Rossi to test Superbike in Italy today
Yamaha has confirmed that Valentino Rossi will test a Superbike at Misano today, amid suggestions that the injured world champion could return to MotoGP as early as the next round at the Sachsenring.
If that happens I would be very happy, but in reality I want him to take his time before returning because any new injury could complicate the previous injury.
“First real result” of 2010 for Capirossi
The Rizla Suzuki rider’s seventh place at the Gran Premier Aperol de Catalunya was his best finish of the season so far, and represented something of a breakthrough with the feeling he had on his bike.
Top six for Spies on another new track
Ben Spies was happy with sixth position at a track he had not rode before Sunday, however the American rider felt he could have finished even higher if he had better grip. The rookie, who is currently eighth in the Championship standings, started from the second row as he scored another impressive result, but he left round seven slightly frustrated.
Brave ride from Melandri for ninth
Marco Melandri’s sheer determination pushed the Italian to a ninth placed finish at the Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya on Sunday, as he fought increasing pain through the race to take an impressive top-ten finish.
Simoncelli comes close to best finish yet at Montmeló
Marco Simoncelli came tantalisingly close to his highest MotoGP finish to date in his debut premier class season at the Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya on Sunday, but a crash ended his race when he was running in sixth place with his eye on pushing even further.
Hard-riding Edwards on a tough weekend
Colin Edwards encountered front end problems in the race at Montmeló on Sunday which prevented the American rider from pushing for higher than the 11th place he eventually finished in.
Hayden, Kallio and Espargaró roll out at Aragón
Ducati Team rider Nicky Hayden and Pramac Racing pair Mika Kallio and Aleix Espargaró were all present at the Motorland Aragón circuit this morning (Tuesday) to gain a first impression of the new facility, which will host the 13th round of the campaign on September 19th.