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Sun, 22 May 2016 19:44:04 +0200

Lorenzo Seals Yamaha?s 100th MotoGP Win in Remarkable Mugello Race
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo continued his momentum at the Autodromo del Mugello track today as he secured a brilliant victory in the Gran Premio d'Italia. His achievement marks the Yamaha Factory Racing team's hundredth premier class win of the modern four-stroke era, that began in 2002, as well as their third consecutive first place of the 2016 season. Valentino Rossi also gave a stunning performance in the early stages of the 23-lap sprint as he battled with his teammate for the lead, until a mechanical issue on lap nine prevented him from completing the race.
Sat, 21 May 2016 18:28:37 +0200

Rossi Powers to Phenomenal Pole in Mugello
Riding with a special helmet design to mark his first home race of the season, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi brought massive cheers to the Autodromo del Mugello circuit today as he took a sensational pole position in the qualifying session ahead of tomorrow's Gran Premio d'Italia. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo also pushed hard during the tense 15-minute qualifying heat and secured fifth place on the grid.
Fri, 20 May 2016 18:19:33 +0200

Lorenzo and Rossi Take Second and Sixth in Mixed Tuscan Free Practice
Despite not setting a time in a damp morning session due to tricky track conditions, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi made a strong start to the Gran Premio d'Italia weekend. Eager to impress at their team's first home Grand Prix of the season, the teammates pushed hard in the afternoon to make up for lost time in the morning and secured second and sixth in the combined session times.
Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200

Yamaha Confirms Maverick Viñales for the 2017 and 2018 MotoGP Seasons
It is with great pleasure that Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announces the signing of Maverick Viñales to ride for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team for 2017 and 2018. Viñales, who is presently fifth in the MotoGP? Championship standings, will partner nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi, whose contract renewal was already announced in March this year.
Wed, 18 May 2016 13:52:39 +0200

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Move Campaign to Mugello
After securing the second consecutive Yamaha 1-2 of the season during a very successful weekend at Le Mans, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi are ready to shine at the 'Autodromo del Mugello' track. The teammates are eager to meet the Italian fans during this weekend's Italian Grand Prix, which is the team's first home Grand Prix of the season, as its headquarters is based in Gerno di Lesmo.
Sun, 08 May 2016 19:04:58 +0200

Phenomenal Double French Podium for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP
After dominating the pace in most free practice sessions and qualifying for pole position at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo rode his YZR-M1 to a flawless victory today at the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France to take over the lead in the championship standings. Teammate Valentino Rossi followed up his strong win in Jerez with a brilliant race on French tarmac, crossing the finish line in second place to collect twenty vital points.
Sat, 07 May 2016 17:43:20 +0200

Lorenzo Powers to Pole Position in Le Mans
Today Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were back in action at a dry and slightly overcast Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit to determine their place on tomorrow's starting grid. They pushed their YZR-M1s to the limit during an intense 15-minute qualifying session and took first and seventh place respectively ahead of tomorrow's Monster Energy Grand Prix de France.