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MotoGP ■ Jorge Lorenzo took his first MotoGP victory last year at the Portuguese GP in only his third race in the elite class which took him to the top of the championship table equal on points with Pedrosa. This was Lorenzo’s first ever win at the Estoril circuit. ■ Dani... Read more
(*Pictured: Alvaro Bautista celebrates his stunning 2006 win) This will be the tenth year that the Portuguese Grand Prix has been held at the Estoril circuit. Prior to moving to Estoril there had been two previous Portuguese Grand Prix events, both hosted in Spain; at Jarama in 1987 and Jerez... Read more
MotoGP The first of a concluding quartet of rounds in the 2009 FIM MotoGP World Championship season takes place this coming weekend at Estoril. As Valentino Rossi prepares to make his 100th appearance on a Yamaha factory machine, in the bwin.com Grande Premio de Portugal, at a venue where he has... Read more
Dani Pedrosa’s preparations for the 2009 MotoGP World Championship were severely disrupted when he crashed heavily in the official night test held in Qatar in March, resulting in injuries to his left knee and wrist, both of which required surgery just a month before round one. Returning to the Losail... Read more
Dani Pedrosa was joined by 250cc rider Héctor Barberá and Repsol sponsored Dakar Rally winner Marc Coma in a successful expedition to the top of Mont Blanc, earlier this week, as part of the ‘Desafío Extremo’ (Extreme Challenge) programme presented by Jesús Calleja on Spanish television channel Cuatro TV. In... Read more
Dani Pedrosa says the only reason why he is staying at the Honda team for another year is because there were not openings at Yamaha. The Spaniard and team-mate Andrea Dovizioso were confirmed at Repsol Honda for another year last weekend, but the Spanish rider made it clear HRC was... Read more
Dani Pedrosa believes he was fortunate to take third in the San Marino Grand Prix after his Honda cut out on the slowing down lap following the chequered flag. The stranded Spaniard had to ride back to the pits on the rear of Toni Elias’ Gresini Honda after the problem.... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time/Gap 1. Valentino Rossi Yamaha 44m32.882s 2. Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha + 2.416s 3.... Read more
• Misano is one of just three current circuits at which Dani Pedrosa has not had a MotoGP podium; the others are Indianapolis and Phillip Island. • Third on the grid, Jorge Lorenzo has maintained his record of qualifying on the front row at every race in 2009. Following... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time | Gap 1. Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1m34.338s 2. Dani Pedrosa Honda ... Read more