Pedrosa To Miss Barcelona MotoGP Round, Silverstone Uncertain

Dani Pedrosa is to miss his home Grand Prix at the Montmelo circuit near Barcelona, Catalunya. After breaking his collarbone in the crash with Marco Simoncelli at Le Mans, Pedrosa faced a race against the clock to be fit for Barcelona, focusing all of his efforts on undergoing physiotherapy and physical rehab to make the plated collarbone strong enough so that he could race on it.

Simoncelli Receives Threats Ahead Of Catalunya MotoGP Round

The aftermath of the crash between Marco Simoncelli and Dani Pedrosa at Le Mans is now spiralling rapidly out of control. The ride-through penalty awarded by Race Direction (for "riding in an irresponsible manner, which could cause danger to others") caused a good deal of controversy around the world, and just as the affair appeared to be dying down, the situation was reignited when Race Direction announced that Simoncelli would be called into a meeting with them at Barcelona.

2011 MotoGP Catalunya Press Release Previews: Simoncelli Expresses His Regret At Pedrosa Crash

The period between the Le Mans and Catalunya Grand Prix appears to have had a salutary affect on Marco Simoncelli. In the San Carlo Gresini Honda press release preview of the MotoGP round at Barcelona, Simoncelli has expressed his regret at the crash at Le Mans, in which he and Dani Pedrosa collided and Pedrosa broke his collarbone, and for which he was given a ride-through penalty. Read the official press release below:


2011 MotoGP Catalunya Press Release Previews - Yamaha, Marlboro Ducati, LCR Honda And Rizla Suzuki

Press Release previews from the Marlboro Ducati, Monster Tech 3 Yamaha, Factory Yamaha, Mapfre Aspar Ducati and LCR Honda MotoGP teams ahead of the Barcelona MotoGP round:

Preview Gran Premio Aperol de Catalunya

After another break of two weeks break the Monster Yamaha Tech3 team rolls on with their 2011 campaign and will start the first of two consecutive races in Catalunya, Spain this weekend.

2011 WSBK Miller Race 2 Results: Winner Takes Commanding Victory From The Start

Results and summary of World Superbike race 2 at Miller Motorsports Park:

Carlos Checa has rounded off a perfect weekend at Miller Motorsports Park by taking an utterly commanding victory in race 2. With his victory, he has extended his championship lead to 61 points, and heads back to next week's meeting at Misano in charge of the WSBK title race.

2011 WSBK Miller Race 1 Results: Dominant Victory In Incident-Packed Race

Results and summary of Race 1 for the World Superbikes at Miller Motorsports Park:

Carlos Checa has taken victory in the first World Superbike race at Miller, and taken it very much in the manner expected after practice, by a very comfortable margin. On a largely dry track, the Althea Ducati rider took an early lead, controlled the race from the front, and went unchallenged for the win.

Marco Simoncelli To Face Race Direction At Barcelona For Pedrosa Crash

Marco Simoncelli has been called to face Race Direction at Barcelona, to answer questions about the incident between himself and Dani Pedrosa at the Le Mans Round of MotoGP. Below is the official press release, analysis to follow:

Statement from the MotoGP Race Direction  

The Race Direction will call Italian rider Marco Simoncelli during the Catalunya Grand Prix this week, to further discuss the incident during the MotoGP race at the French Grand Prix in Le Mans.

2011 WSBK Miller Sunday Roundup: In A Downpour, Racing Motorcycles Looks Like The Hard Work It Is

A drop or two of rain always adds an extra dimension to motorcycle racing, and Sunday at Miller saw more than a drop or two of rain. That rain had a pretty big impact on the order, with riders such as BMW's Leon Haslam, who had struggled in the dry, suddenly finding themselves near the very top in the morning downpour, then dropping back as the conditions improved a little.

2011 WSBK Miller Sunday Press Release Roundup

Press releases from the World Superbike teams after Sunday's rain-drenched qualifying at Miller:


Team Suzuki Press Office - May 29.

Team Alstare Suzuki's Michel Fabrizio was unable to master the tricky conditions in Superpole today at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City and will have to start tomorrow's 21-lap races from the fourth row of the grid.


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