MOTOGP: Lorenzo Smashes Misano Circuit Record; Tops Friday’s San Marino Grand Prix Practice

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MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy – official series release — MotoGP photo — Jorge Lorenzo utilized winglets on his Yamaha M1 and set the fastest lap ever by a motorcycle around Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli during MotoGP practice on Friday. For the fourth race in a row it was Movistar Yamaha’s Lorenzo and Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez who filled the top two …

F1: Hamilton Claims Italian Grand Prix Victory; Rosberg’s Title Hopes Go Up in Flames

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MONZA, Italy – official series release — Bryn Lennon/Getty Images Europe photo — Lewis Hamilton eased to victory in Sunday’s Formula One Italian Grand Prix, and in the process further paved his path to a second-straight Formula One World Championship. Hamilton beat Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, with Felipe Massa finishing third for Williams while Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg forced to retire while running …

MOTOGP: Iannone Claims First Career MotoGP Pole; Marquez to Start 13th in Italy

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MUGELLO, Italy – official series release — Ducati photo — It was a day of contrasts at the Italian Grand Prix as Ducati Team’s Andrea Iannone set the Italian fans at the Autodromo del Mugello ablaze with excitement — claiming his first career MotoGP pole position in near perfect conditions. Countering that height of emotion was drama involving reigning MotoGP …

F1: Hamilton Unshaken By Slow Start; Overtakes Rosberg for Italian Grand Prix Victory

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MONZA, Italy – official release — Steve Etherington photo — Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton fought back from a poor start to claim victory in the Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Monza on Sunday, beating championship leader and teammate Nico Rosberg to score his sixth win of the season. Rosberg, who lost the lead after out-braking himself at the first chicane …

F1: Hamilton Back on Top with Italian Grand Prix Pole

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MONZA, Italy – official release — Mercedes photo — Lewis Hamilton captured his first pole position in eight Grands Prix with a storming performance at Autodromo Nazionale Monza on Saturday afternoon, eclipsing Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for the top spot. The Williams duo of Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa locked out the second row, while a last-gasp flyer from Kevin Magnussen …

F1: Rosberg Quick in Italy; Paces Monza Practice Ahead of Teammate Hamilton

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MONZA, Italy – official release — Mercedes photo — Nico Rosberg led Lewis Hamilton by 0.061 seconds for a Mercedes one-two in Friday’s second practice for Sunday’s Formula One Italian Grand Prix. The German had an uneventful practice, but the same couldn’t be said for Hamilton. He faced an electrical problem which prevented the power unit in his car from firing up, and left him …

MOTOGP: Marquez Snags Sixth Straight by Outlasting Lorenzo in Italy

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MUGELLO, Italy – official release — MotoGP photo — An intense duel between Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo saw the defending MotoGP champion come out on top at the Mugello Circuit as Marquez earned his sixth-straight victory. The two Spaniards put on a great show in front of the Italian crowd, battling for the lead for several laps, only for …

MOTOGP: Marc Marquez Scores Mugello Pole

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MUGELLO, Italy – official release — MotoGP photo — Another race, another pole for MotoGP star Marc Marquez. A 1:47.270 lap gave Marquez his sixth consecutive pole this year and his seventh successive top grid spot including Valencia last year, as his perfect form continued. Andrea Iannone (Pramac Racing) and Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) will join Marquez on the …