The Red Bull Racing team announced that Daniel Riciardo will most likely not return to the wheel of the Alpha Tauri F1 racecar at the Qatar Grand Prix. "The Australian has already missed the last three races after injuring his right hand in training for the Dutch GP, his second race since returning to the 'regular' racers. Since then, he has been replaced very successfully by rookie Liam Lawson, Christian Horner, team boss Red Bull Racing, however, says Ricciardo is in no rush to get back in the car. "His return in Qatar is unlikely," Horner said. Qatar, but has more time until the race in Austin, where the track is very undulating. This extra time can be spent on preparations. I know he's aiming for the return
The 2023 MotoGP season will start on European soil for the first time in 19 years, with the Portuguese Grand Prix in the second half of March. Qatar's Losail circuit, which has served as the opening race of the season since 2007, will receive some renovations, this time the honor will go to Portimao, Portugal, where the Algarve circuit will host the Portuguese Grand Prix on March 26, where the teams will pre-race also passed the last winter tests. The full MotoGP 2023 race calendar will be announced soon.
Jorge Martin, who will start the race for the Qatar Grand Prix from the best starting position, believes that he will not be able to fight for victory in Doha on Sunday. The Spaniard won his fifth pole position in MotoGP, second in a row at the Losail racetrack. Last year, when he succeeded in this feat at the Doha Grand Prix as a newcomer to the MotoGP Championship, he also managed to turn his best starting position into the first podium. “It’s not that bad for the weekend so far,” he said. "It's hard to be constant, because we're constantly testing different motorcycle and engine settings. I don't think our pace is bad and we'll be somewhere in the fight for the podium, but I'm going to need more to win." "We have a working evening ahead of us, and in the morning we have to decide on the races for the race, which will play an important role in the race. Both soft and hard tires work well,
South African Brad Binder was the fastest in the first freestyle MotoGP training of this season in Qatar. The KTM racer completed the lap of the Losail racetrack in Doha in 1 minute 54.851 and overtook the Japanese Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda) by a few hundredths. Nakagami was one of three Honda racers in the top five, with Spaniards Pol Espargaro and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) in fourth and fifth place, respectively. The third time of training belonged to Suzuki racer, Alex Rins. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1499709016339066881
Schedule of the MotoGP race for the Qatar Grand Prix 2022, the first race of this year: Friday, 4.3.2022 9:50 - 10:30 FP1 Moto310: 45 - 11:25 FP1 Moto211: 40 - 12:25 FP1 MotoGP 14:10 - 14:50 FP2 Moto315: 05 - 15:45 FP2 Moto216: 00 - 16:45 FP2 MotoGP Saturday, 5.3.2022 9:25 - 10:05 FP3 Moto310: 20 - 11:00 FP3 Moto211: 15 - 12:00 FP3 MotoGP13: 30 - 13:45 Q1 Moto313: 55 - 14:10 Q2 Moto314: 25 - 14:40 Q1 Moto214: 50 - 15:05 Q2 Moto215: 20 - 15:50 FP4 MotoGP16: 00 - 16:15 Q1 MotoGP16: 25 - 16: 40 Q2 MotoGP Sunday, 6.3.2022 11:00 - 11:10 Heating Moto311: 20 - 11:30 Heating Moto211: 40 - 12:00 Heating MotoGP13: 00 Race Moto314: 20 Race Moto216: 00 Race MotoXNUMX: XNUMX Race MotoGP
Formula 1 will race this weekend in Qatar, at the Losail racetrack, which has so far been mainly in the domain of the MotoGP championship. F1 is entering this venue for the first time, and the race, like the MotoGP races, will be held under the lights. Qatar Grand Prix schedule Friday, 19.11.2021 11.30 - 12.30 1st free practice 15.00 - 16.00 2nd free practice Saturday, 20.11.2021 12.00 - 13.00 3rd free practice 15.00 - 16.00 & nbs
Formula 1 has also officially confirmed that the championship will be joined this season by a race in Qatar, at the Losail racetrack, where MotoGP races have been held for several years. This year's race in Qatar will replace the canceled test in Australia and will be on the schedule on November 21, as in the case of MotoGP, and it will be a night race under the spotlight. Qatar joins the Formula 1 racing calendar for at least 10 seasons, from 2023 to 2032, but there will be no races in the 2022 season due to the World Cup, and then Qatar will host Formula 1 at another venue, which is still in the planning stage. .
Qatar's Losail racetrack has released the first detail of the MotoGP 2022 season calendar. Although the details of the MotoGP 2022 race calendar are not yet known, we now know that the first race of the season, as usual in recent years, will take place in Qatar on March 6. 2022. The opening race will take place under the lights of the illuminated Losail racetrack. https://twitter.com/losailcircuit/status/1430488650819653632
Fabio Quartararo says Australian Jack Miller is the hero of qualifying for the Doha Grand Prix after he managed to save himself from falling in one of the scariest moments he has seen in his MotoGP racing career. The Quartararo was driving behind Miller when the Ducati racer was nearly thrown off the engine at the third bend of the Losail track. The cameras of the event did not capture him, but he was seen live by a Yamaha racer, who says that he looked much worse than a similar event in the second practice, and the most impressive thing is that Miller took his best time in the next lap. “I’m happy with fourth place,” Miller said after qualifying. "I had another scary moment that was even worse than yesterday. Fabio saw it live. I went back to the pits and drove another lap that I barely caught,
Petronas SRT racer Franco Morbidelli was the fastest in the first free practice of the MotoGP class in Qatar. With a lap time of 1: 54.921, the Italian was 0.125 seconds faster than Aleix Espargaro on Aprilia and Australian Jack Miller on Ducati. Fourth was Fabio Quartararo on a factory Yamaha, while fifth time was set by current world champion Joan Mir. Training began with the fall of Johann Zarc after just over three minutes from the start. The Frenchman, a Pramac Ducati racer, slipped in the fourth corner, where Jack Miller also fell 23 minutes before the end of the 45-minute practice. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1375428950344806404 At the top of the timesheet, quite a few racers took turns, and the differences are small, which can be attributed to the facts