Sunday, April 13, 2008

Portuguese MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo takes his first MotoGP victory at Estoril!


Rossi tried hard, but Lorenzo was simply unstoppable today...

Stoner had problems with his bike, but still finished in sixth place

Dovizioso crashed out, Hopkins finished in fifth place, while West, in 16th place, finished last
Pics: Flickr

2008 Portuguese MotoGP race results:
1. Jorge Lorenzo SPA Fiat Yamaha Team (M) 45min 53.089 secs
2. Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda Team (M) 45min 54.906 secs
3. Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha Team (B) 46min 5.812 secs
4. Colin Edwards USA Tech 3 Yamaha (M) 46min 10.312 secs
5. John Hopkins USA Kawasaki Racing Team (B) 46min 16.841 secs
6. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team (B) 46min 19.777 secs
7. James Toseland GBR Tech 3 Yamaha (M) 46min 25.720 secs
8. Chris Vermeulen AUS Rizla Suzuki MotoGP (B) 46min 29.471 secs
9. Loris Capirossi ITA Rizla Suzuki MotoGP (B) 46min 31.357 secs
10. Shinya Nakano JPN San Carlo Honda Gresini (B) 46min 32.565 secs
11. Alex de Angelis RSM San Carlo Honda Gresini (B) 46min 54.395 secs
12. Toni Elias SPA Alice Team (B) 46min 56.956 secs
13. Marco Melandri ITA Ducati Marlboro Team (B) 47min 2.614 secs
14. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alice Team (B) 47min 2.723 secs
15. Randy de Puniet FRA LCR Honda MotoGP (M) 47min 4.631 secs
16. Anthony West AUS Kawasaki Racing Team (B) 47min 16.718 secs

DNF:
Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda Team (M) 26min 23.675 secs
Andrea Dovizioso ITA JiR Team Scot MotoGP (M) 24min 43.870 secs

Full race report here

The Rizla Suzuki team were on the job, as usual... :-)

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