Yamaha Looks Back On 500 Grand Prix Wins

Yamaha Looks Back on 500 Grand Prix WinsYamaha reached the 500th Grand Prix victory milestone at the Grand Prix de France at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit. This exceptional achievement is a splendid occasion for Yamaha's racing stars of earlier years to celebrate the highlights of the company's 56-year run in Grand Prix racing. 

Yamaha is proud to have reached the 500th Grand Prix milestone today at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit in France. This achievement has been reached through solid partnership and teamwork within the ’Yamaha family‘.

Yamaha In A League Of Their Own After Clean Sweep In Oschersleben

Yamaha in a League of Their Own After Clean Sweep in Oschersleben

Yamaha had the perfect day at the 8 Hours of Oschersleben, round three of the 2017 FIM Endurance World Championship, as they completed a lockout of the podium and also took victory in the Superstock class. The GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team made it two race wins in a row after an epic 8-hour duel with the YART Yamaha Official EWC Team, taking victory by just 30 seconds in the end. The Mako Racing Team completed a Yamaha 1-2-3 by snatching the last step on the podium in the dying moments and the MOTI AIN CRT Team made it a clean sweep by winning the Superstock class.

Yamaha Fills Front Row After French Qualifying

Yamaha Fills Front Row after French QualifyingMovistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi went all out in an intense 15-minute qualifying session at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit today, that saw the teammates secure the first two slots on the front row for tomorrow's Grand Prix de France.

Soggy Start To Le Mans Weekend For Movistar Yamaha Motogp

Soggy Start to Le Mans Weekend for Movistar Yamaha MotoGPThe Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team riders started their quests at the Grand Prix de France today with the first free practice sessions, ahead of Sunday's race. Valentino Rossi showed a solid pace in the mixed conditions and landed eighth place in the combined session times, slightly ahead of teammate Maverick Viñales, who posted the tenth fastest time.

Yamaha Secure 1-2 In Qualifying At Oschersleben

Yamaha secure 1-2 in Qualifying at Oschersleben

The GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC and YART Yamaha Official EWC teams have both shown their potential over two days of qualifying for the 8 Hours of Oschersleben, round three of the 2017 FIM Endurance World Championship, by securing a Yamaha 1-2 at the top of the combined timesheets. The two teams have been virtually inseparable all weekend, and it was the same on Friday as GMT94 Yamaha secured pole position for Saturday’s race by just 0.435s. Their rivals in the YART Yamaha team pushed them all the way in practice and qualifying, but had to settle for second, and everything is set up now for an epic battle between the two on Saturday.

Yamaha Teams Eager To Resume Battle In Oschersleben

Yamaha Teams Eager to Resume Battle in Oschersleben

The YART Yamaha Official EWC Team and GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team are all set for round three of the 2016/2017 FIM Endurance World Championship at Oschersleben this weekend, a track that has proven to be a happy hunting ground for them both in the past. Fresh from their 1-2 at Le Mans, where the GMT94 squad emerged victorious by less than 20 seconds after an epic 24-hour duel, both teams will be looking to produce a similar performance at the 8-hour race in Germany to close the gap in the standings to the championship leaders.

Determined Performance By Pata Yamaha Riders In Race One At Imola

Determined Performance by Pata Yamaha Riders in Race One at ImolaPata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team riders Michael van der Mark and Alex Lowes showed grit and determination in race one at a sun-drenched Imola on Saturday for round five of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship. In a shortened race, due to a red flag, there wasn’t much to separate the two with van der Mark finishing in 7th and his teammate Lowes close behind in 8th.

Grt Yamaha Riders Shine In Imola Free Practice

GRT Yamaha Riders Shine in Imola Free PracticeGRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team riders Federico Caricasulo and Lucas Mahias got round five of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship off to a flyer at a sunny Imola today. Riding at his home race Caricasulo finished second on the combined timesheets, while his teammate and championship leader Lucas Mahias ended the day in fifth overall.

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team’s Xavier De Soultrait Wins Merzouga Rally 2017

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team’s Xavier de Soultrait Wins Merzouga Rally 2017

Enjoying the best possible end to his week-long adventure in the dunes of Morocco, Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team rider Xavier de Soultrait has won the final stage of the Afriquia Merzouga Rally to claim an emphatic overall victory at the 2017 edition of the event. Wrapping up the rally in third overall his teammate Franco Caimi became the second of three Yamaha mounted riders to earn a spot inside the event's top five.

With the sixth and final stage of the rally involving a massive motocross-styled start and 50km of dune riding, it didn't take long for Xavier de Soultrait to take the lead. Staying fast despite navigation becoming more difficult as the stage went on, the WR450F Rally mounted rider reached the finish first to ensure a winning end to his week in Morocco.

Disappointing Double Dnf Ends Race One In Assen For Pata Yamaha

Disappointing Double DNF Ends Race One in Assen for Pata YamahaIt was a disappointing end to the first day of racing for the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team in Assen today. The first race of the Dutch round of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship came to an early end for both Michael van der Mark and Alex Lowes, with both unable to continue having crashed on laps three and fourteen respectively.

Pata Yamaha Wraps Up First Day Of Action In Assen

Pata Yamaha Wraps up First Day of Action in Assen The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team were back on track today for the first free practice sessions of the Dutch WorldSBK weekend at the TT circuit Assen. Local hero Michael van der Mark made a solid start, taking eighth overall in the combined practice times whilst teammate Alex Lowes suffered bad luck with two unfortunate crashes. Despite the falls he was unhurt and was able to secure ninth overall at the end of the day.

Yamaha Gear Up For European Stk1000 Round Two In Assen

Yamaha Gear Up for European STK1000 Round Two in AssenThe Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team riders Florian Marino and Roberto Tamburini arrive in Assen this weekend for round two of the Superstock 1000 FIM European Championship at the famous TT circuit.
Marino comes to Assen in confident and upbeat mood having wrapped up the first race of the season in Aragón on the pace. The young Frenchman flew to a well-deserved second place finish in Spain to get his championship quest underway in the best way possible. The Assen round will be one he will be keen to contest in full, delivering on his clear potential with the YZF-R1M after last year’s season halting injury in Assen qualifying.