La 100Km del Ranch.
A special Tuesday at MotoRanch VR46 16/09/14
It has been an amazing EnduRanch, fought till the last bend.
All ready for the EnduRanch.
“Today we focused on the new bike and it was a little bit more difficult than yesterday.
“The race was not so bad, especially after this morning where I had a lot of problems and wasn't...
“I wanted to try for the front row but in the end I wasn’t able to which was a pity.
“Today was not so bad, especially this afternoon.
“I made a great start but on the second lap when I arrived at turn 11
“The result is not so bad, I hoped to arrive on the front row,
“A great pity about today because there was good conditions for riding on the track.
“At the end the result was good, I’m so happy to be on the podium here at Phillip Island
“Coming back in Phillip Island with the new surface is fantastic,
“I’m happy about today, especially this afternoon as we were able to improve the settings of the...
“Today was half and half for me, for sure we improved and made another step,
“I’m very happy about today, from this morning we really improved the bike.
“For me personally, especially this afternoon, it was a good practice because we improved the...
“Third position is positive, to be on the podium is good.
“I have a good feeling and I’ve improved my pace a lot and braking ability also.
“We struggled more than we expected. In the test the track had different conditions and more grip,
“All the weekend our performance was quite good, I stayed with the top three and I raised my...
“It’s always special and a great feeling to ride here. Today was a good Friday for me,
“It’s always special and a great feeling to ride here. Today was a good Friday for me,
For me this is a special race because Misano circuit is very close to my hometown Tavullia.
“For me this result is a bit more positive than in Brno.
“I’m not so happy with the distance from Lorenzo and Marquez, they did a fantastic job but I’m...
“I enjoyed today a lot, this track is great. If you are able to ride at the limit and have a good...
“Today was better than Indy, especially because my disadvantage to the top is half.
“At the end I’m not so happy because seventh position is my worst position of the weekend and it...
“I think that we are equal at this track because Dani won last year with the Honda
“At the end the race was not so bad, especially compared with yesterday and especially the second...
“I’m disappointed because in the practice we weren’t fantastic but
“Today I had two different bikes to try and improve the feeling in braking and entering.
"The news from Moscow makes us all want to go home. Ciao Andrea."
“I’m quite happy about my position on the grid because I did quite a good lap.
“I’m quite happy with the first day,
“It's a good result, to stay on the podium is always a good result but I expected something more...
“I’m very happy, from one side not a lot because the first position was very close
“At the end it's a positive day for us, the practices were not so bad.
“Sono contento, ma non abbastanza: devo rivedere la gara due o tre volte prima di capire che ho...
“Today was something special, this is one of the best victories in my career….
“I’m happy for my speed, my pace and my performance in the practices.
“It's been a positive day for us because in the dry it was not so bad this morning,
“We wanted to try and arrive on the podium, but anyway it was quite a good race.
“We worked hard today; it’s not so bad but unfortunately we are not able to start from a better...
“I love this track; it is one of the best.
“Unfortunately in the start I had a problem with the clutch spinning and I lost two or three...
“The practices are not so bad because we have a good pace for the race which is important.
LA TARTA DEL MUGELLO 2013
“I’m happy because it's a very good practice today, starting from the beginning, staying at the...
“Unfortunately we lost a good chance to get a good result today, I think we had the potential to...
“Unfortunately today was a worse day compared to yesterday.
“Today we were good in braking because we modified the settings and we tried two different...
“At the end it has been a good test.
“Today the practices were not so bad.
“The first and second practices were not so bad.
”Jerez will be a very important race.
Austin friday free practice
Qualifying 7th 1'55.711 +0.997
FP1, FP2, FP3, warm up.
I'm quite happy for what concerne my winter's performances: I've been pretty fast in Sepang and...
“I’m so happy because at the end of today’s session we had some quite good conditions to make...
“Today's test session was very positive for us. I’m so happy, especially because we used a...
“The conditions today were very bad so we had to work on the wet.
“I’m happy, because I finished this very positive season for me and my team with a great race and...
“Getting my 50th pole position in my MotoGP career is a great achievement.
“I think that the front tyre choice will be very important.
“This race is the most difficult race for the riders but I felt good with my preparations.
“We had to try the hard front tyre and it was not so bad, but unfortunately I had some chatter...
“I’m not very happy. This morning, with the dry conditions, it went not so bad.
“I’m so happy because Phillip Island is one of the most important and most beautiful tracks of...
“We made some mistakes during qualifying.
“I was supposed to try the asymmetrical front tyres but Jorge crashed at the exact moment that we...
“From one side I’m very satisfied because the race had a high level.
“I am very happy and satisfied. Especially because I will get to start from the front row,
«Sì, è stata una giornata positiva,
Q: Valentino, how are you today?
“A difficult practice yesterday and also today as we are suffering from a lack of grip.
“Together with Yamaha and Bridgestone we decided
“I’m very happy for sure because it’s very special to win here in Misano in front of all the...
“This morning was not so bad but this afternoon we made a huge step with the setting of the bike...
“Today was a difficult day for everybody, especially in the morning.
"il gran Premio di CASA"
“I’m happy for the podium. It’s the first time here at Silverstone and usually this is a very...
“I’m a lot less worried and more satisfied about today, because
“We expected to be faster and more competitive but we are struggling a lot.
“I’m very happy about this result, because it was a difficult weekend.
“I was pushing a lot and my pace was fast but unfortunately when entering turn eleven
“This morning we rode the bike with the dry tyres and dry setting.
“I am satisfied because this is a good third place after a good battle with Jorge and Marc.
“Let’s say it could have gone a little better, but it could also have gone a little worse,
“The new lay-out of the track is good. I like it!
The rain was confusing today. Like in Assen we were unlucky with the weather.
“Fortunately I did quite a good lap with the first tyre.
“It’s a shame that I couldn’t improve on my time from this morning,
“You know, I took a risk because the conditions looked good but unfortunately one minute before...
“It’s a shame because I was competitive today and in all the practices so I thought I could fight...
“I’m just in seventh place but we are all very close.
“I’m so happy because it was a great race,
“I’m quite satisfied with this afternoon’s result because the target was to stay in the top 5 and...
“It's a shame because the track is fantastic but it’s very difficult to ride,
“Today was a great day for all the people and for MotoGP.
“We made a big mistake in the qualifying, we decided to change the front tyre at the same time as...
“This morning the start was good for me.
“For sure I’m very happy about the race and the result.
“I’m quite happy, especially after yesterday which was a big disaster.
“I’m not happy about today, especially this afternoon.
“I’m very happy because Jerez is one of my favourite circuits and race weekends,
“I wanted to try for the front row but I knew it would be very difficult.
“We tried a different chassis today especially for the braking stability and the first impression...
“I had the potential and the pace to end on the podium and especially to fight with the three...
“I am happy about today, it was a good practice.
“A difficult day here in Argentina at the new track.
“We destroyed the front tyre completely on the right side. I had the same problem during the...
“I am happy about today’s qualifying, especially because from this morning
“I’m quite satisfied about today because I already have a good feeling with the bike.
Qatar Sunday second
Qatar free practice
Qatar, free practice nr1
Valentino Rossi and his men open their doors to young two-wheels talents. An Italian academy for...
Day 3 in Sepang;
Second day in Sepang 2 test;
End of day one in Sepang.
End of day third in Sepang;
End of day second in Sepang.
End of day one in Sepang.
"It’s always great to come to Indonesia.
We built this season from the first race and it was a great season,
I'm OK, this is the most important thing.
When I‘m riding I‘m more relaxed and I‘m quite happy about these two first practices,
Marquez knows it wasn‘t red mist that caused the incident.
It‘s just the practice, so nothing is done, but it‘s a very important first row.
This morning we had a good pace and in the afternoon we worked well until the last time we exited...
Today the results could have been better, but this is OK too.
Starting from third row is always difficult and we expected a little bit more.
The feeling was not so bad, especially my pace this afternoon was quite good and also with a used...
Physically it wasn‘t so bad, but mentally it was very hard to always keep the concentration,
We hoped to get the pole, but it didn‘t happen.
This morning was not so bad and also in the afternoon I felt quite good with the harder tyre.
I try everything, I give the maximum, because for sure it is important to arrive second and lose...
Today was a bit more difficult, especially in the afternoon, the morning was not so bad.
We did a test last month at Aragón, because it‘s our test track.
It‘s true that the championship is a lot more important that winning this race,
It was difficult at the end of the session, because there was a lot of traffic,
Misano is always special and already today there was a great atmosphere.
I‘m very happy and proud of this victory,
Reclaiming the lead in the championship is the target,
This morning wasn‘t so bad, but we had some more problems this afternoon because we tried to...
This weekend Jorge always rode very fast, but at the same time I had hoped to be closer and that...
I think a first row start is going to be very important because Jorge and Marc
"Unfortunately Pedrosa had a problem with his bike and it lost some oil and I crashed. This...
At one moment Jorge was in front and I was fourth so I would have lost twelve points.
Yesterday I was very slow and a bit worried, and we didn‘t start with a good base setting.
It was a difficult Friday, because I wasn‘t strong or fast enough, already starting from this...
First of all, the podium is always good, but you always want to arrive better than third.
"I wanted to try to start tomorrow‘s race more in front, because our potential today wasn‘t so...
"Today wasn‘t so bad because we started quite strong this morning.
I pushed, and I don‘t want to say I did a perfect race, but close.
Assen is always special for me, because I have great memories here.
It has been a good Thursday. I‘m happy because we worked well during
Throughout my career I always thought that when you take 20 points,
I‘m quite satisfied with the set-up and the turn of events of today.
It wasn‘t a bad start. At the end of the practice we found a better setting and balance of the...
Mugello was very busy, because I am very competitive and all the Italian
Just like previous races this season, here in Mugello the level,
We started the afternoon practice well.
I‘m happy but we struggled too much to find the right setting in the practice, so we decided to...
I had hoped to stay a bit more at the front, on the second row, but we were unlucky.
We worked with the tyres and got some good information.
It was a difficult weekend.
This qualifying was not so bad, because we improved one position in the last stint.
It was a difficult practice, especially this afternoon. I think I could have gotten a better...
“It's a great victory, we made the right decision and started with the extra hard tyre.
"I am very upset for the qualifying because I feel I could do better.
“In the second practice the condition of the track improved a lot and already the lap time is...
“I‘m happy about the weekend,
“I‘m happy because the second row was my target and I think that with a better lap I could have...
“Oggi le condizioni sono state molto diverse: le FP1 completamente sul bagnato, ed è stato...
“In the last three seasons I always rode solid races and arrived on the podium
“I hoped to achieve a better position on the grid, but it‘s not so bad.
“I am satisfied about today because the minimum target that I set for myself was to be inside the...
“It was quite difficult because I wasn‘t fast enough and I‘m just in the ninth position.
"It was a real shame not to be able to ride at the last day of testing.
It was a difficult day for me,
At the end today it was not so bad.
“At the end it has been a positive test.
“We did a lot of testing today. We tried some forks and especially concentrated on rear grip
“Everybody in our team was curious about the updated gearbox and the first impression is quite...
“Today I’m more satisfied.
“Today was more difficult for us.
Sepang test 1, day1.
Movistar Yamaha M1 2015.
I was pushing from the beginning to the end and the first half of the race wasn‘t so bad because
At this track Jorge and Marc are very strong and I‘m very happy about this front row because...
We had a small problem in the bike but it‘s OK.
My main target for today was to arrive in front of Jorge for second place in the championship,
It was a difficult session and completely different from normal.
This morning we were able to ride in the full dry,
This morning we discovered that we had a good pace in good conditions and step by step I came...
It was a very strange day when it comes to the conditions,
The conditions were very difficult today.
First of all, I would like to say that I‘m OK, fortunately no problems.
It‘s my third pole position of the year. I‘m very happy because this year in qualifying I‘m...
It was a mixed day, because this morning wasn‘t so bad and I was quite fast,
We started with a different setting and we tried to be stronger towards the end of the race,
It was a difficult day. The start was the worst because I made a mistake on cold tyres and I...
In both practice sessions, in the morning and the afternoon,
I tried the maximum to race against Marquez.
It was a difficult qualifying as always.
We started very well this morning.
For the championship these are just three points but
When we have these conditions it‘s always difficult,
These were difficult conditions, but we were lucky because
At the beginning I was desperate because I thought we made a mistake,
It‘s a shame for me because I have a better potential and could‘ve arrived on the front row...
The first feeling was not so bad: this morning and also this afternoon I was quite fast,
In the end it was a good race because the margin to our rivals in front was not very big.
I tried to push where my bike is very good, in the last sector and T3,
There was a big difference compared to the test, with a lot lower temperatures out on the track.
It‘s a great shame for us, because I was competitive on the
I was lucky to stay on the first row, because unfortunately
This was a difficult day for all the Yamaha riders,
It‘s a great shame considering our great level of speed and competitiveness this weekend with
I stopped at the pit box four minutes before the end of the session,
It was a good day and I‘m quite satisfied.
I think it was a perfect Sunday, because this morning we improved the setting
In the end, the qualifying was not so bad. Unfortunately I wasn‘t able to make the perfect lap,
It‘s a great shame, because it‘s always a pity when you have a problem with the bike in the race,
I‘m very, very happy because it has been a long time since I last had pole here in Mugello,
It‘s always difficult here. Mugello is one of the best tracks but it‘s very demanding and scary,
I started quite badly from the third row so at the beginning it was very complicated.
Unfortunately I made a lot of mistakes because we had different strategies that didn‘t work and I...
We tried a lot of different things for the setting because this morning I wasn‘t fast enough,
I think that this was the perfect weekend. We started to go faster from Friday morning and we...
We worked a lot because last year we struggled during qualifying.
I‘m very happy to be back in Europe, because here the track is fantastic and
It's a shame because at the start unfortunately I burnt the clutch.
This result is crucial for the race tomorrow and it‘s also a good result for the work that we‘ve...
The second session was not so bad. I was quite fast from the beginning and we tried something on...
I was very happy to do the second part of the race because
'Last year in Qatar and also here in Argentina the qualifying was bad,
Difficult day for everybody because these were challenging conditions.
At the end it was a great race, the pace was very fast from the beginning to the end,
I‘m quite satisfied, because it‘s important that we start from the top5 and we are fifth.
Today was a bit more difficult, especially in Free Practice 2.
The first practice was positive. I‘m quite satisfied, it was a strong way to start the season,
In the end I‘m quite happy. Unfortunately I had another crash in the same corner,
The second day was OK,
I started in a bad way, because after ten corners I crashed.
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Unfortunately also today the conditions were not fantastic.
We‘re lucky and happy, because the summer arrived today and we could work on the bikes and...
It’s very positive to come here to Phillip Island, because we have a lot of different things to...
I‘m happy about the test and about today because, first of all,
I‘m quite happy, it was a good day.
The gap to Lorenzo is too big, but it's also true that he was stronger than everybody else,
The position, unfortunately, was quite bad.
This morning we started well, because with the full wet session,
I'm in some pain, but it's not a big problem.
I‘m quite proud, because a week ago I didn‘t know
I think we did a great job after sustaining the injury.
I‘m quite happy, because
I’m satisfied because it was a great race for me.
I always lose a bit in the final section,
It was a good day, because first of all we had fantastic unbelievable
Today the problems started after ten or twelve laps.
It was a good Saturday,
It wasn't a very good day, we had some problems,
It is always difficult in these conditions in a flag-to-flag.
Today I tried to brake later and open the throttle early.
It was a difficult day, but I had some good feelings.
It was a difficult weekend, because we suffered a lot,
It‘s been a difficult weekend so far. It happened a lot of times this year:
It was a difficult day, because I was slow in all the conditions.
I’m so happy, and for different reasons, because it’s a very important victory for the...
This day was tough, as always in Assen,
I was really sad today, because I won here last year and also it is one of my favourite tracks.
We had some good ideas for today,
For us it was a problem, because we didn‘t come here for the test.
I knew that today‘s race would be more difficult than usual for me.
Today's sessions were very important to get an understanding of my condition.
It was a great shame, because for my team it was the best weekend of the season,
I‘m so happy, because today was the first practice in the dry,
For sure it's more difficult in these conditions,
It was a very difficult race after a difficult weekend.
I think today wasn‘t so bad, because
The conditions were quite wet today.
It was a great surprise for me and for the team because we were struggling very much with the new...
It was difficult because it looked like Maverick and Marquez had a better pace,
On this track the winglets can help.
My mechanic, Brent, said to me on the grid “It’s the 350th,
This is p7, it‘s nothing fantastic because in the wet I wasn‘t able to go fast likeI was last...
We hoped to have a good feeling,
My secret is my team, it‘s Yamaha. We never give up and we always keep up our concentration.
Day1 7th 1'55.679 +0.860 Day2 2nd 1:54.732 +0.277 Day3 11th 1'55.185 +0.855
Today we worked a lot on the pace for the second half of the race,
I'm quite happy, it was a good test, because my lap times were OK and 1'59.589