Stefan Bradl has become the second MotoGP™ rider this week to undergo surgery for arm pump. The LCR Honda MotoGP pilot underwent the operation in Germany, having begun to be affected during the Spanish Grand Prix.Dani Pedrosa, LCR Honda, MotoGP, Stefan Bradl
The MotoGP contest at the Termas de Rio Hondo track saw Stefan Bradl record another solid top-five result, despite the German taking a heavy bash when he crashed on Saturday afternoon in qualifying.
The LCR Honda team rallied around their premier class star after that crash, which left Bradl ninth on the grid for Sunday’s race at the Gran Premio Red Bull de la Republica Argentina.Argentine GP, MotoGP, Stefan Bradl
As the race at Termas de Rio Hondo got underway Marquez got caught up in the crowd on Lap 1 but played it patiently, picking off his opponents to get into second – eventually hunting down early leader Lorenzo, with his winning move coming 8 laps from the end.
Argentine GP, Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Stefan Bradl, Valentino Rossi, Video
Marquez is quick wherever he rides but he appears to specifically enjoy the state-of-the-art Austin track where round two of the season is taking place and he secured his 11th premier class pole position by 0.289s from Repsol Honda teammate Pedrosa – having dominated all weekend so far.Circuit of the Americas, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Stefan Bradl
GO&FUN Honda Gresini’s Alvaro Bautista led day two of the MotoGP Qatar test, his best time of 1:55.194 putting him 0.314s ahead of his closest rival.
The Spanish rider, who was also on the pace last week in Sepang testing, worked with his team to overcome the front end problems he experienced at the desert circuit in 2013. He completed 55 laps on his Honda RC213V on Saturday and will aim to stay ahead of the pack on Sunday.Aleix Espargaro, Alvaro Bautista, Bradley Smith, MotoGP, Pol Espargaro, Qatar, Stefan Bradl