Archive - Press Release

September 29th, 2014

Yamaha Press Release: Q&A With Valentino Rossi After His Crash At Aragon

The Movistar Yamaha team issued the following press release, containing a brief interview with Valentino Rossi. In it, Rossi speaks about his crash, the limited after-effects he felt, and looks forward to the upcoming flyaway races at Motegi, Phillip Island and Sepang:


Q&A with Valentino Rossi following his crash in the opening laps of the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon

Motorland Aragon (Spain), 29th September 2014

This morning Valentino Rossi woke up at 09.30 and underwent a new medical check with Dr. Michele Zasa from Clinica Mobile.

After the check Valentino returned to the garage where Movistar Yamaha MotoGP members and teammate Jorge Lorenzo were shooting a TV commercial for Movistar.

The following questions were put to Valentino as he missed yesterday’s post-race media debrief and TV interviews.

Q: Valentino, how are you today?

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14
Year: 
2014

September 28th

2014 Aragon MotoGP Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after a fascinating and thrilling race at Aragon:

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14
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2014

2014 Aragon Moto2 And Moto3 Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the Moto2 and Moto3 teams after the races at the Motorland Aragon circuit:

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14
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2014

September 27th

2014 Aragon MotoGP Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after qualifying at Aragon:

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14
Year: 
2014

2014 Aragon Moto2 And Moto3 Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the Moto3 and Moto2 teams after qualifying at the Motorland Aragon circuit:

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14
Year: 
2014

Racing Steps Foundation Press Release: McPhee To Remain With Saxoprint RTG For Another Season

John McPhee is to remain with the Saxoprint RTG team for another season in Moto3. The Racing Steps Foundation, which supports young British talent, issued the following press release on McPhee's contract:


McPHEE TO STICK WITH SAXOPRINT-RTG AND HONDA FOR 2015 MOTO3 SEASON

RSF reaches agreement for Brit to complete a third season in the 250cc lightweight class

The Racing Steps Foundation has reached agreement at Motorland Aragon today (Saturday) for its Moto3 rider John McPhee (Oban, Argyll, Scotland) to continue with the Honda-powered SaxoPrint-RTG squad in the World Championship next year.

It will be McPhee's third full season in the class with the team.

The Brit - who has secured five top 10 places with the German outfit in the 250cc lightweight class so far this year - has been tasked with delivering regular podium finishes in 2015.

The 20 years-old Racing Steps Foundation protégé said: "I'm delighted to be continuing with the team and Honda next year thanks to continued backing and support from the Foundation.

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14
Year: 
2014

September 26th

2014 Aragon MotoGP Friday Post-Practice Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams after the first day of practice at the Motorland Aragon circuit:

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14
Year: 
2014

2014 Aragon Moto2 And Moto3 Friday Post-Practice Press Releases

Press releases from the Moto2 and Moto3 teams after the first day of practice for the Motorland Aragon GP:

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14
Year: 
2014

September 25th

2014 Aragon MotoGP Preview Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams ahead of this weekend's Aragon round:

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14
Year: 
2014

2014 Aragon Moto2 And Moto3 Preview Press Releases

Press release previews from the Moto2 and Moto3 teams ahead of the Aragon Grand Prix:

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14
Year: 
2014

September 16th

Bridgestone Press Release - Masao Azuma Talks Wet Tires And Medium Fronts At Misano

As usual, Bridgestone issued its post-race debrief after the Misano round of MotoGP on Tuesday. In the press release, chief engineer Masao Azuma explains the situation with the wet tires on Friday, how the rain on Friday affected tire choice on Sunday, and Jorge Lorenzo's decision to go with the hard front tire at Misano. The press release debrief appears below:


San Marino and Rimini MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma
Tuesday, September 16 2014

Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front: Soft, Medium & Hard; Rear: Soft, Medium & Hard (Asymmetric)
Bridgestone wet tyre compounds available: Hard (Main), Soft (Alternative)

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won his first race of the 2014 MotoGP™ season ahead of teammate Jorge Lorenzo in second place, and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa in third.

After the first day of the race weekend was subjected to heavy rain and the coldest track temperatures yet recorded this season, conditions for the rest of the weekend were fine and Sunday experienced the warmest weather of the weekend, resulting in a peak track temperature of 37°C for the race.

Q&A with Masao Azuma – Chief Engineer, Bridgestone Motorcycle Tyre Development Department

Can you explain the situation on Friday, when Bridgestone expanded its wet tyre allocation to make more soft compound wet tyres available to each rider? Why was this decision made, and did the soft compound wet tyres bring an improvement in grip over the hard compound?

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13
Year: 
2014

September 15th

2014 Misano MotoGP Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases after Sunday's dramatic MotoGP race at Misano from the teams and from Bridgestone:

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13
Year: 
2014

2014 Misano Moto2 And Moto3 Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the Moto2 and Moto3 teams after Sunday's races at Misano:

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13
Year: 
2014

September 14th

2014 Misano MotoGP Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after qualifying at Misano:

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13
Year: 
2014

2014 Misano Moto2 And Moto3 Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the Moto2 and Moto3 teams after qualifying at Misano:

Round Number: 
13
Year: 
2014

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