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Sun 05 Nov 2006
Nicky Hayden: The worker championHeadline

Nicky Hayden: The worker champion

"The worker champion" could be the best way to define Nicky Hayden, the new world champion of the FIM Road Racing World Championship (MotoGP) since last Sunday, when he became the man that put an end to the five-year reign of Valentino Rossi in...

Sat 04 Feb 2006
Ducati's Desmosedici GP6 sees the lightHeadline

Ducati's Desmosedici GP6 sees the light

The Ducati Marlboro Team presented today in Madonna di Campiglio their new Desmosedici GP6 with which will be competing this year in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) season. The new Ducati Desmosedici...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Changes are in the wind in MotoGPHeadline

Changes are in the wind in MotoGP

Just days before Christmas, Yamaha Racing announced that its works MotoGP team would no longer be sponsored by Gauloises in the 2006 season, in spite of the team's existing contract with Altadis, the owner of the Gauloises and Fortuna cigarette ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rainHeadline

Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rain

Marco Melandri got the mix just right in the dry-wet-drying Australian GP, the 14th round of the 2005 FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP). Stealing the lead from Sete Giberneau with ease just past the halfway mark, Melandri ...

Sat 25 Mar 2006
Rossi on top in practice day at JerezHeadline

Rossi on top in practice day at Jerez

Valentino Rossi and Yamaha knocked first in the opening practice sessions for the 58th edition of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) that starts this weekend in Jerez de la Frontera with the `Gran Premio betandwin.com de ...

Wed 05 Jul 2006
Pedrosa dominates British GP weekendHeadline

Pedrosa dominates British GP weekend

In his debut season, Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa today claimed his second career victory in the GAS British Grand Prix, the ninth round of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) held on the Donington Park circuit. The ...

Wed 01 Nov 2006
Red Bull six wheeler at Valencia
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Red Bull six wheeler at Valencia

RED BULL SIX WHEELER AT VALENCIA WITH HOPKINS AND LIUZZI The Formula 1 World Championship ended over a week ago and the MotoGP series finished on Sunday, so what would MotoGP star John Hopkins and F1 racer Tonio Liuzzi do for a bit of...

Thu 02 Mar 2006
Yamaha unveils their 2006 machineHeadline

Yamaha unveils their 2006 machine

The Camel Yamaha Team has today in Milan, Italy, officially launched the new M1 with which they will try to defend the championship earned in the hands of Valentino Rossi. Along with the 2005 title holder, Colin Edwards, they hope to notch the...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
British GP: Pramac d'Antin race notes

British GP: Pramac d'Antin race notes

CARDOSO IN THE POINTS, REGRETS FOR SILVA After some heavy rain in the morning, the sun came back shining on time for the races of the three categories, on the circuit of Donington Park, England. With his 15th position, Jose Luis Cardoso...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Capirossi to continue with Ducati for 2007Headline

Capirossi to continue with Ducati for 2007

Loris Capirossi has been confirmed to continue on with the Ducati Marlboro Team for the 2007 season of FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP), the Italian team announced. Loris Capirossi tests the new 800cc Ducati ...

Tue 31 Oct 2006
Hayden is 2006 champion as Rossi falls in ValenciaHeadline

Hayden is 2006 champion as Rossi falls in Valencia

In a dramatic fashion, Nicky Hayden today became the new world champion, finishing in third place on his Repsol Honda, helped by Valentino Rossi's thirteenth place -- due to a fall in the fourth lap of the "Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana".

Fri 28 Apr 2006
Turkish GP: Pramac d'Antin Friday notes

Turkish GP: Pramac d'Antin Friday notes

DEBUT ON THE TURKISH TRACK FOR THE PRAMAC D'ANTIN MOTOGP RIDERS Good weather conditions, despite some wind, during the first free practice day in Turkey. The two Pramac d'Antin MotoGP riders discovered the Istanbul Park Circuit this Friday, a ...

Sat 28 Oct 2006
Pramac and D'Antin reach agreement for 2007

Pramac and D'Antin reach agreement for 2007

PRAMAC AND D'ANTIN CONFIRMATION AGREEMENT FOR NEXT SEASON IN THE MOTOGP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The main men behind the Pramac D'Antin bond, Paolo Campinoti and Luis D'Antin have recently signed an important agreement which will see the D'Antin...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
Rossi on pole for final title shootout

Rossi on pole for final title shootout

Valentino Rossi secured today his fifth pole position of the season on his way to retaining the title in the season finale of the FIM Road Racing World Championship (MotoGP) to be held this weekend in Valencia, Spain. His rival in the...

Fri 01 Dec 2006
Camel, Yamaha end partnership

Camel, Yamaha end partnership

YAMAHA FACTORY RACING AND CAMEL END THEIR MOTOGP PARTNERSHIP Following Camel's recent announcement, Yamaha Factory Racing would like to express its thanks to Camel and Japan Tobacco International for their partnership and support over the...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
Pramac D'Antin introduces Franco Morbidelli

Pramac D'Antin introduces Franco Morbidelli

FRANCO MORBIDELLI YOUNG PROMISING RIDER FOR THE FUTURE OF PRAMAC D'ANTIN MOTOGP TEAM His name is Franco Morbidelli, he will be 12 years-old in December. He's part of a new project of Pramac D'Antin MotoGP Team. Paolo Campinoti and Luis d'Antin...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Capirossi dominant in Japanese GP victoryHeadline

Capirossi dominant in Japanese GP victory

Loris Capirossi knows and loves Motegi, and there was no denying him a victory in the Japanese Grand Prix today. The Ducati rider followed up last year's maiden victory for the team with a convincing flag-to-flag win, his third victory of the year...

Capirossi on Japanese GP pole, looking to repeatHeadline

Capirossi on Japanese GP pole, looking to repeat

The pole position for the fifteenth round of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) is in the hands of Ducati's Loris Capirossi after the qualifying session at the Motegi circuit in Japan. Loris Capirossi. Photo by...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Rain changes plans on Phillip Island day two

Rain changes plans on Phillip Island day two

When the rain appears in a test day, it spoils all predetermined work and lap times become meaningless, and that was what happened in the second day of activity for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) held on the Phillip ...

Mon 24 Jul 2006
US GP: Qualifying times

US GP: Qualifying times

Pos Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Chris Vermeulen AUS Team Suzuki MotoGP 1:23.168 2. Colin Edwards...

US GP: Bridgestone race notes

US GP: Bridgestone race notes

US Grand Prix pole setter and Bridgestone-shod Suzuki rider Chris Vermeulen ended an agonising 32-lap race at Laguna Seca this afternoon in fifth position having been in strong contention for podium finish with just three laps until the chequered...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Michelin's Goubert explains qualifying tyres

Michelin's Goubert explains qualifying tyres

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT QUALIFYING TYRES Michelin's motorcycle racing director Nicolas Goubert reveals the secrets behind Michelin's MotoGP qualifying tyres What is the difference between Michelin race tyres and ...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Ilmor/SRT project closer to debut

Ilmor/SRT project closer to debut

Ilmor MotoGP Project Closer to Debut London/Zurich, 05.10.06: MotoGP's newest team Ilmor, a joint venture between Ilmor and Suter Racing Technology (SRT), have completed a successful test over the past two days in Jerez ahead of their...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Ducati Motegi test 2006-09-25

Ducati Motegi test 2006-09-25

THE DUCATI MARLBORO TEAM TESTS THE GP7 800 AT MOTEGI Following yesterday's extraordinary victory, the Ducati Marlboro Team stayed on at the Motegi track today to continue development work on the new 800cc GP7 machine. Sete Gibernau, who rode...

Wed 01 Nov 2006
Bridgestone e-reporter winner Valencia news

Bridgestone e-reporter winner Valencia news

For Immediate Release 01 November 2006 Bridgestone e-reporter winner swaps 4 wheels for 2 Martin Westerhoff interviews riders Capirossi and De Puniet Bridgestone 1-2 at MotoGP season finale Bridgestone's overall winner of the 2006 e-reporter...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Malaysian GP: Practice 1 times

Malaysian GP: Practice 1 times

Pos Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Loris Capirossi I Marlboro Ducati 2:02.769 2. Casey Stoner...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
Valencian GP: Qualifying times

Valencian GP: Qualifying times

Pos Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Valentino Rossi I Camel Yamaha 1:31.002 2. Troy Bayliss...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Malaysian GP: Starting grid

Malaysian GP: Starting grid

Pos Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Valentino Rossi I Camel Yamaha 2:00.605 2. Nicky Hayden...

Sun 02 Jul 2006
British GP: Pramac d'Antin Friday notes

British GP: Pramac d'Antin Friday notes

Un unexpected sun was shining in England today and the practice of the Team Pramac d'Antin MotoGP has been quite positive. The Team has been working for the race, with the aim of finding a good rhythm; the development of the tyres is going on and...

Sun 16 Jul 2006
German GP: Michelin race notes

German GP: Michelin race notes

ROSSI WINS MICHELIN-DOMINATED THRILLER Valentino Rossi (Camel Yamaha Team YZR-M1-Michelin) won a breathtakingly close German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring this afternoon, the race dominated by a foursome of Michelin riders who crossed the finish...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Japanese GP: Yamaha race notes

Japanese GP: Yamaha race notes

Rossi closes the gap with another hard-earned podium Camel Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi now trails MotoGP World Championship series leader Nicky Hayden (Honda) by just twelve points with two rounds remaining thanks to his fourth consecutive...

Malaysian GP: Hiroshi Yamada - Bridgestone debrief

Malaysian GP: Hiroshi Yamada - Bridgestone debrief

Malaysian GP: Bridgestone Debrief with Hiroshi Yamada GP - Bridgestone Post-Race Debrief Q+A with Hiroshi Yamada -- Bridgestone Motorsport - Manager Motorcycle Racing Monday 11 September 2006 An eventful Malaysian Grand Prix weekend resulted in...

Fri 07 Apr 2006
Qatari GP: Starting grid

Qatari GP: Starting grid

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. 27 Casey Stoner AUS LCR Honda ...

Sun 20 Aug 2006
Czech GP: Bridgestone race notes

Czech GP: Bridgestone race notes

Capirossi storms to victory on Bridgestones in Brno Bridgestone-shod Ducati rider Loris Capirossi scored a sensational win in Brno this afternoon after a dominant display which saw the Italian finish the 22-lap race with a five second advantage...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Australian GP: Michelin race notes

Australian GP: Michelin race notes

MELANDRI & MICHELIN WIN WET 'N' DRY ISLAND GP Marco Melandri (Fortuna Honda RC211V-Michelin) won Michelin's 350th premier-class victory in ever-changing conditions at Phillip Island this afternoon to put himself back in the hunt for the...

Fri 12 May 2006
Chinese GP: Practice 2 times

Chinese GP: Practice 2 times

Pos Driver Nat Team Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. Valentino Rossi ITA Camel Yamaha Team 2:09.393 2. Loris...