Tag Archive: tyre

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 27

Three Kumho Tyre compounds available in upcoming Valencia Auto GP test

Every team on the entry least will be allotted four sets of tyres

Auto GP - Kumho Three tyre compounds will provided by Kumho Tyre in the upcoming Auto GP collective test session at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Aleix Espargaro finishes on top in final MotoGP™ pre-season test of 2014

Losail International Circuit, Qatar
MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyres Aleix Espargaro was the quickest rider at the final MotoGP™ pre-season test of 2014, the Spaniard setting a time of 1’54.874 aboard his open-class machine NGM Mobile Forward Racing Yamaha on the final day of action at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Bridgestone completes successful MotoGP™ tyre test at Phillip Island

Phillip Island Circuit, Australia

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Bridgestone completed a successful three-day tyre test at Phillip Island, as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ met its objective of testing a range of new rear slick tyres to deliver safety, performance and durability for a full race-distance at the Australian Grand Prix in October.

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Feb 06

Marquez takes top spot in first official MotoGP™ test of 2014

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyre Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez set a stunning lap time of 1’59.533 earlier today to complete his domination of the first MotoGP™ group test of the 2014 season at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit.

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 11

Valencia MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Marquez’s 3rd place was enough to secure the MotoGP™ World Championship

MotoGP - Marquez’s third place was enough to secure the MotoGP™ World ChampionshipThe MotoGP™ season finale at Valencia’s Circuito Ricardo Tormo was an exciting contest, with Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo winning his third consecutive race ahead of Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Magic Marquez claims MotoGP™ World Championship as Lorenzo wins at Valencia

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - Valencia MotoGP race winnerRepsol Honda’s Marc Marquez is the 2013 MotoGP World Champion after the rookie took third place behind race winner Jorge Lorenzo to become the youngest ever premier-class title holder. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Marquez storms to pole position at Valencia with new circuit record

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Valencia MotoGP QPMarc Marquez will start on pole position for the championship decider at Valencia’s Circuito Ricardo Tormo after the Repsol Honda star set a scorching qualifying lap time of 1’30.237 to beat the existing circuit record by six-tenths of a second. 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 30

Japanese MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Motegi included the debut of a new Super-soft rear slick for CRT riders

MotoGP - Race action from the 2013 Japanese Grand PrixLast Sunday, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo won his second consecutive race after taking victory at the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Repsol Honda duo Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Lorenzo leads from start to finish in dominant Japanese Grand Prix victory

Round 17: Japanese MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - Japanese MotoGP race winnerJorge Lorenzo dominated today’s Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi, the Yamaha Factory Racing rider leading from start to finish at Motegi to set the stage for an enticing championship decider at the final round of the season in Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

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 20

Lorenzo comes out on top in thrilling Australian Grand Prix

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - Australian MotoGP race winner Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo won a dramatic flag-to-flag Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island to breathe life back into his championship challenge Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Lorenzo shows stunning pace to lead Friday practice at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - Australian MotoGP FP2 Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo set a formidable pace to top the timesheets in Friday practice for the Australian Grand Prix, the reigning champion getting within a few tenths of the outright lap record in an exciting opening day at Phillip Island. 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 15

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Sepang is only moderately severe circuit on tyres

MotoGP - Start of the 2013 Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa clinched his third victory of the year in sultry conditions at Sepang ahead of teammate Marc Marquez and Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

The tyre nominations for the forthcoming grands prix in Abu Dhabi, the United States and Brazil have been announced

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for Abu Dhabi, United States and Brazil

2013-10-10 - PirelliIn Abu Dhabi, the teams will use the P Zero White medium tyre and the P Zero Yellow soft tyre. For the United States Grand Prix, Pirelli will bring the P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium tyre. This combination – hard and medium – will also be used in Brazil. 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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