Sunday, May 1, 2011

Jorge Lorenzo successfully occupy a leading position in Moto GP Portugal 2011

Jorge Lorenzo managed to be the fastest in the qualifying session in Estoril on Saturday (30/4/2011).

He managed to beat Marco Simoncelli who had become the favorite won the pole.

Yamaha rider recorded a best lap time of one minute and 37, 161 sec. While trying to chase but Simoncelli crashed at turn 7.

Gresini Honda rider had to settle for second place after starting from 0.133 seconds adrift of Lorenzo. In the third position will be assigned to another Honda rider, Dani Pedrosa.

While his teammate Pedrosa at Repsol Honda rider Casey Stoner will start from fourth position. While Lorenzo's Yamaha teammate, Ben Spies was in fifth position.

Then where the position of Valentino Rossi? Ducati rider will start from ninth position after 1.110 seconds adrift of Lorenzo. Meanwhile, Rossi's teammate, Nicky Hayden in 13th place.

Rizla Suzuki rider, while the new comeback from injury Alvaro Bautista will start the race from 15th position

Pos  Rider             Team/Bike       Time       Gap
 1.  Jorge Lorenzo     Yamaha          1m37.161s
 2.  Marco Simoncelli  Gresini Honda   1m37.294s  + 0.133s
 3.  Dani Pedrosa      Honda           1m37.324s  + 0.163s
 4.  Casey Stoner      Honda           1m37.384s  + 0.223s
 5.  Ben Spies         Yamaha          1m37.866s  + 0.705s
 6.  Andrea Dovizioso  Honda           1m38.073s  + 0.912s
 7.  Colin Edwards     Tech 3 Yamaha   1m38.080s  + 0.919s
 8.  Cal Crutchlow     Tech 3 Yamaha   1m38.189s  + 1.028s
 9.  Valentino Rossi   Ducati          1m38.271s  + 1.110s
10.  Hector Barbera    Aspar Ducati    1m38.363s  + 1.202s
11.  Hiroshi Aoyama    Gresini Honda   1m38.497s  + 1.336s
12.  Karel Abraham     Cardion Ducati  1m38.786s  + 1.625s
13.  Nicky Hayden      Ducati          1m38.922s  + 1.761s
14.  Loris Capirossi   Pramac Ducati   1m38.934s  + 1.773s
15.  Alvaro Bautista   Suzuki          1m39.172s  + 2.011s
16.  Randy de Puniet   Pramac Ducati   1m39.378s  + 2.217s
17.  Toni Elias        LCR Honda       1m39.894s  + 2.733s