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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Stunning Silverstone Battles Deliver Double Yamaha Podium
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi fought epic battles today in the British Grand Prix to take their third consecutive double Yamaha podium, finishing second and third respectively.

Starting from third on the grid Lorenzo had a flying start off the line, taking the holeshot into the first corner. He put his head down trying to clear off at the front but wasn't able to shake off his rival Marc Marquez who followed close behind.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Lorenzo Secures Silverstone Front Row for British Grand Prix
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo claimed third place on the grid for tomorrow's British Grand Prix at Silverstone this afternoon following a tense qualifying session that saw teammate Valentino Rossi take sixth on the second row.

Lorenzo was clearly eager to start the session as the first rider to line up at the pit line exit for the overcast 15-minute session. His first hot lap was a 2'01.798 followed by a 2'01.771 that was good for provisional second place.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Practice Begins in Silverstone for the British Grand Prix
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were back on track in Great Britain today as the first free practice sessions got underway for this Sunday's British Grand Prix.

The sessions proved to be challenging for both riders due to the tyres provided, with chatter preventing them from finding an optimum set up on the Silverstone circuit. Lorenzo ended the first session in 7th and the second in 11th to finish the day 11th overall in the combined times with a best lap of 2'03.500 seconds.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Movistar Yamaha Prepare for Action in Silverstone
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head to the United Kingdom this week for the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire on Sunday. The team arrive in confident mood after two consecutive race weekends that have seen riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo stand side by side on the podium together.

Silverstone is another circuit with the potential to deliver strong results for Rossi and Lorenzo with fast sweeping corners well suited to the YZR-M1.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:01:00 GMT
Movistar Yamaha Complete Successful One-Day Test in Brno
Fresh from their second consecutive double podium yesterday in the Czech Moto Grand Prix, Movistar Yamaha riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were back on track today. The two spent the day focused on testing both a 2015 prototype M1 motorcycle and also a 2015 M1 engine placed within the 2014 frame.

The result of the test was positive overall.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Brilliant Battle Scores Double Yamaha Podium in Brno
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo fought hard today to take second for the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic with teammate Valentino Rossi finishing in third for the second consecutive Yamaha double podium finish.

Lorenzo started in his traditional style, pushing hard at the start of the race. The Spaniard had a good start from sixth on the grid and soon passed Bradley Smith and Marc Marquez before plunging down the hill, with teammate Rossi following close behind.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Second and Third Row for Yamaha in Brno Qualifying
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi will start tomorrow's Grand Prix Ceské Republiky from the second and third row after taking sixth and seventh place respectively in today's qualifying session.

Lorenzo was eager to start the 15-minute qualifying session and the first one out of the pits to ensure a free track for his first stint. His first flying lap of 1.56.318, took him to provisional pole, before being pushed back to sixth place when the pace quickened.