Dani Pedrosa always following Casey and with his calm style doing the race and lap by lap very carefully until at 11 laps to go, suddenly Simoncelli did overtakes and not too properly and make the front wheel of Pedrosa collision with back wheel of Simoncelli bike, Pedrosa crashed and the position he crashed very hard. Dani Pedrosa back to his box and he feels something not good on his neck and he has been diagnosed got a broken right collarbone.
Really sorry for Dani Pedrosa, we really not happy with all happened with you, Get Well soon for you, hope you will ride in Catalunya.
Consequences for Marco Simoncelli after that accident he got penalty, and make his position from 2nd place be a 5th position until the end of the race. and he really sorry about what happened with Dani especially about the injury.
The Drama didn't finished, battle for 3,4,5 position very close between Jorge Lorenzo, Andrea Dovizioso and the greatest rider Valentino Rossi. The battle make Circuit Le-Mans very crowd all people hold one breath its getting very excited, look like the Ducati bike is not too fast compare with Dovi bike and Lorenzo bike, but The Doctor never stop to trying the best he can do with what he has, with the high class technique he over take Jorge Lorenzo and he's doing again for overtaking Dovizioso, but Valentino did a bit mistakes he thinks when he pushed hard the bike its the last lap in fact they still have one lap to go, and as we know, Ducati bike still need to improve on straight track. so he loses bit of time and he was happy accepted the 3rd position and said congratulation with Andrea Dovizioso.
For the first time on this season, after he moves to Ducati and become "Red" with the all hard time he past : his shoulder, he's adapting to his Desmo, he's trying to solve the problem front of Ducati become soft, he changes the new chassis for his bike, his accident in Jerez and many thing hard situation but he proves with a sincerely struggle, clean heart, patience all will bear a perfect and beautiful success.
Valentino Rossi interview after the nice podium and like always he said all with a smile "I'm so happy - the first podium with Ducati is a great emotion, especially because I arrived there after a difficult period when we were struggling a lot with my physical condition, and also to understand the bike more. But it's becoming better and better, and the race today was very, very fun. I did quite a good start, some overtaking, and I hooked my bike to Dovi and Lorenzo . We had a different setting and I was faster than the rest of the weekend. At the end it was great, because I did some good laps to go with Jorge and I was able to overtake him. But then Dovi arrived, so another battle with him. We are going in a good way but still in some places we lose a bit too much. When I tried to overtake Dovi I thought it was the last lap, but we had another one - I wasn't sure. But anyway it was difficult and congratulations to Dovi. Anyway, it’s fine like this; I’m happy for myself and for my team as this result boosts our morale. We still have to keep working and improving though, because there’s more to be done. I also have to improve and keep adapting my style to the Ducati, because I’m still not riding it as I should, but in the meanwhile, we’ll enjoy today’s nice race and podium."
It's the one of a many great thing from Valentino, he always make us understand what the real meaning of sport. The one is accept what you get with all positive thing. 2nd The sport is not war but is a game so all the achievement is happy thing, even he must get the worst result as long as the battle is fair and honest he will accepted and with a big heart said congratulation for the best.
What's he did is very brilliant and Valentino Rossi is back, All people shouting for Valentino Rossi , called his name proudly. And he gave the best smile for us for his fans, for all team.
When we look back to the past the history happened at Le Mans by Valentino Rossi (I already update this thing in my twitter account before the race) like this has earned 3 victories in 2002, 2005 & 2008, along with another 4 podiums. what you can see, look the years is periodicly every 3 years and its really a sign he grab the 3rd podium in Le Mans :)
The Result for Grand Prix de France - Le Mans circuit here :
- 27 Casey Stoner – Repsol Honda –43.03.955
- 4 Andrea Dovizioso – Repsol Honda +14.214
- 46 Valentino Rossi – Ducati Team +14.564
- 1 Jorge Lorenzo – Yamaha Factory Racing +21.075
- 58 Marco Simoncelli – San Carlo Honda Gresini +31.245
- 11 Ben Spies – Yamaha Factory Racing +31.609
- 69 Nicky Hayden – Ducati Team +35.566
- 7 Hiroshi Aoyama – San Carlo Honda Gresini +51.502
- 8 Hector Barbera – Mapfre Aspar Team MotoGP +1.03.731
- 17 Karel Abraham – Cardion AB Motoracing +1.03.885
- 24 Toni Elias – LCR Honda MotoGP +1.04.068
- 19 Alvaro Bautista – Rizla Suzuki +1.04.192
- 5 Colin Edwards – Monster Yamaha Tech3 +2 laps
- 65 Loris Capirossi - Pramac Racing Team
- 26 Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda Team
- 35 Cal Crutchlow - Monster Yamaha Tech 3
- 14 Randy De Puniet - Pramac Racing Team
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