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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...

Mon 26 Sep 2005
Malaysian GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

Malaysian GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi clinched the MotoGP World Championship for the fifth successive season after taking second place in the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang today. Rossi became only the third rider in history to win the ...

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 ...

Fri 16 Sep 2005
Hayden aids benefit for injured rider
AMA

Hayden aids benefit for injured rider

HAYDEN AUTOGRAPHED BANNERS TO BENEFIT INJURED RIDER MONTEREY, Calif. (September 15, 2005) -- Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is offering motorcycle fans an opportunity to own a unique piece of history while at the same time donating to a great ...

Sun 01 May 2005
Chinese GP race results

Chinese GP race results

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

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 ...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
TT Assen race results

TT Assen race results

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

Mon 02 May 2005
Chinese GP: Michelin race notes

Chinese GP: Michelin race notes

ROSSI IS REIGNING CHAMP IN CHINA World Champion Rossi wins Michelin's 325th victory in soaking Shanghai GP Reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi (Gauloises Yamaha Team YZR-M1-Michelin) was the rain master at Shanghai today, scoring Michelin's...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
Phillip Island pre-season test: Day Two

Phillip Island pre-season test: Day Two

Sete Gibernau topped the time sheets for the second day in a row. And in the process, the number 15 broke the lap record by two tenths of a second. "Here we have worked on the set up of the bike, chassis and tires and found the best combination...

Mon 13 Jun 2005
Stoner takes first 250cc victory in Portuguese GP

Stoner takes first 250cc victory in Portuguese GP

Aprilia`s rider Casey Stoner claimed today his first victory in the second round of the 250 cc. Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) that took place at Estoril circuit of Portugal. The podium places where completed by Andrea...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
2005 MotoGP schedule (revised)

2005 MotoGP schedule (revised)

<pre> MotoGP schedule for 2005 (revised 2005-02-18) Date Country Venue April 10 Spain Jerez April 17 Portugal Estoril May 1 China ...

Thu 29 Dec 2005
Yamaha factory team to continue without sponsor

Yamaha factory team to continue without sponsor

Yamaha without Gauloises in 2006 Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. hereby announces that Altadis/Seita's sponsorship regarding Yamaha's Factory MotoGP Team will not continue after the end of the 2005 season. For more than 40 years, Yamaha has...

Mon 11 Apr 2005
Spanish GP: Michelin race notes

Spanish GP: Michelin race notes

ROSSI & MICHELIN START 2005 ON TOP World Champion breaks Jerez lap and race records by massive margin Michelin preserves incredible 19-year unbeaten record at Jerez The 2005 MotoGP World Championship exploded into action today with ...

Fri 29 Apr 2005
Chinese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Friday notes

Chinese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Friday notes

GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM GATHER KEY DATA ON DAMP FIRST DAY IN CHINA Gauloises Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards got their first true taste of the Shanghai International Circuit on a tentative first day of action at the inaugural...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
TT Assen: Gauloises Yamaha Team Thursday notes

TT Assen: Gauloises Yamaha Team Thursday notes

ROSSI SETS EARLY PACE AT JUBILEE DUTCH TT Gauloises Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi signalled his intentions to repeat last season's Dutch TT victory at Assen with a dominant performance on the opening day of this year's 75th anniversary of the ...

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...

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 ...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
Malaysian GP: Bridgestone/Ducati race notes

Malaysian GP: Bridgestone/Ducati race notes

Sepang -- September 25th, 2005 Malaysian Grand Prix The Party Continues: Second Straight Victory for Loris Capirossi, First Podium for Carlos Checa The party of Bridgestone and Ducati continues: After winning last week's Japanese Grand Prix in...

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...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Rossi on top in Sepang day two testing

Rossi on top in Sepang day two testing

The FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) testing continued on Tuesday at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia as the teams and riders prepare for next season. The current champion Valentino Rossi set the fastest lap time of the journey...

Thu 20 Oct 2005
Turkey GP: Michelin preview

Turkey GP: Michelin preview

MICHELIN AIMS TO REPEAT TURKISH F1 DELIGHT After dominating August's Turkish F1 race, Michelin aim for a repeat on two wheels Michelin goes into the inaugural Turkish motorcycle Grand Prix aiming to score ...

Sun 17 Apr 2005
Portuguese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team qualifying notes

Portuguese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team qualifying notes

GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM FACING RACE DAY CHALLENGE Gauloises Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards will start from the second and third row of the grid respectively in tomorrow's Portuguese Grand Prix after a highly ...

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 ...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Rossi wrests Australian win from Hayden

Rossi wrests Australian win from Hayden

Valentino Rossi took his eleventh victory of the 2005 MotoGP championship today at the Australian GP, but it was far from a stroll in the park -- or on Phillip Island, for that matter. "Eleven wins in the year matches my own record and to do it...

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 ...

Tue 01 Feb 2005
Suzuki unveils 2005 GSV-R

Suzuki unveils 2005 GSV-R

Today Suzuki unveiled its 2005 MotoGP racer. The unveiling happened at Bridgestone's Japanese headquarters. The naked eye will find an updated front fairing, with a new ram-air setup. The new GSV-R will also showcase all of Suzuki's corporate ...

Wed 27 Jul 2005
Rossi takes Donington in appalling conditionsHeadline

Rossi takes Donington in appalling conditions

Rain or shine, Valentino Rossi has been unbeatable just about any time that he has climbed on his Yamaha in this year's MotoGP championship, and that was the case again in the rain today, at the British GP at Donington Park. Start: ...

Wed 06 Jul 2005
US GP: Michelin preview

US GP: Michelin preview

MICHELIN MotoGP MEN BACK IN THE USA Undulating Laguna circuit hosts premier-class bike racing for the first time since 1994 Grand Prix motorcycle racing returns to the United States on July 10 after more than a decade's absence. And American ...

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 11 Apr 2005
Spanish GP race results

Spanish GP race results

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

Fri 11 Mar 2005
Gauloises Yamaha Phillip Island test, day three

Gauloises Yamaha Phillip Island test, day three

GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM TEST Phillip Island, Australia Friday, March 11, 2005 Ambient temperature: 25 degrees Track temperature: 34 degrees Humidity: 66% ROSSI AND EDWARDS COMPLETE OVERSEAS PHASE OF TESTING Gauloises Yamaha Team riders ...

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 ...

Sun 06 Nov 2005
Gibernau hangs on to Valencia pole

Gibernau hangs on to Valencia pole

Sete Gibernau held on in the final moments of the Valencia GP qualifying session to claim the pole position from his Telefonica Movistar Honda teammate, Marco Melandri. Gibernau's time of 1:31.874 was a quarter of a second faster than ...

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Turkey GP race results

Turkey GP race results

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Gap to 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ------------ 1. 33 Marco Melandri I Telefonica Movistar Honda Honda ...

Tue 23 Aug 2005
Czech GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team preview

Czech GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team preview

GAULOISES YAMAHA TITLE CHALLENGE RESUMES AT BRNO The MotoGP World Championship challenge continues for Yamaha next weekend after a four-week summer break, as the series heads to the Brno circuit in the Czech Republic for the 11th Grand Prix of...