Stunning Silverstone Battles Deliver Double Yamaha Podium

Stunning Silverstone Battles Deliver Double Yamaha Podium

LorenzoRossi

LorenzoRossi

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi fought epic battles today in the British Grand Prix to take their third consecutive double Yamaha podium, finishing second and third respectively.

Starting from third on the grid Lorenzo had a flying start off the line, taking the holeshot into the first corner. He put his head down trying to clear off at the front but wasn’t able to shake off his rival Marc Marquez who followed close behind. The two raced less than half a second apart until with seven laps remaining, when Marquez made his move at Stow corner, taking the lead. Lorenzo tried to pass back at Vale, but was unable to make it stick.

With five laps left Marquez went wide, allowing Lorenzo to re...

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Movistar Yamaha Prepare for Action in Silverstone

Movistar Yamaha Prepare for Action in Silverstone

Silverstone

Silverstone

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head to the United Kingdom this week for the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire on Sunday. The team arrive in confident mood after two consecutive race weekends that have seen riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo stand side by side on the podium together.

Silverstone is another circuit with the potential to deliver strong results for Rossi and Lorenzo with fast sweeping corners well suited to the YZR-M1.

Rossi has long been a favourite of the British fans and is guaranteed a loud reception at the weekend...

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Blazusiak Wins Atlanta EnduroCross

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Blazusiak

Blazusiak Wins Atlanta EnduroCross

Atlanta, GA – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak took the win at the Atlanta EnduroCross, the third round of the GEICO AMA EnduroCross Series.

The reigning champion turned the fastest time in the afternoon hot laps to take first gate pick in his heat race. He was placed in the first heat alongside his teammate, Factory FMF/KTM rider Taylor Robert.

Both riders started out strong in their heat and hopped into the front two positions early on. They held their ground and finished the race in the top two spots with Blazusiak edging out Robert for the win. Both riders transferred directly to the main event.

In the main event, it was Blazusiak who leaped off the line to a great start and rounded the first corner with the holeshot...

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Roczen Crowned 450 Pro Motocross Champion

Roczen Crowned 450 Pro Motocross Champion

Roczen

Roczen

Tooele, UT – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ken Roczen was crowned the 450 Pro Motocross Champion at the final round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series held at Miller Motorsports Park marking his first 450 career championship.

The battle between KTM teammates Roczen and Ryan Dungey came down to the final round. Dungey held the red plate after the opening round at Glen Helen. Roczen took the plate from him at the second round of the series and held on to it through the final round where he was crowned champion in front of a very excited motocross crowd.

Roczen turned the second fastest lap time of the day to earn second gate pick for the main event...

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Beaubier and Hayes Stand Alone in Award Battle

Beaubier, Hayes stand alone in Cortech Performance Edge Award battle

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HayesBeaubier

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2014) – The $2,000 Cortech Performance Edge Award will go to the AMA Pro SuperBike rider who records the fastest lap in the most races during the 2014 AMA Pro Road Racing season.

Cortech is the presenting sponsor of AMA Pro Racing’s Live Timing and Scoring for both AMA Pro Road Racing and AMA Pro Flat Track. The industry-leading motorcycle gear company has been extremely gracious in allotting the winner of the prestigious Cortech Performance Edge Award a check for $2,000 following the season’s conclusion at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) next month.

With just one round and two races remaining this season, SuperBike rookie Cameron Beaubier leads three-time champion and season...

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Tom Sykes To Remain With Kawasaki Racing Team

Tom Sykes To Remain With Kawasaki Racing Team Through 2016

TomSykes

TomSykes

Irvine, Calif. (August 19, 2014) – Reigning World Champion Tom Sykes has recently signed an agreement to continue as an official Kawasaki Superbike World Championship rider for two more years, covering the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

Yorkshireman Sykes (28) won the title with Kawasaki in 2013 and is currently in a commanding 44-point lead in the 2014 championship as Kawasaki continues its ‘Ninja 30’ anniversary celebrations throughout the year. Having competed on official Kawasaki machinery since the 2010 season Tom has become ‘Mr Kawasaki’ in the eyes of not only his many fans but also the Kawasaki family and the world at large.

Sykes has won all of his 22 career WSBK race victories to date with Kawasaki and is the m...

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Ducati Announces “Ducati Revs America”

Ducati Announces “Ducati Revs America” Track Day Experience at COTA With Jason Pridmore’s STAR School

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DucatiRevSchool

CUPERTINO, Calif. (August 18, 2014) – Ducati and Jason Pridmore’s STAR School today announce “Ducati Revs America,” a premium two-day track experience to be held at the prestigious Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, on September 29-30, 2014. Registration is now open to the public and is limited to only 90 participants. Contact your local Ducati authorized dealer to register.

As part of the experience, riders will be treated to two days of world–class instruction from AMA Pro Racing champion Jason Pridmore; technical demonstrations from Ducati; a fully catered breakfast and lunch on both days; a Ducati gift package; as well as special guest rider appear...

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Yamaha Complete Successful One-Day Test in Brno

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LorenzoBrno

Movistar Yamaha Complete Successful One-Day Test in Brno

Fresh from their second consecutive double podium yesterday in the Czech Moto Grand Prix, Movistar Yamaha riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were back on track today. The two spent the day focused on testing both a 2015 prototype M1 motorcycle and also a 2015 M1 engine placed within the 2014 frame.

The result of the test was positive overall. Lorenzo was first to test the 2015 machine, and was quick to rise to the top of the time sheets where he remained for most of the day, finally ending in second place, just 0.155 seconds from the front.

Teammate Rossi spent a productive day testing various details and was able to ride the 2015 prototype at the end of the day...

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Double Yamaha Podium in Brno

Brilliant Battle Scores Double Yamaha Podium in Brno

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YamhaaBrno

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo fought hard today to take second for the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic with teammate Valentino Rossi finishing in third for the second consecutive Yamaha double podium finish.

Lorenzo started in his traditional style, pushing hard at the start of the race. The Spaniard had a good start from sixth on the grid and soon passed Bradley Smith and Marc Marquez before plunging down the hill, with teammate Rossi following close behind. What followed next was a flurry of overtaking maneuvers between the top six riders, Lorenzo managing to overtake Dani Pedrosa to start the second lap in third place.

Lorenzo kept riding aggressively, overtaking the two Ducati’s of Andrea Iannone and Andrea Dov...

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Roczen Wins Ironman Motocross National and Retains Red Plate

Roczen Wins Ironman Motocross National and Retains Red Plate

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KTM

Crawfordsville, IN – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ken Roczen took the overall win at the first-ever Lucas Oil Pro Championship Motocross race held at the Ironman race course, the eleventh stop of the 450 MX Championship. His teammate, and biggest competitor, Ryan Dungey took 3rd overall for the day allowing Roczen to extend his championship point lead.

The Ironman course was greeted with heavy rain for the morning practice sessions which resulted in varied lap times for all riders. Roczen managed to turn the 3rd fastest time of the morning while Dungey had the 12th fastest qualifying time.

Roczen selected a solid gate and pulled a large holeshot the first moto...

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