Pos Nº Rider Bike Laps Time Delay/Retirement 1 26 Daniel Pedrosa Honda 28 45’51.483 2 1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 28 45’54.534 3.051 3 27 Casey Stoner Honda 28 45’59.141 7.658 4 4 Andrea Dovizioso Honda 28 46’08.013 16.530 5 46 Valentino Rossi Ducati 28 46’08.038 16.555 6 5 Colin Edwards Yamaha 28 46’24.058 32.575 7 7 Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 28 46’30.232 38.749 8 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 28 46’32.395 40.912 9 69 Nicky Hayden Ducati 28 46’46.370 54.887 10 14 Randy de Puniet Ducati 28 46’51.180 59.697 11 24 Toni Elías Honda 28 46’51.857 1’00.374 12 65 Loris Capirossi Ducati 28 46’53.276 1’01.793 13 19 Alvaro Bautista Suzuki 28 47’15.853 1’24.370 (10) 11 Ben Spies Yamaha 12 20’06.256 Retirement (13) 17 Karel Abraham Ducati 1 1’50.239 Retirement 58 Marco Simoncelli Honda 0 Retirement 8 Héctor Barberá Ducati 0 Retirement Read more
Pos Rider Bike Laps Time/Delay 1 Stefan Bradl Kalex/Honda 26 44:40.765 2 Julian Simon Suter/Honda 26 0.147 3 Yuki Takahashi Moriwaki/Honda 26 6.188 4 Dominique Ägerter Suter/Honda 26 16.822 5 Simone Corsi FTR/Honda 26 17.076 6 Pol Espargaró FTR/Honda 26 25.956 7 Randy Krummenacher Kalex/Honda 26 26.102 8 Alex Baldolini Suter/Honda 26 26.333 9 Mike Di Meglio Tech 3/Honda 26 26.636 10 Esteve Rabat FTR/Honda 26 29.077 11 Claudio Corti Suter/Honda 26 39.637 12 Alex de Angelis Motobi/Honda 26 39.913 13 Andrea Iannone Suter/Honda 26 42.466 14 Ricard Cardus Moriwaki/Honda 26 47.382 15 Axel Pons Pons Kalex/Honda 26 47.406 16 Raffaele De Rosa Moriwaki/Honda 26 48.025 17 Kenny Noyes FTR/Honda 26 52.538 18 Yonni Hernández FTR/Honda 26 53.478 19 Javier Fores Suter/Honda 26 53.938 20 Mattia Pasini FTR/Honda 26 56.089 21 Marc Márquez Suter/Honda 26 1:04.697 22 Michele Pirro Moriwaki/Honda 26 1:04.890 23 Robertino Pietri Suter/Honda 26 1:17.101 24 Santiago Hernández FTR/Honda 26 1:18.110 25 Scott Redding Suter/Honda 26 1:26.190 26 Xavier Simeon Tech 3/Honda 26 1:27.600 27 Anthony West MZ/Honda 26 1:36.540 28 Mashel Al Naimi Moriwaki/Honda 25 1 Lap 29 Bradley Smith Tech 3/Honda 24 2 Laps – Valentin Debise FTR/Honda 23 Retirement – Ratthapark Wilairot FTR/Honda 21 Retirement – Mika Kallio Suter/Honda 18 Retirement – Aleix Espargaró Pons Kalex/Honda 18 Retirement – Kenan Sofuoglu Suter/Honda 17 Retirement – Jules Cluzel Suter/Honda 11 Retirement – Steven Odendaal Suter/Honda 7 Retirement – Thomas Luthi Suter/Honda 4 Retirement Read more
Brad Binder expunged the frustration of the Jerez weekend by totally dominating the first race in Estoril ahead of Arthur Sissis and Lorenzo Baldassarri. The 15 year old South African set off from pole and led from 1st lap to last and even though 15 year old Arthur Sissis... Read more
Redding Hopes For Top Six But Aims Simply For Points
Scott Redding and Mika Kallio are confident they can score the first points of the 2011 Moto2 World Championship for the Marc VDS Racing Team in tomorrow’s Portuguese Grand Prix. Having been one of the star performers during free practice, which Scott finished in fourth position overall, the British rider... Read more
Coghlan abandons Estoril GP after suffering through qualifying with broken hand
It’s been a tough qualifying session for Aeroport de Castelló rider Kev Coghlan today. In a crash in free practice yesterday the Scotsman broke the trapezium in his right hand and despite riding with painkillers today he was not able to ride at a level of comfort that he... Read more
Painful crash ends Kent’s qualifying ambitions
Red Bull Ajo Motorsport’s British rookie rider Danny Kent had to settle for 23rd position in today’s qualifying for the Portuguese Grand Prix after crashing in the middle of the 40-minute session. During the third free practice this morning, which took place on a wet track, Kent was able... Read more
Crutchlow starts Portuguese Grand Prix from excellent third row
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Cal Crutchlow equalled his best qualifying result of his outstanding rookie campaign after the British rider set the eighth quickest time in this afternoon’s session. With small damp patches still littering sections of the 2.599 miles circuit after torrential overnight rain, Edwards and Crutchlow expertly... Read more
Smith targets Top 10 finish at Estoril
Tech 3 Racing Team rider Bradley Smith has targeted a third consecutive top ten finish in tomorrow’s Portuguese Moto2 Grand Prix after he ended as closely fought qualifying session with the 15th fastest time. The British rider was just 0.5s away from a place on the second row of the... Read more