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

Race Date Lorenzo Rossi
Round 1 Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar March 20th 1st 4th
Round 2 Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina April 3rd DNF 2nd
Round 3 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas April 10th 2nd DNF
Round 4 Gran Premio Red Bull de España April 24th 2nd 1st
Round 5 Monster Energy Grand Prix de France May 8th 1st 2nd
Round 6 Gran Premio d'Italia TIM May 22nd    
Round 7 Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya June 5th    
Round 8 Motul TT Assen June 26th    
Round 9 GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland July 17th    
Round 10 NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich August 14th    
Round 11 HJC Helmets Grand Prix České Republiky August 21st    
Round 12 Octo British Grand Prix September 4th    
Round 13 Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini September 11th    
Round 14 Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón September 25th    
Round 15 Motul Grand Prix of Japan October 16th    
Round 16 Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix October 23rd    
Round 17 Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix October 30th    
Round 18 Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana November 13th    

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