Tag Archive: tyre

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

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 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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Jul 26

Yamaha Factory Racing Team make history with emphatic Suzuka 8 Hours victory

38th Suzuka 8 Hours: 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship, Round Two

Yamaha Factory Racing Team - Bradley Smith Katsuyuki Nakasuga Pol Espargaro - 2015 Suzuka 8 Hours race winners on the podium In their sixtieth anniversary year, Yamaha Motor Corporation claimed a historic Suzuka 8 Hours win as the Yamaha Factory Racing Team of Pol Espargaro, Katsuyuki Nakasuga and Bradley Smith rode their YZF-R1 to victory, also giving Bridgestone its tenth consecutive victory as a tyre supplier at the ‘8Tai’.

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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 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 31

Lorenzo claims third MotoGP™ victory in a row after Mugello masterclass

Round 6: Italian MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Italian MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo scored his third consecutive MotoGP™ victory and closed the points gap to teammate Valentino Rossi to just six points after dominating the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.

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May 30

Iannone’s incredible lap secures pole position for Ducati at the Italian Grand Prix

Round 6: Italian MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Andrea Iannone - Ducati Team - Italian MotoGP QP2 On his penultimate lap in Qualifying Practice 2, Ducati Team’s Andrea Iannone set a new Mugello Circuit Best Lap record of 1’46.489 to secure his first ever MotoGP™ pole position, and a first for Ducati at their home race since 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Dovizioso puts Ducati on top in Italian Grand Prix Friday practice

The good weather allowed the riders to try many different tyre combinations

MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso - Ducati Team - Italian MotoGP FP2 Andrea Dovizioso was the quickest rider on the opening day of the Italian Grand Prix, as the Ducati Team rider circulated the undulating Mugello Circuit under race record pace in this afternoon’s Free Practice Two session.

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