Yamaha
Jun 4

MotoGP: Lorenzo Opens Contract Talks With Yamaha

Jorge Lorenzo wants to stay with Yamaha during his MotoGP career. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo wants to stay with Yamaha during his MotoGP career. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo opened talks with Yamaha for a new contract at Mugello this past weekend and has dismissed rumors that he wants the power to decide his teammate for 2015.

While Lorenzo claims that his “priority” is to remain at Yamaha and become a life-time MotoGP rider with the team, he continues to be linked to rumors of big money Ducati offer.

Apr 3

Rossi hints at contract renewal with Yamaha

Valentino Rossi celebrates his second place finish at the 2014 MotoGP of Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi celebrates his second place finish at the 2014 MotoGP of Qatar; hopes to continue positive results during 2014 season. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Nine time World Champion Valentino Rossi has hinted that he wants to continue racing with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP™ next year in an exclusive television interview with Sky television in Italy.

The Italian MotoGP™ star returned to Yamaha at the beginning of 2013 of course and last year he achieved six podiums including a win at Assen, followed up by a great race ten days ago in Qatar to finish second at round one – after a thrilling battle with current World Champion Marc Marquez.

Mar 21

Lorenzo still looking towards title despite slow pace in practice

Jorge Lorenzo will be looking for his fourth consecutive race win at Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo will be looking for his third consecutive win at Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Lorenzo knows that winning Qatar is no guarantee of the world championship, as he found to his dismay in 2013.

But Jorge Lorenzo knows what it takes to win the Qatar Grand Prix, and he will bid for a third consecutive win in the race which opens the MotoGP season in Doha on Sunday.

Jan 19

MotoGP: Lorenzo, Rossi On Hand To Unveil 2014 YZR-M1 Livery

A look at the livery Yamaha will run this season. (Photo: Yamaha Racing)

A look at the livery Yamaha will run this season. (Photo: Yamaha Racing)

Jakarta’s Governor Joko Widodo hosted MotoGP stars Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi at the Indonesian capital’s City Hall on Friday as Yamaha Factory Racing unveiled their 2014 livery.

Lorenzo joined Governor Widodo for a breakfast meeting at his official residence early on Friday before the pair cycled through some tropical rain to the City Hall – where they were joined by Rossi for the team launch.

Dec 5

MotoGP: Rossi Gives Candid Post-Season Interview

MotoGP: Valetino Rossi Gives Candid Post-Season Interview

Yamaha Rider Valentino Rossi discusses the 2013 MotoGP season and looks forward to the coming 2014 challenges. (Photo: MotoGP.com)

Valentino Rossi’s return to Yamaha Factory Racing was big news at the start of 2013. The campaign would yield a single victory at Assen, and the nine-time World Champion now aims for much more next season, although the Italian has been extremely saddened by recent events.