Tag Archive: Yamaha

May 05

Advantage Yamaha in Le Mans

It’s hard to believe it has been seven years since Rossi took back-to-back wins, but Matthew Birt believes that could all change in France

Advantage Yamaha in Le MansWith 21 years of experience reporting on MotoGP™, Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out. For the 2016 season he remains with the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Bodhi Edie returns to Mopar CSBK for Yamaha backed by Trip-Dub Racing and Z1 Tuning

Bodhi Edie returns to Mopar CSBK

2013-08-24_0787 Popular Pro racer Bodhi Edie will return to the Canadian National Pro Superbike scene in 2016, supported by Trip-Dub Racing, Z1 Tuning and Yamaha Motor Canada. The 20-year-old from Warman, Sask. will compete in the Feature Mopar Pro Superbike class aboard a new Yamaha YZF-R1. It was recently announced that the National Superbike tour will be televised over seven episodes on TSN in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Pedrosa sets new Assen lap record in Dutch Grand Prix free practice

Round 8: Dutch MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda Team - Dutch MotoGP FP2 Dani Pedrosa set the quickest ever lap time at the Assen circuit in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session as the Repsol Honda Team finished 1-2 on combined times as they seek to break the recent dominance of their Yamaha rivals.

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Mar 05

The Montreal Motorcycle Show: Winter is no match for riding enthusiasts!

The next edition of the Montreal Motorcycle Show rolls into town February 26 to 28, 2016. See you next year!

The Montreal Motorcycle Show logo The Montreal Motorcycle Show, presented by La Capitale General Insurance, demonstrated once again just how passionate Quebecers are about riding and their motorcycles.

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Feb 16

Montreal Motorcycle Show 2015

Attractions For Every Kind Of Rider At The Montreal Motorcycle Show

The Montreal Motorcycle Show logo Straddle the first electric Harley‐Davidson, visit the Can‐Am Spyder display, join in She Rides Nite, take part in training sessions, demonstrations, seminars, and more.

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Feb 13

Local wildcards prepare for the Australian Round

Metcher, Lambert and Wagner on track at Phillip Island

Australian gun riders with wild cards for the opening round of Superbike and Supersport World Championships at Phillip Island’s Swann round on February 22nd, have hit the seaside circuit two weeks ago to continue their preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

The Montreal Motorcycle Show: Passion On Wheels!

Harley‐Davidson, Yamaha, Honda, BMW, Suzuki, Ducati and many others to introduce their latest models

The Montreal Motorcycle Show logo With a tremendous number of new products on display from dozens of manufacturers, the Montreal Motorcycle Show, presented by La Capitale General Insurance, will allow visitors to live their passion to the fullest from Friday, February 27 to Sunday, March 1 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Here’s a peek at just a few of the new products that will be unveiled at the Show. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Team Stratos bets on Robertino Pietri for achieving the FIM CEV Superbike 2015 with Yamaha

Stratos Racing Team signed with the Venezuelan rider to fight for the title of European Champion 2015 Superbike with Yamaha

Team Stratos - Robertino Pietri Robertino Pietri, who achieved the fourth place of FIMCEV 2014, joins with the Yamaha Stratos Team as an official LS2 Helmets rider. The Venezuelan surprised last 2014 Superbike season getting four podiums, as well postulated in every race as the clear rider for the victory.

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Dec 19

Grand Prix Commission approves 2016 electronics development process

The Grand Prix Commission took the following decisions

MotoGP logo In their final meeting of the year the Grand Prix Commission have made specific decisions relating to preparations for regulation updates in the 2016 MotoGP™ season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Record-breaking finish to 2014 for Marquez

As he takes win number 13 at Valencia

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP QP2 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Rampant Rossi wins at Phillip Island to lead Yamaha clean sweep

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Australian MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won his first race at Phillip Island in ten years as the Italian rider led a Yamaha clean sweep of the top three podium positions at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Oct 12

Lorenzo wins the day and Marquez the MotoGP™ championship at Motegi

Round 15: Japanese MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Japanese MotoGP race winner Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo continued his irresistible form in the second half of the 2014 MotoGP season as he won his second consecutive race at Motegi as Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez made it back-to-back MotoGP™ World Championship titles by taking second place in the Japanese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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