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Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Force Cancellation of MotoGP Opener at QatarWidely rumored, Jorge Lorenzo, shortly after retiring from racing, has decided to accept an offer from Yamaha to serve as a MotoGP test rider for the 2020 season. Lorenzo has five World championships, including three in the MotoGP category – each earned aboard a Yamaha. Here is the press release...   

Viñales leads Quartararo halfway through Day 3   

Midday: Dovizioso currently P1 as Qatar Test beginsTop 10 (as of 16:30 LT): 1. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) – 1:55.557 2. Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) + 0.056 3. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) + 0.123 4. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) + 0.137 5. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.406 6. Pol Espargaro (Red...   

Battle ready: Suzuki secure 1-2 on opening day in QatarTop 10 Day 1: 1. Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) – 1:54.462 2. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.002 3. Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) + 0.032 4. Danilo Petrucci (Ducati Team) + 0.172 5. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) + 0.238 6. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) + 0.361...   

P1 for Quartararo as Yamaha, Suzuki continue to look strongTop 10 Day 2: 1. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) – 1:54.038 2. Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.162 3. Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) + 0.226 4. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) + 0.443 5. Francesco Bagnaia (Pramac Racing) + 0.482 6. Johann Zarco (Reale Avintia...   

Quartararo 0.082 clear of Crutchlow at midday on Day 3Top 10 (as of 14:00 LT): 1. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) – 1:58.349 2. Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) + 0.082 3. Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.101 4. Francesco Bagnaia (Pramac Racing) + 0.153 5. Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) + 0.192 6. Danilo Petrucci (Ducati...   

Sepang Test: Miller leads Mir at midday on Day 2Top 10 (as of 14:00 LT): 1. Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) – 1:58.641 2. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.090 3. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) + 0.190 4. Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) + 0.252 5. Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.337 6. Pol Espargaro (Red Bull KTM...   

Lorenzo Quick and Comfortable First Day Back on Yamaha M1The MotoGP community watched with great interest as five-time World champion Jorge Lorenzo took his first laps aboard a 2020 Yamaha M1 on the final day of the Sepang "shakedown" test earlier today. Lorenzo won all three of his MotoGP titles aboard a Yamaha M1, but has struggled over the last...   

Rossi Has Option to Retire or Continue With Factory SupportOn the heels of yesterday's announcement that Maverick Viñales has extended his contractual relationship with the Yamaha Factory MotoGP team, today Yamaha continues with important news. Last year's rookie phenom Fabio Quartararo has signed a two-year deal beginning in 2021 to join Viñales on the...   

Jorge Lorenzo Joins the Yamaha Factory Racing Test Team for 2020Widely rumored, Jorge Lorenzo, shortly after retiring from racing, has decided to accept an offer from Yamaha to serve as a MotoGP test rider for the 2020 season. Lorenzo has five World championships, including three in the MotoGP category – each earned aboard a Yamaha. Here is the press release...