Articles Posted in the " Fiat Yamaha Team " Category

  • MotoGP: Yamaha & Fiat Sponsorship Ends

    MotoGP: Yamaha & Fiat Sponsorship Ends

    2011 MotoGP News

    When Valentino Rossi gave his farewell kiss to the Fiat Yamaha MotoGP M1 machine at the final round in Valencia, it was a bit more symbolic than thought. 

    As expected, the title sponsor for the 2010 MotoGP Yamaha team of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo has not renewed for 2011.


  • Wilco Zeelenberg, Team Manager for Jorge Lorenzo

    Wilco Zeelenberg, Team Manager for Jorge Lorenzo

    Yamaha Motor Racing has announced the appointment of Wilco Zeelenberg as Team Manager for Jorge Lorenzo in the Fiat Yamaha Team. Dutchman Zeelenberg joins the team from Yamaha’s World Supersport Team, where he won the World Championship in 2009 with Cal Crutchlow.

    Zeelenberg previously had a successful career as a rider, contesting 100 Grands Prix from 1986 to 1995, racing with three different manufacturers including Yamaha. From 1995 to 2000 he then raced in the World Super Sport championship.


  • MotoGP qualifying results Valencia

    MotoGP qualifying results Valencia

    MotoGP Valencia Qualifying

    Casey Stoner will start the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana in pole position after repeating his domination of the free practice sessions in qualifying on Saturday.

    The Australian topped the timesheet by a clear 0.263s, with a best lap of 1’32.256 securing him the lead on the front row of the grid.

    Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was next quickest as he improved his own best practice time by over 0.4s to secure second place, ahead of Jorge Lorenzo, who was third fastest overall in the practice sessions as well.


  • MotoGP FP1 results Sepang

    MotoGP FP1 results Sepang

    MotoGP

    Jorge Lorenzo set the standard at Sepang on Friday afternoon, kicking off the Shell Advance Malaysian Grand Prix weekend with the fastest lap time in the first MotoGP practice.

    A margin of 0.064s separated Lorenzo from second quickest participant Casey Stoner, on the weekend in which Valentino Rossi could seal the 2009 World Championship title. It was Rossi’s team-mate – who trails the Italian by 38 points in the standings – who set the pace in humid conditions however, with the ambient temperature reaching an energy-sapping 31°C.


  • MotoGP Race Results | Phillip Island

    MotoGP Race Results | Phillip Island

    Phillip Island Race Results

    We cover breaking motorcycle racing news from around the world. This coverage includes MotoGP, World Superbike (WSBK), AMA American Superbike (SBK), AMA Daytona SportBike, Supersport, AMA Supercross, AMA Motocross and other interesting motorcycle racing news. When is comes to racing results, we never publish race results or class standings in our headlines or urls. This gives our visitors a chance to decide whether they want to wait to first see the TV broadcast or not. Please click through to see the results when you are ready!


  • 2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 LE | Valentino Rossi

    2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 LE | Valentino Rossi

    Rossi-Fiat Limited Edition

    Moto journalists and consumers agree that once you hear the growl of the Yamaha YZF-R1, it is clear that this motorcycle is unlike anything before. Winning on the World Superbike racing circuit and in the motorcycle press, the Yamaha R1 was chosen for the Ultimate Motorcycling Design Awards for its MotoGP – inspired engine and chassis technology and its luxurious fit and finish.


  • MotoGP Qualifying Results | Photos | Misano

    MotoGP Qualifying Results | Photos | Misano

    Misano Qualifying Results

    We cover breaking motorcycle racing news from around the world. This coverage includes MotoGP, World Superbike (WSBK), AMA American Superbike (SBK), AMA Daytona SportBike, Supersport, AMA Supercross, AMA Motocross and other interesting motorcycle racing news. When is comes to racing results, we never publish race results or class standings in our headlines or urls. This gives our visitors a chance to decide whether they want to wait to first see the TV broadcast or not. Please click through to see the results when you are ready! 


  • MotoGP qualifying results report Donington (photos)

    MotoGP qualifying results report Donington (photos)

    MotoGP

    Valentino Rossi took pole position number four of the 2009 season on Saturday afternoon with the fastest lap of MotoGP qualifying at Donington Park. The Fiat Yamaha rider’s time of 1’28.116 gave him his first top spot for the British Grand Prix since 2005 – the last occasion in which he won at the Midlands track.


  • MotoGP Laguna Seca Race Results Summary | Photo Gallery

    MotoGP Laguna Seca Race Results Summary | Photo Gallery

    MotoGP Race Report: Laguna Seca

    We cover breaking motorcycle racing news from around the world. This coverage includes MotoGP, World Superbike (WSBK), AMA American Superbike (SBK), AMA Daytona SportBike, Supersport, AMA Supercross, AMA Motocross and other interesting motorcycle racing news. When is comes to racing results, we never publish race results or class standings in our headlines or urls. This gives our visitors a chance to decide whether they want to wait to first see the TV broadcast or not. Please click through to see the results when you are ready!


  • Rossi Celebrates 100th Grans Prix Win | Motorcycle Racing History

    Rossi Celebrates 100th Grans Prix Win | Motorcycle Racing History

    Motorcycle Racing’s Greatest

    The 2009 Assen MotoGP victory by Fiat Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi had special significance, as he crossed the line Rossi claimed the 100th GP race win of his incredible career and most of his victories, 41 to be exact, were obtained with Yamaha. Rossi’s 100 race wins come from 217 GP race starts, giving the rider a very appropriate 46% win rate for his career.


  • MotoGP qualifying summary from Dutch TT Assen (photos)

    MotoGP qualifying summary from Dutch TT Assen (photos)

    Alice TT Assen – Friday 26 June – Report Day 2

    MotoGP

    Valentino Rossi will start his quest for a 100th Grand Prix victory from pole position in The Netherlands on Saturday afternoon, after taking the top spot for the Alice TT Assen with a 1’36.025 lap.

    Although it is Rossi’s second pole position of 2009, it is also the first time that he has topped a qualifying practice timesheet this season. His previous pole came courtesy of combined free practice times when the QP session in Japan was cancelled due to rainfall.


  • MotoGP qualifying results from Catalunya (photos)

    MotoGP qualifying results from Catalunya (photos)

    MotoGP

    The MotoGP qualifying session for the Gran Premi Cinzano de Catalunya concluded with home rider Jorge Lorenzo securing his third pole position of 2009 in sweltering heat close to the Mediterranean coast.

    The Fiat Yamaha star pleased the crowd in his special edition Barcelona FC livery securing the top slot on the grid with a 1’41.974 time on the 28th of 29 laps, putting him ahead of team-mate Valentino Rossi by just 0.013s.


  • MotoGP offical rider point standings Le Mans

    MotoGP offical rider point standings Le Mans


    • MotoGP offical race results from Le Mans

      MotoGP offical race results from Le Mans

      Spanish star Jorge Lorenzo found the perfect remedy for his Jerez frustrations at Le Mans, bouncing straight back from his DNF in Spain with a brilliant win at the Grand Prix de France in highly difficult conditions – to return to the top of the standings.

      Lorenzo took the lead on the first lap and shot away at the front, building up a big advantage on wet tyres as the track dried quickly, eventually being the last rider to change onto slicks in his first ever ‘flag-to-flag’ contest and riding superbly on both sets of tyres to win by a 17 second margin.


    Pos. Rider Nation Team Points
    1 Jorge LORENZO SPA Fiat Yamaha Team 66

    Pos. Rider Nation Team Points
    1 Valentino ROSSI ITA Fiat Yamaha Team 65