F1/ MotoGP Race results and other things

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Good day to all the X-Spiriters out there! And what a weekend it was for racing. Alonso has come out in the press and admitted defeat saying Red Bull Racing pretty much have this season wrapped up. It was a great start for Romain Grosjean, and Vettel slipped to third, but the luck of this man is scary. He drove a superb rest of the race and managed to finish quite a few seconds ahead of team mate Mark Webber.

Results/ Japan F1

1. Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault 53 laps 1hr 26m 49.301s
2. Mark Webber Australia Red Bull-Renault +00m 07.1s
3. Romain Grosjean France Lotus-Renault +00m 09.9s
4. Fernando Alonso Spain Ferrari-Ferrari +00m 45.6s
5. Kimi Raikkonen Finand Lotus-Renault +00m 47.3s
6. Nico Hulkenberg Germany Sauber-Ferrari +00m 51.6s
7. Esteban Gutierrez Spain Sauber-Ferrari +01m 11.6s
8. Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes +01m 12.0s
9. Jenson Button Britain McLaren-Mercedes +01m 20.8s
10. Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari-Ferrari +01m 29.2s

11. Paul di Resta Britain Force India-Mercedes +01m 38.5s
12. Jean-Eric Vergne France Toro Rosso-Ferrari +1 lap
13. Daniel Ricciardo Australia Toro Rosso-Ferrari +1 lap
14. Adrian Sutil Germany Force India-Mercedes +1 lap
15. Sergio Perez Mexico McLaren-Mercedes +1 lap
16. Pastor Maldonado Venezuela Williams-Renault +1 lap
17. Valtteri Bottas Finland Williams-Renault +1 lap
18. Charles Pic France Caterham-Renault +1 lap
19. Max Chilton Britain Marussia-Cosworth +1 lap

Rtd Lewis Hamilton Britain Mercedes-Mercedes 7 laps completed
Rtd Giedo van der Garde Holland Caterham-Renault 0 laps completed
Rtd Jules Bianchi France Marussia-Cosworth 0laps completed

And you can watch highlights right here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/24511423

As for the MotoGP, like Vettel, Marc Marquez continues his rampant run towards a rookie world championship title. Although, for the Malaysian MotGP, Marquez had to concede to his team mate Dani Pedrosa, who didn’t have the typical dynamite start we expect from him, but worked his way up to first place and remained there till the flag. Marquez pretty much has the championship in the bag, but we all know that this is racing, and anything is possible!

Results/ MotoGP/ Sepang

1. Dani Pedrosa ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 40m 45.191s
2. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team (RC213V) 40m 47.948s
3. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 40m 51.860s
4. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha Factory Racing (YZR-M1) 40m 55.542s
5. Alvaro Bautista ESP Go&Fun Honda Gresini (RC213V) 41m 7.340s
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 41m 7.492s
7. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 (YZR-M1) 41m 16.055s
8. Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP13) 41m 30.302s
9. Aleix Espargaro ESP Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 41m 44.455s
10. Yonny Hernandez COL Ignite Pramac Racing (GP13) 41m 46.608s
11. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 41m 48.856s
12. Randy De Puniet FRA Power Electronics Aspar (ART CRT) 41m 59.447s
13. Claudio Corti ITA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 42m 6.794s
14. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Blusens (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 42m 13.167s
15. Colin Edwards USA NGM Forward Racing (FTR-Kawasaki CRT)* 42m 14.633s
16. Danilo Petrucci ITA Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* 42m 14.742s
17. Luca Scassa ITA Cardion AB Motoracing (ART CRT) 42m 33.121s
18. Bryan Staring AUS Go&Fun Honda Gresini (FTR-Honda CRT) 42m 38.118s

Michael Laverty GBR Paul Bird Motorsport (ART CRT) DNF
Lukas Pesek CZE Came IodaRacing Project (Suter-BMW CRT)* DNF
Nicky Hayden USA Ducati Team (GP13) DNF
Damian Cudlin AUS Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM-ART CRT)* DNF
Andrea Iannone ITA Energy T.I. Pramac Racing (GP13) DNF

Courtesy of Cycle World

Highlights can be seen here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/motogp/24511716

As you can see, all the podium winners in this weekends races are all sponsored by Alpinestars- for any Alpinestars gear, head over to http://www.x-spirit.co.uk/brands/alpinestars

 

 

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