PUMA Motorsport News Archive

PUMA Motorsport

July 2011

  • 65cc Ducati

    65cc Ducati

    July 07, 2011

    Say hello to the 65cc Ducati – the ultimate street style accessory for the serious racing enthusiast!

  • Alex Hofmann: Mugello Round Up

    Alex Hofmann: Mugello Round Up

    July 04, 2011

    There is absolutely no getting away from it: In Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, PUMA’s MotoGP partner Ducati suffered yet another tough race, with the team performing well below expectations at a track which both riders know virtually better than any other.

  • Italian MotoGP: The PUMA Perspective

    Italian MotoGP: The PUMA Perspective

    July 01, 2011

    As Monza is to Ferrari, so Mugello is to Ducati, and this weekend PUMA’s partner MotoGP team heads to the scenic Italian circuit situated near Firenze (Florence) for the eighth round of 18 in the 2011 World Championship. The scenic circuit nestles in the Senese Clavey Hills about 30 kilometres from the historic Tuscan city.

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.

  • Eddie Jordan: Valencia Preview

    Eddie Jordan: Valencia Preview

    June 25, 2011

    The big news for this weekend is that the FIA has clamped down on engine mapping changes between qualifying and the race. This should affect the order, particularly the grid line-up.

  • 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.

  • Alex Hofmann Interview: Part Two

    Alex Hofmann Interview: Part Two

    June 20, 2011

    Last week we had a chat with PUMA Motorsport pundit and former MotoGP speedster, Alex Hofmann. In this second instalment, Alex gives us his thoughts on the MotoGP season so far, tells us about his favourite tracks and shares his hot tips on the MotoGP stars of the future!

  • Montreal Grand Prix: The PUMA Perspective

    Montreal Grand Prix: The PUMA Perspective

    June 19, 2011

    When reflecting upon the last three races in Montmelo (Spain), Monte Carlo (Monaco) and Montreal (Canada), one thing stands out: PUMA’s partner team Ferrari was right up there on each occasion, and could conceivably have won (or at least taken podium places) in each event had not unfortunate circumstances conspired against the Italian team.

  • Kraftek SF

    Kraftek SF

    June 18, 2011

    Getting to grips with the Kraftek SF