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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Thu 06 Jan 2005
Kurtis Roberts back to AMA SuperBike
AMA

Kurtis Roberts back to AMA SuperBike

Kurtis Roberts, son of legend King Kenny Roberts, will not return to MotoGP in 2005. Instead he's returning to his roots, AMA racing and Erion. Roberts will ride in the AMA SBK series using an Erion-Honda CBR1000RR SuperBike. ...

Mon 07 Nov 2005
Valencian GP: Michelin race report

Valencian GP: Michelin race report

MotoGP's young guns Marco Melandri (Telefonica Movistar Honda RC211V-Michelin) and Nicky Hayden (Repsol Honda Team RC211V-Michelin) fought out a tense duel in today's season-ending Valencia Grand Prix. The pair made the 30-lap all their own, ...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
Valencian GP: Michelin preview

Valencian GP: Michelin preview

VALENCIA - AN ASYMMETRIC CHALLENGE FOR MICHELIN Final race of 2005 MotoGP season is a special challenge for MotoGP tyre designers The longest, fastest and toughest MotoGP season comes to a close at Valencia this...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
Australian GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Friday notes

Australian GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Friday notes

ROSSI RETURNS TO DOMINANT FORM DOWN UNDER Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi continued his love affair with Phillip Island on the opening day of the Australian Grand Prix as he dominated today's first free practice sessions in warm ...

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 31 Jul 2005
German GP qualifying times

German GP qualifying times

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. 69 Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda ...

Fri 29 Jul 2005
German GP: Michelin preview

German GP: Michelin preview

Michelin comes to Germany this weekend aiming to maintain its MotoGP dominance before the sport's four-week midseason recess. The French tyre brand has won all nine GPs so far this year, with its riders currently occupying the top seven positions...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
British GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Friday notes

British GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Friday notes

GAULOISES YAMAHA RIDERS SET PACE AT GLOOMY DONINGTON Gauloises Yamaha Team riders Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi set the pace on the opening day of the British Grand Prix under damp grey skies at Donington Park today. Edwards...

Sun 05 Jun 2005
Italian GP qualifying times

Italian GP qualifying times

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. 46 Valentino Rossi I Gauloises...

Mon 16 May 2005
French GP: Michelin race report

French GP: Michelin race report

ROSSI IS THE MAN AT LE MANS World Champion beats Gibernau by a fraction in enthralling French GP encounter Valentino Rossi (Gauloises Yamaha Team YZR-M1-Michelin) and Sete Gibernau (Movistar Honda MotoGP-Michelin) fought another thrilling duel...

French GP: Gauloises Yamaha race report

French GP: Gauloises Yamaha race report

GAULOISES YAMAHA TAKE PODIUM DOUBLE AS ROSSI WINS AT LE MANS Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi extended his lead at the top of the MotoGP World Championship with a victory from pole position at the French Grand Prix this afternoon. The...

Thu 27 Jan 2005
Doohan and HRC are no more

Doohan and HRC are no more

According to MotoGP reporter, Toby Hirst, HRC has severed its ties with five-time World Champion, Mick Doohan. Doohan's title between 2000 and 2004 was of HRC Manager. Doohan's main duty was that of advisor to the Respsol-HRC riders. Under his...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Ducati, the next challenge for Gibernau

Ducati, the next challenge for Gibernau

Spaniard rider Sete Gibernau will switch from the Honda Movistar team to Ducati Marlboro in MotoGP competition next year the Italian team announced on Monday. "I'm delighted to welcome Sete. We think Sete is one of the strongest guys in MotoGP.

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 ...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
British GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Saturday notes

British GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Saturday notes

ROSSI TAKES FIFTH POLE OF THE SEASON AT 'HOME' CIRCUIT Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi will start tomorrow's British Grand Prix from the front of the MotoGP grid after clocking his fifth pole position of the season in this ...

Mon 11 Jul 2005
US GP race results

US GP race results

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Gap to 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ------------ 1. 69 Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda Honda ...

Tue 14 Jun 2005
Gauloises Yamaha Catalunya test notes

Gauloises Yamaha Catalunya test notes

Gauloises Yamaha Team Test Barcelona, Catalunya Monday 13th June 2005 RAIN HALTS GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM TEST IN BARCELONA Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards cut short their planned one-day test today, as the good weather from the weekend finally...

Sun 10 Apr 2005
Rossi on pole for opening-round at Jerez

Rossi on pole for opening-round at Jerez

Current 4-time MotoGP World Champion, Valentino Rossi, sent a clear message to his rivals by setting pole position for tomorrow's opening-round in Jerez, Spain. The message was loud and clear; almost a full half-second faster than his bitter ...

Sat 01 Oct 2005
Qatar GP race results

Qatar GP race results

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

Fri 23 Sep 2005
Malaysian GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Friday notes

Malaysian GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team Friday notes

WEATHER INTERRUPTS RACE PREPARATIONS AT SEPANG High temperatures, intense humidity and an inopportune spell of afternoon rain gave an ominous sign of things to come at the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix as Gauloises Yamaha...

Sun 15 May 2005
French GP: Gauloises Yamaha Saturday notes

French GP: Gauloises Yamaha Saturday notes

GAULOISES YAMAHA PAIR TAKE FRONT TWO GRID SLOTS AT LE MANS Gauloises Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards took the front two positions on the starting grid for the French Grand Prix in a grand finale to today's qualifying session.

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...

Fri 28 Jan 2005
HRC: We would welcome Burgess back

HRC: We would welcome Burgess back

After announcing HRC and Mick Doohan would no longer work together, Satoru Horiike, managing director of HRC stated Jerry Burgess would be welcomed back at HRC. Horiike was the engineer that designed the NSR500 V4 that was raced by Freddie ...

Mon 24 Jan 2005
Ducati Corse unveil their MotoGP weapon

Ducati Corse unveil their MotoGP weapon

Ducati Corse announced today their Desmosedici GP5 MotoGP motorcycle will be an evolution rather than a revolution. Ducati Corse's CEO, Claudio Domenicali, explained, "we learnt from the mistakes we made last year, when we arrived at the first...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Qatar GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

Qatar GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

ROSSI'S TENTH VICTORY SECURES TEAM TITLE FOR GAULOISES YAMAHA Just six days after lifting the MotoGP title with Valentino Rossi in Malaysia, the Gauloises Yamaha Team were celebrating again today as Valentino Rossi's record-breaking...

Sun 25 Sep 2005
Malaysian GP race results

Malaysian GP race results

Pos Num Rider Nat Team Bike Gap to 1st --- --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- ---------- ------------ 1. 65 Loris Capirossi I Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati ...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
Japanese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team preview

Japanese GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team preview

GAULOISES YAMAHA TEAM HEADS EAST FOR FIRST TITLE SHOT AT MOTEGI Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi has his first chance to secure the 2005 MotoGP World Championship title next weekend, as the series heads east to the Twin Ring Motegi ...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Czech GP qualifying times

Czech GP qualifying times

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

Tue 23 Aug 2005
Czech GP: Michelin preview

Czech GP: Michelin preview

BACK TO BUSINESS AT BUMPY BRNO MotoGP circus reconvenes at challenging track where Michelin goes for tenth consecutive win The MotoGP circus reconvenes at Brno this weekend for the start of the second part of the 2005 World Championship. This...