Gresini Honda rider Marco Simoncelli, was fastest in practice for the Assen Dutch MotoGP and began round seven of the MotoGP 2011 Championship in poll position just ahead of the American Ben Spies. But Spies took the lead after Simoncelli lost control of his bike on the third corner of the first lap in the [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Assen Moto GP'
Edwin Huxley - Monday 27.06.11, 11:13am
Terry Lane - Monday 13.06.11, 11:36am
The English weather played its part in an exciting British MotoGP Grand Prix at Silverstone yesterday afternoon as Casey Stoner sailed around the wet track to win in convincing style while other riders battled with the hazardous conditions.
Stoner started in pole position on the grid after being the fastest rider in all qualifying sessions, setting [...]
Joy Ryder - Thursday 01.07.10, 16:01pm
Axel Pons, rider of the Tenerife 40 Pons Moto2 team suffered a fractured radius in his right arm after crashing out in the qualifying session of the Assen MotoGP last week which is expected to take up to three weeks to repair.
The Spanish rider is to be replaced by his fellow countryman Carmelo Morales at [...]
Joy Ryder - Monday 28.06.10, 15:30pm
The Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo continued his winning streak after taking the victory at the Assen MotoGP on Saturday, his fourth of the season.
Starting from pole position, Lorenzo led the pack into the first corner with Ben Spies and Dani Pedrosa moving up the grid to slot into second and third places respectively.
On lap [...]
Joy Ryder - Friday 25.06.10, 12:05pm
Marco Melandri is the latest MotoGP rider to be injured and out of this weekends Assen MotoGP after injuring his shoulder during this mornings practice session.
The San Carlo Honda Gresini rider suffered a huge highside after being on track for just 12 minutes and has since been diagnosed with a dislocated shoulder ruling him out [...]