Rossi makes positive start on 2009 campaign in Valencia
One day after the final race of his victorious season, MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi began working towards the defence of his title with his first day's testing aboard the 2009 ...
HOPKINS IMPROVES AS MELANDRI MAKES KAWASAKI DEBUT
Less than 24 hours after the chequered flag at Valencia brought the 2008
season to a close, John Hopkins and new teammate, Marco Melandri, were
back on track and working towards improving ...
CASEY STONER AND NICKY HAYDEN TAKE THE GP9 ON TRACK IN VALENCIA
The first session of a two-day test got underway in hot and sunny
conditions in Valencia today, a day full of new things for the Ducati
Marlboro Team. At close to 11.00 in the ...
New era starts positively for Rizla Suzuki
Rizla Suzuki MotoGP racers Chris Vermeulen and Loris Capirossi both made positive steps forward during today's post Valencian Grand Prix test in Spain as they clocked the fourth and fifth fastest times...
Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa completed the 2008 MotoGP World Championship
with a strong ride to second place in front of 117,000 sun-blessed fans at
Valencia this afternoon. The Spanish star, who qualified second...
TEAM SAN CARLO HONDA GRESINI SIGN OFF FROM 2008 IN STYLE
Team San Carlo Honda Gresini contested the final round of the MotoGP World
Championship at Valencia today, with both Shinya Nakano and Alex De Angelis
signing off in positive fashion.
DE PUNIET OUT OF LUCK IN THE LAST 2008 GP AT VALENCIA CIRCUIT
Under sunny skies the last GP of the 2008 season at Valencia race track was
run at a very hot pace today with ambience temperature of 26o.C and LCR Honda
MotoGP Team rider Randy De ...
Fantastic finale for Tech 3 Yamaha in Valencia
claimed a superb fourth place in the Team World Championship standings in today's Valencia MotoGP race.
The 15-point haul collected by Edwards and Toseland in today's 30-lap battle saw the Tech 3 ...
Rossi rounds out world championship season with 16th podium
Valentino Rossi brought the curtain down on a spectacular season with a third place in Valencia today, his 16th podium from 18 races in a year which saw him win his eighth world title.
THE MOTOGP 2008 SEASON ENDED IN VALENCIA.
GUINTOLI TWELFH, ELIAS EIGHTEENTH.
Finally the sun has arrived in Valencia where the last round of the 2008 MotoGP World Championship season has ended. Sylvain Guintoli, Alice Team rider, has done a...
Stoner wins season finale and leads all-Bridgestone podium
Ducati rider Casey Stoner has today taken victory in the season finale at Valencia, ending the 2008 season as he started it with a
dominant win. It is the Australian's sixth win of the...
TOUGH RACE TO END TOUGH SEASON FOR KAWASAKI
Kawasaki's John Hopkins and Anthony West faced a tough test at the
Valencia circuit today, ending their 2008 MotoGP world championship
campaign with 14th and 17th positions respectively in today's 30...
Andrea Dovizioso - 4th in Valencia race and 5th in MotoGP championship
The last race of the MotoGP World Championship for 2008 ended for Andrea
Dovizioso with a fourth place finish, which consolidates his fifth
position in the championship ...
Michelin didn't obtain the results it had expected in today's
MotoGP season finale at Valencia. The company had high expectations after
setting the pace in the first three practice sessions and putting Nicky
Hayden (Repsol Honda RC212V-Michelin)...
STONER TAKES SIXTH VICTORY OF THE SEASON AT VALENCIA AND SECURES SECOND
PLACE FOR DUCATI IN CONTRUCTORS' CHAMPIONSHIP
Casey Stoner took a dominant victory in the final round of the 2008
MotoGP season to secure second place in the Constructors'...
Capirossi and Vermeulen fight to the end in final race of the year
Rizla Suzuki's Loris Capirossi used all his experience to fight to the chequered flag at Valencia today to secure himself a top-10 finish in the 2008 MotoGP World ...
Yuki Takahashi takes second place at Valencia
The last race of the World Championship 250cc class ended for Yuki
Takahashi and JiR Team Scot with a fine second place position today: this
marked Yuki's third podium of the season after the Grand...
The spirit of competition has always been at the heart of Michelin.
Racing has been a part of the company history and the company has been a
part of racing history. MotoGP now becomes a one-make tyre championship.
Michelin is leaving MotoGP...
Michelin rider Nicky Hayden (Repsol Honda RC212V-Michelin) starred in
this afternoon's final qualifying session of 2008, leading most of
the hour-long outing and finally claiming a front-row start with
third-best time, only two tenths off pole ...
Tough Task Ahead
2008 MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi faces a tough task in his quest
to win his tenth race of the season tomorrow after a below-par qualifying
performance left him on the fourth row in Valencia. The Italian will...
Repsol Honda RC212V rider Dani Pedrosa continued his impressive run of form
during this afternoon's qualifying session at Valencia, ending the hour a
close second fastest, just five hundredths of a second off pole position.
DE PUNIET SIXTH FASTEST FOR THE 2008 SEASON FINAL QUALYFYING AT VALENCIA
LCR Honda MotoGP Team rider Randy De Puniet made solid progress today
getting the sixth fastest time overall in the qualifying session for the
Comunitat Valenciana ...
DIFFICULT FINAL QUALIFYING PRACTICE FOR TEAM SAN CARLO HONDA GRESINI AT
Team San Carlo Honda Gresini contested the final qualifying practice session
of the season today at the Grand Prix of Valencia. Shinya Nakano and Alex De
Yuki Takahashi gets third row start in the Grand Prix of Valencia
With two days of practice and qualifying disturbed by bad weather,
conditions have been difficult in the JiR Team Scot pitbox, but the 250cc
team of Yuki Takahashi will start on...
HOPKINS HOPING FOR TOP TEN AT VALENCIA
Kawasaki's John Hopkins has his sights firmly set on a top ten finish at
the final Grand Prix of the season in Valencia tomorrow, after qualifying
his Ninja ZX-RR in 14th position on the grid. Anthony West...
STONER TAKES NINTH POLE POSITION OF THE SEASON AT VALENCIA
Casey Stoner equalled the record for most pole positions in a MotoGP
season today, taking his ninth of the campaign to level with Valentino
Rossi's effort from 2003.
Stoner grabs ninth pole of the season in Valencia qualifying
Ducati rider Casey Stoner has taken his ninth pole position of the 2008 season in this afternoon's Valencia GP qualifying
session, taking to twelve the total number of Bridgestone-shod...
Andrea Dovizioso sits on the third row in Valencia for final MotoGP
Today heralded the last day of practice at the Valencia circuit for the
last MotoGP Grand Prix of 2008. Like yesterday the uncertain weather was
the hallmark of qualifying and...
FOURTH AND FIFTH ROW FOR THE ALICE TEAM IN THE COMUNITAT DE VALENCIA GRAND PRIX
Another day with variable climatic conditions in Valencia where the qualifying session valid for the Comunitat de Valencia Grand Prix took place. Sylvain Guintoli ...
Third row start for Capirossi in season finale
Rizla Suzuki MotoGP racer Loris Capirossi will start the last race of the 2008 MotoGP season from the middle of the third row after qualifying in eighth place at Valencia in Spain...