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Bradley Smith - Season started

ImageSo the new MotoGP season has begun and ImagePro-Lite sponsored Bradley Smith has taken off, overcoming a few initial mechanical problems to take top 5 in every race since suffering a seized engine and other technical problems in Qatar.

As with all top professional racers, Bradley maintains a rigorous schedule of physical training and quite enjoys participating regularly in Triathlon and Duathlons.

Just before the big race in Silverstone where he took 3rd in the petrol fueled race, Brad also took a 5th overall in the pre-race Duathlon (run-bike-run) .

This duathlon is held at the home of British motor sport where the Formula 1 Grand Prix and now this year the Moto GP will be held.

Bradley Smith competed at Silverstone on Thursday at the V02 max duathlon involving a 2 mile run 11 mile cycle on the new Silverstone circuit then another 2 mile run (2 laps of the Porsche test circuit).

Then cycle around the main Grand Prix track then repeat the 2 lap run again, prior to the AirAsia British Grand Prix on Sunday 20th June.

Bradley recorded a fast 11:39 for the first 2 mile run then followed by 3 laps of the 3.667 mile circuit to record an impressive 32 minutes: 33 seconds for 11 miles (17.6km) for an average speed of  32.68 kmph & then another 2 mile run in 12:40 for a total time including transitions from run to bike then bike to run of 56 minutes & 57 seconds being Imagechased all the way to the line by his personal trainer Mark Kleanthous just 9 seconds behind Bradley.Image

You can read about it on his website and be sure to check out his pic slideshow.