Tag Archive: Hiroshi Yamada

Apr 22

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 3: Argentina, Termas de Río Hondo

The Termas de Río Hondo circuit is characterised by numerous fast, long-radius corners

MotoGP - Repsol Honda engineer fitting Bridgestone BATTLAX rear slick tyre2014 sees MotoGP™ return to South America for the first time since 2004, as Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo hosts round three of the season.

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Apr 08

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 2: Americas, Austin

A real challenge for the riders and tyres

MotoGP - Start of the 2013 Americas Grand Prix After a successful debut event last year, MotoGP™ returns to the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas with legions of American fans set to be thrilled after an intense season opener at Qatar. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Bridgestone MotoGP Qatar, Losail preview

MotoGP  Round 1 preview
MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ season is set to start this weekend amidst a huge buzz of excitement at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit, as Bridgestone embarks on its sixth season as Official Tyre Supplier to the world’s premier class of motorcycle road racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Bridgestone introduces new slick tyre marking system for 2014 MotoGP™ season

Adding an extra dimension to the MotoGP coverage
MotoGP - 2014 Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP rear slicks From the first race of the 2014 season, Bridgestone will employ a new colour marking system for its MotoGP™ tyres to make it easier for spectators to see which front and rear tyre options each rider is using at a given time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Bridgestone heads to Malaysia for first MotoGP group test of 2014

The 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship will boast twenty-four riders
MotoGP - Bridgestone Motorsport technical area in MotoGP paddock Bridgestone heads to Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit for the first MotoGP™ group test of 2014 on Tuesday, February 4 as the world’s largest tyre maker embarks on its sixth season as the official tyre supplier to the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Hiroshi Yamada looks back over the 2013 MotoGP™ season

“Overall, I think this season has been fantastic”

MotoGP logoAfter one of the most exciting MotoGP™ campaigns in recent years, Bridgestone Motorsport Manager Hiroshi Yamada looks back on the highlights from this year, and gives a brief glimpse of the world’s largest tyre manufacturer’s approach to the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Marquez makes his mark in Valencia post-season test

Circuito Ricardo Tormo test

MotoGP - Bridgestone engineer speaking with Repsol Honda's Dani PedrosaThe first prelude to the 2014 MotoGP™ season, the Valencia post-season test wrapped up today at Circuito Ricardo Tormo, with newly-crowed World Champion Marc Marquez clocking the fastest time – a 1’30.287 – over the three days on his Repsol Honda RC213V. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Round 18 preview, Valencia

Ricardo Tormo Circuit preview

MotoGP - Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo and Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez on trackFor the first time since 2006, the MotoGP™ World Championship will be decided at the last race of the year, as Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo prepare for an end-of-season spectacular in front of a vocal Spanish crowd at Valencia.

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Oct 26

Lorenzo emerges from the clouds to take pole position at Motegi

Round 17: Japanese MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - Japanese MotoGP QPAfter yesterday’s and this morning’s Free Practice sessions at Motegi were cancelled due to poor weather, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo adapted best to the revised qualifying format and the wet track, setting a time of 1’53.471 to claim the top spot on the grid for tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 17: Japan

Bridgestone will debut a new super-soft asymmetric rear slick at Motegi

MotoGP logoThe penultimate round of the 2013 MotoGP™ season takes place at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit, a technical circuit with strong braking and acceleration zones and an abrasive, high-grip track surface. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Australia preview

Round 16 preview

MotoGP - Pramac Racing engineers changing rear BATTLAX slick tyre for Andrea Iannone Round sixteen of the 2013 MotoGP™ season takes place at Australia’s Phillip Island circuit, a circuit whose attractive seaside setting belies its status as one of the cruellest on Bridgestone MotoGP™ tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Pedrosa bounces back with dominant victory at Sepang

Round 15: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP race winnerDani Pedrosa overcame his heartbreak from the last round at Aragon as the Repsol Honda rider dominated today’s race at Sepang International Circuit to win his second successive Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Oct 10

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Malaysia preview

Round 15 : Sepang International Circuit preview

MotoGP - Repsol Honda technicians changing BATTLAX rear tyreRound fifteen of the 2013 MotoGP™ season takes place at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit, a real test of man and machine with its high ambient temperatures and technical layout. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Aragon preview

 

Round 14 preview

MotoGP logoRound fourteen of the 2013 MotoGP™ season takes place at Motorland Aragon; a venue where changeable weather conditions and the varied nature of the circuit creates a challenging scenario for tyre development. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 13 preview

Misano preview

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol HondaRound thirteen of the 2013 MotoGP™ season sees the series return to Italy, with this weekend’s San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix taking place at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli as the fight for the championship intensifies. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Round 12 preview

Silverstone preview

MotoGP - Bridgestone Motorsport technicians in pit laneRound twelve of the 2013 MotoGP™ World Championship takes place in the United Kingdom, with the fast and flowing Silverstone circuit welcoming riders at the end of a gruelling run of three back-to-back races. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Magic Marquez masters Indy to clinch third-straight MotoGP™ victory

Round 10: Indianapolis MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - 2013 Indianapolis MotoGP race winnerThere was no stopping Marc Marquez at Indianapolis MotorSpeedway this weekend, the Repsol Honda rounding out a relentless performance by taking the chequered flag today for his third consecutive MotoGP™ victory to sweep all races held in the United States of America this season.

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Aug 16

Graham Rahal victorious at the 2013 Bridgestone Golf Performance Challenge

Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, Indianapolis, USA

2013 Bridgestone Golf Performance Challenge participantsAfter a successful debut event last year, Bridgestone Motorsport held the second Bridgestone Golf Performance Challenge yesterday (Thursday 15 August) at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 10: Indianapolis

A circuit steeped in history that was introduced to the calendar in 2008

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyresThe third and final MotoGP™ round to be held in the United States this year takes place at the historic Indianapolis Motorspeedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Bridgestone previews the 2013 Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race

Cola Zero Suzuka Eight Hours Endurance Road Race

MotoGP logoRound two of the 2013 FIM Endurance World Championship Series, the Coca-Cola Zero Suzuka Eight Hours Endurance Road Race takes place this weekend and Bridgestone will be chasing a record-breaking eighth consecutive victory at this prestigious event.  Read the rest of this entry »

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