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Valentino Rossi Underlines Yamaha Motor‘s 60th Anniversary at 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed 1

Valentino Rossi Underlines Yamaha Motor‘s 60th Anniversary at 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Valentino Rossi shone as a special guest at the 23rd edition of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. celebrated its 60th anniversary. After a stunning race at the TT Assen Circuit yesterday, where Valentino Rossi won [...]

June 29, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP, Shows
Rossi takes dramatic win after epic duel with Marquez at DutchGP 1

Rossi takes dramatic win after epic duel with Marquez at DutchGP

Valentino Rossi wins in dramatic fashion after an incredible race-long battle with Marc Marquez at the Motul TT Assen. A massive crowd of over 97,000 fans witnessed one of the greatest MotoGP™ battles ever today, as nine-times World Champion Valentino [...]

June 27, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Record-breaking Rossi claims sensational pole position 1

Record-breaking Rossi claims sensational pole position

Valentino Rossi sets the fastest ever MotoGP lap around the world famous TT Circuit Assen to claim his first pole position since Valencia in 2014. Movistar Yamaha’s Rossi dramatically transformed his qualifying fortunes in Assen today by demolishing Casey Stoner’s [...]

June 26, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Celebrating 30 years of On Board technology 1

Celebrating 30 years of On Board technology

The 2015 Motul TT Assen marks the 30th anniversary of On Board technology in the MotoGP™ World Championship. In 1985 the Dutch GP saw race-winner Randy Mamola ride the first GP bike equipped with an On Board camera, providing some [...]

June 26, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Record-breaking Pedrosa heads first day of Free Practice 1

Record-breaking Pedrosa heads first day of Free Practice

Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa sets the fastest ever lap MotoGP lap around the TT Circuit Assen to top the opening day combined timesheets. Pedrosa outshone his rivals to end the first day of Free Practice at the Motul TT Assen [...]

June 25, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
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From 2016 the TT Assen will be on Sunday

After carefully considering all the pros & cons, the TT Board has decided to move the race day from Saturday to Sunday, starting in 2016. The TT Assen race day will be held on the last Sunday in June. This [...]

June 25, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
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Czech Republic GP confirmed for 2015

Automotodrom Brno has informed Dorna of the difficulties to receive financial resources from the public sector for the 2014 and 2015 Grand Prix despite the fact that such financial resources had been promised several times to be released. Under these [...]

June 25, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Dorna in major cross-platform partnership upgrade with Motul 1

Dorna in major cross-platform partnership upgrade with Motul

Commercial rights holders of the MotoGP™ World Championship, Dorna Sports S.L., and French lubricant manufacturer Motul are pleased to announce a significant new partnership agreement which includes MotoGP™ title sponsorship, licensing, as well as cross-platform involvement in the WorldSBK and [...]

June 25, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP, World Superbikes
Lorenzo at physical peak for DutchGP 1

Lorenzo at physical peak for DutchGP

Warming up the chilly weather at the Dutch track, Rossi, Lorenzo, Iannone, Marquez, Smith and Pedrosa were all present at the press conference to mark the start of the Motul TT Assen. The official press conference kicked off round eight [...]

June 24, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
MotoGP™15 game is now available in stores and digital markets 1

MotoGP™15 game is now available in stores and digital markets

Dorna Sports and Milestone s.r.l. announce that MotoGP™15 is now available in stores and digital markets. The game is now playable on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, Windows PC, Steam, PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360. Starting from [...]

June 24, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Jorge Lorenzo makes it four in a row as Marquez crashes 1

The cathedral to host Yamaha showdown

The Motul TT Assen will host the latest instalment in the battle between Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo for the lead in the World Championship standings. The historic TT Circuit Assen, the only venue that has hosted a Grand Prix [...]

June 22, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Super Sunday celebrations at World GP Bike Legends 1

Super Sunday celebrations at World GP Bike Legends

Packed final day of racing brings curtain down on successful first event Over the past three days, classic racing fans have enjoyed thrilling racing from the biggest collection of former racing heroes ever assembled who between them have over 300 [...]

June 22, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Amazing racing at World GP Bike Legends 1

Amazing racing at World GP Bike Legends

Gardner wins thrilling first contest at Jerez Circuit Racing action blasted into life today (20 June) at World GP Bike Legends, as an incredible collection of former World Champions and race winners took to Jerez Circuit aboard original classic racing [...]

June 21, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
The Legends are back in action at Jerez Circuit 1

The Legends are back in action at Jerez Circuit

Stars ready to race after a full day of practice while fans enjoy  The biggest collection of former World Champions and grand prix winners is ready to race once more following a full day of practice today, 19 June, at [...]

June 20, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Legends ready for action at Jerez Circuit 1

Legends ready for action at Jerez Circuit

Scorching weekend of festival fun ahead at World GP Bike Legends The stage is set for the first ever World GP Bike Legends festival at Jerez, Spain, this weekend (19-21 June). Three days of flat out entertainment lies in store [...]

June 19, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Rain hit Catalunya test for MotoGP™ 1

Rain hit Catalunya test for MotoGP™

MotoGP™ riders stayed after the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya to conduct an official post-race test, but were limited by rain. Many riders and teams had their testing schedules dramatically altered as a heavy rain shower at midday forced [...]

June 15, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Race grids announced for World GP Bike Legends 1

Race grids announced for World GP Bike Legends

Amazing weekend of racing in store as star-studded line-up confirmed The racing grids for World GP Bike Legends – the ultimate classic grand prix festival – have today been confirmed with an amazing line-up of former champions and race winners. [...]

June 15, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Qatar secures 10-year MotoGP™ contract 1

Qatar secures 10-year MotoGP™ contract

The Losail International Circuit will be featured on the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship calendar until at least 2026 following a joint announcement by QMMF President Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Attiyah and Dorna Sports CEO Mr Carmelo Ezpeleta. The two parties committed [...]

June 15, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Jorge Lorenzo makes it four in a row as Marquez crashes 1

Jorge Lorenzo makes it four in a row as Marquez crashes

Jorge Lorenzo leads home his teammate Valentino Rossi to claim his fourth consecutive victory as Marc Marquez crashes out in a dramatic seventh round in MotoGP. Movistar Yamaha’s Lorenzo led from start to finish for the fourth race in succession [...]

June 14, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP
Aleix Espargaro smashes lap record to take stunning home pole 1

Aleix Espargaro smashes lap record to take stunning home pole

Team Suzuki Ecstar claim a sensational qualifying 1-2 as local hero Aleix Espargaro secured pole ahead of Maverick Viñales with a lap record-breaking performance In almost perfect conditions, with track temperatures soaring to a high of 42 degrees Celsius, Aleix [...]

June 13, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP