First test laps with 2014 bike for Lorenzo at Valencia
Yamaha Factory Racing wrapped up their final day of on-track work for 2013 today in the second of the three days of official testing at Valencia. Riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi will not continue to ride tomorrow having completed the testing schedule required by Yamaha. Both riders again tested... Read more
Lorenzo ends season in style with masterful victory in front of home crowd
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo wrapped up the 2013 MotoGP season today with victory in the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana, his third consecutive victory of the season. Trailing leader Marc Marquez by 13 points going into the race, Lorenzo had nothing to lose and everything to... Read more
Lorenzo blazes to Valencia front row despite bike issues
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo kept the pressure on today ahead of this weekend’s upcoming MotoGP title showdown, taking second on the grid in qualifying for tomorrow’s Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana. The defending world champion tackled the last qualifying session of the year in his usual style,... Read more
Lorenzo keeps championship hopes alive with another victory at Motegi
Defending world champion Jorge Lorenzo delivered an incredible performance today to take victory in the Grand Prix of Japan, claiming the Motegi circuit for Yamaha. A dramatic weekend dominated by complicated weather conditions meant the only dry set up time for today’s race was this morning in the final... Read more
Lorenzo happy with positive test results at Misano and feeling with new spec engine for 2014
Following straight on from yesterday’s stunning victory by Jorge Lorenzo in the Grand Prix of San Marino, the Yamaha Factory Racing Team were straight back to work this morning. Riders Lorenzo and teammate Valentino Rossi spent the day evaluating an engine spec for the 2014 YZR-M1 along with a number... Read more
Lorenzo to decide on participation in U.S. Grand Prix after successful surgery
Following his crash yesterday in the second free practice at the Sachsenring circuit for Sunday’s German Grand Prix race Jorge Lorenzo returned immediately to Barcelona. Today he underwent surgery at the Hospital General de Catalunya in Barcelona to repair further injuries to his collarbone. Dr. Joaquin Rodriguez... Read more
Lorenzo to assess fitness level in warmup after return to Assen
Yamaha Factory Racing rider Jorge Lorenzo returned to the Assen circuit at 6.15pm today to be reunited with his team. The World Champion flew directly from Barcelona following surgery last night to repair a broken left collarbone sustained in Thursday’s second free practice. Lorenzo is in positive mood following the... Read more
Lorenzo undergoes successful surgery in Barcelona
Jorge Lorenzo has successfully undergone surgery at the Hospital General de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain last night to repair his fractured left collarbone. The injury was sustained when he crashed in Free Practice nr. 2 for the Dutch Grand Prix at Assen yesterday afternoon. He was operated on by Dr.... Read more
Marc Marquez rewrites the record books
After just two races in the MotoGP class, Marc Marquez has already set a number of new records for the class and marked some new milestones. Here’s a run through the key stats courtesy of MotoGP’s data-miner extraordinaire, Dr Martin Raines: His win at the Grand Prix of Americas at... Read more
Congratulations to our competition winners!
Congratulations to our prize winners in our recent Prize Draw Competition for the 1:12 scale Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa diecast model bikes. We are delighted to announce the two winners drawn at random from our complete lists of Twitter followers and Facebook likes. The winners are Patrycja (@Kafelowa) and the... Read more