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.

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.


Yamaha back in action in Indianapolis

After a four-week summer break Movistar Yamaha MotoGP returns to the USA to kick off the second half of the MotoGP season with the Indianapolis Grand Prix this weekend.


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.

The Bugatti circuit at le Mans is the site of the MotoGP race.

Yamaha teams prepare for Le Mans

After a short rest from the grueling early season schedule, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP now heads to France for the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France at the historic Le Mans circuit this Sunday.

Rossi celebrates his second place finish at Jerez.

Rossi stays strong for superb second in Jerez

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi put in a stunning effort today to take the second step on the podium for the Gran Premio de España at the Jerez circuit in Southern Spain. A record crowd of 117,000 people were present to witness the Doctor’s fight for his second podium honors of the season in extremely hot conditions with track temperatures reaching 50 degrees.

Rossi works to optimize the Yamaha race package at Sepang.

Yamaha completes second test day in Sepang

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo have completed the second of the three days of testing today that mark the second official test of the 2014 MotoGP pre-season schedule.

Jorge Lorenzo works on understanding new tires while testing at Sepang.

Back to business for Yamaha at Sepang

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi returned to work today as the second Sepang test of the 2014 MotoGP pre-season schedule got underway in Malaysia.


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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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