J.Lorenzo Wins Rd. 5 Moto GP at Hometown Catalunya!
The EXEDY sponsored YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team’s J. Lorenzo won the 5th round of Moto GP on June 3rd 2012.
With an air temperature of 27 degrees Celsius and track temperature of 40, the dry conditions of the track proved optimal for Lorenzo who started second on the grid. By the 6th lap of the race the he had taken first place and opened a lead of 5.003 seconds when he claimed the checkered flag at the finish, protecting his seat as the point leader this season.
Meanwhile, teammate Spies, who had started 4th on the grid fell from his bike early in the race putting him in the back of pack. Before the race had finished Spies had made up 11 positions that he had lost and finished in 10th.
MotoGP2012 Race Schedule
|Race||Date||Jorge Lorenzo||Ben Spies|
|Rd.1||Qatar GP||April 8th||Winner||11th place|
|Rd.2||Spanish GP||April 29th||2nd place||11th place|
|Rd.3||Portuguese GP||May 6th||2nd place||8th place|
|Rd.4||French GP||May 20th||Winner||16th place|
|Rd.5||Catalunya GP||June 3rd||Winner||10th place|
|Rd.6||British GP||June 17th|
|Rd.7||Dutch TT||June 30th|
|Rd.8||German GP||July 8th|
|Rd.9||Italian GP||July 15th|
|Rd.10||United States GP||July 29th|
|Rd.11||Indianapolis GP||August 19th|
|Rd.12||Czech GP||August 26th|
|Rd.13||San Marino GP||September 16th|
|Rd.14||Aragon GP||September 30th|
|Rd.15||Japan GP||October 14th|
|Rd.16||Malaysian GP||October 21th|
|Rd.17||Australian GP||October 28th|
|Rd.18||Valencian GP||November 11th|
For more detail, visit the MotoGP official website.
■The Official MotoGP Website