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Jul 26

Yamaha Factory Racing Team make history with emphatic Suzuka 8 Hours victory

38th Suzuka 8 Hours: 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship, Round Two

Yamaha Factory Racing Team - Bradley Smith Katsuyuki Nakasuga Pol Espargaro - 2015 Suzuka 8 Hours race winners on the podium In their sixtieth anniversary year, Yamaha Motor Corporation claimed a historic Suzuka 8 Hours win as the Yamaha Factory Racing Team of Pol Espargaro, Katsuyuki Nakasuga and Bradley Smith rode their YZF-R1 to victory, also giving Bridgestone its tenth consecutive victory as a tyre supplier at the ‘8Tai’.

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Jul 25

Record-breaking Espargaro puts Yamaha on pole position for the 2015 Suzuka 8 Hours

2015 FIM Endurance World Championship Series, Round 2 – Suzuka 8 Hours
Pol Espargaro - Yamaha Factory Racing Team - Suzuka 8 Hours Top10 Shootout Yamaha Factory Racing Team rider Pol Espargaro rode a lap to remember in today’s Top10 Trial at Suzuka Circuit, setting a new unofficial lap record time of 2’06.000 to put himself and teammates Bradley Smith and Katsuyuki Nakasuga on pole for the 38th Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race.

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Jul 20

Bridgestone aiming for a ‘perfect ten’ at the Suzuka 8 Hours

The 38th edition of the Suzuka 8 Hours takes place this weekend at the legendary Suzuka Circuit in Japan

Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP front slick tyres

Bridgestone is aiming to extend its record-breaking run of success at the Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race to ten consecutive victories as a tyre supplier, with the world’s largest tyre manufacturer supporting a roster of racing stars at Japan’s most prestigious motorcycle road race.

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Jul 14

German MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

This year’s German Grand Prix saw Marquez beat all of the circuit records

MotoGP logo For the third successive year the German Grand Prix was won by Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez who took a comfortable victory over teammate Dani Pedrosa and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who crossed the finish line in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Marquez completes dominant weekend with a sixth successive win at Sachsenring

Round 9: German MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - German MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez signed off a dominant weekend at Sachsenring by winning today’s German Grand Prix ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa, the two-time MotoGP™ World Champion extending his run of success at the German circuit to six successive victories. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Marquez obliterates Sachsenring lap record to take pole position at the German Grand prix

Round 9: German MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - German MotoGP QP2 Marc Marquez is on track to extend Repsol Honda Team’s run of five consecutive premier-class victories at the German Grand Prix after the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion smashed his own Sachsenring Circuit Best Lap record by a staggering 0.601 seconds.

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Jul 10

Marquez resumes Sachsenring domination by topping German Grand Prix practice

Round 9: German MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Marc Marquez- Repsol Honda Team - German MotoGP FP1 At a circuit where he hasn’t been beaten for the last five seasons, Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez continued his fine form at Sachsenring by topping the timesheets in Friday’s free practice sessions at the German Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Germany, Sachsenring preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™  round 9  preview

Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP asymmetric front slick Round nine of the 2015 MotoGP™ season takes place at Germany’s Sachsenring; a technical circuit with abrasive tarmac and fast left-hand turns that makes it one the most punishing tracks for tyres.

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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 »

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