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Yamaha's 2020 MotoGP bike has been designed to make it easier to battle in the pack, says the Iwata marque's group leader Takahiro Sumi.
The reference rider among Yamaha’s MotoGP contingent is Maverick Vinales rather than Fabio Quartararo, according to Vinales’ crew chief Esteban Garcia.
Watch Lewis Hamilton ride Valentino Rossi’s 2019 Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1 on a hot lap of the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia.
Mercedes’ six-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton and Yamaha’s MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi swapped machines recently in a much-anticipated test. Check out this video of what happened.
Yamaha Racing’s managing director Lin Jarvis says Lewis Hamilton “did himself proud” on his test on Valentino Rossi’s 2019 Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1 at Valencia this week.
Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis says he would be happy for Maverick Vinales to remain part of the manufacturer's line-up "for 2021 and beyond".
Valentino Rossi insists that Yamaha “needs more” from its MotoGP engine after sampling the latest motor this week during Jerez post-season testing.
Maverick Vinales opened up the final MotoGP post-season test of 2019 at Jerez fastest in a session which was red-flagged three times, as Marc Marquez also crashed in the afternoon.
Valentino Rossi says Yamaha still has "a long way" to go to match its MotoGP rivals' top speed, despite positive initial impressions from the 2020 prototype engine.
Maverick Vinales says a lack of grip from the off meant he “never got a chance to be fast” in the MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix finale on Sunday.
Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has lamented a "wrong" Valencia qualifying strategy that left him mired in traffic and consigned him to a lowly 12th on the grid.
Valentino Rossi believes MotoGP’s current crop of top riders have done a better job at adapting their riding style to the demands of modern grand prix racing.
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.
Valentino Rossi said Yamaha's straightline speed deficit cost him a lot during MotoGP's Australian Grand Prix and was a big reason for why he finished only eighth.
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.