Tag Archive: Hiroshi Yamada

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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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 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 »

May 31

Lorenzo claims third MotoGP™ victory in a row after Mugello masterclass

Round 6: Italian MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Italian MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo scored his third consecutive MotoGP™ victory and closed the points gap to teammate Valentino Rossi to just six points after dominating the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.

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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 »

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 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 »

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