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Marc Marquez is the 2017 MotoGP World ChampionYamaha Factory Racing took a second consecutive victory at the prestigious Suzuka 8 Hours race yesterday. The team of Pol Espargar√≥, Alex Lowes and Katsuyuki Nakasuga rode the YZF-R1 to a dominant win in sweltering heat at the famous circuit. Keeping in mind that Honda has traditionally...   

MotoGP Phillip Island Race Results   

MotoGP Phillip Island Race PreviewThose readers who can recall all the way back to last year will remember it as the year of nine winners. Some will recall it as a year Marc Marquez titled and eight other guys won races. 2017 will be remembered as the year Andrea Dovizioso got his Alien card punched and went looking for Marquez...   

Broc Parkes Will Replace Jonas Folger at Phillip IslandBroc Parkes is to step in to replace the still ill Jonas Folger in the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team at Phillip Island. The Australian veteran is already part of the Yamaha family, riding for the manufacturer-backed YART World Endurance team. Parkes is an obvious choice, being both Australian and...   

Bridgestone Upping Its Support In World Endurance ChampionshipBridgestone will support both Honda and Yamaha teams in the World Endurance Championship, using tires developed in the All Japan Road Race Championship, Suzuka 8 Hours, and other top-level international races. Begin Press Release: Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it will supply tires...   

Yamaha Debuts Its 2017 Factory Racing Teams All At OnceInstead of holding individual press conferences to debut its various factory racing teams, Yamaha decided to bring them all together under one roof for the press to see them all at once. Begin Press Release: As the new racing season draws closer, Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. has taken a moment...   

Alex Lowes in for Bradley Smith at Silverstone & MisanoA week after getting his first taste of a MotoGP bike, Alex Lowes has learned he will spend two full weekends on the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 machine, replacing Bradley Smith. Smith injured himself when he crashed heavily during practice for the final round of the FIM Endurance World Championship....   

Bradley Smith Joins YART for the Final EWC RoundIt is not uncommon to see factory endurance teams tapping into their WSBK and MotoGP riders for the Suzuka 8-Hours race, stacking the odds in their favor at the very prestigious and important Japanese race. But, we rarely see these marque names outside of Suzuka. That being said, Bradley Smith...   

MotoGP Rider Smtih Drafted In To Help YART Endurance EffortThis just in: Bradley Smith to Join the YART Team in Endurance Title Chase Monster Yamaha Tech3 rider Bradley Smith will step aboard the powerful Endurance spec-YZF-R1 for the second time in his career on 25-27 August during the 19th German Speedweek's signature 8 Hours of Oschersleben. He will...   

Yamaha Repeats as Champ at Suzuka 8 HoursYamaha Factory Racing took a second consecutive victory at the prestigious Suzuka 8 Hours race yesterday. The team of Pol Espargar√≥, Alex Lowes and Katsuyuki Nakasuga rode the YZF-R1 to a dominant win in sweltering heat at the famous circuit. Keeping in mind that Honda has traditionally...