Race information

J.Lorenzo Wins Rd. 5 Moto GP at Hometown Catalunya!

The EXEDY sponsored YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team’s J. Lorenzo won the 5th round of Moto GP on June 3rd 2012.

With an air temperature of 27 degrees Celsius and track temperature of 40, the dry conditions of the track proved optimal for Lorenzo who started second on the grid. By the 6th lap of the race the he had taken first place and opened a lead of 5.003 seconds when he claimed the checkered flag at the finish, protecting his seat as the point leader this season.
Meanwhile, teammate Spies, who had started 4th on the grid fell from his bike early in the race putting him in the back of pack. Before the race had finished Spies had made up 11 positions that he had lost and finished in 10th.

MotoGP2012 Race Schedule

Race Date Jorge Lorenzo Ben Spies
Rd.1 Qatar GP April 8th Winner 11th place
Rd.2 Spanish GP April 29th 2nd place 11th place
Rd.3 Portuguese GP May 6th 2nd place 8th place
Rd.4 French GP May 20th Winner 16th place
Rd.5 Catalunya GP June 3rd Winner 10th place
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