Josh Herrin
Feb 12

MotoGP: Rabat Moves Ahead As Moto2 Testing Continues

Esteve Rabat of the Marc VDS Racing Team sets the pace during Moto2 Valencia Testing. (Photo: MotoGP.com / Max Kroiss)

Esteve Rabat of the Marc VDS Racing Team sets the pace during Valencia testing. (Photo: .com / Max Kroiss)

, a Moto2 title favorite for the upcoming season, set the pace for the first time as a Marc VDS Racing Team rider when testing continued in Valencia on Wednesday.

This marked the second of three days of track action this week, with significantly improved weather conditions as a clear blue sky was accompanied by a light breeze.

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Jan 27

MotoGP: Edwards and Herrin Preview 2014 Season With COTA

Colin Edwards of USA and NGM Mobile Forward Racing rounds the bend during the MotoGP Tests in Valencia. (Photo: Getty Images)

of USA and NGM Mobile Forward Racing rounds the bend during the Tests in Valencia. (Photo: Getty Images)

Circuit of The Americas (COTA) this week welcomed MotoGP rider and native Texan Colin Edwards and newcomer for a Q & A session in advance of their 2014 season.

Edwards and Herrin are two of only three U.S. riders competing in the World Championship this year – the other being . The colder than normal temperatures and bone-chilling wind kept Edwards from doing some scheduled COTA track laps.

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Nov 3

MotoGP: Hayden Opens Up In Candid Interview

Nicky Hayden will move from Ducati to Aspar next season. (Photo: Getty Images)

will move from to next season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nicky Hayden admits that he is not happy with the results he has had during his stint with Ducati, and is ready for a fresh start with Power Electronics Aspar next season.

Since his move to Ducati in 2009, the American has only scored three podium finishes and has failed to finish better than seventh in the championship standings.

“If I’m completely honest, I look back and don’t say it with regrets, but I can’t really be happy about the five years,” Hayden said in a sit-down interview with Gavin Emmett. “Results wise, it just wasn’t enough. That’s bitter. There will definitely be a little bitter taste in my mouth that we couldn’t accomplish more, especially in the last year or two.”

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Oct 13

MotoGP: American Josh Herrin To Ride For Caterham In Moto2

Josh Herrin celebrates after winning the 2013 AMA Pro SuperBike Championship. (Photo: AMA Pro Road Racing)

celebrates after winning the 2013 AMA Pro SuperBike Championship. (Photo: AMA Pro Road Racing)

Before the track action began at Sepang on Sunday morning, Moto Racing Team confirmed its plans to join the World Championship from the start of 2014. It will be working alongside Suter in a technical partnership, while California’s Josh Herrin has been named as the first rider.

In a presentation led by Dato’ Kamarudin Bin Meranun, Co-Chairman of Caterham Group, the company confirmed its imminent entrance to the World Championship as well as the fact it will be developing a Caterham-Suter chassis alongside Suter Racing Technology for the next two years, marking the company’s first foray into the motorcycle industry alongside its other commitments in car manufacturing and racing.

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