Pos Nº Rider Bike Time Delay Laps km/h 1 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 1’22.823 23 159.564 2 27 Casey Stoner Honda 1’23.004 0.181 15 159.216 3 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1’23.046 0.223 24 159.135 4 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 1’23.205 0.382 22 158.831 5 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 1’23.355 0.532 23 158.545 6 17 Karel Abraham Ducati 1’23.416 0.593 23 158.430 7 8 Héctor Barberá Ducati 1’23.433 0.610 23 158.397 8 14 Randy de Puniet Ducati 1’23.534 0.711 25 158.206 9 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 1’23.558 0.735 24 158.160 10 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha 1’23.594 0.771 20 158.092 11 26 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 1’23.604 0.781 19 158.073 12... Read more
Exclusive Interview with Michael Bartholemy, Part I: “There is nothing to compare with Moto2”
In the racing circus Michael Bartholemy is a real trouper, having spent two decades in the paddocks of the world. After racing bikes himself for some years, he started to manage teams in Supersport & Superbike before making his entrance to the MotoGP scene with Kawasaki until the team... Read more
German GP, Sachsenring Preview: MotoGP, Moto2 & 125cc
MotoGP After a weekend off the premier class again goes into back-to-back rounds of action as the 2011 MotoGP World Championship reaches its halfway stage with the eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland. Sachsenring follows a short break after the rounds at Assen and Mugello, races which have seen the factory... Read more
After a week’s break since the Italian Grand Prix, MotoGP gets underway again in Germany on 17 July with the first of a back-to-back pairing of races that marks the end of the busiest period of the season with six races in eight weeks. At the start of the year... Read more
Yet another new track for Crutchlow – “Sachsenring looks really good on TV”
The 2011 MotoGP World Championship reaches the halfway stage this weekend with Monster Yamaha Tech 3 riders Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow determined to deliver strong performances at Germany’s Sachsenring circuit. This weekend presents another big challenge for British rookie Crutchlow, who will be making his Sachsenring debut. The 25-year-old... Read more
Italian Grand Prix, Mugello: Bridgestone Debrief
The Italian Grand Prix was the eighth round of the season and the sixth to have at least one MotoGP session interrupted by rain. After dry and hot starts to Friday and Saturday, each afternoon brought rain that cut short both the second free practice and the qualifying session.... Read more
Italian Grand Prix, Mugello: Bridgestone Race Review
Jorge Lorenzo used his hard front and rear Bridgestone slicks to best effect today, overcoming Casey Stoner’s early lead of 2.3 seconds to take the lead six laps from the chequered flag and set a new circuit lap record on lap 17 of 23. Building an early lead with great... Read more
Unlucky Crutchlow retires with front tyre issue for second race in a row
Today’s 21-lap race at Mugello ended in premature and disappointing fashion for Cal Crutchlow. The British rider was involved in the captivating tussle that involved Edwards when he experienced a loss of feeling and confidence with the front-end of his YZR-M1 machine in the early stages. Not wanting to risk... Read more