Tag Archive: Jorge Lorenzo

Sep 24

Tipping the scales: Marquez stamps his authority on Aragon

Fifth win of the year makes it advantage 93, with Rossi taking a top five despite injury – and Lorenzo on the podium

Tipping the scales Marquez stamps his authority on AragonMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took win number five of the season on home turf at MotorLand Aragon, picking off his rivals on the way to the front to make some serious gains as key contenders Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) finished off the podium. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) sliced through to second, and Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) made it a Spanish trio on the podium at home as he led from the front before eventually crossing the line in third –  his second podium in red. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for Marquez

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for MarquezMovistar Yamahas split by Lorenzo at MotorLand after the reigning Champion slides out of contention for pole. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken pole position for the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, exactly a tenth of a second ahead of Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) at the front as compatriot and key title rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) tumbled out of contention. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Lights, camera…MotoGP™!

Viñales, Marquez and Lorenzo get suited and booted for the Catalan GP at the legendary Liceu

Lights, camera…MotoGP™!One of the most beautiful cities in the world, one of its most famous streets – that’s the stage for the incredible Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Opera House nestled on La Rambla in the centre of Barcelona.

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May 25

Ducati find “positive solutions” at Barcelona test

The Ducati riders concentrated mainly on the search for an optimal set-up for the Catalan race

Recent track time at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya saw the Borgo Panigale factory leave satisfied as the paddock heads for Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

The Samurai strikes back: Pedrosa unstoppable on Day 1

Repsol Honda rider tops wet FP1 and dry FP2 on the first day of action in the #SpanishGP

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) topped a wet FP1 in the Red Bull Gran Premio de España, before conditions improved dramatically for a dry FP2 with the same name at the top.

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May 05

Pedrosa fastest in FP1 as rain hits Jerez

Repsol Honda Team rider tops the timesheets in FP1 at home

Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) was quickest out the blocks in a wet on a run of red sectors and laps, but it was Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) who topped the session by the flag – by only 0.002 from LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow.

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Feb 06

Tardozzi on Ducati’s first test of 2017

Ducati Team manager satisfied following first sessions of the season

Davide Tardozzi – Team Manager, Ducati Team – says the Borgo Panigale factory is feeling positive in the wake of the first Official Test of the year at Sepang International Circuit, with testing direction led by Andrea Dovizioso as new arrival Jorge Lorenzo settles into life in red. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

Lorenzo: “I’m counting down the days to Sepang!”

Ducati Team’s new arrival on first impressions and future intentions

Ducati launch: Lorenzo and Dovizioso’s DesmosediciAfter two days on the black-liveried Desmosedici in the Valencia test as he prepared to make the switch from Yamaha to Ducati, Jorge Lorenzo wore red for the first time at the 2017 Ducati Team launch as he introduced their challengers for the new season, alongside new teammate Andrea Dovizioso.

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Dec 27

Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invites

“I am aware that F1 is also a show and I’d really like to test the ability of Rossi and Ogier at the wheel of our cars”
Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invitesToto Wolff has invited MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and four-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to test for Mercedes.
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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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