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Losail International Circuit Analysis

February 19, 2019 • admin

Qatar GP 2018
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Head over to our “Circuit Stats” page where we have just added an analysis profile for the Losail International Circuit! We will slowly be building a library of analysis for every circuit included in the MotoGP series. There you will find each sector ranked on a technicality scale and a table of values that outlines each factor included in the algorithm.

Questions? Feel free to shoot us a message!

2019 MotoGP Rookies

February 17, 2019 • admin

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Fabio Quartararo – 19 Years Old

Racing two years in both Moto3 and Moto2, Fabio Qaurtararo is speeding along through the series and will be joining Franco Morbidelli on the Satellite Yamaha team! Earning his first 1st place podium finish at last year’s Catalunya Grand Prix, we are hoping to see a strong start to the season for this young racer as he joins the big dogs in the MotoGP series!

 

 

 

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Miguel Oliveira – 24 Years Old

The newest member of the Red Bull KTM Tech 3 team, Miguel Oliveira makes his MotoGP debut after four years in Moto3 and three years in Moto2. This Portuguese rider earned twelve podium finishes in the 2018 season, three of which were 1st place. Coming off a hot season, we look forward to seeing Oliveira continue his career with the KTM team as he joins the MotoGP family!

 

 

 

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Joan Mir – 21 Years Old

After three years in Moto3, Joan Mir spent one short year in Moto2 before joining the MotoGP Suzuki Factory team alongside Alex Rins. After a remarkable jump from Moto2 straight into a MotoGP factory team, Mir shows great promise as a 2019 rookie!

 

 

 

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Francesco Bagnaia – 21 Years Old

Coming off eight 1st place podium finishes in the 2018 season, Bagnaia has earned his place on the Alma Pramac Racing Team for the upcoming MotoGP season! After four years racing in Moto3 and two years in Moto2, the 21 year old Italian rider will join some of the most famous riders in history as he begins his career in the MotoGP series.

Monster Energy Yamaha – The Dream Team Carries On

February 16, 2019 • admin

As we race into the 2019 season, teams are hitting the ground running and we are excited to see all the rider dynamics as we see a handful of new teams! The one factory team that saw no rider change is the Yamaha Factory team with Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi who are continuing their MotoGP careers side by side. While Vinales has only been with the Yamaha team for the past two years, Rossi AKA “The Doctor” has been part of the Yamaha family since 2013.

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Finishing 3rd and 4th in the 2018 World Championship, some may say Rossi and Vinales have an upper hand to their opponents as they enter the new season with the same manufacture and teammate. Their performance at the Sepang MotoGP Test left fans feeling optimistic as Maverick Vinales finished in the top 5 and Valentino Rossi finished in the 10 for all three test sessions.

We hope to see a strong start to the season from these two and wish the best of luck to the Monster Energy Yamaha team!

 

Rain or Shine – Alex Rins is training hard!

February 13, 2019 • admin

No excuse for Suzuki rider Alex Rins when it comes to cross-training! Rain or shine he is finding new ways to strengthen both his physical and mental health. Check out his new cross-training page where we explore the various techniques he utilizes off the circuit.

New to our site and interested in learning more about cross-training? Make sure to read up on the benefits of challenging the mind and body in new ways when training for a sport!

Wheelie Wednesday with FB63!

February 13, 2019 • admin

Wheels up at the Official Sepang Test!
Happy wheelie Wednesday from MotoGP rookie Francesco Bagnaia and the Alma Pramac Racing Team!

Off-season calls for cross-training!

February 11, 2019 • admin

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That’s right, we have another cross-training page for you! Ranked 4th in the 2018 World Championship Rankings, Maverick Vinales gears up for another season with the Yamaha Factory team.

A very diverse athlete, Vinales maintains an active lifestyle when he’s not on the circuit. Check out his cross-training page to learn more!

Cross-training with The Doctor!

February 9, 2019 • admin

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Valentino Rossi AKA The Doctor is no stranger to the MotoGP word! Known as one of the most famous racers in history, Rossi has many things to teach us race fans including productive ways to cross-train the body and mind. Check out his new training page to learn how this MotoGP star has maintained his mental and physical health.

Circuit Analysis is HERE!

February 6, 2019 • admin

We promised circuit analysis and we are happy to say it is here! Starting slow and steady, we have posted analysis on the  Circuit of the Americas for the upcoming American Grand Prix (April 12-14). It is a unique layout with all four sectors mapped, technicality levels derived from a handful of variables as well as a table of values allowing you to compare and contrast sectors and circuits.

Questions or comments? Feel free to shoot us a message and we will be happy to address them!

New Page Alert!

February 1, 2019 • admin

Make sure to head over to our new video library where we will be posting educational videos from last season as well as the upcoming 2019 season! The videos cover a wide range of topics so sit back, relax and get ready to learn more about the MotoGP series, riders and manufacturers that make it all happen.

Wheelie Wednesday with AD #04!

January 31, 2019 • admin

Happy wheelie Wednesday from the guy who took home the final first place podium finish of the 2018 season in Valencia! Make sure to check out Dovizioso’s new cross-training page  where we explore his various training techniques used to maintain his physical and mental health!

MM #93 Cross-Training

January 28, 2019 • admin

Our first rider cross-training page is up! Check out Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez’s page to learn about how he maintains both his physical AND mental health.

What makes each rider mentally AND physically fit for race day?

January 23, 2019 • admin

Cross-training cross-training cross-training!

The time spent off the circuit is just as valuable as the time spent on. What each rider does to prepare their minds and bodies for the season is a unique outlet that not only helps their physical strength, but also challenges their minds.  Maintaining a healthy physical AND mental state is vital for any athlete.

Make sure to check back as we populate our MotoGP Rider Cross-Training profiles!

 

In the works…

January 22, 2019 • admin

What does the Grand Prix Scout team have in the works that you should be looking forward to??

  • Circuit analysis breaking down every sector of every circuit being raced on in the 2019 season
  • Cross-training profiles for each MotoGP rider
  • A “Weather & Racing” section of the website that outlines various climate factors that affect road racing and analyzes each circuit in regards to historical average conditions

 

Make sure to check back as these pages will be populated over the course of the next few weeks. We will be posting updates via Instagram so make sure to follow our account (GrandPrix_Scout)!

Andrea Iannone – Rider Projection

January 17, 2019 • admin

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“…Consistency will be key as his drive for speed may be less aggressive until he finds harmony with the new bike.”

Head over to Andrea Iannone’s new performance profile page where we analyze his past performance that has lead him to the Aprilia Factory Team!

New page alert!

January 15, 2019 • admin

Let’s talk circuit analysis

“…Each circuit is broken down into four sectors and each sector has unique characteristics that affect road racing in different ways. We fuse these characteristics into a single quantitative value that allows us to present each sector in a ranked order.”

Click here to learn more!