MotoGP™ slang explained: Part 3

TRACK LIMITS:
Those dreaded two words! During Free Practice and qualifying, riders lap times are disqualified if they exceed track limits. Green areas on the outside of the asphalt can’t be used to gain an advantage, and if a rider does so too many times during a race, Race Direction will penalise them.

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Mooney becomes the new title sponsor of VR46 Racing Team

Mooney is the first Proximity Banking & Payments company in Italy which has inherited the experience of two excellences in different, but complementary business sectors: SisalPay in the field of payments, and Banca 5 (Intesa Sanpaolo Group) in banking. Thanks to its extensive network of over 45.000 points of sale throughout Italy that are fully integrated with the digital ecosystem, Mooney plays an important social role in providing consumers with a simple, quick and easy access to a wide range of payment solutions, namely bills, prepaid cards, telephone recharge cards as well as facilities such as cash withdrawals, wire transfers and payment orders, formerly possible only through banks.
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Simply unmissable: Tales of Valentino

This exclusive nine-episode feature delves deeply into some of Rossi’s biggest career highlights. It’s not a ‘best of’, nor a biography of a World Champion, but an exercise in pulling back the curtain on some of Rossi’s most well-known moments, shedding light on the background and context behind them all, revealing little-known or so far untold vignettes from the career of a legend oft-imitated, but rarely bettered.

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2021 MotoGP™ recap: British Grand Prix

However, all was not lost for the Espargaro family as elder brother and Aprilia Racing Team Gresini’s Aleix occupied P3. History beckoned for the Noale factory, but they had to contend with some last lap fireworks, Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team) doing everything in his power to deny them a maiden premier class podium. Despite the late attack, Espargaro held his nerve to power over the line in third, sparking wild celebrations as he delivered the goods for Aprilia.

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2021 MotoGP™ recap: Austrian Grand Prix

With just five laps remaining, the specks of rain seen across the rolling Styrian mountains had turned into a full-blown shower, drenching the tarmac and allowing a chasing trio of Martin, Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) back into the victory fight. Two laps later, five frontrunners entered pitlane to switch bikes, while KTM’s Binder, incredibly, decided to stay out.

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MotoGP™ slang explained – Part 2

SATELLITE TEAM/RIDER:
Now known as Independent Teams or riders, these setups are one step below and full factory team. These teams lease the bikes from their respective factories for the season. The Independent Teams in MotoGP™ are: Pramac Racing, Gresini Racing MotoGP, VR46 Racing Team, WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team, LCR Honda Castrol/Idemitsu, and Tech3 KTM Factory Racing.

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