During the opening practice session for the Germany MotoGP at Sachsenring, some MotoGP riders such as Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa and Toni Elias hit the pavement. In the following report, Bridgestone discusses the incidents.
2011 Estoril MotoGP
For the fourth consecutive year, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo piloted his M1 to the pole position at Estoril, Portugal.
When the 17-rider grid began qualifying, there was a threat of rain. In order to get a fast lap in early before the rain, Lorenzo started quickly, and then posted a 1:37.161 to secure to pole.
Following is a brief biography of Toni Elias received from LCR Honda, who won the inaugural Moto2 Championship in 2010. He is currently competing on the LCR Honda RC212V in the MotoGP class.
Growing up in the family bike shop in Manresa as the son of a ten-time Spanish motocross champion, Toni Elias was destined for a career on two wheels.
LCR Honda 2011
Playboy publisher and editor, Hugh Hefner, will marry for the third time to his new fiancee Crystal Harris on June 18, 2011 at the Playboy Mansion. Hefner, 84 and Harris, 24 first met at a Halloween costume party at the infamous mansion in the Holmby Hills. His scope does not stop there.
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).
MotoGP Sepang 2
For the second time in 2011 MotoGP, the riders traveled to Malaysia to partake in the second of three pre-season tests.
The grid was welcomed at Sepang International Circuit with sunshine on Tuesday for the first of three days before the final test March 13-14 at Qatar (night testing), which is also where the season opener will be held on March 20.