The Movistar YAMAHA MotoGP pulls off their second consecutive one-two finish at the 5<sup>th</sup> round of the 2016 MotoGP!


The Movistar YAMAHA MotoGP pulls off their second consecutive one-two finish at the 5th round of the 2016 MotoGP!

On May 8, 2016, Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi, who race for the EXEDY-sponsored Movistar YAMAHA MotoGP team, pulled of another one-two finish at the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France, which was held at Bugatti Circuit.

Jorge Lorenzo (center) with teammate Valentino Rossi (left)

Lorenzo, who started the race from pole position, was off to a great start with a 0.4 lead after his first lap. He maintained his lead, leaving all the other racers behind and staying in first from start to finish, which ultimately led to his second victory for the season. Due to this latest win, Lorenzo now stands at the top of the rider standings.

Jorge Lorenzo

Valentino Rossi started the race in 7th, but gave hot pursuit to Lorenzo, reaching 2nd place by the middle of the race. He showcased a splendid performance, finishing the race in second and netting his team their second consecutive one-two victory.

Valentino Rossi

2016 MotoGP Calendar

RaceDateJorge Lorenzo Valentino Rossi
Rd. 1 Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar March 20th 1st 4th
Rd. 2 Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina April 3rd DNF 2nd
Rd. 3 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas April 10th 2nd DNF
Rd. 4 Gran Premio Red Bull de España April 24th 2nd 1st
Rd. 5 Monster Energy Grand Prix de France May 8th 1st 2nd
Rd. 6 Gran Premio d'Italia TIM May 22nd

Rd. 7 Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya June 5th

Rd. 8 Motul TT Assen June 26th

Rd. 9 GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland July 17th

Rd. 10 NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich August 14th

Rd. 11 HJC Helmets Grand Prix České Republiky August 21st

Rd. 12 Octo British Grand Prix September 4th

Rd. 13 Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini September 11th

Rd. 14 Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón September 25th

Rd. 15 Motul Grand Prix of Japan October 16th

Rd. 16 Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix October 23rd

Rd. 17 Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix October 30th

Rd. 18 Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana November 13th

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