Movistar Yamaha clinches 2015 MotoGP Team World Championship title with four races still to go

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Movistar Yamaha wins 2015 MotoGP Team Championship

There might be a tough battle going on between Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo for the MotoGP World Champion title but team Movistar Yamaha has already triumphed the 2015 MotoGP Team World Championship title, nearly half a decade after claiming its previous title.

The team has won 10 of the 14 races so far this season with Lorenzo having six victories to his name while Rossi having four. While the MotoGP Team World Championship has been grabbed by Movistar Yamaha, there is a tough competition between two Movistar Yamaha riders with Rossi leading Lorenzo by just 14 points.

Jorge Lorenzo’s 60th GP victory and Valentino Rossi’s 209th premier class podium ensured that the Movistar Yamaha team got their hands on the Team World Championship. With this title Movistar Yamaha have brought an end to the dominance of the Repsol Honda team who have won Team World Championship for the last four seasons.

Speaking about Movistar Yamaha winning the MotoGP Team Championship, the top contender of World MotoGP Championsip Valentino Rossi said, “The Team World Title is a great achievement for everybody, because all the team, all the engineers were able to improve the M1 and gave us a great bike.”

“We did a great step compared to last year and compared to Honda also, especially. It is also a great achievement for the riders, because we always care about this and this year me and Jorge were able to win a lot of points and arrived in front a lot of the time. So everybody in the team is very happy,” Rossi further added.

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