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Yamaha confirms it will race at Motegi

Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha, Misano 2011Yamaha has confirmed that both Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies will be racing at the Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi.

World champion Lorenzo had voiced his concerns about attending the race over the radiation worries following the tsunami that hit the country earlier this year.

On Monday, however, the team confirmed its full attendance to the Motegi event on October 2.

Yamaha also said it will race in the team's WGP50th anniversary red and white livery for the fourth time this year.

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