MotoGP (May 2003)

  • Gibernau takes victory in Le Mans

    20 May 2003

    Gibernau takes victory in Le Mans

    Spaniard Sete Gibernau has won the French GP, benefitting from new rules which have abolished combined, overall times, and resulted in a 13-lap dash to the finish.He battled hard with reigning...

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  • Melandri impresses in MotoGP practice

    20 May 2003

    Melandri impresses in MotoGP practice

    The threat of a wet weekend for the fourth round of the MotoGP World championship saw all the riders trying to get their best times in a dry first qualifying session at Le Mans.Top of the pile again...

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  • Ducati stays on at Jerez

    13 May 2003

    Ducati stays on at Jerez

    Ducati MotoGP riders Troy Baylis and Loris Capirossi stayed behind after Sunday’s race in Jerez to give their Desmosedici V4s a full workout in a private test session at the Spanish circuit...

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  • Two-strokes ride again at Jerez

    06 May 2003

    Two-strokes ride again at Jerez

    Kenny Roberts’ Proton team will once again resort to their KR3 two-strokes for Sunday’s Spanish GP at Jerez.The Proton team had hoped to have its new V5 four-stroke machine up and running for Sunday’s...

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  • Gibernau on provisional pole

    06 May 2003

    Gibernau on provisional pole

    Sete Gibernau has topped the time sheets for the first qualifying session at the third round of the MotoGP World championship in Jerez.The Spanish rider put in over 20 laps to ensure he took the top...

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  • Ducati duo collided in warm-up

    06 May 2003

    Ducati duo collided in warm-up

    Troy Bayliss’ third place at his third MotoGP is even more remarkable, considering he’d just had a 160mph collision with team-mate Loris Capirossi. " I led on the warm-up lap, and didn’t want to...

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  • Kiyonari to join Gibernau in MotoGP

    06 May 2003

    Kiyonari to join Gibernau in MotoGP

    Reigning Japanese Supersport champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has been selected as Sete Gibernau’s new team-mate in the Gresini Racing Telefonica Movistar team.Gibernau was chosen as the replacement for the...

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  • Rossi reigns in Spain

    06 May 2003

    Rossi reigns in Spain

    Valentino Rossi has triumphed at the Spanish MotoGP at Jerez today, finishing the race in front of rival Max Biaggi, and emerging contender Troy Bayliss.Rossi, riding the factory Honda RCV, crossed...

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