Category: MotoGP

Vinales takes flawless win at Le Mans

  Maverick Vinales took his third win of the season following a flawless ride at Le Mans. The win sealed Yamaha’s 500th GP win. Cal Crutchlow of the Satellite Honda Team and Dani Pedrosa were second and third; it was Pedrosa’s 147 career podium finish. Rossi was out-of-luck at Le Mans as he fell from his bike on the last lap, while battling for the top spot with his team mate.

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MotoGP GP of France: Vinales leads all-Yamaha front row at Le Mans

  Qualifiers for the Grand Prix of France at Le Mans saw Yamaha riders take the top three fastest lap times to fill up the front row of the starting grid. Maveick Vinales led team mate Valentino Rossi, who in turn led Yamaha Tech 3’s Johann Zarco. Zarco was third fastest in the Satellite Yamaha.

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Crews prepare for MotoGP Round 5 challenge at Le Mans

  MotoGP crews visit the resurfaced Le Mans Circuit for Round 5 of the Championship, this weekend. The Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit was built in 1965 and started hosting Grand Prix from the late sixties until 1996, and from 2000 after a serious accident in 1995 saw the track update its safety. The 4.2km lay-out of five left and nine right corners with a 674m longest straight, places the emphasis on late braking, hard acceleration and rear end traction, which plays into the hand of Yamaha and promises for a great show on Sunday.

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Vinales tops MotoGP Test at Jerez

  After a challenging outing on Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, Yamaha MotoGP Team returned to the Circuito de Jerez for a two-day official MotoGP test, which concluded yesterday. Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi spent the extra track time usefully, improving their YZR-M1s settings and assembling useful data for the rest of the season. The duo finished in first and twenty-first place respectively in the session times.

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Pedrosa captures Repsol Honda’s 100th win at Jerez

  The first MotoGP European Leg at the Jerez de la Frontera Circuit saw Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa come away with a dominating victory, ahead of team mate Marc Marquez and Ducati;s Jorge Lorenzo.

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MotoGP crews gear up for European leg, starting with Jerez

  MotoGP crews are gearing up for the first European race of the season at the Jerez de la Frontera Circuit, this weekend. The European leg will be the stage for the crews for the next 11 races.

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Marquez hits Home Run at COTA for first win of the season

  Marc Marquez made a resounding return to winning ways with a masterful race at the COTA (Circuit of the Americas) on Sunday. Marquez topped rivals Valentino Rossi and the second Repsol Honda of Dani Pedrosa. The COTA is certainly Marquez’s favorite hunting ground, with his fifth straight win after Sunday’s victory.

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Marquez snatches pole from Vinales in Super Exciting MotoGP Qualifying

Qualifying for MotoGP Round 3 U.S. Grand Prix at COTA (Circuit of the Americas) saw Reigning Champion Marc Marquez snatch pole position from Yamaha newbie Maverick Vinales. Valentino Rossi battled his way back from the brink to take the third fastest time.

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Ducati MotoGP riders appointed SEAT Brand ambassadors

  As the Ducati MotoGP riders prepare for Round 3 at the COTA (CIrcuit of the Americas), Spanish carmakers SEAT has appointed both Ducati riders Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo as Brand ambassadors.

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MotoGP prepares to tackle COTA for Round 3

  MotoGP gears up for Round 3 at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, TX, U.S.A. After two rounds, Yamaha riders Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi hold the triumph card in the riders standings with first and second in the points table on 50 and 36 points.

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