Redding breaks duck with Le Mans victory20 May 2013
Britain’s Scott Redding has triumphed in Moto2™ for the first time, winning a rain-affected Monster Energy Grand Prix de France. It was a one-two finish for the Marc VDS Racing Team as Mika Kallio finished second, but there was disaster for numerous championship contenders who slipped out of contention.
Le Mans hosts the forthcoming fourth round of the Moto GP World Championship. The French circuit sees more Dunlop kilometres than anywhere else in the world. Bikes and cars compete in 24 hour endurance races in addition to classic car, French Promosport bike rounds in addition to the Moto2 and Moto3 sprint races taking place [...]
Moto2™and Moto3™ have both proved to be as exciting and unpredictable as ever, with different riders claiming victory in each of the three rounds so far.
Esteve Rabat has convincingly won his first race at the Circuito de Jerez, snatching the Moto2™ championship lead after starting from his first pole position. Former points leader Scott Redding finished second as Rabat’s Tuenti HP 40 teammate Pol Espargaro stole the final podium position from Takaaki Nakagami.
After tough conditions at the untried Circuit of the Americas track last time out, the Moto2 and Moto3 riders are heading to the Spanish circuit of Jerez where there is a wealth of experience and data. While America called for the harder tyres to combat the abrasive new asphalt, riders will be given softer options [...]
Nico Terol has won in Moto2™ for the first time, taking victory in Sunday afternoon’s Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas. Esteve Rabat narrowly beat Mika Kallio and Dominique Aegerter to second place as erstwhile championship leader Pol Espargaro crashed out. Scott Redding fell to fifth from pole position but now heads to Jerez as the new leader in the standings.
Dunlop is heading to Texas for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas following a very successful event at the Qatar track when race times for both Moto2 and Moto3 were faster than in 2012. Free practice sessions for the GP of The Americas will take place on Friday 19th April with qualifying on [...]
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- #lemans warm up for #moto3 and #moto2 already started. Ambient and track temperature reading only 12c with a wet track also. All out on wets
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- #lemans #moto2 qualifying. We have some riders out on wet tyres now but the front row is not going to change. Good for local rider Zarco.
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Championship standings 2013
|1||Scott Redding||Marc VDS Racing Team||76|
|2||Esteve Rabat||Tuenti HP 40||52|
|3||Dominique Aegerter||Technomag carXpert||47|
|4||Mika Kallio||Marc VDS Racing Team||47|
|5||Pol Espargaro||Tuenti HP 40||41|
|6||Nicolas Terol||Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2||38|
|7||Xavier Simeon||Desguaces La Torre Maptaq||35|
|8||Takaaki Nakagami||Italtrans Racing Team||29|
|9||Johann Zarco||Came IodaRacing Project||28|
|10||Alex De Angelis||NGM Mobile Forward Racing||22|
|11||Anthony West||QMMF Racing Team||20|
|12||Mattia Pasini||NGM Mobile Racing||18|
|13||Julian Simon||Italtrans Racing Team||18|
|14||Jordi Torres||Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2||16|
|15||Simone Corsi||NGM Mobile Racing||15|
|16||Marcel Schrotter||Desguaces La Torre SAG||15|
|17||Toni Elias||Blusens Avintia||14|
|18||Mike Di Meglio||JIR Moto2||14|
|19||Thomas Luthi||Interwetten Paddock||5|
|20||Randy Krummenacher||Technomag carXpert||5|
|21||Sandro Cortese||Dynavolt Intact GP||3|
|22||Ricard Cardus||NGM Mobile Forward Racing||1|
|23||Louis Rossi||Tech 3||1|