Tag Archive: Yamaha

Oct 22

Australian MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Last Sunday MotoGP witnessed its first flag-to-flag race in dry conditions.

MotoGP - FIM MotoGP Technical Director Danny Aldridge and Bridgestone engineer Klaus Noehles on Australian MotoGP grid Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo won an intriguing Australian Grand Prix ahead of Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and his factory Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi.

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Oct 01

Sauber F1 Team and Interroll Group form partnership

Interroll becomes Promotional Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

Interroll - Logo07 - Sauber F1 TeamWith their Swiss headquarters and global operations, both companies strive for excellence as leading players in a highly competitive landscape.

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Sep 10

A tough battle expected in the ATV race at the Monster Energy Supermotocross

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

2010-10-02_12472010-10-02_1162Canadian 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.

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May 01

World Superbike: from the Cathedral to the Temple of Speed

SBK celebrating its 25th anniversary at the fourth of its 14 rounds

Monza logoSBK logoWith Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) at the top of the points table, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Italy for the second of three events, this time at Monza, the fastest round of the calendar.

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May 01

25 Years of World Superbike: “25 exciting years”

World Superbike celebrates its 25th anniversary

Monza logoSBK logo

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Abu Dhabi link could power Alguersuari to Mercedes

After his Toro Rosso ousting, Jaime Alguersuari could emerge with the Mercedes team in 2012.

2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea - Jaime Alguersuari04- Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamThe Spanish sports daily AS reports that Ipic, Abu Dhabi’s international petroleum investment company, is unhappy with Red Bull for ousting the young Spaniard from its driver programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

Petronas ends Yamaha MotoGP sponsorship

No Petronas backing for the Factory Yamaha MotoGP team in 2012

2011-10-29 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - India 08MotoGP - Malaysia - Yamaha Factory Racing - Ben SpiesThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

MotoGP: Dutch TT debrief with Hirohide Hamashima

Round 7: Dutch TT Assen Circuit post-race debrief

MotoGP - Assen - Yamaha Factory Racing - Ben SpiesMotoGP - Assen - Last-minute tyre changes on the grid were common amid the changeable conditionsThe Dutch TT marked the first MotoGP victory for Yamaha’s Ben Spies, who becomes the tenth rider to win a premier class Grand Prix on Bridgestone tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Yamaha back in the Canadian Superbike Championship

“Yamaha are thrilled to be back road racing in Canada”

Yamaha logoCSBK Parts Canadian Superbike Champsionship logoFrontline CSBK Inc., organizer of Canada’s National motorcycle road racing series, is excited to announce the official return of Yamaha Motor Canada to the Canadian Superbike Championship by Parts Canada.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

CSBK & MICS join forces to enhance rider safety

The 2011 Canadian Superbike Championship kicks off on May 20th

CSBK Parts Canadian Superbike Champsionship logo2010-05-30_1331Frontline CSBK Inc., Canada’s premier road racing series organizer, is pleased to announce their partnership with Lean Angle Canada, exclusive International distributor of the Medical Information Carrier System (MICS). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

‘Hard’ Rossi chooses ‘Ducati setting’

It was still arguably Rossi’s best day as a Ducati rider to date

Valentino Rossi Ducati 02Valentino Rossi - 10-2010“I like the Ducati in braking. It is very stable. The bike is very strong from the beginning with the cold tyre and the engine is very strong. These are the good areas” – Ducati Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

World Superbike and Supersport get final season shakedown

At Phillip Island

Phillip Island logoSBK 2011 logoThe Phillip Island circuit south of Melbourne, Australia will be the scene on Monday and Tuesday for the final session of pre-season testing in view of the opening round of the FIM Superbike and Supersport World Championships, taking place here next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

No Fiat in sight…

Yamaha is yet to announce a 2011 title sponsor

Jorge Lorenzo - Valentino Rossi - Japon - 10-2010Fiat-Yamaha logoWednesday’s official unveiling of the 2011 Ducati Desmosedici, plus previous studio shots of Valentino Rossi leathers, showed no sign of any Fiat branding. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

MOTOGP: Fiat, Yamaha partnership officially over

The four-year Fiat-Yamaha MotoGP partnership has come to an end

Fiat-Yamaha logoJorge Lorenzo - Valentino Rossi - Japon - 10-2010“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.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Ducati ‘don’t need a Yamaha copy’

“We just need to improve the bike, not make a copy of the Yamaha.”

Yamaha logoDucatiXeroxDucati may be aiming to help Valentino Rossi replicate his Yamaha success with its Desmosedici, but the Italian factory insists it doesn’t need to build a copy of the M1. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 25

Ben Spies: No excuses next year

Ben Spies has one main goal for 2011 – his first MotoGP win

Ben Spies Magny Cours 091003MotoGPBen Spies is targeting nothing less than his first MotoGP race victory next season, when the 2010 Rookie of the Year will step up to the factory Yamaha team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Miller Motorsports Park, Yamaha extend contract

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Rossi admits switch to F1 ‘superpower’ now unlikely

Valentino Rossi has admitted it is unlikely he will switch to formula one in the future.

Rossi-FerrariValentino Rossi (1) - Japon MotoGP - 01-10-2010Now 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Australian Grand Prix may be the last race this season for Rossi

There are five races left to finish the MotoGP Championship

Loris Capirossi Misano crashThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Lorenzo is closer to achieving his first MotoGP World Championship

Jorge Lorenzo was the fastest in the official testing at Brno

Jorge Lorenzo 091127The 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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