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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:35:08 +0200

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Take Fourth and Fifth Row in Tricky Phillip Island Qualifying
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo did what was needed in the first qualifying session today at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and positioned himself in the top two. He was determined to continue his speed during the Q2 session, but was unable to get a feel for the rapidly drying track conditions and secured 12th position. Teammate Valentino Rossi came just short to proceed to qualifying two and will start tomorrow's Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix from 15th on the grid.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:32:55 +0200

Drenched First Day on Phillip Island Halts Movistar Yamaha MotoGP`s Free Practice Progress
The first practices of the weekend for the Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix got underway today with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi battling soaking conditions. With very little track time to be had, due to persistent rain and the cancelation of FP2, the teammates finished 19th and 20th respectively in the combined times.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Wilvo Yamaha set for MXGP class with Simpson and Tonus
Yamaha Motor Europe are proud to confirm an extension to the official line-up in the premier division of the FIM Motocross World Championship ? MXGP ? with the Wilvo Yamaha Official MXGP team stepping into the fray with YZ450Fs and riders Shaun Simpson and Arnaud Tonus slated for the next two years.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:17:24 +0200

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Head South for Second Overseas Race
The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team continues its relentless pace this weekend as the paddock heads from the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan to Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia, for the second consecutive race weekend, the Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Productive Jerez Test Sets Guintoli and Lowes Up for Qatar
The Gaerne Spanish Round may have drawn to a close but there was no rest for Sylvain Guintoli and Alex Lowes today as the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team completed a full eight hours of testing at the Circuito de Jerez. Fresh from Sunday's positive racing, the WorldSBK riders got straight down to business on their YZF-R1's as the track reopened at 10:00 local time, riding until the flag at 18:00.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:45:17 +0200

Fifth for Guintoli and Podium for Tuuli as WorldSBK Bids Farewell to Europe
Sylvain Guintoli concluded the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship's final race at the Circuito de Jerez in fifth position this afternoon with a confident ride on his YZF-R1. Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK teammate Alex Lowes also showed fighting form to take seventh.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:35:26 +0200

Treble Podium for Pata Yamaha's Mahias at Season Final
Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 rider Lucas Mahias flew to fourth in the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup standings at the Circuito De Jerez this afternoon after another stunning performance saw him claim his third consecutive podium on the YZF-R1. A strong race for Riccardo Russo at the Spanish track completed his season finale in sixth.