MotoGP (October 2004)

  • Valencia: Rossi wins

    27 October 2004

    Valencia: Rossi wins

    Saturday Final Qualifying: Makoto Tamada is on pole of the final round of the MotoGP championship at Valencia in Spain. Tamada posted a time of 1:32.815 in the second qualifying session, below the...

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  • Ellison confirmed for GPs

    20 October 2004

    Ellison confirmed for GPs

    British rider James Ellison will ride for the WCM team in the 2005 MotoGP series after some impressive performances as a replacement rider in 2004. Ellison scored points for the team on his second...

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  • Roberts boys GP return

    20 October 2004

    Roberts boys GP return

    Both Kenny and Kurtis Roberts will rejoin their MotoGP teams for the final round of the 2004 championship at Valencia on Sunday, October 31. Kenny Roberts will take his place in the factory Suzuki...

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  • Is Rossi the best ever?

    13 October 2004

    Is Rossi the best ever?

    Valentino Rossi reclaimed the MotoGP world crown in Australia on Sunday. His success on a new bike for 2004 has earned him respect beyond measure. You've been posting your tributes to the man and his...

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  • Rossi on provisional pole

    13 October 2004

    Rossi on provisional pole

    Valentino Rossi is on provisional pole for the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, a race which could see him clinch the MotoGP World Championship. Rossi can win his fourth successive title with a...

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  • Rossi is world champion

    13 October 2004

    Rossi is world champion

    Valentino Rossi has proven without doubt that he is the best rider in the world by giving Yamaha the MotoGP world championship for the first time in 12 years. The title fight finished with all...

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  • Gibernau on Oz pole

    13 October 2004

    Gibernau on Oz pole

    Sete Gibernau has taken pole position for the penultimate round of the MotoGP world championship. Gibernau beat Rossi to the top spot by 0.455 seconds after a late push from the Honda camp that saw...

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  • Edwards to Yamaha

    13 October 2004

    Edwards to Yamaha

    Yamaha announced at the Philip Island GP that Valentino Rossi will have a new team-mate for next year, in the shape of former WSB champ, Colin Edwards. Edwards will move from the Telefonica Honda...

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  • Haydon stays in MotoGP

    06 October 2004

    Haydon stays in MotoGP

    James Haydon will stand in for Proton KR rider Kurtis Roberts, for the second race in succession, at the Kuala Lumpur round at Sepang on Sunday, October 10. Despite having no experience of the Proton...

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  • Qatar disaster for Rossi

    01 October 2004

    Qatar disaster for Rossi

    Valentino Rossi has seen his championship lead reduced to just 14 points after crashing out of the Qatar GP. The reigning world champion arrived at the circuit with a 39 point lead, but was demoted...

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  • Denning to MotoGP

    01 October 2004

    Denning to MotoGP

    Current Crescent Suzuki boss Paul Denning will become the team manager for the factory Suzuki MotoGP team in 2005. Denning replaces current manager Garry Taylor, who steps down after almost 30 years...

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