Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Get First Feel For Austrian Circuit The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team shaped up for the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich during today and yesterday's private test at the Red Bull Ring - Spielberg circuit. Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo took their YZR-M1 machines to the track for the first time to get a head start on preparing a well-balanced setting for the tenth race of the MotoGP season. The teammates tried various Michelin tyres and worked diligently on their settings at the circuit that lays the importance on top speed, acceleration and braking stability.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 18:08:32 +0200 Rossi Takes Eighth after Sachsenring Bike Swap Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi fought hard today to take eighth place in what started as a wet race but saw rapidly changing conditions at the Sachsenring circuit. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo also increased his points total after a challenging GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland race weekend, finishing in fifteenth place.
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 18:06:10 +0200 First and Fourth Row for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP after Eventful German Qualifying Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi showed superb speed in the second qualifying session today at the Sachsenring circuit, securing third place. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo successfully came through Q1 despite a late crash. He was on a hot lap in the second 15-minute qualifying heat when another fall prohibited him from setting a fast time. Unable to rejoin the session, he settled for eleventh on the grid for tomorrow's GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:48:19 +0200 Slippery Start to Sachsenring Weekend for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP The GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland kicked off today under difficult track conditions. The morning practice was run on a fairly cold circuit, which became partly damp as rain began to fall half way through the session, while in the afternoon the riders had to cope with a drying track.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 Zarco to join MotoGP with Tech3 The Monster Yamaha Tech3 team is pleased to announce the signing of the exciting French talent, Johann Zarco for the forthcoming season. The 2015 Moto2 World Champion and current joint leader of this year's intermediate contest, will move up to the premier class with the French team and make his debut on the Yamaha YZR-M1 at the post season Valencia test.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:10:55 +0200 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Gear Up for German GP After a three-week resting period between the Dutch and the German GP, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi are eager to start the ninth round of the 2016 MotoGP World Championship this weekend at the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland.
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.