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Ben Spies to join Yamaha factory team in 2011

Ben Spies to join Yamaha factory team in 2011

Current Yamaha Tech 3 rider Ben Spies would be moving to the Factory Yamaha Team for the 2011 MotoGP season. The 26-year-old American, who won the World Superbike Championship with Yamaha in 2009, is enjoying an impressive first season in MotoGP and is currently the leading rookie and the top […]

August 27, 2010 Motor Sports

Rossi to ride Ducati in 2011 MotoGP!

News which is sure to cheer Ducati and Rossi fans everywhere and had been speculated for years now has come true. Valentino Rossi and Ducati have signed a two year agreement for the nine-time World Champion to race with the “Rossa” of Borgo Panigale in the Ducati Marlboro Team from […]

August 16, 2010 Motor Sports
2010 MotoGP Brno results

2010 MotoGP Brno results

Jorge Lorenzo took an impressive seventh win of the season in Brno this afternoon with a clinical performance that saw him lead from the first lap to the chequered flag. In doing so he becomes only the third premier-class rider in history to finish in the top two at the […]

August 16, 2010 Motor Sports
Lorenzo takes chequered flag at Leguna Seca

Lorenzo takes chequered flag at Leguna Seca

Jorge Lorenzo took a brilliant sixth victory of the season at Laguna Seca today, romping home to win by over three seconds from Casey Stoner, while his team-mate, Valentino Rossi made a triumphant return to the podium just seven weeks after breaking his right leg. Starting from pole for the […]

July 26, 2010 Motor Sports
Rossi gets thumbs up for German GP

Rossi gets thumbs up for German GP

A news which is bound to delight other Rossi fans, as it has delighted me, Chief Medical Officer for the German GP, Dr. Huber Fischer has given his approval for Rossi to race at Sachsenring on Sunday. Rossi would be taking part in the Official MotoGP Press Conference at Sachsenring […]

July 15, 2010 Motor Sports
Rossi tests successfully at Brno

Rossi tests successfully at Brno

As reported yesterday, Rossi test rode the WSBK YZF-R1 at the Brno test track yesterday. He managed to complete 46 laps on the track with the best lap time of 1’59.135. He will now wait for a final medical check on Wednesday before making a decision about riding at Sachsenring. […]

July 13, 2010 Motor Sports
Rossi to test in Brno today

Rossi to test in Brno today

After getting back on the motorcycle last week, Valentino Rossi would be back on track today at Brno, Czech Republic for another round of test riding. He will once again be riding a Yamaha YZF-R1, provided by the Yamaha WSB Team. Only after this test Rossi will decide whether or […]

July 12, 2010 Motor Sports
Rossi gets back on the motorcycle

Rossi gets back on the motorcycle

Rossi is back, not yet at the MotoGP, but is riding again. Yesterday he did testing at the Misano race track in Italy on an YZF-R1 WSBK machine, provided by the Yamaha World Superbike Team. Rossi did an initial run of 11 laps at 18.30 CET with a best time […]

July 8, 2010 Motor Sports
Lorenzo scores hat trick at Catalunya GP

Lorenzo scores hat trick at Catalunya GP

Jorge Lorenzo took an emphatic home win in front of a passionate crowd in Catalunya GP, his fifth victory of the season and third in a row. This means that Yamaha now has more wins than any other manufacturer in the four-stroke MotoGP era, with 57. Starting from pole, also […]

July 4, 2010 Motor Sports
Lorenzo wins Dutch TT

Lorenzo wins Dutch TT

Jorge Lorenzo extended his championship lead today with a win at 2010 Assen MotoGP, leaving his rivals trailing as he led from the front to win the 80th Dutch TT and take his fourth victory of the season. In doing so he becomes only the seventh rider in history to […]

June 26, 2010 Motor Sports