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Sun 17 Dec 2000
Yamaha (MTY) Saturday Sepang test

Yamaha (MTY) Saturday Sepang test

Marlboro Yamaha Team men Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa completed their three-day test session at Sepang this afternoon and return home for Christmas full of optimism for 2001. Biaggi made electrifying progress during the final day, ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Yamaha Team (MYT) Malaysia test

Yamaha Team (MYT) Malaysia test

Carlos Checa and Max Biaggi commenced their final tests of the year today, riding the first of three days at Malaysian circuit Sepang. The pair concentrated on evaluating a range of new suspension and engine parts, some of which will be ...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Team Repsol Jerez testing / Criville surgery

Team Repsol Jerez testing / Criville surgery

Whilst Alex Criville remains in the Dexeus Clinic after being operated yesterday of an injured tendom in his right hand's fifth finger, Team Repsol YPF Honda had to cancel the testing on the third day due to bad weather conditions and rain ...

Team Repsol YPF Honda Jerez testing

Team Repsol YPF Honda Jerez testing

On day two of Team Repsol YPF Honda's three-day testing at Jerez, Alex Crivillé has crashed out an hour before the end of this afternoon's session. The Spanish rider has slightly injured his right hand's little finger. After a first diagnosis...

Tue 31 Oct 2000
Australie  GP Michelin report (French)

Australie GP Michelin report (French)

2000 motogp 500. Championnat du monde 500, 16e manche. GRAND PRIX D'AUSTRALIE, PHILLIP ISLAND Course, dimanche 29 octobre 2000 L'EMPEREUR ROMAIN COURONNÉ ROI DE L'ILE Max Biaggi a remporté cet après midi la course de l'année à ...

Mon 30 Oct 2000
Australia GP Michelin /race report

Australia GP Michelin /race report

2000 MotoGP 500 World Championship, round 16 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX, PHILLIP ISLAND Race Day, Sunday October 29 2000 ROMAN EMPEROR CROWNED ISLAND KING Max Biaggi (Marlboro Yamaha Team-Michelin) won the race of the year at Phillip Island this...

More technical strength for MYT in  2001

More technical strength for MYT in 2001

The Marlboro Yamaha Team's challenge for the 2001 500 World Championship is to be further reinforced with the arrival of a new team director. Hiroya Atsumi, who first worked in GP racing during the early eighties and currently heads YZR500...

Australian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda race report

Australian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda race report

AUSTRALIAN GP Race day ­ Phillip Island, 29th of October, 2000 OKADA IS ONLY REPSOL YPF HONDA RIDER HOME The Australian Grand Prix, the last race of the 2000 season, was a difficult one for the Repsol YPF Honda team. Japanese ace Tadayuki...

Australian GP MYT race report

Australian GP MYT race report

AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX, PHILLIP ISLAND Race Day, Sunday October 29 2000 BIAGGI SCORES STUNNING WIN FOR MARLBORO YAMAHA Marlboro Yamaha Team star Max Biaggi won a breathtaking Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island today, winning a titanic...

Sun 29 Oct 2000
Australian GP MTY final qualifying

Australian GP MTY final qualifying

Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Carlos Checa and Max Biaggi enjoyed mixed fortunes in this afternoon's final qualifier at Phillip Island. Checa is confident for tomorrow's season-closing Australian GP, having put his factory YZR500 on the second row, but...

Australian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda official practice

Australian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda official practice

Although he was the fastest of the Repsol YPF Honda men yesterday, Tadayuki Okada was just beaten by Alex Crivilli today. Repsol YPF Honda's 1999 500cc world champion took ninth fastest while his Japanese team-mate will start the Australian Grand...

Fri 27 Oct 2000
Australia GP Repsol YPF Honda first practice

Australia GP Repsol YPF Honda first practice

AUSTRALIAN GP Qualifying practice nr 1 - Phillip Island, 27th of October, 2000 Okada aiming for second win Tadayuki Okada is working hard to make it two in a row at Phillip Island. Repsol YPF Honda's Japanese star won last year's ...

Australian GP MYT first practice report

Australian GP MYT first practice report

MARLBORO YAMAHA MEN STAY SAFE ON WIND-SWEPT ISLAND Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa ended this afternoon's first qualifying session at wind-lashed Phillip Island sixth and eighth quickest. Squally conditions dominated the day...

Wed 25 Oct 2000
Australian GP MYT preview

Australian GP MYT preview

The 2000 World Championship draws to a close at Phillip Island this weekend, the last of 16 Grands Prix that have taken the GP circus around the world and back again. Sunday's Australian GP takes place more than seven months after the...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Australian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda preview

Australian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda preview

AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX ­ PHILLIP ISLAND ROUND 16: 27th to 29th of October, 2000 REPSOL YPF HONDA MEN HOPE TO END ON A HIGH The Australian Grand Prix is full of very good memories for the Repsol YPF Honda team. It was here, two years ago, that...

Michelin Australie GP preview

Michelin Australie GP preview

Championnat du monde de Vitesse Moto (500cm3) 16e manche : Grand Prix d'Australie Phillip Island - 27, 28 et 29 octobre 2000 Le roi de la glisse vient chercher sa couronne L'Australie s'apprête à accueillir ce week-end son nouveau héros...

Fri 20 Oct 2000
Michelin Australian GP preview

Michelin Australian GP preview

MotoGP 500 World Championship Round sixteen: Australian Grand Prix Phillip Island, October 27/28/29 2000 Lord of the slide goes for Island crown Australia gets to greet its new 500 hero for the first time this weekend. When Garry McCoy (Red...

Tue 17 Oct 2000
Brands Hatch Michelin Superbike race report (francais)

Brands Hatch Michelin Superbike race report (francais)

En première manche Superbike, les pilotes britanniques " wild cards " se mettent en valeur, avec John Reynolds (Ducati) qui remporte sa première victoire en Championnat du Monde devant l'Australien Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) et ...

Brands Hatch Michelin Superbike race report

Brands Hatch Michelin Superbike race report

Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) won the final race of the 2000 season to add to his title of new World Superbike champion. Edwards was in dominant form in the 13th and final round of the year at Brands Hatch, UK on Sunday. The 26-year-old...

Sun 15 Oct 2000
Pacific GP Michelin race report (French)

Pacific GP Michelin race report (French)

2000 motogp 500. Championnat du monde 500, 15e manche. GRAND PRIX DU PACIFIQUE, MOTEGI Course, dimanche 15 octobre 2000 KING KENNY L'EMPORTE SUR UN MICHELIN À DOUBLE COMPOSANT Le nouveau champion du monde 500 Kenny Roberts (Telefonica ...

Pacific GP Michelin race report

Pacific GP Michelin race report

2000 MotoGP 500 World Championship, round 15 PACIFIC GRAND PRIX, MOTEGI Race Day, Sunday October 15 2000 KING KENNY WALKS IT ON DUAL-COMPOUND MICHELIN Newly crowned 500 World Champion Kenny Roberts (Telefonica Movistar Suzuki-Michelin) showed...

Pacific GP Team Repsol YPF Honda race report

Pacific GP Team Repsol YPF Honda race report

PACIFIC GP Race day - Twin Ring Motegi, 15th of October, 2000 It was a frustrating day for the Repsol YPF Honda team. Tadayuki Okada started the race brilliantly, launching himself into second, with Alex Crivilli and Sete Gibernau close behind.

Pacific GP MYT race report

Pacific GP MYT race report

PACIFIC GRAND PRIX, MOTEGI Race Day, Sunday October 15 2000 Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa were third and fourth in today's tension-packed Pacific GP at cool, cloudy Motegi. Though neither was able to race with runaway...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
MYT to continue in 2001 with Biaggi, Checa

MYT to continue in 2001 with Biaggi, Checa

Yamaha has today confirmed that it intends to continue with Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa in its 500cc MotoGP team for 2001 with the backing of title sponsor Marlboro. The Marlboro Yamaha Team, which is wholly owned by Yamaha Motor Company, Japan,...

Pacific GP: MYT final qualifying

Pacific GP: MYT final qualifying

MARLBORO YAMAHA ON TOP AGAIN Marlboro Yamaha Team star Max Biaggi took pole position for the second consecutive race this afternoon, with team-mate Carlos Checa making the second row despite a minor tumble. In bright but cool conditions, ...

Team Repsol YPZF Honda qualifying

Team Repsol YPZF Honda qualifying

Tadayuki Okada ' the way for the Repsol YPF Honda team. The Japanese rider qualified ninth and was the only member of the team to get inside the top ten. Sete Gibernau managed to cut nearly a full second off his Friday time but still ended up in...

Pacific GP Repsol YPF Honda qualifying practice nr. 1

Pacific GP Repsol YPF Honda qualifying practice nr. 1

PACIFIC GP Qualifying practice nr 1 - Twin Ring Motegi, 13th of October, 2000 Alex Crivilli was looking good for the first day of official practice in Motegi. The 1999 500cc world champion ran as high as fifth before dropping down to...

Pacific GP MYT preview

Pacific GP MYT preview

First Qualifying, Friday October 13 2000 MARLBORO YAMAHA MEN FLY HIGH AT MOTEGI Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa were both in flying form at cool, cloudy Motegi this afternoon, Biaggi claiming provisional pole position aboard...

Thu 12 Oct 2000
Pacific GP Team Repsol YPF Honda preview

Pacific GP Team Repsol YPF Honda preview

PACIFIC GRAND PRIX ­ TWIN RING MOTEGI ROUND 15 : 13th to 15th of October, 2000 The penultimate round of the 2000 Grand Prix season brings the Repsol YPF Honda team back to Japan for the second time this year. Motegi was a newcomer to the Grand...

Brazilian GP MYT first qualifying report

Brazilian GP MYT first qualifying report

First Qualifying, Thursday October 5 2000 MARLBORO YAMAHA ON THE PACE Today's first qualifying session proved a day of mixed fortunes for Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa, who qualified second and 12th respectively. In...

Wed 11 Oct 2000
Grand Prix du Pacifique Michelin preview

Grand Prix du Pacifique Michelin preview

Championnat du monde de Vitesse Moto (500cm3) 15e manche : Grand Prix du Pacifique Twin Ring Motegi - 13, 14 et 15 octobre 2000 La fête continue à Motegi Le héros américain Kenny Roberts (Telefonica Movistar Suzuki-Michelin) a beau...

Tue 10 Oct 2000
Pacific GP Michelin preview

Pacific GP Michelin preview

MotoGP 500 World Championship Round fifteen: Pacific Grand Prix Twin Ring Motegi, October 13/14/15 2000 Plenty to play for at Motegi All-American hero Kenny Roberts (Telefonica Movistar Suzuki-Michelin) may have been crowned 500 World...

Mon 09 Oct 2000
Championnat du monde 500, 14e manche.

Championnat du monde 500, 14e manche.

2000 motogp 500. Championnat du monde 500, 14e manche. GRAND PRIX DE RIO, JACAREPAGUA Course, samedi 7 octobre 2000 LA BATAILLE POUR ROSSI, LA GUERRE POUR KENNY Valentino Rossi (Nastro Azzurro Honda-Michelin), l’éblouissant nouveau venu de...

Brazilian GP MYT race report

Brazilian GP MYT race report

RIO GRAND PRIX, JACAREPAGUA Race Day, Saturday October 7 2000 TOUGH RACE FOR MARLBORO YAMAHA Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos couldn't quite capitalise on their dominant grid positions in today's Rio Grand Prix at Jacarepagua....

Sun 08 Oct 2000
Brazilian GP MYT race report

Brazilian GP MYT race report

RIO GRAND PRIX, JACAREPAGUA Race Day, Saturday October 7 2000 TOUGH RACE FOR MARLBORO YAMAHA Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos couldn't quite capitalise on their dominant grid positions in today's Rio Grand Prix at Jacarepagua....

Brazilian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda race report

Brazilian GP Team Repsol YPF Honda race report

Sete Gibernau gave the Repsol YPF team it's best result today by finishing 7th, but only after Tadayuki Okada surprised everyone with a lightning start and led the first lap. But Okada soon found himself dealing with suspension problems and ...