Tag: Maverick Viñales

Marquez takes pole, but disqualified. Vinales starts from pole.

  Marc Marquez’s consistent streak continues at the qualifiers for the MotoGP Round 3, Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, TX. It was Marquez’s sixth pole out of 6 races held at the COTA. However, a penalty was placed on him and he’d start from position four on the grid.

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Vinales takes part in MotoGP off-season event

  After a rather disappointing MotoGP season, Yamaha MotoGP squad’s Maverick Vinales spent the off-season in Cape Town, the capital city of SOuth Africa, participating in the Yamaha R World Event.

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MotoGP Mugello: Vinales leads Yamaha 1 – 2 in qualifiers

  It looks like the tides are turning in favor of Yamaha MotoGP at Mugello when Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi made it a 1 – 2 in the qualifiers. A strong third practice session saw the two Yamaha riders easily get to Q2, without having to go through the first session. Championship rivals Dani Pedrosa and Reigning Champion Marc Marquez will start in row two, after qualifying fifth and sixth, respectively.

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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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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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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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Vinales scores Back-to-Back winsl after Argentine MotoGP victory

  The second round of the MotoGP Championships saw Yamaha MotoGP debutant Maverick Vinales get the win, again, at the Termas de RIo Hondo Circuit. Vinales’ veteran team mate Valentino Rossi took second in the 25-lap race that saw Reigning champion Marc Marquez crash out from the lead. It was Vinales’ second win in the first two races of the season. The sprint race was certainly fast and furious as seven riders crashed out.

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Vinales tops day two of MotoGP Pre-season test in Qatar

  On the second day of MotoGP pre-season test at the Losail International Circuit, Yamaha duo Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi were absolutely in top flight as they set the two fastest times of the day.

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Vinales captures top marks at 2nd MotoGP IRTA Test in Phillip Island

  After three days of intense testing at the second MotoGP IRTA Test in Phillip Island, Yamaha’s new rider Maverick Vinales topped all riders with a best time of 1:28.549 in session 3. Reigning Champion Marc Marquez was second, while team mate Dani Pedrosa took up third overall.

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