Florian Alt won a 5 man battle for victory at the final corner to claim the first race in the 2012 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. The 15 year old German stole the advantage from Pole man Marcos Ramirez and fellow 14 year old Spaniard Diego Perez to stand on top of the podium in Jerez and open the Spanish Grand Prix weekend.
motogp.com brings you an exclusive recap of the first round of the 2011 season, the Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar.
After months of anticipation the 2012 MotoGP™ World Championship finally got underway at the Losail International Circuit, and the Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar delivered a spectacular opening round of the campaign. Re-live the best of it in the very first MotoGP Rewind of the year!
Lorenzo Baldassarri, the reigning Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup champion, stormed back to form with a brilliant victory in race 2 at Jerez. The 15 year old Italian stole the win at the Spanish Grand prix right on the line from 15 year old Portuguese Ivo Lopes, with 14 year old Spaniard Diego Perez taking 3rd just as he did in race one on Saturday.