A happy Rossi consolidated second position in the MotoGP World Championship with his second place finish at Sepeng.

Yamaha Secures Double Podium at Sweltering Sepang

The Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix saw Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo claim Yamaha’s eighth double podium of the season after a heated battle at the Sepang International Circuit.


Solid start at rain soaked Sepang for Yamaha

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi got their first laps in around the Sepang International Circuit under very mixed conditions today as they prepare for this weekend’s Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Rossi celebrates on the Misano podium.

The Doctor performs a Misano miracle

The many thousand Valentino Rossi fans gathered at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli had their dreams come true today as their Movistar Yamaha MotoGP hero delivered a perfect race to take victory for the 'Gran Premio di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini'. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo came home in second to make it a perfect Yamaha one-two finish.

Cold and wet track conditions affected both practice sessions Friday at Misano.

Rain sets the pace as Misano MotoGP begins

There was little fun to be had today by the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders in the first two practice sessions for Sunday’s 'Grand Prix di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini' at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.

The historic Silverstone circuit.

Movistar Yamaha prepare for action in Silverstone

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head to the United Kingdom this week for the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire on Sunday. The team arrive in confident mood after two consecutive race weekends that have seen riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo stand side by side on the podium together.


Lorenzo scores superb Sachsenring podium

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo returned to form today, scoring an impressive third place in difficult conditions at the Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland. Teammate Valentino Rossi also rode a strong race, pushing up the leader board from twelfth to fourth.


Rossi rides to fifth in chaotic Assen TT

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi rode impressively this afternoon to take fifth during an unpredictable race at the Assen TT. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo briefly led the race, but later fell back after a tire change, finishing in 13th place.

The Dutch TT circuit at Assen has been a part of the FIM Motorcycle World Championship since it's inception in 1949.

Yamaha MotoGP teams arrives at Assen TT circuit

After yet another thrilling race in Catalunya a fortnight ago the team Movistar Yamaha MotoGP arrive in Assen. The last round saw Valentino Rossi fight a hard battle for a well-deserved second place and Jorge Lorenzo displayed his trademark ‘Por Fuera’ pass for the delighted Spanish crowd. Both riders are keen on another chance to show their fighting spirit at the TT Assen this Saturday.

The layout of the Circuit de Catalunya.

Yamaha MotoGP head to Montmelò

After an incredible showdown in Mugello in front of Valentino Rossi’s home crowd, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP now return to Spain for this Sunday’s Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya to battle in front of Jorge Lorenzo’s local fans.

The Mugello circuit layout.

Rossi returns home for Italian Grand Prix

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP returns to Italy for Valentino Rossi’s first home race of the year, the Gran Premio d’Italia this Sunday at the Mugello circuit in Tuscany. The race is also a home Grand Prix for the team itself, being based alongside the historic Monza circuit in Gerno di Lesmo.


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Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.
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