23.11.2020 02:41 pm
“No MotoGP rookie is expected to win a race, so the motorcycling community sat up and took notice on 9 August, when Brad did just that.”
Brad Binder’s biggest problem this year was the fact that he won a MotoGP race.
Miguel Oliveira overtook Pol Espargaro and Jack Miller on the last corner of the Styrian Grand Prix on Sunday to claim a first MotoGP for Portugal and the Tech-3 team.
Pol Espargaro rode his KTM to pole position for Sunday’s Styrian MotoGP after topping the timesheets in qualifying on Saturday.
KTM rider Pol Espargaro set the quickest time in Friday’s opening Styrian MotoGP free practice sessions as Ducati continued their strong form after last weekend’s victory at the same Spielberg circuit.
Johann Zarco will start his next MotoGP race from the pitlane after he was sanctioned for “irresponsible riding” following a crash involving Franco Morbidelli last weekend in Austria, the International Motorcycling Federation said Friday.
MotoGP rider Johann Zarco insisted Thursday that “you can’t do this sport if you don’t want to take risks” after being widely condemned for his role in a terrifying 300kmh near-miss at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Italian motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi said riders needed to “improve their behaviour” and show more respect after he and Yamaha teammate Maverick Vinales narrowly escaped serious injury in the Austrian Grand Prix.
World motorcycling superstar Valentino Rossi said a stray bike, travelling at around 320 kmh (200mph), almost “killed me” in a horrifying near-miss at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Andrea Dovizioso won an eventful Austrian MotoGP for Ducati on Sunday, just 24 hours after revealing he would leave the Italian team at the end of the season, while South African rider Brad Binder held on to grab fourth place on his KTM.
Money, not talent, is the number one stumbling block for South African racing drivers dreaming of making it on the world stage.
Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales clinched pole, while South African rider Brad Binder (KTM) was well back on the grid, for the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Pol Espargaro on a KTM posted the quickest time in opening practice on Friday for this weekend’s Austrian MotoGP.
South African Brad Binder will try to serve up another dose of last weekend’s wizardry at his KTM team’s home Austrian MotoGP on Sunday, although torrential rain is forecast to drench the picturesque circuit in the shadow of the Alps.
Two-wheel ace Brad Binder admits he needs some time to let his achievement sink in, after securing a historic maiden victory, but the South African rider is eager to continue his rapid rise in MotoGP.
Brad Binder created a series of firsts as he won the Czech MotoGP on Sunday to make come true “a day I dreamed about since I was a little boy”.