Tag Archive: Bridgestone

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 »

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 »

Apr 12

Marquez completes COTA hat-trick with dominant Grand Prix of the Americas win

Round 2: Americas MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Americas MotoGP race winner.jpg Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez clinched his third successive Grand Prix of the Americas victory as the MotoGP™ World Champion won today in Austin ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Apr 11

Marquez smashes his own lap record to take pole at the Grand Prix of the Americas

Round 2: Americas MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Americas MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez rode a sensational final lap in MotoGP™ Qualifying Practice 2 to smash his own Circuit of the Americas lap record as he vies for a third consecutive victory at the Texas circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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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Mar 19

Bridgestone revises slick tyre marking system for the 2015 MotoGP™ season

The revision to the tyre marking system has been the result of more options of slick tyre being offered by Bridgestone this season

Bridgestone slick tyre colours for the 2015 MotoGP season Following a successful debut of a new MotoGP™ slick tyre marking system in 2014, Bridgestone has introduced new colours to its tyre line-up in 2015 to reflect new tyre developments being made available to riders this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Marquez tops second Sepang MotoGP test to continue pre-season dominance

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Second Sepang MotoGP test 2015 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez signed off the second Sepang test with the quickest overall time as the reigning MotoGP™ champion clocked a 1’59.115 on the final day of action to once again set the pace in pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

Jan 14

Loris Capirossi: “When a rider has talent you see it in any category”

Capirossi on 2015 new faces and security

Loris Capirossi - Moto GP -10-2010 motogp.com recently spoke with former World Champion and MotoGP™ Safety Commission member Loris Capirossi to get his perspective on the forthcoming season and on some specifics relating to safety in Grand Prix racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Michelin not ruling out F1 return

Michelin is not ruling out a return to formula one

Michelin The French marque left the sport at the end of 2006, amid acrimony with the governing FIA and disappointed with the move to a single-tyre formula. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Bridgestone MotoGP Valencia preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 18 preview

MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ season finale takes place at Valencia’s Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, a tight and technical circuit with an unbalanced layout and a stadium-like atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Weber doubts Vettel can handle Ferrari ‘pressure’

Michael Schumacher’s former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend’s success at rebuilding a beleaguered Ferrari team.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel (15) Willi Weber, also known as the lucrative ‘Mr 20 per cent’ after brokering Schumacher’s mammoth Ferrari contracts, is worried quadruple world champion Vettel’s personality might not be as suited to the task. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Sepang preview

Bridgestone MotoGP round 17 preview

MotoGP logo Round seventeen of the 2014 MotoGP™ season takes place at Sepang International Circuit, a circuit defined by its high ambient temperatures and humidity, and a fast, technical layout. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Australian MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Bridgestone introduced an asymmetric front slick at Phillip Island

MotoGP - Opening lap of the 2014 Australian MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix last Sunday, leading a Yamaha sweep of the podium in a race where rapidly cooling temperatures created challenging conditions for the riders. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Bridgestone develops new tyre allocation for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix

“We will introduce a brand new tyre allocation for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix”

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyres Bridgestone will introduce a brand new tyre allocation for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix, including a newly-developed asymmetric front slick tyre as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ continues its efforts to develop technologies that further enhance rider safety.

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