Movistar Yamaha launch: Rossi: No big change but potential ‘high’. 19 Jan 2017

As he prepares for a staggering 18th season in MotoGP, Valentino Rossi has already intimated that Yamaha's new M1 has 'high potential' to challenge at the front, and feels the talents of Maverick Viñales will only aid the bike's development. Speaking at Movistar's stylish headquarters in Mad

Rossi: "Vinales immediately quick. I have to do better than him". 19 Jan 2017

The big day has arrived for Yamaha in Madrid.

2017 Yamaha M1: blue on blue (for now). 19 Jan 2017

The unveiling has finally taken place. At the Movistar HQ in Madrid, Yamaha has revealed the new livery of its M1.

MotoGP Valencia, test: Rossi: the new M1? I hope Sepang brings something new. 16 Nov 2016

Sometimes a face is worth a thousand words and Valentino's face, at the end of the two-day test at Valencia, was not the best.

Rossi: M1 2017? the frame is good, the engine's bad. 15 Nov 2016

The second fastest time set by Valentino on day one of testing at Valencia might make it look like it was the perfect day but it's not all as it seems. Rossi has waited a long time for the new M1, its debut was delayed and not all the promises have been kept.

MotoGP Valencia: Rossi: Stupid to forget Lorenzo, Ducati for 2017 title. 13 Nov 2016

Valentino Rossi isn't underestimating the challenge that former MotoGP team-mate Jorge Lorenzo will provide at Ducati next season. Lorenzo finished his Yamaha career with a dominant victory at Valencia on Sunday, ending a ten-race win drought for the M1. Rossi meanwhile experienced the

MotoGP Valencia: Rossi: We need something more. 12 Nov 2016

Valentino Rossi admits he will need to find something extra to be in a position to challenge Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez for victory at Valencia in the final MotoGP race of 2016. Rossi, who has wrapped up second place in the championship behind Marquez, qualified in third place on the fro

MotoGP Valencia: Rossi: We struggled - I'm not fast enough. 11 Nov 2016

Valentino Rossi is seeking a significant improvement on Saturday after slipping down the order in FP2 at Valencia in Spain. Rossi had started brightly as he finished second fastest in the morning session behind his Movistar Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo.

MotoGP Valencia: Rossi: Tyres, weather to thank for special year. 10 Nov 2016

Valentino Rossi says the switch to Michelin tyres this season in MotoGP coupled with changeable weather was the catalyst for a remarkable nine different race winners. There is still one race to go this weekend at Valencia in Spain and the chance of an incredible tenth winner, but regardless

Malaysia, Rossi: I needed to end the fight with Lorenzo. 30 Oct 2016

Valentino Rossi has been all about number 2 recently: second in Austalia, second in Malaysia and second in the championship. Winning is something else, but it's hard to complain about a silver medal.


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