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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...

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
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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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

Tue 10 Nov 2009
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...

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
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...

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...

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 ...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Wed 11 Nov 2009
Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Big steps for both riders at Valencia test Loris Capirossi and Alvaro Bautista continued in a positive direction during the penultimate day of testing at Valencia, as the pair made use of the improved conditions in Spain today. Capirossi ...

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 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Indianpolis Motor Speedway management changes

Indianpolis Motor Speedway management changes

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT CHANGES ANNOUNCED AT HULMAN & COMPANY, INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 -- The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced June 30 that a...

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 07 Oct 2009
Portuguese GP: Prama Racing race report

Portuguese GP: Prama Racing race report

KALLIO SLIPS WHILE IN SIXTH POSITION. CANEPA THIRTEENTH It seems like everything was going in the right direction today for Mika Kallio. The Pramac Racing rider, who started from the tenth position, conquered the seventh position after the first...

Ben Spies to leave WSBK for MotoGP in 2010

Ben Spies to leave WSBK for MotoGP in 2010

Ben Spies to move to MotoGP in 2010 Yamaha Motor Company., Ltd herewith confirms that Ben Spies, currently 2nd in the World Superbike Championship, will be moving to the MotoGP Championship in 2010 to join the Tech 3 Yamaha Team. The Texan ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
San Marino GP: Ducati preview

San Marino GP: Ducati preview

DUCATI MARLBORO TEAM HEAD TO SAN MARINO FOR SECOND HOME GP Just a week after celebrating a podium finish for Nicky Hayden in his own home race at Indianapolis, the Ducati Marlboro Team heads to the factory's second home race this weekend as the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Qatar GP: Ducati postponement notes

Qatar GP: Ducati postponement notes

GRAND PRIX OF QATAR POSTPONED AFTER FREAK RAINSTORM A torrential desert downpour just sixty seconds before the start of the opening race of the season at Losail means it has been postponed until Monday, with the warm-up set to take place at...

Wrooom ice race report
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Wrooom ice race report

Wrooom: Shutting down on the track Madonna di Campiglio, 16th January - The curtain fell on the 19th edition of the Wrooom meeting with the traditional race on the ice track at Madonna di Campiglio. A feverish Kimi Raikkonen and Marc Gene - who...

Mon 19 Oct 2009
Australian GP: Race results

Australian GP: Race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Manufacturer Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ --------- --------- 1. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ducati interview with Claudio Domenicali

Ducati interview with Claudio Domenicali

CLAUDIO DOMENICALI REVEALS DESMOSEDICI GP9 SECRETS Madonna di Campiglio, Trento. The second day of the Wrooom - MotoGP Press Ski Meeting 2009 took place under light but constant snowfall today, forcing the presentation of the new Ducati ...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: Qualifying times

Valencian GP: Qualifying times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Czech GP: Bridgestone race report

Czech GP: Bridgestone race report

Rossi takes fifth win of season; Bridgestone breaks track records Round 11: Czech Republic GP - Race Automotodrom Brno, Sunday 16 August 2009 Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front - Hard, Extra hard. Rear - Medium, Hard Valentino...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: LCR Honda Friday practice report

Valencian GP: LCR Honda Friday practice report

DE PUNIET FIFTH QUICKEST AT VALENCIA GP OPENING DAY Valencia, 06 November: LCR Honda MotoGP Team racer Randy de Puniet began to set up his Honda machine with the fifth fastest time in today's free practice session at the Ricardo Tormo circuit ...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Fiat Yamaha qualifying report

Malaysian GP: Fiat Yamaha qualifying report

Rossi sets record lap in Fiat Yamaha qualifying one-two Valentino Rossi smashed the pole record at Sepang this afternoon to take his sixth pole position of the season ahead of tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix, the Italian's first championship ...

Wed 11 Nov 2009
Fiat Yamaha Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Fiat Yamaha Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Season ends with successful test in Valencia A year of hard work finally came to an end for the Fiat Yamaha Team today with the last day of testing in Valencia. Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi finished the day first and third, signing off for...