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Mon 02 Apr 2001
MYT Suzuka preview

MYT Suzuka preview

The 2001 World Championship bursts into action this weekend at Suzuka, the first of 16 stops on GP racing's first world tour of the 21st century. This year's 500 series is indeed a momentous moment in Grand Prix history, for it is the last 500...

Wed 20 Jun 2001
Catalunya GP Shell Advance Honda Team Haslam withdraws

Catalunya GP Shell Advance Honda Team Haslam withdraws

Barcelona 500 cc Grand Prix Leon Haslam Withdraws From Catalunya Gp Barcelona, Friday,15 June 2001: Shell Advance Honda rider Leon Haslam will not race in Sunday's Catalunya Grand Prix. Haslam completed just 11 laps in practice this...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Stefano Bianco pilota Team Bossini-Fontana Racing 2002

Stefano Bianco pilota Team Bossini-Fontana Racing 2002

Stefano Bianco, il pilota più giovane esordiente in assoluto nella storia del Motomondiale, parteciperà al prossimo Moto GP 2002 con il Bossini - Fontana Racing. Torino, 10 dicembre 2001. Stefano Bianco, il più giovane esordiente della storia...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Daryl Beattie prepares for Australian Safari
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Daryl Beattie prepares for Australian Safari

Former 500cc Grand Prix Racer Beattie Rides 720KM in Preparation For Australian Safari WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20: Former 500cc grand prix motorcycle racer Daryl Beattie today completed an incident-free 720km training stint in the Northern Territory...

Fri 13 Apr 2001
Welkom race preview

Welkom race preview

<pre> 2001 Moto GP 500 World Championship, round 2 South African Grand Prix - Phakisa Freeway, Welkom April 20/21/22 2001 </pre> WELKOM: WHERE THE 16.5 v 17 WAR BEGAN! Following a breathtaking season-opening Japanese GP, the 500 ...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Telefonica Movistar Suzuki Team Valencia race report

Telefonica Movistar Suzuki Team Valencia race report

Team Telefonica MoviStar Suzuki riders Sete Gibernau and Kenny Roberts finished first and third in today's Valencia GP, conquering extraordinarily difficult mixed conditions to dominate a race that started on a slippery wet track,...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Team Sepang test day two recap

Marlboro Yamaha Team Sepang test day two recap

Sepang, Malaysia Friday December 7 2001 CHECA & BIAGGI GO FASTER AT SEPANG Marlboro Yamaha Team riders Carlos Checa and Max Biaggi continued their impressive progress at Sepang today, day two of their final test session of 2001. Overnight rain...

Sun 21 Oct 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Sepang final qualifying

Marlboro Yamaha Sepang final qualifying

MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX, SEPANG Final Qualifying, Saturday October 20 2001 Marlboro Yamaha men have torrid day at boiling Sepang Marlboro Yamaha Team riders Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa had a fraught final qualifying session at boiling-hot Sepang...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
German GP Shell Advance Honda race report

German GP Shell Advance Honda race report

Shell Advance Honda rider Leon Haslam made a disappointingly brief appearance in his first ride aboard a factory Honda NSR500 V4 in today's German GP. Haslam's race came to a crashing end in a first lap scramble for track position with the...

Thu 27 Sep 2001
Edouard Michelin ? Valence

Edouard Michelin ? Valence

Edouard Michelin assiste à la 50e victoire Michelin d'affilée en 500 Pour la première fois, Edouard Michelin se déplaçait sur un Grand Prix de Moto Vitesse. Présent à Valence pour suivre le travail de son équipe Michelin Compétition, le...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
Bridgestone motorcycle program takes on WGP 500 challenge

Bridgestone motorcycle program takes on WGP 500 challenge

Buoyed by its success in other areas of competition, the Bridgestone motorcycle racing program will take on what many consider to be the pinnacle and ultimate challenge of the sport - World Grand Prix 500cc racing. Bob Graham, Manager of ...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Michelin de toutes nouvelles machines quatre-temps de 990 cm3

Michelin de toutes nouvelles machines quatre-temps de 990 cm3

Championnat du Monde 500 2001-Rio de Janeiro, Jacarepagua( Brésil)- 03/11/01 LE NOUVEAU DEFI MICHELIN ­ LES QUATRE-TEMPS DE GP En avril prochain, le Championnat du Monde des Grands Prix va profondément changer. De toutes nouvelles machines...

Sat 27 Oct 2001
Michelin Rio GP, Jacarepagua preview

Michelin Rio GP, Jacarepagua preview

LAST HURRAH FOR SCREAMIN' 500s The curtain falls on the 2001 World Championship at Rio de Janeiro this weekend, marking the end of one of the greatest title contests in more than five decades of 500 GP racing. World Champion Valentino Rossi ...

Wed 28 Mar 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Team sign new sponosr

Marlboro Yamaha Team sign new sponosr

Yamaha today announced that it will sign an agreement with innovative French lubricant company Motul as sponsor and technical partner to the Marlboro Yamaha Team for 2001. Motul enjoyed a five-year relationship with Yamaha sponsoring its factory...

Fri 23 Mar 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Team tests at Suzuka

Marlboro Yamaha Team tests at Suzuka

Marlboro Yamaha Team duo Carlos Checa and Max Biaggi completed their pre-season testing programme at Suzuka today, confirming once again that they are ready to challenge for the 2001 500 World Championship which begins at the Japanese track on...

Sun 01 Apr 2001
Le preview du GP Moto du Japon

Le preview du GP Moto du Japon

Championnat du monde moto 500cc 2001, 1ère épreuve Grand Prix du Japon à Suzuka - 6/7/8 avril 2001 2001 OUVRE SUR LE MYTHE SUZUKA Après un programme d’essais hivernaux intensif, Michelin s’attaque ce week-end à la première course du...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Dutch GP Michelin preview

Dutch GP Michelin preview

2001 MotoGP 500 World Championship, round 7 Dutch Grand Prix, Assen - June 28/29/30 2001 HIGH SPEED AT THE CATHEDRAL The 2001 World Championship nears half-distance this weekend at Assen, a racetrack like no other. Nicknamed the Cathedral of...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Michelin Phillip Island preview

Michelin Phillip Island preview

2001 Moto GP 500 World Championship, round 14 Australian Grand Prix, Phillip Island - October 12/13/14 2001 PHILLIP ISLAND - THE ULTIMATE TEST FOR TYRES This weekend's Australian GP provides the toughest challenge of the year for Michelin's...

Sat 27 Oct 2001
Michelin GP de Rio, Jacarepaugua Br?sil prevue

Michelin GP de Rio, Jacarepaugua Br?sil prevue

DERNIERE DANSE POUR LES 500 Le Championnat du Monde 500 síachËve ce week-end Rio de Janeiro. Cíest la fin díune des meilleures saisons de líhistoire. Le nouveau Champion du Monde, Valentino Rossi (Nastro Azzurro Honda-Michelin), a dominÈ...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Michelin Valence GP course

Michelin Valence GP course

Devant son public, Gibernau signe sa première victoire en 500 et la 50e d'affilée pour Michelin. Trois dixièmes. Un écart infime mais suffisant pour offrir à Sete Gibernau (Telefonica Movistar Suzuki-Michelin) sa première victoire en ...

Sun 09 Sep 2001
Ecclestone takes laps on MYT bike
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Ecclestone takes laps on MYT bike

Formula One car supremo Bernie Ecclestone had two of the best laps of his life at Estoril today, riding the Marlboro Yamaha Team twin-seater behind former GP winner Randy Mamola. Making a surprise visit to the Marlboro Portuguese GP, Ecclestone...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Team Rio GP race day report

Marlboro Yamaha Team Rio GP race day report

Rio Grand Prix, Jacarepagua Race Day, Saturday November 3 2001 MARLBORO YAMAHA DENIED THRILLING RIO VICTORY Marlboro Yamaha Team riders Carlos Checa and Max Biaggi played a starring role in today's thrilling season-ending Rio GP, run as a...

Mon 22 Oct 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Sepang race report

Marlboro Yamaha Sepang race report

MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX, SEPANG Race Day, Sunday October 21 2001 A DIFFICULT DAY FOR THE MARLBORO YAMAHA MEN Marlboro Yamaha Team riders Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa had another torrid day at stifling hot Sepang today, Biaggi crashing out and Checa...

Wed 25 Apr 2001
GP d'Afrique du sud Michelin jour 3

GP d'Afrique du sud Michelin jour 3

<pre> GRAND PRIX D'AFRIQUE DU SUD, WELKOM La course, dimanche 22 avril 2001 </pre> Les italiens Rossi et Capirossi imbattables au guidon de leurs Honda Valentino Rossi (Nastro Azzurro Honda-Michelin) et Loris Capirossi (West Honda...

Tue 19 Jun 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Team Catalunyan GP race report

Marlboro Yamaha Team Catalunyan GP race report

Marlboro Catalan Grand Prix, Catalunya Race Day, Sunday June 17 2001 Marlboro Yamaha On The Podium At Catalunya Marlboro Yamaha Team rider Max Biaggi came home a brilliant second in today' s thrilling Marlboro Catalan GP, continuing a strong...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Michelin? GP d?Australie, Phillip Island prevue

Michelin? GP d?Australie, Phillip Island prevue

Championnat du Monde Moto Grand Prix díAustralie, Phillip Island 12/13/14 octobre 2001 PHILLIP ISLAND - UN SUPPLICE POUR LES PNEUS Le Grand Prix díAustralie qui se tient ce week-end Phillip Island est celui qui donne le plus de...

Mon 06 Aug 2001
MYT visit Marlboro Masters, Zandvoort

MYT visit Marlboro Masters, Zandvoort

MARLBORO YAMAHA RIDERS 'BURN RUBBER' AT MARLBORO MASTERS Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa today took part in a thrilling demonstration at the Marlboro Masters in Zandvoort, Netherlands. Fresh from their second one-two finish of the year at the ...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
MYT Brno race report

MYT Brno race report

The Marlboro Yamaha Team came to Brno this weekend hopeful of keeping their momentum rolling and taking Max Biaggi another step closer to World Championship leader Valentino Rossi (Honda). But although Biaggi started the race from pole position...

Sun 08 Jul 2001
British GP2 Marlboro Yamaha Team final qualifying report

British GP2 Marlboro Yamaha Team final qualifying report

British Grand Prix, Donington Park Final Qualifying, Saturday July 7 2001 Marlboro Yamaha Stay On Top For Battle Of Britain Marlboro Yamaha Team star Max Biaggi will start tomorrow's British GP from pole position, following this afternoon's...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
IRTA test Jerez, first day

IRTA test Jerez, first day

The Jerez circuit has once more been the place of the first official tests of the new World Championship. The two riders of Team Repsol YPF Honda left a good impression, with Ukawa being the faster of the two, clocking the fifth fastest time of...

Mon 05 Nov 2001
Michelin GP de Rio de course finale

Michelin GP de Rio de course finale

"Pour moi, ce week-end a ÈtÈ trËs difficile," a reconnu Biaggi, qui a gagnÈ trois courses cette annÈe. "Cette piste est tellement bosselÈe que nous níarrivions pas rÈgler la moto. Mon feeling Ètait mauvais líavant et je ne pouvais...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Michelin Estoril preview

Michelin Estoril preview

2001 MotoGP 500 World Championship, round 11 Portuguese Grand Prix, Estoril- September 7/8/9 2001 FASTEST 500 SEASON, SLOWEST 500 TRACK The fastest 500 World Championship in history tackles its slowest circuit this weekend. But while Estoril...

Fri 01 Jun 2001
Italian GP Shell Advance Honda preview

Italian GP Shell Advance Honda preview

The last time British rider Chris Walker was at Italy9s famed Autodromo Internazionale de Mugello he was a spectator. This Sunday he will be aboard Grand Prix racing9s premier speed weapon, a factory Shell Advance Honda NSR500. "I've been to ...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Michelin, four-stroke GPs create new challenge

Michelin, four-stroke GPs create new challenge

Rio de Janeiro, Saturday November 3 2001 FOUR­STROKE GPs-MICHELIN'S NEW CHALLENGE From next April 990cc four-strokes go head to head with the 500s in the new-look MotoGP World Championship. The prototype four-strokes are expected to...

Thu 28 Jun 2001
Shell Advance Honda Dutch preview

Shell Advance Honda Dutch preview

DUTCH TT, 30 June Assen, Holland Walker and Haslam Fit and Eager for Dutch TT The Shell Advance Honda Team returns to full strength with teenage star Leon Haslam joining British teammate Chris Walker for the Dutch TT after missing three races...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Yamaha and MYT confirm 2002 driver line-up

Yamaha and MYT confirm 2002 driver line-up

Yamaha has confirmed today that the Marlboro Yamaha Team will contest the 2002 MotoGP championship with Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa riding the all-new four-stroke Yamaha YZR-M1. Yamaha continues its partnership with the team's principal sponsor ...