2009 MotoGP Round 14, Rider J. Lorenzo makes his fourth win!
The Portugal GP was held at Estoril on Sunday, October 4th.
The EXEDY supported FIAT YAMAHA team rider, J. Lorenzo, proved himself as fastest during qualifying which later gave him the pole-to-win finish and his fourth victory this season.
Winner #99 J. Lorenzo (Left), 4th place #46 V. Rossi (Right).
The riders wore new colors given to them from their main sponsor to promote the release of a new compact car model from the FIAT company, the Punto Evo.
Starting from the pole position, J. Lorenzo retook the lead after losing it in the first corner and was unchallenged to the end of the race giving him his fourth victory.
Rider #99 J. Lorezno in action during his pole-to-win finish and 4th win this season.
The San Marino GP was a victorious race for V. Rossi and the Yamaha team.
J. Lorenzo carried the streak of victory for the Yamaha team to Estoril where the team also celebrated the company’s 100th race in MotoGP.
Estoril proved to be favorable for J. Lorenzo as the other riders were unable to match his pace. V. Rossi was able to get a close finish in 4th place.
The point standings include first place V.Rossi and second place J. Lorenzo.
With only three races left in this season, we are waiting to see who will become the series champion.
The San Marino GP expanded the point lead for V. Rossi to 30 points, but with J. Lorenzo chasing close behind, J. Lorenzo was able to close the gap with this win in Estoril to only a 18 point difference.
As the season comes to an end,
we are looking forward to see who will become the series champion.
Please join us in wishing the FIAT YAMAHA team supported by EXEDY the best of luck.
Round 15 October 18th Sunday, Australian GP
Round 16 October 25th Sunday, Malaysian GP
Round 17 November 08th Sunday, Valenciana GP
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