PUMA Motorsport News Archive

Assen

June 2011

  • Alex Hofmann: Assen Round Up

    Alex Hofmann: Assen Round Up

    June 27, 2011

    Very wet weather was predicted for the Dutch TT in Assen, and the forecasters were absolutely right: it tipped down all weekend, from Thursday to Saturday. Yes, that’s right: race day was Saturday, as has become traditional for this round, a bit like F1 sticks to Thursday practice sessions for the Monaco Grand Prix in Monaco when all others run Friday-Sunday schedules.

  • Dutch MotoGP: The PUMA Perspective

    Dutch MotoGP: The PUMA Perspective

    June 22, 2011

    PUMA’s partner team Ducati travels to Assen in The Netherlands for this weekend’s seventh round (of 18 in the 2011 MotoGP Championship) with renewed confidence, having developed a whole raft of upgrades for the Ducati Desmosedici. The bike is known as the GP11.1 in recognition of its revised chassis.