Gibernau happy to go the distance on MotoGP return.
In his first race for more than two and a half years Sete Gibernau battled against the pain in Qatar to bring his Ducati satellite machine home in 13th place despite his shoulder injury.
Having been unsure whether he would even be able to complete the full 22 laps of Monday’s re-scheduled MotoGP race, at the Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar, Sete Gibernau was delighted afterwards to have achieved a point-scoring result on his return to premier class competition.
Gibernau elated to be back in competitive action.
Finishing eighth in the BMW M Award at Jerez was a significant achievement for MotoGP comeback star Sete Gibernau and his new team Grupo Francisco Hernando.
Despite major worries about his fitness before the Official MotoGP Test, the trip to southern Spain was a success for veteran rider Sete Gibernau as he plots his return to premier class racing.
Ducati Marlboro’s Casey Stoner was the winner of a special edition BMW 135i in Sunday’s showdown session at the MotoGP Official Test.
The 2007 World Champion Casey Stoner was untouchable in Sunday afternoon’s BMW M Award at the southern Spanish circuit of Jerez, dominating the session onboard his formidable Desmosedici GP9 machine.