Dani Pedrosa had some positive results in the first three races in the 2011 MotoGP Championship, the Spaniard finishing third at Qatar, second at Jerez and then winning at Estoril.
Estoril, Portugal, round three of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship. An unpredictable circuit given its proximity to the ocean, where strong winds can whip in rain and cold. Or, just as easily deliver classic Portugal sun.
The second AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport was halted within seconds of the start, then-second-place runner RoadracingWorld.com’s Benny Solis the first of two highsides, with the Yamaha-mounted Travis Ohge being spit off the opposite side of the track a split-second later.