MotoGP (June 2003)

  • Capirossi on pole for Assen GP

    24 June 2003

    Capirossi on pole for Assen GP

    Loris Capirossi has taken pole position for the Dutch MotoGP race on Saturday with a 1:59.770 lap, moving him ahead of countrymen Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi.Throughout practice and qualifying the...

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  • Rossi top by half-a-second

    24 June 2003

    Rossi top by half-a-second

    Valentino Rossi went straight to the top of free practice times today, posting a time half-a-second clear of Max Biaggi, his nearest rival.Rossi completed 21 laps, with a best time of 2:01.404, with...

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  • Final WCM appeal rejected

    24 June 2003

    Final WCM appeal rejected

    The Harris WCM team’s attempt to race in MotoGP has been scuppered once and for all after its final appeal was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday, June 26.Team Boss Peter...

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  • Rossi ups the pace

    24 June 2003

    Rossi ups the pace

    Valentino Rossi has continued to improve his times in the second free practice session at the Dutch round of the MotoGP world championship, in Assen.At the end of the session Rossi was riding nearly...

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  • Assen first qualifying

    24 June 2003

    Assen first qualifying

    Three Italians head the MotoGP first qualifying time sheets, with Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi and Lori Capirossi all posting two-minute laps.The trio are covered by just 0.2 seconds from Rossi in...

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  • Gibernau takes third win

    24 June 2003

    Gibernau takes third win

    Sete Gibernau has taken his third MotoGP win this season at the third round of the world championship in Assen.The race was delayed by rain and the standing water made visibility difficult when it did...

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  • Yanagawa to leave hospital at weekend

    17 June 2003

    Yanagawa to leave hospital at weekend

    Kawasaki wildcard rider Akira Yanagawa is due out of hospital in Spain this weekend following his first lap crash at the Spanish MotoGP round on June 15.Yanagawa has been diagnosed with two...

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  • First MotoGP win for Ducati

    10 June 2003

    First MotoGP win for Ducati

    Loris Capirossi has taken the first MotoGP win for Ducati after only six races.The Italian rider started the sixth round of the world championship, in Catalunya, in second place but took the lead from...

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  • Middle East to host MotoGP round in 2004

    10 June 2003

    Middle East to host MotoGP round in 2004

    A deal has been signed that will see a round of the MotoGP World championship going to the Middle East for the first time.The new round will be held on a track currently being built in the Gulf State...

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  • Rossi fastest in Spain - Edwards close

    10 June 2003

    Rossi fastest in Spain - Edwards close

    Valentino Rossi has taken his Repsol Honda RC211V to the top spot in the first qualifying session at the sixth round of the MotoGP World Championship in Catalunya, Spain.The Italian rider waited until...

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  • Rossi on pole despite slower time

    10 June 2003

    Rossi on pole despite slower time

    Valentino Rossi is once again on pole position after the second qualifying session the sixth round of the MotoGP world championship in Catalunya, Spain, despite not being able to better his time from...

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  • Rossi tops qualifying at Catalunya

    10 June 2003

    Rossi tops qualifying at Catalunya

    Valentino Rossi has taken provisional pole at the sixth round of the MotoGP world championship in Catalunya, Spain.The Italian had to work hard to take provisional pole with the top spot changing...

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  • Capirossi on provisional pole

    03 June 2003

    Capirossi on provisional pole

    Loris Capirossi has continued his quest for speed by not only taking provisional pole for the fifth round of the MotoGP world championship, in Mugello, Italy, but also breaking the GP top speed record...

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  • Rossi heads all-Italian podium in Italy

    03 June 2003

    Rossi heads all-Italian podium in Italy

    Valentino Rossi overcame tough challenges from his countrymen to take the win at Mugello in Italy today, Sunday June 8.It was works Ducati rider Loris Capirossi who made the best start, giving the...

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  • Capirossi tops 203mph in first session

    03 June 2003

    Capirossi tops 203mph in first session

    Lorris Capirossi has already topped the 200mph mark in the first practice at the fifth round of the MotoGP world championship in Mugello, Italy.After 14 laps of the first practice session Capirossi...

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  • Rossi steals pole position

    03 June 2003

    Rossi steals pole position

    Valentino Rossi has snatched the pole position for Sunday’s MotoGP fifth round at Mugello, Italy. Just beating Loris Capirossi’s time on his last lap.Capirossi didn’t manage to better his time from...

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