One man simply dominated the entire Silverstone MotoGP weekend – Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner.
During Friday’s practice sessions, the Australian began lapping faster than last year’s track records, and continued the pace throughout qualifying and Sunday’s extremely wet race.
Spoiler Alert: 2011 Silverstone MotoGP results below.
The conditions for Sunday’s MotoGP round in Silvestone were very similar to Jerez – extremely slippery due to rain.
But the results were not even close to Jerez round.
When the third and final practice session was complete, Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner had scored another trifecta.
The Australian swapped the lead time with San Carlo Honda Gresini’s Marco Simoncelli, but towards the end of FP3 Stoner posted a 2:03.487, which remained the top time.
Same results, different track. This seems to be the trend in MotoGP Free Practice sessions for one rider, Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner.
Last weekend, Monster Tech 3 Yamaha’s Colin Edwards crashed and broke his shoulder during practice for Catalunya MotoGP, which caused him to miss his string of 141 successive GP races since debuting in 2003.
Spoiler Alert: 2011 Catalunya MotoGP results below
Round 5 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship at Catalunya began a string of six races in just eight weeks. And from the outset, it was intense.