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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 29

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Extremely hot and humid temperatures over the race weekend created trying conditions for the riders

MotoGP logoIn sweltering conditions at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit last Sunday, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won his twelfth race of the 2014 season ahead of the determined Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 26

Sepang success makes it twelve MotoGP wins for Marquez in 2014

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez equalled Mick Doohan’s premier-class record of twelve wins in one season after the newly-crowned MotoGP champion won a gruelling battle in sweltering conditions at Sepang International Circuit.

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Oct 25

Marquez runs hot in scorching conditions at Sepang to set new circuit record

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Qualifying
Marc-Marquez---Repsol-Honda---Malaysian-MotoGP-QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in record-breaking form during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the 2014 World Champion set the quickest ever time at the Sepang circuit to become the first rider to achieve thirteen pole positions in a MotoGP™ season.

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Oct 24

Pedrosa on race record pace in a day of mixed weather at Sepang

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two
motoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP FP1 Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was the quickest rider in Friday practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the MotoGP™ riders had to contend with both sunshine and heavy rain in a challenging opening day at Sepang.

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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 19

Rampant Rossi wins at Phillip Island to lead Yamaha clean sweep

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Australian MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won his first race at Phillip Island in ten years as the Italian rider led a Yamaha clean sweep of the top three podium positions at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Oct 18

Marquez makes his mark at Phillip Island for his twelfth pole position of the year

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Qualifying
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez claimed his twelfth MotoGP™ pole position of the year in a closely-contested qualifying session at Phillip Island as riders from the three factory manufacturers claimed a front row start for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix.

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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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Oct 14

Japanese MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

“The stop-and-go layout of the circuit is the main factor when we develop tyres for the Japanese Grand Prix”
 

MotoGP - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo at Motegi Conditions for the start of the Japanese Grand Prix race weekend were warm, but cool ambient temperatures and cloud cover drastically lowered track temperatures on Sunday, with a peak recording of just 27°C recorded during the race.

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Oct 12

Lorenzo wins the day and Marquez the MotoGP™ championship at Motegi

Round 15: Japanese MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Japanese MotoGP race winner Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo continued his irresistible form in the second half of the 2014 MotoGP season as he won his second consecutive race at Motegi as Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez made it back-to-back MotoGP™ World Championship titles by taking second place in the Japanese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Dovizioso destroys Motegi lap record to take pole position in Japan

Round 15: Japanese MotoGP™ – Qualifying
Andrea Dovizioso - Ducati Team - Japanese MotoGP QP2 Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso continued the scintillating pace he showed yesterday at Motegi to smash the existing circuit lap record by four-tenths of a second and claim pole position for tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix.

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Oct 10

Dominant Dovizioso sets the pace on the opening day at Motegi

Round 15: Japanese MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two
MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso - Ducati Team - Japanese MotoGP FP2 Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso was in ominous form on the first day of practice at the Japanese Grand Prix, the Italian rider setting a stunning a lap time of 1’45.140 in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session at Motegi to finish comfortably ahead of his closest competitor.

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Oct 01

Aragon MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

The Aragon race weekend started with cool, yet sunny conditions, before rainy periods occurred on Sunday.

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo leads the Aragon Grand Prix on his Movistar Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo secured his first win of the 2014 MotoGP™ season in a chaotic Aragon Grand Prix which started dry, yet finished in soaking wet conditions after a heavy downpour late in the race.

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Sep 28

Lorenzo excels in wet and dry conditions to take victory at Aragon

Round 14: Aragon MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Aragon MotoGP race winner In an eventful flag-to-flag race at MotorLand Aragon, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo showed superb pace in both wet and dry conditions to take his first victory of the 2014 MotoGP™ season.

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Sep 27

Marquez annihilates Aragon lap record to score eleventh pole of the season

Round 14: Aragon MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Aragon MotoGP QP2 Marc Marquez smashed the MotorLand Aragon Circuit Best Lap record by over half a second for his eleventh pole position of 2014, and helped to secure a Repsol Honda lockout of the front two grid slots at the Aragon Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Dovizioso on record pace at Aragon to put Ducati on top in Friday practice

Round 14: Aragon MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two
MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso - Ducati Team - Aragon MotoGP FP2 Under sunny Spanish skies, Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso lapped under the current Aragon Circuit Record Lap in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session to lead proceedings on the opening day at the Aragon Grand Prix.

Sep 24

Bridgestone MotoGP Aragon preview

Bridgestone MotoGP round 14 preview

MotoGP logo Round fourteen of the 2014 MotoGP™ season takes place at MotorLand Aragon; a venue where variable weather conditions, long sweeping corners and hard braking zones create a challenge for tyre development. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

San Marino and Rimini MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

The first day of the weekend was subjected to heavy rain and the coldest track temperatures yet recorded this season

MotoGP - Start of the 2014 San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won his first race of the 2014 MotoGP™ season ahead of teammate Jorge Lorenzo in second place, and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa in third.

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