Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi

May 02

No clear favourite in ever tightening MotoGP™ championship

Valentino Rossi may have been untouchable in Jerez, but the MotoGP™ Championship is building towards an all out brawl

MotoGP logo Heading into the Spanish GP, riders in the MotoGP™ World Championship were playing catch up to Marc Marquez. The Repsol Honda rider had vanished into the distance at the Circuit of the Americas and everyone was left wondering if he’d do the same at home in Jerez.

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Apr 24

Valentino Rossi rocks Jerez

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi rocks Jerez The Gran Premio Red Bull de España saw Valentino Rossi lead from start to finish, winning from Lorenzo and Marquez with ease. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

#ArgentinaGP: Work to do ahead of round two

Jorge Lorenzo enters the weekend with the lead in the championship, but his rivals are keen to see it overturned.

WSBK - ArgentinaGP Work to do ahead of round two With the first round of the MotoGP™ World Championship done and dusted, Jorge Lorenzo, Andrea Dovizioso, Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi were joined by Pol Espargaro and home hero Yonny Hernandez for the pre-event press conference. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Rossi & Yamaha confirm 2-year contract extension

Yamaha will continue its relationship with nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi

Rossi & Yamaha confirm 2-year contract extensionIt is with great pleasure that Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. confirms that Valentino Rossi will remain a part of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team‘s rider line-up for the MotoGP World Championship season of 2017 and 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Jorge Lorenzo leads as the MotoGP™ riders hit the track in Qatar

The weekend started with reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo on top under the floodlights of Losail

MotoGP - All the 2016 MotoGP riders The weekend started with Xavier Hernandez and Valentino Rossi going head to head in a football match between their respective academies. Former FC Barcelona player’s Doha based Aspire Academy and the Doctor’s VR46 Academy. Download and share the copyright-free video edit of the event by clicking here. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Rossi and the VR46 Academy kick start season in style

Valentino Rossi and his VR46 Academy riders all enjoy a good game of football

Rossi and the VR46 Academy kick start season in style Valentino Rossi and his team of VR46 Academy riders headed to the Aspire Academy for a game of football against FC Barcelona legend ‘Xavi’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

How the regulation changes could shake up the MotoGP™ field

The introduction of controlled software has also been a big benefit in leveling the playing field…

How the regulation changes could shake up the MotoGP™ fieldWith 21 years of experience reporting on MotoGP™, Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out. For the 2016 season he remains with the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Rossi: “I can continue for a couple of years”

Rossi reflected on being the ‘Peter Pan of bikes’

Rossi: “I can continue for a couple of years”Valentino Rossi spoke with Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport ahead of the 2016 season, their interview covered his future and his private life. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Lorenzo leads as riders push to limit during final test

Riders were given one last test session before the 2016 season begins on the 20th of March in Qatar

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo A crash filled final day in Qatar as the MotoGP™ World Championship conclude their pre-season testing, Lorenzo on top again.

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Mar 02

The FIM MotoGP™ World Championship begun their final test before the 2016 season with champion Jorge Lorenzo leading the way

Lorenzo shows intent for title defense

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo With the start of the season fast approaching, riders and teams eagerly went to work at the Losail International Circuit as the final test of the pre-season got underway.

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Feb 19

Marquez leads crash filled final day in Australia, Viñales fastest overall

Action concludes as the Phillip Island Test comes to a close, Marquez topping Friday times but Viñales holding the top spot

MotoGP - Marquez leads crash filled final day in Australia, Viñales fastest overall The final morning of testing at Phillip Island got off to the best start of the three-day test with clear conditions allowing riders to immediately get out on track. Although clouds loomed in the distance, the top seven riders were able to get below the 1’30 barrier within just a handful of laps. Loris Baz saw one of the biggest improvements, the Avintia Racing rider’s early time already half a second faster than his best from Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Conditions improve down under, allowing Viñales on top

With the rain having abated, the MotoGP™ World Championship was back in action in Australia as Viñales led a tight top ten

Motog GP - Conditions improve down under, allowing Viñales on top After an initially slow start, the second day of the Phillip Island MotoGP™ test proved to be a productive one with weather conditions allowing riders to run in the dry.

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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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