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Yamaha Tech 3 Fully Fired Up for Brno

The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team heads to Brno for this weekend's Czech Republic MotoGP round refreshed and raring to restart the 2011 World Championship campaign.
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Refreshed Yamaha Factory Racing Ready for Brno GP

A well deserved mid-season two week break is nearly over and Yamaha Factory Racing is preparing to continue the 2011 MotoGP battle at Brno this weekend for the Grand Prix of Czech Republic.
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No Joy for Lorenzo and Spies in Silverstone

The Grand Prix of Great Britain at the Silverstone circuit came to a premature end today for both Yamaha Factory riders in a race played out under treacherous weather conditions.
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Silverstone Grand Prix Practice Hampered by Rain

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies experienced the famed English weather today as they took to the Silverstone circuit for the Grand Prix of Great Britain’s first day of practice.
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Colin Edwards Fit For Silverstone

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Colin Edwards will participate in this weekend's British Grand Prix at the world famous Silverstone circuit having passed a medical assessment on his right shoulder today.
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Tyre Development with Bridgestone and Rizla Suzuki

Behind the scenes at a race weekend with Rizla Suzuki MotoGP and its long-standing partner Bridgestone Tyres.
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Yamaha Confirm Ben Spies Contract Extension

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Ben Spies have signed a one year extension to the current rider agreement that will see Ben Spies continue as a Yamaha Factory Racing rider in 2012.
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Yamaha Moto GP Gears Up for Silverstone

MotoGP returns to Silverstone this weekend for the second year in a row after an absence of 25 years. The paddock arrives in the UK for round six of the Championship preparing to enjoy the all new Silverstone facilities launched just two weeks ago.
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Mahindra within touching distance

Bad luck struck the Indian Mahindra team in today's Catalunyan GP, when both
riders were involved in a first-corner traffic incident
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Lorenzo Claims Front Row Start for His Home Race at Catalunya

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies managed to escape the threat of rain today and enjoy a third free practice and subsequent qualifying session under dry and sunny conditions.
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Simoncelli soars to first pole at Catalunya

Marco Simoncelli fires his San Carlo Honda Gresini Team to the front of qualifying at the Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya to take his first pole position of the premier class.
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Unpredictable Weather Signals the Start to the Grand Prix of Catalunya

The MotoGP paddock had a less than perfect start to the GP of Catalunya today at the Montmeló circuit as changing weather conditions disrupted the first free practice sessions.
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Stoner dominates an all Honda top three in Catalunya

Repsol Honda's Casey Stoner topped the timing sheets on day one of the Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya, setting the quickest times in both the first and second practice sessions of the day
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Dunlop to supply Moto3 and Moto2

Dunlop Motorsport, IRTA and Dorna Sports have signed a contract for the exclusive supply of tyres to the Moto3 Championship.
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Catalunya press conference tees up Round 5 weekend

The official Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya press conference took place at the Montmeló circuit on Thursday, as the pre-Round 5 hype grew further ahead of an intense period of activity in the 2011 MotoGP World Championship.
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Moto GP Comes Alive on the Streets of Barcelona

The normal Wednesday commute to work for the residents of downtown Barcelona was transformed this morning as MotoGP came alive on the doorstep of the iconic Sagrada Familia in the heart of the city.
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MotoGP Returns to Spain for The Grand Prix of Catalunya

The MotoGP paddock heads to Barcelona this week for the Grand Prix of Catalunya at the Montmeló circuit in Spain.
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Catalunya marks the start of intense MotoGP run

The 2011 MotoGP World Championship encounters an intense period of activity across the months of June and July, with six races taking place in the space of eight weekends.
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Moto GP Prepares for Jerez

This weekend will see the first European round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship as the paddock sets up at Jerez for the second race of the season. Huge crowds are expected to fill the natural amphitheatre to witness the premier class riders do battle on a 4.423km circuit whose signature includes numerous quick direction changes and few hard braking points
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Stoner Dominant at The Qatar GP

Casey Stoner and the Repsol Honda team take charge at Round 1 in Qatar, setting themselves up for an exciting season of racing in 2011.
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Yamaha Final Testing Underway

The Yamaha factory team make solid starts to the final pre season test at Qatar as do the Yamaha Tech 3 team.
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Suzuki Reveal 2011 Moto GP Bike

The 2011 Rizla Suzuki GSV-R today makes its worldwide premiere in its new livery.
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Second Sepang Test Proves Stoner Fastest

The third and final day of the second pre-season MotoGP Test at Sepang concluded on Thursday, and rounding off the three days as the fastest rider on each was Casey Stoner. Getting well under the 2’00” mark with a best effort of 1’59.665 - Valentino Rossi’s 2009 circuit best lap had already been surpassed by both Stoner and Dani Pedrosa the previous day - the Australian continued what has been an impressive switch to the RC212V in the lead-up to the 2011 campaign.
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Repsol Honda Dominate Sepang

Day two at the official MotoGP Test at Sepang ended with the RC212V having once more displayed its pre-season strength, as Repsol Honda trio Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso took the three top positions on the timesheet.
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Promising Start for Yamaha at Sepang

Ben Spies in Sepang

The second official MotoGP winter test of the off-season saw a promising start for the Yamaha Factory Racing riders Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo
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Stoner Fastest on day 1 at Sepang

Stoner fastest in testing

The second official 2011 pre-season MotoGP Test rounded off its opening day at Sepang with Casey Stoner top of the timesheet, as the Australian set the only lap under 2’01” on Tuesday. With an effort of 2’00.987 inside the final hour, Stoner was followed by team-mate Dani Pedrosa (+0.373s) for a Repsol Honda one-two at the top.
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Yamaha Factory Racing Unveils 2011 Team Livery

Yamaha Unveil new team colours for 2011

The press conference, held at 1800 local time at the Sepang International circuit, included welcome speeches by Lin Jarvis, new team director Massimo Meregalli, and team manager Wilco Zeelenberg. They were joined by Shigeto Kitagawa, Masahiko Nakajima, Kouichi Tsuji and riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies.
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Jorge Lorenzo Unveils New Number

Lorenzo unveils new logo

Jorge Lorenzo confirms he will be racing for 2011 under the Number 1.
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Rossi Ducati Unveiled

Image Rossi next to his 2011 Ducati

The Doctor reveals his all new Ducati for 2011.
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