Phillip Island, 19 October: the Australian GP was an incident packed race with nine riders out of the final standing including the world champion Marc Marquez and LCR Honda racer Stefan Bradl who crashed at 8 laps to go. After two tough days of practices and the 11th spot on the grid, the German set up a very good pace for the 27-lap round (5th fastest rider) but during an overtaking manoeuvre he fell off loosing the chance to fight for the top five.
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Phillip Island, 18 October: light rain fell on the Island circuit just before the QP2 show-down but did not affect the premier class riders performance on soft rubber. On the top of the time sheet, ahead tomorrow’s 27-lap race, the just-crowned World Champion Marc Marquez followed by Cal Crutchlow and Jorge Lorenzo while LCR racer Stefan Bradl (11th - 1’29.155) will start from the middle of the fourth row for a very close battle considering the small gap with the front group.Visit the section
Phillip Island, 17 October: Stefan Bradl’s first outing at the Island circuit did not commence in the proper way, as the German riding the LCR RCV, like the majority of his colleagues, was not able to perform with the new tyre pressure suggested by Bridgestone to avoid last year’s technical issues. Bradl ended the opening day of the Australian GP in 12th place with a best lap time of 1’30.678.
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Phillip Island, 16 October: the picturesque Phillip Island circuit hosts the second round of the 3 races in a row straight after Motegi GP where, only few days ago, Marc Marquez has been crowned 2014 World Champion. The oceanic race track is a favourite for riders and fans and this year in particular the LCR rider Stefan Bradl is anxious to be back as he missed the race last year after his ankle injury in Sepang. Visit the section
Motegi, 12 October: in today’s crowded Japanese Grand Prix (more than 43.000 fans), HRC rider Marc Marquez won his second world title aboard the RCV while the LCR racer Stefan Bradl finished the Japanese round in 7th position, which allows him to maintain the 9th place in the world standing. The intention of the German rider is to score further points in the forthcoming race in Australia and Malaysia.Visit the section