Scott Redding
May 18

MotoGP: Bautista Scores First Podium Since 2012

Alvaro Bautista pumps his fist after finishing third in the Grand Prix of France. (Photo: Getty Images)

pumps his fist after finishing third in the Grand Prix of France. (Photo: Getty Images)

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.

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Mar 30

MotoGP: Bike Changes Helped Redding Beat Hayden In Debut

Scott Redding finished seventh in the MotoGP season opener at Losail International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

finished seventh in the season opener at Losail International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott Redding pulled off a highly impressive MotoGP™ debut in Qatar on Sunday, finishing his first premier class race as the leading Honda RCV1000R representative. It appeared as though earlier setup changes had paid off handsomely.

The Moto2 championship runner-up of 2013 and a title contender all season-long, Redding now joins the premier class with a GO&FUN Honda Gresini open bike. In being a rider of the new RCV1000R customer machine, he is using one of four in the field; the others are piloted by Cardion AB Motoracing’s Karel Abraham plus Drive M7 Aspar riders and , with the World Champion of 2006 having been the rider Redding has targeted on-track since the preseason.

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Mar 6

MotoGP Teams Prepare For Final Pre-Season Test In Qatar

Yamaha Factory Racing rider Valentino Rossi of Italy competes on the last day of the Qatar Grand Prix on April 7, 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Yamaha Factory Racing rider of Italy competes on the last day of the Qatar Grand Prix on April 7, 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Between March 7th-9th, the majority of teams will descend on Qatar’s Losail International Circuit – also the host venue for the season-opening Grand Prix – for the last test before the 2014 season commences later this month.

The test, to be staged across three days, will come as a final opportunity for teams to try out new components and race simulation runs before the opening practice session of the Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar on Thursday March 20th.

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Feb 8

MotoGp: Redding Content Over Continuous Improvements

GO&FUN Honda Gresini's British rider Scott Redding takes a corner during the first MotoGP pre-season testing session at the Sepang circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

GO&FUN Honda Gresini’s British rider takes a corner during the first pre-season testing session at the Sepang circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Englishman steps up to the premier class with GO&FUN Honda Gresini, as the runner-up in last year’s Moto2™ World Championship. He ended this week’s three-day test in 21st place.

“I was pretty happy, really,” Redding commented. “I know we were pretty down on the timesheets, but a lot of guys did their (quickest) lap times in the morning and then didn’t get close to them again. I don’t have the experience yet to go out and drop that lap time in.

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Feb 4

MotoGP: Scott Redding Hails ‘Good’ First Day With Gresini

GO&FUN Honda Gresini's British rider Scott Redding takes a corner during the first MotoGP pre-season testing session at the Sepang circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

navigates a corner during preseason testing. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott Redding was pleased with his first day of this week’s test, as the field gathered in Malaysia for the first time in 2014.

Englishman Redding steps up to the premier class with GO&FUN Honda Gresini, riding the all-new Honda RCV1000R customer bike under Open regulations. This differs from the RC213V of teammate , whose own machine is competing under the Factory Option set of rules.

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