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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.
Honda riders have taken eight victories from the first eleven races of 2011, giving the manufacturer the best season so far since the introduction of the 800cc capacity limit in MotoGP.
Fourth place at the Suzuka 8-Hour race catapulted Team BMW Motorrad France 99 to the top of the FIM Endurance World Championship standings.
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.
The United States Grand Prix is the first overseas race since the opening round in Qatar back in March, and for round ten MotoGP travels to the west coast of California and to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, one of the most famous and iconic circuits on the calendar.
With the 1000cc MotoGP era arriving in 2012, all the riders will have to adapt their riding styles. One rider who has been very talkative about the 1000cc era is Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner.
Following is an interview courtesy of Honda Racing Corporation:
With six of 18 rounds down in the 2011 MotoGP Championship, Valentino Rossi has struggled on the Ducati GP11.
A look at the nine-time world champion Rossi’s untypical 2011 MotoGP results show this: seventh in Qatar, fifth in Jerez, fifth in Estoril, third in Le Mans, fifth in Catalunya and sixth in Silverstone.
Casey Stoner took his third win of the 2011 MotoGP Championship Sunday at Round 5 in Catalunya, Spain. With his wins in the season opener in Qatar and Round 4 in France, Stoner now has 91 points, seven shy of the series’ leader, Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing).