Movistar YAMAHA’s J. Lorenzo grabbed his fourth win in the final race of the 2016 MotoGP season
On November 13, 2016 (Sunday) in Valencia, Spain, with our support, Jorge Lorenzo of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP took his first victory in 12 races since the Italian Grand Prix. It’s his fourth win this season.
Lorenzo started from pole position and was never passed during the entire race. In the fifth lap he improved the course record and kept a steady pace from there, resulting in a superb victory.
J. Lorenzo after his race.
In the rider’s overall ranking Valentino Rossi finished in second place, while J. Lorenzo takes third. Movistar Yamaha MotoGP win the manufacturers’ championship.
2016 MotoGP Calendar>
|Race||Date||Jorge 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||1st||DNF|
|Rd. 7||Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya||June 5th||DNF||1st|
|Rd. 8||Motul TT Assen||June 26th||10th||DNF|
|Rd. 9||GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland||July 17th||15th||8th|
|Rd. 10||NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich||August 14th||3rd||4th|
|Rd. 11||HJC Helmets Grand Prix České Republiky||August 21st||17th||2nd|
|Rd. 12||Octo British Grand Prix||September 4th||8th||3rd|
|Rd. 13||Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini||September 11th||3rd||2nd|
|Rd. 14||Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón||September 25th||2nd||3rd|
|Rd. 15||Motul Grand Prix of Japan||October 16th||DNF||DNF|
|Rd. 16||Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix||October 23rd||6th||2nd|
|Rd. 17||Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix||October 30th||3rd||2nd|
|Rd. 18||Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana||November 13th||1st||4th|
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