Karel Abraham, Jorge Lorenzo, Casey Stoner, Valentino Rossi and Alvaro Bautista were the MotoGP riders fielding questions at the Cardion ab Grand Prix Ceské republiky press conference on Thursday at Brno.
Many battles developed Sunday at Sachsenring, Germany, for Round 9 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship.
The biggest battle was up front between Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo, and Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa.
Due to a flawless and patient performance Saturday at Assen, Ben Spies became the first American to win a MotoGP race since Laguna Seca in 2006.
This was also Spies maiden win in MotoGP, the Yamaha Factory Racing rider of Texas taking victory in his sophomore year of GP competition.
As the 2011 MotoGP Championship riders prepped for this Sunday’s Catalunya GP, weather conditions at Friday’s Free Practice sessions didn’t allow teams to obtain proper setup.
2011 MotoGP Rider Talk
Casey Stoner was unstoppable at Round 4 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship in Le Mans, France, Sunday afternoon.
After mid-race battle with Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa, the Australian Stoner got out front and began distancing himself from the field, never to be challenged again.
Rizla Suzuki MotoGP
Six weeks following his crash at practice for the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship, Alvaro Bauita returned for Round 3 in Estoril last weekend.
2011 Estoril MotoGP Test
Just as Valentino Rossi quickly returned to the 2010 MotoGP Championship after breaking his leg in Mugello, Alvaro Bautista equally impressed with his return at Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix.
2011 Portugal MotoGP
Forty-two days after breaking his left femur at the season opener in Qatar, Rizla Suzuki’s Alvaro Bautista is planning his return to 2011 MotoGP, hoping to race at Estoril this weekend.