Following the somewhat embarrassing Donington Park debacle, Max Biaggi sought to make amends on home soil at Monza, but a controversial drive-thru penalty for cutting a chicane and not returning to the track in the correct manner scuppered his victory hopes and thrust him back into the spotlight. Biaggi was upset, his Aprilia team were furious – and opinions were just as divided on the forums…
9. Magny-Cours : It takes two to tango
- 23 June 2011
Racing doesn't always have to be about news, results and controversy… It can be quite humorous, maybe even romantic, as represented by these two runaway bikes indulging in an unusual form of tango. Not that it was happy faces all round, as their 'partners' seemed a bit disgruntled by their defiant dance on the edge of the Adelaide hairpin at Magny-Cours.
10. Biaggi lectures Rea after 'crazy claim'
- 1 June 2011
Following his tweet that he had been 'Simoncelli'd' by Max Biaggi out of the first race at Miller Motorsports Park, Jonathan Rea felt the 'wrath' of his rival in the 'blog-osphere' as the Italian hit back at the 'crazy claims' on his personal website. As ever, readers certainly had their opinions on the incident…