Tag Archive: MotoGP Championship

Apr 08

Lorenzo’s late lunge secures victory in Qatar

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Race Report

MotoGP - Losail - Qatar-MotoGP-Race-Winner-Yamaha-Factory-Racing-Jorge-LorenzoMotoGP - Losail - Qatar-MotoGP-Race-Winner-Yamaha-Factory-Racing-Jorge-Lorenzo-on-PodiumYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo made a superb late charge to win the first race of the season ahead of the Repsol Honda pair of Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 07

Lorenzo claims pole for Qatar season opener

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Losail - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Qatar MotoGP QPMotoGP - Losail - Casey-Stoner-2012-Qatar-MotoGP-QPYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo will start on pole at the first race of the 2012 MotoGP™ season after the Spaniard continued the strong form he showed in Free Practice to post a benchmark qualifying lap time of 1:54.634. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 07

Lorenzo fights back to finish on top in Friday practice

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Free Practice Two and Three

MotoGP - Losail - yamaha - lorenzoMotoGP - Losail - yamaha - crutchlowOn the second day of practice at the Qatar MotoGP, Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo and Monster Tech3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow combined forces to lock out the top two positions on the timing sheets.

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Apr 05

Stoner lights up Losail in first practice session

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Free Practice One

MotoGP logoMotoGP - Losail - Casey StonerThe first laps of the 2012 season were completed tonight at the Losail International Circuit, with Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner taking first place in a session that saw the highly anticipated return of the 1000cc machines to competitive MotoGP™ action.

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Apr 04

Bridgestone MotoGP Qatar, Losail preview

MotoGP Round 1

MotoGP logoGrand Prix Moto QatarAll eyes will be on Qatar this weekend as the Losail International Circuit gets set to host the opening round of the 2012 FIM MotoGP™ Championship season Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 29

Half season review with Ducati and Suzuki

Ten rounds into the 2011 season
Ducati et Rizla SuzukiMazda Raceway Laguna Seca logoRizla Suzuki and Ducati Team submitted their half season progress reports at the conclusion of the US Red Bull Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 22

Australian Grand Prix may be the last race this season for Rossi

There are five races left to finish the MotoGP Championship

Loris Capirossi Misano crashThe Yamaha Italian rider, Valentino Rossi, could end his season at the Iveco Australian Grand Prix in order to move up his shoulder surgery, which would leave him no options for the 2010 MotoGP title only two dates before the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 17

MOTOGP: Rossi set for Stoner battle, title boost

“It will be crucial to make a good start” – Rossi

Having outpaced team-mate and title rival Jorge Lorenzo by 1.045sec, 0.526sec and 0.680sec in the track sessions held so far this weekend, Valentino Rossi will be bitterly disappointed if he doesn’t increase his 18 point MotoGP championship lead in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 03

MOTOGP: Tyre ‘mistake’ ended Rossi’s Mugello dream

Fiat Yamaha has defended its decision

To send Valentino Rossi out on a hard compound front slick, which looked to cost the Italian his eighth home Mugello victory in a row. Read the rest of this entry »