Jorge Lorenzo of the EXEDY-sponsored Movistar YAMAHA MotoGP team places first at the 18<sup>th</sup> round of the 2015 MotoGP, securing his position as series champion!

11/17/2015

Jorge Lorenzo of the EXEDY-sponsored Movistar YAMAHA MotoGP team places first at the 18th round of the 2015 MotoGP, securing his position as series champion!

Jorge Lorenzo, who races for the EXEDY-sponsored Movistar YAMAHA MotoGP team, placed first at the final round of the 2015 MotoGP season, which was held on November 8 in Valencia, Spain. With this victory, Lorenzo secured his position as series champion. His teammate, Valentino Rossi, placed second overall after finishing the round in fourth place.


Jorge Lorenzo

Lorenzo, who started the race with a pole position of first, showcased consistent driving throughout the race. He was dogged by the second and third place racers, and although they slowly closed the gap between them as the race progressed, Lorenzo maintained his position from start to finish. He crossed the finish line with a time difference of 0.263 s between him and the second-place racer.


Jorge Lorenzo holding the championship trophy

Rossi was not to be overshadowed, and displayed a brilliant race performance that saw him rocket from a pole position of 26th to 15th during the first lap. By the end of the third, he had made his way up to 9th, ultimately finishing the race in fourth. He was only five points short of being named series champion.

MotoGP 2015 Race Calendar

RaceDateRossiLorenzo
Round 1 Qatar Motorcycle Grand Prix March 29th 1st 4th
Round 2 Grand Prix of the Americas April 12th 3rd 4th
Round 3 Argentine Motorcycle Grand Prix April 19th 1st 5th
Round 4 Spanish Motorcycle Grand Prix May 3rd 2nd 1st
Round 5 Grand Prix Monster Energy de France May 17th 2nd 1st
Round 6 Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix May 31st 3rd 1st
Round 7 Catalan Motorcycle Grand Prix June 14th 2nd 1st
Round 8 Dutch TT (Tourist Trophy) June 27th 1st 3rd
Round 9 German Motorcycle Grand Prix July 12th 3rd 4th
Round 10 Indianapolis Grand Prix August 9th 3rd 2nd
Round 11 Czech Republic Motorcycle Grand Prix August 16th 3rd 1st
Round 12 British Motorcycle Grand Prix August 30th 1st 4th
Round 13 San Marino and Rimini Coast's Motorcycle Grand Prix September 13th 5th DNF
Round 14 Aragon Motorcycle Grand Prix September 27th 3rd 1st
Round 15 Japanese Motorcycle Grand Prix October 11th 2nd 3rd
Round 16 Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix October 18th 4th 2nd
Round 17 Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix October 25th 3rd 2nd
Round 18 Valencian Community Motorcycle Grand Prix November 8th 4th 1st

For more details, please check out Movistar YAMAHA MotoGP's official website:

http://www.yamahamotogp.com


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