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Jorge Lorenzo’s second season in MotoGP was one to remember for the 22 year-old, as he improved on his final standing of fourth in his rookie year of 2008 to cause real problems for team mate Valentino Rossi. Displaying his strength from the start, Lorenzo finished on the podium in... Read more
There were 150 attendees at a gala dinner hosted by Jorge Lorenzo’s official fan club on Friday, as the 2009 MotoGP World Championship runner-up enjoyed an event at which five of his ‘alter egos’ wore designs displayed by the Mallorcan rider at various stages this season. There was also a... Read more
It was a victory on home soil for Dani Pedrosa at the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana, as the Repsol Honda man enjoyed a start-to-finish win in the final race of the 2009 season. The drama started before the race had even commenced, as pole position holder Casey... Read more
Fourth place in the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix was not enough for Jorge Lorenzo to prevent Valentino Rossi from securing this year’s title, after a mechanical fault meant the Spaniard started the race from the back of the grid. Having qualified in second behind Rossi for the race,... Read more
Valentino Rossi claimed his seventh MotoGP title and his ninth world championship in total by fighting back to third in a wet Malaysian Grand Prix dominated by Casey Stoner. While Stoner (Ducati) blitzed the field from the outset, Rossi had to recover from a first corner error that dropped him... Read more
Valentino Rossi will start the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in pole position, as he bids to secure the 2009 FIM MotoGP World Championship at Sepang on Sunday. A best lap of 2’00.518 in qualifying secured the reigning champion pole position for the seventh time this season, with Jorge... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo made a strong start to his Malaysian Grand Prix weekend by beating Casey Stoner to the fastest time in Friday practice. Just 0.064 seconds separated the Yamaha and the Ducati at the end of the session after a tight battle in the final minutes. Stoner and the two Yamahas... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo may have conceded valuable ground to rival Valentino Rossi in the fight for the World Championship, but the Spaniard refused to be downbeat after his crash at Phillip Island. Lorenzo touched bikes with Ducati Marlboro rider Nicky Hayden at turn one of the first lap and ran off,... Read more
The most significant moment of the Australian Grand Prix – and perhaps the 2009 title battle – occurred within yards of the start, when Lorenzo (Yamaha) tagged the rear of Nicky Hayden’s Ducati going into Doohan curve. That unbalanced both riders, and while Hayden speared through the gravel but was... Read more
Casey Stoner will start from pole position for his home grand prix at Phillip Island for the second year in a row. The Australian Ducati rider was dominant for most of the hour, and fended off a strong late challenge from Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi. The result is only Stoner’s second pole... Read more