Redding’s Estoril Hopes Ended By Marquez Crash
The Marc VDS Racing Team’s search for its first Moto2 World Championship points of the 2011 campaign continues after Scott Redding was cruelly denied a chance to fight for a podium finish at the Estoril circuit yesterday. Scott was left cursing his bad luck and contemplating what might have been... Read more
FIM Announces Latest News On MotoGP 2012 Applications
The Estoril weekend also saw an update to the FIM’s progress with establishing the teams for participation in the 2012 season. 16 teams not currently participating have applied and that is going to be refined to a final position where there are 14 teams fielding 21 riders. This is the... Read more
Red Bull Ajo Motorsport’s Danny Kent was penalised for a jump start in today’s race at Estoril and had to oblige to a ride through penalty which made him lose many positions, but he finally came through to finish in 15th. Aki Ajo: “Danny Kent crashed in Saturday’s qualifying and... Read more
Webb gutted to just miss out on points
Mahindra rider Danny Webb finished 16th in today’s Portuguese Grand Prix. The 20-year-old Britain came so close to claiming his first points for the new Indian-owned team, but just lost the crucial 15th place with only two of the 23 laps remaining. The only team to build their own engine... Read more
Crutchlow again in the Top 10 at new circuit
Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow continued their excellent start to the 2011 MotoGP World Championship in today’s Portuguese Grand Prix after the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team duo stormed to top eight finishes in Estoril. Crutchlow looked on course to secure his best MotoGP finish of a rookie season in... Read more
Frustrating day for Smith as rear tyre puncture ruins his race
It was a frustrating afternoon for Tech3 Moto2 rider Bradley Smith, who saw his superb bid for another top six finish thwarted by a rear tyre puncture in the early stages of the 26-lap race. The race started on a dry track, but heavy overnight rain meant it was hard... Read more
Pos Nº Rider Bike Laps Time Delay/Retirement 1 18 Nicolas Terol Aprilia 23 41’21.986 2 11 Sandro Cortese Aprilia 23 41’25.657 3.671 3 5 Johann Zarco Derbi 23 41’26.452 4.466 4 25 Maverick Viñales Aprilia 23 41’26.454 4.468 5 94 Jonas Folger Aprilia 23 41’34.126 12.140 6 7 Efrén Vazquez Derbi 23 41’42.290 20.304 7 44 Miguel Oliveira Aprilia 23 41’47.891 25.905 8 39 Luis Salom Aprilia 23 42’08.302 46.316 9 26 Adrián Martín Aprilia 23 42’08.381 46.395 10 15 S.G.Giorgi Aprilia 23 42’11.433 49.447 11 63 M.Zulfahmi Derbi 23 42’13.057 51.071 12 33 Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 42’22.351 1’00.365 13 84 Jakub Kornfeil Aprilia 23 42’22.465 1’00.479 14 31 Niklas Ajo Aprilia 23 42’33.724 1’11.738 15 52 Danny Kent Aprilia 23 42’35.738 1’13.752 16 99 Daniel Webb Mahindra 23 42’37.343 1’15.357 17 76 Hiroki Ono KTM 23 42’40.141 1’18.155 18 77 Marcel Schrötter Mahindra 23 42’49.886 1’27.900 19 30 Giulian Pedone Aprilia 23 42’54.609 1’32.623 20 36... Read more
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