Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi

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 »

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 19

French MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“Racers always want to push themselves to the limit”

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 French Grand Prix The French Grand Prix saw the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team dominate proceedings Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi scoring a one-two result, while Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso continued his rich vein of form by finishing in third place. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Argentina MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

The Argentina Grand Prix was the debut for Bridgestone’s new extra-hard specification rear slick

MotoGP logo At last weekend’s Argentina Grand Prix Valentino Rossi won his second race of the 2015 MotoGP™ season with an emphatic victory while the podium was completed with Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso in second place and CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow in third.

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Apr 19

Relentless Rossi grabs amazing Argentina MotoGP™ victory

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Argentina MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s put in one of the performances of his career to win his second race of the year at Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow.

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Apr 15

Americas MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

The race weekend was subjected to variable weather with cool, rainy periods

MotoGP logo Marc Marquez won his third consecutive race at Circuit of the Americas last weekend, the Repsol Honda star taking the chequered flag ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team aiming high in Austin

Rossi and Lorenzo determined to ensure a happy return to Circuit of The Americas on April 10-12

 

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Qatar MotoGP race winner The MotoGP season roared back into action last weekend in Qatar, where Valentino Rossi’s sensational victory signaled the start of what promises to be another incredible season of two-wheel racing.

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Apr 01

Qatar MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

It was an all-Italian podium at the first Grand Prix of 2015

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi  - Podium from the 2015 Qatar Grand Prix Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi won an entertaining MotoGP™ season opener at Qatar’s Losail Circuit, the nine-time World Champion emerging the victor in an epic battle with Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso.

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Mar 29

Valentino Rossi wins thrilling MotoGP season opener in Qatar

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Qatar MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi emerged victorious from a thrilling battle with Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso to win the opening round of the MotoGP™ season at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit.

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Feb 23

Rossi finishes day 1 of Sepang 2 MotoGP™ test on top

Weather wise it was a difficult day for the teams

Test Sepang 2 Day 1 Final day ReportValentino Rossi took advantage of a new seamless shift gearbox on his Movistar Yamaha YZF-M1 to finish top at the Sepang 2 test after day 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

MotoGP: Amazing Marquez ‘rides MotoGP like dirt track’

“The amazing thing for me is that Marquez rides his MotoGP bike like he rides the dirt bike” – Daryl Beattie

MotoGP - Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible Double MotoGP champion Marc Marquez’s ability to throw his Repsol Honda around like a dirt bike amazes former 500cc star Daryl Beattie. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Robert Kubica nets late win at Monza

Kubica led by 2.8sec in his Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Robert Kubica outpaced Moto GP legend Valentino Rossi over the final speed test to win the non-championship Monza Rally on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Rossi entertains the crowd at Monza Rally Show

F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rally driver Ken Block also in attendance

Rossi entertains the crowd at Monza Rally ShowThe Monster Energy Monza Rally Show 2014 saw nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi joined by a host of big names from the world of four wheels, with the likes of F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rally driver Ken Block also in attendance. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Torrential rain affects second day of MotoGP™ Valencia test

Highlights from day Two of MotoGP’s Valencia test

2014-08-31-0040 After a busy day on Monday which saw 27 riders on track in Valencia, Tuesday’s test sessions were heavily affect by rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Lorenzo fastest on Monday in Valencia test

Highlights from day one of MotoGP’s Valencia test

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Japanese MotoGP race winner Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was Monday’s fastest rider in the post-GP Valencia test, with the day also featuring MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez showing his brother Alex Marquez how to ride a premier class prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Valencia MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

The Valencia Grand Prix took place in cool and unsettled conditions
MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Valencia Grand Prix In the final MotoGP race of the 2014 season at Valencia, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez triumphed over Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa who finished in second and third place respectively, to claim a premier-class record of thirteen victories in one season.

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Nov 08

Last-lap surge from Rossi results in Valencia MotoGP™ pole position

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Qualifying
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Valencia MotoGP QP2 In blustery conditions at the Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi seized his first MotoGP pole position since the 2010 French Grand Prix as the nine-time World Champion sets his sights on a third victory in 2014.

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Oct 29

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Extremely hot and humid temperatures over the race weekend created trying conditions for the riders

MotoGP logoIn sweltering conditions at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit last Sunday, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won his twelfth race of the 2014 season ahead of the determined Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.

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