Archive for June, 2019

Jun 30, 2019

Takaaki Nakagami saw his hopes of a good finish in the Dutch Grand Prix ended by a nasty crash in the early stages of Sunday’s race. The LCR Honda IDEMITSU had made a good start at Assen, but was then taken out by Valentino Rossi and fortunate to walk away without serious injury after being […]

Jun 29, 2019

Takaaki Nakagami will start Sunday’s Dutch Grand Prix from the third row of the grid after an impressive performance at a scorching Assen on Saturday. Having finished Friday down in 16th position, the LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider made huge strides and demonstrated that he should be able to battle towards the front of the field […]

Jun 28, 2019

Takaaki Nakagami experienced a mixed first day as free practice got underway ahead of the Dutch Grand Prix at Assen on Friday. The LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider saw his fortunes vary dramatically in the morning and afternoon MotoGP sessions at the famous Dutch circuit as he eventually finished the day in 16th position on the […]

Jun 17, 2019

Japanese star Takaaki Nakagami and his LCR Honda IDEMITSU Team were back out on track at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Monday, joining the rest of the MotoGP field for a one-day test. Having taken a sixth top-ten finish of the year in Sunday’s challenging race, Nakagami and his crew had lots of positives to […]

Jun 16, 2019

Sunday’s Grand Prix of Catalunya saw one of the most attritional races in recent memory, with only 13 of the 24 starters taking the chequered flag, including LCR Honda IDEMITSU man Takaaki Nakagami. Like the whole MotoGP field, the Japanese rider had struggled for grip in the searing Barcelona heat all weekend, but conditions were […]

Jun 15, 2019

After finishing Friday as the top-placed Honda in the field, Takaaki Nakagami endured disappointment in Saturday’s qualifying for the Catalunya Grand Prix. Having suffered with grip issues at the Montmelo circuit in Barcelona, the LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider was unable to secure a place in Q2 and will now start tomorrow’s race from 16th place […]

Jun 14, 2019

Takaaki Nakagami picked up where he left off at Mugello as free practice for the Catalunya Grand Prix got underway on Friday. The LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider claimed his best-ever MotoGP result in Italy last time out (fifth place) and was back amongst the pacesetters at Montmelo as he finished the day in third position, […]

Jun 02, 2019

Takaaki Nakagami produced a brilliant ride to take fifth place at the Italian Grand Prix, his best-ever finish in the MotoGP class. Starting from tenth on the grid, the LCR Honda IDEMITSU star was composed and consistent throughout as he finished as the top independent rider on a memorable day at Mugello. Having struggled with […]