Tag Archives: Yamaha Corporation

Crutchlow expecting an emotional weekend


Cal Crutchlow will leave Tech3 following this Sunday’s Valencia Grand Prix with the Englishman due to test for Ducati from Monday onwards. Crutchlow, a former World Supersport champion, came to MotoGP with Tech3 in 2011 and has spent the last … Continue reading

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Stronger power map leaves Crutchlow spinning it up


Having struggled for engine power in recent races Cal Crutchlow actually had an issue with too much power at Sepang with the Tech3 consistently spinning its rear tyre on corner exits. The Englishman fought throughout the race with Alvaro Bautista … Continue reading

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Top speed and arm injury hampering Crutchlow


Cal Crutchlow was the fastest Yamaha at Sepang after the opening day’s practice for Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix but the Englishman continues to be hamstrung on the straights where he is losing the vast majority of his lap time. Speaking … Continue reading

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Crutchlow “gets the finger out” but only aiming for top eight finish


Cal Crutchlow has struggled all weekend at Misano with the Englishman having to take part in Q1 due to his lack of pace in practice ahead of the San Marino Grand Prix. Speaking afterwards Crutchlow admitted that it was “embarrassing” … Continue reading

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Smith looking to learn from other Yamaha riders


Bradley Smith was pleased with his efforts in qualifying at Laguna Seca with the Englishman saying after the session that he got the maximum from his Tech3 Yamaha around the Californian track. The Englishman will start from ninth position for … Continue reading

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PBM look to keep Laverty for 2014


Michael Laverty’s future in MotoGP looks set to be confirmed in the coming weeks with Paul Bid Motorsport rider set to remain with the team in 2014. The Ulsterman has shown a lot of promise in his rookie campaign as … Continue reading

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Crutchlow and Espargaro joke about 2014 plans


The pole position press conference at the Catalan Grand Prix had a light hearted moment when Cal Crutchlow and Pol Espargaro were asked to discuss the rumours linking Espargaro with a move to Tech3. The pair, sitted next to one … Continue reading

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