Tag Archive: Jorge Lorenzo

Nov 23

Jorge Lorenzo drives the F1 W05 Hybrid

From two wheels to four

2016-11-23 - Jorge Lorenzo drives the F1 W05 HybridFve-time motorcycle World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Team Partner Monster Energy joined forces last month for a one-of-a-kind test of man and machine at the historic Silverstone circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Last tango in Valencia: Lorenzo demolishes the lap record

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo The ‘Spartan’ starts his last dance in blue from an imperious pole position.  Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) decimated his previous Best Lap during qualifying at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana, set last season, as the Yamaha rider blasted straight into the 1:29s before eventually taking six tenths off his 2015 best by the end of the session.

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Nov 11

99 not out: Lorenzo dominates day 1

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana - 99 not out Lorenzo dominates day 1 Last race with Yamaha off to a flier for the 2010, 2012 and 2015 MotoGP™ World Champion. After Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) ruled FP1 at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana over four tenths clear, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) hit back in the afternoon to take the provisional top spot for much of the second session of the day.

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Oct 29

‘DesmoDovi’ reigns wet Sepang for pole number 2 of 2016

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso Rossi and Lorenzo complete the front row as Crutchlow salvages impressive P5 in a washed out Q2.  Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took a stunning pole position at Sepang International Circuit, as the Italian veteran sliced half a second off the time at the top and remained unthreatened. Compatriot Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took P2 on his final lap, just edging out teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Pedrosa out while Lorenzo finishes on top

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo Lorenzo draws first at the Twin Ring Motegi as Pedrosa breaks collarbone in dramatic highside. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Tokyo Tourists: MotoGP fuels up for Motegi!

Tokyo, the incredible metropolis of Japanese culture

Tokyo Tourists MotoGP fuels up for Motegi! Local rider Nakagami guides World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, Pol Espargargo and Bradley Smith around home capital Tokyo during today’s busy Pre-Event ahead of the Motul Grand Prix of Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

MotoGP: Motul Grand Prix of Japan, Gamble or hold, Marquez’ first match point in Motegi

Points leader faces his first chance at the title – and has another shot at taking his first win at the home of Honda

MotoGP Motul Grand Prix of Japan The Twin Ring Motegi has made a legend for itself since its construction in 1997. Built by Honda as a test facility, MotoGP™ touched down on the circuit for the first time at the turn of the millennium and the first part of what has now become a multi-chapter action adventure was written.

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Oct 07

Lorenzo tries F1: “The grip of the car is unreal!”

Reigning MotoGP™ World Champion checks out life in the seat of reigning Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton

Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took to the track at Silverstone Circuit once again recently – but this time not on the two wheels of his Yamaha, but at the helm of Lewis Hamilton’s 2014 F1 title-winning Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

2017 MotoGP™ pre-season dates and details!

Recent provisional calendar for next season followed up by pre-season testing details for 2017

2016-09-04-0083 The 2017 pre-season is set to begin in traditional style with the Valencian post-GP test, which will take place on the 15th and 16th November and see riders debut their colours for the season ahead – including Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) getting his first taste of his new Ducati.

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Sep 25

Marquez reigns MotorLand as the shark bites back

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Team Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a stunning win at MotorLand Aragon to extend his championship lead ahead of the flyways, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi dueling it out to complete the podium.

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Sep 11

Magic 8: Untouchable Pedrosa stuns in Misano

GP TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda rider becomes eighth different winner in 2016 after an unbelievable charge through the field.  History can be an easy thing to remake when the cards fall right.

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Sep 10

The ‘Spartan’ strikes back: Lorenzo stakes his claim on Misano

GP TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi Record-breaking pole position plants Lorenzo’s flag on the Riviera di Rimini.  Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo took a record-breaking pole position at Misano World Circuit, beating his own pole lap from 2015 and putting in the first ever 1:31 lap of the Adriatic venue. Teammate Valentino Rossi took P2 on home turf, with a last dash from Silverstone winner Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) enough to lock out the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

Stunning Marquez races to record Brno pole position

HJC Helmets Grand Prix České republiky

MotoGP - Marc Márquez Championship leader overtakes Rossi in the final corner to take a record lap of the Cezch circuit. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken pole position in Brno, as the points leader in the title fight left it late to overcome an ominous-looking Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in the final minutes of Q2.

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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 »

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