Crutchlow happy about pace at new track but struggling with forearm problems
Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow made an impressively fast return to MotoGP action in Portugal today, the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team riders lapping consistently inside the top ten during the opening day of practice at the Estoril track. Forecasts had predicted rain for the opening day of the Portuguese... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’37.663 17 154.154 2 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’37.724 0.061 21 154.058 3 26 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 1’37.727 0.064 19 154.053 4 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 1’38.102 0.439 21 153.464 5 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’38.102 0.439 15 153.464 6 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha 1’38.203 0.540 22 153.306 7 17 Karel Abraham Ducati 1’38.473 0.810 20 152.886 8 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’38.563 0.900 21 152.746 9 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’38.596 0.933 20 152.695 10 8 Héctor Barberá Ducati 1’38.611 0.948 21 152.672 11 7 Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 1’38.645 0.982 21 152.620 12 4... Read more
Yamaha Adds A Touch Of Green To The Paddock With The EC-30
Yamaha Motor Europe and Dorna Sports, the exclusive commercial and TV rights holder for the FIM MotoGP World Championship, have announced that the all-new electric Yamaha EC-03 will be added to the official paddock scooter fleet for the 2011 racing season. The EC-03 will be used in addition to... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’38.032 20 153.574 2 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’38.241 0.209 17 153.247 3 26 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 1’38.259 0.227 19 153.219 4 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’38.413 0.381 24 152.979 5 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 1’38.569 0.537 21 152.737 6 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 1’38.781 0.749 19 152.409 7 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha 1’38.862 0.830 22 152.285 8 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’38.895 0.863 22 152.234 9 8 Héctor Barberá Ducati 1’39.042 1.010 23 152.008 10 14 Randy de Puniet Ducati 1’39.779 1.747 20 150.885 11 65 Loris Capirossi Ducati 1’39.848 1.816 20 150.781 12... Read more
Crutchlow looking forward to learn new circuit at full fitness
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team riders Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow return to action after a long break this weekend when the 2011 MotoGP World Championship resumes at the Estoril track in Portugal. The Portuguese Grand Prix will provide impressive rookie Crutchlow with another steep learning curve. The British rider... Read more
Portuguese GP: Estoril Weekend Preview
MotoGP Almost four weeks after the Jerez round – the extended break being due to the postponement of the Japanese GP until October – the MotoGP World Championship returns to action at Estoril this weekend, where the bwin Grande Prémio de Portugal hosts Round 3 of the 2011 season. This... Read more
Crutchlow begins recovery after successful arm surgery
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Cal Crutchlow has undergone successful surgery in Modena, Italy, to cure a right arm problem that has troubled the talented British rider in the first two races of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship. The 2009 World Supersport champion underwent a routine operation at the... Read more
Crutchlow crashes to 8th after reaching for the podium in action-packed race
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team riders Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow both mounted a brilliant challenge for the podium in an incident-packed and dramatic Spanish MotoGP race at the Jerez circuit in Spain today. The 27-lap race got underway under grey and gloomy skies and conditions proved to be some... Read more