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Sunday, April 13, 2008

Estoril Portugal MotoGP Round 3

Great race with the majority of the race going through minor showers. Early on in the race they brought the white flags out to allow tire changes but no one made the change - a good decision by all. Poor old Haydon dropped it when he was looking good for a 4th or 5th just after De Puniet dropped it when he was a comfortable 4th! Both looked like low sides and neither were hurt so at least that's a good thing.

Race Results

1. Lorenzo (Sp) Fiat Yamaha 25 pts (First MotoGP win)
2. Pedrosa (Sp) Repsol Honda 20 pts
3. Rossi (It) Fiat Yamaha 16 pts
4. Edwards (US) Tech 3 Yamaha 13 pts
5. Hopkins (US) Kawasaki 11 pts
6. Toseland (UK) Tech 3 Yamaha 9 pts

Standings

1. Lorenzo 61 pts
2. Pedrosa 61 pts
3. Rossi 47 pts
4. Stoner 40 pts
5. Toseland 29 pts (Toseland's 3rd race in MotoGP after moving from WSBK)
6. Capirossi 26 pts

Next Round China in 3 weeks.

We are going to Barber Motorsports next weekend for the 2nd Round of the AMA Superbikes so will have some pictures here directly.

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