After his latest injury setback Sete Gibernau misses the visit to Italy for round five but he hopes to be fit for his home race at the Gran Premi Cinzano de Catalunya on 14th June.
Following his crash last Saturday at Le Mans and his subsequent surgery to fix a broken collarbone on Monday in Barcelona veteran rider Sete Gibernau has insisted he will fight to be fit for MotoGP’s visit to his home track in Catalunya in mid June.
In a morning session at the Grand Prix de France which saw Sete Gibernau crash and rule himself out of the rest of the weekend due to a fractured collarbone, there was far better luck for another MotoGP veteran, Colin Edwards.
The American Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider, who was on the podium last year at Le Mans, demonstrated his strengths at the French circuit again on Saturday morning as he laid down a 1’34.996 marker, a second faster than anything achieved on Friday and half a second up on his closest rival in the session.
Grupo Francisco Hernando rider Sete Gibernau has returned to MotoGP this year precisely because of weekends such as the one he has just experienced at the Gran Premio bwin.com de España and the veteran competitor is looking forward to more great racing this year.
The World Championship’s visit to Andalusia for the early season ‘fiesta’ is always a special occasion and Gibernau was proud to be a part of it as he participated in his first European race since 2006.
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.
Oakley Extends Partnership as MotoGP Sunglasses Supplier.
Thanks to an extension of their agreement with Dorna Sports, Oakley is pleased to announce that the brand will continue to be the official sunglasses supplier for the 2009 and 2010 MotoGP World Championship seasons.