pace in free practice four which was enough to secure a second-row start and one place in front of Valentino Rossi but only by 0.001s.
Ducati's Cal Crutchlow suffered a breakdown at the end of the session but his
Movistar Yamaha's Valentino Rossi has ruled out using the hard tyre in tomorrow's Austin MotoGP race and will instead opt for the 2013-spec medium which Bridgestone saw fit to bring to the Grand Prix weekend.
Rossi ran the harder option in free practice
first lap at Austin last year at the test, the COTA circuit has showed itself to be a track that Valentino Rossi struggles to get around quickly.
It's not about which season's tires he is using, or any of the
setting for the double World Superbike champion to announce he was calling it quits than sitting next to former teammate Valentino Rossi, the American he fought so memorably with in 2006, Nicky Hayden, the latest US addition to the Grand Prix paddock
At first, Valentino Rossi was second by 0.271 seconds. Was he about to bring his Qatar form to COTA? Meanwhile, Lorenzo was invisible
When I asked about Valentino Rossi's return to form at Qatar—he was second after leading several laps—Marquez said, "He was quite fast . When
After making his announcement, Edwards received enthusiastic applause, culminating in a standing ovation from fellow riders Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden, Marc Marquez, Bradley Smith, and Josh Herrin, as well as a large assembly of international
go to Yamaha Motor de Brazil for arranging such a big event and for welcoming our MotoGP star Valentino Rossi in such big style. Today's activities Valentino was involved with, joined by TV Globo, Cafù, Alex Barros and hundreds of fans will definitely give
Having broken his right leg just a few weeks before the season start Marquez rode remarkably well to overcome Valentino Rossi in a great battle for the win in Qatar and now the young Spanish rider will be stronger for the
total of 332 GP wins for those riders lining up on the grid at the 2011 Aragon Grand Prix
262 – Valentino Rossi's second place finish in Qatar set a new record for point-scoring finishes in Grand Prix racing, with 262;