Oct 15, 2016

Yamaha's Rossi grabs pole position

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi took the pole at the Japanese MotoGP on Saturday, with teammate Jorge Lorenzo recovering from a horrifying crash in practice to qualify third. Rossi, second in the championship race 52 points behind Marc Marquez, lapped the Motegi circuit in 1 ...

Mar 19, 2016

Yamaha's Rossi gets contract extension through 2018

Valentino Rossi has extended his contract with Yamaha for another two years, keeping the seven-time MotoGP world champion at the Japanese team until the end of the 2018 season. Rossi returned to Yamaha in 2013 after two disappointing years at Ducati and the Italian ...

Pedrosa wins Japanese MotoGP

Oct 11, 2015

Pedrosa wins Japanese MotoGP

Spain’s Dani Pedrosa claimed the 50th Grand Prix win of his career on Sunday, taking victory in the Japanese MotoGP as runnerup Valentino Rossi extended his lead in the championship standings. Pedrosa, who almost quit the sport earlier this year because of an arm ...

Lorenzo, Rossi earn top two positions for Japanese MotoGP

Oct 10, 2015

Lorenzo, Rossi earn top two positions for Japanese MotoGP

Jorge Lorenzo pipped his Yamaha teammate and championship rival Valentino Rossi in Japanese MotoGP qualifying in Motegi on Saturday, grabbing pole position with his final lap of the session and putting himself in the best possible position to make up his championship deficit in ...