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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...

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 ...

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 ...

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
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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Hayden helmet on auction for Make-A-Wish

Hayden helmet on auction for Make-A-Wish

DUCATI NORTH AMERICA AND NICKY HAYDEN TEAM UP TO AUCTION INDIANAPOLIS GP HELMET FOR THE MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION Cupertino, Calif. (22 September 2009) - Ducati North America, Nicky Hayden and the Make-A-Wish Foundation are pleased to announce...

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 ...

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

Repsol Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

The Repsol Honda Team today joined most of the MotoGP field at the Valencia circuit as the final test of the 2009 season continued. Staring at around 11am, both Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso ran through a useful testing programme today and ...

LCR Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

LCR Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

DE PUNIET LEAVES VALENCIA CIRCUIT WITH THE 7th LAP TIME Valencia, 10 November: After Sunday's ultimate round of the season premier class riders and team are having three additional days on-track work at Ricardo Tormo circuit. Second day of...

Mon 09 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: LCR Honda race report

Valencian GP: LCR Honda race report

DE PUNIET ROUNDS SEASON OFF WITH ANOTHER SOLID FINISH Valencia, 8 November: the ultimate round of 2009 season at Ricardo Tormo circuit was run with ambience temperature of 19o.C with premier class riders struggling with strong winds and local...

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...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: Gresini Racing qualifying report

Valencian GP: Gresini Racing qualifying report

San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Toni Elias will start the final round of the 2009 MotoGP World Championship from the third row of the grid after qualifying eighth fastest on home territory at Valencia. The Spaniard dramatically improved his lap...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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
Italian GP: Rizla Suzuki Friday practice report

Italian GP: Rizla Suzuki Friday practice report

Capirossi close to front row pace at Mugello Rizla Suzuki MotoGP completed the first free practice session at Mugello in Italy today with Loris Capirossi less than a second off a provisional front row start at his home Grand Prix. Capirossi ...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
250: Assen qualifying times

250: Assen qualifying times

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

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 ...

San Marino GP: 125: Race results

San Marino GP: 125: Race results

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

Pramac Racing names Adriatico for next two events

Pramac Racing names Adriatico for next two events

ALEIX ESPARGARO WITH PRAMAC RACING TEAM IN INDIANAPOLIS AND MISANO For the next two rounds of the MotoGP World Championship in Indianapolis and Misano Adriatico, the Pramac Racing Team has chosen to substitute Mika Kallio with Spanish youngster...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Repsol Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

Repsol Honda Valencia test notes 2009-11-11

The Repsol Honda Team wrapped up the 2009 season with a strong showing on the final morning of MotoGP testing in Valencia. Both Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso made further progress aboard the 2010-spec RC212V, significantly improving their lap...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Shell Advance go-karting challenge summary

Malaysian GP: Shell Advance go-karting challenge summary

Ducati Team race winners in Sepang! Ducati against journalists in Shell Advance media go-karting challenge Ducati MotoGP Project Director, Livio Suppo, took victory in a pre-race weekend go-karting contest hosted by technical partner Shell ...

Mon 09 Nov 2009
Tech 3 Yamaha Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

Tech 3 Yamaha Valencia test notes 2009-11-09

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team begin 2010 preparations Less than 24 hours after the conclusion to a successful 2009 MotoGP world championship campaign, the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team was back in action at the Valencia circuit today to begin ...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Gresini Racing Brno test summary

Gresini Racing Brno test summary

Elias Back On Track Following his fantastic podium in the Czech Republic Grand Prix yesterday, Team San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Toni Elias, was back on track at Brno today for a day of testing that was delayed by a couple of hours in ...

US GP: Honda qualifying report

US GP: Honda qualifying report

Second Row Sweep For Honda at Laguna Seca Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) and teammate Andrea Dovizioso will be joined by Toni Elias (San Carlo Honda Gresini) on the second row for Sunday's Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, the eighth round of the MotoGP ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
French GP: Pramac Racing race report

French GP: Pramac Racing race report

Difficult Grand Prix of France for the Pramac Racing Team. Canepa fifteenth, Kallio deceived by the track condition A weekend that will have to be forget really soon by the Pramac Racing Team. The Grand Prix of France has been full of surprises...

Mon 09 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: Rizla Suzuki race report

Valencian GP: Rizla Suzuki race report

Rizla Suzuki looking ahead following Valencian adversity Rizla Suzuki will begin testing and preparations for the 2010 season tomorrow following a below par finish to this year's calendar for Loris Capirossi and Chris Vermeulen. Due to the...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Gresini Racing preview

Malaysian GP: Gresini Racing preview

SAN CARLO HONDA GRESINI RIDERS CHASE SEVENTH HEAVEN IN SEPANGIMO CIELO A SEPANG A globetrotting finale to the 2009 MotoGP World Championship makes its penultimate stop-off this weekend as the paddock pitches up at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia...

Mon 19 Oct 2009
Australian GP: Warmup times

Australian GP: Warmup times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Alex De Angelis RSM San Carlo Honda Gresini ...