Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:24:38 +0200 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Set the Pace at Silverstone Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo started the weekend as the fastest man in Silverstone after day one. Teammate Valentino Rossi was also on the pace during the first practice session ahead of Sunday's British Grand Prix, but suffered from a lack of rear grip in the afternoon and finished tenth in the combined standings.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 Smith signs with Monster Yamaha Tech3 for 2016 Bradley Smith and the Monster Yamaha Tech3 Team are delighted to have reached an agreement that will see the British rider remain with the team for the 2016 season aboard the Yamaha YZR-M1.áThe contract extension comes as Smith is currently undertaking his most successful MotoGP season to date, where he has finished no lower than 8th so far. Furthermore, he stands in fifth position and at the head of the satellite rankings in the championship after some highly impressive performances.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 Katsuyuki Nakasuga to Make Wildcard Entry on YZR-M1 with Special 60th Anniversary Livery All Japan Road Race Championship star Katsuyuki Nakasuga will make a wildcard entry in the Motul Grand Prix of Japan, Round 15 of the 2015 FIM MotoGP World Championship, scheduled to be held at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Tochigi Prefecture on October 11, 2015. He will ride with the YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM on a YZR-M1 sporting special Yamaha 60th anniversary livery.
Sun, 16 Aug 2015 17:00:42 +0200 Lorenzo Masterclass Seals Double Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Podium at CzechGP Lorenzo delivered a perfect race to take victory for the Grand Prix CeskÚ Republiky, his fifth of the season. Teammate Valentino Rossi rode a solid but lonely race and came home in third to make it a seventh double podium of the season for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team.