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Jorge Lorenzo YAMAHA FACTORY RACING takes the win at Moto GP Round 1!

On April 8th, 2012, round one of Moto GP was held at the Qatar Grand Prix where the EXEDY sponsored YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team’s Jorge Lorenzo took first place in the season opener.

Starting from the pole-position, Lorenzo fell back to third during the race but battled back up to first to take the lead and win the race. Teammate Ben Spies finished 11th.

MotoGP2012 Race Schedule

Race Date Jorge Lorenzo Ben Spies
Rd.1 Qatar GP April 8th Winner 11th place
Rd.2 Spanish GP April 29th    
Rd.3 Portuguese GP May 6th    
Rd.4 French GP May 20th    
Rd.5 Catalunya GP June 3rd    
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