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Aprilia ignites Mugello with passion

March 25, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Aprilia ignites Mugello with passion

More than ten thousand at Aprilia All Stars, the celebration of the brand from Noale. With Iannone and smith, the MotoGP team presented the new RSV4 1100 Factory and the special 225 HP X version […]

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PETRONAS Yamaha SRT make point-scoring MotoGP debut

March 11, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on PETRONAS Yamaha SRT make point-scoring MotoGP debut

The Losail International Circuit tonight played host to the historic debut of a Malaysian team in the MotoGP World Championship, as the PETRONAS Yamaha Sepang Racing Team picked up points at the first attempt. Franco […]

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Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP to Start Qatar GP from Pole

March 10, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP to Start Qatar GP from Pole

Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP‘s Maverick Viñales will start the first race of the season in the best way possible: from pole position. Despite the windy and relatively cold conditions at the Losail International Circuit, Valentino […]

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MV Agusta Forward Racing to race in MotoGP and Moto2

February 13, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MV Agusta Forward Racing to race in MotoGP and Moto2

MV AGUSTA IS BACK The historic Mario Bacciocchi’s Agip workshop, restored and now renamed Garage Italia Customs, has been presented to MV Agusta Idea Lavoro Forward Racing Team that will take part in the Moto2 […]

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Suzuki 2019 MotoGP World Championship test high temperatures and humidity pushing both bike and rider to the limits

February 12, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki 2019 MotoGP World Championship test high temperatures and humidity pushing both bike and rider to the limits

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 11. Walled by a forest of palm trees, the Sepang International Circuit, in Selangor (Malaysia), designed by the world-renowned engineer Hermann Tilke, is the circuit that serves as the […]

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DUCATI LAUNCHES 2019 “READY FOR RED” CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR

January 18, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on DUCATI LAUNCHES 2019 “READY FOR RED” CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR

Mountain View, Calif. (January 16, 2019) – Beginning this Friday, January 18, Ducati North America will be hitting the road with a distinctive selection of their 2019 models, including the world’s most powerful production motorcycle, […]

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DAVIDE BRIVIO MotoGP 2018 SEASON REVIEW

January 13, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on DAVIDE BRIVIO MotoGP 2018 SEASON REVIEW

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 13. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Team Manager Davide Brivio talks about an outstanding 2018 season that netted a total of nine podium finishes for the team and the GSX-RR. Before […]

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Piaggio Group: Massimo Rivola to be Aprilia Racing CEO

December 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Piaggio Group: Massimo Rivola to be Aprilia Racing CEO

Noale, 20 December 2018 – The Piaggio Group (PIA.MI) announces that from 7 January 2019 Massimo Rivola will assume the responsibilities as CEO of Aprilia Racing. Forty-seven years old with a business degree, a motorcycle […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR 2019

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR 2019

Alex Rins: 10th – 1:38.522 (+0.577s) Joan Mir: 15th – 1:38.931 (+0.986s) Sylvain Guintoli: 22nd – 1:40.498 (+2.553s) • Alex Rins builds on Day 1’s hard work. • Joan Mir continues excellent adaptation process. • […]

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Movistar Yamaha Top Day 1 at Valencia Test

November 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Top Day 1 at Valencia Test

After a one-day break, the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team returned to the Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana – Ricardo Tormo to commence the 2019 pre-season. Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi concluded the first day of […]

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Viñales Gives Qualifying Masterclass in Valencia

November 18, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Viñales Gives Qualifying Masterclass in Valencia

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales wrote qualifying history today at the Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana – Ricardo Tormo, becoming only the second rider ever to secure pole position after first taking part in the […]

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SUPERB SECOND PLACE IN SEPANG FOR ALEX RINS

November 4, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUPERB SECOND PLACE IN SEPANG FOR ALEX RINS

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 4. Alex Rins: 2nd (+ 1.898) Andrea Iannone: DNF • Alex Rins rockets up standings, and brings Suzuki third podium in a row. • Andrea Iannone very unlucky with […]

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Ready for Malaysian Round

October 31, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Ready for Malaysian Round

Following a superb victory at the Phillip Island track last Sunday, the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team is fully motivated to turn up ready for combat again this weekend at the Sepang International Circuit. This race […]

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SUZUKI PUTS ON SPECIAL PROMOTION AT MOTEGI

October 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI PUTS ON SPECIAL PROMOTION AT MOTEGI

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 24. Suzuki held a special promotional event during the weekend’s Motegi MotoGP race in Japan, which proved a big hit with the fans. The GSX-RR MotoGP machine ridden by […]

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THAI GP TO KICK OFF THE QUARTET OF FLYAWAY RACES

October 4, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on THAI GP TO KICK OFF THE QUARTET OF FLYAWAY RACES

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 3. The Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand, is the newest facility to host a world-class motorcycling event, and will be the scene of the 15th round of the […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR WARMING UP AT BANGKOK EVENT

October 3, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR WARMING UP AT BANGKOK EVENT

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 3. The SUZUKI ECSTAR team landed in Bangkok yesterday to face the first ever Thai Grand Prix that will be held this weekend at the Chang International Circuit in […]

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Movistar Yamaha Fight to 8th and 10th in Aragon GP

September 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Fight to 8th and 10th in Aragon GP

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales showed their grit during today’s blistering hot Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón. Pushing to the limit in the 23-lap race at the MotorLand Aragón track, they made […]

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THIRD AND FOURTH FOR IANNONE AND RINS IN ARAGON

September 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on THIRD AND FOURTH FOR IANNONE AND RINS IN ARAGON

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 23. Andrea Iannone: 3rd (+ 1.259) Alex Rins: 4th (+ 2.638) • Iannone fights until the end and takes 3rd. • Rins stays with team-mate and brings home 4th. […]

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TO MISANO ADRIATICO FOR THE 13TH ROUND OF 2018

September 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TO MISANO ADRIATICO FOR THE 13TH ROUND OF 2018

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 5. The MotoGP World Championship has moved south to Italy for the thirteenth round of the season, held at the Marco Simoncelli World Circuit in Misano Adriatico. The Italian […]

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BRITISH GP CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER

August 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BRITISH GP CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 26. The twelfth round of the 2018 MotoGP season, held at Silverstone Circuit, was cancelled after extreme weather conditions left the track unsafe to ride. Revisions made to the […]

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Poised for Silverstone Start

August 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Poised for Silverstone Start

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales are traveling to the United Kingdom for the GoPro British Grand Prix, held at the Silverstone Circuit this weekend. The teammates arrive at the twelfth round feeling […]

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ACROSS THE CHANNEL FOR THE GP OF GREAT BRITAIN

August 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ACROSS THE CHANNEL FOR THE GP OF GREAT BRITAIN

With the back-to-back races of the Czech Republic and Austria already consigned to the history books, the British circuit of Silverstone is the venue for the 12th round of the season – an emotional circuit […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR COMPLETE BOILING BRNO TEST

August 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR COMPLETE BOILING BRNO TEST

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 6. Alex Rins: 9th – 1:55.986 (+ 0.777) Andrea Iannone: 11th – 1:56.111 (+ 0.902) Sylvain Guintoli: 19th – 1:57.843 (+ 2.634) • Unfortunate crash for Andrea Iannone. • […]

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Aspire to Podium Success in Austria

August 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Aspire to Podium Success in Austria

Fresh from the Brno Test, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi heads to the Red Bull Ring – Spielberg circuit for this weekend’s eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich. Maverick Viñales’ crash in the Czech Republic […]

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Are Back in Action in Brno

August 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Are Back in Action in Brno

Fresh from a three-week summer break, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales are ready to commence the second half of the 2018 MotoGP World Championship at this weekend’s Monster Energy Grand Prix Ceské […]

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Aprilia Racing Completes First Of Global Dealer Certification Training Program With Seven North American Dealerships

June 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Aprilia Racing Completes First Of Global Dealer Certification Training Program With Seven North American Dealerships

FOLLOWING WSBK RACE WEEKEND AT LAGUNA SECA THAT BROUGHT THE BRAND BACK TO THE PODIUM, APRILIA RACING TECHNICIANS AND ENGINEERS INSTRUCTED DEALERS ON ADVANCED CAPABILITIES OF APRILIA MODELS AND APPLICATIONS TO PROVIDE RACE-SPECIFIC SERVICE FOR […]

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Heading To Alex Rins’ Home Race For Round 7

June 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Heading To Alex Rins’ Home Race For Round 7

Team Suzuki Press Office – June 13. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR head back to Spain for the GP of Catalunya, and the majestic surrounds of the Montmelò circuit. This will be a particularly special race for […]

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Mv Agusta Returns to GP Motorcycle Racing

June 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mv Agusta Returns to GP Motorcycle Racing

Varese, 6th June 2018 – The history of motorcycle racing is closely linked to MV Agusta’s history, the most successful European motorcycle manufacturer of all time, with 75 world titles (38 rider and 37 manufacturer) […]

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Resilient Rossi Rallies to Third in Le Mans

May 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Resilient Rossi Rallies to Third in Le Mans

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi showed once again you should never count him out for the race, regardless of his starting position. He displayed a competitive pace aboard his YZR-M1 throughout today’s entire Grand Prix […]

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Two Tight Sessions To Kick Off Le Mans Weekend

May 18, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Two Tight Sessions To Kick Off Le Mans Weekend

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 18 Andrea Iannone: 14th – 1:32.752 (+ 0.816) Alex Rins: 15th – 1:32.803 (+ 0.867) • Iannone maintaining good pace in both sessions. • Alex Rins working on setup […]

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Yamaha Launches Official Riding Schools

April 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha Launches Official Riding Schools

Yamaha’s rich history of Grand Prix competition spans six decades, and continues today with our awe-inspiring YZR-M1 Factory MotoGP bikes which gives Yamaha the ability, knowledge and determination to create exceptional machines like the YZF-R1M, […]

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Andrea Iannone Secures His First Suzuki Podium

April 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Andrea Iannone Secures His First Suzuki Podium

Team Suzuki Press Office – April 23. Andrea Iannone: 3rd (+ 6.704) Alex Rins: DNF • Andrea Iannone takes excellent 3rd position. • Alex Rins unfortunate crash while recovering strong. • Back-to-back podiums important for […]

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ANDREA IANNONE TOPS THE TIMESHEETS IN TEXAS

April 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ANDREA IANNONE TOPS THE TIMESHEETS IN TEXAS

Team Suzuki Press Office – April 21. Andrea Iannone: 1st – 2:04.599 Alex Rins: 6th – 2:05.452 (+ 0.853) • Fastest time for Iannone in FP2 gives him combined lead. • Alex Rins shows strong […]

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Team Suzuki April 20 Weekend Action

April 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Team Suzuki April 20 Weekend Action

The busiest schedule of the season so far takes place this weekend on the fourth weekend of April with global action in America with MotoGP™ and MotoAmerica SBK, both at the Circuit of The Americas […]

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Moto Guzzi at Americas GP

April 20, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Moto Guzzi at Americas GP

We are excited to be back at the track for an exciting MotoGP race weekend. Join us in the Fan Zone between turns 12 and 13 at Circuit of the Americas to see the latest […]

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BMW Motorrad USA Returns To MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix Of The Americas Races, April 20-22, With Nate Kern, Steve Weir, Racing Hopefuls, & Apparel Display

April 11, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Motorrad USA Returns To MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix Of The Americas Races, April 20-22, With Nate Kern, Steve Weir, Racing Hopefuls, & Apparel Display

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – April 11, 2018…BMW Motorrad USA will return to the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX for the MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas Races, April 20-22, with plenty […]

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ALEX RINS TAKES HIS FIRST MotoGP PODIUM

April 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ALEX RINS TAKES HIS FIRST MotoGP PODIUM

Team Suzuki Press Office – April 8 Alex Rins: 3rd (+ 2.501) Andrea Iannone: 8th (+ 23.921) • Alex Rins takes his first ever MotoGP podium. • Iannone perseveres for a Top 10 finish. • […]

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New BMW Motorrad BoxerCup starts in 2018

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New BMW Motorrad BoxerCup starts in 2018

Munich. From 2001 to 2004, the international BMW Motorrad BoxerCup thrilled spectators at the MotoGPTM, the Superbike World Championship & ca. Now, BMW Motorrad is bringing the Boxer engine back to motorsport. The new BMW […]

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Rossi’s Persistence Delivers Podium Result in Doha

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rossi’s Persistence Delivers Podium Result in Doha

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi landed his first podium finish of the 2018 MotoGP season with a strong third place at the Losail International Circuit. Maverick Viñales also battled for all he was worth and […]

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Yamaha and Rossi Confirm Two-Year Contract Extension

March 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha and Rossi Confirm Two-Year Contract Extension

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is delighted to announce that it will continue its strong relationship with nine-time World Champion and living MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, having signed a new two-year agreement. Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. […]