Tag Archives: Valentino Rossi

Aleix Espargaro fastest ahead of Marquez and Dovizioso: MotoGP FP2

Aprilia rider just tops the timesheets – with Marquez and Dovizioso within a tenth Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini) went quickest on Day 1 of the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, mastering Phillip Island in FP2 to head the timesheets ahead of reigning Champion and points leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) – but… Read More »

To the final corner: fighting talk ahead of Phillip Island’s MotoGP race on Sunday

The Championship, the weather, and fighting to the last corner: the Australian GP is open for business Ahead of track action for the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, there was one last chance for something a little more out of the ordinary as some of the grid came face to face with some locals – of… Read More »

Vinales takes pole, Rossi P3; Marquez crashes, starts P5: Aragon GP

Alcañiz (Spain), 23 Sept. 2017: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team completely turned its fortunes around on the second day at the MotorLand Aragón circuit. Maverick Viñales delivered the goods exactly when it mattered, securing pole position for the second time in a row. Valentino Rossi gave a staggering performance and rode his bike to a brilliant third place, while still recovering from… Read More »

Rossi declared fit: Aragon MotoGP

Alcañiz (Spain), 21 Sept. 2017: The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team will start round 14 of the MotoGP World Championship with their original rider line-up. On Thursday, afternoon Valentino Rossi successfully completed a mandatory medical examination carried out by MotorLand Aragón’s Chrief Medical Officer, Clemente Millan. He declared that the nine-time World Champion is fit to ride, 21 days after sustaining… Read More »

Rossi completes first laps on his return from injury; Michael van der Mark to ride in Aragon

Gerno di Lesmo (Italy), 18 Sept. 2017: Valentino Rossi rode his first couple of laps around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli on Monday since sustaining a leg injury on Thursday, August 31, a press release from Movistar Yamaha said. Following an enduro accident on August 31st, Valentino Rossi has been diligently working on his recovery from the… Read More »

Rossi to miss Misano GP

Gerno di Lesmo (Italy), 4 Sept 2017: The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team  in a statement expressed its regrets to report that Valentino Rossi would not be able to compete in the upcoming Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, to be held this weekend. The Factory Yamaha team wiould compete in round 13… Read More »

MotoGP star Rossi discharged from Hospital

Ancona (Italy), 2 Sept 2017: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi has been discharged from hospital after spending one night at the ‘Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti’ in Ancona. Having spent one night at the ‘Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti’, after receiving surgery on the fractures in his right leg, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi‘s condition improved enough for him… Read More »

Injured MotoGP veteran Rossi says: `I want to be back on my bike soon’

Ancona (Italy), 1 Sept 2017: Last night Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi had a successful operation on the displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg. The MotoGP-star was hospitalised after an enduro accident yesterday evening. Following a medical examination at the ’Ospedale Civile di Urbino’, where he was initially diagnosed, the Italian was transported… Read More »

Marquez takes pole with fastest lap ever at Silverstone; Rossi P2

Silverstone, 26 Aug 2017: Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez took a record-breaking pole position for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix with a 1’59.941” lap, an astonishing performance that made him the only rider in MotoGP history to lap under the two-minute barrier at the Silverstone track. Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi scored second position on the grid teammate Maverick Viñales took… Read More »