Valentino Rossi
May 4

MotoGP: Marquez Maintains Perfect Record With Fourth Straight Win

Marc Marquez races for fourth straight victory. (Photo: Getty Images)

races for fourth straight victory. (Photo: Getty Images)

A huge crowd of more than 115,000 fans saw Spaniard Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) take a fourth premier class victory in a row at the Gran Premio bwin de España, with (Movistar Yamaha ) and (Repsol Honda Team) also on the podium at .

With victory in the south of Spain in his 100th Grand Prix Marquez becomes the first rider to win the opening four premier class races of the year since Mick Doohan in 1992. Marquez had never previously won at Jerez in the World Championship.

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May 3

MotoGP: Rossi in best seat at Jerez

Valentino Rossi, seem here in the paddock in Jerez, will start fourth in tomorrow's Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

, seen here in the paddock in , will start fourth in tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi has the best seat in the house for the Spanish civil war which is set to break out before a capacity crowd at Jerez.

Tensions are at fever-pitch especially amongst the partisan fans who are reveling in thought of a race with home heroes , and on the front row.

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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: 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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