Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:47:20 +0200 Mahias Extends Championship Lead with Assen Thriller GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team's Lucas Mahias extended his championship lead to 20 points after a thrilling race at the TT Circuit Assen, round four of the 2017 World Supersport Championship. The French rider secured second by just 0.005s in a photo finish in front of the packed grandstands after a race long battle with five riders. His teammate Federico Caricasulo was also involved in the scrap for the podium, riding through the pain to cross the line in sixth.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:14:01 +0200 Pata Yamaha Bounces Back with Valiant Fourth and Fifth in Assen Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK riders Michael van der Mark and Alex Lowes turned around a challenging race weekend in style today the two putting all their race craft into their YZF-R1s to take fourth and fifth respectively in the second race of the Dutch FIM Superbike World Championship round at Assen.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:44:57 +0200 Marino Returns to Assen in Style with STK1000 Pole Pata Yamaha Official STK 1000 Team's Florian Marino returned to Assen in style today to claim his first pole position of the 2017 FIM Superstock European Championship. His teammate Roberto Tamburini made it two Yamaha YZF-R1Ms on the front row as he also impressed to start Sunday's race from third on the grid.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:13:27 +0200 GRT Yamaha Pick Up the Pace in Assen World Supersport Superpole It was an encouraging day for the GRT Yamaha Official WorldSPP Team in Assen as Lucas Mahias carried his form from free practice into SP2, the French rider qualifying in fourth for Sunday?s race. Teammate Federico Caricasulo will also be in the mix after securing ninth on the grid for what should be a closely fought round four of the 2017 FIM World Supersport Championship.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:42:56 +0200 Disappointing Double DNF Ends Race One in Assen for Pata Yamaha It was a disappointing end to the first day of racing for the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team in Assen today. The first race of the Dutch round of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship came to an early end for both Michael van der Mark and Alex Lowes, with both unable to continue having crashed on laps three and fourteen respectively.