MotoGP (December 2005)

  • D'Antin Ducati signs duo

    16 December 2005

    D'Antin Ducati signs duo

    Alex Hofmann and Jose Luis Cardoso will race for the D'Antin Ducati team in 2006, although it isn't known which tyres the team will use. Cardoso returns to the MotoGP paddock following time in World...

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  • Davies wins BBC award

    09 December 2005

    Davies wins BBC award

    Chaz Davies has won the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year's award for young sportsmen and women. Davies shared the Carwyn James prize with teenage runner Non Stanford, at the ceremony in...

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  • Pons team loses Stoner

    09 December 2005

    Pons team loses Stoner

    Casey Stoner will ride a Honda RCV in 2006 - but not for the Sito Pons squad as expected. Stoner’s former Aprilia 250 boss Lucio Cecchinello confirmed late last night that he had secured a deal...

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  • KTM's junior GP team

    09 December 2005

    KTM's junior GP team

    KTM will field a Junior Team in the 125cc GP championship in 2006, to run alongside the official works team of Mika Kallio and Julian Simon. The KTM Junior Team will consist of Austrian Michael...

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  • Audio file: Biaggi in crisis

    02 December 2005

    Audio file: Biaggi in crisis

    MCN's award-winning MotoGP reporter Matthew Birt has broken yet another world exclusive in this week's issue of MCN (out Wednesday, December 7) - this time revealing the crisis facing Max Biaggi. ...

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  • Award for Kallio

    02 December 2005

    Award for Kallio

    Finnish fans have shown their appreciation for MotoGP, by making 125cc KTM rider Mika Kallio the "Best Driver of the Year." A TV and print election saw Kallio ranked ahead of Formula 1 star...

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  • We ride Honda RCV

    02 December 2005

    We ride Honda RCV

    MCN road tester Michael Neeves is just back from riding Honda’s awesome 260bhp MotoGP bike in Sepang, Malaysia. Read his full report in MCN, out on Wednesday, December 6 and download the...

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  • Phillip Island revamp

    02 December 2005

    Phillip Island revamp

    A $300 million development of facilities at the Phillip Island track in Australia has been anounced. GP legend Mick Doohan attended the press conference to announce plans for a major upgrade and...

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  • Suzuki await new motor

    01 December 2005

    Suzuki await new motor

    Team Suzuki MotoGP say they are pleased with consistent results from their tests in Malaysia this week and are now looking forward to testing with a new engine after the seven week MotoGP test ban...

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  • Pedrosa tops final day

    01 December 2005

    Pedrosa tops final day

    MotoGP rookie Dani Pedrosa set the fastest lap on the final day of testing at Sepang despite awkward weather conditions. Intermittent rain made it difficult for riders to get out on track as it was...

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  • Loris fastest in Jerez

    01 December 2005

    Loris fastest in Jerez

    Ducati GP riders Loris Capirossi and new team-mate Sete Gibernau completed the final day of their three-day Jerez test in bitter cold with Capirossi putting in the fastest lap. The cold wind kept the...

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