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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:52:44 +0200

Stunning Second Showing for Canepa with Donington Podium
Pata Yamaha Official STK1000's Niccoló Canepa rode his YZF-R1M to a podium-scoring position at Donington Park in the UK today on only his second FIM Superstock 1000 Cup weekend with the team. Securing a third place finish, the Italian rider rode a mature and confident race, while teammate Danny de Boer narrowly missed out on a top-ten spot to finish 11th.
Sun, 29 May 2016 18:13:38 +0200

Top Ten Finish for Beaubier on his Donington Debut
Cameron Beaubier concluded his debut weekend with the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team at Donington Park in the UK today, securing a top ten finish in the 23-lap contest. With just under three hours of track time aboard the YZF-R1 under his belt, the young American put on a standout performance at the British track to the delight of his team and its supportive home crowd.
Sun, 29 May 2016 15:13:33 +0200

Febvre lights a Spanish candle
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Official MXGP rider Romain Febvre came back from a heavy injury in Talavera de la Reina to finish in the top five at MXGP of Spain on Sunday, saving valuable championship points ahead of his home race in France next weekend, while teammate Jeremy Van Horebeek pushed through the narrow and grippy track to a top 10 overall.
Sun, 29 May 2016 14:53:51 +0200

Paturel strikes Spanish podium
Kemea Yamaha Official MX Team rider Benoit Paturel rode to his first MX2 podium of the 2016 season on Sunday, punching up the Cerro Negro race track in Talavera de la Reina on a bright and sunny day at the MXGP of Spain.
Sat, 28 May 2016 19:42:50 +0200

Canepa Qualifies Fourth Ready for Round Four Race Day
Niccoló Canepa put his Pata Yamaha STK1000 machine well in contention ahead of Sundays' 15-lap race at the UK's Donington Park as he qualified in fourth position at the British track this morning. Danny de Boer also continued his improvement with the YZF-R1M to secure 14th.
Sat, 28 May 2016 19:13:57 +0200

Disappointment at Donington for Pata Yamaha
The opening race day of the UK WorldSBK round at Donington Park proved disappointing for the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK team as Alex Lowes was forced to withdraw from his home competition. After starting his debut well, new teammate Cameron Beaubier's race also ended early with a last corner accident on the opening lap.
Fri, 27 May 2016 21:03:07 +0200

Fifth for Canepa in Donington Free Practice
Pata Yamaha Official STK1000's Niccoló Canepa started his UK campaign strongly at Donington Park today, securing a top-five finish in the combined times. New teammate Danny de Boer learnt the track, the bike and his new team quickly, improving to 17th after his two debut 45-minute practice sessions.