Motogp: Movistar Yamaha Tops The Second Day Of Testing In Sepang 2018

MotoGP: Movistar Yamaha Tops the Second Day of Testing in Sepang 2018The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team were back on track today to continue work at the first official IRTA test of the 2018 season, held at the Sepang International Circuit. Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi again worked diligently to improve their 2018 YZR-M1s, and the results echoed the positive rider feedback. They finished the second day in first and second place respectively.

Yamaha Motogp Team Return To The Track With Positive Feeling In Sepang Test 2018

Yamaha MotoGP Team Return to the Track With Positive Feeling in Sepang TestAfter a long winter wait, the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team were back on track today for the first Official IRTA MotoGP Test of the 2018 season, held at the Sepang International Circuit. The first day of the three-day pre-season outing in Malaysia gave riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales a chance to get to know their new YZR-M1s and to start working through a number of test items. The teammates completed their first day back aboard their Yamahas in 6th and 13th place respectively.

Motogp: Yamaha Yonny Hernandez Set To Step In At Sepang Test 2018

MotoGP: Yamaha Yonny Hernandez Set to Step in at Sepang Test 2018The Columbian Yonny Hernandez will replace Jonas Folger at Monster Yamaha Tech3 for the first MotoGP pre-season test at the Sepang International Circuit, kicking off this week. Following the announcement that Folger has to sit out the entire 2018 campaign due to his continuous recovery, the 29-year old Hernandez takes over his Yamaha YZR-M1 for the three days of testing at the Malaysian venue, bringing five years of MotoGP experience. The Monster Yamaha Tech3 team intends to reveal a permanent replacement ahead of the second test in Thailand, mid-February.

Motogp: Movistar Yamaha Reveals Bikes For The 2018 Season

MotoGP: Movistar Yamaha Reveals Bikes For The 2018 SeasonThe Italy-based Yamaha Factory Racing team travelled to Madrid not only to present a new livery, but also to celebrate its strong partnership with telecommunications giant Telefónica Spain.


The two companies signed a five-year partnership agreement in the premier class of road racing in 2014, underlined with Movistar becoming the team's title sponsor. In the past four years, Yamaha and Telefónica Spain's shared values and passion for innovation laid the groundwork for success, resulting in a MotoGP Triple Crown in 2015 and the MotoGP Team's Title in 2016.

Valiant 5th And 12th For Movistar Yamaha In The Final Act Of Motogp In Valencia

Valiant 5th and 12th for Movistar Yamaha in the Final Act of MotoGP in ValenciaMotoGP fans couldn't have asked for a more dramatic Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana today and the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders were there to pick up the pieces. Valentino Rossi rode a very consistent race to secure fifth position. After a small crash in the morning warm up, Maverick Viñales needed some time to make strides. He took 12th place at the finish line.

Motor Racing: Dovizioso Beats Marquez In Motogp Thriller At Motegi

Motor racing: Dovizioso beats Marquez in MotoGP thriller at Motegi

Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso stole the Japanese Grand Prix from Marc Marquez at Honda's home circuit on Sunday, cutting the Spanish rider's championship lead to just 11 points.

Dovizioso took the race lead from Marquez for the first time with six laps to go at a wet Motegi Twin Ring, and the Italian rider was able to come out on top of a wild back-and-forth battle with a final-lap move, leading the reigning world champion home by 0.249 seconds.

Folger Forced To Withdraw From Forthcoming Motogp Action

Folger Forced to Withdraw from Forthcoming MotoGP Action

Monster Yamaha Tech3 Team rider Jonas Folger will sit out the Japanese Grand Prix and return immediately to his native Germany for medical checks. The Clinica Mobile medical staff examined Folger today and recommended that he undertake further tests in Munich, with his participation in the next two rounds being doubtful. The entire team would like to wish Jonas a swift and full recovery.

Movistar Yamaha Motogp Motivated For Montmelo

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Motivated for MontmeloBrave performances at the race in Italy brought home solid points for both teammates. Now, only one week later, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi prepare to go head to head with the competition again at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya.

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.

Motogp Could Get All-electric Support Class By 2019

MotoGP Could Get All-Electric Support Class By 2019

The boss of Dorna, the commercial rights holder of MotoGP, Carmelo Ezpeleta, says that an all-electric motorcycle racing series could launch as soon as 2019.

Electric has cemented itself on the world stage with the Formula E Championship but apart from electric classes at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and Isle of Man TT, two-wheel, electric racing has yet to kick off.