PUMA Motorsport News Archive
They've had almost three weeks off since the last round in Brno but the MotoGP riders have been testing in the meantime, and there will be plenty of scores to be settled on the Adriatic Coast this weekend at the San Marino Grand Prix.
Valentino Rossi was flying solo at Brno for Ducati in the Czech Republic Grand Prix with Nicky Hayden out injured, and after what was a tough time in Indianapolis in the previous round things looked to be going really well at the beginning of the weekend.
By the time the first practice session at the Czech Republic Grand Prix at Brno kicks off on Friday morning the MotoGP field will have had little time to recover from the rigours of last weekend's exertions in Indianapolis.
With a brief summer break now out of the way the 2012 MotoGP season hits back-to-back races at Indianapolis in the US and Brno in the Czech Republic, as we take two steps closer to knowing who will be crowned this year's champion.
The impression I got from day one at Assen was that Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden seemed to be quite happy, especially with the softer tyre choice which gives more grip.
MotoGP heads into a busy spell of action as the Assen TT kicks off three weekends of back-to-back racing.