Tag Archive: Hiroshi Yamada

Nov 08

Lorenzo wins Valencia Grand Prix in style to clinch third MotoGP crown

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Valencia MotoGP race winner Jorge Lorenzo is the 2015 MotoGP World Champion after the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider led from start to finish and rode at record pace to secure victory ahead of the Repsol Honda Team duo of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa who finished in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Valencia preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Round 18 preview

Bridgestone fitting area in the MotoGP paddock The 2015 Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana marks Bridgestone’s final Grand Prix as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP, bringing to an end a successful 14 year involvement in the premier class of motorcycle road racing for the world’s largest tyre manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Unstoppable Pedrosa takes dominant victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race

Dani-Pedrosa---Repsol-Honda-Team---Malaysian-MotoGP-race-winner Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa converted his record-breaking pace in qualifying into a race winning performance at today’s Malaysian Grand Prix, the Spaniard scoring his second victory from the last three races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Sepang, Malaysia preview

Bridgestone MotoGP round 17 preview

MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix The penultimate round of the 2015 MotoGP™ season takes place at Sepang International Circuit, a circuit defined by its high ambient temperatures, humidity and a fast, technical layout. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round preview16: Phillip Island, Australia

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Phillip Island, Australia preview

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP asymmetric front slick MotoGP – Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP asymmetric front slick Australia’s picturesque Phillip Island hosts round sixteen of the 2015 season, with the circuit’s fast, flowing layout and abrasive track surface combining to create one of the most demanding venues for MotoGP tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Motegi, Japan preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 15 preview

MotoGP - Ducati Team engineers fitting a BATTLAX extra-soft rear slick to a GP15 Round fifteen of the 2015 MotoGP season takes place at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit, a technical circuit with strong braking and acceleration zones that features an abrasive, high-grip track surface. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Lorenzo in a league of his own with emphatic Aragon Grand Prix victory‏

Round 14: Aragon MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Aragon MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo proved to be unbeatable at today’s Aragon Grand Prix as the two-time MotoGP World Champion led from start to finish to close the gap to teammate Valentino Rossi to just fourteen points with four rounds remaining.

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Sep 22

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 14 preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Aragon preview

MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Aragon Grand Prix Spain’s Motorland Aragon hosts round fourteen of the season and the circuit’s combination of variable weather, sweeping corners and hard braking zone requires a tyre allocation that can adapt to every situation. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Marquez wins dramatic flag-to-flag MotoGP contest at Misano

Round 13: San Marino and Rimini MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - San Marino and Rimini MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez won his first premier-class Grand Prix at Misano today after expertly managing highly variable conditions in what was one of the most dramatic MotoGP™ contests in recent memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Record lap launches Lorenzo to pole position at Misano

Round 13: San Marino and Rimini MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - San Marino and Rimini MotoGP QP2 Jorge Lorenzo will start on pole position for tomorrow’s San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix after the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider set a new Misano Circuit Best Lap record of 1’32.146 to finish one-tenth of a second of his closest rival, Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Lorenzo sets new circuit lap record to top Misano MotoGP Friday practice

Round 13: San Marino and Rimini MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - San Marino and Rimini MotoGP FP2Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo rode the quickest ever lap around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli to lead a closely contested opening day of practice at the San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Misano preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 13 preview

MotoGP logo Round thirteen of the 2015 MotoGP™ season is the San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix where riders will be treated to a newly re-surfaced Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli which promises to improve lap times. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Rossi reigns in the rain to claim brilliant British Grand Prix victory

Round 12: British MotoGP™ race report

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - British MotoGP race winner A late change in the weather set the scene for a dramatic British Grand Prix and in the first wet race of the MotoGP™ season it was Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who took a brilliant victory ahead of the Ducati duo of Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Marquez smashes Silverstone lap record to seize British Grand Prix pole position

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - British MotoGP FP4 Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez smashed his own Silverstone Circuit Best Lap record to claim his sixth pole position of the MotoGP season ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo and his Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa.

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Aug 28

Lorenzo sets the benchmark in British Grand Prix Free Practice

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - British MotoGP FP2Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was the benchmark on the opening day of action at the British Grand Prix, the current championship leader setting a time of 2’02.338 in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Silverstone preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 12 preview 

MotoGP logo Silverstone in the United Kingdom plays host to round twelve of the 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship, the circuit’s combination of a fast average speed and cool temperatures placing significant demand on tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 10 preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Indianapolis preview

MotoGP logo Round ten of the 2015 season sees MotoGP™ return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the second half of an enthralling championship gets underway on American soil.

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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 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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