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Jun 30

Dutch MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

It was a record-breaking weekend at Assen with Rossi setting a new Circuit Best Lap record

MotoGP - Dutch Grand Prix race winner Valentino Rossi At last Saturday’s Dutch Grand Prix, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi consolidated his lead of the MotoGP™ championship standings with a hard-fought victory over Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and fellow Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Rossi resists Marquez to take victory at the Dutch Grand Prix

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Dutch MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi signed off a perfect weekend in the Netherlands by emerging victorious from a fantastic battle with Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez to extend his lead in the MotoGP™ championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Rossi razes Assen lap record to take pole position in Dutch Grand Prix qualifying

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Dutch MotoGP QP2 In a Qualifying Practice 2 session in which every participant set a lap time quicker than the old Assen pole position record, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi produced one his greatest qualifying performances in recent years to set a new Assen Circuit Best Lap record of 1’32.627 to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Dutch Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Pedrosa sets new Assen lap record in Dutch Grand Prix free practice

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda Team - Dutch MotoGP FP2 Dani Pedrosa set the quickest ever lap time at the Assen circuit in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session as the Repsol Honda Team finished 1-2 on combined times as they seek to break the recent dominance of their Yamaha rivals.

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Jun 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Dutch TT, Assen preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 8 preview

Bridgestone fitting area in the MotoGP paddock Round eight of the 2015 MotoGP™ season is the Dutch TT at Assen, an event that formed part of the inaugural FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix season back in 1949. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Catalunya preview

Lorenzo the man to beat in Catalunya

MotoGP logo The fast and challenging Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya hosts round seven of the 2015 MotoGP season and the Montmeló circuit is set to thrill riders and fans alike with its array of high speed corners. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Italian MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

During qualifying on Saturday, Iannone was able to set a new Mugello Circuit Best Lap record

MotoGP - Race action from the 2015 Italian Grand Prix The Italian Grand Prix was won by Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo who secured a third successive MotoGP victory at Mugello ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Iannone and fellow factory Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.

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May 26

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Italy, Mugello preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 6 preview

MotoGP logo Italy’s Mugello Circuit hosts round six of the MotoGP™ championship and the venue is a favourite for riders and fans alike due to its stunning Tuscan setting and its fast, technical layout.

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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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