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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
Jorge Lorenzo put his lack of speed in Friday practice at Phillip Island down to illness as well as a lack of grip. The title contender was only sixth fastest today, and was a second adrift of his Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi. Lorenzo also had a minor crash at the... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time | Gap 1. Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1m31.032s 2. Casey Stoner Ducati 1m31.167s ... Read more
The 2009 FIM MotoGP World Championship season continues to near its climax at Phillip Island over the weekend of 16th-18th October, as the battle for the title intensifies in Australia. Jorge Lorenzo narrowed the gap on his Fiat Yamaha team-mate, reigning champion and current standings leader Valentino Rossi with victory... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo dominated a largely uneventful Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril, and greatly reduced the points gap to title leader Valentino Rossi, while Yamaha won the constructors’ championship. The Spaniard, who qualified on pole yesterday, lost a position to perfect starter Dani Pedrosa when the lights went out, but regained... Read more
After taking his first pole since Laguna Seca Jorge Lorenzo was pleased with the work he and his Fiat Yamaha crew had undertaken on Saturday at the bwin.com Grande Premio de Portugal, especially as he has been fastest in every session so far this weekend. “It’s been quite a few... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo credited a set-up breakthrough for his first pole position since Laguna Seca in July. The Spaniard said struggled to get to grips with the soft Bridgestones in recent rounds, hampering his efforts to out-qualify his Yamaha team-mate and title rival Valentino Rossi. But he had no such problems at... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time | Gap 1. Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 1m36.214s 2. Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1m36.474s +... Read more
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