Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi

Sep 02

British MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

The warmer weather created good conditions for Marquez and Lorenzo to set a fierce pace at the front of the field


2014-08-31-0047Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won a thrilling battle with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo at last Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, the pair finishing first and second respectively with just 0.732 seconds between them, ahead of Valentino Rossi in third place on the other factory Yamaha M1.

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Aug 18

Valentino Rossi charms Club46 winners at the Czech Republic Grand Prix

MotoGP™ returned to Europe this weekend (15-17 August 2014) for the bwin Grand Prix České republiky after the summer break.

MotoGP - Club46 - Father and daughter Bernard and Melyssa meeting their hero Valentino Rossi That meant another group of lucky Club46 competition winners had the opportunity to meet charismatic racing legend Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Indianapolis MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“The much quicker pace this year at IMS did make the track more severe for tyres, but not to an extreme level.”

MotoGP logoRepsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won at Indianapolis to continue his perfect run of form and make it ten wins from ten starts in 2014. Finishing in second and third place respectively were the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.
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Jul 15

Club46 winners meet superstar Valentino Rossi at Sachsenring

This weekend (12-13 July) the 2014 MotoGP™ season reached the halfway mark at Sachsensring.

Club46 logo Racing legend Valentino Rossi recently announced that he has signed a new two-year contract to stay with the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team, so the charismatic superstar was on fine form when he met Bridgestone’s two lucky competition winners and their guests. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

This weekend (26 – 28 June 2014) sees the MotoGP™ congregation gather at the iconic Assen circuit, also known as ‘The Cathedral’.

Club46 winners blessed to meet Valentino Rossi at the Cathedral of speed

The third group of Club46 winners meeting Valentino Rossi at Assen For four lucky MotoGP™ fans, this historic event was even more special as they were the latest Club46 competition winners invited by Bridgestone Europe to meet racing legend and last year’s Assen victor, Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Catalan MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Ultimately it was Marquez who claimed victory to extend his perfect record in 2014, with Rossi finishing second and Pedrosa third.

MotoGP - Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso leaving pit lane at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Last weekend’s Catalan Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was one for the ages, with a thrilling three-way battle for victory between Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa, and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi producing one of the most exciting encounters in recent years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Valentino Rossi greets Club46 winners at his home race, Mugello

Keep an eye on the Bridgestone Club46 website for details of the next competition

Valentino Rossi Di Vale (1) The Italian Grand Prix at Mugello holds special significance for Valentino Rossi’s legion of supporters around the globe, but thanks to Bridgestone Europe, this year’s event was particularly special for four lucky MotoGP™ fans. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

First Bridgestone Club46 winners meet their hero Valentino Rossi

Last month Bridgestone Europe launched Club46 in collaboration with MotoGP™ superstar Valentino Rossi.

Bridgestone Club46 - The competition winners and their guests with Valentino Rossi This weekend (17 – 18 May 2014) Bridgestone welcomed to the Le Mans Grand Prix, the first lucky winners of the ultimate, money-can’t-buy prize; to meet nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Rossi rides the Bridgestone Battlax S20 EVO

“When pushing to the limit you learn a lot about everything. Yourself. The bike. The tyre”

Valentino Rossi - Bridgestone Battlax S20 EVOBridgestone has launched the BATTLAX Hypersport S20 EVO; the successor to the award-winning S20 tyre with the help of a striking new promotional film starring Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Unstoppable Marquez wins Argentina Grand Prix

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Podium for the 2014- Argentina Grand Prix Another dominant display from Marc Marquez this weekend culminated in the Repsol Honda rider winning his third race in a row at the Argentina Grand Prix.

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Apr 26

Stellar lap sees Marquez claim third successive pole position

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Argentina MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez kept his perfect pole record for the season intact, as the reigning World Champion set a scorching lap time of 1’37.683 in qualifying for the Argentina Grand Prix.

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Apr 08

Bridgestone and Valentino Rossi unveil new film

Lights, camera, action

Blog - ChampagneBridgestone and motorcycle racing legend Valentino Rossi recently came together near the nine-times World Champion’s home, Tavullia, Italy to collaborate on a stunning promotional film celebrating their winning partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Bridgestone Europe launch Club46 in partnership with Valentino Rossi

Bridgestone to run six competitions throughout the 2014 season; 46 winners each draw!

Club46 logo For each competition two of the lucky winners will receive the ultimate, money-can’t-buy prize – a VIP MotoGP experience and a meet and greet with Valentino Rossi Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Qatar MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

“The Qatar circuit is a difficult venue for tyre development”
MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Qatar Grand Prix Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won the MotoGP™ season opener at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit, as the reigning World Champion claimed victory ahead of Movistar Yamaha Racing’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa who finished in second and third place respectively.

Mar 23

Marquez takes victory in spectacular season opener in Qatar (updated)

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Qatar MotoGP race winner Marc Marquez got his MotoGP™ World Championship title defence off to the perfect start after the Repsol Honda rider emerged victorious from a closely-fought contest with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Briatore, Rossi dislike ‘new’ F1 era

Former team boss Flavio Briatore has slammed the new face of formula one.

Flavio Briatore 11 The 63-year-old Italian, absent from F1 in the wake of the ‘crashgate’ scandal, said he watched the Melbourne race last weekend and thought it was “disrespectful” to the spectators and television audience. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Pedrosa and Rossi share the spoils in second Sepang MotoGP™ test

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
MotoGP - Valentino-Rossi---Yamaha-Factory-Racing---2014-Sepang-2-MotoGP-test Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Yamaha Factory Racing’s Valentino Rossi shared the top of the timesheet at the second MotoGP™ pre-season group test at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit, after the two riders set an identical lap time of 1’59.999. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Motivation to stay fit ‘went away’ – Webber

“Porsche wanted me for 2013

2013-06-07_0356Mark Webber has admitted fading motivation prompted his decision to retire from formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Australian MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Last Sunday MotoGP witnessed its first flag-to-flag race in dry conditions.

MotoGP - FIM MotoGP Technical Director Danny Aldridge and Bridgestone engineer Klaus Noehles on Australian MotoGP grid Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo won an intriguing Australian Grand Prix ahead of Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and his factory Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi.

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Oct 03

Aragon MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“In summary I would say that it was a pretty good weekend for Bridgestone.”

MotoGP - Start of the 2013 Aragon Grand PrixMarc Marquez won his sixth race of the year at Motorland Aragon, the rookie taking another step to a maiden MotoGP™ title after winning ahead of the Yamaha Factory Racing duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who finished second and third respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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