There are far too many TBA (To Be Announced) entries in the provisional 2005 MotoGP entry list. Three teams and their riders lack confirmation, Aprilia, Proton KR and Ducati D'Antin. Oddly, Max Biaggi also lacks confirmation.
Another odd change...
There is no question who the leader of motorcycle road racing is:
Valentino Rossi. Rossi's future challenger for this crown is Spanish sensation and
125cc and 250cc World Champion, Dani Pedrosa. A few years ago, Rossi
moved from his...
American legends, Wayne Rainey, Kevin Schwantz, Eddie Lawson and Doug
Chandler will not only be in attendance at Laguna Seca, but will also be
featured as a support race for the event.
Because Dorna decided not to bring the regular MotoGP...
According to SuperBikePlanet.com, the BMW Boxer Cub championship will
return to the MotoGP championship as a support race for the U.S. GP
in July 2005. However, it is important to note the championship was
eliminated by BMW since their newest...
Laguna Seca has signed yet another sponsor for next year's Red Bull U.S. GP:
Jeff Fox, President and CEO of Parts Unlimited expressed his excitement in the press release. "We are very excited to be involved in bringing MotoGP,...
Today, Dorna and Shanghai International Circuit (SIC), announced their agreement to run the MotoGP
Championship for seven years.
The first race is set for 2005, along with the return of the U.S. GP in Laguna Seca. This move is further
MotoGP's First Winning Bike on Show at Michelin
Honda Racing Corporation today made available to Michelin the motorcycle which made history by winning the very first race in the MotoGP World Championship, ridden by Valentino Rossi. The Honda ...
Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team Finishes 2004 With Positive Test in Sepang
The Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team rounded off its championship-winning
2004 season today with a third and final day of testing in Sepang.
Valentino Rossi and his 2005 ...
Michelin Adapts its Motorsport Department Organisation
In the light of Pierre Dupasquier's forthcoming retirement in
2006 and wishing to ensure maximum levels of continuity
and efficiency following his departure, Michelin has made the
Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team Makes Good Progress in Malaysia
Reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi and his 2005 Yamaha team-mate
Colin Edwards finished a second day of testing at the Sepang circuit in
Malaysia today. Both riders completed...
Sepang, Malaysia -- Monday, 22 November, 2004 -- Yamaha rider Valentino
Rossi and his 2005 team-mate Colin Edwards began a three-day test in Sepang,
Malaysia today, continuing the work they began in Valencia earlier this
month. Rossi tested both...
For long-time followers of motorcycle racing the notion of winning a
championship and keeping the bike would come as no surprise. In the
earlier days of motorcycle racing this was a common gift given to the
Ducati has confirmed the rumors of the Italian MotoGP outfit running
on Japanese tires in 2005. In its maiden year, Ducati shocked the
MotoGP paddock by taking its first-ever MotoGP win in only its sixth
appearance. By its second year, though, ...
McCoy and Martin Make Tracks in Spain
Foggy PETRONAS Racing today completed a valuable three day test, with
riders Garry McCoy and Steve Martin feeling very positive about initial
set up progress made with their PETRONAS FP1s.
Ducati Factory WSBK Team Gets Down To Winter Testing in Valencia
Valencia (Spain), 18 November 2004: One month after the end of the 2004
season, Ducati's championship-winning World Superbike team got its 2005
campaign underway with a three-day...
Photo by Fabrice Crosnier.
According to Spanish publications, Spaniard Ruben Xaus and his manager have managed to sever their contract with the D'Antin MotoGP team.
With all the Honda seats taken, the MotoGP rookie of the...
Further Set Up Successes In Spain for FPR
Foggy PETRONAS Racing's Garry McCoy and Steve Martin today made good progress with their preferred set up of the PETRONAS FP1 during the second day of testing at Valencia.
The team was scheduled to...
Martin and McCoy On Pace In PETRONAS FP1 Debut
Foggy PETRONAS Racing's new Aussie pairing, Garry McCoy and Steve Martin, today experienced their first outing on the FP1 during the first day of a three day test at Valencia in Spain.
Hodgson Faces American Challenge in 2005
Bologna (Italy), 12 November 2004: The 2003 World SBK champion Neil
Hodgson will be returning to Superbikes next year, lining up alongside
Eric Bostrom in the two-rider Parts Unlimited Ducati Austin...
Marco Melandri has been confirmed as the seventh Honda rider for 2005. The young Italian and former 250cc World Champion will ride alongside Sete Gibernau under the Telefonica-MovieStar garage.
Marco Melandri on the starting grid.
Seven Aussies for 2005 world Superbike action
Seven Australian riders -- the largest number ever - will compete in
the 2005 Superbike World Championship with news that Steve Martin and
Garry McCoy have signed deals to ride under the Foggy ...
Aussies rule for Foggy PETRONAS Racing
Carl Fogarty has signed Australian pair Garry McCoy and Steve Martin for his
Foggy PETRONAS Racing team's 2005 Superbike World Championship campaign.
The two riders will have their first taste of action...
After a few weeks in the rumor mill and a dismissal maiden season in MotoGP, Neil Hodgson has finally been officially named the second Ducati Austin rider. The Brit will ride alongside Eric Bostrom. Bostrom campaigned the Ducati Austin ...
Foggy-Petronas racing has announced its 2005 WSBK rider line-up and one of them is three-time GP winner Garry McCoy.
Photo by Bob Heathcote.
The lanky Australian said: "I am really looking forward to it. It is still only...