As he takes win number 13 at Valencia
Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez underlined his dominance in 2014 as the MotoGP™ World Champion became the first rider to claim thirteen premier class victories in a season by taking a masterful win at Valencia.
2012 American Champions Chad Wienen and Josh Creamer at the Olympic Stadium
Canadian rider Richard Pelchat Ready to defend his ATV Title at the Monster Energy Supermotocross
Canadian rider Richard Pelchat is ready to defend his ATV title at the Monster Energy Supermotocross, presented by Parts Canada/Thor, on Saturday, September 29 at the Olympic Stadium. Winning the international ATV race for the first time last year ahead of Americans Cody Miller, John Natalie and Josh Creamer, Pelchat has only run twice against his US opponents in 2012, instead spending the summer competing in the Quebec Quad Cross Series.
World Superbike celebrates its 25th anniversary
World Superbike will be celebrating its 25th anniversary at the Monza Round this coming weekend, offering Italian fans a unique opportunity to be able to get up close with the bikes and riders that since 1988 have helped to create the history of the championship.
No Petronas backing for the Factory Yamaha MotoGP team in 2012
The Factory Yamaha Team, which raced without a title sponsor in MotoGP this season, will be without Petronas backing in 2012. The Malaysian oil and gas corporation came on-board with Yamaha in 2009 (when Fiat was the title sponsor) and thus shared in two consecutive Triple Crown MotoGP victories – the Riders’, Constructors and Teams’ titles – in 2009 and 2010.
The four-year Fiat-Yamaha MotoGP partnership has come to an end
“The team will change title sponsor and therefore it won’t be “Fiat Yamaha Team” anymore.” A message on the team’s official Twitter page @fiatyamahateam states that it won’t be updated and confirms “The team will change title sponsor and therefore it won’t be “Fiat Yamaha Team” anymore.”
Successful partnership to continue through 2012
Miller Motorsports Park and Yamaha are pleased to announce they have extended their agreement through the end of 2012. “We are very excited to extend our relationship with Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A.,” said John Larson, General Manager of Miller Motorsports Park.
Valentino Rossi has admitted it is unlikely he will switch to formula one in the future.
Now 31, the multiple champion of MotoGP has in the past flirted with a move to F1 after several test drives. After badly breaking his leg earlier this season, Rossi has been beaten to the 2010 title and it had been said his move from Yamaha to the Italian marque Ducati could be a precursor to a future move to Ferrari.
There are five races left to finish the MotoGP Championship
The Yamaha Italian rider, Valentino Rossi, could end his season at the Iveco Australian Grand Prix in order to move up his shoulder surgery, which would leave him no options for the 2010 MotoGP title only two dates before the end of the season.
Jorge Lorenzo was the fastest in the official testing at Brno
The professional motorcycle road racer, Jorge Lorenzo, achieved his seventh victory this season and has 72-point advantage over Dani Pedrosa, who ranks second in the MotoGP World Standings and is the favorite in major online betting entities.
Valentino Rossi’s switch of MotoGP teams has moved him closer to formula one, according to his father
The flamboyant motorcycle rider will move from Yamaha, his team for the past seven years, to the Italian marque Ducati for 2011 and 2012. His father Graziano, also a former motorcycle world championship rider, thinks the switch moves his son closer to F1.
MotoGP Round 4: Italian GP race report
Opting for Bridgestone’s hard compound slicks front and rear, Dani Pedrosa took victory for the Repsol Honda Team at Mugello in decisive style, setting a new lap record on only the fifth lap of the race and consistently lapping faster than the existing lap record. The Spaniard was the only rider to lap in the 1m 49second bracket.