Jorge Lorenzo

Lorenzo makes winning start to title defence

Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo, of Spain, leads the way during the MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix race at the Losail circuit. Photo: AFP

Spain's Jorge Lorenzo began his MotoGP title defence in style with an emphatic win in the season-opener at Qatar's Losail International Circuit.

Tuesday, 9 April, 2013, 5:27am

Lorenzo clinches MotoGP crown

Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo sealed his second world MotoGP crown after his challenger crashed out, while Casey Stoner claimed his sixth straight Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island yesterday.

29 Oct 2012 - 3:46am

Short Sport, October 21, 2012

Jorge Lorenzo listens to a few tunes before his record lap, which puts him in pole position for today's Malaysian Grand Prix. Photo: Reuters

Record-breaking Lorenzo in pole

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14 Oct 2012 - 2:36am

MotoGP ace Stoner aware of 'life-changing' risks

Spanish rider Dani Pedrosa was fastest yesterday. Photo: AFP

MotoGP champion Casey Stoner says he has recovered only 50 per cent from injury but is ready to take "life-changing" risks in his comeback to crown his final year in Grand Prix racing.

13 Oct 2012 - 4:01am