May 1

MotoGP: Yamaha riders concerned about future tire supplier

Movistar Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi pushes his bike through the corner in Austin, TX. (Photo: Getty Images)

Movistar Yamaha rider leans through the turn in Austin, TX. (Photo: Getty Images)

The decision by to withdraw as the official tire supplier is “bad news” for the sport according to seven-time world champion Valentino Rossi.

promoters Dorna have called a tender for tire supply for 2016 onwards and it is expected that Michelin, Pirelli and Dunlop will express interest in the deal.

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May 1

MotoGP: Lorenzo, Marquez and Pedrosa to celebrate milestones in Jerez

Spanish MotoGP bikers Dani Pedrosa (L), Marc Marquez (C) and Jorge Lorenzo pose on the podium after getting placed second, first and third respectively in the MotoGP race of the Argentina Grand Prix at Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, in Santiago del Estero, Argentina on April 27, 2014. (Juan Mabromata/Getty Images)

Spanish bikers (L), (C) and (R) pose on the podium after getting placed second, first and third respectively in the . (Juan Mabromata/Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo will celebrate his 27th birthday this Sunday behind the handlebars of his MotoGP Movistar Yamaha… in his 200th Grand Prix race.

Meanwhile, points leader Marc Marquez will be competing in his 100th Grand Prix race, while Dani Pedrosa will be attempting to match eight-time 500 World Champion Giacomo Agostini for third on the all-time podiums list… all while in front of their home crowd.

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May 1

MotoGP: Can Marquez break all the records?

Marc Marquez celebrating his victory while seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi finishes fourth, behind him. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

celebrating his Argentine victory while seven-time champion finishes fourth, behind him. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

There is an air of invincibility surrounding Spain’s magic man of motorcycling, Marc Marquez.

It makes sense, according to 1993 500cc world champion , who tips Marquez to become the most successful rider in MotoGP history.

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Apr 27

MotoGP: Lorenzo Bounces Back In Argentina

Jorge Lorenzo finished third in the Argentine GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

finished third in the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo claimed his first podium of the season at the Grand Prix Red Bull de la Republica Argentina and acknowledged that it was a sweet feeling to step onto the rostrum again. His Movistar Yamaha colleague crossed the finish line behind him in fourth.

Lorenzo led for 16 laps after making one of his trademark starts, putting in some impressive early lap times as rivals and got caught up in the crowd in the opening stages.

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Apr 27

MotoGP: Bradl Fifth In Argentine Grand Prix Despite Heavy Q2 Crash

Stefan Bradl puts the power down during Sunday's Argentine GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

puts the power down during Sunday’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

The contest at the Termas de Rio Hondo track saw Stefan Bradl record another solid top-five result, despite the German taking a heavy bash when he crashed on Saturday afternoon in qualifying.

The LCR Honda team rallied around their premier class star after that crash, which left Bradl ninth on the grid for Sunday’s race at the Gran Premio Red Bull de la Republica Argentina.

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