Rough weekend for Man in a Van with a Plan in Utah
Our Man in the Van Hayden Gillim had been looking forward to the races at Utah Motorsports Campus all year long. It didnand 39:t turn out as planned, Hayden suffered a crash and broken shifter.
Man in a Van with a Plan: Round 1 at CoTA Short
After a mad scramble to get his Suzuki GSX-R1000 racebikes prepped for the final official pre-season test at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, and then ready for Round 1 of the MotoAmerica series at the same venue two weeks after that, Hayden Gillim was ready to roll and on track for first practice at CoTA. andlt:br /andgt: andlt:br /andgt: andlt:br /andgt:Check back for more updates as a flurry of races are scheduled over the next month, including New Jersey, and Virginia.
Repsol Hondaand 39:s Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez at Qatar Pre-Season Test of 2017
After two official tests in Malaysia and Australia and a day of private testing in Jerez, the Repsol Honda riders continued their preparations at the scene of the opening Grand Prix of the season: Losail Circuit. Dani Pedrosa and Marc M rquez finished in 8th and 12th, respectively, the first of a three-day test that will conclude on Sunday night, a fortnight before the start of 2017 World Championship. In Qatar, Repsol Honda riders continued with the development of the Honda RC213V and worked on setups, electronics and aerodynamics. andlt:br /andgt: andlt:br /andgt:Losail s 1.06km straight the longest of the three circuits where official tests are held , its combination of fast corners and the fact that it is contested at night, make it a good preparation point for the season curtain raiser.
Repsol Honda 2017 Preseason Jerez Test Highlights
Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa completed a one-day private test at Jerez, Spain, this past Saturday. During their time on track, the Repsol Honda pair continued with the development of the Honda RC213V. MotoGP teams are allowed a maximum of five days of private testing per year.