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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...

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 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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Fri 13 Apr 2001
Welkom ?preuve

Welkom ?preuve

<pre> Grand Prix d'Afrique du Sud - Circuit Phakisa, Welkom 20/21/22 avril 2001 </pre> WELKOM : NAISSANCE DU MYTHE 16.5 ! Après un Grand Prix du Japon haletant, c'est en Afrique du Sud que le championnat du monde 500 se poursuit.

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 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 ...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Nastro Azzuro Honda Team Valencia race notes

Nastro Azzuro Honda Team Valencia race notes

Valentino Rossi: 'So much effort for so little return. We came here for private testing, we made four sessions of testing and found a good set-up for the machine and in the morning warm up I was fastest and put together some laps at a very good ...

Tue 01 May 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Jerez preview

Marlboro Yamaha Jerez preview

Marlboro Spanish Grand Prix Jerez May 4/5/6 2001 The 2001 World Championship shifts into top gear this weekend as the GP circus comes to Spain for the first of ten Continental races. It's a super-important event for everyone, especially Marlboro...

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...

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...

Tue 10 Apr 2001
Petronas launches prototype engine

Petronas launches prototype engine

Petronas Launches High Performance Motorcycle Prototype Engine Suzuka, Japan - April 7, 2001 - 12am : Petronas unveiled today its first high performance motorcycle prototype engine, one day before the opening season of the 2001 FIM World ...

Sun 14 Oct 2001
Phillip Island MYT final qualifying

Phillip Island MYT final qualifying

Australian Grand Prix, Phillip Island Final Qualifying, Saturday October 13 2001 Marlboro Yamaha Men Ready For Island Battle Marlboro Yamaha Team riders Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa qualified first and seventh for tomorrow's Australian GP, the...

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 23 Jul 2001
Shell Advance Honda German GP preview

Shell Advance Honda German GP preview

Aussie Teenager Answers The 500cc Call Brisbane teenager, Brendan Clarke set off on a whirlwind international flight from Melbourne to Frankfurt today to join the elite category of world motorcycling, starting with this weekend's 500cc Grand...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Marlboro Yamaha Team Sepang test preview

Marlboro Yamaha Team Sepang test preview

The Marlboro Yamaha Team and riders Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa were making final preparations today for their three-day test at Malaysia's Sepang Circuit. The team arrived in Malaysia from a successful four-day outing at Phillip Island in...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Repsol YPF backs Rossi and Azurro

Repsol YPF backs Rossi and Azurro

HRC, Repsol YPF and the Honda Nastro Azurro Team have reached an agreement whereby the oil company will sponsor the current Number Two in the 500 c.c. World Championship. The close relationship between Repsol YPF and HRC has facilitated ...

Sun 14 Oct 2001
Phillip Island Michelin course

Phillip Island Michelin course

Rossi prend son premier titre 500 en gagnant devant Biaggi et Capirossi. Il n'y a pas meilleure façon de s'offrir un titre. Valentino Rossi (Nastro Azzurro Honda-Michelin) a inscrit son nom dans l'histoire du Championnat du Monde 500 en...

Mon 16 Jul 2001
Vodacom Nashua Yamaha Team AA Kyalami preview

Vodacom Nashua Yamaha Team AA Kyalami preview

Vodacom Nashua Yamaha Team Goes To AA Kyalami With Work To Do The Vodacom Nashua Yamaha Racing Team will be in no mood to take prisoners at AA Kyalami next Saturday (July 21), during Rounds 9 and 10 of the 2001 Dark Dog Superbike ...

Mon 01 Oct 2001
Motegi Michelin pr?sentation

Motegi Michelin pr?sentation

Championnat du Monde Moto, saison 2001, 13e Èpreuve Grand Prix du Pacifique, Motegi - 5/6/7 octobre 2001 LA DERNIERE LIGNE DROITE Ce week-end, les Grands Prix se dèroulent au Japon pour la deuxiËme fois de l'annèe. Ce Grand Prix de Motegi...