Tag Archive: Jorge Lorenzo

Jun 01

Lorenzo’s big day out

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

MotoGP - Lorenzo’s big day out There was a bit of running around to do for Jorge Lorenzo before the Catalan GP, losing his bike making for an even more hectic day! Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Lorenzo and Marquez out for glory as Rossi plans return

The Catalan GP has been home to a number of fantastic battles and after the drama of Mugello, 2016 could very well be another

Mugello was a weekend full of excitement, hard battles and daring last lap moves across all three World Championship classes, but the majesty of the final lap of the MotoGP™ race will not be forgotten anytime soon.

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May 22

Lorenzo wins last lap thriller as Rossi retires in “Mugiallo”

Valentino Rossi may have been unable to score, but the fans in Mugello were treated to a do or die duel between Lorenzo and Marquez

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo For the first time since 2008, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) lined up for the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM in pole. The last time he started from pole in Mugello he won, having not returned to the top step of the podium since 2008. Over 100,000 people lined the hillside stands of Mugello to see if ‘The Doctor’ could win once more. But it wasn’t going to be easy with Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) right alongside him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Lorenzo leads as Rossi looks to reclaim his home

Mugello is a favourite circuit of almost every rider

MotoGP logo It’s still anyone’s championship after a dramatic weekend in France, the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM is set for another fiery race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Lorenzo produces perfection in crash filled French GP

Jorge Lorenzo ran away with the French GP, taking a flag-to-flag victory as former championship leader Marc Marquez fell

MotoGP - Lorenzo produces perfection in crash filled French GP Rossi and Viñales joining him on the podium. Tension hung in the air ahead of the 28-lap Monster Energy Grand Prix de France as riders in the MotoGP™ World Championship sat patiently on the grid. Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) had pole ahead of championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and potential podium challenger Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team). Gusts of wind blew across the track as they departed for the Warm Up lap. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

No clear favourite in ever tightening MotoGP™ championship

Valentino Rossi may have been untouchable in Jerez, but the MotoGP™ Championship is building towards an all out brawl

MotoGP logo Heading into the Spanish GP, riders in the MotoGP™ World Championship were playing catch up to Marc Marquez. The Repsol Honda rider had vanished into the distance at the Circuit of the Americas and everyone was left wondering if he’d do the same at home in Jerez.

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Apr 22

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo steals the show on Friday

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo steals the show on Friday There were a number of new parts introduced in FP2, but once again all eyes were focused on Jorge Lorenzo who led from Marquez and Aleix Espargaro. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

MotoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo, new Tissot ambassador 

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo, New Tissot Ambassador  The most decorated Spanish MotoGP rider in history, reigning World Champion and one of the most talented riders on the international scene, Jorge Lorenzo, is the newest member of the Tissot Family. Known for his precision, elegance and style in addition to his competitive spirit, he represents the values of the swiss watchmaker perfectly and is a great addition to the Tissot family, Official Timekeeper of MotoGP. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Lorenzo leads Spanish challenge in Free Practice 1

For the first time in 2016, the MotoGP™ World Championship went out for practice on European soil.

Lorenzo leads Spanish challenge in Free Practice 1Back to the familiar setting of Jerez, Jorge Lorenzo showed that recent news is of no distraction as he topped FP1 from Barbera and Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Marquez arrives on top as Lorenzo prepares to dress in red

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

Lorenzo set to take on new challenge with DucatiTwo wins in three races have Marc Marquez sitting pretty at the top of the MotoGP™ World Championship as Jorge Lorenzo announces his signing with Ducati for 2017 and 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Marc Marquez took little notice of a number of falls behind, cruising to a fourth win in Texas ahead of Lorenzo and Iannone

Marquez marches to fourth Austin win as big names fall

MotoGP - Marc Marquez marches to fourth Austin win as big names fall All eyes were on Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the MotoGP™ World Championship lined up at the head the grid for the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. The Spaniard went into the race with a perfect record on America soil; winning every MotoGP™ race he had started in the United States. While Marquez was quietly confident, there were a number of riders who were looking to return to the front once more. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

#ArgentinaGP: Work to do ahead of round two

Jorge Lorenzo enters the weekend with the lead in the championship, but his rivals are keen to see it overturned.

WSBK - ArgentinaGP Work to do ahead of round two With the first round of the MotoGP™ World Championship done and dusted, Jorge Lorenzo, Andrea Dovizioso, Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi were joined by Pol Espargaro and home hero Yonny Hernandez for the pre-event press conference. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

It’s all new in MotoGP™!

New rules. New tyres. New electronics. Same stunning Jorge Lorenzo

It’s all new in MotoGP™!With 21 years of experience reporting on MotoGP™, Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out. For the 2016 season he remains with the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Jorge Lorenzo leads as the MotoGP™ riders hit the track in Qatar

The weekend started with reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo on top under the floodlights of Losail

MotoGP - All the 2016 MotoGP riders The weekend started with Xavier Hernandez and Valentino Rossi going head to head in a football match between their respective academies. Former FC Barcelona player’s Doha based Aspire Academy and the Doctor’s VR46 Academy. Download and share the copyright-free video edit of the event by clicking here. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Lorenzo leads as riders push to limit during final test

Riders were given one last test session before the 2016 season begins on the 20th of March in Qatar

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo A crash filled final day in Qatar as the MotoGP™ World Championship conclude their pre-season testing, Lorenzo on top again.

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Mar 02

The FIM MotoGP™ World Championship begun their final test before the 2016 season with champion Jorge Lorenzo leading the way

Lorenzo shows intent for title defense

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo With the start of the season fast approaching, riders and teams eagerly went to work at the Losail International Circuit as the final test of the pre-season got underway.

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Feb 23

MotorLand Aragón chosen as best Grand Prix in the World Championship for a third time

This is the third time in six years that the Grand Prix of Aragon has received this important and prestigious award

MotorLand Aragón chosen as best Grand Prix in the World Championship for a third time The Grand Prix Commission has decided to once again appoint the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón as the best MotoGP round of 2015. This is the third time that MotorLand will receive this recognition after first gaining it in 2010, its debut in the World Championship and again in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Lorenzo sets the pace as the #SepangTest comes to a close

Jorge Lorenzo backed up his 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship by dominating the first test of 2016

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo A damp track early on Wednesday morning delayed track action for over two hours on the final day of the Sepang test. It was Yamaha test rider Katsuyki Nakasuga who was the first out on track, testing conditions for the rest of the field.

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Feb 01

Jorge Lorenzo dominates inaugural day of 2016

Sepang hosted the first test of 2016

Jorge Lorenzo dominates inaugural day of 2016 The 2015 MotoGP™ World Champion continued his championship form, a second clear of the rest of the field as 2016 got underway at the #SepangTest.
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Jan 25

MotoGP™ 2016: A quest for records

After a dramatic end to 2015, the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship is set to be a hard fought, and record breaking, season

2016: A quest for recordsThe 2016 season will be the 68th edition of the MotoGP™ World Championship and will run over 18 Grands Prix in four continents and fifteen different countries. After preseason tests in Sepang, Philip Island and Losail the first race will be held in Qatar on the 20th of March, starting an eight-month battle for the title, concluding in Valencia on the 13th of November. Read the rest of this entry »

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