Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Rossi Test Ducati GP11

Rossi on Ducati GP11

Valentino Rossi finally test the Ducati Desmosedici GP11, at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia, Spain, on Tuesday (11/09/2010).The rain that had flushed the Ricardo Tormo in the morning, making today's testing session postponed. The riders was finally able to do the testing at 12 noon, local time.Rossi tested new GP11 at 12:20. All the photographers and the media that have been waiting for this momentum gathered in the front of Rossi's paddock.The two-day test session will be used to decide, what type of machine they(Ducati) will use for next season, the big bang or Screamer type.
According to Franco Battaini (Ducati test rider who also had been Rossi's rival on GP125cc) the screamer type is quite appropriate with Rossi's racing style, but Rossi will continue to try both types so Rossi could really feel the difference between the two machines.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Lorenzo became the fastest in Sepang qualifying session

Jorge Lorenzo became the fastest after recording the fastest time of 2 minutes 1537 seconds in the Malaysian MotoGP Qualifying session on Saturday (09/10/2010), . Being in pole position, practically Lorenzo has a favorable position to confirm themselves as the champions.
While in the second position is occupied by Nicky Hayden with 2 minutes 01 637 seconds.
Andrea Dovizioso looks trying hard to get a pretty favorable position to start the race. Repsol Honda rider will be in third position.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Lorenzo Win, Rossi Back to Podium

Jorge Lorenzo showed toughness by winning the U.S GP. This is his sixth victory in this season. Lorenzo who started from pole position, made a bad start. He passed by Dani Pedrosa, Casey Stoner and Ben Spies, but he managed to fix its position in the next few laps until he came in second place, behind Dani Pedrosa. Pedrosa's less fortunate, he fell on lap eleven, and Lorenzo continued to lead the race until the end.
Valentino Rossi, who has not recovered 100% successfully reached the third podium position after taking over Dovizioso. The second podium achieved by Ducati rider, Casey Stoner.

United States GP Result:

1.  Jorge Lorenzo         Fiat Yamaha            43m54.873s
2.  Casey Stoner          Ducati Marlboro       + 3.517s
3.  Valentino Rossi       Fiat Yamaha            + 13.420s
4.  Andrea Dovizioso   Repsol Honda           + 14.188s
5.  Nicky Hayden        Ducati Marlboro       + 14.601s
6.  Ben Spies              Tech 3 Yamaha        + 19.037s
7.  Colin Edwards       Tech 3 Yamaha        + 40.721s
8.  Marco Melandri     Gresini Honda          + 47.219s
9.  Loris Capirossi       Rizla Suzuki            + 52.812s
10. Mika Kallio           Pramac Ducati         + 52.814s
11. Alex de Angelis     Interwetten Honda    + 1m14.089s
12. Roger Hayden      LCR Honda              + 1m14.666s


1. Aleix Espargaro   Pramac Ducati
2. Marco Simoncelli  Gresini Honda
3. Dani Pedrosa      Repsol Honda
4. Hector Barbera    Aspar Ducati
5. Alvaro Bautista   Rizla Suzuki

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Lorenzo's Pole Position (Again)

United States Grand Prix will begin with Lorenzo in pole position. Jorge Lorenzo occupies pole position after recorded the best time of one minute 20 978 seconds on the MotoGP qualifying session at Laguna Seca circuit. Meanwhile, Casey Stoner, who had become the fastest on the first free practice session, occupies the second position, just behind Lorenzo, having recorded a best time of 1 minute 21 169 seconds in the qualifying session. The third and fourth positions are occupied by Andrea Doviziozo and Dani Pedrosa from Repsol Honda. Host rider, Ben Spies, will start the race from fifth position.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Pedrosa win, and "WOW" for Rossi

After a crash and red flag was raised (read Red Flag! Red Flag!), MotoGP race at Sachsenring, Germany, starting again with 21 laps. Pedrosa who led since the start, managed to occupy the top podium at the Sachsenring. Meanwhile, Lorenzo who got involved in a fierce competition with Pedrosa should be satisfied with a second podium. Valentino Rossi was perform surprisingly, considering he has not 100% recovered from his injuries. He was able to compete, and could take over the position of Casey Stoner. Unfortunately Rossi had to settle with no podium this time after Stoner managed to overtake Rossi in the final corner before the finish line.

German MotoGP Race Result :
1. Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda (28m50.476s)
2. Jorge Lorenzo - Fiat Yamaha (+ 3.355s)
3. Casey Stoner - Ducati Marlboro (+ 5.257s)
4. Valentino Rossi - Fiat Yamaha (+ 5.623s)
5. Andrea Dovizioso - Repsol Honda (+ 17.158s)
6. Marco Simoncelli - Honda Gresini (+ 17.757s)
7. Nicky Hayden - Ducati Marlboro (+ 17.935s)
8. Ben Spies - Tech 3 Yamaha (+ 20.957s)
9. Hector Barbera - Paginas Amarillas Aspar (+ 22.000s)
10. Marco Melandri - Honda Gresini (+ 35.217s)
11. Loris Capirossi - Rizla Suzuki (+ 45.042s)
12. Alex de Angelis - Interwetten Honda (+ 45.204s)

D.N.F ;
1. Mika Kallio - Pramac Ducati
2. Randy de Puniet - LCR Honda
3. Aleix Espargaro - Pramac Ducati
4. Alvaro Bautista - Rizla Suzuki
5. Colin Edwards - Tech 3 Yamaha

Red Flag! Red Flag!

Sachsenring - MotoGP race at Sachsenring, Germany, stopped for a while after the red flag was raised because of severe accidents on the ninth lap. Accidents involving Randy de Puniet, Aleix Espargaro and Alvaro Bautista. Randy de Puniet fell off, but his bike was still in the middle of the track. Aleix Espargaro and Alvaro Bautista who was behind de Puniet crashed into it. It is possible that Randy de Puniet, and Aleix Espargaro suffered serious injury.

Meanwhile, world champion Valentino Rossi, who has not recovered 100% from his leg injury had recorded the Fastest Lap on lap four. Temporary position, the race was led by Lorenzo, followed by Pedrosa in second position, Stoner in third position, fourth Doviziozo, and Rossi was fifth.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Lorenzo Pole, Rossi Fifth

Sachsenring - Jorge Lorenzo took pole position for German GP in 2010. The Fiat Yamaha rider became the fastest in the MotoGP qualifying session at the Sachenring, Saturday (17/07/2010), with a record time of 1 minute 21 817 seconds.

Thursday, July 15, 2010


Valentino Rossi has given full permission to compete at the German MotoGP this weekend, after a medical assessment at the Sachsenring on Thursday.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Rossi's 2nd Test

Brno - Valentino Rossi's second test at the Brno Circuit, Czech Republic, Monday (07/12/2010), running smoothly. However, the MotoGP world champion was delaying the decision about when he will return to racing. Rossi riding a Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike, the same bike he used in a test last week at Misano.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Stoner Decided to Join Honda

This 2010 season will be the end of togetherness between Casey Stoner and Ducati. The Australian rider had decided to leave Ducati this season and riding for Honda next season. Stoner joined Ducati in 2007. He immediately made a surprise by winning the season. Since then, Stoner was unable to continue success with the Italian team.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Rossi's Targets: Come Back in Sachsenring

Misano - Valentino Rossi said he wanted to comeback soon. But he can not provide certainty, because his condition was still not 100 percent. After a month absence due to injury at Mugello, today he was doing tests on Yamaha World Superbike YZF-R1 motorcycle. The test is divided into two sessions.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Rossi Recovered Quickly

Misano - Valentino Rossi has a chance to get back to racing more quickly than expected. MotoGP world champion is now being prepared to ride the bike again after resting for a month because of a broken leg. The Doctor rumored to be riding a Yamaha in Misano Circuit, Wednesday (07/09/2010).
"Rossi has done a very quick healing injury since the injury on June 5. He decided to test his physical condition by riding motorcycles again. Driving a motorcycle will help Rossi, and it was a plan from his doctor. The test will use the YZF-R1 motorcycle, using a machine provided by the Yamaha Superbike Team," said Yamaha told Reuters on Wednesday (07/07/2010).

Monday, July 5, 2010

It's Lorenzo Again!

Catalunya - Jorge Lorenzo recorded a third win in a row after winning the first podium in MotoGP race held in Catalunya, Sunday (07/04/2010). The second podium achieved by Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner in third. With this result, Lorenzo maintained his position in top of the riders championship standings with 165 points, followed by Dani Pedrosa in second place with 113 points and Andrea Dovizioso in third place with 89 points.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Lorenzo led the race again

Catalunya - For the third time in succession, Jorge Lorenzo will start the race from pole position. He's become the fastest racer in the Catalunya MotoGP qualifying session. Previously, he also started the race from pole position in the UK and Netherlands. It all ended with the first podium.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Pedrosa ready to face Lorenzo at Catalunya

Madrid - Dani Pedrosa ready to compete with his compatriot, Jorge Lorenzo, to win the race at Catalunya. He is targeting a second victory this season.
Competition between the two Spaniard will be exciting, because the races will be held on their homelands. Pedrosa more confident, after sticking Lorenzo in second place at Assen last week. Pedrosa claimed no fear to face the threat of Lorenzo who appears consistent with winning four races in MotoGP this season.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

The Invincible Lorenzo

Assen - Fiat Yamaha rider, Jorge Lorenzo was unstoppable to record a victory at the Dutch MotoGP, held at the Assen circuit on Saturday (6/26/2010). Lorenzo led the race since the first lap, Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner was unable to catch up.
Originally, Pedrosa struggling to stop the barrage of Lorenzo's victory. Unfortunately, during the 26th lap, the Repsol Honda rider was unable to pursue Lorenzo.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Lorenzo's Second Pole Positions

Assen - Fiat Yamaha rider, Jorge Lorenzo took pole position again at the Dutch MotoGP, Saturday (06/26/2010). Lorenzo was able to prove the toughness as a strong candidate world champions. In the qualifying session on Friday (6/25/2010), the young Spanish rider became the fastest in Assen after recording the best time of 1 minute 34 515 seconds.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Lorenzo Win Again

Silverstone - Jorge Lorenzo maintain its position at the top of the MotoGP  riders championship with 115 points, after winning the British MotoGP on Sunday (06/20/2010).
Lorenzo dominated the race. He led the race from start to finish, and successfully won this series with up to six seconds ahead of the opponent behind her, Andrea Dovizioso.
three positions in this race was claimed by Ben Spies. This is the first podium in MotoGP for him.