Tag Archive: MotoGP

Jun 30

Dutch MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

It was a record-breaking weekend at Assen with Rossi setting a new Circuit Best Lap record

MotoGP - Dutch Grand Prix race winner Valentino Rossi At last Saturday’s Dutch Grand Prix, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi consolidated his lead of the MotoGP™ championship standings with a hard-fought victory over Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and fellow Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Dorna in major cross-platform partnership upgrade with Motul

The 2015 season sees Motul as title sponsor for the Assen, Motegi and Valencia races

Carmelo Ezpeleta - Hervé Amelot  - Dorna in major cross-platform partnership upgrade with Motul Commercial rights holders of the MotoGP™ World Championship, Dorna Sports S.L., and French lubricant manufacturer Motul are pleased to announce a significant new partnership agreement which includes MotoGP™ title sponsorship, licensing, as well as cross-platform involvement in the WorldSBK and the Junior World Championships.

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Jun 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Dutch TT, Assen preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 8 preview

Bridgestone fitting area in the MotoGP paddock Round eight of the 2015 MotoGP™ season is the Dutch TT at Assen, an event that formed part of the inaugural FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix season back in 1949. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Catalan MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

“We will continue to support teams in private testing until August”

MotoGP - Opening lap of the 2015 Catalan Grand Prix Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo made it four wins in a row after a dominant victory at the Catalan Grand Prix ahead of teammate Valentino Rossi. Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa was third in a race that was run in scorching conditions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

Lorenzo leads from start to finish in commanding Catalan Grand Prix victory

Round 7: Catalan MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Catalan MotoGP race winner There is no stopping Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo at the moment as the Spanish rider led every lap of the Catalan Grand Prix to score his fourth consecutive victory and close within one point of teammate Valentino Rossi in the championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Aleix Espargaro puts Suzuki on top in Friday practice at Montmeló

Round 7: Catalan MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Aleix Espargaro - Team SUZUKI ECSTAR - Catalan MotoGP FP2Aleix Espargaro once again showed he is a force to be reckoned with at his home circuit as the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR rider was the quickest rider in Friday practice at the Catalan Grand Prix for the second consecutive year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Catalunya preview

Lorenzo the man to beat in Catalunya

MotoGP logo The fast and challenging Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya hosts round seven of the 2015 MotoGP season and the Montmeló circuit is set to thrill riders and fans alike with its array of high speed corners. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Italian MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

During qualifying on Saturday, Iannone was able to set a new Mugello Circuit Best Lap record

MotoGP - Race action from the 2015 Italian Grand Prix The Italian Grand Prix was won by Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo who secured a third successive MotoGP victory at Mugello ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Iannone and fellow factory Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.

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May 26

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Italy, Mugello preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 6 preview

MotoGP logo Italy’s Mugello Circuit hosts round six of the MotoGP™ championship and the venue is a favourite for riders and fans alike due to its stunning Tuscan setting and its fast, technical layout.

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May 19

French MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“Racers always want to push themselves to the limit”

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 French Grand Prix The French Grand Prix saw the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team dominate proceedings Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi scoring a one-two result, while Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso continued his rich vein of form by finishing in third place. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Spanish MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

“Jerez is a circuit that requires high levels of stability and feel from the front of the bike”

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 Spanish Grand Prix at Circuito de Jerez Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was in peerless form throughout the Spanish Grand Prix race weekend, culminating in a masterful race victory ahead of Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Lorenzo annihilates Jerez circuit record in dominant Spanish Grand Prix victory

Round 4: Spanish MotoGP™- Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Spanish MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo underlined his dominance this weekend at Jerez by speeding to victory at the Spanish Grand Prix, setting a new Circuit Record Lap time on his way to the chequered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

New Jerez lap record lands Lorenzo on pole for the Spanish Grand Prix

Round 4: Spanish MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Spanish MotoGP QP2 A brilliant effort in Qualifying Practice 2 saw Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo set a new Circuit Best Lap record at Jerez to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Lorenzo leads the way in sizzling Friday MotoGP™ practice at Jerez

Round 4: Spanish MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Spanish MotoGP FP2Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was quickest in both sessions on the opening day of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, the two-time MotoGP™ champion going quicker than his own Circuit Record Lap time in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Marquez undergoes operation on little finger fracture

 

Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez has been successfully operated on this afternoon by Dr. Xavier Mir, Head of the Unit for Hand and Upper Extremities Pathology at the Hospital Universitario Quiron Dexeus in Barcelona.

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Apr 21

Argentina MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

The Argentina Grand Prix was the debut for Bridgestone’s new extra-hard specification rear slick

MotoGP logo At last weekend’s Argentina Grand Prix Valentino Rossi won his second race of the 2015 MotoGP™ season with an emphatic victory while the podium was completed with Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso in second place and CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow in third.

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Apr 19

Relentless Rossi grabs amazing Argentina MotoGP™ victory

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Argentina MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s put in one of the performances of his career to win his second race of the year at Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow.

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Apr 18

Marquez masters hot conditions to claim pole position in Argentina qualifying

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Argentina MotoGP QP2 Marc Marquez will start on pole position for tomorrow’s Argentina Grand Prix after the Repsol Honda Team rider set a scorching time of 1’37.802 in Qualifying Practice 2 at Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo.

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Apr 17

Aleix Espargaro on record pace to lead Argentina Free Practice

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Aleix Espargaro - Team SUZUKI ECSTAR - Argentina MotoGP FP2 Team SUZUKI ECSTAR rider Aleix Espargaro was in impressive form at Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo today, topping both of the day’s practice sessions and setting a time quicker than the current Circuit Record Lap in Free Practice 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Argentina preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 3 preview

MotoGP logo MotoGP™ returns to South America this weekend as round three of the 2015 season visits Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo for a second time following the circuit’s debut on the calendar last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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