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Lorenzo: The fruit of patience!Estoril – Jorge Lorenzo had pessimistically claims related to his chances of winning the Grand Prix of Portugal on Sunday (31/10/2010). However, thanks to his patience, Fiat Yamaha’s flagship racer is managed to outperform his team mate Valentino Rossi and kembaki first podium at Estoril for the third time in succession.

Lorenzo opportunity to record a hat trick victory at Estoril really had faded as he scattered on the order of two, losing to Rossi who appear ciamik early in the race. The Doctor even had time to show the signal would easily come out as champions after nearly two seconds ahead of Lorenzo in second place.

However, slowly but surely, Lorenzo began to show his class as a new world champion. Spanish young drivers continue to cut the distance catch, before finally turning to surpass Rossi and touched the finish line first with approximately eight seconds advantage of nine-times world champion.

In response to his success this time, Lorenzo was surprised. Because, he claimed had confessed pessimist can catch Rossi who was well ahead of him.

“In the beginning, I thought ‘okay this time the race will be very difficult,” he said. “Vale has extraordinary speed and he managed to lead far enough. So, I just have the patience to wait for opportunities, while continuing to try to increase speed and improve the record time on each lap.

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Rossi Ingin Jaga Momentum  Estoril – Valentino Rossi is determined to continue the positive trend in the last few series. He was determined to do it by re-picking the victory at Estoril at the weekend.

Rossi recorded as the most successful racer in the history of Estoril, where he has recorded five wins in the primary classroom – one of four in the 500cc and MotoGP classes.

However, Rossi had a bad last season and could only finish in fourth place there. This is the first time in ten visits to MotoGP Portugal where Rossi was able to ascend the podium at all.

“Last year Estoril not be a good path for me, we get a number of problems and I can not on the podium, so this year we will try to change it,” Rossi said as reported by bikeland.

Rossi increasingly vibrant spirit in the pursuit of victory at Estoril because they want to keep the momentum going and finish the season as possible. In the last three series Yamaha rider was the middle looks best displayed with one victory and twice finished in the top three.

“Resurrection is very good for us, three podiums including one win, we are very pleased with our success and also polishing motor with my shoulder condition.”

“Now we go back to Europe and I feel very determined to enjoy the remaining two races and get back to winning again,” said Rossi who now occupy the top four drivers’ standings.
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Lorenzo Leads Opening SessionPhillip Island – After a delayed several hours due to bad weather, the opening MotoGP free practice session in Australia eventually held. On a wet track Jorge Lorenzo emerged as the fastest ahead of Casey Stoner.

In the first free practice session that was held in circuit Phillip Island on Friday (10/15/2010) afternoon local time, the world champion this year after a record lead of 1 minute 41.146 seconds. While there is Stoner in second place 0.334 seconds slower.

Nicky Hayden managed to continue the brilliant performances in qualifying Malaysian MotoGP after recording the third best time with 1 minute 41.631 seconds. Completing the top five positions duo Honda Gresini, Marco Simoncelli and Marco Melandri.

Andrea Dovizioso sixth fastest with a record time of 1 minute 42.271 seconds followed behind Fiat Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi. Meanwhile, Dani Pedrosa, who had just returned after missing the last race which is on the order of 16 after only can record 1 minute 51.210 seconds.

Rossi: Stoner, Lorenzo Hate Me!PHILLIP ISLAND – Valentino Rossi says Casey Stoner hate. The same feeling is also said to teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Really?

Yes, this surprising statement was ejected from the mouth of GQ magazine ahead of Rossi to race in Australia, this weekend. However, this MotoGP star admitted this condition is very normal in motor sports

“When you get an injury and blood loss, the young drivers will be more resilient and their eagerness to devour you,” said Rossi. “It’s like in the woods, but I like these conditions.”

“They will say: Ah! Rossi! He’s been my idol since childhood. But it was not a truth, but lies, “continued the mainstay of Fiat Yamaha rider was quoted by The Age, Thursday (10/14/2010).

“I seemed to be an obstacle, rivals, just like Max Biaggi for me. Let them say whatever. This will add to the spirit of me in every race, “said the former star of Honda’s.

“Hatred is normally occurs when two people are fighting for one goal,” said the Italian-born racer. “Who would deny it, then he lied. I’m not saying we will kill each other, just barely. “

Dani Pedrosa telah sukses menjalani operasi. Pembalap Repsol Honda Pedrosa Tinggalkan RSlangsung meninggalkan Rumah Sakit di Barcelona, Senin pagi waktu setempat.

Pedrosa mengalami cedera patah tulang saat mengikuti sesi latihan pertama di MotoGP Jepang, Jumat kemarin. Tim dokter telah memasang plat titanium dan delapan Sekrup untuk memperbaiki tulang yang patah.

Dengan demikian, maka Dr. Xavier Mir telah mengijinkan Pedrosa untuk meninggalkan RS USP Dexeus di Barcelona, 10.00 pagi WIB, setelah pemulihan cedera berlangsung secara positif.

“48 jam setelah melakukan operasi tulang selangka kiri Pedrosa, dimana kami menggunakan sebuah lempengan titanium, proses pascaoperasi berjalan baik dan kemarin dia sudah mulai melakukan gerakan pasif bahu dan sikunya,” kata Dr. Mir.

“Kami sudah mengizinkannya pulang dan hari ini Pedrosa akan memulai pemulihan aktif-pasif dengan fisioterapis pilihannya. Kami akan bertemu lagi hari Rabu mendatang untuk melihat bagaimana proses pemulihannya berjalan,” tandasnya kepada MCN, Selasa (5/10/2010).

Praktis, akibat cedera ini, Pedrosa harus melupakan impian merebut gelar juara dari tangan Jorge Lorenzo. Pembalap asal Spanyol itu tertinggal 69 poin dari pemuncak klasemen Lorenzo.

StonerCasey Stoner dengan mudah memenangi MotoGP Jepang. Pembalap andalan Ducati mengaku kemenangan terjadi berkat setingan tepat dengan diiringi keberuntungan.

Stoner sama sekali tidak senang dengan performa motornya selama dua sesi latihan. Namun, nasibnya sedikit berubah di sesi kualifikasi Sabtu kemarin dengan menyabet posisi ketiga.

Kemudian, Stoner langsung merebut posisi terdepan dari tangan Andrea Dovizioso. “Sangat berat berada di depan untuk trek semacam ini. Oleh sebab itu, kami mencoba membuat motor lebih stabil lagi,” jelas Stoner

“Motor kami tidak begitu stabil di sesi latihan. Kami memiliki masalah dengan pengereman. Jadi, kami mencoba memperbaiki semua masalah itu,” lanjut pria asal Australia tersebut dikutip autosport, Minggu (3/10/2010).

“Kami mencoba setingan baru lagi di sesi kualifikasi dan pemanasan. Namun, setingan itu tidak bekerja dengan baik saat pemanasan pagi ini. Kami tidak merasa begitu nyaman dengan keadaan ini,” tambah juara dunia 2007 itu.

“Jadi, kami membuat sedikit atau banyak dengan apa yang kami lakukan saat sesi kualifikasi. Beruntung, setingan itu bekerja dengan baik,” demikian tandas pria 24 tahun tersebut.

Rossi Tidak Adil

Posted: Oktober 3, 2010 in Moto GP
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Valentino Rossi berhasil memenangi duel perebutan tempat ketiga Rossi Tidak Adildengan Jorge Lorenzo. Bintang muda Fiat Yamaha menganggap Rossi tidak adil. Dalam hal apa?

Duel seru antara dua bintang Fiat Yamaha itu tersaji dalam balapan MotoGP Jepang, tadi siang. Mereka tidak hanya dua kali saling bersenggolan, namun empat kali saling berganti posisi dalam perebutan podium terakhir.

Namun, Rossi berhasil mengalahkan juniornya tersebut untuk merebut tempat ketiga. Praktis, ini membuat Lorenzo sangat kesal. Bahkan, sang pemuncak klasemen MotoGP menganggap Rossi tidak adil.

“Ini merupakan dua pertarungan besar antara saya dan Rossi. Ini juga bisa dibilang pertarungan antara dua pejuang dengan instink membunuh yang sangat tinggi,” kata Lorenzo selepas balapan dikutip autosport, Minggu (3/10/2010).

“Saya harus mengatakan di beberapa poin saya merasa Rossi tidak adil. Kami berdua sudah maksimal, namun beberapa pergerakannya terlalu berlebihan. Dia menyenggol dan memaksa saya melebar,” lanjut bintang asal Spanyol itu.

“Kami adalah satu tim. Saya sedang berjuang untuk merebut gelar juara dunia. Selain itu, kami bertarung untuk klasemen konstruktor juga dan kami harus mengingat hal ini,” cetus pembalap 24 tahun itu.