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Yamaha have continued success in MotoGP

Having won all three races so far this season, Yamaha is now on the brink of equaling Honda as the most successful manufacturer of the four-stroke MotoGP era, in terms of wins.

Jorge Lorenzo's victory last time out at Le Mans was the 54th for Yamaha since the introduction of the four-stroke MotoGP class in 2002. Heading into this weekend's Italian Grand Prix, Honda has 55 victories during the same period.

The year-by-year wins for each factory MotoGP manufacturer are shown below, and illustrate how the balance of power has changed...

2010 race wins: Yamaha 3, Honda 0, Ducati 0, Suzuki 0
2009 race wins: Yamaha 10, Ducati 4, Honda 3, Suzuki 0, Kawasaki 0
2008 race wins: Yamaha 10, Ducati 6, Honda 2, Suzuki 0, Kawasaki 0
2007 race wins: Ducati 11, Yamaha 4, Honda 2, Suzuki 1, Kawasaki 0
2006 race wins: Honda 8, Yamaha 5, Ducati 4, Suzuki 0, Kawasaki 0
2005 race wins: Yamaha 11, Honda 4, Ducati 2, Kawasaki 0, Suzuki 0
2004 race wins: Yamaha 9, Honda 7, Ducati 0, Kawasaki 0, Suzuki 0, Aprilia 0
2003 race wins: Honda 15, Ducati 1, Yamaha 0, Aprilia 0, Suzuki 0, Kawasaki 0
2002 race wins: Honda 14, Yamaha 2, Suzuki 0, Aprilia 0, Kawasaki 0

Total race wins since start of 2002:
Honda: 55
Yamaha: 54
Ducati: 28
Suzuki: 1
Kawasaki: 0
Aprilia: 0



Tagged as: Jorge Lorenzo , Suzuki , Ducati , Yamaha , Honda

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