Tag Archives: Álvaro Bautista

MotoGP – Positive Conclusion to Sepang Test for Bautista

February 3, 2012

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It has been a positive first shakedown with the Honda RC213V for Team San Carlo Honda Gresini and their new rider Alvaro Bautista at Sepang. Over the three days his feeling with the 1000cc machine has gradually improved and now both the team and rider are extremely confident about the next session, which takes place […]

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MotoGP – Malaysia Test Concludes With Stoner Reigning Supreme

February 3, 2012

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By MotoGP.com The third and final day of the Official MotoGP™ Test concluded on Thursday at Sepang, with Casey Stoner breaking under the 2 minute mark on just his second lap out to dominate the field by over half a second. The first on-track MotoGP action of the year concluded on Thursday at the Sepang […]

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MotoGP – Bautista makes progress on second day of sepang test‏

February 2, 2012

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Team San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Alvaro Bautista enjoyed a positive second day of the first preseason testing session in Malaysia today, the Spanish rider continuing to gather confidence with the Honda RC213V, his first 1000cc Grand Prix motorcycle. The majority of today’s programme was focused on the first part of the day, avoiding too […]

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MotoGP – Recovered Stoner Tops Second Day Of Testing In Sepang

February 2, 2012

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By MotoGP.com The Official MotoGP™ Test in Malaysia saw the reigning World Champion heading the times by the end of the day, with Yamaha Factory Racing’s Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo his closest rivals. After missing a day of testing on Tuesday due to a strained muscle, Casey Stoner gradually worked his way into the […]

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MotoGP – First Day on the Honda RC213V for Bautista at Sepang‏

February 1, 2012

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There was a melancholy feel to the day following the tragic events of October and the memory of Marco Simoncelli remains in the hearts of all those present, as it will for many years to come. Shortly before lunchtime Alvaro Bautista took to the circuit on board the Honda RC213V for a shakedown that became […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa Quickest At Valencia Test, Bautista Makes Honda Debut

November 10, 2011

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By MotoGP.com The Official two-day MotoGP Test at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia concluded on Wednesday, with Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner fastest on their factory Hondas. The Test also saw Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso wrapping up their first rides of the 2012 Yamaha M1, Valentino Rossi trying out an experimental Desmosedici GP12, […]

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MotoGP – Alvaro Bautista Joins San Carlo Honda Gresini Racing For 2012

November 10, 2011

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Shortly after agreeing a deal for 2012 with Team San Carlo Honda Gresini, Alvaro Bautista took to the Valencia circuit on board the Honda RC212V for the first time today. It was the first session of a winter testing programme that will continue at Sepang from January 31 to February 2, when the Spaniard will […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Rounds Off 2011 Championship With Valencia Victory

November 7, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Casey Stoner closed the 800cc era with his tenth victory of his title-winning season, edging Ben Spies across the finish line by just 0.015s as Andrea Dovizioso claimed the final podium spot and with it third place in the final Championship standings. The race was declared dry at the start but light rain […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Clinches 12th & Final Pole of 2011

November 6, 2011

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Casey Stoner took his 12th pole of the season in the final race of the 2011 World Championship in Valencia, with Dani Pedrosa in second place and Andrea Dovizioso, eighth. This is Casey’s fourth consecutive pole position at the Ricardo Tormo circuit and with it he equals Mick Doohan‘s record of 12 pole positions in […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Quickest Off The Mark At Valencia

November 5, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Casey Stoner (Repsol Honda) was the fastest rider of the opening day of the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana on Friday, setting a best time of 1’45.513 in the morning practice session to lead the way. The first practice was run on a cold and damp track following early morning rain […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa Storms To Pole In Malaysia

October 23, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Dani Pedrosa topped a Repsol Honda shoot out and continued his domination of the MotoGP field during a searing qualifying session for the Shell Advance Malaysian Grand Prix, with Casey Stoner and Andrea Dovizioso taking second and third. Following a crash on just his fifth lap, Dani Pedrosa, who missed the Malaysian GP […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa Wins Action Packed Grand Prix Of Japan

October 3, 2011

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Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) crossed the line first to take victory at a dramatic Grand Prix of Japan, where only two of the top seven riders did not either run off track or incur a ride through penalty in an eventful Round 15 race in which Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) and Casey Stoner (Repsol […]

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MotoGP – Stoner takes 10th pole of season at Motegi‏

October 2, 2011

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MotoGP: The top spot on the MotoGP grid will be occupied for the tenth time this season by Casey Stoner for Sunday’s race at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit. The Repsol Honda rider set a time of 1’45.267, two-tenths quicker than pole position challenger Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) as the Australian took his Spanish […]

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MotoGP – Motegi primed and ready for MotoGP action‏

September 30, 2011

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After plenty of build-up the Grand Prix of Japan takes place at the Motegi circuit this weekend and on Thursday the traditional pre-GP press conference took place with a quintet of MotoGP riders in attendance. Championship leader Casey Stoner was scheduled to be present at the press conference but the Repsol Honda rider was unable […]

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MotoGP – Stoner secures ninth pole of season at Aragón

September 18, 2011

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MotoGP: Casey Stoner (Repsol Honda) will start Sunday’s Gran Premio de Aragón from pole position, his ninth of the season, after a blistering display on Saturday at the 14th Round of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship. Stoner broke the 1’49” barrier and set a new lap record with 13 minutes of the one-hour qualifying session […]

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MotoGP – Info 2011 – Aragón set for key round of 2011 MotoGP campaign‏

September 13, 2011

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The MotoGP World Championship returns to Spain this weekend as the Gran Premio de Aragón hosts Round 14 of the 2011 campaign, the penultimate European race of the season before what is certain to be a title-deciding flyaway series in Japan, Australia and Malaysia. The impressive MotorLand Aragón circuit, which was only introduced to the […]

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MotoGP – Lorenzo Claims Misano For Yamaha With Perfect Victory

September 5, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Jorge Lorenzo led a brilliant race from start to finish to take his third win of the season, ahead of Dani Pedrosa in second with Casey Stoner completing the podium at the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. Repsol Honda’s Stoner looked poised to take the lead in […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Storms Misano Qualifying‏

September 4, 2011

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By MotoGP.com: Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner will start the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini from pole position on Sunday, after breaking his own lap record set at the Misano circuit three years ago. The Australian set out into the afternoon qualifying session intent on taking pole position for the […]

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MotoGP – Lorenzo Leads San Marino Opening Day

September 3, 2011

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By MotoGP.com The hot and humid weather on the Adriatic coast produced rain drops in the final minutes of the afternoon session at the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini on Friday, but the weather had held off long enough for all but one in the MotoGP field to better […]

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MotoGP – Misano Beckons As Stoner Begins To Pull Away

August 31, 2011

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By MotoGP.com A seventh win of the 2011 campaign at Indianapolis extended Casey Stoner’s lead at the top of the Championship standings to 44 points over defending title holder Jorge Lorenzo, as the Repsol Honda rider further reinforced his already strong claim for this year’s crown. A personal milestone of a 30th premier class GP […]

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