The first day of the weekend was subjected to heavy rain and the coldest track temperatures yet recorded this season
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The warmer weather created good conditions for Marquez and Lorenzo to set a fierce pace at the front of the field
“The much quicker pace this year at IMS did make the track more severe for tyres, but not to an extreme level.”
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won at Indianapolis to continue his perfect run of form and make it ten wins from ten starts in 2014. Finishing in second and third place respectively were the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.
This weekend (12-13 July) the 2014 MotoGP™ season reached the halfway mark at Sachsensring.
Racing legend Valentino Rossi recently announced that he has signed a new two-year contract to stay with the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team, so the charismatic superstar was on fine form when he met Bridgestone’s two lucky competition winners and their guests.
Ultimately it was Marquez who claimed victory to extend his perfect record in 2014, with Rossi finishing second and Pedrosa third.
Last weekend’s Catalan Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was one for the ages, with a thrilling three-way battle for victory between Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa, and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi producing one of the most exciting encounters in recent years.
Keep an eye on the Bridgestone Club46 website for details of the next competition
The Italian Grand Prix at Mugello holds special significance for Valentino Rossi’s legion of supporters around the globe, but thanks to Bridgestone Europe, this year’s event was particularly special for four lucky MotoGP™ fans.
Lights, camera, action
Bridgestone and motorcycle racing legend Valentino Rossi recently came together near the nine-times World Champion’s home, Tavullia, Italy to collaborate on a stunning promotional film celebrating their winning partnership.