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Rossi converts pole to second in race and championship

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Having started from pole position for the first time in over four years, Valentino Rossi secured second at the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana – also confirming his runner-up spot in the 2014 standings. read more »

How Rossi returned to the front of the grid for the first time in over four years

Thursday, 1, January 1970

The Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana saw Valentino Rossi return to pole position for the first time in over four years, whilst his Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team mate Jorge Lorenzo narrowly missed the front row.

Smooth Lorenzo charges to second on Friday

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo finished second on combined times at the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana across FP1 and FP2, within 0.2s of pace setter Marc Marquez.

Rossi evaluates title chances for 2015

Thursday, 1, January 1970

In Thursday’s press conference at Valencia Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi spoke about his target to win the MotoGP™ title in 2015.

Lorenzo and Rossi to do battle for runner-up spot at season finale

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP returns to Spain to wrap up the 2014 MotoGP™ season this weekend at the Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana.

Another double podium for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Jorge Lorenzo combatted the heat while Valentino Rossi turned a tough start to the weekend around at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Lorenzo: ‘I think we can fight for the win’

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Friday at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix saw riders go out in both the wet and dry, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo in the top three in both conditions.

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head for Sepang in great form

Thursday, 1, January 1970

After a superb race at Phillip Island where Yamaha filled the podium, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head to Malaysia for another heated battle at the Sepang International Circuit.

Lorenzo pleased with front row slot in red hot Q2

Thursday, 1, January 1970

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo continued his competitive form at the hot Sepang International Circuit by taking third on the grid. His teammate, Valentino Rossi, had a more challenging qualifying session and will start Sunday’s Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix race from sixth position.

Lorenzo: ‘Probably the luckiest second place of my life’

Thursday, 1, January 1970

A crash strewn Tissot Australian Grand Prix saw Jorge Lorenzo overcome problems to secure second on his Movistar Yamaha MotoGP machine, helping Yamaha lock out the podium.

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Information:

Renamed Movistar Yamaha MotoGP for 2014, courtesy of a long-term title sponsorship deal, the factory Yamaha team count on the talents of former World Champions Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi once again this season. Lorenzo had one of his best ever campaigns in 2013, winning eight races and just missing out on the title at the last round. Rossi is enjoying riding on the YZR-M1 again and both riders will look to be as competitive as ever this year.

Team Management

  • Masahiko NakajimaYamaha Motor Racing President
  • Kouichi TsujiYamaha Motor CO. MotoGP Group Leader
  • Lin JarvisYamaha Motor Racing Managing Director
  • Kouji TsuyaYamaha Motor CO. MotoGP Project Leader
  • Massimo MeregalliTeam Director
  • Wilco ZeelenbergTeam Manager

Jorge Lorenzo Crew

  • Ramón ForcadaCrew Chief
  • Takashi MoriyamaYMC Engineer
  • Davide MarelliData Engineer
  • Javier UllateMechanic
  • Juan LlansáMechanic
  • Jurij PellegriniMechanic
  • Ian GilpinMechanic

Valentino Rossi Crew

  • Silvano GalbuseraCrew Chief
  • Hiroya AtsumiYMC Engineer
  • Matteo FlamigniData Engineer
  • Bernard AnsiauMechanic
  • Alex BriggsMechanic
  • Brent StephensMechanic
  • Gary ColemanMechanic
  • Bike Info
  • Chassis Aluminium twin tube
  • Gearbox 6-speed seamless transmission
  • Bike Yamaha YZR-M1
  • Software Yamaha
  • Fuel allowance 20 litres
  • Dry weight 158 kg.
  • Engine 1000cc Liquid cooled inline four-cylinder with crossplane crankshaft
  • Power Over 250 hp
  • Top Speed N/A
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  • Suspension
  • Front Öhlins upside down front forks
  • Rear Öhlins rear shock
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  • Brakes
  • Front Two 320mm carbon disc, two four-piston calipers (Brembo)
  • Rear Single stainless steel rear disc, twin-piston caliper (Brembo)
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