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Pos | Nº | Rider | Bike | Time | Gap | Laps | km/h 1 40 Héctor Barberá Aprilia 1’34.338 17 169.738 2 35 Raffaele De Rosa Honda 1’34.911 0.573 24 168.713 3 16 Jules Cluzel Aprilia 1’34.927 0.589 24 168.685 4 63 Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 1’35.013 0.675 23 168.532 5 55 Hector Faubel Honda 1’35.085 0.747 25 168.405 6 75 Mattia Pasini Aprilia 1’35.119 0.781 23 168.344 7 14 R.Wilairot Honda 1’35.132 0.794 24 168.321 8 6 Alex Debon Aprilia 1’35.150 0.812 21 168.290 9 17 Karel Abraham Aprilia 1’35.219 0.881 27 168.168 10 58 Marco Simoncelli Gilera 1’35.318 0.980 25 167.993 11... Read more
The MotoGP World Championship makes the antepenultimate stop of its global tour this weekend at the Phillip Island. With the Malaysian round set to follow just seven days later, the paddock will not return to Europe until the final round at Valencia but the hours of travelling and jetlag... Read more
Marco Simoncelli has dominated the 250cc Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril as the other podium positions remained unknown several minutes after the end of the race. The Gilera rider, after an ordinary start from third on the grid and a difficult first lap that saw him drop back to sixth,... Read more
The closest qualifying session for a long while in the 250cc class took place at Estoril this afternoon, with no fewer than eight riders fighting for pole until the final moments. Once again there was a strong Spanish flavour to the action, with Álvaro Bautista and Héctor Barberá contesting... Read more
The Selection Committee comprising delegates of the FIM, Dorna and IRTA met on the 2nd October in Estoril to select the teams which will be invited to participate in 2010. Teams comprising a total of 39 riders were accepted. Teams comprising a total of 10 riders were placed on a... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time | Laps 1. Hector Barbera Aprilia 1m40.596s 19 2. Alvaro Bautista Aprilia 1m40.654s + 0.058s 22 3. Marco Simoncelli Gilera 1m40.684s + 0.088s 21 4. Hiroshi Aoyama Honda 1m40.879s + 0.283s 21 5. Alex Debon Aprilia 1m41.008s + 0.412s 13 6. Raffaele De Rosa Honda 1m41.169s + 0.573s... 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
FIM president Vito Ippolito has issued an open letter to MotoGP riders, clearly triggered by the appalling racing and equally appalling sportsmanship and post-race conduct of Andrea Iannone at Misano (although the riding with brain engaged and not confusing ‘hard’ with ‘idiotic’ tone of it all could equally apply... 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