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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,...

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...

Fri 08 Apr 2005
Scott Speed claims GP2 #1 for iSportHeadline
GP2

Scott Speed claims GP2 #1 for iSport

iSport International took today, with Scott Speed as the fastest driver, numbers 1 and 2 for the first season of the Formula GP2 after the qualifying session that allocated the cars' numbers for the 12 teams in the formal presentation of the ...

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...

Mon 30 May 2005
Ponce de Leon on top at Olavarria

Ponce de Leon on top at Olavarria

The fifth round of the Argentinian Touring Car Championship (TC 2000) had place today in the racetrack "Sudamericano de Olavarría" with victory for Gabriel Ponce de León, who catched the lead in the standings. His teammate in the factory Ford ...

Fri 04 Mar 2005
First test at Paul Ricard gives insight to new seriesHeadline
GP2

First test at Paul Ricard gives insight to new series

The Formula GP2, the new category that will replace next season the F3000 in the European F1 weekends, concluded today with it first three days test session at Circuit Paul Ricard, located southern of France, where the 12 teams of the series took...

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...

Tue 14 Jun 2005
Pedrosa wins in 250cc ... again

Pedrosa wins in 250cc ... again

The Spaniard rider Daniel Pedrosa achieved yesterday his third consecutive victory in his home race held at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, where Casey Stoner and Andrea Dovizioso completed the podium places. For many people in the...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
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 12 Mar 2005
Second test round wraps up at Paul RicardHeadline
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Second test round wraps up at Paul Ricard

After the initial shakedown on February, the Formula GP 2 teams and drivers continued adding kilometres with the new cars during the last three days in the second full test session at Circuit Paul Ricard Hich Tech Test Track in Le Castellet, ...

Tue 29 Mar 2005
Paran?, the scenary for Rossi`s first victory

Paran?, the scenary for Rossi`s first victory

Matías Rossi took today his first ever victory in the Argentinian Touring Car Championship (TC 2000) at the wheel of a factory Chevrolet Astra at Paraná Raceway, where Martín Basso, with a works Honda Civic, and Esteban Tuero in a Volkswagen...

Mon 07 Mar 2005
Spataro takes victory at Buenos Aires

Spataro takes victory at Buenos Aires

The Argentinian Touring Car Championship (TC 2000) started it's 26th season this weekend at Buenos Aries Racetrack with victory for Emiliano Spataro at the wheel of a Volkswagen Bora followed in the podium by Guillermo Ortelli in a Peugeot 307 and...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
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 ...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
Carroll survives to win shortened Spa sprintHeadline
GP2

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...

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 ...

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 19 Apr 2005
Ford repeats victory at Viedma

Ford repeats victory at Viedma

The Argentinian Touring Car Chamionship (TC 2000) disputed yesterday it third round at Viedma raceway, located southern Argentina, where factory Ford team repeated last season`s 1-2 with Gabriel Ponce de León and Diego Aventín followed by...

Sat 30 Apr 2005
Pedrosa gives Spaniards a celebration

Pedrosa gives Spaniards a celebration

Pedrosa gives the Spaniards a reason to celebrate at Jerez The Spaniard Daniel Pedrosa achieved today his eighth career victory in the opening round of the 250 cc. Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) disputed at Jerez de la ...

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...

Sun 31 Jul 2005
Jani hangs on for first win at Hungaroring
GP2

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 ...

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.

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Piquet in front on day one at Paul Ricard
GP2

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...

Sun 21 Aug 2005
Kovalainen takes key victory in Istanbul
GP2

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 ...

Wed 03 Aug 2005
Premat takes maiden victory in Hungaroring sprint race
GP2

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 29 May 2005
Kovalainen takes a superb victory in Nurburgring
GP2

Kovalainen takes a superb victory in Nurburgring

Heikki Kovalainen was the protagonist of a great recovering to take the first race of the fourth double round that GP2 series disputed today in Nurburgring Circuit. Giorgio Pantano and Nico Rosberg completed the podium. After the third best...

Tue 31 May 2005
Piccione takes Nurburgring sprint victory
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Piccione takes Nurburgring sprint victory

The Durango team driver Cilvio Piccione came up with the victory in the thilling and entertaining GP2 Series sprint race today in Nurburgring, with Adam Carroll and Nelson A. Piquet taking the other podium places. Piccione claimed his first ...

Mon 13 Jun 2005
Stoner takes first 250cc victory in Portuguese GP

Stoner takes first 250cc victory in Portuguese GP

Aprilia`s rider Casey Stoner claimed today his first victory in the second round of the 250 cc. Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) that took place at Estoril circuit of Portugal. The podium places where completed by Andrea...

Mon 23 May 2005
Carroll squeezes victory in Monte Carlo
GP2

Carroll squeezes victory in Monte Carlo

Adam Carroll took today the attention by winning the third round of the GP2 series disputed in the strret circuit of Monte Carlo in a very close finish with Gianmaria Bruni and Nico Rosberg by just 1.1sec in the chequered flag. The British ...

Wed 11 May 2005
Lopez takes Barcelona sprint raceHeadline
GP2

Lopez takes Barcelona sprint race

Argentinean driver José María López took the victory Sunday in the sprint portion of the GP2 series double round at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. The other two podium finishers were Nelson A. Piquet and Scott Speed. First corner:...

Sat 20 Aug 2005
Rosberg moves close to title with Istanbul pole
GP2

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...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Rosberg closes the season in fine style in Bahrain
GP2

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...

Tue 06 Sep 2005
Jani edges Rosberg in Monza sprint race
GP2

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...

Sun 03 Jul 2005
Kovalainen takes third win at Magny-Cours
GP2

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 25 Jun 2005
Damon Hill looks forward to test drive
GP2

Damon Hill looks forward to test drive

GP2 Series has confirmed that former Formula One World Champion Damon Hill will be part of a test with a car of the category next week in circuit Paul Ricard, located southern France, along other ex F1 drivers. The British racer will have the...

Sat 21 May 2005
Kovalainen flies to pole in Monte CarloHeadline
GP2

Kovalainen flies to pole in Monte Carlo

Heikki Kovalainen came up today with the pole position for the third round of the Formula GP2 series that will take place tomorrow on the street circuit of Monte Carlo. Gianmaria Bruni and Adam carroll completed the top three positions in a tight...

Sun 24 Apr 2005
Kovalainen achieves the first victory in ImolaHeadline
GP2

Kovalainen achieves the first victory in Imola

The Finn Heikki Kovalainen claimed the victory today in the first race in Formula GP2 series history, disputed at the Imola circuit. Kovalainen was followed on the podium by José María López and Scott Speed. Race winner Heikki ...