F1 news
    www.vandmasini.ro
+Galerie Foto
+Calendar Competitional
+MotoGp News 2009
+Photo Moto Gp
+MotoGp News
+Photo Album Rally
+Photo Gallery Wrc
+Calendar Competitonal
+Rally Drivers
+Rally Co-Drivers
+Rally Monte-Carlo
+Rally Sweden
+Rally Mexico
+Rally Catalunya
+Rally Corsica
+Rally Argentina
+Rally Sardinia
+Rally Acropolis
+Rally Deutschland
+Rally Nestle Finland
+Rally Japan
+Rally Cyprus
+Rally Turkey
+Rally Australia
+Rally Team
+WRC Rally
+Albums F1 Photo Gallery +Formula 1 Photo Gallery +F1 Sexy Pit Babes Pics
+Calendar Competitonal
+Michael Schumacher F1
+Michael Schumacher
+Goodbye Michael Schumacher
+Formula 1 Pilots
+F1 Team
+F1 Sakhir Circuit
+F1 Sepang Circuit
+F1 Melbourne Circuit
+F1 Imola Circuit
+F1 Nurburgring Circuit
+F1 Barcelona Circuit
+F1 Monaco Circuit
+F1 Silverstone Circuit
+F1 Montreal Circuit
+F1 Indianapolis Circuit
+F1 Magny-cours Circuit
+F1 Hockenheim Circuit
+F1 Hungaroring Circuit
+F1 Istanbul Circuit
+F1 Monza Circuit
+F1 Spa-Francorchamps
+F1 Shanghai Circuit
+F1 Suzuka Circuit
+F1 Interlagos Circuit
+F1 News Arhive
+Formula 1 | F1 2006
+F1 News List
+Katie Price Photo Gallery +Jodie Marsh Pictures
+Photo Gallery
+Calendar Competitonal
+Galerie Foto
+Calendar Competitonal
+Calendar Competitonal
+Galerie Foto
+Photo Gallery
+Calendar Competitonal +Red Bull Romaniacs 2006 +Rally Raid Sitemap
+Galerie Foto
+Calendar Competitonal
+Arhiva Stiri
+Anunturi
Lords of the Twin Ring
“The Japanese GP is very important for Bridgestone”
Fresh from yet another podium-scoring result at the Australian Grand Prix, Bridgestone Motorsport heads home to Japan to confront the technical challenges of the Twin Ring Motegi for the third and final event of the intercontinental
race trilogy.

The Japanese Grand Prix has been one of success for Bridgestone, whose tyres have helped both Makoto Tamada and Ducati rider Loris Capirossi to victory in recent seasons. The 2006 event comes after Capirossi's recent victory in Brno and second place in Sepang, as well as the excellent podium attained by Suzuki rider Chris Vermeulen at his home race on Phillip Island last weekend.

With only three races left in this gruelling season, Bridgestone currently has five of its six riders occupying top twelve positions in the riders' championship and is aiming to boost the accounts yet further with a range of competitive tyres in Motegi. The Tokyo- based tyre manufacturer will hope to tap into the competitiveness from Brno and Sepang by bringing similar specifications and compounds for evaluation in free practice, but will once again try out the latest developments with a range of newer specification tyres.

Bridgestone derives a slight logistical advantage by racing nearer to home, one of the few events of the season for which the tyres are not shipped via its German service hub, but the recent demands of the back-to-back races do not permit the company from making the most of this rare luxury.


Adding to the home flavour, Bridgestone will welcome two Japanese riders to its existing family as Naoki Matsudo and Kousuke Akiyoshi take part in the Japanese GP as wildcard entries for Kawasaki and Suzuki respectively.

Hiroshi Yamada - Bridgestone Motorsport - Motorcycle Racing Manager

"The Japanese Grand Prix is naturally a very important weekend for Bridgestone Corporation as our home race. Our manufacturing facility, which some of our MotoGP riders visited before last year's race, is situated in Tokyo, so over 700 Bridgestone employees and guests will be visiting the Twin Ring Motegi to support our three teams this weekend. Our tyres have a good track record around Motegi and we can be confident of another strong performance, but the win is never guaranteed, so we will not be taking anything for granted. "
"The circuit's stop-go nature rewards a bike-tyre package that is able to support efficient braking into the corner and enable the rider to get on the power quickly at the exit. The medium lean angle that riders take through the 14 corners coupled with the stop-go nature of the track means that we will be closely monitoring the temperatures in our rear tyres, especially in the central section of the tyre."

"We will bring an assortment of compounds to allow each of our riders to try out a range of tyres in free practice. Some of these will be Brno and Malaysia-spec with some small adjustments, while we will also have newer specifications at our disposal to evaluate. The track is quite tough for riders, but Ducati, Kawasaki and Suzuki have all performed well in previous years, so we should be in good shape. We have taken victory twice previously, including last year's outstanding performance from Loris and the Ducati team, so we know that a race win is well within our capabilities."
Bridgestone Motorsport


     Thirteen wild-card riders in Japan
     David De Gea replaces Cardenas in Japan
     WSBK: Martin signs for DFX for 2007
     Three's-up for Rizla Suzuki in Japan
     Brivio is desperate for points
     Title chase heads North
     2007 schedule announced for Laguna Seca
     Bridgestone Post-Race Debrief
     Technical and physical problems for Dovizioso
     Thomas Luthi 4th in Australia

     Last News at infoRally

     Raliul Deltei castigat de Francois Delcour
     Bottas drove a solid race and Maldonado crashed on Monaco GP
     No points for Sauber on Monaco GP
     Best Sahara Force India result ever on Monaco GP
     Red Bull placed two cars on the podium in Monaco
..::Rally Cars For Sale::..
Anunturi Masini de Vanzare
Adauga Anunt
infoRally RSS
Add to My AOL
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to Google
Custom Search
..:: Game Suggestion ::..

Drive the super fast race cars and see if you could have been or perhaps still can become the world's best racer.
Get It!
..::Rally Newsletter::..
.::info Rally Suggestions::.
.::Car Reviews::.
..::info Rally TOP::..