More Sports / Auto Racing 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 minute, ...

More Sports 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 racer ...

Pedrosa wins Japanese MotoGP

More Sports / Auto Racing 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 problem ...