Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi

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 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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Jun 03

Valentino Rossi and Andrea Iannone dedicate their helmets to two grand sporting champions

Designer Aldo Drudi transforms their heartfelt tributes to the late Nicky Hayden and to Italy into art

Valentino Rossi and Andrea Iannone dedicate their helmets to two grand sporting championsIn what has now become a tradition, the AGV Pista GP R helmets of Rossi and Iannone for the Saturday morning qualifying sessions for the Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix held in Mugello, sport special celebratory designs.  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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May 10

Rossi: “We think we’ve solved the problems”

VR46 down the timesheets but with interesting information from the #JerezTest

2017-04-23Championship leader Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) had a difficult time with tyres in the Spanish GP, but despite finishing the post-race test in P21, the ‘Doctor’ found some positivity and solutions to his problems.

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Apr 08

Rossi: “I don’t feel comfortable”

Difficult day for the ‘Doctor’ in the #ArgentinaGP

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) ended Day 1 of the Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina in P16 on the timesheets, after a difficult day for many of the big names as the race weekend began. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Desert stormed: Viñales draws first blood in 2017

Yamaha vs Ducati as Qatar stages an opener to remember. Showtime? The curtain’s up…

Rain, delays, uncertainty and a decision for a slightly shortened race distance prefaced the 20 laps that then blew the drama out the water: MotoGP™ is back for 2017, and in some style.

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Mar 11

Viñales and Rossi take back Day 2 in Losail

Movistar Yamaha top as Ducati reveal drastic “aero-fairing”

Viñales and Rossi take back Day 2 in LosailMaverick Viñales was second on the first day of the #QatarTest, but the fastest man in Valencia, Sepang and Phillip Island struck back in style to top the timesheets on Day 2 – edging Movistar Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi with a lap quicker than Andrea Dovizioso’s (Ducati Team) Friday best.

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Mar 11

VR46 “not very happy” on Day 1

Movistar Yamaha rider looking for more in the #QatarTest

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) had an up and down Day 1 of testing at Losail International Circuit, ending the first session in P7 on a 1:55.679 – half a second back on teammate Maverick Viñales – but with some positives to be found, with improvements made on corner entry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invites

“I am aware that F1 is also a show and I’d really like to test the ability of Rossi and Ogier at the wheel of our cars”
Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invitesToto Wolff has invited MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and four-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to test for Mercedes.
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Dec 06

Dani Sordo finished second in the Monza Rally Show at the weekend as MotoGP star Valentino Rossi won the end-of-year spectacular for a fifth time

Sordo second at Monza

The Spaniard won six of the 10 asphalt speed tests at the Italian race circuit in his Hyundai i20 World Rally Car, but lost out to the Italian by 18.4sec in his bid to complete a third victory at the three-day event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

#DoviOnCloud9: Dovizioso storms Sepang as ninth winner of 2016

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi The unbelievable becomes the reality once again this season as ‘DesmoDovi’ emerges from the spray to be crowned the ninth winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

‘DesmoDovi’ reigns wet Sepang for pole number 2 of 2016

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso Rossi and Lorenzo complete the front row as Crutchlow salvages impressive P5 in a washed out Q2.  Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took a stunning pole position at Sepang International Circuit, as the Italian veteran sliced half a second off the time at the top and remained unthreatened. Compatriot Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took P2 on his final lap, just edging out teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

Keep Cal and Carry On: Crutchlow takes an Island classic

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - 1st Independent Team Rider Cal Crutchlow (GBR) Marquez crashes, Rossi storms through the field – but Crutchlow remains uncatchable. Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) took a stunning second GP win at Phillip Island, as the Brit kept calm and kept his gap at the front ahead of P2 finisher Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), with Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Maverick Viñales completing the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 15

Pole 64: Historic Rossi equals Marquez and Lorenzo’s qualifying records

9-time World Champion top as the number 93 falters – and a bruised ‘Spartan’ pulls out a fast one

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) will start from pole at the Twin Ring Motegi for the Japanese GP, as the Italian legend fought off Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in a close Q2 to take his 64th pole – and equal the number of pole positions held by both Marquez and Rossi’s teammate, reigning Champion Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

MotoGP: Motul Grand Prix of Japan, Gamble or hold, Marquez’ first match point in Motegi

Points leader faces his first chance at the title – and has another shot at taking his first win at the home of Honda

MotoGP Motul Grand Prix of Japan The Twin Ring Motegi has made a legend for itself since its construction in 1997. Built by Honda as a test facility, MotoGP™ touched down on the circuit for the first time at the turn of the millennium and the first part of what has now become a multi-chapter action adventure was written.

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