MotoGP (August 2002)

  • Max power stops Honda in Brno

    26 August 2002

    Max power stops Honda in Brno

    Max Biaggi became the first man this season to break the Honda hegemony with his debut win of the MotoGP era at the Czech GP in Brno, today.He lead from pole, taking with him Valentino Rossi and...

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  • Rossi tops Brno free practice

    19 August 2002

    Rossi tops Brno free practice

    Valentino Rossi topped this morning’s free practice ahead of Sunday’s Czech MotoGP. The Italian’s time of 2:00.943 was four tenths of a second faster than second place man Alex Barros around the...

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  • Biaggi busts records for Brno pole

    19 August 2002

    Biaggi busts records for Brno pole

    Max Biaggi became the first man to crack the sub-two minute lap at Brno today to snare pole position in Sunday’s Czech MotoGP.His time of 1:59.646 was fractions faster than Daijiro Kato on the Gresini...

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  • McWilliams claims provisional Brno sixth

    19 August 2002

    McWilliams claims provisional Brno sixth

    He may have been giving away almost 15mph to the top men, but that didn’t stop Jeremy McWilliams from claiming provisional sixth in MotoGP qualifying at Brno today.The Ulsterman lines up alongside...

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  • Capirossi chooses wife, but not team

    12 August 2002

    Capirossi chooses wife, but not team

    Loris Capirossi is making the most of the break in the GP schedule this year. He officially married long time girlfriend Ingrid Tence at a civil service in Monte Carlo last month, but the couple will...

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  • Ueda hopes for Brno return

    12 August 2002

    Ueda hopes for Brno return

    Nobby Ueda is hopeful he’ll be back to fitness in time for the Czech GP at Brno on August 25.The 35-year-old veteran of the 125cc class has been out since he injured his neck and hip crashing heavily...

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  • Checa extends contract with Yamaha

    01 August 2002

    Checa extends contract with Yamaha

    Carlos Checa has extended his contract with Yamaha to run for another two years. He will continue the ride the YZR-M1 that has taken him to fifth so far this season. The 29-year old Spaniard has raced...

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  • Pere Riba aims for Brno return

    01 August 2002

    Pere Riba aims for Brno return

    Pere Riba says his broken leg won’t be 100 per cent in time for the Czech GP at Brno on August 25, but he’s going to race anyway. Riba says; " I’m feeling better and my condition is improving. I...

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