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Thu 12 Dec 2002
Yamaha Factory Team Jerez test notes 2002-12-11

Yamaha Factory Team Jerez test notes 2002-12-11

Jerez, Spain Wednesday December 11 2002 Dismal weather blights Yamaha Factory Team tests in Jerez. The Yamaha Factory Team will leave Jerez in Spain today after a disappointing three days of testing. Heavy and continuous downpours...

Mon 09 Dec 2002
Yamaha Factory Team Valencia test report

Yamaha Factory Team Valencia test report

Contented Yamaha Factory Team complete final day of testing at Valencia Yamaha Factory Team riders Carlos Checa and his new team-mate Marco Melandri completed a three day test at Valencia today. The factory team continued their hard work on the...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
Sebasti?n Porto signs with Honda for 2003

Sebasti?n Porto signs with Honda for 2003

The Argentinian driver Sebastián Porto, who competed in the 250cc Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MOTOGP), signed a contract with the team of the ex-driver Alberto Puig and will have one of the two factory Honda for 2003. The other ...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
Americans capture Race of Champions' Nations Cup

Americans capture Race of Champions' Nations Cup

Gran Canaria, Spain - NASCAR Winston Cup stars Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson teamed with 2002 World Superbike champion Colin Edwards to capture the Nation's Cup for the American team at this weekend's annual Michelin Race of Champions (ROC) here...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
U.S. team announced for Race of Champions Nations Cup

U.S. team announced for Race of Champions Nations Cup

U.S. joins eight countries for World Cup of Motorsport -- the 2002 Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup. Team USA was among the first to announce involvement in this year's Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup--the annual contest that...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
Report of the 250cc race in Valencia

Report of the 250cc race in Valencia

It wasn`t the best way of close a brilliant season. At least it wasn`t the way he deservered. The break of the crankshaft in the second lap of the Grand Prix ¨Comunidad Valenciana¨, last round of the year, left Sebastián Porto with a feeling of...

Mon 04 Nov 2002
Valence course par Michelin

Valence course par Michelin

Barros devant Rossi Grace à cette victoire, Michelin est invaincu cette saison Quelle superbe fin de saison pour Alex Barros (West Honda Pons RC211V-Michelin). Le Brésilien s'est assuré de la victoire au GP de Valence en passant la ligne avec...

Valencian GP: Michelin season finale race notes

Valencian GP: Michelin season finale race notes

Barros beats Rossi in season-closing thriller. Brazilian maintains Michelin's unbeaten MotoGP run and shatters race record by 65 seconds. Alex Barros (West Honda Pons RC211V-Michelin) ended the 2002 MotoGP season with a brilliant half-second ...

Valencian GP: Yamaha Team season finale results, final standings

Valencian GP: Yamaha Team season finale results, final standings

<pre> Valencia Grand Prix, Valencia, Spain Sunday 3 November 2002 RESULTS 1. Alex Barros (BRA) West HONDA Pons (RC211v) 47'22.404 2. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Repsol HONDA Team (RC211v) +0.230 3. MAX BIAGGI...

Valencian GP: Yamaha Team season finale race notes

Valencian GP: Yamaha Team season finale race notes

MARLBORO YAMAHA SECURE SECOND OVERALL Marlboro Yamaha Team YZR-M1 rider Max Biaggi finished a hard-ridden third in today's season-ending Marlboro Valencia Grand Prix to secure second overall in the inaugural four-stroke-based MotoGP World ...

125cc standings after Valencian GP

125cc standings after Valencian GP

<pre> 125cc Class World Championship Classification after Valencia Rider Nat Points 1 VINCENT Arnaud FRA 273 2 POGGIALI Manuel RSM 254 3 PEDROSA Daniel SPA 243 4 CECCHINELLO Lucio ...

Sun 03 Nov 2002
Valencian GP: Yamaha Team final qualifying notes

Valencian GP: Yamaha Team final qualifying notes

Marlboro Yamaha M1 scores fifth pole of the year. Marlboro Yamaha Team YZR-M1 rider Max Biaggi grabbed the final pole position of 2002 in masterful style at sun-baked Valencia this afternoon, outpacing his closest rival by more than three tenths...

Sat 02 Nov 2002
Valencian GP: Yamaha Team first qualifying notes

Valencian GP: Yamaha Team first qualifying notes

MARLBORO YAMAHA MEN SITTING PRETTY Marlboro Yamaha Team YZR-M1 riders Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa were on fine form in this afternoon's opening qualifier for the season-ending Marlboro Valencia GP, completing the session a close second and sixth...

Bossini Sterilgarda Racing Team 125cc di qualifica en Valenciana

Bossini Sterilgarda Racing Team 125cc di qualifica en Valenciana

Gran Premio Comunita' Valenciana Valencia 1 Novembre 2002 Prove 125CC Il motomondiale è giunto alla sua ultima gara, la sedicesima stagionale. E' il circuito di Valencia a ospitare il GP che deve assegnare il titolo della...

Tue 29 Oct 2002
Valencian GP: Michelin season finale preview

Valencian GP: Michelin season finale preview

Michelin aims for MotoGP clean sweep. This weekend Michelin aims to maintain its unbroken record in the new MotoGP World Championship -- bike racing's fastest and most demanding race series. The French company has totally dominated the ...

Michelin sommaire de Valence

Michelin sommaire de Valence

MICHELIN VISE LE CARTON PLEIN A VALENCE Michelin a tout gagné cette année. Une domination sans faille qui dure depuis déjà un moment puisque Michelin est resté invaincu pendant les trois dernières saisons du championnat 500. Un nouveau ...

Valencia GP: Yamaha Team season finale preview

Valencia GP: Yamaha Team season finale preview

MARLBORO YAMAHA MEN FACE CRUCIAL SEASON FINALE The first-ever four-stroke-based MotoGP World Championship draws to a close this weekend at Valencia, where Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa will be going flat out to finish the year with a third victory...

Thu 24 Oct 2002
250cc race in Australia report

250cc race in Australia report

The argentinian Sebastián Porto finished third in the fifteen round of the 250cc. World Championship disputed in the circuit of Phillip Island, Australia. This is the fifth podium for Porto in the last seven races. With this result the driver of...

Wed 23 Oct 2002
Vincent, Battaini risultati GP d'Australie

Vincent, Battaini risultati GP d'Australie

125 c.c. 4 posizione (13 punti) 250 c.c. 7 posizione (9 punti ) LA GARA Fiorenzo Caponera (Team Manager) 125 c.c. Una gara difficile quella disputata nelle lontane terre australiane da Arnaud Vin- cent. Un inizio difficile a causa di una ...

Australian GP: Vincent, Battaini race notes

Australian GP: Vincent, Battaini race notes

125 c.c. 4 posizione (13 punti) ­ 4 position (13 points) 250 c.c. 7 posizione (9 punti ) ­ 7 position (9 points) Fiorenzo Caponera (Team Manager) 125 c.c. "The G.P: of Australia for Arnaud Vincent she has been very difficult. In the ...

Vincent, Battaini posizione GP d'Australie

Vincent, Battaini posizione GP d'Australie

CLASSE 125 CC Arnaud Vincent: miglior tempo 1.38.889 ­ 2 posizione "Oggi sono stato fortunato. Il malessere che mi ha colpito nei giorni passati è pas- sato e durante il turno di prove ufficiali non ha piovuto. Queste due cose mi ...