2011 MotoGP Video
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).
Alvaro Bautista returned to action at Estoril just six weeks after breaking his femur in practice for the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship in Qatar.
Though the Rizla Suzuki pilot was the last rider to finish at Estoril, Bautista proved he can overcome the intense process of physical reconditioning needed to compete in the MotoGP Championship.
After a fifth-place finish in the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship in Qatar, it appeared that the sophomore-rider Marco Simoncelli would soon be in contention for the podium.
Rizla Suzuki MotoGP
Six weeks following his crash at practice for the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship, Alvaro Bauita returned for Round 3 in Estoril last weekend.
2011 Portugal MotoGP
Following a three-week hiatus from racing, which was brought on by the postponement of the Japanese round due the tragedy of the tsunami, the MotoGP circus is settling into Estoril, Portugal for the third round of the 2011 season.
2011 Portugal MotoGP
Forty-two days after breaking his left femur at the season opener in Qatar, Rizla Suzuki’s Alvaro Bautista is planning his return to 2011 MotoGP, hoping to race at Estoril this weekend.
Twenty-five days after breaking his leg during practice for the opening round of 2011 MotoGP in Qatar, Rizla Suzuki’s Alvaro Bautista underwent a medical check on his femur in Madrid.
Two weeks after fracturing his left femur during a crash at Free Practice for the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship in Qatar, Alvaro Bautista got some seat time on the Rizla Suzuki GSV-R.
Although Dani Pedrosa suffered from numbness in his left arm, he battled to two podium finishes so far in the 2011 MotoGP Championship: third in Qatar, and second in Jerez.
In hopes of remaining on the podium for the rest of the 2011 MotoGP season, the Respol Honda rider decided to undergo a second surgery after Jerez to help relieve these symptoms.