Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo are preparing to make their individual runs for the MotoGP Premier Class Individual World Championship. Yamaha is just sitting back and enjoying the show because they win no matter who takes the individual championship. Like a proud parent they may have their favourite but they are classy enough not be making it obvious. Valentino Rossi has always been the racer that I think will eventually close the show, but I am certainly looking forward to a great show on the track at Estoril.
This time of year MotoGP moves back to its more traditional end of …read more
Valentino Rossi is once again at the front of the MotoGP Premier Class World Championship standings after a season that has been more challenging for this multiple world champion, than previous years. The 2009 MotoGP Premier Class season has been a tough one for Rossi, and he has no illusions as to his chances of staying ahead of hard charging racers like his teammate Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner, who will return to the MotoGP Premier Class grid in the next round in Portugal, after taking time off to rest and recuperate. All three of these racers have …read more
Valentino Rossi left any doubts about him bouncing back from his DNF in Indianapolis in his dust on the pavement of Milano, Italy Sunday afternoon, by taking his second consecutive win in two years at this Italian circuit with a crowd thrilling ride in the Gran Premio Cinzano di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. Rossi over came the early lead Dani Pedrosa had due to his quick start and then vaulted ahead of Pedrosa and his teammate Jorge Lorenzo, who was in pursuit of the two front runners. Lorenzo was able to get past Dani Pedrosa after a …read more
The MotoGP circus will be coming back to Misano this Sunday and the Spanish pair of Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo will be trying to take one more step toward dethroning the current MotoGP Premier Class World Champion, Valentino Rossi, from his perch at the top. Valentino Rossi has had a few tough races lately, including a DNF, and he’ll be doing his best to keep his 25 point lead in the standings. He has been pressured a lot by his teammate Jorge Lorenzo, Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa this season. Despite being pressured, he has been smiling brightly and …read more
Valentino Rossi just wants to learn from his mistake at the recent MotoGP competition on the iconic track of the Indianapolis Speedway that saw him fall and fail to challenge for the win. Beyond this he wants to forget the first race in which he failed to finish since the 2007 season and move onto the next venue, which just happens to be a good one for the current MotoGP Premier Class World Champion. The fall and DNF isn’t the best way to go into a race but I am sure this won’t have any effect on one of the …read more
The 2009 MotoGP became a race for the championship again as Sunday at the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix Jorge Lorenzo cut Valentino Rossi’s lead in the MotoGP World Championship Premier Class in half, as Valentino’s lead dropped from 50 to 25 points. Valentino Rossi suffered his first DNF of the 2009 MotoGP season and with just five races remaining his lead is looking a little sparse. This certainly puts Fiat Yamaha in a position all the other teams would love to be in with two riders in the top two in the championship standings. They are looking good for …read more
The knights of the winding-circuits will be heading to next week’s Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix looking to feel the excitement and energy of a victory of winning a MotoGP competition. Preparation for the next venue on the MotoGP circuit has begun. Monday’s post Czech GP testing went pretty well for all concerned, with Fiat Yamaha’s pair of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi once again the top competitors in testing. Jorge Lorenzo’s morning session time of 1’56.171 seconds was the best for the day, just ahead of Rossi’s time of 1’56.747 seconds, which he achieved in the rain shortened afternoon …read more
MotoGP is heading off for a short summer break that all the drivers and teams have been waiting for and they all deserve after a hard fought season, so far. Looking back over the last ten rounds of the MotoGP Championship to date Yamaha’s dominance has been evident since the start of the year. The top two racers this year both ride for Fiat Yamaha, Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, and they currently sit 140 points clear of their nearest competitor in the Teams’ World Championships rankings. This situation is not a rosy one for the rest of the teams …read more
Valentino Rossi once again held off the field during the race to the flag to take the victory in the Alice Motorad Grand Prix Deutschland held at the Sachsenring circuit nestled in the beauty of the German countryside on the weekend. This season has been a battle for the current world champion to stay on top and he has been up to the task most days, but his competition has been staying close and making each race a battle to the finish. Rossi managed to just beat his nearest competitor Jorge Lorenzo to the line by a split-second and extend …read more
Dani Pedrosa must have seen the clouds part and the sun shine through Sunday as he crossed the finish line of the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix held at iconic Laguna Seca first, after a year long drought that last saw him drink from the victory cup at Catalunya last season. Dani had jumped into the lead from the four hole of the starting grid and managed to stay ahead of a field of world class competitors that included current Grand Prix World Champion Valentino Rossi.
It has been a long year and an even longer recovery for Dani, who has …read more