Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi
“In summary I would say that it was a pretty good weekend for Bridgestone.”
Marc 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.
Valentino Rossi has used Ferrari as an example of an Italian racing team that managed to emerge from a deep crisis.
In a hard-fought MotoGP™ race at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello
It was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who stormed to a dominant victory ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso. Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa led into turn one, however Lorenzo got past into the lead within a few bends, as the grid diced for positions in the early stages.
Round 4: French MotoGP™ – Post-race debrief
Rain lashed the Bugatti Circuit at Le Mans prior to last Sunday’s French MotoGP™ and an exciting wet race ensued with Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo streaking away to take his second win of the season ahead of Ducati’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner.
MotoGP great Valentino Rossi has admitted he admires Michael Schumacher’s sporting longevity.
Seven time world champion Schumacher retired from formula one at the end of 2006 but returned three seasons later with Mercedes, where in 2012 he will attempt to add a first podium to the dazzling tally of his initial career.
Sepang, built ahead of its 1999 debut, also hosts F1′s annual Malaysian round.
Sepang will look into the safety of the Malaysian grand prix venue following Sunday’s death of MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli. The Italian, whose helmet came off during the incident, died in Malaysia after he partially fell from his Honda and was struck from behind by rivals Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards.