Tag Archive: MotoGP

Sep 01

British MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Last Sunday’s British Grand Prix was the first completely wet race since the 2013 French Grand Prix

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 British Grand Prix The 2015 British Grand Prix was won in dramatic style by Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who mastered the wet conditions at Silverstone to win ahead of Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Rossi reigns in the rain to claim brilliant British Grand Prix victory

Round 12: British MotoGP™ race report

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - British MotoGP race winner A late change in the weather set the scene for a dramatic British Grand Prix and in the first wet race of the MotoGP™ season it was Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who took a brilliant victory ahead of the Ducati duo of Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Marquez smashes Silverstone lap record to seize British Grand Prix pole position

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - British MotoGP FP4 Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez smashed his own Silverstone Circuit Best Lap record to claim his sixth pole position of the MotoGP season ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo and his Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa.

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Aug 28

Lorenzo sets the benchmark in British Grand Prix Free Practice

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - British MotoGP FP2Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was the benchmark on the opening day of action at the British Grand Prix, the current championship leader setting a time of 2’02.338 in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Silverstone preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 12 preview 

MotoGP logo Silverstone in the United Kingdom plays host to round twelve of the 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship, the circuit’s combination of a fast average speed and cool temperatures placing significant demand on tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Le Mans winner and F1 star Nico Hülkenberg to race at ROC 2015 in London

The German will now make his ROC debut and partner four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel for Team Germany

Race Of Champions logo2015 Le Mans 24 Hours winner Nico Hülkenberg has signed up for the Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Shell confirmed as Title Sponsor of Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

Penultimate round of the MotoGP™ World Championship

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand PrixShell is pleased to confirm it has renewed its title sponsorship of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, having reached an agreement with Dorna Sports, the MotoGP™ rights holder, to support the FIM MotoGP World Championship and the Sepang International Circuit’s hosting of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix for the 2015 and 2016 championship seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Czech Republic MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

Many riders mentioned how poor the grip level was at Brno this year, particularly in hot conditions

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 Czech Republic Grand PrixMovistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was in complete control during last Sunday’s Czech Republic Grand Prix, the Spaniard winning ahead of Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Lorenzo hammers out fifth victory of the year at the Czech Republic Grand Prix

Round 11: Czech Republic MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Czech Republic MotoGP race winnerPole-sitter Jorge Lorenzo led from start to the finish to take his fifth victory of the year at the Czech Republic Grand Prix, the result meaning the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider now has equal championship points as his teammate Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Brno lap record demolished as Lorenzo takes pole position in Czech Republic

Round 11: Czech Republic MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Czech Republic MotoGP FP4Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo cut half a second from the previous Brno Circuit Best Lap record to claim pole position for the Czech Republic Grand Prix ahead of his main championship rivals Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Lorenzo sets searing practice pace in boiling conditions at Brno

Round 11: Czech Republic MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

imageLorenzo led the opening day of action at the Czech Republic Grand Prix, the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider setting the quickest time in the morning Free Practice 1 session to end the day just 0.014 seconds ahead of Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez on combined times. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Marquez needs Pedrosa more than ever

The thorny issue of team orders rears its head at the Indy GP, with many realising the pivotal role Pedrosa could play in the title race…

Marquez needs Pedrosa more than everWith nineteen years of experience reporting on MotoGP™ for Motorcycle News, MotoGP Commentator Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out. For the 2015 season he joins the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Indianapolis MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“Indianapolis is a very demanding circuit and as well as being severe on tyres”

MotoGP logoRepsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez won last Sunday’s Indianapolis Grand Prix ahead of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP pair of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third places respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Double MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo signs up for ROC 2015

Lorenzo is one of motorcycling’s current superstars

News imageDouble MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has signed up for this year’s Race Of Champions on November 20-21 at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the iconic home of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Marquez continues American domination with exciting Indianapolis MotoGP win

Round 10: Indianapolis MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Indianapolis MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez won today’s Indianapolis Grand Prix from pole position after an exciting battle with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo. The result was the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion’s seventh successive premier-class victory on American soil.

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Aug 08

Marquez marches to third consecutive Indianapolis MotoGP pole position

Round 10: Indianapolis MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Indianapolis MotoGP FP4Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez is ideally placed to claim a hat-trick of Indianapolis Grand Prix victories as he secured pole position in qualifying today ahead of his teammate Dani Pedrosa. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Lorenzo leads a closely-packed field in Indianapolis Grand Prix Friday practice

Round 10: Indianapolis MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Indianapolis MotoGP FP2 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo finished on top of the timesheets in Friday practice by a mere 0.003 seconds as the two-time MotoGP™ World Champion aims to break Honda’s recent run of victories at the American circuit.

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Aug 07

Andretti, Pedrosa face off on Indy road course

Which is faster around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, a Verizon IndyCar Series race car or a MotoGP motorcycle?

Marco Andretti, Nicky Hayden, and Dani PedrosaThe answer was inconclusive Aug. 6, but it was fun to experiment. Verizon IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti piloted his No. 27 Snapple Honda next to MotoGP’s Dani Pedrosa, riding the No. 26 Repsol Honda, in an exhibition lap to help promote the weekend’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

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Aug 04

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 10 preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Indianapolis preview

MotoGP logo Round ten of the 2015 season sees MotoGP™ return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the second half of an enthralling championship gets underway on American soil.

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Jul 26

Suzuka 8 Hours: Big accident takes Casey Stoner out of race lead

Casey Stoner: “Stuck Throttle = Broken Scapula + Fractured Tibia”

Big accident takes Casey Stoner out of Suzuka leadRetired double MotoGP champion Casey Stoner suffered a big accident while leading Sunday’s Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

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