Moto GP News 6 Sept 2010


Shoya Tomizawa passes away

The Japanese rider tragically passed away today, Sunday 5th September, after
being injured in a crash during the Moto2 race at Misano.

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MotoGP paddock united in Tomizawa grief

There was an overwhelming sadness at Misano as riders and teams expressed their
sorrow at the tragic death on Sunday of Japanese rider Shoya Tomizawa.

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Tomizawa’s accident explained by Race Direction

Race Director Paul Butler, Claude Danis (FIM), Safety Officer Franco Uncini,
Clinica Mobile Medical Officer Claudio Macchiagodena, and Javier Alonso (Dorna)
held a press conference following the sad death of the Japanese rider.

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Honda pays tribute to Tomizawa

Honda Motor Co. Ltd and Honda Racing Corporation would like to express their
great sadness at the passing away of Shoya Tomizawa following an accident in
today’s San Marino Grand Prix.

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Pedrosa coasts to back-to-back wins with Misano triumph

The Repsol Honda rider took his first consecutive premier class victories with
success in the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini on
Sunday. Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi completed the podium.

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Elías wins amid tragedy at Misano

The Moto2 Championship leader won his sixth race of the season in a race which
was overshadowed by tragedy after Shoya Tomizawa passed away due to injuries
sustained in a crash.

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Márquez returns to winning ways at Misano

The Red Bull Ajo Motorsport rider extended his 125cc Championship lead to nine
points over Nico Terol by leading his title rival across the line in the Gran
Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini.

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Monster Yamaha Tech 3 confirm Cal Crutchlow for 2011

The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team is delighted to announce the signing of British
rider Cal Crutchlow to contest the MotoGP World Championship for the next two

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Misano honours Peter Lenz

A minute’s silence was held before the 125cc race in memory of the young
American rider who passed away last Sunday at Indianapolis.


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