Jorge Lorenzo to leave Yamaha for Ducati at end of 2016
Yamaha has announced that its partnership with Jorge Lorenzo will be discontinued at the close of the 2016 MotoGP season, when Jorge will move on to new racing challenges. Since the Spaniard joined the Yamaha Factory Racing Team in 2008, Lorenzo and Yamaha won three MotoGP World Championships (2010, 2012... Read more
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team launches 2016 campaign in Barcelona
Today the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team lifted the suspense for racing fans the world over waiting for the kick off of the 2016 season. The Italian-based team gathered in Barcelona today to officially launch their 2016 campaign to defend last year‘s MotoGP Triple Crown victory. Though the team has... Read more
Photos: Jorge Lorenzo, Movistar Yamaha 2015 Launch, Madrid
Photos of Jorge Lorenzo at the launch of the 2015 Movistar Yamaha squad in Madrid. Photo source: Read more
Jorge Lorenzo and Yamaha confirm new 2-year contract
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo have just announced that they have signed a new two-year agreement that sees the Mallorcan complete the Movistar Yamaha line up for the next two seasons. The agreement realises Lorenzo’s wish to continue his premier class career with... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo takes 4th under scorching Jerez sun
A record crowd of 117,000 people were present for the Gran Premio de España at the Jerez circuit in Southern Spain, in extremely hot conditions with track temperatures reaching 50 degrees. Jorge Lorenzo’s 200th Grand Prix race had a less than perfect start as he dropped from second to fifth... Read more
Video: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP launch clip
Here is the launch promo clip for the new Movistar Yamaha title sponsor deal, featuring Jorge Lorenzo… Source: Yamaha Factory Racing Read more
Yamaha and Movistar join forces for 5-year MotoGP title sponsor deal
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd has made one of the most significant partnership announcements in recent years of the MotoGP World Championship. The exceptional agreement sees TELEFONICA DE ESPAÑA, S.A joining Yamaha with its renowned Movistar brand as Title Sponsor of the Yamaha Factory Racing Team for an extensive five-year... Read more
Photos: Yamaha 2014 YZR-M1Launch
Photographs from the 2014 Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1 launch event in Indonesia. Source: Yamaha Motor Racing Srl Read more
Rested and recovering Lorenzo heads for Indianapolis
As the MotoGP summer break comes to an end, Yamaha Factory Racing heads back across the Atlantic to the USA for the third American round of the season this weekend, the Indianapolis Grand Prix. The break has been a short one for the Team with an early return to... Read more
Yamaha Factory Racing Team Manager Wilco Zeleenberg Q&A
Yamaha Racing caught up with Yamaha Factory Racing’s Team Manager Wilco Zeelenberg recently at Assen to ask a few questions about the current season in MotoGP and his continuing role alongside reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo… Has your season started as you expected? “Well, I would say better! After the first... Read more