Articles Posted in the " Qatar " Category






  • MotoGP: Pedrosa Undergoes 2nd Operation

    MotoGP: Pedrosa Undergoes 2nd Operation

    MotoGP News

    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.




  • 2011 MotoGP: Jerez Press Conference

    2011 MotoGP: Jerez Press Conference

    2011 MotoGP

    Formalities for the Gran Premio bwin de España got underway on Thursday afternoon at the Jerez Circuit, where reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo was joined by early Championship leader Casey Stoner, Marco Simoncelli, Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi at the official press conference.



  • MotoGP: Pedrosa Under the Knife Again

    MotoGP: Pedrosa Under the Knife Again

    MotoGP News

    Dani Pedrosa clearly struggled with strength in his left arm at the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship at Qatar, although the Spaniard took the final podium spot behind Jorge Lorenzo and his teammate, Casey Stoner.

    But Pedrosa is adamant about having another year of great performances on the Repsol Honda RC212V, and sought out some answers.


  • 2011 Jerez MotoGP: Spanish GP Preview

    2011 Jerez MotoGP: Spanish GP Preview

    2011 MotoGP

    As the MotoGP Championship travels to Europe for the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, many riders would typically fear nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi due to his history at the 2.748-mile circuit.

    The Italian has the most wins of any rider in MotoGP at Jerez de la Frontera, taking six wins in the premier class (five in 800cc class, one in 500cc).


  • Moto2: Bradl Leads Heading to Jerez

    Moto2: Bradl Leads Heading to Jerez

    Moto2 Jerez Preview

    Leading the way in Moto2 after Round 1 is Stefan Bradl (Viessmann Kiefer Racing), whose second Moto2 victory of his career came from his first ever pole position start at the Losail circuit. The Moto2 series heads to Jerez this weekend for the Spanish Grand Prix.


  • Rossi: ‘Grit My Teeth’ at Jerez MotoGP

    Rossi: ‘Grit My Teeth’ at Jerez MotoGP

    MotoGP News

    The 2011 MotoGP season has not been typical of Valentino Rossi, from the first pre-season tests up to the opening round in Qatar two weeks ago.

    The Italian could hardly break the top 10 in pre-season test sessions, and struggled for a seventh-place finish at Losail International Circuit.



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