MotoGP
May 3

MotoGP: BMW prize for season’s best qualifier

(Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

currently leads the Best Qualifier standings and looks set to pick up this 431 horsepower at the end of the season. (Photo courtesy .com)

MotoGP™ riders will be competing for the BMW M Award for Best Qualifier throughout the 2014 season. For this 12th edition, a special BMW M4 Coupé will be up for grabs.

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May 3

MotoGP: Rossi in best seat at Jerez

Valentino Rossi, seem here in the paddock in Jerez, will start fourth in tomorrow's Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

, seen here in the paddock in , will start fourth in tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi has the best seat in the house for the Spanish civil war which is set to break out before a capacity crowd at Jerez.

Tensions are at fever-pitch especially amongst the partisan fans who are reveling in thought of a race with home heroes , Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa on the front row.

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May 3

MotoGP: Marquez stays hot, smashes Jerez pole record

Marc Marquez is the reigning MotoGP World Champion. (Photo: Getty Images)

is the reigning World Champion. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez will be on pole for Sunday’s MotoGP race at the Gran Premio bwin de España, with Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa joining him on the front row.

On his 100th Grand Prix weekend Marquez produced a superb late 1:38.120 lap to smash the pole record at , qualifying 0.421s ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Lorenzo and 0.510s in front of his teammate Dani Pedrosa. 

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May 2

MotoGP: Marquez quickest in later run, Espargaro Friday’s fastest

Jerez, Spain is the only circuit on the 2014 MotoGP calendar where Marc Marquez has yet to score a Grand Prix win. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

, Spain is the only circuit on the 2014 calendar where has yet to score a Grand Prix win. (Photo courtesy .com)

Marc Marquez was the pace setter in MotoGP™ FP2 at Jerez from and Andrea Dovizioso, but Espargaro was Friday’s fastest rider overall.

’s World Champion Marquez – who is participating in his 100th Grand Prix – led the way in the later practice at the Gran Premio bwin de España with a 1:39.757, though neither he nor his rivals were able to match Espargaro’s 1:39.357 morning best.

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May 2

What To Watch: Your Weekend TV Schedule

TUDOR will host a doubleheader this weekend in Laguna Seca, at 1 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. ET Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

TUDOR will host a doubleheader this weekend in Laguna Seca, broadcast LIVE on FOX Sports 1 at 1 p.m. ET and 5:30 p.m. ET Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, May 2

2 p.m. ET – Cup Practice | (FOX Sports 1) *LIVE
3 p.m. ET – NASCAR LIVE | Talladega (FOX Sports 1) *LIVE
3:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Cup Final Practice | Talladega (FOX Sports 1) *LIVE
6:30 p.m ET – NASCAR Nationwide Qualifying | Talladega (FOX Sports 1) *LIVE

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