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2011 MotoGP Standings
Following is the final 2011 MotoGP Point Standings and race-by-race results
The closest finish of the 2011 MotoGP Championship occurred at the season finale in Valencia after Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner beat Yamaha Factory Racing’s Ben Spies to the line by a mere 0.015 of a second.
2011 Ducati MotoGP
Two weeks ago (Aug. 5, 2011), Ducati MotoGP’s Nicky Hayden piloted a Ducati 1198 SP at the newly refurbished Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Ducati teammate of Valentino Rossi became the first man to lap the Indy circuit, which was repaved from Turn 5 to 16, an area that plagued the MotoGP grid with bumps.
Motorcycle Racing History
A loyal Yamaha rider – and later Yamaha Motor Europe employee – in the FIM world championships from 1968 until his retirement in 1975, Kent Andersson not only brought Yamaha two 125cc Grand Prix titles but was also notable for being the only world champion to emerge from Sweden.
It’s official – the 2011 Japanese Grand Prix will go on as planned Oct. 2, says Dorna Sports, the governing body of MotoGP.
The news arrived after the FIM and Dorna received the final, official report from ARPA, who was hired to investigate the radiation levels at Motegi to ensure fan/MotoGP paddock safety.