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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Best of Colin Edwards quotes

Best of Colin Edwards quotes

COLIN EDWARDS' GREATEST QUIPS: THE BEST OF 'TORNADO WARNING' INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Aug. 4, 2009 -- American MotoGP superstar Colin Edwards has participated in an exclusive interview series, "Tornado Warning," with the official Web site of the...

Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accidentHeadline

Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accident

Henry Surtees was 18 years old when he was struck by a flying wheel at the Brands Hatch Circuit in Kent, England, in the FIA Formula Two Championship series' second race of the weekend at his home venue. Henry Surtees. Photo by ...

Sun 22 Nov 2009
Biagi and Rossi at Vallelunga 6 hours race

Biagi and Rossi at Vallelunga 6 hours race

Bologna, November 19th 2009 After participating to the ever green 24 Hours in Le Mans and SPA, and to the 12 Hours in Sebring, Thomas couldn't miss 6 Hours race in Vallelunga. The by now traditional race that takes place at the end of the season...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
Biagi and Rossi Vallelunga 6Hr summary

Biagi and Rossi Vallelunga 6Hr summary

Biagi dominates the 6 Hours of Vallelunga He also praises Valentino Rossi! Vallelunga, 22 November 09 - Thomas Biagi, in his first appearance in the event, has triumphed in the demanding Six Hours of Vallelunga. Today was the nineteenth...

Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Martin's Chase Plot Thickens The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One writer's view of the top ten stories. Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Photo...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Lorenzo crashes but takes Laguna Seca poleHeadline

Lorenzo crashes but takes Laguna Seca pole

Jorge Lorenzo may have crashed his Yamaha twice in the qualifying session for the US Grand Prix at the Laguna Seca Raceway today, but he overcame the incidents to take the pole position for tomorrow's race. Remarkably, the pole is his fifth of the...

Wed 28 Oct 2009
Rossi asks Ferrari for another F1 test
F1

Rossi asks Ferrari for another F1 test

Valentino Rossi has asked Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali for another test at the wheel of the famous team's Formula One car. The Italian, who last weekend successfully defended his latest MotoGP title, conducted a series of Ferrari tests...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ducati Desmosedici GP9 technical specs

Ducati Desmosedici GP9 technical specs

DUCATI DESMOSEDICI GP9 Technical Specifications Engine liquid-cooled, 90 degree V4 four-stroke, desmodromic DOHC, four valves per cylinder. Capacity 799cc Maximum power more than 200hp Maximum speed in excess of 310 kph/192 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
New Yamaha YZF-R125 unveiled

New Yamaha YZF-R125 unveiled

New YZF-R125 brings Rossi MotoGP style closer to the street Yamaha's comprehensive line-up of Race Replica machinery in the past year has already given scooter riders a chance to look like their racing heroes, but the new YZF-R125 Team Yamaha...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Ducati announces 2010 models

Ducati announces 2010 models

DUCATI PRESENTS 2010 INNOVATIONS FINALLY UNVEILED, WORLD PREVIEW OF THE NEW AND EAGERLY ANTICIPATED MULTISTRADA 1200. ALSO NEW FOR 2010: NEW "CORSE" LIVERY FOR THE 1198, TWO NEW HYPERMOTARD 1000EVO MODELS AND TECHNICAL ADVANCES...

Statement from Tsunji Togami, Yamaha President and CEO

Statement from Tsunji Togami, Yamaha President and CEO

On Winning the 2009 MotoGP Triple Crown Message from Tsunji Togami, President and CEO, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. "It gives me the greatest pleasure to announce that, for the second consecutive year, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has achieved its...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ducati 2009 rider lineup

Ducati 2009 rider lineup

WROOOM KICKSTARTS WITH DUCATI MARLBORO TEAM RIDER PRESENTATION The Wrooom - MotoGP Press Ski Meeting 2009 got underway in the best manner possible on Monday 12th January with a welcome cocktail party for the world's media at the Hotel Spinale,...

Sun 18 Oct 2009
Stoner edges Rossi to secure Australian poleHeadline

Stoner edges Rossi to secure Australian pole

Casey Stoner is perfectly at home on the Phillip Island circuit and today, the Aussie landed his second consecutive Australian Grand Prix pole. It wasn't by any means an easy qualifying on the 6.5-mile (10.6 km) circuit. In the closing laps,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bridgestone launches new tire with Puniet and Canepa

Bridgestone launches new tire with Puniet and Canepa

MotoGP riders help Bridgestone launch new Battlax BT-003RS hyper sports street tyre One week ahead of the final pre-season MotoGP test in Jerez, LCR Honda rider Randy de Puniet and Pramac Racing's Niccolo Canepa flew to the southern...

Mon 09 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: Ben Spies race report

Valencian GP: Ben Spies race report

Spies takes well earned seventh in Valencia GP Ben Spies made a good job of silencing any critics he may have today as he set about putting his mark on the GP field ahead of his racing year in 2010. Starting from ninth on the grid he had a good...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ducati Desmosedici GP9 launch notes

Ducati Desmosedici GP9 launch notes

CASEY STONER AND NICKY HAYDEN UNVEIL THE NEW LIVERY OF THE DESMOSEDICI GP9 (Madonna di Campiglio, Trento). Following on from an amazing introduction provided by a group of "Parkour" athletes, Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden today unveiled the new...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Italian GP: Repsol Honda race report

Italian GP: Repsol Honda race report

Dramatic Grand Prix Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso produced a fantastic display of never-say-die riding today, leading the Italian Grand Prix for seven laps and coming within 0.053s of a podium finish. The 23-year-old fought ferociously for...

Wed 11 Mar 2009
MotoGP 2009 calendar (revised)

MotoGP 2009 calendar (revised)

<pre> FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix 2009 provisional calendar Dates Grand Prix Circuit Apr 12* Qatar Dohah Apr 26 Japan ...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Pramac Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

Pramac Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

MOTOGP 2009 SEASON ENDS. GREAT HOPES FOR THE PRAMAC RACING TEAM FUTURE The MotoGP 2009 season ended after three days of testing on the circuit of Valencia, Spain. The riders of the Pramac Racing Team, Mika Kallio and Aleix Espargaro, have closed...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: 250: Warmup times

Valencian GP: 250: Warmup times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Marco Simoncelli I Metis Gilera ...

Wed 11 Nov 2009
Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Pedrosa and Dovizioso take a 'Step by Step' approach to testing the 2010 RC212V When the MotoGP riders arrived at the track for the second day of the planned three-day test they were pleased to find track and weather conditions were much...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Troy Bayliss V8 Supercar test summary

Troy Bayliss V8 Supercar test summary

Bayliss on the pace in first V8 Supercar test with TeamVodafone. Multiple World Superbike (WSBK) Champion, Queenslander Troy Bayliss displayed his proficiency on four wheels today as he test drove Craig Lowndes 2009 TeamVodafone V8 Supercar ...

Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha dominates the racetrack with wins across the board Yamaha Racing is shining across the globe as its star riders continue to bring success in an incredible number of championships and race series both on and off road. In MotoGP both ...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Repsol Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

Repsol Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

The Repsol Honda Team wrapped up the 2009 season with a strong showing on the final morning of MotoGP testing in Valencia. Both Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso made further progress aboard the 2010-spec RC212V, significantly improving their lap...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: 250: Practice 1 times

Malaysian GP: 250: Practice 1 times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Hiroshi Aoyama J Scot Racing Team 250cc ...

Mon 26 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Shell Advance race report

Malaysian GP: Shell Advance race report

Stoner storms to victory at the 2009 Shell Advance Malaysian MotoGP Ducati Team rider dominates Sepang race, protected all the way by Shell Advance Casey Stoner took to the top step of the podium for the second consecutive race at a wet Shell...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
AMA Laguna Seca spotlight - Hayden family
AMA

AMA Laguna Seca spotlight - Hayden family

Haydens in Action at Same Event for First Time in 2009 at This Weekend's Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix Nicky, Tommy and Roger Hayden Set For MotoGP and AMA Pro Races at Mazda Raceway MONTEREY, Calif. (July 3, 2009) - North American motorcycle ...

IMS teleconference - Belskus, Chitwood

IMS teleconference - Belskus, Chitwood

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Jeff Belskus and Joie Chitwood Press Conference Transcript MODERATOR: Thank you for joining us this afternoon. My name is Ron Green, and I'm the director of public relations here at the ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Honda 2009 Motorcycle preview

Honda 2009 Motorcycle preview

Honda 2009 Motorcycle Racing Plans With its motorsports activities as the symbol of Honda's challenging spirit, the company has competed in a variety of races since the days of it's founding, aiming for the top level in the world. Constantly ...

Riello UPS increases Ducati sponsorship

Riello UPS increases Ducati sponsorship

RIELLO UPS SPINS FASTER WITH DUCATI CORSE IN 2009 Riello UPS has increased its investment and support in the "Ducati Corse" team for the 2009 MotoGP World Championship. Riello UPS, the leading European manufacturer of uninterruptible ...

French GP: Gresini Racing race report

French GP: Gresini Racing race report

ELIAS AND DE ANGELIS BATTLE IT OUT FOR POINTS AT LE MANS San Carlo Honda Gresini Team riders Toni Elias and Alex de Angelis were involved in an exciting head to head battle for points in the Grand Prix de France, with the Spaniard fighting...

Yamaha and Petronas extend collaboration into series

Yamaha and Petronas extend collaboration into series

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd has signed a three-year agreement with PETRONAS that will see the Malaysian national oil and gas corporation become an important new Official Sponsor and Premium Partner of the Fiat Yamaha Team. Under the new partnership,...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Bridgestone Valencia test summary

Bridgestone Valencia test summary

Bridgestone concludes 2009 with successful test and tyre compound debut The final grand prix of the 2009 MotoGP season was followed immediately by a three day test at the Valencia circuit at which all of next year's MotoGP entrants...

Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

Bautista ends Valencia test on a roll Alvaro Bautista has completed his first test onboard the Suzuki GSV-R by continuing to improve on his lap-times at a sunny Valencia today. Bautista recorded a best time of 1'34.163 from his 41 laps during...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Fiat Yamaha Brno test summary

Fiat Yamaha Brno test summary

Hard At Work, Lorenzo Fastest The Fiat Yamaha team were hard at work in Brno today and topped the standings in a one-day test, the final chance they will have to test outside of a race weekend before the end of the season. Jorge Lorenzo...