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Fri 21 Jul 2000
Tekkyu KAYO to ride for the German GP at this weekend.

Tekkyu KAYO to ride for the German GP at this weekend.

F.C.C. TSR is taking part in the coming round at Sachsenring with another rookie rider, his name is Tekkyu KAYO, an 18 year-old from Japan to replace injured Konny for jut one-off. Konny went through an operation in Japan last week on a bone of...

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...

Thu 29 Jun 2000
Donington: A game of two halves

Donington: A game of two halves

MotoGP 500 World Championship Round nine : British Grand Prix Donington Park, July 7/8/9 2000 This weekend's British Grand Prix marks the start of the second half of the 2000 500 World Championship, already shaping up to be the closest title...

Mon 21 Aug 2000
Czech GP Marlboro Yamaha back at the top

Czech GP Marlboro Yamaha back at the top

CZECH GRAND PRIX, BRNO Race Day, Sunday August 20 2000 Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa had a contrasting day at Brno. Biaggi scored one of the most emphatic wins of the year while Checa struggled manfully to make the best of...

Mon 07 Aug 2000
Czech GP preview

Czech GP preview

MotoGP 500 World Championship Round eleven: Czech Grand Prix Brno, August 18/19/20 2000 The 500 World Championship blasts back into action at Brno this weekend after a well-deserved four-week break. Sunday's Czech GP is the 11th of...

Fri 28 Jul 2000
Michelin / SBK  Brands Hatch preview

Michelin / SBK Brands Hatch preview

World Superbike Championship Round 10: Brands Hatch (Great Britain) August 6th 2000 With a score of 283 points, Ducati Infostrada-Michelin currently top the provisional 2000 Manufacturers’ World Championship leaderboard with a cushion of...

Tue 25 Jul 2000
German GP Tekkyu Kayo notes

German GP Tekkyu Kayo notes

TSR decided to retire from German GP on Sunday after the rider Tekkyu KAYO had one lap in the warm up session prior to the race in the morning. TSR was hit by another injury of rider's hand, though this time, was the left hand. The young...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
Brazilian GP Michelin preview

Brazilian GP Michelin preview

MotoGP 500 World Championship Round fourteen: Brazilian Grand Prix Rio - Jacarepaguá, October 5/6/7 2000 Son of the King ready for his crown This weekend's Rio Grand Prix begins the final phase of this year's 500 World Championship, and ...

Wed 30 Aug 2000
Marlboro Yamaha Portuguese GP preview

Marlboro Yamaha Portuguese GP preview

The first World Championship of the 21st century moves into its final third this weekend, with the battle for the premier 500 crown intensifying into a three-way fight. Just four races remain after Sunday's Marlboro Portuguese GP, so the event...

Thu 03 Aug 2000
Honda signs Alex Crivill? for 2001

Honda signs Alex Crivill? for 2001

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announces that Alex Crivillé, the winner of the 1999 Road Race World Championship in the 500cc class, has signed a contract with Honda Racing Corp. to ride in the 2001 season for the "Team Repsol YPF Honda". Alex ...

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, ...

Mon 30 Oct 2000
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...

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...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
MYT  Valencia test

MYT Valencia test

MARLBORO YAMAHA TEAM TESTS Valencia, Spain. Tuesday/Wednesday September 19/20 2000 Marlboro Yamaha Team riders Carlos Checa and Max Biaggi completed their final test session of the year in Spain this week, putting them in super-confident mood...

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 29 Oct 2000
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 01 Sep 2000
Portuguese GP qualifying practice one

Portuguese GP qualifying practice one

After a promising Czech Republic Grand Prix, Repsol YPF Honda¹s three riders were once again regular top runners in the first qualifying practice session for the Portuguese Grand Prix. Tadayuki Okada just missed out on the provisional front row...

Sun 03 Sep 2000
Portuguese GP Repsol YPF Honda race report

Portuguese GP Repsol YPF Honda race report

World champion Alex Crivillé gave the Repsol YPF Honda team it's best result of the day with sixth place, but his team-mate Sete Gibernau came very close to scoring his first podium of the year. Gibernau led the early laps and was later in third...

Mon 10 Jul 2000
British GP race report

British GP race report

2000 MotoGP 500 World Championship, round nine BRITISH GRAND PRIX, DONINGTON PARK Race Day, Sunday July 9 2000 Brilliant youngster Valentino Rossi (Nastro Azzurro Honda-Michelin) made light of damp, treacherous conditions at Donington Park...

Mon 30 Oct 2000
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...

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...

Sun 03 Sep 2000
MYT Portuguese GP report

MYT Portuguese GP report

Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa battled to fourth and 12th-place finishes in treacherous windy conditions at Estoril today. Confident of good results after strong showings in qualifying, the pair were disappointed with their...

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 ...

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 ...