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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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".

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Italian GP: Michelin race notes

Italian GP: Michelin race notes

LOCAL HERO ROSSI WINS AGAIN, HAYDEN SHARES POINTS LEAD Valentino Rossi (Camel Yamaha Team YZR-M1-Michelin) secured a crucial victory in sensational style at Mugello this afternoon, winning a titanic battle with Loris Capirossi (Ducati Marlboro...

Tue 18 Jul 2006
US GP: Michelin preview

US GP: Michelin preview

SPECIAL CHALLENGE FOR MICHELIN AT LAGUNA This weekend's United States Grand Prix presents an extra-special challenge for Michelin's MotoGP team. Laguna Seca was resurfaced just a few weeks ago, so Michelin goes into this event 'blind', creating...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Australian GP: Bridgestone race notes

Australian GP: Bridgestone race notes

Vermeulen Takes Debut Podium In Chaotic Home GP Chris Vermeulen finished this afternoon's chaotic Australian GP in second place after a rain shower in the early stages of the race forced all riders to pit for their spare bikes equipped with full...

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 03 Nov 2006
Rizla Suzuki Valencia test 2006-11-02

Rizla Suzuki Valencia test 2006-11-02

Rizla Suzuki MotoGP takes further steps on day two Rizla Suzuki MotoGP concluded its first ever test on the new Suzuki 800cc MotoGP machine at Valencia in Spain, with yet more encouraging results. John Hopkins, Chris Vermeulen and...

Thu 23 Mar 2006
Spanish GP: Camel Yamaha Team preview

Spanish GP: Camel Yamaha Team preview

CAMEL YAMAHA TEAM READY TO BEGIN TITLE DEFENCE AT JEREZ The Camel Yamaha Team returns to southern Spain next weekend to begin the defence of its MotoGP World Championship titles. With Valentino Rossi taking the riders' crown for the fifth ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Japanese GP: Camel Yamaha Team Saturday notes

Japanese GP: Camel Yamaha Team Saturday notes

Camel Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi delighted his legion of local fans with a sensational final lap in qualifying practice for the Grand Prix of Japan this afternoon. Rossi continued his excellent progress with another day of hard work on the...

Sun 29 Oct 2006
Kawasaki bids farewell to Nakano

Kawasaki bids farewell to Nakano

KAWASAKI BID FAREWELL TO SHINYA NAKANO The final round of the 2006 MotoGP World Championship season at Valencia also marked the end of Shinya Nakano's association with the Kawasaki Racing Team. While Kawasaki were keen to retain the services...

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...

Thu 23 Mar 2006
Spanish GP: Michelin preview

Spanish GP: Michelin preview

MICHELIN ALL SET FOR FASTEST-EVER MotoGP SEASON The 2006 MotoGP World Championship will be a season to remember - the last year of 990cc MotoGP bikes before power outputs are reduced by a switch to 800cc engines. During the 17-race...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Malaysian GP: Team Roberts Friday notes

Malaysian GP: Team Roberts Friday notes

ROBERTS FAST AGAIN ON FIRST DAY AT SEPANG Sepang, Malaysia - September 8, 2006: Two-times Malaysian GP winner Kenny Roberts Junior posted third-fastest time in today's free practice for Sunday's Malaysian GP, putting himself on target for a...

Tue 27 Jun 2006
Edwards, Haga reunite for Suzuka 8-hour

Edwards, Haga reunite for Suzuka 8-hour

Yamaha has finalized its plans for round five of the 2006 Endurance World Championship, the Suzuka 8-hour race held at the Japanese circuit on 30 July. A three-team entry will be headed by the YAMAHA BLUE RACING team, which will feature riders...

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...

Mon 24 Jul 2006
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...

Tue 25 Jul 2006
Hayden owns home Grand Prix in Laguna Seca

Hayden owns home Grand Prix in Laguna Seca

Nicky Hayden proved today that the Laguna Seca circuit is definetily his home track as he achieved victory today in the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, eleventh round of the of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP). Hayden`s...

Fri 06 Jan 2006
Honda Pons will not race in 2006

Honda Pons will not race in 2006

The Honda Pons team has announced today that it will not compete in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) 2006 season due to financial problems after the squad lost Camel support, it's main sponsor of the last three ...

Fri 07 Apr 2006
Qatari GP: Pramac d'Antin qualifying notes

Qatari GP: Pramac d'Antin qualifying notes

A step behind for the Team Pramac d'Antin MotoGP in the GP of Qatar A hard day. The qualifying practice of the GP of Qatar showed the technical difficulties that is facing the Team Pramac d'Antin MotoGP. Alex Hofmann and Jose Luis Cardoso ...

Fri 01 Dec 2006
Pramac D'Antin Jerez test notes 2006-11-30

Pramac D'Antin Jerez test notes 2006-11-30

CONSTRUCTIVE PROGRESSION FOR ALEX BARROS AT JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA Alex Barros worked conscientiously and meticulously through the testing program scheduled for his second outing on his Ducati GP7, continuing his adaptation to the bike and...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Malaysian GP: Bridgestone race notes

Malaysian GP: Bridgestone race notes

Capirossi scores Bridgestone's 20th MotoGP Podium in Sepang Sizzler Malaysian Grand Prix Race Sepang, Sunday 10 September 2006 - Ducati's Loris Capirossi today scored the twentieth podium of Bridgestone's short five-year MotoGP history after an...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
British GP: Camel Yamaha Team race notes

British GP: Camel Yamaha Team race notes

ROSSI TAKES SENSATIONAL SECOND AT DONINGTON Camel Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi produced one of the performances of his life today as he rode through the pain of hand and ankle injuries to take a simply sensational second place in the...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
Portuguese GP: Camel Yamaha Team Saturday notes

Portuguese GP: Camel Yamaha Team Saturday notes

CAMEL YAMAHA RIDERS SCORE CRUCIAL GRID ONE-TWO AT ESTORIL Camel Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards will start the Grand Prix of Portugal from the front two places on the grid tomorrow, after a sensational qualifying practice...