VERMULEN TAKES FIRST PODIUM

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Chris Vermeulen stormed to his first ever MotoGP podium at a rain affected Australian Grand Prix from Phillip Island in Australia. Vermeulen started from 16th place on the grid and by lap seven had moved up to 12th, when most riders chose to enter the pit-lane and change to their ‘wet’ setting bikes as heavy rain started to fall. Vermeulen raced past many riders on the pit-entry lap and … [Read more...]

VERMULEN BLASTS TO FRONT ROW AT DONNINGTON

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Chris Vermeulen powered his way to his best dry qualifying position by bringing his Rizla Suzuki GSV-R home in second place during today’s session at a blisteringly hot Donington. Vermeulen (1’28.158, 30 laps) improved consistently during the day and his lap times started to come down as he found more confidence from his bike and the Bridgestone tyres. The rookie Australian had previously … [Read more...]

VERMULEN TAKES POLE AT LAGUNA SECA

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Chris Vermeulen powered his Rizla Suzuki GSV-R to pole-position for tomorrow’s Red Bull US Grand Prix at a scorching Laguna Seca today. Vermeulen (1’23.168) looked impressive throughout this afternoon’s qualifying. He went to the top of the leader board after only six minutes of the hour-long session, and although his time was bettered by other riders the rookie Australian went quickly … [Read more...]