Maverick Viñales1995-01-12 (age 24)
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Maverick Vinales says his improved form in the second half of the 2019 MotoGP season is down to avoiding new parts and focusing on extracting the “maximum” from his Yamaha.
Valentino Rossi admits his current worst season as a Yamaha MotoGP rider is only “a little bit better” than his two difficult seasons with Ducati.
Maverick Vinales said that he was not going to settle for second place in MotoGP's Australian Grand Prix and that he would have rather crashed - which he ended up doing.
Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales topped third practice for the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, as heavy wind at Phillip Island restricted track running to a bare minimum.
Andrea Dovizioso says he was "taking too many risks" and "braking like a stupid rider" when he was chasing after Fabio Quartararo at the end of the Motegi MotoGP race.
Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says his 2019 MotoGP season is "already much more positive" than last year, despite another early exit from championship contention.
Suzuki's Alex Rins topped a damp third MotoGP practice at Aragon, having been one of only three riders to use slick tyres during the session.
Valentino Rossi says he was "surprised" that all four Yamaha MotoGP riders ended Friday practice at Misano strongly, despite them using several different configurations.
Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says he was "in shock" at being able to maintain his pace in the closing stages of the British Grand Prix and close in on the leading two riders.
Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says he fears his two strong results at Assen and the Sachsenring were merely "lucky" after struggling to a lowly 10th-place finish in Sunday's Czech Grand Prix.
Yamaha MotoGP riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales say they are not prepared to write off the rest of the 2019 season, despite plans to test a 2020 prototype at Brno on Monday.
Cal Crutchlow is convinced he would have passed MotoGP rival Maverick Vinales in their late German Grand Prix battle if a place on the podium had been at stake.
Five MotoGP riders including Valentino Rossi were called in by MotoGP race direction after an incident at the end of FP2, in which Maverick Vinales and Jack Miller were impeded.
Maverick Vinales admitted that "a lot of pressure went out" after he crossed the finish line first in MotoGP's Dutch TT and scored Yamaha's first win of 2019.
Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says Jorge Lorenzo going unpunished for his multi-rider crash in the Catalan Grand Prix will “open the window” for identical incidents to happen.
Maverick Vinales criticised Jorge Lorenzo for causing a four-bike crash in MotoGP's Catalan GP, saying the Honda rider tends to make "rookie mistakes" and that he was needlessly aggressive.
Maverick Vinales has been penalised for impeding fellow Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo in qualifying for the Catalan Grand Prix.