After place his Ducati GP11 in the worse qualifying position of the 2011 MotoGP Championship, Valentino Rossi was able to make a top on race-day, finishing ninth at Sachsenring, Germany.
The Italian, who had won at Sachsenring a total of five times, continued struggling with front-end setup on the Ducati GP11.
2011 MotoGP Video
The free practice sessions opened up with many accidents at Sachsenring, Germany, for Round 9 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship.
Some big names hit the pavement, including Ducati Team’s Valentino Rossi and two of the Repsol Honda boys, Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa.
This past weekend proved to quite exciting for Bel-Ray’s professional racing teams. Coming into the AMA National at Spring Creek MX Park National in Millville, Minnesota TwoTwo Motorsports / Bel-Ray Racing’s Chad Reed held a 16 point lead over series rival Ryan Villopoto.
A breathtaking last lap battle between Hector Faubel (Bankia Aspar), Johann Zarco (Avant-AirAsia-Ajo) and Maverick Vinales (Blusens by Paris Hilton Racing Team) in the 125cc race at Sachsenring, Germany, saw Frenchman Zarco make a move on Faubel out of the last corner of the race, crossing the finish line at the exact same time as the Spaniard.
2011 125cc MotoGP
Maverick Vinales will head the 125 grid at Sachsenring, Germany, after securing his third pole position of the season, with Hector Faubel and Luis Salom joining the 16 year old on the front row.
Vinales entered the qualifying session all guns blazing, jumping to the top of the pile ahead of Faubel, who had topped the times at the start.