MotoGP (Jan - Dec 2001)

  • Rossi claims 11th win by 0.1 seconds

    01 November 2001

    Rossi claims 11th win by 0.1 seconds

    Valentino Rossi’s midas touch didn’t desert him in Rio this afternoon when he won a rain-affected Brazilian GP after a dramatic race with Carlos Checa.It had looked like Spaniard Checa would create...

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  • Poggiali on course for 125 title in Rio

    01 November 2001

    Poggiali on course for 125 title in Rio

    MANUEL POGGIALI looks odds-on to win the world 125 championship in Rio on Saturday despite suffering a scare in Friday afternoon's final qualifying session.The 18-year-old Gilera rider only needs to...

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  • Katoh can’t stop winning

    01 November 2001

    Katoh can’t stop winning

    Daijiro Katoh may have already wrapped up the world 250 title but he still managed to rub his rivals noses in it again with yet another success in Rio today.It might not have been the typical runaway...

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  • Poggiali crowned 125 champion in Brazil

    01 November 2001

    Poggiali crowned 125 champion in Brazil

    Manuel Poggiali was crowned world 125 champion in Brazil this afternoon – but only after a massive scare.The Gilera rider knew going into today’s 21-lap race that he only needed a top 13 finish to...

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