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Yamaha celebrates 50 years of GP racing

Yamaha celebrates 50 years of GP racing

2011 marks a very special moment in two wheeled motorsport as the 50th Anniversary of World Championship Grand Prix racing for Yamaha. As part of a series of ongoing activities to celebrate this landmark Yamaha Factory Racing will run a special livery, the ‘YZR-M1 WGP50th Anniversary Edition’ for the Assen […]

May 17, 2011 Motor Sports, Motorcycle News
Stoner wins first race of the season

Stoner wins first race of the season

Casey Stoner managed to win the first race of the 2011 MotoGP season last night, with a huge 3.44 second lead over Lorenzo, who came in second! However, the real disappointing show was in offering for Italian, Ducati and Rossi fans, as the doctor only managed finish the race 16.431 […]

March 21, 2011 Motor Sports
Day 2 of Valencia test

Day 2 of Valencia test

The second and final day of testing at Valencia took place in sunny conditions, allowing both Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden to make full use of the available track time. Rossi worked closely together with Filippo Preziosi on the setting of the GP11 machine with the big bang engine configuration, […]

November 11, 2010 Motor Sports
Rossi makes debut on Ducati

Rossi makes debut on Ducati

The first day of the long awaited post-season MotoGP test at Valencia started with grey skies and light drizzle in the morning, which left the track unsuitable for the opening hour of the session between 9 and 10 when, luckily, the sun emerged to gradually dry the track surface. At […]

November 10, 2010 Motor Sports
2010 MotoGP Valencia Results

2010 MotoGP Valencia Results

World Champion Jorge Lorenzo signed off his victorious season in style today, taking his ninth win in front of his home fans at Valencia. Valentino Rossi finished third on his 117th and final appearance for Yamaha, bringing to a close a wonderful seven-year partnership with his YZR-M1. Lorenzo and Rossi […]

November 7, 2010 Motor Sports
Lorenzo gets hero’s welcome at homecoming

Lorenzo gets hero’s welcome at homecoming

Newly-crowned 2010 MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo enjoyed a homecoming fit for heroes when he landed in his native Mallorca yesterday, with thousands of people turning out to greet the victorious Fiat Yamaha rider as he touched down on home shores. He was met by crowds and dignitaries at the […]

October 21, 2010 Motor Sports
2010 MotoGP Phillip Island results

2010 MotoGP Phillip Island results

After a sopping wet weekend the weather finally cleared up today, as the sun came out and temperatures rose above 15 degrees for the first time. Lorenzo got a good start going into turn one, losing one place to Marco Simoncelli but passing the Italian back soon after to retake […]

October 17, 2010 Motor Sports
2010 MotoGP Motegi results

2010 MotoGP Motegi results

Casey Stoner celebrated his second victory in as many races with a dominant performance in the Grand Prix of Japan, leading from the first turn to the last to secure his place amongst the elite riders in MotoGP history. Stoner’s 22nd premier-class success moves him up to joint eighth in […]

October 3, 2010 Motor Sports
Lorenzo renews his contract with Yamaha

Lorenzo renews his contract with Yamaha

23 year old Fiat Yamaha rider, Jorge Lorenzo has decided to renew his contract with the Fiat Yamaha MotoGP Team for another two years. Lorenzo has taken MotoGP with storm this year, with impressive 7 wins this season already and is well on his way to take the title home […]

October 2, 2010 Motor Sports
2010 MotoGP Indianapolis results

2010 MotoGP Indianapolis results

At the Indianapolis Grandprix yesterday, Dani Pedrosa proved yet again, that he is not completely out of the running for championship, by taking home, yet another victory. The real surprise however came in the form of Tech 3 Yamaha and future Factory Team rider Ben Spies, who finished second, his […]

August 30, 2010 Motor Sports