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Circuito de Jerez

Circuito de Jerez

Posted on by Anthony Kodack

Red Bull KTM factory riders Mika Kallio and Hiroshi Aoyama launched their bid for the 2008 250 cc world title with solid results in the first pre-season tests at Jerez. The rivals and teammates came in fastest and second fastest on day three. Both riders were positive about the outcome of the first session and Mika Kallio, who put in the fastest lap of 143.303 noted: “It’s good to be in front of the Aprilias. We didn’t push too hard on the first and second day. We concentrated on going (...)
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Posted on by Anthony Kodack

Casey Stoner did not take part in the final day of testing at Jerez as a result of the crash yesterday afternoon in which he injured the ligaments in his left shoulder. The pain intensified during the night and Stoner, in agreement with the team, decided to return immediately to Australia for further medical checks and to begin treatment. The early return home means that Casey will not be able to attend the celebrations for Ducati’s World MotoGP title victory this weekend in Bologna, which (...)
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Posted on by Anthony Kodack
The Jerez de la Frontera circuit, the venue for a fantastic opening round win for Loris Capirossi in the MotoGP championship eight months ago, was also the scene for the final testing session of the year which concluded today. Good weather conditions allowed the Ducati Marlboro Team and the Test Team to complete the scheduled work load. At the end of the morning, when the track surface had reached a reasonable temperature, the Italian team’s riders went out on the track for the final day of (...)
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Loris Capirossi and Casey Stoner were only able to manage a few laps today with the 800cc Ducati Desmosedici GP7. After a couple of exits apiece late in the morning, when temperatures were suitable for the start of testing, a heavy rain shower forced the Ducati MotoGP Team riders into the pits. In the afternoon, despite the fact that the rain had stopped, the track surface was far too wet to allow testing to continue. However the forecasts for tomorrow and the day after are good and (...)
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They were three intense days for the Aprilia riders who were present at the last tests of the year at Jerez de la Frontera. Before the obligatory seasonal stop, Gabor Talmacsi and Hector Faubel of Master Aspar Team, Sandro Cortese of Elit Caffe Latte, Lorenzo Zanetti of Matteoni Racing, and Andrea Iannone and Stefano Bianco of Team WTR were on the track for the 125 class. Showing up for 250 were Alex De Angelis and Alvaro Bautista of Aspar Team, Hector Barbera of Toth Team, Thomas Luthi (...)
Posted on by Anthony Kodack

The newly formed Red Bull KTM Team has met in Jerez/Spain for three days of testing ahead of the coming season. Hiroshi Aoyama and Mika Kallio put in very fast lap times with the new KTM 250 FPR for the 2007 season. Randy Krummenacher and the new team member Tomoyoshi Koyama were also impressive, registering both constant and fast times. 250 cc Hiroshi Aoyama, with two victories and an impressive fourth place in the overall standings for the 250 class was the KTM shooting star for 2006. (...)

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