Yart take pole at Spa 24hr – EWC

YART Yamaha stormed to pole position at Spa on Saturday as Karel Hanika set the sole 2’18 lap of the entire pack. The Czech’s 2’18.845 lap, the quickest of the red riders, was the fastest overall, earning him the Nathalie Maillet Challenge trophy for his performance and promoting the Yamaha Official Team – consisting of…

Fabio Quartararo after taking P2 at the 2022 Italian Grand Prix at Mugello

Quartararo resigns with Yamaha

Yamaha has confirmed Fabio Quartararo will remain a Factory rider for the 2023 and 2024 MotoGP seasons. Currently in his second year with the Monster Energy firm, Quartararo clinched the MotoGP World Championship in his debut season and is maintaining his defence at the top of the 2022 standings eight races in. The successful partnership…

Yamaha surprised by RNF Racings decision

Yamaha Racing Managing Director Lin Jarvis says he was “surprised” to hear of RNF Racing’s decision to switch from customer M1 machines to Aprilia RS-GP’s for 2023. The Malaysian RNF outfit announced on Friday morning at Mugello that they would be defecting from Yamaha – with which they had run as the satellite operation since…

Toprak Razgatlioglu riding with the number 1 plate in 2022 for Pata Yamaha

Jarvis keen to offer Toprak a place with RNF

Lin Jarvis on Toprak Razgatlioglu, ‘we can offer him a place in the RNF – the decision is his’ At Yamaha, efforts to decide the 2023 lineup continue, with the increasingly likely departure of Andrea Dovizioso opening doors to a spot on the satellite team, RNF. Many names have been considered for the veteran’s place.…

YART Takes Pole at EWC 24 Heures Motos

YART Secures EWC Le Mans Pole

For the third year running YART – Yamaha Official Team EWC has claimed a sensational provisional pole position for the 24 Heures Motos, the 2022 FIM Endurance World Championship opener. With qualifying results this season based on the average time of the fastest two riders from each team, rather than three previously, the laps of…

Fabio Quartararo Press Conference Austin Texas

Fabio Quartararo Talks a Factory Switch in 2023

The Frenchman’s Manager, Eric Mahe, confirmed that talks are being held with rival manufacturers regarding the 2021 World Champion’s future Speaking to motogp.com’s Jack Appleyard during MotoGP™ FP2 at the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas, Fabio Quartararo’s (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™) Manager, Eric Mahe, confirmed that they’re in talks with rival factories over…

Bol d’Or – Race Day

So it’s race day here at the Bol d’Or…its been a hot couple of days with plenty of action on and off the track. The qualifying has been run and done with Team SRC Kawasaki’s, Randy De Puniet the fastest man on track (by a French mile). De Puniet put in a scintillating 1:54:007 around…

Bol d'Or and a Beer in Germany for the trip

Bol d’Or or Bust…Part 2

Well it’s been a long haul so far but I’ve almost made it to Le Castellet, home of the Bol d’Or World Endurance Event. The Bol d’Or marks the opening round of the FIM Word Endurance Championship for 2018/2019, but she ain’t been easy to get to from Oz! It’s taken a couple of full…

Bol d’Or – Penz13.com

Bol d’Or Ushers in a new season… ‘Following a remarkable 2nd-place finish at last season’s Bol d’Or and a 3rd place at the 24 Heures Motos, Penz13 Wepol Racing has left BMW for Yamaha with the latter’s backing. The German team is entered in the Formula EWC category, but has yet to announce its rider line-up’…or…