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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...

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 ...

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.

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...

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....

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Turkey GP: Michelin race report

Turkey GP: Michelin race report

MELANDRI OPENS WINNING ACCOUNT Michelin riders Melandri, Rossi, Hayden and Gibernau fill first four places New track proves Michelin's consistency after new record set on lap 17 Marco Melandri (Movistar...

Thu 03 Feb 2005
Confirmed: Byrne to KR

Confirmed: Byrne to KR

It was confirmed today, by MCN, that Shane Byrne will remain in MotoGP. As we posted yesterday, the rumor was true and Byrne will ride for the KTM KR team. According to MCN, team principal, Kenny Roberts, will seal the deal with KTM later this...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
TT Assen: Michelin preview

TT Assen: Michelin preview

ASSEN: WHERE HISTORY MEETS 21st CENTURY MotoGP Dutch track has hosted GPs since 1949 and saw Michelin's second premier class win in 1975. The Dutch TT is the most historic event on the MotoGP calendar. Assen is the only venue to have survived...

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 ...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
Standings after Italian GP

Standings after Italian GP

Pos Rider Nat Bike Points --- ------------------------- --- --------------- --------- 1. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 120 2. Marco Melandri ITA Honda 71 3.

Sun 01 May 2005
Gibernau takes historic pole in ChinaHeadline

Gibernau takes historic pole in China

Spaniard Sete Gibernau went on to take the first-ever pole-position for a motorcycle in Shanghai, China. This year is the first time the MotoGP paddock visited the futuristic and newly-built Chinese racetrack. The F1 boys got a chance to sample it...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
British GP race results

British GP race results

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

Thu 06 Jan 2005
Rolfo confirmed at D'Antin

Rolfo confirmed at D'Antin

Italian, Roberto Rolfo, has been confirmed as a rider under the Ducati D'Antin tent. Rolfo singed his contract with the Spanish-based team today. It is expected D'Antin will campaign 2004 V4s in 2005. The second rider is rumored to be Shane...

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...

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...

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 ...

Fri 24 Jun 2005
TT Assen qualifying times

TT Assen qualifying times

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

Mon 16 May 2005
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...

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 23 Oct 2005
Turkey GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

Turkey GP: Gauloises Yamaha Team race notes

ROSSI ADDS TO PODIUM TALLY WITH SECOND PLACE AT ISTANBUL Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi took his fifteenth podium from sixteen races this season after finishing second in the inaugural Grand Prix of Turkey. Whilst...

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 ...

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 ...

Tue 25 Jan 2005
Sepang pre-season test: Day two

Sepang pre-season test: Day two

Ducati and Loris Capirossi re-enforced their day-one authority on the MotoGP field today by not only lowering their lap time around the Malaysian circuit, but also remaining the fastest. Capirossi shaved two tenths off yesterday's time, a...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fri 24 Jun 2005
TT Assen qualifying times

TT Assen qualifying times

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

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...

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 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...

Tue 08 Nov 2005
2005 Final standings

2005 Final standings

Pos Rider Nat Bike Points --- ------------------------- --- --------------- --------- 1. Valentino Rossi ITA Yamaha 367 2. Marco Melandri ITA Honda 220 3....