Tag Archive: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP

Nov 28

Rossi debuts stunning winter test helmet at Sepang

Huichol style for the ‘Doctor’ in the 2018 preseason

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken inspiration from Huichol art for his 2018 winter testing helmet design, first set to be used at a private test for Yamaha at Sepang underway soon. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 22

Marquez fastest in damp FP1

Reigning Champion quickest as Rossi gets back on track for eight laps despite the weather

Raising the stakes fearless Marquez equalises at MisanoMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) went quickest in FP1 at MotorLand Aragon by almost half a second, ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa and rookie sensation Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3). With rain coming down soon after the start of the session, running was more limited – with most heading back into pitlane before the action picked up again in the latter half. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Rossi: “I will try to ride this weekend”

Movistar Yamaha rider will attempt to take part in the Aragon GP

After testing his fitness on a Yamaha R1 for a number of laps at Misano on Monday and Tuesday, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has decided to attempt to take part in the upcoming Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon.

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Sep 20

Rossi successfully wraps up second riding session

During the two-hour private riding session the nine-time World Champion was able to complete 20 laps in total.

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the topThe Italian will make a final decision on his attempt to compete in the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón after a further medical examination. Having ridden his first laps around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi was back aboard his YZF-R1M to resume his physical test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Rossi completes first laps back on track at Misano

Nine-time World Champion heads out on track for a trial run – and will decide on Wednesday whether to attempt riding at Aragon

Rossi tests fitness at MisanoSince an accident in training on 31st August, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has been working hard on recovering from the double fracture in his right leg as soon as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Viñales snatches pole from Dovizioso at Misano

Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini

Viñales snatches pole from Dovizioso at MisanoChampionship top three on the front row despite a crash for Marquez. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took pole position on his penultimate lap in qualifying for the Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, deposing home hero and key Championship rival Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), who will now start second. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Petrucci pips Viñales to make his mark at Misano

Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini

Petrucci pips Viñales to make his mark at MisanoIt was an Italian on an Italian bike who went fastest on Friday – with the top three within less than a tenth. Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) stole the headlines on Day 1 at the Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, taking to the top late on in the final stages of FP2 as a top ten shootout got underway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Rossi discharged from hospital

Nine-time World Champion returns home following successful surgery

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi has been discharged from hospital after spending one night at the ‘Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti’ in Ancona. After receiving surgery on the fractures in his right leg, the Italian’s condition improved enough for him to leave the hospital.

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Sep 02

Rossi on racing in 2017…before the injury

“I’m not old, I’m young. I’m old for being here in MotoGP. Or maybe the other ones are too young!”

Just before breaking his leg, the rider from Tavullia had spoken to motogp.com about the challenges of being a contender in 2017 Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Rossi undergoes successful surgery

Nine-time World Champion has fractures fixed following enduro accident

Valentino Rossi - leader after the Americas GP and winner at Assen - 119 pointsOn Thursday night, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi had a successful operation on the displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg after an enduro accident the same evening. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the top

Top of the timesheets at the Brno test

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the topMovistar Yamaha MotoGP rider shoots to the top at the end of a busy day of track action following the Czech GP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Leader of the pack: Viñales back on top at Assen

Motul TT Assen  

Leader of the pack Viñales back on top at AssenMaverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) struck back after a tough Catalan GP to top Day 1 at the ‘Cathedral’ – the TT Circuit Assen – by over three tenths after a leap forward in FP2. The weather threatened in the afternoon after a fully dry FP1, but track conditions remained good enough for the field to improve in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Ride of his life: Dovizioso takes magnificent win at Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Ride of his life Dovizioso takes magnificent win at MugelloMugello may never sleep, but that didn’t prevent a dream Italian GP for the Borgo Panigale factory rider. Italian rider, Italian bike, Italian GP…and the tricolore flew high over the podium at Mugello, as Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso took a magnificent win battling rivals on track and illness off it to cross the line over a second clear of Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and an impressive home podium for second Italian Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Behind enemy lines: Viñales steals pole at Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Behind enemy lines Viñales steals pole at MugelloNumber 25 heads the grid from Rossi and Dovizioso at the Italian GP. Championship leader Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken pole for the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, heading teammate Valentino Rossi on the ‘Doctor’’s home turf at Mugello. Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso gives the home crowd even more to cheer about, taking third and a front row start. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

No further medical complications for Rossi

Mild thoracic and abdominal trauma following a motocross accident

Valentino Rossi recovering from motocross injuryFollowing yesterday‘s motocross accident, the ‘Doctor’i has experienced a positive healing process over the last 12 hours.

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May 26

Valentino Rossi recovering from motocross injury

Nine-time World Champion diagnosed with no fractures after hospital check up with further updates on Friday

Jean-François DemersValentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was involved in a motocross training accident at the Cross Club Cavallara in Mondavio on Thursday evening, and the Italian rider was taken to a local hospital for a medical check-up following the incident.

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May 21

Showdown at Le Mans: Viñales vs Rossi for the #FrenchGP

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France

Unaware of Rossi's crash, Viñales pushed to the limit to win the raceLast lap drama and a huge Championship shake up as Viñales pushes the ‘Doctor’ to his limits. The first Movistar Yamaha duel of the season saw Maverick Viñales the man to take the stunning 500th win for Yamaha after a clash of the titans at Le Mans – with the tremors from the French GP felt throughout the Championship standings.

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May 20

Viñales lights up Le Mans as Zarco steals the spotlight

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France 

Valentino Rossi Ciao Le Mans!!Yamaha domination in France as Viñales takes pole, Zarco flies the flag – and Rossi starts from the front. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Rossi narrowly misses pole in the #FrenchGP

Nine-time World Champion starts from P2 at Le Mans

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has shown a huge step forward at Le Mans following a more difficult Spanish GP, with the Italian legend narrowly missing out on pole position to teammate Maverick Viñales – set to start the race from a close second. Read the rest of this entry »

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