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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bridgestone Qatar test summary

Bridgestone Qatar test summary

Stoner ahead in Qatar as Bridgestone accelerates tyre development During the three day night test at the Losail circuit, ahead of the season's opening night race on 12 April, Bridgestone not only gathered valuable tyre compound selection...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Indianpolis Motor Speedway management changes

Indianpolis Motor Speedway management changes

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT CHANGES ANNOUNCED AT HULMAN & COMPANY, INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 -- The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced June 30 that a...

Italian GP: Repsol Honda race report

Italian GP: Repsol Honda race report

Dramatic Grand Prix Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso produced a fantastic display of never-say-die riding today, leading the Italian Grand Prix for seven laps and coming within 0.053s of a podium finish. The 23-year-old fought ferociously for...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Qatar GP: Ducati postponement notes

Qatar GP: Ducati postponement notes

GRAND PRIX OF QATAR POSTPONED AFTER FREAK RAINSTORM A torrential desert downpour just sixty seconds before the start of the opening race of the season at Losail means it has been postponed until Monday, with the warm-up set to take place at...

Rizla Suzuki Jerez test notes 2009-03-38

Rizla Suzuki Jerez test notes 2009-03-38

Vermeulen fourth on first day of final test Rizla Suzuki's Chris Vermeulen continued with his strong run of pre-season form during the first day of the Official IRTA Test at Jerez in Spain Most of the morning was lost to a heavy downpour, but...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Portuguese GP: Prama Racing race report

Portuguese GP: Prama Racing race report

KALLIO SLIPS WHILE IN SIXTH POSITION. CANEPA THIRTEENTH It seems like everything was going in the right direction today for Mika Kallio. The Pramac Racing rider, who started from the tenth position, conquered the seventh position after the first...

Ben Spies to leave WSBK for MotoGP in 2010

Ben Spies to leave WSBK for MotoGP in 2010

Ben Spies to move to MotoGP in 2010 Yamaha Motor Company., Ltd herewith confirms that Ben Spies, currently 2nd in the World Superbike Championship, will be moving to the MotoGP Championship in 2010 to join the Tech 3 Yamaha Team. The Texan ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ducati interview with Claudio Domenicali

Ducati interview with Claudio Domenicali

CLAUDIO DOMENICALI REVEALS DESMOSEDICI GP9 SECRETS Madonna di Campiglio, Trento. The second day of the Wrooom - MotoGP Press Ski Meeting 2009 took place under light but constant snowfall today, forcing the presentation of the new Ducati ...

Sun 18 Oct 2009
Australian GP: Honda qualifying report

Australian GP: Honda qualifying report

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) will start Sunday's Australian Grand Prix from the front row after a dramatic last minute surge on a day of changing weather conditions at the scenic Phillip Island circuit south of Melbourne. The session was an ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
San Marino GP: Ducati preview

San Marino GP: Ducati preview

DUCATI MARLBORO TEAM HEAD TO SAN MARINO FOR SECOND HOME GP Just a week after celebrating a podium finish for Nicky Hayden in his own home race at Indianapolis, the Ducati Marlboro Team heads to the factory's second home race this weekend as the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
250: Motegi race results

250: Motegi race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Manufacturer Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ --------- --------- 1. Alvaro Bautista E Mapfre Aspar Team Aprilia ...

Monster Energy confirm sponsorship of Tech 3 Yamaha Team

Monster Energy confirm sponsorship of Tech 3 Yamaha Team

The Tech 3 Yamaha Team will be powered by Monster Energy in 2009 and 2010 after the energy drink brand penned an agreement with the private MotoGP team to become their title sponsor for at least the next two seasons. Former World Superbike...

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...

Mon 19 Oct 2009
Australian GP: Race results

Australian GP: Race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Manufacturer Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ --------- --------- 1. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati ...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

Rizla Suzuki Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

Bautista makes encouraging debut at a chilly Valencia Alvaro Bautista made his MotoGP entrance onboard a Rizla Suzuki GSV-R at a cool and windy Valencia in Spain this afternoon. Bautista has made the step-up from the 250cc class and performed...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: 125: Race results

Valencian GP: 125: Race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Manufacturer Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ --------- --------- 1. Julian Simon E Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc Aprilia ...

Valencian GP: Qualifying times

Valencian GP: Qualifying times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Yamaha Qatar test notes 2009-03-02

Yamaha Qatar test notes 2009-03-02

Fiat Yamaha get going in chilly Qatar night After the rain upset the first night of testing yesterday, Fiat Yamaha riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo were finally able to make a proper start on their testing programme in Qatar tonight.

Casey Stoner tries his hand at karting

Casey Stoner tries his hand at karting

STONER GETS THE KARTING BUG Australian MotoGP star Casey Stoner swapped his handlebars for a steering wheel when he climbed aboard a racing kart at Australia's newest kart track near Murray Bridge in South Australia yesterday. Stoner, the 2007...

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...

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 ...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Fiat Yamaha qualifying report

Malaysian GP: Fiat Yamaha qualifying report

Rossi sets record lap in Fiat Yamaha qualifying one-two Valentino Rossi smashed the pole record at Sepang this afternoon to take his sixth pole position of the season ahead of tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix, the Italian's first championship ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
San Marino GP: 250: Race results

San Marino GP: 250: Race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Manufacturer Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ --------- --------- 1. Hector Barbera E Pepe World Team Aprilia ...

Czech GP: 125: Warmup times

Czech GP: 125: Warmup times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Nicolas Terol E Jack & Jones Team ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Italian GP: Practice 1 times

Italian GP: Practice 1 times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Jorge Lorenzo E Fiat Yamaha Team ...

Wed 11 Nov 2009
Fiat Yamaha Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Fiat Yamaha Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Season ends with successful test in Valencia A year of hard work finally came to an end for the Fiat Yamaha Team today with the last day of testing in Valencia. Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi finished the day first and third, signing off for...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Ducati Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

Ducati Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

DUCATI MARLBORO TEAM START WORK FOR 2010 Less than 24 hours after the 2009 season had concluded the Ducati Marlboro Team was back on track at Valencia as Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden completed their first day of testing for the 2010. Warm ...

Pramac Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

Pramac Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

TEST STARTED IN VALENCIA: KALLIO EIGHT, ESPARGARO' ELEVENTH Fabiano Sterlacchini - Pramac Racing Technical Director "These tests are very useful for our new rider at Pramac Racing, Aleix Espargaro. He has already had the opportunity to run...

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 02 Oct 2009
British GP: 250: Qualifying times

British GP: 250: Qualifying times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Hector Barbera E Pepe World Team ...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Indianapolis GP: 250: Qualifying times

Indianapolis GP: 250: Qualifying times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Mike Di Meglio F Mapfre Aspar Team 250cc ...

125: Assen practice 1 times

125: Assen practice 1 times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Julian Simon E Bancaja Aspar Team 125cc...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bridgestone 2009 season preview

Bridgestone 2009 season preview

Bridgestone looks forward to Official Tyre Supplier Status from 2009 Bridgestone is pleased to confirm that it has signed the final contract with Dorna to be the Official Tyre Supplier for the MotoGP class in the FIM MotoGP World Championship...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Ducati Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

Ducati Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

POSITIVE END TO FINAL TEST OF 2009 FOR DUCATI MARLBORO TEAM The Ducati Marlboro Team completed its final test session of 2009 in positive fashion today as Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden ended up fastest and third fastest respectively on the time...