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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
Julián Simón’s crash at Estoril has done little to decrease his chances of claiming the 125cc world title with three races remaining, and the Spanish rider is well placed to claim that crown in Australia. A win at Phillip Island for Simón would deliver him the title regardless of... Read more
I posted on the forum at the time – “Did anybody else just see that????” Thankfully at least one photographer did… Great shot. Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time1. Marco Simoncelli Gilera 39:02.5532. Alvaro Bautista Aprilia + 0.2233. Mika Kallio KTM ... Read more
Pos | Rider | Bike | Time 1. Mike di Meglio Derbi 37:55.589 2. Stefan Bradl Aprilia + 10.255 3. Gabor Talmacsi ... Read more
A nerve-shredding 25 lap race at Phillip Island eventually saw Alvaro come in a very close (0.223) second to Simoncelli, and ahead of Mika Kallio in third.Third off the grid, he was first within seconds and spent the rest of the race trading back and forth with the Italian,... Read more
250cc 3rd Álvaro Bautista: 1.32.917 (21 laps): “It’s a shame we had a little setback halfway through the session, when the bike developed an electrical fault and I had to come in to swap for bike number two, which had a different configuration. We worked hard to adapt it and... Read more
Pos | Rider | Nation | Team | Lap time 1 M. SIMONCELLI ITA Metis Gilera 1’32.0752 M. KALLIO FIN Red Bull KTM 250 + 0.7873 A. BAUTISTA SPA Mapfre Aspar Team + 0.8424 H. AOYAMA JPN Red Bull KTM 250 + 0.9735 H. FAUBEL SPA Mapfre Aspar Team +... Read more
Pos | Rider | Nation | Team | Lap time 1 M. DI MEGLIO FRA Ajo Motorsport 1’37.5532 B. SMITH GBR Polaris World + 0.2383 S. BRADL GER Grizzly Gas Kiefer Racing + 0.4814 N. TEROL SPA Jack & Jones WRB + 0.5575 A. IANNONE ITA I.C. Team + 0.6896... Read more