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MotoGP Round 8, YAMAHA FACTORY RACING’s Jorge Lorenzo makes his second win!

The 8th round of MotoGP was held on July 3rd 2011 at Italy’s Mugello circuit where the EXEDY supported YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team’s Jorge Lorenzo had taken his second win of the 2011 season.

In round 7 the YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team’s Ben Spies took first place as his teammate Jorge Lorenzo showed an outstanding performance in round 8 and came through with the second consecutive win for the team.
Lorenzo had started from 5th place but by the first corner of the first lap he had jumped up to second position and was focused on taking the lead. After making consecutive flawless laps, the Mallorcan had taken over first place and began to gradually distance himself from the other riders until reaching the checkered flag.
Teammate Ben Spies finished with a near podium finish in 4th position.

Team staff and rider Jorge Lorenzo celebrate their victory.
Team staff and rider Jorge Lorenzo celebrate their victory.
Lorenzo showing his enthusiasm on the podium.
Lorenzo showing his enthusiasm on the podium.

MotoGP2011 Race Schedule

Race Date Jorge Lorenzo Ben Spies
Rd.1 Qatar GP 3/20 2nd place 6th place
Rd.2 Spanish GP 4/3 Winner DNF
Rd.3 Portuguese GP 5/1 2nd place DNF
Rd.4 French GP 5/15 4th place 6th place
Rd.5 Catalunya GP 6/5 2nd place 3rd place
Rd.6 British GP 6/12 DNF DNF
Rd.7 Dutch TT 6/25 6th place Winner
Rd.8 Italian GP 7/3 Winner 4th place
Rd.9 German GP 7/17    
Rd.10 United States GP 7/24    
Rd.11 Czech GP 8/14    
Rd.12 Indianapolis GP 8/28    
Rd.13 San Marino GP 9/4    
Rd.14 Aragon GP 9/18    
Rd.15 Japan GP 10/2    
Rd.16 Australian GP 10/16    
Rd.17 Malaysian GP 10/23    
Rd.18 Valencian GP 11/6