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Mar 10

MotoGP: Bradley Smith Gives Positive Assessment Of Winter Test Period

Bradley Smith of Great Britain and Monster Yamaha Tech 3  lifts the front wheel during the MotoGP Tests in Losail. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Great Britain and Monster Yamaha Tech 3 lifts the front wheel during the Tests in Losail. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bradley Smith completed a successful preseason at the Losail Circuit on Sunday, having worked diligently throughout the winter in preparation for the first race of his second premier class campaign.

Smith explored different set-up options on his Yamaha YZR-M1 across the testing period, and left the Qatar track feeling confident having posted the third best overall time.

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Mar 10

F1: Villeneuve Claims Vettel Will Not Win Title In 2014

Current 2014 IndyCar driver Jacques Villeneuve. (Photo: Getty Images)

Current 2014 driver . (Photo: Getty Images)

1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve says ’s run of titles is definitely over.

“He’s not going to win this year for sure,” the French Canadian, who is set to return to the Indy 500 this year at the age of 42, is quoted by Italian publications including Autosprint and La Repubblica.

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Mar 10

MotoGP: New DRIVE M7 Aspar Team Lineup Completes Winter Testing

Nicky Hayden of USA and Drive M7 Aspar rounds the bend during the MotoGP Tests in Losail. (Photo: Getty Images)

of USA and rounds the bend during the Tests in Losail. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nicky Hayden and were each inside the Qatar test top 10 by the end of the three day visit, with both DRIVE M7 Aspar Team riders improving their lap times each day.

Nicky Hayden and Hiroshi Aoyama were each inside the Qatar test top 10 by the end of the three day visit, with both DRIVE M7 Aspar Team riders improving their lap times each day.

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Mar 10

MotoGP: Marquez States ‘Defending The Title Is A New Challenge For Me’

Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team aspire to defend their 2013 Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Spain and Repsol Honda Team aspire to defend their 2013 Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez analyses the start of the upcoming season, as he continues his recovery from a fractured fibula.

The countdown continues for Marquez as he awaits the first race of 2014 in Qatar. The reigning MotoGP World Champion sat out the recent Malaysian and Australian tests due to a fractured fibula, and acknowledges that he will be at less than 100% for the season opener, but is confident about participating.

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