News 2011 Brno Moto2: Czech Grand Prix Results

2011 Brno Moto2: Czech Grand Prix Results

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2011 Moto2

Andrea Iannone took his first Moto2 win Sunday in Brno, and consequently podium, since his triumph at the second round in Jerez.

The Italian Speed Master rider crossed the line ahead of Marc Marquez (Team Catalunya Caixa Repsol Moto2) in second, Stefan Bradl (Viessmann Kiefer Racing) in third and Alex de Angelis (JiR Moto2) fourth as the four riders scrapped for all Moto2 podium positions, bodies and bikes touching in the struggle.

Championship leader Bradl led into turn one off the start, with Marquez and Thomas Luthi (Interwetten Paddock Moto2) close behind. By lap three, it appeared the German rider had a solid lead, with De Angelis, Iannone, and Márquez forming the chasing pack, until Iannone took started his charge to the front, catching and passing Bradl on lap 13.

With three laps to go, it was a free for all between the four riders, with Iannone making a pass on Marquez on the last lap to take the top spot on the podium, moving the Italian from seventh to fourth in the Championship chase. Fourth place for de Angelis moves the San Marino rider up into third in the Championship.

Luthi crossed the line in fifth, followed by Aleix Espargaró (Pons HP 40), Esteve Rabat (Blusens-STX), Dominique Aegerter (Technomag-CIP), Simone Corsi (Ioda Racing Project) and Kenan Sofuoglu (Technomag-CIP) in tenth.

Randy Krummenacher (GP Team Switzerland Kiefer Racing), Carmelo Morales (Desguaces La Torre G22) and Bradley Smith (Tech 3 Racing) all had falls and retired from the race.

2011 Brno Moto2 Results

Pos. Points Num. Rider Nation Team Bike Km/h Time/Gap
1. 25 29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Speed Master Suter 157.3 41’13.255
2. 20 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol Suter 157.3 +0.161
3. 16 65 Stefan BRADL GER Viessmann Kiefer Racing Kalex 157.3 +0.407
4. 13 15 Alex DE ANGELIS RSM JIR Moto2 Motobi 157.2 +0.870
5. 11 12 Thomas LUTHI SWI Interwetten Paddock Moto2 Suter 157.0 +4.225
6. 10 40 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Pons HP 40 Pons Kalex 156.4 +13.636
7. 9 34 Esteve RABAT SPA Blusens-STX FTR 156.4 +13.647
8. 8 77 Dominique AEGERTER SWI Technomag-CIP Suter 156.4 +14.365
9. 7 3 Simone CORSI ITA Ioda Racing Project FTR 156.4 +14.617
10. 6 54 Kenan SOFUOGLU TUR Technomag-CIP Suter 155.9 +21.383
11. 5 75 Mattia PASINI ITA Ioda Racing Project FTR 155.6 +26.235
12. 4 72 Yuki TAKAHASHI JPN Gresini Racing Moto2 Moriwaki 155.4 +29.726
13. 3 36 Mika KALLIO FIN Marc VDS Racing Team Suter 155.4 +30.046
14. 2 71 Claudio CORTI ITA Italtrans Racing Team Suter 155.4 +30.380
15. 1 63 Mike DI MEGLIO FRA Tech 3 Racing Tech 3 155.4 +30.459
16. 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA HP Tuenti Speed Up FTR 155.3 +31.691
17. 14 Ratthapark WILAIROT THA Thai Honda Singha SAG FTR 155.3 +31.752
18. 51 Michele PIRRO ITA Gresini Racing Moto2 Moriwaki 155.1 +35.548
19. 18 Jordi TORRES SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 154.8 +40.270
20. 9 Kenny NOYES USA Avintia-STX FTR 154.7 +40.722
21. 53 Valentin DEBISE FRA Speed Up FTR 154.7 +40.803
22. 88 Ricard CARDUS SPA QMMF Racing Team Moriwaki 154.6 +42.247
23. 19 Xavier SIMEON BEL Tech 3 B Tech 3 154.6 +42.285
24. 80 Axel PONS SPA Pons HP 40 Pons Kalex 154.6 +42.348
25. 39 Robertino PIETRI VEN Italtrans Racing Team Suter 154.0 +53.036
26. 45 Scott REDDING GBR Marc VDS Racing Team Suter 154.0 +53.044
27. 64 Santiago HERNANDEZ COL SAG Team FTR 153.2 +1’06.674
28. 97 Steven ODENDAAL RSA MS Racing Suter 153.1 +1’07.935
29. 13 Anthony WEST AUS MZ Racing Team MZ-RE Honda 151.7 +1’30.360
30. 95 Mashel AL NAIMI QAT QMMF Racing Team Moriwaki 151.7 +1’30.499
Not Classified
24 Tommaso LORENZETTI ITA Aeroport de Castello FTR 151.6 1 Lap
25 Alex BALDOLINI ITA NGM Forward Racing Suter 152.9 9 Laps
16 Jules CLUZEL FRA NGM Forward Racing Suter 147.9 9 Laps
76 Max NEUKIRCHNER GER MZ Racing Team MZ-RE Honda 146.3 13 Laps
31 Carmelo MORALES SPA Desguaces La Torre G22 Suter 151.1 17 Laps
38 Bradley SMITH GBR Tech 3 Racing Tech 3 148.5 19 Laps
68 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL Blusens-STX FTR 144.8 19 Laps
4 Randy KRUMMENACHER SWI GP Team Switzerland Kiefer Racing Kalex 0 Lap

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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