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Tue 25 Nov 2008
Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrillHeadline

Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrill

The funny thing is, Valentino Rossi was never particularly a Ferrari fan. As he wrote in his 2005 autobiography, "What If I Had Never Tried It," the Italian motorcycle racer who has won world championships at 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and five times in...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
2009 ACO calendar

2009 ACO calendar

Keep these weekends free! The Automobile Club de l'Ouest's 2009 season is going to be an intense one full of exciting events for 2, 4 and 6-wheel vehicles on the Bugatti track as well as on the big Le Mans 24-Hours circuit. Get out your diaries...

Wed 15 Oct 2008
Malaysian GP: Fiat Ymaha preview

Malaysian GP: Fiat Ymaha preview

Fiat Yamaha Team take podium mission to Malaysia A glorious MotoGP season for the Fiat Yamaha Team reaches its penultimate chapter this weekend, with Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo targeting the podium at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala ...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
Australian GP: Moto Australia announces wildcards

Australian GP: Moto Australia announces wildcards

Motorcycling Australia (MA) are happy to announce that five Australian riders have been granted wildcard entry into the 125cc MotoGP event to be held at Phillip Island from October 3 -- 5 2008. Blake Leigh-Smith, Rhys Moller and Brad Gross...

Sat 27 Sep 2008
Japanese GP: Lorenzo sports cartoon livery this weekend

Japanese GP: Lorenzo sports cartoon livery this weekend

"GENTLEMAN THIEF" TO RACE WITH LORENZO IN MOTEGI To celebrate the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi this Sunday, Jorge Lorenzo's no. 48 Fiat Yamaha will race with an unusual and original livery. The Spanish rider's YZR-M1 will carry the image of ...

Mon 15 Sep 2008
Indianapolis GP: Gresini Racing race report

Indianapolis GP: Gresini Racing race report

The first Indianapolis Grand Prix of the MotoGP World Championship was interrupted as a result of heavy rain and strong wind after 20 of the 28 scheduled laps. Alex De Angelis claimed tenth position, but Shinya Nakano could only...

Sat 27 Sep 2008
Japanese GP: Repsol Honda qualifying report

Japanese GP: Repsol Honda qualifying report

Trying To Get A Result Repsol Honda rider Nicky Hayden stormed to a front-row start at Motegi this afternoon, signalling his intention to play a leading role in tomorrow's Japanese Grand Prix. The American ended the qualifying session third...

Wed 10 Sep 2008
Yamaha riders unveil new YZF-R1 in Las Vegas

Yamaha riders unveil new YZF-R1 in Las Vegas

All four Yamaha MotoGP riders took part in the global unveiling of the all-new Yamaha R1 today in a suitably glittering show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fiat Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, plus Tech 3 Yamaha team-mates Colin...

Tue 16 Sep 2008
Nicky Hayden moves to Ducati for 2009

Nicky Hayden moves to Ducati for 2009

NICKY HAYDEN TO JOIN CASEY STONER AT DUCATI MARLBORO TEAM Ducati Corse hereby announces that Nicky Hayden will join its factory MotoGP team for 2009. The 27-year-old from Owensboro, Kentucky, will line up alongside Casey Stoner and will make his...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Valentino Rossi Wales Rally GB summary

Valentino Rossi Wales Rally GB summary

Rossi rewarded for perfect partnership with Stobart Wales Rally GB has seen a relationship blossom this weekend between MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team. When the two-wheeled champion made the decision...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Valentino Rossi will contest this year's Wales Rally GB

Valentino Rossi will contest this year's Wales Rally GB

Call the Doctor... Valentino Rossi, six times MotoGP world champion and one of the world's best-loved sportsmen, will contest this year's Wales Rally GB -- the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship - in a car bearing support for the...

Fri 26 Sep 2008
125: Motegi qualifying 1 times

125: Motegi qualifying 1 times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Joan Olive E Belson Derbi ...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Indianapolis GP: Repsol Honda preview

Indianapolis GP: Repsol Honda preview

Dani Pedrosa makes his debut with his Bridgestone tyres this weekend. Nicky Hayden, in front of his compatriots again, hopes to put in a good race after recovering from his injured right heel The legendary track of Indianapolis in the USA, makes...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
John Hopkins undergoes successful surgery

John Hopkins undergoes successful surgery

HOPKINS UNDERGOES SUCCESSFUL SURGERY Kawasaki's John Hopkins was in a buoyant mood and looking forward to a period of rest and recuperation after undergoing successful surgery at the Fremont Surgery Centre in California on Thursday. The ...

Tue 28 Oct 2008
Repsol Honda Valencia test summary

Repsol Honda Valencia test summary

After a good day" work yesterday at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, the venue for last Sunday" final GP race of the 2008 season, today rain appeared just as the weather forecasts had predicted, and only a few riders decided to go out on the track....

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Shell renews partnership with Ducati until 2011

Shell renews partnership with Ducati until 2011

Shell today extended its technical partnership with Ducati - both with Ducati Corse in MotoGP and WSBK, and Ducati's road bike division. The new agreement extends the present contract though to the end of 2011. Additionally, the new contract is...

Mon 20 Oct 2008
Pramac Racing 2009 driver line up

Pramac Racing 2009 driver line up

PRAMAC RACING ANNOUNCES ITS 2009 MOTOTGP LINE UP Pramac Racing is pleased to be able to announce its new riders for the 2009 MotoGP season -- Mika Kallio (Finland) and Niccolò Canepa (Italy). Mika Kallio, who is now third in the 250...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Kawasaki Phillip Island test notes 2008-11-26

Kawasaki Phillip Island test notes 2008-11-26

SUCCESSFUL FIRST DAY AT THE ISLAND FOR KAWASAKI The Kawasaki Racing Team were met with perfect conditions as they arrived at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia today, to start the first of three days of development testing ahead of the...

Mon 01 Sep 2008
San Marino GP: Alice Team race report

San Marino GP: Alice Team race report

ELIAS CONQUERED ANOTHER PODIUM WITH THE THIRD POSITION. GUINTOLI ELEVENTH For the second consecutive time during this season Alice Team rider, Toni Elias, stepped on the podium thanks to the third position conquered in the San Marino Grand Prix...

Thu 15 May 2008
Official recognition for the Yamaha Classic Racing Team

Official recognition for the Yamaha Classic Racing Team

Yamaha Motor Europe NV has officially announced its support for the Yamaha Classic Racing Team, founded and managed by former Yamaha GP mechanic Ferry Brouwer. In addition to a financial element, the support will include technical as well as ...

Fri 25 Jan 2008
Alice Team Sepang test notes 2008-01-24

Alice Team Sepang test notes 2008-01-24

<span lang="EN-US">The Alice Team has concluded the first 2008 MotoGP test on the Sepang circuit in . Both riders have done well, improving their lap times day by day. The hot and humid weather has...

Sat 31 May 2008
125: CRP Racing Mugello preview

125: CRP Racing Mugello preview

The excellent performance of Riccardo Moretti and CRP Racing since the beginning of the season have opened the World Champ doors to the young rider. Thanks to an incredibly in shape Honda and to the useful technical and tactical team's ...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Fiat Yamaha Jerez test summary

Fiat Yamaha Jerez test summary

Rossi signs off for winter holidays with fastest time in Jerez World Champion Valentino Rossi set the fastest time in Jerez today on the final day of testing for the year. His Fiat Yamaha team-mate Jorge Lorenzo was third fastest, making it a ...

Tue 24 Jun 2008
Resurgent Stoner takes British GP in styleHeadline

Resurgent Stoner takes British GP in style

Casey Stoner started the 2008 MotoGP championship season as the title favourite, coming off his 2007 championship, and starting the season with a victory in Qatar. It was all coming apart, though, but the Australian put paid to any doubts about...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Rizla Suzuki Phillip Island test summary

Rizla Suzuki Phillip Island test summary

Rizla Suzuki completes successful final 2008 test Rizla Suzuki MotoGP has rounded off 2008 with a successful three-day test at Phillip Island in Australia. Loris Capirossi and Chris Vermeulen recorded over 450 laps of the 4,448m Australian...

Sat 24 May 2008
Ducati Desmosedici RR wins another USA award

Ducati Desmosedici RR wins another USA award

DUCATI DESMOSEDICI RR WINS CYCLE WORLD'S "BEST SUPERBIKE" AWARD Cupertino, CA - Ducati North America is proud to announce that its Desmosedici RR MotoGP replica has been awarded "Best Superbike" for 2008 by Cycle World Magazine. This honor for...

Mon 18 Feb 2008
Alice Team presents 2008 Ducati GP8 in Jerez

Alice Team presents 2008 Ducati GP8 in Jerez

ALICE TEAM BEGINS ITS ADVENTURE FROM JEREZ Everything is ready for the beginning of the Alice Team 2008 season, the Italic-Hispanic Team who has signed an agreement with Telecom Italia, will participate to the next two MotoGP World...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
New Yamaha V-Max launched

New Yamaha V-Max launched

Word on the street: V-Max is back! There's been talk on the street for some while, bikers chatting in hushed tones about the rumoured return of The Legend. Now it's official, Yamaha has proudly announced that one of the most talked about bikes...

Fri 03 Oct 2008
Series to hit French airwaves in 2009

Series to hit French airwaves in 2009

MotoGP Confirms Free-To-Air TV Coverage In France Dorna Sports confirmed today that it has reached an agreement with the AB Groupe and Eurosport France to screen MotoGP across France until 2011. The commercial and television rights-holders to...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Kawakai Phillp Island test summary

Kawakai Phillp Island test summary

KAWASAKI CONCLUDE SUCCESSFUL PHILLIP ISLAND TEST The Kawasaki Racing Team today concluded a successful three-day test at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia, with the three riders clocking up more than 150 laps of the 4.445km track, despite...

Repsol Jerez test notes 2008-11-26

Repsol Jerez test notes 2008-11-26

Jerez: Repsol Honda MotoGP Test Recap - Pedrosa Fastest Repsol Honda riders Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso commenced their final test session of 2008 at Jerez today. Despite bitter cold and strong winds, the pair had a useful day at the ...

Fri 17 Oct 2008
Malaysian GP: Practice 1 times

Malaysian GP: Practice 1 times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Valentino Rossi I Fiat Yamaha Team ...

Mon 21 Jul 2008
Rossi takes US GP as Stoner stumblesHeadline

Rossi takes US GP as Stoner stumbles

It was a monumental duel, with the full edge-of-the-seat quotient for the capacity crowd at Laguna Seca and TV viewers alike, as Valentino Rossi battled Casey Stoner for the lead of the US Grand Prix, the 11th round of the MotoGP World...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Alice Team Jerez test summary

Alice Team Jerez test summary

CONCLUDED THE LAST TEST OF 2008 IN JEREZ. KALLIO SEVENTH, CANEPA ELEVENTH 2008 testing are over for the Pramac Racing Team with the two new riders, Mika Kallio and Niccolò Canepa, who concluded respectively in seventh and eleventh...

Tue 28 Oct 2008
Fiat Yamaha Valencia test summary

Fiat Yamaha Valencia test summary

Bad weather curtails Fiat Yamaha Team test in Valencia Due to bad weather in Valencia today the Fiat Yamaha Team took the decision to cancel their second day of testing at the Spanish track. 2008 World Champion Valentino Rossi and the season's...

Sun 19 Oct 2008
125: Sepang race results

125: Sepang race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Manufacturer Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ --------- --------- 1. Gabor Talmacsi H Bancaja Aspar Team Aprilia ...