Key figures from up and down the WorldSBK paddock have paid tribute to the WorldSBK stalwart after the Welshman announced his retirement from the Championship
With an array of tyres and the expected increase in the temperatures, do we take day one with a pinch of salt or can we expect to see the top two on day one be in the battle?
Team HRC showed good pace on Friday in both practice sessions with both Bautista and Haslam inside the top six in the combined classification
The margin at the top was two tenths in Oettl’s favour ahead of Championship leader Dominique Aegerter
Key figures from up and down the pitlane discuss the subplots to the Spanish Round as WorldSBK hits Jerez
Setting the only sub-1’40 lap time of the weekend so far, Jonathan Rea left it late to blast clear at the head of the field
The Turkish star continued his fine form by topping both sessions on Friday in Jerez
The British rider will not compete in the Spanish Round with Eugene Laverty taking his place at the factory BMW outfit
Adrian Huertas has his first opportunity at becoming the fifth different WorldSSP300 in the class’ fifth season, but will he hold his nerve?
The Spanish rider took the first Yamaha R3 European Cup title with a victory and a seventh place in the Catalunya finale