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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Best of Colin Edwards quotes

Best of Colin Edwards quotes

COLIN EDWARDS' GREATEST QUIPS: THE BEST OF 'TORNADO WARNING' INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Aug. 4, 2009 -- American MotoGP superstar Colin Edwards has participated in an exclusive interview series, "Tornado Warning," with the official Web site of the...

Sun 22 Nov 2009
Biagi and Rossi at Vallelunga 6 hours race

Biagi and Rossi at Vallelunga 6 hours race

Bologna, November 19th 2009 After participating to the ever green 24 Hours in Le Mans and SPA, and to the 12 Hours in Sebring, Thomas couldn't miss 6 Hours race in Vallelunga. The by now traditional race that takes place at the end of the season...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accidentHeadline

Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accident

Henry Surtees was 18 years old when he was struck by a flying wheel at the Brands Hatch Circuit in Kent, England, in the FIA Formula Two Championship series' second race of the weekend at his home venue. Henry Surtees. Photo by ...

Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
Biagi and Rossi Vallelunga 6Hr summary

Biagi and Rossi Vallelunga 6Hr summary

Biagi dominates the 6 Hours of Vallelunga He also praises Valentino Rossi! Vallelunga, 22 November 09 - Thomas Biagi, in his first appearance in the event, has triumphed in the demanding Six Hours of Vallelunga. Today was the nineteenth...

Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Martin's Chase Plot Thickens The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One writer's view of the top ten stories. Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Photo...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Lorenzo crashes but takes Laguna Seca poleHeadline

Lorenzo crashes but takes Laguna Seca pole

Jorge Lorenzo may have crashed his Yamaha twice in the qualifying session for the US Grand Prix at the Laguna Seca Raceway today, but he overcame the incidents to take the pole position for tomorrow's race. Remarkably, the pole is his fifth of the...

Wed 28 Oct 2009
Rossi asks Ferrari for another F1 test
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Rossi asks Ferrari for another F1 test

Valentino Rossi has asked Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali for another test at the wheel of the famous team's Formula One car. The Italian, who last weekend successfully defended his latest MotoGP title, conducted a series of Ferrari tests...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
New Yamaha YZF-R125 unveiled

New Yamaha YZF-R125 unveiled

New YZF-R125 brings Rossi MotoGP style closer to the street Yamaha's comprehensive line-up of Race Replica machinery in the past year has already given scooter riders a chance to look like their racing heroes, but the new YZF-R125 Team Yamaha...

Troy Bayliss V8 Supercar test summary

Troy Bayliss V8 Supercar test summary

Bayliss on the pace in first V8 Supercar test with TeamVodafone. Multiple World Superbike (WSBK) Champion, Queenslander Troy Bayliss displayed his proficiency on four wheels today as he test drove Craig Lowndes 2009 TeamVodafone V8 Supercar ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ducati Desmosedici GP9 technical specs

Ducati Desmosedici GP9 technical specs

DUCATI DESMOSEDICI GP9 Technical Specifications Engine liquid-cooled, 90 degree V4 four-stroke, desmodromic DOHC, four valves per cylinder. Capacity 799cc Maximum power more than 200hp Maximum speed in excess of 310 kph/192 ...

Sun 18 Oct 2009
Stoner edges Rossi to secure Australian poleHeadline

Stoner edges Rossi to secure Australian pole

Casey Stoner is perfectly at home on the Phillip Island circuit and today, the Aussie landed his second consecutive Australian Grand Prix pole. It wasn't by any means an easy qualifying on the 6.5-mile (10.6 km) circuit. In the closing laps,...

Mon 09 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: Ben Spies race report

Valencian GP: Ben Spies race report

Spies takes well earned seventh in Valencia GP Ben Spies made a good job of silencing any critics he may have today as he set about putting his mark on the GP field ahead of his racing year in 2010. Starting from ninth on the grid he had a good...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ducati Desmosedici GP9 launch notes

Ducati Desmosedici GP9 launch notes

CASEY STONER AND NICKY HAYDEN UNVEIL THE NEW LIVERY OF THE DESMOSEDICI GP9 (Madonna di Campiglio, Trento). Following on from an amazing introduction provided by a group of "Parkour" athletes, Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden today unveiled the new...

Wrooom ice race report
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Wrooom ice race report

Wrooom: Shutting down on the track Madonna di Campiglio, 16th January - The curtain fell on the 19th edition of the Wrooom meeting with the traditional race on the ice track at Madonna di Campiglio. A feverish Kimi Raikkonen and Marc Gene - who...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Czech GP: Bridgestone race report

Czech GP: Bridgestone race report

Rossi takes fifth win of season; Bridgestone breaks track records Round 11: Czech Republic GP - Race Automotodrom Brno, Sunday 16 August 2009 Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front - Hard, Extra hard. Rear - Medium, Hard Valentino...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Pramac Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

Pramac Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

MOTOGP 2009 SEASON ENDS. GREAT HOPES FOR THE PRAMAC RACING TEAM FUTURE The MotoGP 2009 season ended after three days of testing on the circuit of Valencia, Spain. The riders of the Pramac Racing Team, Mika Kallio and Aleix Espargaro, have closed...

Mon 26 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Shell Advance race report

Malaysian GP: Shell Advance race report

Stoner storms to victory at the 2009 Shell Advance Malaysian MotoGP Ducati Team rider dominates Sepang race, protected all the way by Shell Advance Casey Stoner took to the top step of the podium for the second consecutive race at a wet Shell...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Troy Bayliss back with Ducati

Troy Bayliss back with Ducati

TROY BAYLISS WILL BE IN MONZA FOR THE SUPERBIKES AND ON BOARD THE GP9 NEXT WEEK Troy Bayliss returns to the track on a Ducati race bike! The Australian rider, who will follow this weekend's Superbike action at Monza from the Ducati garage, will...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Gresini Racing race report

Malaysian GP: Gresini Racing race report

CONTRASTING FORTUNES FOR ELIAS AND DE ANGELIS AT SOAKING SEPANG San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Toni Elias produced a display of control and concentration today as he took a valuable seventh place in the Malaysian Grand Prix, whilst a...

Wed 11 Mar 2009
MotoGP 2009 calendar (revised)

MotoGP 2009 calendar (revised)

<pre> FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix 2009 provisional calendar Dates Grand Prix Circuit Apr 12* Qatar Dohah Apr 26 Japan ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Honda 2009 Motorcycle preview

Honda 2009 Motorcycle preview

Honda 2009 Motorcycle Racing Plans With its motorsports activities as the symbol of Honda's challenging spirit, the company has competed in a variety of races since the days of it's founding, aiming for the top level in the world. Constantly ...

Wed 11 Nov 2009
Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Pedrosa and Dovizioso take a 'Step by Step' approach to testing the 2010 RC212V When the MotoGP riders arrived at the track for the second day of the planned three-day test they were pleased to find track and weather conditions were much...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
AMA Laguna Seca spotlight - Hayden family
AMA

AMA Laguna Seca spotlight - Hayden family

Haydens in Action at Same Event for First Time in 2009 at This Weekend's Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix Nicky, Tommy and Roger Hayden Set For MotoGP and AMA Pro Races at Mazda Raceway MONTEREY, Calif. (July 3, 2009) - North American motorcycle ...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Ducati announces 2010 models

Ducati announces 2010 models

DUCATI PRESENTS 2010 INNOVATIONS FINALLY UNVEILED, WORLD PREVIEW OF THE NEW AND EAGERLY ANTICIPATED MULTISTRADA 1200. ALSO NEW FOR 2010: NEW "CORSE" LIVERY FOR THE 1198, TWO NEW HYPERMOTARD 1000EVO MODELS AND TECHNICAL ADVANCES...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Italian GP: Ducati and Generali join forces

Italian GP: Ducati and Generali join forces

GENERALI AND DUCATI TOGETHER IN MOTOGP RACING The Lion logo on the Ducati bikes of Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden as official sponsor Borgo Panigale (Bologna)/Trieste, 27 May 2009 -- On the eve of the Italian Grand Prix at the Mugello circuit,...

Troy Bayliss Mugello test summary

Troy Bayliss Mugello test summary

TROY BAYLISS BEGINS GP9 TESTING ALONGSIDE VITTORIANO GUARESCHI AT MUGELLO Mugello Circuit (Italy). Troy Bayliss completed his first day of testing on board the Desmosedici GP9 at Mugello today alongside regular factory test rider Vittoriano ...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Statement from Tsunji Togami, Yamaha President and CEO

Statement from Tsunji Togami, Yamaha President and CEO

On Winning the 2009 MotoGP Triple Crown Message from Tsunji Togami, President and CEO, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. "It gives me the greatest pleasure to announce that, for the second consecutive year, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has achieved its...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: 250: Practice 2 times

Malaysian GP: 250: Practice 2 times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Hiroshi Aoyama J Scot Racing Team 250cc ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Indianapolis GP: Bridgestone qualifying report

Indianapolis GP: Bridgestone qualifying report

Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa scored his second pole position and sixth front-row start of the season in definitive style today. Fastest in the morning's free practice by just over a second, the Spaniard used the harder option front and softer...

US GP: Pramac Racing qualifying report

US GP: Pramac Racing qualifying report

SIXTH ROW FOR CANEPA IN THE US GRAND PRIX Hard day of work for the Pramac Racing Team and its rider Niccolo Canepa. In the first hour available of the day the Italian rider, thanks to the support of his track engineer tried to adapt the bike to...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indianapolis Motor Speedway statement 2009-05-27

Indianapolis Motor Speedway statement 2009-05-27

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY STATEMENT Wednesday, May 27, 2009 At a regular meeting of the board of directors of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday, May 26, board members asked Tony George, chief executive officer of the IMS companies, to...

Bridgestone launches new tire with Puniet and Canepa

Bridgestone launches new tire with Puniet and Canepa

MotoGP riders help Bridgestone launch new Battlax BT-003RS hyper sports street tyre One week ahead of the final pre-season MotoGP test in Jerez, LCR Honda rider Randy de Puniet and Pramac Racing's Niccolo Canepa flew to the southern...

Wed 11 Nov 2009
Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Big steps for both riders at Valencia test Loris Capirossi and Alvaro Bautista continued in a positive direction during the penultimate day of testing at Valencia, as the pair made use of the improved conditions in Spain today. Capirossi ...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: LCR Honda Friday practice report

Valencian GP: LCR Honda Friday practice report

DE PUNIET FIFTH QUICKEST AT VALENCIA GP OPENING DAY Valencia, 06 November: LCR Honda MotoGP Team racer Randy de Puniet began to set up his Honda machine with the fifth fastest time in today's free practice session at the Ricardo Tormo circuit ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Riello UPS increases Ducati sponsorship

Riello UPS increases Ducati sponsorship

RIELLO UPS SPINS FASTER WITH DUCATI CORSE IN 2009 Riello UPS has increased its investment and support in the "Ducati Corse" team for the 2009 MotoGP World Championship. Riello UPS, the leading European manufacturer of uninterruptible ...