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May 19th, 2013
Jorge Lorenzo blamed the poor handling of his Yamaha for his disappointing ride to seventh in Sunday’s MotoGP race at Le Mans. The defending champion ran third early on behind Andrea Dovizioso and race winner Dani Pedrosa but dropped back substantially as the race progressed. The Spaniard, who is now 17 points behind his compatriot Pedrosa’s Honda in the championship, said he was struggling everywhere on the circuit and he would have crashed if he had pushed any harder
May 19th, 2013
Dani Pedrosa dominated an eventful French Grand Prix to take over the top spot in the MotoGP championship standings. Pedrosa was well clear of Cal Crutchlow, second aboard the Tech 3 Yamaha despite riding with a shin fracture from his practice crash. The win moved Pedrosa six points clear of team-mate Marc Marquez, who recovered to third on the second Honda after a poor start, and 17 ahead of Jorge Lorenzo, whose Yamaha was only seventh.
May 18th, 2013
MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo said missing out on the French Grand Prix pole to Marc Marquez was no concern as his whole focus was on ensuring his Yamaha did not fall off the pace in the race again. Lorenzo led the last round in Spain at first, but was overhauled by Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and then denied second when Marquez barged past at the final corner. The Yamaha rider had been concerned about long-run pace following that disappointment and remained unsure about his bike’s speed in Friday practice at Le Mans
May 17th, 2013
Valentino Rossi believes he made a breakthrough with his Yamaha in Friday practice at Le Mans and should be more competitive than in his last two races. The seven-time MotoGP champion has not been on the podium since his first race back with Yamaha in Qatar
May 17th, 2013
Dani Pedrosa hung on at the top of the times in opening MotoGP practice at Le Mans despite a strong late challenge from Jorge Lorenzo. Pedrosa’s Honda had led the way for most of the morning, getting down to rapid flying laps quicker than anyone else and building an early cushion over the field.
May 10th, 2013
Cal Crutchlow has questioned the wisdom of Yamaha’s negotiations with Pol Espargaro that could cost the Briton his Tech 3 ride at the end of 2013. The 27-year-old Briton confirmed he is aware of Yamaha’s plans to sign Espargaro, runner-up to Marc Marquez in last year’s Moto2 championship, to a factory contract. Works riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi, and Tech 3 team-mate Bradley Smith, all have contracts with the Japanese manufacturer, but Crutchlow only has a one-year deal
May 7th, 2013
Jorge Lorenzo says MotoGP’s Jerez test has helped settle his dilemma between using Yamaha’s existing chassis and its new-spec version. The Spaniard was testing just a day after claiming a bitter third place in the Spanish Grand Prix, having been hit by Marc Marquez on the final corner of the last lap .
May 5th, 2013
Valentino Rossi was surprised that Honda had the edge over Yamaha in Sunday’s MotoGP race at Jerez. Rossi and factory Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo lost out to the works Hondas of Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez, with the latter beating Lorenzo to second place in controversial circumstances .
May 4th, 2013
Valentino Rossi does not think his heavy crash at the end of Jerez MotoGP qualifying will have any impact on his race prospects.
May 3rd, 2013
Valentino Rossi fears he will not be able to sustain a strong race pace throughout Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix unless he can get to grips with this weekend’s tyre choice. Rossi was third and fourth in the two Friday practice sessions at Jerez, as his Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo led the way .
May 2nd, 2013
Pramac Ducati has confirmed that it will only field Andrea Iannone in this weekend’s Jerez MotoGP race, as Michele Pirro will run with the works team rather than on Ben Spies’ bike. Factory test rider Pirro was originally listed as the stand-in for Spies in the Spanish Grand Prix, as the American skips the race to recover from lingering injuries. But Jerez had previously been announced as one of the venues at which Pirro would ride an additional works Ducati alongside Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden, and Ducati said earlier this week that this would go ahead, with the Italian on a development machine
April 22nd, 2013
Valentino Rossi said a brake issue compounded what was already a difficult MotoGP weekend for himself and Yamaha at Austin. After battling through to secure a podium in the first race of his Yamaha return, Rossi headed to Texas aware that Honda could dominate given its pre-season form at the circuit
April 20th, 2013
Jorge Lorenzo is still optimistic that he has a shot at beating the Hondas in the Austin MotoGP race despite Yamaha’s qualifying deficit. Yamaha has struggled to match Honda around the Texan venue ever since the two teams held a private test there in March. As Honda duo Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa secured first and second places in qualifying on Saturday, Lorenzo was 1.079 seconds adrift in third place.
April 20th, 2013
Dani Pedrosa left it late at Austin to knock Honda team-mate Marc Marquez off top spot in the third MotoGP practice session.
April 19th, 2013
Jorge Lorenzo has not lost hope of matching the Hondas in the inaugural Austin MotoGP race this weekend, despite his Yamaha being 1.6 seconds off the pace in practice . Honda had dominated the pre-season test at Austin and Marc Marquez was a class apart on the opening day of practice on Friday
April 8th, 2013
Cal Crutchlow hailed Valentino Rossi’s incisive fight through to second in the Qatar Grand Prix after lamenting his own struggles to pass the two factory Hondas.
April 8th, 2013
Jorge Lorenzo says Yamaha cannot afford any degree of complacency despite a ‘perfect start’ to the season after he led team-mate Valentino Rossi home in Qatar. While Rossi had to fight his way through to second, Lorenzo dominated from the outset, leading away from pole and extending his advantage every lap.
April 7th, 2013
The ecstatic Valentino Rossi thanked Yamaha for giving him a second chance in MotoGP after he battled to second in Qatar on his return to the team. Rossi had only qualified sixth, and although he jumped to fourth on the first lap, he found himself back in eighth soon afterwards when he slid off the road trying to pass Andrea Dovizioso’s Ducati. He was able to battle back to claim second from Honda’s star rookie Marc Marquez with two laps to go, completing a Yamaha one-two behind the dominant Jorge Lorenzo.
April 7th, 2013
Jorge Lorenzo dominated the 2013 MotoGP season-opener in Qatar as his Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi battled through to beat Marc Marquez to second. The sensational podium tussle featured Rossi fighting back from an early mistake that dropped him to seventh, ultimately beating the Hondas of Marquez and Dani Pedrosa to the runner-up spot. Lorenzo held his pole advantage into the first corner and immediately disappeared up the road.
April 6th, 2013
Cal Crutchlow is not expecting to turn his second place on the Qatar Grand Prix grid into a podium finish in Sunday’s MotoGP season opener. The Tech 3 Yamaha rider equalled the best qualifying performance of his grand prix career in qualifying at Losail, only missing out on a maiden pole position to world champion Jorge Lorenzo . But despite starting ahead of the second factory Yamaha of Valentino Rossi and the works Hondas of Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez, the Briton still thinks he will be shuffled backwards during the race