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2014-02-04 12:20:49

SEPANG, Malaysia, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Providing Excitement through Our Passionate Commitment to Motorsports - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) on February 4 held the "Yamaha Motorsports Press Conference 2014" at the Sama-Sama Hotel in Sepang, Malaysia, to announce its motorsports activities including races to participate in and each team's structure. http://www.image.net/yamaha_racing_press_meeting While Yamaha Motor outlined this season's direction in MotoGP, the...

2013-06-19 08:20:53

Hertz British Grand Prix to be held at Silverstone from August 30th to September 1st LONDON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) and Dorna Sports have announced that Hertz, the world-leading general use car rental brand, is once again the title sponsor of the 2013 British MotoGP(TM). The British edition of the premier motorcycle racing world championship will be held at Silverstone from August 30(th) to September 1(st). (Photo:...

2013-04-04 04:20:05

LONDON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative eyewear brand unveils European campaign with motorsport icons Oakley today launches a pan-European integrated brand campaign featuring motorsport icons Fernando Alonso, Valentino Rossi and Sebastien Loeb. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60635-oakley-european-campaign-change-perspective The "Change Perspective" campaign rolls out across brand, media and...

2013-04-03 12:20:55

Motorcycle gear retailer offers chance to win exclusive helmet autographed by MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the words of RevZilla.com, this is "By far the sexiest moto-giveaway ever!" A leading online store for motorcycle apparel, RevZilla is gearing up to give away a helmet autographed by multiple time MotoGP World Champion, Valentino Rossi. RevZilla announced during a live webcast on April 1st that participants can enter...

2011-07-28 10:00:00

GENEVA, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cultwork is proud to announce the launch of an art collection dedicated to one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time, Valentino Rossi, winner of nine GP World Championships. Ducati are proud that Valentino has joined their official team in 2011 having not appeared on an Italian motorcycle since 1999. To celebrate Valentino joining the Ducati Team, a collection of artworks have been created by the talented Polish artist,...

2011-04-12 15:02:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorna Sports, S.L., 3FourTexasMGP, L.L.C. and Full Throttle Productions, L.P. have signed a 10-year contract to bring MotoGP to the new Circuit of the Americas beginning in 2013. The agreement includes the three categories of the Championship, the MotoGP class - the pinnacle of motorcycling, Moto2 and Moto3. The 10-year MotoGP deal is coupled with the already scheduled ten-year deal to host the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix(TM), for which...

2009-02-12 12:20:00

6-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi joins the Monster Army to help further expand the fast-growing Monster Energy brand all over the world CORONA, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi is one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet. And now people are going to associate him with one of the most recognizable energy drink brands on the planet as well, as Rossi is set to run the Monster Energy M-claw logo on the 2009 MotoGP tour. (Photo:...

2006-08-18 10:52:10

BRNO, Czech Republic (Reuters) - American Nicky Hayden and five-time champion Valentino Rossi renewed their battle for MotoGP supremacy in the opening free practice sessions at the Czech Grand Prix on Friday. Hayden is looking to pad his lead in the overall standings on the 5.4-km Masaryk Ring and showed no signs of rust from the summer break, posting a time of 1:59.387 on his Repsol Honda, the fastest in the first practice session. Rossi, who trails by 51 points with just six races...

2006-07-22 18:28:07

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Australia's Chris Vermeulen upstaged the MotoGP championship favorites by grabbing pole position for the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday. Vermeulen blitzed round the undulating 3.61km (2.24 mile) Laguna Seca circuit in one minute, 23.321 seconds, clocking the fastest time ahead of a pair of charging Americans Colin Edwards and Kenny Roberts Jr. American world championship leader Nicky Hayden, who claimed his maiden win from pole on the California circuit a year...

2006-07-21 19:36:41

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American Kenny Roberts Jr. made the most of home advantage by posting the fastest times on Friday in both free practice sessions for the U.S. MotoGP. Roberts was the only rider to dip under the one minute, 24 seconds barrier on the undulating 3.61km (2.24 mile) Laguna Seca circuit, clocking 1:23.951 in the morning session and 1:23.859 in the afternoon. Honda's American world championship leader Nicky Hayden, who claimed his maiden win on the California circuit...