Sepang MotoGP Test
At the second official pre-season test of 2011 MotoGP next week, the Sepang International Circuit will host a donation campaign that helps the recent flood victims in Malaysia.
In his second blog entry for the 2011 MotoGP season, Repsol’s Dani Pedrosa discussed the physical condition of his healing shoulder, and some of his rivals, including Valentino Rossi.
The first tests of the season in Malaysia ended on a positive note for Andrea Dovizioso. His times on the 2011 Repsol Honda RC212V placed him among the top times in Malaysia, achieving results that confirm the excellent start of the Repsol rider and set the path to follow in the approaching MotoGP World Championship.
After World Champion Jorge Lorenzo signed off his victorious MotoGP season by taking nine wins in 2010 and shedding his dominate teammate Valentino Rossi, the Spaniard is now the prime commander of the 2011 YZR-M1 motorcycle.
Cal Crutchlow and his new Tech 3 Yamaha Team concluded a successful start to preparations for the 2011 MotoGP world championship, with significant progress made at the end of a three-day test at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia.
The opening round of motorcycle testing for the 2011 MotoGP championship season has ended all the arm-chair racer’s arguments about who would be the world’s fastest man on two-wheels in the opening salvo.
MotoGP in Thailand
Yamaha Factory motorcycle racers Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies took a detour to Thailand on their way home from the official MotoGP test in Malaysia. The MotoGP stars spent the day with over 10,000 Yamaha fans in Bangkok at a special one-off brand event.
Sepang MotoGP Test 1
Rizla Suzuki has completed the first MotoGP test of 2011 in positive spirits, even though Alvaro Bautista was unable to take part in the final day of testing at Sepang due to illness.
At the first official MotoGP test session of the 2011 season, Dani Pedrosa showed much promise. The Repsol Honda rider continues to recover from a broken collarbone, but this didn’t affect his performance during the three-day test at Sepang this week.
Fiat Yamaha had their first official MotoGP test of 2011 at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia. Yamaha Factory Racing Team riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies spent the three days on track evaluating a number of development steps for the 2011 Yamaha YZR-M1 ahead of the new race season.