Tag Archives: Jorge Lorenzo

MotoGP – Stoner Laps Under 2 Minutes On Final Test Day

February 3, 2012

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On only his second lap of the day, Casey Stoner recorded a blistering fast lap of 1’59.607 which remained unbeaten for the rest of the day. The Australian rider spent this final day of testing to work on various aspects on his RC213V machine including shock settings and the new Bridgestone tyres.   Repsol Honda […]

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MotoGP – Yamaha Factory Racing Complete Successful Test at Sepang

February 3, 2012

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The Yamaha Factory Racing Team today completed the first test of the 2012 season at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. Riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies spent the three track days working to develop the base set up of the 1000cc YZR-M1 ahead of the second Sepang test in one month’s time. The riders […]

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MotoGP – Malaysia Test Concludes With Stoner Reigning Supreme

February 3, 2012

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By MotoGP.com The third and final day of the Official MotoGP™ Test concluded on Thursday at Sepang, with Casey Stoner breaking under the 2 minute mark on just his second lap out to dominate the field by over half a second. The first on-track MotoGP action of the year concluded on Thursday at the Sepang […]

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MotoGP – Yamaha Keep Up the Pace in Sepang‏

February 2, 2012

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Yamaha Factory riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies continued to show promising form today in the second day of the Sepang test, the first official 1000cc MotoGP test of 2012. Having spent yesterday getting back into the rhythm of riding, today was spent focusing on comparative testing in a number of areas. The team worked […]

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MotoGP – Recovered Stoner Tops Second Day Of Testing In Sepang

February 2, 2012

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By MotoGP.com The Official MotoGP™ Test in Malaysia saw the reigning World Champion heading the times by the end of the day, with Yamaha Factory Racing’s Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo his closest rivals. After missing a day of testing on Tuesday due to a strained muscle, Casey Stoner gradually worked his way into the […]

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MotoGP – Positive Start to 2012 for Yamaha Factory Racing

February 1, 2012

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Yamaha Factory riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies took their first ride on the 1000cc YZR-M1 since last year. Both riders blew the cobwebs off quickly and settled down to an impressive pace, Lorenzo proving to be the fastest man on track with his team mate always close behind him. The focus for the first […]

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MotoGP – Ducati Team Starts Work On GP12 At Day 1 Of Sepang Test

February 1, 2012

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The 2012 MotoGP test season started with today’s first day of a three-day test at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit. The Ducati Team took to the track with its Desmosedici GP12, and after official test rider Franco Battaini carried out the shakedown, Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden started the important work of finding a base setup. […]

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MotoGP – 1000cc Action In Sepang Sees Lorenzo On Top

February 1, 2012

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By MotoGP.com The first Official MotoGP™ Test of 2012 kicked off in Malaysia today with Jorge Lorenzo leading the timesheet at the end of day one, while World Champion Casey Stoner sat out the first day of testing after injuring his back while warming up for his first ride. After two months off the track, […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Rounds Off 2011 Championship With Valencia Victory

November 7, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Casey Stoner closed the 800cc era with his tenth victory of his title-winning season, edging Ben Spies across the finish line by just 0.015s as Andrea Dovizioso claimed the final podium spot and with it third place in the final Championship standings. The race was declared dry at the start but light rain […]

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MotoGP – Emotional Funeral Service Bids Farewell To Marco Simoncelli

October 28, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Marco Simoncelli held at the Santa Maria Assunta church in Coriano. A huge gathering of fans, friends, family members and prominent figures from the world of sport attended the funeral service for the MotoGP rider who passed away on Sunday. The funeral was held at 3pm […]

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MotoGP – Pedrosa Wins Action Packed Grand Prix Of Japan

October 3, 2011

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Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) crossed the line first to take victory at a dramatic Grand Prix of Japan, where only two of the top seven riders did not either run off track or incur a ride through penalty in an eventful Round 15 race in which Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) and Casey Stoner (Repsol […]

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MotoGP – Stoner takes 10th pole of season at Motegi‏

October 2, 2011

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MotoGP: The top spot on the MotoGP grid will be occupied for the tenth time this season by Casey Stoner for Sunday’s race at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit. The Repsol Honda rider set a time of 1’45.267, two-tenths quicker than pole position challenger Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) as the Australian took his Spanish […]

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MotoGP – Motegi primed and ready for MotoGP action‏

September 30, 2011

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After plenty of build-up the Grand Prix of Japan takes place at the Motegi circuit this weekend and on Thursday the traditional pre-GP press conference took place with a quintet of MotoGP riders in attendance. Championship leader Casey Stoner was scheduled to be present at the press conference but the Repsol Honda rider was unable […]

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MotoGP – 2011 final run in to commence at Motegi

September 27, 2011

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MotoGP: The Grand Prix of Japan takes place this weekend as the 2011 MotoGP World Championship heads into a swift conclusion which will see three of the final four rounds – starting at Motegi – take place in the space of three weeks. Taking a 44-point lead into this weekend’s 15th round is Repsol Honda […]

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MotoGP – Info 2011 – Aragón set for key round of 2011 MotoGP campaign‏

September 13, 2011

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The MotoGP World Championship returns to Spain this weekend as the Gran Premio de Aragón hosts Round 14 of the 2011 campaign, the penultimate European race of the season before what is certain to be a title-deciding flyaway series in Japan, Australia and Malaysia. The impressive MotorLand Aragón circuit, which was only introduced to the […]

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MotoGP – Wayne Rainey Visits Yamaha Motor Racing Headquarters In Italy

September 8, 2011

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Yamaha Motor Racing Headquarters hosted a very special guest yesterday as three-time World Champion Wayne Rainey arrived at the team’s base in Gerno di Lesmo, near Milan. The legendary Grand Prix rider spent the day with employees of Yamaha Motor Racing, Yamaha Motor Italy and Yamaha Motor R&D Europe. Rainey officially opened the Wayne Rainey […]

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MotoGP – Yamaha Complete Second Successful 1000cc Test In Misano

September 6, 2011

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Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies had their second opportunity to ride the 2012 1000cc YZR-M1 today at the Misano circuit in San Marino. The test followed Lorenzo’s flawless Grand Prix win yesterday, his second Italian victory of the season. The bikes tested were the same as first used in Brno in […]

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MotoGP – Lorenzo Claims Misano For Yamaha With Perfect Victory

September 5, 2011

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By MotoGP.com Jorge Lorenzo led a brilliant race from start to finish to take his third win of the season, ahead of Dani Pedrosa in second with Casey Stoner completing the podium at the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. Repsol Honda’s Stoner looked poised to take the lead in […]

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MotoGP – Yamaha Head Back Across The Atlantic To Misano

September 1, 2011

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With no rest after a gruelling race weekend in Indianapolis Yamaha Factory Racing head straight back across the Atlantic. The team will begin preparations for the Grand Prix of San Marino at the Misano Adriatico circuit this weekend on Italy’s eastern seaboard. Reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has an impressive history in San Marino with […]

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MotoGP – Misano Beckons As Stoner Begins To Pull Away

August 31, 2011

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By MotoGP.com A seventh win of the 2011 campaign at Indianapolis extended Casey Stoner’s lead at the top of the Championship standings to 44 points over defending title holder Jorge Lorenzo, as the Repsol Honda rider further reinforced his already strong claim for this year’s crown. A personal milestone of a 30th premier class GP […]

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