FIM Announces Environmental Pledge
Welcome news for those who love the sport and who care about environmental matters (the two need never be exclusive)… Today the FIM have released a press statement affirming a pledge towards sustainable development for MotoGP, including the implementation of a number of environmental programmes. This is the statement released... Read more
Outstanding Crutchlow qualifies for second row at Catalunya
Cal Crutchlow will start tomorrow’s Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya from sixth position on the grid after the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider produced another outstanding qualifying performance this afternoon. The 2009 World Supersport champion was a serious contender for the top six throughout today’s session, run in warmer... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay 1 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’42.413 – 2 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’42.429 0.016 3 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’42.728 0.315 4 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’42.742 0.329 5 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 1’42.749 0.336 6 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 1’43.202 0.789 7 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 1’43.223 0.810 8 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’43.228 0.815 9 19 Alvaro Bautista Suzuki 1’43.447 1.034 10 8 Héctor Barberá Ducati 1’43.656 1.243 11 7 Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 1’43.734 1.321 12 14 Randy de Puniet Ducati 1’43.764 1.351 13 65 Loris Capirossi Ducati 1’44.068 1.655 14 24 Toni Elías Honda 1’44.510 2.097 15 17 Karel Abraham Ducati 1’45.661 3.248 16 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha – – Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’42.691 17 165.712 2 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’42.813 0.122 20 165.516 3 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’43.130 0.439 18 165.007 4 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’43.478 0.787 23 164.452 5 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 1’43.628 0.937 21 164.214 6 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’43.669 0.978 19 164.149 7 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 1’43.883 1.192 19 163.811 8 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 1’44.364 1.673 19 163.056 9 65 Loris Capirossi Ducati 1’44.457 1.766 18 162.911 10 19 Alvaro Bautista Suzuki 1’44.504 1.813 19 162.837 11 17 Karel Abraham Ducati 1’44.510 1.819 19 162.828 12 14... Read more
Fast learner Crutchlow shines again on first day at new track
The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team started the Catalunya MotoGP round in Spain with a day of contrasting fortunes for Cal Crutchlow and Colin Edwards. Crutchlow once again demonstrated his expert skill at learning new tracks fast to finish seventh fastest on the combined timesheets, the British rider producing another... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’42.940 11 165.311 2 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’43.468 0.528 15 164.468 3 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 1’43.603 0.663 15 164.253 4 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’43.810 0.870 9 163.926 5 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’44.859 1.919 14 162.286 6 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 1’44.944 2.004 15 162.155 7 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 1’45.136 2.196 12 161.858 8 7 Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 1’45.666 2.726 20 161.047 9 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’45.715 2.775 17 160.972 10 19 Alvaro Bautista Suzuki 1’45.751 2.811 20 160.917 11 24 Toni Elías Honda 1’45.760 2.820 16 160.903 12 14... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’43.918 12 163.756 2 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’44.404 0.486 11 162.993 3 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’44.643 0.725 12 162.621 4 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’44.646 0.728 12 162.616 5 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 1’44.730 0.812 12 162.486 6 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha 1’44.768 0.850 16 162.427 7 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 1’44.797 0.879 14 162.382 8 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’44.799 0.881 15 162.379 9 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 1’44.844 0.926 15 162.309 10 7 Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 1’45.332 1.414 16 161.557 11 14 Randy de Puniet Ducati 1’45.821 1.903 13 160.811 12... Read more
The Catalan Grand Prix, held on 5 June, is run at the Circuit de Catalunya which is located 25km north of the Spanish city of Barcelona. Hugely popular with Spanish fans, and with a proliferation of Spanish riders on the grid, the atmosphere is always charged. It is one of... Read more