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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Fire and Ice for Van de Ven in Italy
For Nancy van de Ven the latest round of the 2016 WMX Championship was two days of extreme opposites. On Saturday the Dutch rider left the moto without scoring valuable points after a crash, frustrated and on the back foot against her chief rival, Frenchwoman Livia Lancelot.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Lesiardo Blazes Into Double Points at Lombardia
For Morgan Lesiardo the 2016 EMX250 Championship season is not without its challenges, and the 2015 Italian National Champion in the 125cc class has risen to meet each day of the new year with determination and perserverance. Step by step, race by race, week by week he improves in a tough class filled with experienced riders from every corner of the world.
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:45:22 +0200

Dutch Downpour Dampens Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Efforts
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo, who struggled in the first unpredictable race at the TT Assen, took the second chance with both hands today and secured tenth position. Teammate Valentino Rossi was riding impressively at the start of the 12-lap sprint this afternoon and was looking to win the race until a crash at turn ten meant the end of his challenge.
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:27:39 +0200

Van Horebeek Feels the Heat in Lombardia
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Official MXGP Team rider Jeremy Van Horebeek raced to a top five finish in Mantova on Sunday, overcoming the hot, humid Italian summer weather as well as a tight, gnarly circuit that forgave no mistakes.
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:03:15 +0200

Tonkov Takes Hole Shot in Lombardia Heat
Wilvo Standing Construct Yamaha Official MX2 rider Aleksandr Tonkov took his first hole shot of 2016 on Sunday during a blazing hot race day at MXGP of Lombardia. In spite of a broken bone in his hand and an injury from a training crash he suffered in April, the Russian was quickest of all to the line on his YZ250F.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:14:53 +0200

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Qualify on First and Fourth Row in Dramatic Dutch Qualifying
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi saved his best effort for last in today's 15-minute qualifying heat to secure second place on the starting grid for tomorrow's TT Assen. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo was looking competitive in the early stages of Q2, but was unable to acclimatise to the tricky and changeable track conditions and finished in eleventh position.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:23:23 +0200

Solid Start for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP at TT Assen
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo showed their intentions for this weekend's TT Assen round today. The teammates enjoyed two productive free practice sessions, securing second and fifth place respectively in the combined time sheets.