MotoGP Round 8, YAMAHA FACTORY RACING’s Jorge Lorenzo makes his second win!
The 8th round of MotoGP was held on July 3rd 2011 at Italy’s Mugello circuit where the EXEDY supported YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team’s Jorge Lorenzo had taken his second win of the 2011 season.
In round 7 the YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team’s Ben Spies took first place as his teammate Jorge Lorenzo showed an outstanding performance in round 8 and came through with the second consecutive win for the team.
Lorenzo had started from 5th place but by the first corner of the first lap he had jumped up to second position and was focused on taking the lead. After making consecutive flawless laps, the Mallorcan had taken over first place and began to gradually distance himself from the other riders until reaching the checkered flag.
Teammate Ben Spies finished with a near podium finish in 4th position.
|Team staff and rider Jorge Lorenzo celebrate their victory.||Lorenzo showing his enthusiasm on the podium.|
Teammate Jorge Lorenzo had crossed the checkered flag in 6th place.
MotoGP2011 Race Schedule
|Race||Date||Jorge Lorenzo||Ben Spies|
|Rd.1||Qatar GP||3/20||2nd place||6th place|
|Rd.3||Portuguese GP||5/1||2nd place||DNF|
|Rd.4||French GP||5/15||4th place||6th place|
|Rd.5||Catalunya GP||6/5||2nd place||3rd place|
|Rd.7||Dutch TT||6/25||6th place||Winner|
|Rd.8||Italian GP||7/3||4th place||Winner|
|Rd.10||United States GP||7/24|
|Rd.13||San Marino GP||9/4|
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