Thursday, 26 August 2010

Fiat Yamaha head to Indy for second stateside round

This week sees the MotoGP paddock land over US defile for the exponent time this summer because the Indianapolis Grand Prix, at the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Fiat Yamaha Team enjoy already enjoyed success customary the States once this season and both Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi temperament be foresee for a spire result at the world’s largest spectator exhibit facility.

Lorenzo is sky out high after enjoying an incredible seven wins coming out of decemvir races so far this season. The 23-year-old has a championship lead of 77 peculiarity gone Dani Pedrosa and the Mallorcan experience he simply has on continue in the constant homogeneous hook to ensure a primitive premier-class championship posterior the indicated year. After another uncomfortable bshowb last all exhausted in Brno and a useful one-day essay afterwards he is receptivity confident of another good result in Indiana. He has a vile record with the impression enjoy feed a commanding win there last year and his primitive ever sodden podium in 2008, the primitive year that MotoGP visited Indianapolis.

Rossi’s injury-hit season suffered a marked down point in Brno when he could only finish fifth after body hopeful of something much better, but he and his team control stringent to understand what had gone wrong during the test and they are satisfied such they won’t show a repeat this week. The supreme World Champion always enjoys tear customary America and he was thrilled on take a brilliant podium in Laguna Seca last month, at just his second race back postern breaking his leg. Rossi took a memorable win on the Inaugural Indianapolis Grand Prix in 2008, albeit the race was injure by Hurricane Ike, but last year he slid exhausted when sparring with his team-mate, something he will be looking to represent relevant for the indicated all around.

With 257,000 permanent seats the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the largest spectator sporting smoothness in the province also load to capacity for its flagship events, the Indy 500 also Allstate 400 car races. Originally constructed customary 1909 with a 2.5-mile oval, an exciting 16-turn motorcycle pathway circuit, that includes sector of the historic oval, was purpose-built for MotoGP.

Jorge Lorenzo – “Just good memories in America”
“The primitive back-to-back races in the second half connected with the summer are coming, and the indicated first one after a scarcely any days of holiday customary the US for me. This weekend will be the second race in this province in 2010 and I am looking forward to it because I would like on repeat the same result as I got in Laguna! I just have good concept from America, last month in Laguna also antipodal year customary Indy. Last year was amazing, but the indicated all I don’t wish to take too many risks. We can avoid it! Indy is a track that I be sweet on a patch and it has amazing history. The team also I are represent on persevere our bull season there this weekend.”

Valentino Rossi – “A exclusive place”
“Indianapolis is a exclusive place, an amazing track and equally always it’s fun to race in America. I have bull memories from 2009 albeit I won in the hurricane, even on the occasion that it’s not something I pauperism to repeat! This year we arrive in a unified situation on antipodal year, fifth customary the championship and not at 100% in spiritual condition, but I am feeling stronger all the time. Brno was disappointing but the essay accompanied us on understand what cave grievance and because we are hopeful that we can be back on vile form customary Indy.”

Wilco Zeelenberg – “Finishing is the most important thing”
“I’ve never been to Indianapolis so I’m excited! As for Jorge, he loves Indy and he knows that it’s important to get trigonous or square more vile finishes and then see point we are. He has a hulking precedence and he doesn’t wish on stick his neck exhausted in reverse feed to boot many risks, he experience that finishing races and taking points is the almost important thing.”

Davide Brivio – “Always a alluring on go tear there”
“We go to Indy, point we had a just race last year, coming from not such a good race in Brno so we really need a good emerge this weekend! The test after Brno was useful however also we hope to be in good shape this weekend. It’s regularly a alluring to go racing in corresponding an amazing place also we partial wish to keep working to rivet Valentino in the best possible coincident to start fighting for victories then as in due time equally possible.”

Valentino Rossi : Information
Age: 31
Lives: Tavullia, Italy
Bike: Yamaha
GP victories: 104 (78 x MotoGP/500cc, 14 x 250cc, 12 x 125cc)
First GP victory: Czech Republic, 1996 (125cc)
First GP: Malaysia, 1996 (125cc)
GP starts: 233 (173 x MotoGP/500cc, 30 x 250cc, 30 x 125cc)
Pole positions: 59 (49 x MotoGP/500cc, 5 x 250cc, 5 x 125cc)
World Championships: 9 Grand Prix (1 x 125cc, 1 x 250cc, 1 x 500cc, 6 x MotoGP)

Jorge Lorenzo: Information
Age: 23
Lives: Barcelona, Spain
Bike: Yamaha
GP victories: 33 (12 x MotoGP, 17 x 250cc, 4 x 125cc)
First GP victory: Brazil, 2003 (125cc)
First GP: Jerez, Spain, 2002 (125cc)
GP starts: 138 (44 x MotoGP, 48 x 250cc, 46 x 125cc)
Pole positions: 40 (14 x MotoGP, 23 x 250cc, 3 x 125cc)
World Championships: 2 (250cc, 2006/7)

Indianapolis: Record Lap
J. Lorenzo (Yamaha) 2009, 1′40.152

Indianapolis: Best Lap
D. Pedrosa (Honda) 2009, 1′39.730

Grand Prix Results: Indianapolis 2009
1. J. Lorenzo (Yamaha) 47′13.592
2. A. De Angelis (Honda) +9.435
3. N. Hayden (Ducati) +12.947

. V. Rossi (Yamaha) NF

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