After the emotional race in Qatar for the opening of MotoGP season, the 2nd round for all the kings of rider is Jerez Circuit. The circuit characteristic have 13 corners, 8 for right corner and 5 for left corner. The circuit length is 4423 km and the track width is 11 m. This circuit started for Motor cycle Grand Prix since 1987 and constructed in 1986, have been modified in 2002.
For Repsol Honda team, won first place in Jerez is not new again, particularly seen their power in Qatar two weeks ago, and notes that Dani Pedrosa has tasted First Podium at 250 cc and MotoGP classes, this course will make things very likely to be achieved. And his team-mate Casey Stoner will certainly trying hard to feel the first Jerez podium after last year's Jorge Lorenzo managed to record his first podium with Yamaha Bike.
If we talked Honda don't forget to remember Marco Simoncelli and Andrea Dovizioso, they both have an experienced for podium in the lower category, so for sure they will push hard to get the prestige of being the fastest.
We still have many riders again, who will compete to win the prestigious position at the Jerez circuit which will be witnessed by the 120,000 fans of Moto GP. Ben Spies with his Yamaha. The strong Satellite team Monster Yamaha Tech 3 with Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow they'll want to repeat the success of debut in Qatar. Hiroshi Aoyama with Honda and The other rider with Ducati bike Héctor Barberá, Loris Capirossi, Randy De Puniet and rookie Karel Abraham will trying hard to find the progress improve and Toni Elías from LCR Honda last year got victory in Moto2 although last race in Qatar he didn't get his point.
Alvaro Bautista certainly will not follow the 2nd series in Jerez, he's still in the healing process due to an accident two weeks ago in Qatar, and Suzuki Rizla team has found a replacement for a while and the lucky one chosen is American rider John Hopkins.
The Kentucky Kid Nicky Hayden, with experience and enthusiasm, he surely will try to catch up and get a better place in Jerez.
24 times this circuit already used for motor cycling race and Valentino Rossi already got his victory with three class different and rider for three bike different manufacture. He finished first in 1997 on the class category 125 cc (Aprillia) and for 250 cc with a same bike Aprrilia be the fastest in 1999. And for the king class aka MotoGP , Valentino Rossi managed to be the fastest and holds the first podium in 2001 until 2003 with Honda bike. Not only that he was the champion on Jerez with his Yamaha in 2005,2007, 2009.
So if on April 3rd he can control his wildness of Desmo GP 11 and his shoulders strong enough to support the motor until the last lap, then it is not impossible that he will feel again proudly in the first Jerez podium for several times, and certainly made history with Ducati motorcycles after Loris Capirossi with his Ducati in 2006.
As we already know, this year will be the season's most emotional and unexpected, so any rider may be able to reach the podium first,second and third at Jerez. So should we wait for the results of the race in accordance with the schedule listed below :
Local Time at Jerez GMT +2 Indonesia Time GMT + 7
Friday April 1st, 2011 Jumat, 1 April 2011
125 cc FP 1 09.15 - 09.55 14.15 - 14.55
MotoGP FP 1 10.10 - 10.55 15.10 - 15.55
Moto2 FP 1 11.10 - 11.55 16.10 - 16.55
125cc FP 2 13.15 - 13.55 18.15 - 18.55
MotoGP FP2 14.10 - 14.55 19.10 - 19.55
Moto2 FP 2 15.10 - 15.55 20.10 - 20.55
Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 Sabtu, 2 April 2011
125 cc FP 3 09.15 - 09.55 14.15 - 14.55
MotoGP FP 3 10.10 - 10.55 15.10 - 15.55
Moto2 FP 3 11.10 - 11.55 16.10 - 16.55
125cc QP 13.00 - 13.40 18.00 - 18.40
MotoGP QP 13.55 - 14.55 18.55 - 19.55
Moto2 QP 15.10 - 15.55 20.10 - 20.55