Lorenzo secures stunning Jerez pole
MotoGP™ qualifying at the Gran Premio bwin de España was a thrilling affair as Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo took pole position in front of his home crowd in a frantic battle to the end with compatriot Dani Pedrosa. Read more.
Lorenzo takes pole in Jerez thriller
Yamaha Factory Racing rider Jorge Lorenzo is yet again the man to beat after a thrilling qualifying session for the Grand Prix of Spain at Jerez this afternoon. Race fans witnessed an incredible 29 changes of provisional pole position as the riders fought it out on ever changing track conditions. Read more.
Pedrosa 2nd and Stoner 5th in thrilling QP in Jerez
Qualifying at the Jerez circuit was the first dry session of the weekend and the Repsol Honda riders wasted no time on setting up their RC213V machines. Read more.
Nicky Hayden on front row in Jerez, Valentino Rossi 13th
The qualifying session for the MotoGP round in Jerez de la Frontera featured unpredictable weather conditions, as had been the case in all of the free-practice sessions. Nicky Hayden posted the third-best time on a mainly dry track, earning a spot on the front row with Lorenzo and Pedrosa, while Valentino Rossi was unable to replicate Friday’s very strong wet performance and finished with the thirteenth-best time. Read more.
Marquez thrills home crowd with Jerez pole
Marc Marquez has made it three Spanish pole sitters across all classes as he placed his bike top in today´s Moto2™ qualifying ahead of Takaaki Nakagami. Read more.
Local rookie Rins takes pole in enthralling Moto3™ qualifying
In an incredibly exciting Moto3™ qualifying session, which went down to the final minute, it was current Spanish 125cc Champion Alex Rins who took his maiden pole position in just his second ever world championship start. Read more.
Crutchlow fourth in dramatic Jerez qualifying
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Cal Crutchlow produced another inspired qualifying performance at the Circuito de Jerez this afternoon to finish just 0.007s away from claiming a stunning second successive MotoGP front row start in 2012. Read more.
Power Electronics Aspar lead the way for CRT bikes
Randy de Puniet places highest of CRT riders in qualifying for MotoGP race. Read more.
Alt claims thrilling season opener
Florian Alt won a 5-man battle for victory at the final corner to claim the first race in the 2012 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. The 15 year old German stole the advantage from Pole man Marcos Ramirez and fellow 14 year old Spaniard Diego Perez to stand on top of the podium in Jerez and open the Spanish Grand Prix weekend. Read more.
Third row start for Bautista
Mixed conditions again threatened to spoil the MotoGP action at Jerez today but in the end the rain stayed clear long enough for a dry qualifying practice. Read more.