Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Sep 25

Marquez reigns MotorLand as the shark bites back

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Team Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a stunning win at MotorLand Aragon to extend his championship lead ahead of the flyways, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi dueling it out to complete the podium.

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Sep 23

Marquez lays down the marker in FP1

Championship leader heads the timesheets at the first twist of the throttle in Aragon

2016-09-04-0065 Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was quickest out the blocks at home venue MotorLand Aragon, with a 1:48.830 to top FP1 by almost two tenths from key title rival Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Valentino Rossi debutes his new AGV Pista GP R graphic in Misano: “The Blues Brothers”

“Sweet Home Misano”

Valentino Rossi debutes his new AGV Pista GP R graphic in Misano “The Blues Brothers” According to tradition of the Italian San Marino Grand Prix, during this morning’s qualifying rounds, Valentino showcased the new special graphic of his AGV Pista GP R helmet. This time, the theme is the priceless relationship with his childhood friend Alessio Salucci, better known as “Uccio”, today the assistant of Valentino and sportive director at VR46 Racing Team and VR46 Riders Academy.

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Sep 09

Rossi leads the charge at home

9-time world champion tops FP1 at Misano

2016-09-04-0079 With less than half a second covering the top ten in FP1 at Misano, the timesheets were incredibly close as the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini got underway, but it was Movistar Yamaha MotoGP local legend Valentino Rossi who went fastest. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Resident Rossi talks atmosphere, tyres and track differences

GP TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini

MotoGP - Resident Rossi talks atmosphere, tyres and track differences Riders get ready to get out on track at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli at the #SanMarinoGP, Valentino Rossi’s backyard racetrack. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

MotoGP™ experience enhanced with latest 360 Gyroscopic OnBoard Camera (+video)

Watch Valentino Rossi overtake Maverick Viñales from the 360 Gyroscopic OnBoard Camera

2016-09-04-0079 Since the introduction of an innovative tail camera on Valentino Rossi’s Honda back in 2003, Dorna Sports has made significant strides in developing custom OnBoard cameras to offer a unique view of MotoGP™ action.

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Sep 01

Great British weather takes center stage in Silverstone

Pre-event Press Conference talks wet vs dry at the classic English circuit

Great British weather takes center stage in Silverstone The Octo British Grand Prix has kicked off at Silverstone Circuit, as Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), Eugene Laverty (PULL&BEAR Aspar Team), Hector Barbera (Avintia Racing) and recent winner Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) gathered for the Pre-Event Press Conference.

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Aug 19

20 years and counting since Rossi’s first win

Back to where it all began in 1996 – a rookie victory in Brno

20 years ago at the Czech GP, a young Italian rookie took his first win on the world stage as he beat Jorge Martinez in the 125 race. That Italian rookie was Valentino Rossi, and the victory was the first for a man who would go on to conquer the sport on a previously unknown level.

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Aug 08

MotoGP™ ready for surprises in Austria

Summer break is gone and it’s time to let the engines ring out once more and bring MotoGP™ back to Austria

MotoGP logo It’s been three weeks since the roar of the MotoGP™ World Championship erupted from a racetrack, fans and riders alike itching for action to begin again. The wait is almost over as the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich is here, the World Championship heading to Austria for the first time since 1997. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

With Valentino Rossi at the helm, the VR46 Academy certainly has some top quality teachers but what goes on at the Ranch?

Raising the next Rossi

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) is a name synonymous with the MotoGP™ World Championship, a rider who has proven himself on track again and again.

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Jul 13

Rossi’s tenth title: over or set to break more records?

With 21 years of experience reporting on MotoGP™, Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out

MotoGP - Valentino RossiFor the 2016 season he remains with the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock.

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Jun 05

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya: Rossi gets revenge in Barcelona thriller

A race full of drama saw Rossi win a thrilling battle over Marquez as Iannone takes out Lorenzo

MotoGP - Rossi gets revenge in Barcelona thriller Anticipation for the MotoGP™ World Championship race at the circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya continued to grow as the riders sat on the grid, hiding from the scorching sun beneath their umbrellas.

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May 30

Lorenzo and Marquez out for glory as Rossi plans return

The Catalan GP has been home to a number of fantastic battles and after the drama of Mugello, 2016 could very well be another

Mugello was a weekend full of excitement, hard battles and daring last lap moves across all three World Championship classes, but the majesty of the final lap of the MotoGP™ race will not be forgotten anytime soon.

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May 22

Lorenzo wins last lap thriller as Rossi retires in “Mugiallo”

Valentino Rossi may have been unable to score, but the fans in Mugello were treated to a do or die duel between Lorenzo and Marquez

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo For the first time since 2008, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) lined up for the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM in pole. The last time he started from pole in Mugello he won, having not returned to the top step of the podium since 2008. Over 100,000 people lined the hillside stands of Mugello to see if ‘The Doctor’ could win once more. But it wasn’t going to be easy with Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) right alongside him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

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