March
Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) completed his royal flush of incredible preseason form by the end of the #QatarTest, taking to the top once again [...]
Qatar GP Results: Lorenzo’s Land
The 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship got off to a fiery start in Qatar as Lorenzo blitzed the field ahead of Dovizioso and Marquez. With new Michelin tyres [...]
Qatar GP: Warmup
Red Flag restart procedure revised: The procedure for restarting a race after a red flag has been revised to allow the bikes to return to racing sooner. [...]
Qatar GP: Qualifications
A tight Q1 session saw both Crutchlow & Smith head into Q2 to do battle for a top 12 grid spot for the Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar. There was [...]
Qatar GP Free Practice 4
Lorenzo heads Marquez and Dovizioso as riders turn their focus to race distance during the revealing FP4 session. Free Practice 4 has classically been when [...]
Qatar GP Free Practice 3
Asserting himself as the fastest man again under the desert floodlights was Iannone who set a 1’54.639 to lead from Lorenzo and Marquez. After a productive [...]
Qatar GP Free Practice 2
MotoGP™ riders were the first on track on Friday due to Qatar’s unique schedule with Iannone topping the session from Marquez and Redding. With both ground [...]
Qatar GP Free Practice 1
Despite leading the MotoGP™ field by over a quarter of a second, Jorge Lorenzo feels he can go even faster in Qatar. Having left the Qatar Test as the [...]
2016: Time to Race!
With the tension ahead of the opening round building, six of the biggest names in MotoGP™ from 2015 gathered for the first press conference For the first [...]
Qatar Day 3: Tyres matters
A crash-filled final day in Qatar as the MotoGP™ World Championship conclude their pre-season testing, Lorenzo on top again. MotoGP™ riders were given one [...]
Qatar Day 2: Viñales take it back…
The second day of testing in Qatar sees three manufacturers split by under 0.1s at the top with Viñales back to his best. Once again it was Hiroshi Aoyama [...]
Qatar Day 1: Lorenzo
The MotoGP™ World Championship begin their final test before the 2016 season with Jorge Lorenzo leading the way. With the start of the season fast [...]
2016: Final pre-season test
After three days in both Sepang and Phillip Island, the MotoGP™ World Championship heads to Qatar for one last test. The end of winter rapidly approaches; [...]