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Dovizioso and Crutchlow impress in Brno practice

The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team enjoyed a positive start to the bwin Grand Prix Ceske Republiky today after Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow both mounted a strong challenge for the top three in hot and sunny conditions at the Brno circuit. Dovizioso arrived back in Europe brimming with confidence after scoring his fifth podium […]

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Yamaha Get Back on Track in Brno

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies were back on track today in Brno for the first sessions of the Grand Prix of Czech Republic. After a very difficult weekend in Indianapolis both riders were enjoying the fast flowing Brno circuit and were quick to find pace in the morning. Both were unfortunate […]

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Positive start for Ducati Team at Brno

The Ducati Team today began its preparations for Sunday’s Czech Republic Grand Prix, with Valentino Rossi posting the sixth-best time in the first two free-practice sessions. On a sunny day with mild temperatures, the Italian rode at a good, consistent pace. On his fastest lap, his gap to the front was under half a second. […]

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Andrea Dovizioso and Ducati together beginning in 2013

Borgo Panigale (Bologna) 22 August 2012 – Ducati and Andrea Dovizioso have reached an agreement that will see the Italian wearing the colours of the Ducati Team in 2013 and 2014. Andrea Dovizioso, who currently sits in fourth place overall in the MotoGP championship standings, will join Nicky Hayden on the team. The pair will […]

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MotoGP Returns to Europe for the Grand Prix of Czech Republic

There’s little time to rest this week for Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies as the MotoGP paddock moves directly from Indianapolis to Brno in the Czech Republic. The 2011 Grand Prix proved a challenging one for Lorenzo, a soft tyre choice making it difficult to keep a competitive pace and resulting […]

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Friday 10th August, 2012 – Gerno di Lesmo (Italy) It is with great pleasure that Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd confirms the signing of Valentino Rossi to ride for the Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP Team for 2013 and 2014. Valentino Rossi first joined Yamaha in 2004 and achieved four MotoGP World Champion titles with the Yamaha YZR-M1 in […]

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Ducati and Rossi to part ways at the end of 2012

As the MotoGP series awaits its return to action for the August 19 Indianapolis Grand Prix, Ducati announces that its working relationship with Valentino Rossi will conclude at the end of the 2012 MotoGP World Championship. Ducati wishes the Italian well for the new challenges that await him, and in the meantime, the team will […]

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Hayden sixth at home race, crash for Rossi

Nicky Hayden took sixth place at the United States Grand Prix after putting in a determined and calculated performance, and despite being slowed a bit by an early encounter with Bautista. Just off the start, the American and Spaniard touched lightly, causing Hayden to lose some ground, and despite riding at a pace similar to […]

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DIFFICULT WEEKEND FOR TONY ELIAS AND PRAMAC RACING TEAM

Tony Elias stands in for injured rider Héctor Barberà at the 10th round of the 2012 MotoGP World Championship at Laguna Seca circuit. A difficult start for the Spaniard who was in 16th position when the rider in front of him crash making him lose valuable tenths while riding into the gravel. Tony was able […]

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Tech 3 Yamaha celebrates double top five in America

The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team heads off on a richly deserved summer break in high spirits after Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow rode to a fantastic double top five finish in this afternoon’s US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca. Dovizioso made one of his trademark blistering launches off the start line to quickly seize […]

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