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Sun 23 Oct 2005
Honda riders earn front row in IstanbulHeadline

Honda riders earn front row in Istanbul

The Movistar Honda riders came up today with a 1-2 in the qualifying session at the Istanbul Park Circuit for this weekend's first MotoGP Grand Prix of Turkey. Sete Gibernau took the pole position, leaving behind, by just one tenth of a second,...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddockHeadline

ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddock

The official ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) press conference took place as usual on the Friday of Le Mans week in the Restaurant du Welcome in the North West area of the circuit. The ACO took this opportunity to look forward to next year's ...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Rossi happy with latest Ferrari testHeadline
F1

Rossi happy with latest Ferrari test

MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi was back behind the wheel of a Ferrari F1 car this week when he undertook a three-day test at Fiorano and Mugello. Rossi has tested with the Maranello squad twice already this year and while he has denied rumours...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Michelin completes Grand Slam
F1

Michelin completes Grand Slam

Michelin made history on this weekend's Catalunya Rally, where Sebastien Loeb's 10th victory of the season secured Citroen Sport its third consecutive World Rally Championship for Manufacturers - and Michelin's 38th WRC title in all. With one...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
Capirossi wins the race, Rossi the championshipHeadline

Capirossi wins the race, Rossi the championship

In a historic race, Loris Capirossi claimed his second 2005 victory on his Marlboro Ducati at the Sepang Circuit of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as Valentino Rossi won the Moto GP world championship for the fourth consecutive time -- or fifth, counting...

Thu 01 Sep 2005
Gauloises Yamaha Team Brno test notes

Gauloises Yamaha Team Brno test notes

GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM READY FOR FLYAWAYS AFTER SUCCESSFUL BRNO TEST Following his ninth victory from eleven races in Sunday's Czech Republic Grand Prix, Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi and his team-mate Colin Edwards completed a ...

Fri 29 Apr 2005
Chinese GP: Another Waters heads overseas

Chinese GP: Another Waters heads overseas

12-year-old Aussie MotoGP mechanic! The second son of the successful Mildura motor cycle racing Waters family is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, when Brodie Waters leaves Mildura shortly for Shanghai, China, to work at the first...

Tue 08 Nov 2005
Michelin's Dupasquier says his final goodbyes

Michelin's Dupasquier says his final goodbyes

MICHELIN BOSS SAYS HIS GOODBYES The MotoGP paddock gathered last night to commemorate the departure of Michelin's charismatic director of motorsports Pierre Dupasquier. The 68-year-old Frenchman, who has headed the company's racing ...

Wed 16 Mar 2005
BMW Award to be awarded in Barcelona

BMW Award to be awarded in Barcelona

New MotoGP season starts with BMW Award - MotoGP Test 2005 The curtain raiser to yet another thrilling MotoGP season takes place this weekend in Barcelona with the world's best Grand Prix riders battling for the coveted BMW Award of a brand...

Wed 04 May 2005
Rossi wins torrential Chinese GPHeadline

Rossi wins torrential Chinese GP

Valentino Rossi has brought the YZR-M1 full-circle by winning the third round of the 2005 season in Shanghai, China under torrential conditions. Race winner Valentino Rossi celebrates with Oliver Jacque. Photo by Gauloises Fortuna...

Fri 25 Nov 2005
Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006Headline

Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006

The Honda Racing Competition has confirmed today Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa as their two riders for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) 2006 season in the factory Repsol Honda Team. Nicky Hayden. Photo by...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Rossi takes the victory in QatarHeadline

Rossi takes the victory in Qatar

The seven-time World Champion, Valentino Rossi, came up today with his tenth victory of the season as the MotoGP tour disputed the 14th round at the Losail International Circuit for the Qatar Grand Prix. Marco Melandri, with Movistar Honda, and ...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
Yamaha's world champions comments on Rossi

Yamaha's world champions comments on Rossi

Gauloises Yamaha Team Feature 28th September 2005 YAMAHA'S WORLD CHAMPIONS REFLECT ON ROSSI'S SUCCESS There could not have been a more fitting way for Yamaha to celebrate its 50th Anniversary than by winning the most prestigious title in ...

Tue 14 Jun 2005
Pedrosa wins in 250cc ... again

Pedrosa wins in 250cc ... again

The Spaniard rider Daniel Pedrosa achieved yesterday his third consecutive victory in his home race held at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, where Casey Stoner and Andrea Dovizioso completed the podium places. For many people in the...

Wed 11 May 2005
French GP: Gauloises Yamaha preview

French GP: Gauloises Yamaha preview

GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM TAKES TITLE QUEST TO FRANCE The Gauloises Yamaha Team returned to Europe last week in tired but contented mood after continuing its excellent start to the 2005 campaign with another victory at the first ever MotoGP event in...

Sun 01 May 2005
Fontana Racing Sachsenring di GP Germania

Fontana Racing Sachsenring di GP Germania

Gran Premio di Germania Sachsenring 19 Luglio 2002 Prove 125cc C'è solo Max Sabbatani a difendere i colori del Bossini Sterilgarda Racing al Sachsenring, dove domenica è in programma il GP di Germania, nona prova stagionale. Stefano Bianco,...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
Qatar GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Thurdsday notes

Qatar GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Thurdsday notes

ROSSI BACK ON TOP AS THE ACTION HEATS UP IN QATAR Newly-crowned World Champion Valentino Rossi returned to the MotoGP paddock in dominant fashion today as he clocked a record lap of the Losail International Circuit to top the time sheets on...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Melandri tops Sepang tests, Ducati at Jerez

Melandri tops Sepang tests, Ducati at Jerez

Just three weeks after the 2005 season closed in Valencia, the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) has returned to action at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia for three days of testing. Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and Kawasaki are at ...

Mon 07 Nov 2005
Valencian GP: Telefonica Movistar Honda race report

Valencian GP: Telefonica Movistar Honda race report

Marco Melandri could not have dreamed of a better way to finish as MotoGP World Championship runner-up than by ending an excellent season with another victory at Valencia. His second consecutive win came ahead of his main rival for the ...

Wed 08 Jun 2005
Catalunya GP: Gauloises Yamaha preview

Catalunya GP: Gauloises Yamaha preview

GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM TAKES GOOD FORM ON TO CATALUNYA The MotoGP World Championship returns to Spain for the second time this season as the Gauloises Yamaha Team look to continue their excellent progress in the sixth round of the campaign at the...

Fri 22 Apr 2005
Chinese GP: Michelin preview

Chinese GP: Michelin preview

MICHELIN ALL SET FOR CHINESE CHALLENGE World's greatest motorcycling nation welcomes MotoGP circus for first time as Michelin races for an historic 325th victory Michelin contests China's first-ever motorcycle Grand Prix on Sunday May 1, aiming...

Fri 04 Mar 2005
Qatar pre-season test: Day Two

Qatar pre-season test: Day Two

Makoto Tamada and Loris Capirossi shared the top of the timesheets as the two finished their second day of testing with a fastest time of 1:57.69. Their times were almost a second faster than Nicky Hayden's time from the first day, quite an ...

Sun 30 Jan 2005
Laguna Seca 2005 schedule finalized

Laguna Seca 2005 schedule finalized

2005 Season Schedule Finalized for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Premier North American and World Championship Road Races Featured in Historic Track's 49th Season MONTEREY, Calif. (Jan. 27, 2005) - With a season that is book-ended by North America's...

Mon 19 Sep 2005
Japanese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

Japanese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

DISAPPOINTING DAY FOR ROSSI IN EVENTFUL JAPANESE GRAND PRIX Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi suffered a rare fall in the Grand Prix of Japan today, after making a sensational start from eleventh on the grid and passing seven riders by...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
TT Assen: Gauloises Yamaha Team Saturday notes

TT Assen: Gauloises Yamaha Team Saturday notes

ROSSI MAKES HISTORY AS GAULOISES YAMAHA CELEBRATE PODIUM DOUBLE Valentino Rossi became the first Yamaha rider ever to win five consecutive premier-class races after another authoritarian performance in the 75th anniversary Gauloises Dutch TT,...

Sun 05 Jun 2005
Italian GP: Gauloises Yamaha qualifying report

Italian GP: Gauloises Yamaha qualifying report

ROSSI SCORCHES TO NEW POLE POSITION RECORD AT MUGELLO Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi delighted his army of fans at the Mugello circuit in Italy today with a stunning final lap that saw him seal a new pole position record and the...

Sun 16 Oct 2005
Australian GP: Galuloises Yamaha Team Saturday notes

Australian GP: Galuloises Yamaha Team Saturday notes

Gauloises Yamaha riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards both lapped inside the previous pole record time at Phillip Island today in a highly competitive battle for grid positions ahead of tomorrow's Australian Grand Prix. Rossi shaved almost six...

Tue 19 Apr 2005
Standings after Portuguese GP

Standings after Portuguese GP

Pos Rider Nat Bike Points --- ------------------------- --- --------------- --------- 1. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 45 2. Alexandre Barros BRA Honda 38 3....

Tue 28 Jun 2005
Standings after TT Assen

Standings after TT Assen

Pos Rider Nat Bike Points --- ------------------------- --- --------------- --------- 1. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 145 2. Marco Melandri ITA Honda 87 3.

Tue 29 Mar 2005
Gauloises Yamaha Team Jerez test, day two

Gauloises Yamaha Team Jerez test, day two

Jerez IRTA Tests Jerez, Spain Saturday 26th March WET-WEATHER WORK FOR ROSSI AND EDWARDS DURING RAINY MORNING IN JEREZ The second day of the Jerez IRTA Tests began with heavy rain and Gauloises Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Colin ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Gauloises Yamaha Team Sepang test 2005-11-28

Gauloises Yamaha Team Sepang test 2005-11-28

Ambient temperature: 30.2 degrees Track temperature: 40 degrees Humidity: 65% GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM GET BACK TO BUSINESS IN SEPANG Just three weeks after rounding off Yamaha's victorious 2005 season in Valencia, Gauloises Yamaha Team riders ...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Michelin pleased with season start
CCR

Michelin pleased with season start

Michelin scores resounding successes on all fronts Following highly convincing displays in the first three Formula One Grands Prix of the season -- including taking the top 8 places in the most recent race in Bahrain, Michelin continues to take...

Sat 30 Apr 2005
Pedrosa gives Spaniards a celebration

Pedrosa gives Spaniards a celebration

Pedrosa gives the Spaniards a reason to celebrate at Jerez The Spaniard Daniel Pedrosa achieved today his eighth career victory in the opening round of the 250 cc. Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) disputed at Jerez de la ...

Mon 14 Mar 2005
Rap and MotoGP

Rap and MotoGP

Last week it was announced by crash.net, that hip-hop artist Ludacris and his label DTP, would get involved in the world of motorcycles, specifically the ill-sponsored WCM team. I have to say that I’m on the fence on this and here is why.

Sat 19 Feb 2005
It's official, the Brazilian GP is cancelled.

It's official, the Brazilian GP is cancelled.

Yesterday, the Spanish media was reporting rumors of a possible cancellation of the Brazilian round of the MotoGP season. According to as.com, the same source that first reported Rossi's departure from Honda back in 2003, the reason for the ...

Sun 13 Feb 2005
Sepang II pre-season test: First Day

Sepang II pre-season test: First Day

Sete Gibernau placed his RC211V 2005 Honda at the top of the time-sheets during the second Sepang test of 2005. Gibernau did not break any lap records, nor set the world ablaze like Loris Capirossi did at the last test, but at this first day of ...

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