Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi

Jan 28

Valentino Rossi meets fans in Indonesia

Before heading to Sepang for the first MotoGP™ test of 2016, Valentino Rossi stopped by Indonesia to meet fans

Valentino Rossi meets fans in IndonesiaToday Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi was honoured for his major achievements as the face of Grand Prix racing during his appearance as a special guest of Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturer (YIMM) at the annual ‘Owner Dealer Business Meeting‘ (ODBM) held at The Mulia Resort in Bali. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

MotoGP™ 2016: A quest for records

After a dramatic end to 2015, the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship is set to be a hard fought, and record breaking, season

2016: A quest for recordsThe 2016 season will be the 68th edition of the MotoGP™ World Championship and will run over 18 Grands Prix in four continents and fifteen different countries. After preseason tests in Sepang, Philip Island and Losail the first race will be held in Qatar on the 20th of March, starting an eight-month battle for the title, concluding in Valencia on the 13th of November. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Valentino Rossi chatted exclusively to motogp.com about the 2016 MotoGP™ season

At the recent Movistar Yamaha Team launch in Barcelona

Rossi Interview: “Now we have to concentrate on the mission”Rossi Interview: “Now we have to concentrate on the mission”. “My aim is to be as fast as I can and fight for victory like I did last year.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Watch Lorenzo & Rossi unveil the 2016 YZR-M1 live!

All registered users of motogp.com can watch the unveiling live from 11am-1pm (CET) on Monday

Watch Lorenzo & Rossi unveil the 2016 YZR-M1 live!You can watch the unveiling of the 2016 Movistar Yamaha M1 on Monday 18th January with Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi live on motogp.com.

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Dec 11

Rossi withdraws his appeal

Rossi has withdrawn the appeal filed at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against his 3 point penalty incurred at the MalaysianGP

Rossi withdraws his appealValentino Rossi has withdrawn the appeal against the FIM Stewards’ decision to impose 3 penalty points on his record following an incident with another rider during the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix race held on 25 October 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Rossi wins 2015 Monza Rally

Valentino Rossi took his fourth victory at the Monza Rally Show, beating some of the world’s best car racers.

Rossi wins 2015 Monza RallyEach year the Monster Energy Monza Rally brings together a variety of famous racers from both two and four wheels. Previous winners have included rally legend Sebastien Loeb and former Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica.

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Oct 27

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

The Sepang Circuit features a variety of corner types and is always subjected to hot conditions

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix Last Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix was the penultimate round of the 2015 MotoGP™ season and was won by Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa ahead of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 18

Last lap heroics help Marquez clinch first premier class victory at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race

Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP race winner.jpg Marc Marquez won his first premier class race at Phillip Island after the Repsol Honda Team rode an astonishing final lap to snatch victory from Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Iannone who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 17

Magic lap from Marquez secures pole position for the Australian Grand Prix

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP QP2.jpg Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez continued his domination of the Australian Grand Prix weekend as he clinched pole position with a best time of 1’28.364 as he vies for his first MotoGP™ victory at the Phillip Island circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Late lunge sees Marquez top MotoGP™ Friday practice at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP FP2 Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez was the quickest rider in today’s practice sessions at the Phillip Island circuit, the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion setting a time of 1’29.383 to lead a tightly-packed field on the opening day of action at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Oct 13

Japanese MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Some of the wet tyres showed signs of heavy wear at the end of the twenty-four lap race

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix The 2015 Japanese Grand Prix was won by a resurgent Dani Pedrosa as he perfectly negotiated a wet, yet drying Motegi circuit to claim victory ahead of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo.

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Oct 10

Lorenzo on pole after dramatic shootout with Rossi

Rossi knew he had to put in a good qualifying performance to not let Lorenzo get away at the front

Lorenzo on pole after dramatic shootout with RossiJorge Lorenzo came out on top in an epic duel with his teammate and title rival Valentino Rossi to take his 4th pole of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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 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 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 »

Jul 14

German MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

This year’s German Grand Prix saw Marquez beat all of the circuit records

MotoGP logo For the third successive year the German Grand Prix was won by Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez who took a comfortable victory over teammate Dani Pedrosa and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who crossed the finish line in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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 27

Rossi resists Marquez to take victory at the Dutch Grand Prix

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Dutch MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi signed off a perfect weekend in the Netherlands by emerging victorious from a fantastic battle with Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez to extend his lead in the MotoGP™ championship standings. 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 »

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