Highlights from day Two of MotoGP’s Valencia test
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In a hard-fought MotoGP™ race at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello
It was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who stormed to a dominant victory ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso. Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa led into turn one, however Lorenzo got past into the lead within a few bends, as the grid diced for positions in the early stages.
Ducati Corse Director Filippo Preziosi talks 2011 Desmo
The Ducati General Director gave an insight into the main characteristics of the new GP11 in an interview. Following the presentation of the Ducati Desmosedici GP11 on Wednesday the creative mind behind the machine, Filippo Preziosi, gave a detailed technical insight into the major characteristics of the prototype that Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden will ride in 2011.
On his last appearance for the Ducati team
“We had some problems over the two sessions with a small vibration in one of the bikes and we lost some time trying to work out what it was” – Casey Stoner. Stoner looks set to fight for a 24th and final Ducati victory on his last appearance for the team, after a strong showing in both of Friday’s practice sessions at Valencia.
Casey Stoner wins the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island
Casey Stoner will never be beaten as a Ducati rider at his home Australian Grand Prix, after taking his fourth Phillip Island win in a row on Sunday. The #27, moving to Honda next year, never gave the opposition a chance as he bolted from pole to a two-second lead after just two laps.
Round 15: Malaysian Grand Prix – Qualifying Sepang International Circuit
After qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, the first opportunity for Jorge Lorenzo to seal his first premier class world title, it was the Spaniard who came out on top after just getting ahead of Nicky Hayden on his penultimate lap.
With dominating victory in Japan Round 14: Japanese Grand Prix at Race Twin Ring Motegi
Ducati Team’s Casey Stoner took his second victory in a row today at Motegi from third on the grid, catapulting himself into an early lead that he never relinquished, despite pressure throughout from pole man Andrea Dovizioso of Repsol Honda who crossed the line in second.
Dani Pedrosa has taken his second victory of the 2010 MotoGP season during a restarted German Grand Prix at Sachsenring
The Repsol Honda rider had been a close second to world championship leader Jorge Lorenzo when the race was stopped on lap ten of 27, after a fiery accident involving Randy de Puniet (LCR Honda), Aleix Espargaro (Pramac Ducati) and Alvaro Bautista (Rizla Suzuki).
Lorenzo (Yamaha) trailed de Puniet’s time until the final sector of his best lap
Jorge Lorenzo beat star independent rider Randy de Puniet to Silverstone pole, while third-placed Dani Pedrosa had a big accident at the end of the session. De Puniet was the sensation of qualifying, putting his LCR Honda on provisional pole and extending the margin shortly afterward.
MotoGP Round 4: Italian GP race report
Opting for Bridgestone’s hard compound slicks front and rear, Dani Pedrosa took victory for the Repsol Honda Team at Mugello in decisive style, setting a new lap record on only the fifth lap of the race and consistently lapping faster than the existing lap record. The Spaniard was the only rider to lap in the 1m 49second bracket.