Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup
Arthur Sissis rode a superb race on a track that started out wet to win the second round of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup on the Jerez racing circuit in Spain on Sunday.
Saturday’s winner Philipp Oettl of Germany was second and Spanish teenager Aaron Espana completed the podium.
Bautista Broken Leg
It was assumed that Rizla Suzuki would not be able to replace the injured Alvaro Bautista for the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship, and on Saturday the team confirmed this assumption. But Rizla will be present at round 2 in Jerez.
Spanish Motorcycle Racing
Thirteen-year-old Remy Gardner, son of Australia’s first 500cc World Motorcycle Champion Wayne Gardner, has signed an agreement to race a Pre GP 125cc motorcycle for the Spanish Monlau Competición team, competing in the 2011 "Campeonato Mediterráneo de Velocidad" (CMV).
After the unveiling of the new designs for the Marc Marquez Moto2 racing motorcycle, it was not too long before seeing it in action. The Reposl team traveled to Jerez, in the Andalusian area of Spain, just after the official launch event to take part in the last of the preseason tests.
Jorge Lorenzo, Toni Elias and Marc Márquez were congratulated in person by the Spanish monarch for their achievements in winning the World titles in each of the three MotoGP World Championship categories in 2010 this Wednesday (MotoGP, Moto2, 125cc).
After his most successful year in MotoGP, Jorge Lorenzo was awarded Monday the 2010 Don Felipe de Borbon prize for the best sportsperson of the year.
The 2010 MotoGP Champion Lorenzo received the prestigious Spanish award at the ceremony for the Spanish National Sports Awards 2010, held by the Sports Council.