MotoGP (September 2003)

  • Gibernau signs two-year deal

    23 September 2003

    Gibernau signs two-year deal

    Sete Gibernau has signed a deal for the next two seasons with his current Honda Telefonica Movistar squad.The Spaniard is currently second in the world championship in his first year on the Honda...

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  • Ryo gets wildcard GP ride

    23 September 2003

    Ryo gets wildcard GP ride

    The Suzuki MotoGP team has announced that factory test rider Akira Ryo will be riding as a wildcard entry in both the Motegi and Sepang rounds of the championship.Ryo made six appearances as a Suzuki...

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  • Biaggi on provisional pole in Rio

    16 September 2003

    Biaggi on provisional pole in Rio

    Max Biaggi is on provisional pole for tomorrow’s Rio MotoGP with a new best lap of 1:49.876.The Italian smashed his own lap record to finish at the top of the time sheets after a session which saw...

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  • Rossi fastest in Rio practice

    16 September 2003

    Rossi fastest in Rio practice

    Valentino Rossi has gone quickest in free practice for Saturday’s Brazilian MotoGP.The Italian posted a fastest time of 1:51.043 in Jacarepagua, over half-a-second quicker than championship rival Sete...

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  • Rossi rules in Rio

    16 September 2003

    Rossi rules in Rio

    Valentino Rossi took victory at the Brazilian GP with a masterful display of riding.The Italian reigning MotoGP champion followed title rival Sete Gibernau in the early stages of the race before...

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  • Moriwaki to race at Motegi GP

    09 September 2003

    Moriwaki to race at Motegi GP

    Japanese engineering firm Moriwaki has confirmed its entry as a wildcard for the Pacific GP at Motegi, Japan.The MD211F bike is based around the Honda V5 MotoGP engine and will be ridden by Moriwaki...

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  • Rossi dominates Portuguese GP

    02 September 2003

    Rossi dominates Portuguese GP

    Valentino Rossi dominated the MotoGP race at Estoril today, extending his lead in the championship.Rossi was able to pull clear from early challenger Max Biaggi and left championship rival Sete...

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  • Capirossi takes third GP pole

    02 September 2003

    Capirossi takes third GP pole

    Italians dominate the front row of the grid forstart of the Portuguese GP, with Loris Capirossi on pole followed by Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi.Capirossi finished the warm but blustery session with...

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  • Jacque closes in on Rossi

    02 September 2003

    Jacque closes in on Rossi

    Olivier Jacque has stormed up the time sheets in the first qualifying session at the Estoril GP, knocking three seconds off his practice time to take second place on the provisional grid. But it...

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  • Rossi and Gibernau close in practice

    02 September 2003

    Rossi and Gibernau close in practice

    Valentino Rossi and Sete Gibernau have started their battle for the top spot early, finishing just 0.46 seconds apart in the first practice session for round 11 of the MotoGP world championship in...

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  • WCM four-stroke to race

    02 September 2003

    WCM four-stroke to race

    Chris Burns will finally get the chance to race his Harris WCM four-stroke this weekend at Sunday’s GP, in Estoril, Portugal.The bike was originally due to start racing at the beginning of the season...

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  • Kato tribute planned for Motegi GP

    01 September 2003

    Kato tribute planned for Motegi GP

    Fausto Gresini, the former team boss of the late Daijiro Katoh, has announced he will invite 1000 people to a special ceremony in honour of the rider at the Pacific GP at Motegi on October 5.The...

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