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Wed 15 Dec 2004
Rainey, Schwantz, Lawson, Chandler to race US support event

Rainey, Schwantz, Lawson, Chandler to race US support event

American legends, Wayne Rainey, Kevin Schwantz, Eddie Lawson and Doug Chandler will not only be in attendance at Laguna Seca, but will also be featured as a support race for the event. Because Dorna decided not to bring the regular MotoGP...

Wed 03 Nov 2004
Valencia: GFYT race report

Valencia: GFYT race report

Valentino Rossi (Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha) secured an incredible ninth win of a glorious championship winning season after a hard fought battle at today's Valencia Grand Prix. Down in sixth after a tricky start, Rossi used his improving pace to...

Sun 05 Sep 2004
Tamada steals pole from Rossi at Portugal

Tamada steals pole from Rossi at Portugal

Makoto Tamada rode an amazing lap to steal pole position from Valentino Rossi for Sunday's Portuguese GP at Estoril. Tamada's pole position lap was the first-ever lap in the 37 second range. Tamada's lap of 1:37.933 was almost half a second faster...

Sun 22 Aug 2004
Czech: Starting grid

Czech: Starting grid

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. 15 Sete Gibernau E Telefonica ...

Tue 17 Aug 2004
Czech: Galuloises Fortuna Yamaha preview

Czech: Galuloises Fortuna Yamaha preview

Czech Date For Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Riders The 16-round MotoGP World Championship prepares to recommence after a three week summer interval, reconvening in Brno on August 22. The Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team approaches its latest challenge...

Sun 31 Oct 2004
Rossi wins 2004 best qualifier award

Rossi wins 2004 best qualifier award

2004 BMW Best Qualifier Award won by Rossi 2004 MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi wrapped up the BMW 2004 MotoGP Best Qualifier Award this afternoon at the circuit of Valencia after speeding to another front row start. His cumulative time of...

Mon 05 Jul 2004
Tamada takes his first win in Brazil

Tamada takes his first win in Brazil

After American Kenny Roberts Jr. qualified on pole position on his Bridgestone-shod Suzuki, the MotoGP paddock knew Bridgestone tires were going to be a force to be reckoned with. Although Roberts Junior's lap time was the fastest ever for a ...

Sat 30 Oct 2004
Gibernau on provisional pole for final roundHeadline

Gibernau on provisional pole for final round

MotoGP championship runner-up, Sete Gibernau, claimed pole position from World Champion, Valentino Rossi in the dramatic final minute of the of today's qualifying in Valencia. Sete Gibernau. Photo by Richard Sloop. Though Rossi led...

Mon 23 Aug 2004
Czech: GFYT race report

Czech: GFYT race report

Rossi Second and Still in Championship Lead Reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi finished a fighting second in today's Czech Republic Grand Prix after a determined 22-lap race. The Italian had a close battle on his YZR-M1 machine with ...

Wed 21 Jul 2004
Standings after Germany

Standings after Germany

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Nat Bike Points --- ------------------------- ------ ------------------------- --------- 1. Valentino Rossi I Yamaha 139 2.

Wed 15 Dec 2004
More sponsors for US GP

More sponsors for US GP

Laguna Seca has signed yet another sponsor for next year's Red Bull U.S. GP: Parts Unlimited. Jeff Fox, President and CEO of Parts Unlimited expressed his excitement in the press release. "We are very excited to be involved in bringing MotoGP,...

Sat 16 Oct 2004
Australia: GFYT first qualifying notes

Australia: GFYT first qualifying notes

Rossi On Provisional Phillip Island Pole After a morning of extreme weather conditions at Phillip Island, including torrential rain and a short hailstorm, Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi made the most of the warm and dry afternoon...

Fri 25 Jun 2004
Dutch: GFYT first qualifying report

Dutch: GFYT first qualifying report

Rossi and Checa Fight Rain and Wind at Assen Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha riders Carlos Checa and Valentino Rossi battled against the forces of nature at Assen today, as heavy rain and blustery winds affected the first day of qualifying at the ...

Sat 04 Sep 2004
Portugal: GFYT Friday qualifying notes

Portugal: GFYT Friday qualifying notes

Rossi Takes Provisional Pole in Portugal Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi made a successful start to the Portuguese Grand Prix today by taking provisional pole on day one in Estoril. His team-mate Carlos Checa finished the ...

Sun 25 Jul 2004
Rossi grabs pole position for British GP

Rossi grabs pole position for British GP

Nicky Hayden took the provisional pole for the British GP at Donington Park yesterday, but, sadly for the American, Valentino Rossi decided to impose his authority and take it from him. During Friday qualifying, Hayden broke the lap record with a...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
Italy: GFYT Friday qualifying

Italy: GFYT Friday qualifying

Rossi Second Fastest on Opening Day, Checa Close Behind Valentino Rossi showed the speed and intimate track knowledge that has made him the only man to win in every contemporary MotoGP category at Mugello by taking second spot on the provisional...

Thu 22 Apr 2004
Rossi tries a Ferrari for size
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Rossi tries a Ferrari for size

MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi traded two wheels for four on April 21st when he got behind the wheel of the Ferrari F2004. The Italian had his first taste of an F1 car at Fiorano for a few laps and made an impressive debut, reportedly setting a...

Sun 25 Jul 2004
British: GFYT race notes

British: GFYT race notes

Rossi Romps to Fifth Win of the Year Gathering clouds overhead and a second or two of rain in the early laps of today's British Grand Prix could not stop Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi from picking up his fifth win of the year in commanding ...

Sun 18 Jul 2004
Biaggi takes German GP pole position

Biaggi takes German GP pole position

In MotoGP, things move at the speed of light, and the German GP as the Sachsenring, was not exception. After setting the fastest lap time on Friday's qualifying session, joint championship leader Sete Gibernau was not able to keep his position on...

Sat 26 Jun 2004
Dutch: GFYT final qualifying report

Dutch: GFYT final qualifying report

Rossi and Checa Break Records in Assen Qualifying The Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha team dominated the final qualifying session at Assen, with Valentino Rossi and Carlos Checa filling the top two places on the grid, both their quickest lap times well...

Wed 24 Nov 2004
GFYT Sepang test day two notes

GFYT Sepang test day two notes

Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team Makes Good Progress in Malaysia Reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi and his 2005 Yamaha team-mate Colin Edwards finished a second day of testing at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia today. Both riders completed...

Sat 02 Oct 2004
Qatar: GFYT race notes

Qatar: GFYT race notes

Dire Day For Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team Carlos Checa (Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha) was forced to retire from third position with only two laps remaining of today's inaugural Qatar Grand Prix. The 31-year-old Spaniard took the hole-shot from...

Fri 25 Jun 2004
Gibernau on Dutch GP provisional pole

Gibernau on Dutch GP provisional pole

Assen is the only circuit that remains since the inception of the GP championship back in 1949. 50 years ago, road circuits were much different that what we see today. In those days, a road course was really a course on a road. There are many...

Fri 05 Nov 2004
Final 2004 standings

Final 2004 standings

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Nat Team Points --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- --------- 1. Valentino Rossi I Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha 304 2. Sete Gibernau E...

Thu 09 Sep 2004
Rossi regains control of World Championship titleHeadline

Rossi regains control of World Championship title

The 25 year-old living legend, Valentino Rossi, stamped his authority at today's Portuguese GP at the Estoril circuit, by taking his sixth GP victory of the 2004 season and 65th of his career. Valentino Rossi. Photo by Gauloises ...

Mon 19 Jul 2004
Germany: Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team race report

Germany: Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team race report

Rossi Reinforces Championship Lead At Sachsenring Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha rider and reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi entered today's German Grand Prix in Sachsenring with a share of the World Championship lead, finally finishing in...

Sat 30 Oct 2004
Spain Friday qualifying times

Spain Friday qualifying times

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. 15 Sete Gibernau E Telefonica ...

Sat 18 Sep 2004
Hopkins on provisional pole for Japanese GPHeadline

Hopkins on provisional pole for Japanese GP

American John Hopkins took his first-ever provisional pole position for Sunday's Japanese GP at Motegi. John Hopkins. Photo by Richard Sloop. In anticipation of what will be the "David vs. Goliath" battle between world champion ...

Fri 23 Jul 2004
British: GFYT first qualifying notes

British: GFYT first qualifying notes

Rossi and Checa Set Leading Pace at Donington Despite the drenching that the 4.023km Donington Park circuit took overnight, today's first day of qualifying for the British Grand Prix provided near perfect track conditions, with Yamaha riders ...

Sat 01 May 2004
Espana: Starting lineup

Espana: Starting lineup

Pos Name Manufacturer Time --- ------------------- ------------- ---------- 1. Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1:40.818 2. Sete Gibernau Honda 1:41.198 3. Carlos Checa Yamaha 1:41.427 4.

Mon 18 Oct 2004
Australia: Michelin race notes

Australia: Michelin race notes

Rossi destroys his own race record to score 41st premier-class win and fourth title World Champion discusses Michelin's part in his remarkable ongoing successes Valentino Rossi (Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team YZR-M1-Michelin) continued his...

Fri 20 Aug 2004
Provisional 2005 MotoGP Calendar

Provisional 2005 MotoGP Calendar

April 10 Spain Jerez de la Frontera April 17 Rio or/South Africa Jacarepagua or/ou Welkom * May 1 China Shanghai May 15 France Le Mans May 29 Italy Mugello June 5 Catalunya Catalunya June 19 Great Britain Donington Park June 25 *** Netherlands ...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Catalunya: GFYT race report

Catalunya: GFYT race report

Rossi on Top Again as Yamaha Rules in Catalunya Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha rider and reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi won his second consecutive Grand Prix in Catalunya today, leading a charge of three Yamahas into the top four places.

Wed 03 Nov 2004
GFYT Valencia test day one notes

GFYT Valencia test day one notes

Rossi Tests Prototype M1 in Valencia as Edwards Makes Yamaha Debut The Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team and several other MotoGP teams were hard at work again today at a test in Valencia, Spain, just three days after the final Grand Prix of 2004 at...

Thu 07 Oct 2004
Gibernau wins vital Qatar GPHeadline

Gibernau wins vital Qatar GP

Sete Gibernau crawled himself back into the championship hunt of his first MotoGP World Championship title at the Losail circuit in Qatar. The Spaniard not only won Saturday's GP, but also cut 2/3 of his championship-points deficit to Valentino ...

Sat 16 Oct 2004
Malaysia race results

Malaysia race results

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Gap to 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ------------ 1. 46 Valentino Rossi I Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Yamaha ...