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  • MotoGP: Bradley Smith set to return to Moto2 for the British GP at Silverstone.

    MotoGP: Bradley Smith set to return to Moto2 for the British GP at Silverstone.

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    Bradley Smith will be returning to Moto2 racing, filling in for injury-stricken Petronas rider Khairul Idham Pawi. And he’s going to be heading back to Blighty to race in the British GP at Silverstone in a couple of weeks’ time. Smith currently races for the One Energy team in MotoE – while also fulfilling MotoGP…

  • Moto2: The Kalex Triumph gets out in first pre-season test. 1.3s off lap record

    Moto2: The Kalex Triumph gets out in first pre-season test. 1.3s off lap record

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    We’ve already shown you the first dyno runs of the 765cc Triumph Moto2 enging wrapped in the exquisite Kalex chassis (you can see that again by clicking HERE) – and now the bike has stretched its legs in a first pre-season test at Valencia. Originally set for three days of action, the test had to…

  • FIRST LOOK: Kalex has the Triumph 765cc motor in its Moto2 bike. And it’s bench testing the beast right now. Here’s some video too. STUNNING!

    FIRST LOOK: Kalex has the Triumph 765cc motor in its Moto2 bike. And it’s bench testing the beast right now. Here’s some video too. STUNNING!

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    “These are the first images of the motorcycle with the Triumph engine in the test bench. At the moment, everything works. We have mounted a standard motor, but with the right oil pan, in addition to a standard control unit,” said the CEO of Kalex, Alexandre Baumgärtel to the Speedweek.com website. It’s way early in the development of the Moto2…

  • Video: How to make a Kalex Moto2 chassis. Beautiful.

    Video: How to make a Kalex Moto2 chassis. Beautiful.

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    In the past seven years of the Moto2 Wold Championship it’s been German company Kalex that has built the chassis for five or the middleweight title-winning bikes. Here’s a delightful video of how the firm makes the frame. Precision abound…

  • Zarco ends two day Austrian Moto2 test: “We’ve done a great job.”

    Zarco ends two day Austrian Moto2 test: “We’ve done a great job.”

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    Zarco ends two day Austrian Moto2 test: “We’ve done a great job.” Two weeks after winning the German GP, Johann Zarco was back on track this Tuesday and Wednesday to put in laps on his Kalex Moto2 bike. The Ajo Motorsport was out in action at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, where the Austrian…

  • Sam Lowes interview: ‘After Assen it’s my first ride on the Aprilia MotoGP bike!’

    Sam Lowes interview: ‘After Assen it’s my first ride on the Aprilia MotoGP bike!’

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    Sam Lowes interview: ‘After Assen it’s my first ride on the Aprilia MotoGP bike!’ Sam Lowes has been doing the PR-bit with the powers-that-be at MotoGP and has given this interview to them about his first upcoming official test on the Aprilia RS-GP MotoGP machine that he will be riding in 2017. It makes for…

  • MotoGP morning gossip: Vinales signed the Yamaha contract last Friday, Ducati decides on Dovi, Iannone and Rins scrapping it out for Suzuki seat

    MotoGP morning gossip: Vinales signed the Yamaha contract last Friday, Ducati decides on Dovi, Iannone and Rins scrapping it out for Suzuki seat

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    More information has come through this morning about the merry-go-round in MotoGP and it makes for interesting reading. As Morebikes told you yesterday, the deal for Maverick Vinales (above) to become Valentino Rossi’s Yamaha team-mate for 2017 and 2018 has been done. It’s signed away and will be announced officially on Thursday this week ahead…

  • Moto2 Jerez: Sam Lowes takes first win of 2016 with perfect Spanish GP

    Moto2 Jerez: Sam Lowes takes first win of 2016 with perfect Spanish GP

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    He may have had to fight in the opening laps, but once Lowes was ahead he was untouchable. Folger and Rins joining him on the podium. The sun blazed down on the thousands of fans gathered at the Circuito de Jerez to witness the Moto2 World Championship race at the Gran Premio Red Bull de…

  • Sam Lowes signs three-year Aprilia MotoGP deal

    Sam Lowes signs three-year Aprilia MotoGP deal

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    Sam Lowes has signed a three-year MotoGP contract with Aprilia Racing, including a one-year Moto2 deal with Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2. The 24-year-old is will contest the Moto2 World Championship next season, before graduating to the premier class for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Sam said: “I would like to thank Aprilia Racing and Gresini…

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