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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. […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR QATAR MotoGP TEST VIDEO

March 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR QATAR MotoGP TEST VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 9. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video following three positive days of testing with Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins at Losail International Circuit, Qatar earlier this […]

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Testing Continues for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP in Qatar

March 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Testing Continues for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP in Qatar

Today the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team completed the second of the three test days at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. Riders Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi continued to prepare for the 2018 racing season […]

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Movistar Yamaha Get Testing Underway in Qatar

March 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Get Testing Underway in Qatar

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi completed the first day of pre-season testing at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar this evening, finishing in first and seventh place respectively. Viñales was the first […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR THAILAND MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

February 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR THAILAND MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 26. Enjoy the latest video from Team SUZUKI ECSTAR with some great action from Chang International Circuit at Buriram, Thailand, after the first MotoGP visit to the circuit. Check […]

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Tech3 and Yamaha to Part Ways for 2019

February 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Tech3 and Yamaha to Part Ways for 2019

Yamaha and Tech3 announce that 2018 will be their last season as partners in the FIM Grand Prix MotoGP World Championship. After 20 mutually successful years of partnership, Tech3 have informed Yamaha that they will […]

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Conclude Thailand Testing

February 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Conclude Thailand Testing

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales ended the third and final day of MotoGP testing in Buriram, Thailand, securing 10th and 12th place respectively in today’s rankings. Using his time from yesterday as […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR RIDERS MEET BANGKOK FANS – VIDEO

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR RIDERS MEET BANGKOK FANS – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 16. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins joined Suzuki Fans in a special event this week ahead of the official MotoGP test at Buriram in Thailand, […]

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Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP testing in Thailand

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP testing in Thailand

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 16. The third weekend in February sees Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP™ testing in Thailand, Suzuki’s AMA/ FIM World Supercross team Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing at round […]

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SUZUKI CHAMPIONS TEST THE MotoGP GSX-RR – VIDEO

February 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI CHAMPIONS TEST THE MotoGP GSX-RR – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 15. Ahead of tomorrow’s MotoGP test at Buriram in Thailand, Suzuki Motor Corporation has today published a new exclusive video taken at the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR private test at […]

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Yamaha Motor Europe Unveil 2018 Road Racing Lineup

February 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha Motor Europe Unveil 2018 Road Racing Lineup

Yamaha Motor Europe is delighted to announce its official road racing lineup for 2018, with the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team leading the way as they spearhead the challenge for glory in the FIM Superbike […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

February 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 2. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video from the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP test at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia earlier this week. The new production […]

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AMAZING JAMBOREE WITH IANNONE AND RINS IN INDONESIA

February 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on AMAZING JAMBOREE WITH IANNONE AND RINS IN INDONESIA

Suzuki Racing Press Office – February 4. After completing the first official IRTA test of the season at Sepang International Circuit both Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders, Alex Rins and Andrea Iannone, travelled to Japan for […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR READY FOR SEPANG TEST – VIDEO

January 25, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR READY FOR SEPANG TEST – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 24. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video of Team SUZUKI ECSTAR during their recent visit to Suzuki HQ in Hamamatsu, Japan this month. The team was […]

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Jonas Folger Will Not Race in 2018

January 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Jonas Folger Will Not Race in 2018

One week before the start of the first Official MotoGP test this year, Jonas Folger has decided not to race in the 2018 MotoGP season with the Monster Yamaha Tech3 team, as he doesn’t feel […]

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JOSH WATERS BLOG – January 2018

January 3, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on JOSH WATERS BLOG – January 2018

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 2. Josh Waters reflects on a late plan to enter the 2017 Australian Superbike Championship aboard the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 that turned into victory for the new machine and […]

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ANDREA IANNONE BLOG – January 2018

January 3, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ANDREA IANNONE BLOG – January 2018

Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Andrea Iannone reflects on his first 2017 MotoGP™ season aboard the GSX-RR in the latest issue of Team Suzuki Racing Magazine – WINTER Issue #3. “This year has not been an easy […]

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ALEX RINS BLOG – January 2018

January 3, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ALEX RINS BLOG – January 2018

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 1. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP™ Rookie Alex Rins overcame many injuries in 2017 to finish within striking distance of a podium on his return to the circuit. In 2018, […]