With significant technical changes in the premier class coming into effect as of 2016, Marca report that Aprilia want to accelerate their MotoGP project in an attempt to be competitive as soon as possible.Alvaro Bautista, Aprilia, Eugene Laverty, MotoGP
Mugello remains one of two circuits Marquez does not have a podium on and serves as the home race for nine-time champion Valentino Rossi, who crashed out in a collision with Bautista at this circuit last year.Alvaro Bautista, French GP, Italian Grand Prix, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Mugello, Valentino Rossi
Team GO&FUN Honda Gresini celebrated their first podium of the 2014 season at the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France thanks to an excellent third-place finish by Alvaro Bautista.
The result saw Bautista put his three DNFs in the opening rounds of the year firmly behind him as he returned to the podium for the first time since the 2012 Grand Prix of Japan.Alvaro Bautista, Le Mans, MotoGP, Scott Redding
Marc Marquez of Spain pulled off a remarkable comeback at the French Grand Prix on Sunday to earn his fifth win in as many MotoGP races this season.
Marquez slipped to 10th place on the opening lap despite taking pole position on Saturday, but the reigning world champion quickly made up ground on the Bugatti track and overtook Valentino Rossi of Italy on the 13th lap before pulling away.Alvaro Bautista, Le Mans, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi
As the MotoGP action on the first day of the 2014 Monster Energy Grand Prix concluded at Le Mans, Marc Marquez outpaced his fellow premier class riders, leading the way from Andrea Iannone and Alvaro Bautista in FP2.
Having also topped the timesheet in the morning session, Marquez quickened the pace in the afternoon sunshine, registering a 1:33.452 best time, which is under the fastest lap in a race at Le Mans set by Dani Pedrosa in 2011.Alvaro Bautista, Andrea Iannone, Bradley Smith, Le Mans, Marc Marquez, MotoGP