But despite the gains from recent engine development a home victory is appears out of the reach of Desmosedici riders Cal Cructhlow and Andrea Dovizioso.Andrea Dovizioso, Andrea Iannone, Cal Crutchlow, Ducati, MotoGP, Mugello
DRIVE M7 Aspar’s Nicky Hayden was unable to ride at Mugello on Saturday due to wrist pain and plans to undergo surgery in Italy on Tuesday.
After completing just 11 laps on Friday, Hayden took the decision just moments before FP3 at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM that he will take no further part in the sixth round of the MotoGP World Championship.MotoGP, Mugello, Nicky Hayden
Will Power gave Roger Penske and Chevrolet what they desperately wanted by winning the first of two races at the Detroit Grand Prix.
“On his home track and in Chevy’s backyard, it’s a perfect day,” Power said Saturday. “If we can do it again tomorrow, it’ll be even better.”
Power finished 0.3308 seconds ahead of Graham Rahal on the bumpy, 13-turn, 2.36-mile street circuit on Belle Isle.Detroit, Graham Rahal, Helio Castroneves, IndyCar, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Tony Kanaan, Will Power
Two giants of world motorsport came together at the Mugello Circuit when Marc Marquez and Fernando Alonso got together on the eve of Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.
The two Spanish stars met in Marquez’s Repsol Honda garage after he claimed pole position for the 23 lap race, his sixth consecutive pole this season.
Marquez, 21 and the youngest ever MotoGP World Champion, later revealed that one day he would like to try an F1 car but not in a race.Fernando Alonso, Formula 1, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Mugello
Helio Castroneves has won the pole for the first race of the Detroit Grand Prix doubleheader.
The Brazilian heads into Saturday afternoon’s race coming off a close runner-up finish to Ryan Hunter-Reay in the Indianapolis 500. Castroneves has two victories at Belle Isle, including the first win of his career, in 2000.Detroit, Helio Castroneves, IndyCar, Jack Hawksworth, James Hinchcliffe