Casey Stoner proved himself capable of appearing to be the fastest in the second race of this series. After passing a series of unsatisfactory results in qualifying and free practice, Stoner emerged as the winner in the Spanish MotoGP.
Stoner’s first podium entitled to after a record time of 45 minutes 33, 897 sec. He successfully maintain a lapse of time 0.947 seconds with Jorge Lorenzo who won the second podium. Meanwhile, Dani Pedrosa, who compete fiercely with Cal Crutchlow throughout the race eventually lock the podium by taking third in 45 minutes 2.063 seconds.
Early start, Honda duo, Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa directly pushed to the forefront. Despite fierce opposition received from Lorenzo and Nicky Hayden, Stoner efforts slowly started successfully. Start from the top five did not dampen the ambition to pass its competitors.
Behind Lorenzo’s determination to make Australia’s rider managed to take over the leadership race of the host driver. Meanwhile, Dani Pedrosa had to compete fiercely with Ducati rider, Nicky Hayden and two Tech 3 Yamaha rider Racing Team, Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow for third place.
Overtaking between Cal Crutchlow and Pedrosa coloring the way the fight in the early rounds. The Little Spaniard working hard to stay away from the pursuit of Crutchlow. First in line, two top rider, Stoner and Lorenzo continued to fight over competing first order.
Lorenzo continued to look for opportunities to get ahead of Stoner in the straight track and bend. The distance is not too far away, making the Spaniard continued to stick strictly to the defending champions.
Finally Lorenzo’s effort have to end when the finish flag hoisted after 27 laps. Stoner managed to touch the finish line in first place followed by Lorenzo in second and Pedrosa in third.
Meanwhile, Crutchlow had to settle for finishing in fourth position ahead of team-mate, Dovizioso format which complements the five major Spanish MotoGP rider.
2012 Spanish MotoGP race results:
1-Casey Stoner-Honda-45: 33 897 seconds
2-Jorge Lorenzo-Yamaha-(+ 0947)
3-Daniel Pedrosa-Honda-(+ 2063)
4-Cal Crutchlow, Yamaha Tech 3-(+ 2465)
5-Andrea Dovizioso, Tech 3 Yamaha-(+ 18 100)
6-Alvaro Bautista-Gresini-Honda (+ 21 395)
7-Stefan Bradl-LCR-Honda (+ 28 637)
8-Nicky Hayden-Ducati-(+ 28 869)
Valentino Rossi-9-Ducati-(+ 34 852)
10-Hector Barbera, Pramac Ducati-(+ 35 103)
11-Ben Spies, Yamaha-(+ 38 041)
12-Aleix Espargaro-Aspar Aprilia-(+ 1m12.728)
13-Danilo Petrucci-Ioda Aprilia-(+ 1m18.669)
14-Mattia Pasini Aprilia-Speed Master-(+ 1m29.142)
15-Ivan Silva-Avintia Inmotec-Kawasaki-(+ 1m32.478)
16-Colin Edwards Forward Suter-BMW-(+ 1m40.577)
17-Karel Abraham Cardion Ducati-(+ 1 lap)