MOTO GP action today from Spain in all categories with the Catalonia GP. Mix day & results for Spanish riders but with all the excitement that this Sport habitually gives fans & admires.
|Lorenzo & Stoner celebrate podium|
The MotoGP category was won by Australian Casey Stoner, with current Spanish World Champ JORGE LORENZO coming in second with his team-mate Spies an admirable third place. Great race that had its delicate moments of threatening rain, but smooth in its conclusion. Jorge Lorenzo maintains the top spot of the World Championship table, but just, with Stoner shutting the gap.
1.Casey Stoner AUS
2.Jorge Lorenzo SPA
3.Ben Spies USA
MotoGP World Champions standings
1. Lorenzo 98pts
2. Stoner 91pts
3. Dovizioso 68pts
Bad news in the Moto2 category with Spaniard JULIAN SIMON crushing & breaking bones in his leg. The rider has been rushed to a Madrid Hospital for immediate surgery. With this accident & with excellent riding, the winner was German Stefan Bradl who opens up a healthy margin in the World Championship standings.
Great news & effort by Spaniard Marquez for his second place & to Spaniard Alex Espargaro who came in third & grabbed his first ever podium
.1. Stefan Bradl GER/Kalex
.2. Marc Márquez SP/Suter
.3. Aleix Espargaró SP/Pons Kalex
Moto2 World Champions standings
1. Stefan Bradl GER/Kalex 102 puntos
2. Simone Corsi ITA/FTR 59
3. Andrea Iannone ITA/Suter 49
Excellent result for Spain in the 125cc category with rider NICO TEROL winning after an incident (touching ) with Frenchmen Zarco who was penalized for dangerous riding. Terol stays Top spot & opens a gap in the World Championships standings.
1. NICOLÁS TEROL (SP/Aprilia)
2. MAVERICK VIÑALES (SP/Aprilia)
3. Jonas Folger (GER/Aprilia)
125cc World Champions standings
1.N. Terol (SP/Aprilia) 120 pts.
2.S. Cortese (GER/Aprilia) 72.
3.J. Folger (GER/Aprilia) 68.
NEXT RACE: Silverstone (UK) - next weekend