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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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Valencian GP: Qualifying times

Valencian GP: Qualifying times

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

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 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
San Marino GP: Ducati race report

San Marino GP: Ducati race report

HAYDEN WIPED OUT OF DUCATI HOME RACE AS KALLIO PICKS UP CONSOLIDATARY 7TH Ducati Marlboro Team rider Nicky Hayden was cruelly sent tumbling out of the San Marino Grand Prix on the opening lap of a disastrous race at Misano after colliding with...

US GP: Tech 3 Yamaha qualifying report

US GP: Tech 3 Yamaha qualifying report

Edwards to start home challenge from third row A strong finish from Colin Edwards in another fiercely contested MotoGP qualifying session helped the American claim a place on the third row of the grid for his home race at Laguna Seca. Edwards,...

Italian GP: Fiat Yamaha qualifying report

Italian GP: Fiat Yamaha qualifying report

Lorenzo On Pole Jorge Lorenzo took his second pole and fifth front row of the season after a scintillating qualifying session in Italy this afternoon, which left the top four riders separated by less than two tenths of a second. His Fiat ...

Marco Melandri Elise Trophy Imola preview

Marco Melandri Elise Trophy Imola preview

Moto GP star and ex-250CC World Champion Marco Melandri will be joining Elise Trophy competitors in Lotus Cup Italy and Lotus Cup Europe when they combine for what is set to be one of the highlights of the 2009 Lotus racing season. Melandri, who...

Czech GP: 250: Qualifying times

Czech GP: 250: Qualifying times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ -------- ------- ------- 1. Marco Simoncelli I Metis Gilera ...

British GP: Bridgestone debrief

British GP: Bridgestone debrief

This year the British Grand Prix was held for the last time at Donington Park before it makes the move to Silverstone next season. During the race weekend, weather and tyres were the talk of the paddock as it gave the riders and...

US GP: Repsol Honda qualifying report

US GP: Repsol Honda qualifying report

Two hundredths of a second was all that separated Repsol Honda riders Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso in today's dramatic qualifying session for the U.S. Grand Prix. The pair will head the second row of the grid for tomorrow's 32-lap race at the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Hungarian GP removed from 2009 schedule

Hungarian GP removed from 2009 schedule

Hungarian GP promoters request race postponement to 2010 Request submitted to FIM after agreement from Dorna Sports. Balatonring Zrt., event promoter for the Hungarian Grand Prix, have reached an agreement with MotoGP Rights Holders Dorna...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Malaysian GP: Race results

Malaysian GP: Race results

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

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 ...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
San Marino GP: Race results

San Marino GP: Race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Manufacturer Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------- ------------ --------- --------- 1. Valentino Rossi I Fiat Yamaha Team Yamaha ...

Indianapolis GP: Repsol Honda race report

Indianapolis GP: Repsol Honda race report

Dovizioso With Half A Second Of Podium Repsol Honda's Andrea Dovizioso came within half a second of a podium finish today at the Indianapolis Grand Prix as he converted eighth on the grid into a strong fourth place at the finish. The Italian ...

Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha dominates the racetrack with wins across the board Yamaha Racing is shining across the globe as its star riders continue to bring success in an incredible number of championships and race series both on and off road. In MotoGP both ...

US GP: Rizla Suzuki Friday practice report

US GP: Rizla Suzuki Friday practice report

Crash costs Vermeulen valuable set-up time Rizla Suzuki's Chris Vermeulen crashed during the early part of the first practice session at Laguna Seca in America today ruining the Australian star's chance of completing the extensive test schedule...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Standings after French GP

Standings after French GP

Pos Rider Nat Team Points --- -------------------- --- ------------------------- --------- 1. Jorge Lorenzo E Fiat Yamaha Team 66 2. Valentino Rossi I Fiat Yamaha Team ...

Qatar GP: Pramac Racing Friday practice report

Qatar GP: Pramac Racing Friday practice report

Good start for Kallio during free practice in Qatar, seventh. Canepa still looking for more confidence. Pramac Racing Team rider Mika Kallio confirmed his good performance registered during the official test in Jerez with the seventh best...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
IMS teleconference - Belskus, Chitwood

IMS teleconference - Belskus, Chitwood

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Jeff Belskus and Joie Chitwood Press Conference Transcript MODERATOR: Thank you for joining us this afternoon. My name is Ron Green, and I'm the director of public relations here at the ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Yamaha Tech 3 Jerez test notes 2009-03-28

Yamaha Tech 3 Jerez test notes 2009-03-28

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 make positive start in Jerez Colin Edwards and James Toseland ended the first day of the penultimate MotoGP winter test session in Jerez with the fifth and 11th fastest times respectively. After a delay caused by heavy ...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Gresini Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

Gresini Racing Valencia test notes 2009-11-10

MELANDRI AND SIMONCELLI MAKE PROGRESS ON SECOND DAY OF TESTS AT VALENCIA Marco Melandri and Marco Simoncelli continued to improve their feeling with the bikes they will use to contest the 2010 MotoGP World Championship today on the second day of...

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 ...

Malaysian GP: Gresini Racing qualifying report

Malaysian GP: Gresini Racing qualifying report

ELIAS SECURES SECOND ROW START AT SEPANG San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Toni Elias will start the Malaysian Grand Prix from the second row of the grid after clocking the sixth fastest time in a sweltering qualifying practice at Sepang this ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Ben Spies 'wildcard' entry for MotoGP Valencia GP

Ben Spies 'wildcard' entry for MotoGP Valencia GP

Ben Spies to make 'wildcard' entry into Valencia GP Following the announcement on Thursday that Ben Spies will move to MotoGP in 2010, Yamaha Motor Company announces that it will enter the Texan as a wild card into the season-ending Grand Prix...

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 02 Oct 2009
Fiat Yamaha Brno test summary

Fiat Yamaha Brno test summary

Hard At Work, Lorenzo Fastest The Fiat Yamaha team were hard at work in Brno today and topped the standings in a one-day test, the final chance they will have to test outside of a race weekend before the end of the season. Jorge Lorenzo...

German GP: 125: Michael Ranseder qualifying report

German GP: 125: Michael Ranseder qualifying report

Strong Ranseder tenth in qualifying Michael Ranseder will start his comeback in the 125cc world championship at the Sachsenring from tenth on the grid. Under extremely difficult weather conditions the 23-year-old managed his best qualifying ...

US GP: Gresini Racing preview

US GP: Gresini Racing preview

SAN CARLO HONDA GRESINI TEAM MAKE TRANSATLANTIC DASH TO LAGUNA SECA San Carlo Honda Gresini Team riders Alex De Angelis and Toni Elias make the transatlantic dash from Europe to the USA this week as the MotoGP World Championship circus continues...

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...