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Shinya Nakano has given an update on the state of the Twin Ring Motegi circuit, which is due to host Round 15 of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship on October 2nd having been rescheduled following the earthquake which struck in March.
2011 Japan Earthquake
For the second consecutive year, the Japanese Grand Prix has been rescheduled due to Mother Nature.
The FIM reports this year’s Japan MotoGP at Twin Ring Motegi, which was originally scheduled for April 24, has been postponed to Oct. 2 due to the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that devastated the country late last week.
Fiat Yamaha riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo made a promising start to Yamaha’s home Grand Prix at the Twin Ring Motegi this afternoon, with Rossi finishing at the top of the time sheets and Lorenzo close behind in third.
A victory in Qatar and confidence in the setup of the Ducati Desmosedici GP9 have made for a happy Casey Stoner heading to round two in Motegi, but the former MotoGP World Champion has reiterated that he is taking nothing for granted.