Tag Archive: Bridgestone Motorsport Tyre

May 19

French MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“Racers always want to push themselves to the limit”

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 French Grand Prix The French Grand Prix saw the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team dominate proceedings Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi scoring a one-two result, while Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso continued his rich vein of form by finishing in third place. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Lorenzo sets record pace at Le Mans to secure second straight win

Round 5: French MotoGP™- Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - French MotoGP race winner.jpgThe French Grand Prix was the venue for another dominant performance by Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo, as the Spanish rider won his second-successive race this season by producing the quickest ever race finishing time at the Le Mans circuit.

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May 16

Marquez masters challenging conditions en route to pole position at Le Mans

French MotoGP QP 2 times

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - French MotoGP QP2In challenging conditions at Le Mans, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was half a second quicker than his nearest competitor in Qualifying Practice 2 as he claimed pole position for tomorrow’s French Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Record pace sees Smith top the timesheets in Friday practice at Le Mans

Jorge Lorenzo 2nd and Andrea Dovizioso 3rd

MotoGP - Bradley Smith - Monster Yamaha Tech 3 - French MotoGP FP2 Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Bradley Smith put a smile on the faces of his team at their home race, as the British rider topped the timesheets in Friday’s Free Practice sessions at Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Bridgestone MotoGP Le Mans, France preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 5 preview

Bridgestone fitting area in the MotoGP paddock The fabled Le Mans circuit hosts round five of the 2015 MotoGP™ season, the venue now established as the regular venue of the French Grand Prix since the start of the millennium.

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May 04

Spanish MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

“Jerez is a circuit that requires high levels of stability and feel from the front of the bike”

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 Spanish Grand Prix at Circuito de Jerez Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was in peerless form throughout the Spanish Grand Prix race weekend, culminating in a masterful race victory ahead of Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Lorenzo annihilates Jerez circuit record in dominant Spanish Grand Prix victory

Round 4: Spanish MotoGP™- Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Spanish MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo underlined his dominance this weekend at Jerez by speeding to victory at the Spanish Grand Prix, setting a new Circuit Record Lap time on his way to the chequered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

New Jerez lap record lands Lorenzo on pole for the Spanish Grand Prix

Round 4: Spanish MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Spanish MotoGP QP2 A brilliant effort in Qualifying Practice 2 saw Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo set a new Circuit Best Lap record at Jerez to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Lorenzo leads the way in sizzling Friday MotoGP™ practice at Jerez

Round 4: Spanish MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Spanish MotoGP FP2Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was quickest in both sessions on the opening day of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, the two-time MotoGP™ champion going quicker than his own Circuit Record Lap time in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Bridgestone MotoGP Jerez preview

Round 4 preview, Spain

MotoGP logoMotoGP™ returns to its spiritual homeland of Europe as round four of the world championship takes place at Spain’s iconic Jerez circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

Argentina MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

The Argentina Grand Prix was the debut for Bridgestone’s new extra-hard specification rear slick

MotoGP logo At last weekend’s Argentina Grand Prix Valentino Rossi won his second race of the 2015 MotoGP™ season with an emphatic victory while the podium was completed with Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso in second place and CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow in third.

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Apr 19

Relentless Rossi grabs amazing Argentina MotoGP™ victory

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Argentina MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s put in one of the performances of his career to win his second race of the year at Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow.

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Apr 18

Marquez masters hot conditions to claim pole position in Argentina qualifying

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Argentina MotoGP QP2 Marc Marquez will start on pole position for tomorrow’s Argentina Grand Prix after the Repsol Honda Team rider set a scorching time of 1’37.802 in Qualifying Practice 2 at Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo.

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Apr 17

Aleix Espargaro on record pace to lead Argentina Free Practice

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Aleix Espargaro - Team SUZUKI ECSTAR - Argentina MotoGP FP2 Team SUZUKI ECSTAR rider Aleix Espargaro was in impressive form at Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo today, topping both of the day’s practice sessions and setting a time quicker than the current Circuit Record Lap in Free Practice 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 16

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Argentina preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 3 preview

MotoGP logo MotoGP™ returns to South America this weekend as round three of the 2015 season visits Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo for a second time following the circuit’s debut on the calendar last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 10

Marquez masters mixed conditions to lead Friday MotoGP™ practice at COTA

Round 2: Americas MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Americas MotoGP FP2 Marc Marquez showed he is still the man to beat at the Circuit of the Americas as the Repsol Honda rider set the quickest time on the opening day of the Grand Prix of the Americas, as both sessions were subjected to unsettled weather. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 2 preview

Circuit of the Americas, United States preview
Start of the 2014 Grand Prix of the Americas Round two of the 2015 MotoGP™ season takes place at the stunning Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas; a technical circuit that features the longest straight on the calendar and significant elevation changes.

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Apr 01

Qatar MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

It was an all-Italian podium at the first Grand Prix of 2015

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi  - Podium from the 2015 Qatar Grand Prix Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi won an entertaining MotoGP™ season opener at Qatar’s Losail Circuit, the nine-time World Champion emerging the victor in an epic battle with Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso.

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Feb 06

Marquez sets quickest ever lap at Sepang to top first official MotoGP test

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia

MotoGP - Bridgestone Motorsport technical area in MotoGP paddock Current World Champion Marc Marquez emphatically underlined his title credentials for the upcoming season by setting a scorching time of 1’58.867 at the first MotoGP™ group test of 2015 at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

Bridgestone prepares for the first MotoGP™ group test of 2015

Like last year, the MotoGP regulations for 2015 provide concessions on rear tyre choice

Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP front slick tyres The riders contesting this year’s MotoGP™ World Championship will get their first taste of Bridgestone’s 2015 specification tyres at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit from February 4-6, as the world’s largest tyre maker embarks on its seventh season as the official tyre supplier to the series. Read the rest of this entry »
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