2011 Catalunya 125cc Race Result: Duel Settled In Controversial Final Corner Pass

Results and summary of the 125cc race at Barcelona:

Nico Terol has taken victory in the 125cc race at Barcelona, after Johann Zarco, who he had battled all race long, was given a 20 second penalty for a dangerous pass on the exit of the final corner of the race.

Surgery On Saturday, Race On Sunday - Edwards Hoping To Race At Barcelona

Just 24 hours after having surgery to plate the collarbone he broke in a crash on Friday, Colin Edwards is ready to race. Reports from around the Barcelona circuit are that Edwards will be returning to the Montmelo circuit at noon on Sunday, to face a medical examination to judge his fitness to race in the Catalunya MotoGP.

2011 Catalunya MotoGP Saturday Round Up - Hollywood Pole, And Japan Again

It is rather fitting that Paris Hilton should be coming to town, given the scenario that unfolded during qualifying for the MotoGP class this afternoon at Barcelona. It was straight out of a Hollywood script: after taking down the local hero, the Villain of the Piece turns up at Montmelo, faces down the booing crowd, and then steams home to take pole, his first ever in MotoGP.

2011 Catalunya MotoGP Saturday Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after qualifying for the Catalunya Grand Prix at Barcelona:


Top six for Crutchlow, successful surgery for Edwards

Cal Crutchlow will start tomorrow's Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya from sixth position on the grid after the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider produced another outstanding qualifying performance this afternoon.

2011 Catalunya Moto2 and 125cc Saturday Press Release Roundup

Press releases from the 125cc and Moto2 teams after qualifying for the Catalunya GP at Barcelona:


Gran Prix of Catalunya

Montmelò, June 4th, 2011

The qualifying practice is over, but there is still a lot of work to do. Taylor Mackenzie and Simone Grotzkyj indicated problems that was not possible to detect in a 40-minute session. Giulian Pedone, on the contrary, requires just the scheduled and predictable servicing.

2012 MotoGP Entry List Delayed By Bargaining Over CRT Regulations

The long-awaited list of entries for the MotoGP class in 2012 has been delayed. The list of new entries to the class was expected to be released at the Catalunya MotoGP round, but the list has been delayed while the MSMA, Dorna and IRTA are discussing a clarification to the claiming rule. 

2011 Catalunya MotoGP Qualifying Practice Result: Unexpected Polesitter Takes Tight Pole

Results and summary of qualifying practice for the MotoGP class at Catalunya:


Marco Simoncelli has taken his debut pole in the MotoGP class with a blistering lap to just edge Casey Stoner into 2nd. Simoncelli had been not far off the pace of the Australian throughout practice so far, but Stoner looked to have everything under control. However, a failure to get the soft tire to work meant that Stoner came up short while Simoncelli improved his time to bump the Repsol Honda man into 2nd place.

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