2011 Aragon Moto2 And 125cc Post-Race Press Release Round Up

Press releases from the Moto2 and 125cc after Sunday's race at the Motorland Aragon circuit:

Márquez wins another fierce battle

The Repsol rider achieves a well-deserved victory despite his rivals' continued and forceful resistance

In a thrilling Moto2 race, Marc Márquez obtained his seventh win of the season —the third consecutive— in his debut season at the intermediate category and keeps reducing the difference with the lead. The Championship leader, Germany's Bradl, finished eighth today and his advantage was reduced to only 6 points.

2011 Aragon MotoGP Sunday Round Up, Part 1: On Racing, Championships, And Italy vs Spain

Three races, three championships drawing closer to their conclusions, but not all of them brought the excitement we might have hoped for. The first race of the day was a good start; Terol ran away at the front of the 125cc race, but behind him there was a tense battle for 2nd and a monster fight for 5th. The Moto2 class delivered the most spectacular race of the day, with every rider in the top 20 finishing with tire marks on his leathers somewhere, until Marc Marquez seized control of the situation and finally got a gap.

2011 Aragon 125cc Race Result: Winner Dominates, While Battles Rage Behind

Results and summary of the 125cc race at the Motorland Aragon circuit:

Nico Terol has tightened his grip on the 2011 125cc World Championship, winning the first race of the day at the Motorland Aragon circuit in intimidating fashion. The Bankia Aspar rider led into the first corner, and was a second clear within a couple of laps, and would not be seen again.

2011 Aragon 125cc Qualifying Practice Result: Pole Snatched In Dying Seconds

Results and  summary of qualifying for the 125cc class at Aragon:

Hector Faubel has taken his first pole of the year at Motorland Aragon, pulling out a scorching lap to sneak ahead of Maverick Viñales in the final seconds, the Blusens rider missing out on pole by just nine thousandths of a second. Nico Terol will start from the opposite end of the front row, just over a tenth slower than his Bankia Aspar teammate, despite being the first rider to break Marc Marquez' pole record from last year. 

2011 Aragon 125cc FP3 Result: Zarco Leads, While Terol Suffers Mechanical Problems

Johann Zarco topped the timesheets in the final session of free practice for the 125cc class at Motorland Aragon, the Frenchman setting the fastest time in the final minutes of the session, dropping Maverick Viñales back to 2nd, after the Blusens rider had just sneaked ahead of him a few laps earlier. British rider Danny Kent put in yet another impressive performance, ending FP3 in 3rd, just under two tenths slower than Zarco. Nico Terol suffered mechanical problems, and dropped down to 12th, after managing to set just four laps during the session.


Power Failure At Aragon Sees Practice Canceled, New Schedule For Saturday

For the second time this season, the MotoGP series has lost an afternoon to extraordinary circumstances. At Assen, it was a blown engine during Moto2 practice combined with pouring rain to force the cancellation of FP2 sessions for all three classes, while at the Motorland Aragon circuit today, a defective transformer saw all power lost at the circuit, forcing the cancellation of FP2 for the MotoGP and Moto2 classes.

2011 Aragon 125cc FP1 Result: Vinales Tops First Session

Maverick Viñales was the quickest out of the blocks in the first session of practice for the 125cc class at the Motorland Aragon circuit this morning, putting in a fast final flying lap to dislodge Nico Terol from the top spot on the timesheets. Terol had led for most of the morning session, but was demoted to 2nd right at the end, a quarter of a second behind his young compatriot.


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