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Viñales charges to win at round two

Viñales charges to win at round two

14 Apr 2014

The Moto2™ race at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas brought victory for Maverick Viñales (Pons HP 40) in just his second appearance in the intermediate class, with Esteve Rabat (Marc VDS Racing Team) second and Dominique Aegerter (Technomag carXpert) third.

Texan Showdown For Dunlop, Moto 2 and Moto3 Riders

Famed for its gun-wielding cowboys, Austin, Texas in the USA will host the second round of the Moto GP series this coming weekend, where riders will hold their own shoot-out in qualifying on Saturday before racing on Sunday. At its debut on the calendar last year, the Circuit of the Americas was popular with fans [...]

Strong ride for Rabat earns Qatar victory

Despite a difficult first lap for pole man Esteve Rabat (Marc VDS Racing Team) he produced an otherwise excellent ride in Qatar to win on the last corner.

Dunlop Poised For Gripping 2014 Season With New Tyres For First Race In Qatar

Round one of the Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships take place this weekend at the Losail circuit in Qatar with all races taking place in the dark under floodlights. After the thrilling climaxes to the 2013 season, the experienced and rookie riders are set for an 18 event battle to determine the 2014 champions. The [...]

Dunlop proclaims Moto 2 Australian GP Tyre Test ‘successful and productive’

Multiple race distance tests achieved Three new tyre specifications proven in race conditions Moto 2 pace faster than some MotoGP bikes in twisty sectors Lap times faster than 2013 pace Following the significant change in abrasion at the Phillip Island circuit since the 2013 resurfacing, Dunlop, with two teams and four riders, spent three days [...]

Dunlop to evaluate new tyre options at Australian Moto2 test

Since being resurfaced in 2013, Phillip Island’s abrasive circuit surface has warranted bespoke development for tyres for top level Moto classes. For Moto2, Dunlop is taking nine specifications of rear tyre to test at the Australian track with a goal of finding the best two race options for all riders in terms of suitability for [...]

Terol takes great win at home race

Nicolas Terol took a great victory at his home race in the GP Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana Moto2™ contest, with teammate Jordi Torres second and Johann Zarco third, after a photo finish with Simone Corsi.

Championship standings 2014

Pos. Name Team Points
1 Esteve Rabat Marc VDS Racing Team 45
2 Maverick Viñales Pons HP 40 38
3 Mika Kallio Marc VDS Racing Team 33
4 Thomas Luthi Interwetten Paddock Moto2 26
5 Simone Corsi NGM Forward Racing 22
6 Dominique Aegerter Technomag carXpert 16
7 Anthony West QMMF Racing Team 16
8 Sandro Cortese Dynavolt Intact GP 11
9 Sam Lowes Speed Up 10
10 Ricard Cardus Tech 3 10
11 Alex De Angelis Tasca Racing Moto2 8
12 Jordi Torres Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 8
13 Marcel Schrotter Tech 3 7
14 Louis Rossi SAG Team 6
15 Randy Krummenacher IodaRacing Project 6
16 Jonas Folger AGR Team 5
17 Takaaki Nakagami IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia 5
18 Mattia Pasini NGM Forward Racing 4
19 Hafizh Syahrin Petronas Raceline Malaysia 2
20 Luis Salom Pons HP 40 2

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