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Sun 04 Dec 2005
Hamilton on top in Paul Ricard rainy test day
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Hamilton on top in Paul Ricard rainy test day

The rain put an early stop Friday on day two of the final test session of the year that the GP2 series ran at the Paul Ricard circuit with Lewis Hamilton taking the fastest lap time in the car of the champion team ART Grand Prix. Hamilton, ...

Piquet in front on day one at Paul Ricard
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Piquet in front on day one at Paul Ricard

Brazilian driver Nelson A. Piquet came up with the fastest lap time on day one of the final test session of the GP2 series at the French circuit of Paul Ricard after José María López lost all his times when his car was found to be underweight...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Rossi on top in Sepang day two testing

Rossi on top in Sepang day two testing

The FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) testing continued on Tuesday at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia as the teams and riders prepare for next season. The current champion Valentino Rossi set the fastest lap time of the journey...

Melandri tops Sepang tests, Ducati at Jerez

Melandri tops Sepang tests, Ducati at Jerez

Just three weeks after the 2005 season closed in Valencia, the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) has returned to action at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia for three days of testing. Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and Kawasaki are at ...

Fri 25 Nov 2005
Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006Headline

Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006

The Honda Racing Competition has confirmed today Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa as their two riders for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) 2006 season in the factory Repsol Honda Team. Nicky Hayden. Photo by...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Ducati, the next challenge for Gibernau

Ducati, the next challenge for Gibernau

Spaniard rider Sete Gibernau will switch from the Honda Movistar team to Ducati Marlboro in MotoGP competition next year the Italian team announced on Monday. "I'm delighted to welcome Sete. We think Sete is one of the strongest guys in MotoGP.

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Melandri rides to first victory in IstanbulHeadline

Melandri rides to first victory in Istanbul

Marco Melandri today scored his maiden MotoGP victory, as he took first place in the Grand Prix of Turkey, held at Istanbul Park Circuit. 2005 champion Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden completed the podium. Marco Melandri leads the ...

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Honda riders earn front row in IstanbulHeadline

Honda riders earn front row in Istanbul

The Movistar Honda riders came up today with a 1-2 in the qualifying session at the Istanbul Park Circuit for this weekend's first MotoGP Grand Prix of Turkey. Sete Gibernau took the pole position, leaving behind, by just one tenth of a second,...

Sun 16 Oct 2005
Hayden on pole for Australian GP

Hayden on pole for Australian GP

Nicky Hayden today claimed his third MotoGP pole in the qualifying session for the Poloni Australian Grand Prix. The 15th round of the MotoGP championship will take place tomorrow on the Phillip Island circuit. Current World Champion, Valentino...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Rosberg closes the season in fine style in Bahrain
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Rosberg closes the season in fine style in Bahrain

As the true champion that he is -- since yesterday -- Nico Rosberg became today in the first-ever driver to win both GP2 races of the weekend, as he swept his rivals in the sprint competition on the Bahrain International Circuit. "This is just a...

Rossi takes the victory in QatarHeadline

Rossi takes the victory in Qatar

The seven-time World Champion, Valentino Rossi, came up today with his tenth victory of the season as the MotoGP tour disputed the 14th round at the Losail International Circuit for the Qatar Grand Prix. Marco Melandri, with Movistar Honda, and ...

Sat 01 Oct 2005
Capirossi rides to the Qatar pole

Capirossi rides to the Qatar pole

Ducati driver Loris Capirossi claimed the pole today in Losail International Circuit for the Grand Prix of Qatar, the 14th round of Moto GP. The Italian rider had a close qualifying session with Sete Gibernau to claim his third consecutive pole.

Fri 30 Sep 2005
Rosberg snares inaugural championship in BahrainHeadline
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Rosberg snares inaugural championship in Bahrain

Nico Rosberg snared the first GP2 Series drivers' championship with the win in the first race at Bahrain International Circuit on Thursday, September 29, 2005. A remarkable accomplishment for the young Finnish-German racer, especially considering...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
Capirossi wins the race, Rossi the championshipHeadline

Capirossi wins the race, Rossi the championship

In a historic race, Loris Capirossi claimed his second 2005 victory on his Marlboro Ducati at the Sepang Circuit of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as Valentino Rossi won the Moto GP world championship for the fourth consecutive time -- or fifth, counting...

Sun 25 Sep 2005
Capirossi makes it look easy for Sepang pole

Capirossi makes it look easy for Sepang pole

Loris Capirossi put his Marlboro Ducati on pole position today for the thirteenth round of MotoGP that will have place in Sepang's circuit of Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia. The Italian clocked a lap of 2:01.731 and left behind him in the front row...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
Carroll survives to win shortened Spa sprintHeadline
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Carroll survives to win shortened Spa sprint

Adam Carroll won today's sprint race in the GP2 Series at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, which ended early on lap nine with reg flags due to a major crash involving Neel Jani and Hiroki Yoshimoto at Eau Rouge. Adam Carroll. Photo by GP2...

Sun 11 Sep 2005
Piquet nets Spa win, Rosberg leads the points
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Piquet nets Spa win, Rosberg leads the points

Nelson A. Piquet managed to achieve his first GP2 Series victory in changing weather conditions during Saturday's race at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps -- although he was penalized due to an incident with Alex Premat and will start tomorrow's...

Sat 10 Sep 2005
Bruni gets pole in Spa under rainy conditions
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Bruni gets pole in Spa under rainy conditions

Gianmaria Bruni returned in the best way he could to the GP2 Series in Spa-Francorchamps. On a rainy day, he took the pole position for tomorrow`s race in his debut weekend with the Durango team. Alongside Bruni in the front row is ART Grand...

Tue 06 Sep 2005
Jani edges Rosberg in Monza sprint race
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Jani edges Rosberg in Monza sprint race

Neel Jani took the victory in the GP2 series sprint race today at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, edging Nico Rosberg by four tenths of a second in yet another thrilling finish. The Swiss driver started the competition from second place algonside...

Sat 03 Sep 2005
Kovalainen beats Rosberg in pole battle at Monza
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Kovalainen beats Rosberg in pole battle at Monza

The GP2 race weekend had a exciting start in the qualifying session, with Heikki Kovalainen taking pole from his championship rival Nico Rosberg by two tenths of a second, and getting two extra points for the title. The Finn set a time of ...

Sun 21 Aug 2005
Kovalainen takes key victory in Istanbul
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Kovalainen takes key victory in Istanbul

In a race with changing weather conditions, Heikki Kovalainen has returned to victory in the sprint race of the GP2 Series held in Istanbul Otodrom, Turkey. In the ninth round, Adam Carroll and Nico Rosberg completed the podium positions. The ...

Premat leads ART to another victory in Istanbul
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Premat leads ART to another victory in Istanbul

Alexander Premat has taken victory today in race one of the GP2 series at Istanbul Otodrom, Turkey after a hard battle with second finisher Giorgio Pantano. Spaniard Borja Garcia reached the podium for the first time in the season. It was a...

Sat 20 Aug 2005
Rosberg moves close to title with Istanbul pole
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Rosberg moves close to title with Istanbul pole

Nico Rosberg claimed today his third consecutive pole position in GP2 as the series completed the qualifying session for tomorrow`s race one on the maiden Istanbul circuit. Scott Speed and Jose Maria Lopez took second and third, respectively. It...

Wed 03 Aug 2005
Premat takes maiden victory in Hungaroring sprint race
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Premat takes maiden victory in Hungaroring sprint race

French driver Alexander Premat claimed his first GP2 series race today in the second competition of the weekend at Hungaroring, with the winner`s temmate Nico Rosberg and Giorgio Pantano in the podium places. Premat started from fourth position...

Sun 31 Jul 2005
Jani hangs on for first win at Hungaroring
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Jani hangs on for first win at Hungaroring

Neel Jani took his first GP2 series victory today at the Hungaroring circuit of Budapest, followed in a tight finish by Heikki Kovalainen and Giorgio Pantano, all within 1.7 seconds at the chequered flag. Yesterday's disqualification of Nico ...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
Jani takes Hungaroring pole, Rosberg demoted
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Jani takes Hungaroring pole, Rosberg demoted

Nico Rosberg has decided to leave Hungary with the lead in the GP2 series championship, and he started in the best possible way by setting the fastest lap in qualifying. with nearly a one-second gap over Neel Jani and 1.1s over Heikki ...

Tue 26 Jul 2005
Pla takes another Sunday win at Hockenheim
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Pla takes another Sunday win at Hockenheim

When yesterday Ernesto Viso was penalized, things looked up for Olivier Pla. This change meant that he would start today's sprint race in Hockenheim on pole position, instead of the ninth place, given GP2's rules for the second race. The...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
Rosberg unrivaled at Hockenheim
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Rosberg unrivaled at Hockenheim

Nobody has been able to challenge Nico Rosberg's domination of the last three rounds of the GP2 series, and the German took a convincing home victory at Hockenheim. It was also the first 1-2 team finish in the series, with the second place of ...

Rosberg to start from the pole in Hockenheim
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Rosberg to start from the pole in Hockenheim

Nico Rosberg confirmed his status as the man of the moment in GP2 series as he set his second consecutive pole position for tomorrow`s first race of the weekend in Hockenheim, Germany, with Scott Speed and Alexander Premat completing the top three...

Tue 12 Jul 2005
Pla savors the victory in Silverstone sprint race
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Pla savors the victory in Silverstone sprint race

Oliver Pla made good use of his pole position advantage to score his first career victory in today's GP2 series sprint race at Silverstone, with Scott Speed and Heikki Kovalainen joining him on the podium. The DPR team driver put his mind...

Sun 10 Jul 2005
Rosberg is the man in Silverstone's first race
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Rosberg is the man in Silverstone's first race

Adding to his victory two weeks ago in France, Nico Rosberg repeated in Silverstone to become in the first GP2 series driver to take two wins in a row. Behind him, Heikki Kovalainen and Alex Premat completed the top three places. The ...

Sat 09 Jul 2005
Rosberg, Piquet take front row at Silverstone
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Rosberg, Piquet take front row at Silverstone

As their fathers did just over 20 years ago in Formula One at this very circuit, Nico Rosberg and Nelson A. Piquet will start tomorrow's GP2 series first race at Silverstone from the front row. Both young drivers emulated what their fathers, ...

Sun 03 Jul 2005
Rosberg demolishes opposition at Magny-Cours
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Rosberg demolishes opposition at Magny-Cours

It was Nico Rosberg's time for victory today, in the GP2 series sprint race held at Magny-Cours, France to complete the fifth double round of the season. Top three was completed by Hiroki Yoshimoto and Heikki Kovalainen, who comfortably leads the...

Kovalainen takes third win at Magny-Cours
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Kovalainen takes third win at Magny-Cours

Heikki Kovalainen achieved today his third victory of the season as the GP2 series disputed race one of its fifth doubleheader at Circuit Nevers of Magny-Cours, in France. Jose Maria Lopez and local driver Nicolas Lapierre filled the other two ...

Sat 02 Jul 2005
Premat on pole at Magny-Cours
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Premat on pole at Magny-Cours

In his home Grand Prix, Alexandre Premat came up with his first pole position for tomorrow's GP2 series competition to have place in Circuit Nevers of Magny-Cours, in France. Argentinean Jose Maria Lopez and Finnish-German Nico Rosberg completed...

Thu 30 Jun 2005
Hill completes GP2 test drive at Paul Ricard
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Hill completes GP2 test drive at Paul Ricard

As was announced last week, Damon Hill, former Formula One World Champion, completed today a test drive with a GP2 car in Paul Ricard, France along other former F1 drivers like Adrian Campos, Jaques Laffite and Patrick Tambay. For each of the...