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Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana
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.
Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana
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.
Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix
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.
Points leader faces his first chance at the title – and has another shot at taking his first win at the home of Honda
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.
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.
Recent provisional calendar for next season followed up by pre-season testing details for 2017
GP TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini
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.
HJC Helmets Grand Prix České republiky
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.
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.
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
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.
Jorge Lorenzo ran away with the French GP, taking a flag-to-flag victory as former championship leader Marc Marquez fell
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.
Valentino Rossi may have been untouchable in Jerez, but the MotoGP™ Championship is building towards an all out brawl
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.