Ben Spies Takes First Win at MotoGP 7th Round for the YAMAHA FACTORY RACING Team
The EXEDY supported YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM’s rider Ben Spies had taken his first win in MotoGP on June 26th 2011 at the 7th round, Assens.
As the YAMAHA FACTORY RACING team showed celebration of their 50th anniversary by changing the color’s on their bikes, Ben Spies delivered a spot-on performance all weekend for the team. Just missing the pole position by .009 seconds, Spies started from the number two position but quickly gained the lead in the first corner and remained untouched for the remainder of the race finishing 7 seconds before the second place rider.
|Ben Spies responding to the fan’s cheers.||Ben Spies on the podium.|
Teammate Jorge Lorenzo had crossed the checkered flag in 6th place.
MotoGP2011 Race Schedule
|Race||Date||Jorge Lorenzo||Ben Spies|
|Rd.1||Qatar GP||3/20||2nd place||6th place|
|Rd.3||Portuguese GP||5/1||2nd place||DNF|
|Rd.4||French GP||5/15||4th place||6th place|
|Rd.5||Catalunya GP||6/5||2nd place||3rd place|
|Rd.7||Dutch TT||6/25||6th place||Winner|
|Rd.10||United States GP||7/24|
|Rd.13||San Marino GP||9/4|
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