Moto GP 2012 Casey Stoner wins at Jerez

Casey Stoner from Repsol Honda team riding on  factory Honda RC213V has won at Jerez circuit in 2012 Moto GP.He is also the defending champion and this is also his first position finish in this season.His total race time was 1:40.554.In the first race of this season at Qatar he finished in third place.His third place finish earned him 16 points and his first place finish here at Jerez circuit gave him 25 points making overall point score of 41 points which takes him to second position in overall standings for this season.

Jorge Lorenzo from Yamaha Factory Racing riding on 2012 Yamaha M1  finished in second place.He and Casey Stoner had very close competition in this race with a time difference of 0.947 seconds .He finished in first position during Qatar grand prix of this season which earned him 25 points and his second place finish here at Jerez earned him 45 points.Which makes him sit in first position in overall standings of this season.

Dani Pedrosa team mate of Casey Stoner riding on RC213V finished in third place with a time difference of 2.063 seconds.Pedrosa finished in second place during Qatar grand prix which earned him 20 points and third place finish here gives him 16 points which makes his total point count of 36 and he is in third position in overall standings of this season.

In Fourth position was Cal Crutchlow from Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team riding on satellite Yamaha M1 finished in fourth place with a time difference of 2.465 seconds.

In fifth position was another Monster team rider Andrea Dovizioso with a time difference of 18.100 seconds.This massive time difference shows that the main competition was only in the first four positions of the race.Ironically Crutch low and Andrea Dovizioso also finished in 4 th and 5 th position respectively in Qatar 2012.

While for Ducati conditions have not yet improved the two factory riders Nicky Hayden and Valentino Rossi finished in 8 th and 9 th position respectively.While Hector Barbera Satellite Ducati bike rider finished in 10 th position.

Ben Spies team mate of Jorge Lorenzo finished in 11 th position during this race and he was also in 11 th position at Qatar.


Honda RC213V 2012 Moto GP bike

1000 cc RC 213 V in Repsol colors

The Honda RC 213 V in testing in Moto GP testing season

The  RC213V is a 1000 cc Moto GP proto type machine developed by Honda racing for use in Moto GP 2012.The RC213V is a factory Moto GP bike.As the official sponsor for Honda in 2012 is Repsol the bike is seen in Repsol colors during the testing season of the bike.Honda has two riders for 2012 one is 2011  Moto GP champion Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa.Honda is the 2011 Moto GP Manufacturer champion and as a defending champion for the title.Honda engineers had put in their best efforts to make the RC213V.Casey Stoner who rode the bike in the testing season was satisfied with the bike and he finished in first place during the testing followed by two Yamaha Factory Racing riders Ben spies  Jorge Lorenzo third place On Yamaha M1 2012.From recent reports from other Honda satellite teams it is rumoured that the RC213V costs 4-5 million.

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