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Yamaha Motor Company
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Valentino Rossi
(Auto racing)
Andrea Dovizioso
(Auto racing)
Dani Pedrosa
(Auto racing)
Ducati Corse
(Auto racing)
Honda
(Automobiles)
Ducati
(Automobiles)
 

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Jorge Lorenzo

Knowledge Identifier: +Jorge_Lorenzo

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Jorge Lorenzo

Spanish professional motorcycle road racer add

Category: Auto racing

Born in 1987.

Countries: (24%), China (15%), Qatar (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Yamaha Motor Company, Valentino Rossi, Andrea Dovizioso

Linked to: Yamaha Motor Racing, Yamaha Motor Company, Derbi, Aprilia

 

Timeline


 

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Jorge Lorenzo was born in 1987 add something


2002

Lorenzo made his championship debut on his fifteenth birthday, on the second qualifying day for the 2002 125cc Spanish Grand Prix, after having to miss Friday practice as he was not old enough to race add something


2005

He was penalised by suspending him from taking part in Malaysia in 2005 add something

 

Simoncelli retorted by reminding Lorenzo of his race suspension after he was overly aggressive while overtaking a rider in 2005, which included last lap clashing of fairings with Pedrosa and moments later taking Alex de Angelis down add something


2006

Aprilia - In 2006 and 2007, they dominated the 250 class of MotoGP, partly due to the ability of Jorge Lorenzo, partly to the excellent quality of the 250 motorcycle


2007

His nine pole positions led to nine victories in 2007, and all his 2006 poles bar Motegi led to victories in 2006 add something


2008

By this stage of the Championship, Lorenzo was in joint first place with Pedrosa, but on May 1, 2008 Lorenzo was thrown from his bike during practice for the MotoGP Grand Prix of China add something

 

Yamaha Motor Racing - For 2008, Yamaha had a unique line-up with Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo

 

Valentino Rossi - In 2008, Jorge Lorenzo joined Rossi in the factory Yamaha Motor Racing team, which started a new rivalry


2009

In 2009, Lorenzo stayed with Yamaha add something

 

On 25 August 2009, Lorenzo ended speculation surrounding a possible move to Honda or Ducati by signing a contract to race with Yamaha in the 2010 MotoGP Championship add something

 

Valentino Rossi - The 2009 season saw Rossi win six races to win his ninth championship title, beating his team-mate Jorge Lorenzo into second place by 45 points


2010

Lorenzo has become known for his celebration antics, which became more frequent over the 2010 season add something

 

In January 2010, Lorenzo got involved with the Oxfam international confederation's efforts in assisting support for the victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake add something

 

Dani Pedrosa - Pedrosa won four races in 2010 and finished second in the championship standings behind Jorge Lorenzo

 

Ben Spies - Spies moved to the factory Yamaha Motor Racing Team alongside 2010 champion Jorge Lorenzo in


2011

In 2011, Lorenzo was seen arguing with fellow rider Marco Simoncelli, who was under fire from Lorenzo for his dangerous riding add something

 

Benito Guerra, Jr. - In the Nations Cup race Guerra beats Jorge Lorenzo and the ROC Champion of Champions of 2011, Sébastien Ogier but is defeated by Andy Priaulx, due to a penalty

 

Katsuyuki Nakasuga - Nakasuga made his Grand Prix debut in the premier class at the Valencia circuit at the final race of the 2011 season as a replacement for the injured Jorge Lorenzo, finishing a creditable sixth place


2012

Ahead of the British Grand Prix, Lorenzo signed a new two-year contract with Yamaha, keeping him with the team until the end of the 2014 season add something


2013

Valentino Rossi - However, rain prevented him from posting an accurate lap time, until he next tested the 2013 machine between the 5th and 7 February 2013, in Sepang, where he posted a 3rd fastest time of 2:00,542 out of 28 riders, clocking 0,442 seconds from pace setter Dani Pedrosa; and just 0,113 seconds off his Factory Yamaha team mate Jorge Lorenzo


2014

Lorenzo followed that victory up with a victory in the next race at Motegi, having won at the circuit in 2009 and 2013 add something

 

Lorenzo started the 2014 season slowly, crashing out in Qatar and a tenth place finish in Austin, having jumped the start add something

 

Valentino Rossi - Later that day, it was announced that Rossi would rejoin the Yamaha factory team until the end of the 2014 season, partnering Jorge Lorenzo


2015

Lorenzo started the 2015 season by taking fourth place finishes in Qatar and Austin add something

 

In September 2015, China based Zopo Mobile released the Zopo Speed 7 GP smartphone, endorsed by Lorenzo add something

 

Zopo Mobile - That device would become the Speed 7 GP, and was made available in early November 2015, just some days after Jorge Lorenzo won the 2015 MotoGP season


2016

Lorenzo started the 2016 by winning from pole position in Qatar add something


2017

In 2017 season, Lorenzo switched team from Yamaha to Ducati add something

 

Andrea Dovizioso - Around this time it was announced that Jorge Lorenzo would be joining Ducati for 2017


2018

On 6 June 2018, it was announced that Lorenzo will join Honda on a two year deal, replacing retiring compatriot Dani Pedrosa add something

 

Tissot - As of 2018, brand ambassadors include Tony Parker, Liu Yi Fei, Virat Kohli, Deepika Padukone, Huang Xiaoming, Jorge Lorenzo, Thomas Luethi, Marc Márquez


2019

Ducati Corse - In 2019, after a long suffering, Jorge Lorenzo's 2-year contract with Ducati ended; he moved to Honda with Marc Márquez, while Dovizioso remained