MotoGP (June 2005)

  • Melandri wipes out Biaggi

    24 June 2005

    Melandri wipes out Biaggi

    Marco Melandri was denied his final qualifying lap at the Assen MotoGP round after dramatically colliding with fellow Honda rider Max Biaggi. Biaggi had worn out his tyres several laps before the end...

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  • Rossi wins at Assen

    24 June 2005

    Rossi wins at Assen

    Valentino Rossi has won the Dutch round of the MotoGP championship despite a valiant effort from Honda rider Marco Melandri. Melandri lead from the begining of the race while Rossi was back in fifth...

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  • Melandri tops practice

    24 June 2005

    Melandri tops practice

    Marco Melandri has taken the top spot in the final practice session for the Assen round of the MotoGP world championship. Melandri beat Thursday’s fastest lap, set by Loris Capirossi, by more...

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  • Capirossi tops 1st day

    17 June 2005

    Capirossi tops 1st day

    Loris Capriossi has topped the first day of practice at the Dutch round of the MotoGP world championship. Capirossi took his Ducati to the fastest lap of the Assen track on his last time round...

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  • Rossi tops first practice

    17 June 2005

    Rossi tops first practice

    Valentino Rossi has topped the first practice session for the Assen round of the MotoGP world championship. Rossi dominated the dry session, beating Sete Gibernau to the fastest time by 0.7 seconds. ...

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  • Melandri tops first day

    10 June 2005

    Melandri tops first day

    Marco Melandri set the fastest lap time of the first day at Catalunya on Friday afternoon with a 1:43.317 lap. Colin Edwards was fastest after the morning session, yet was knocked back to 3rd place by...

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  • Gibernau on pole

    10 June 2005

    Gibernau on pole

    Sete Gibernau has taken pole position for Sunday's Catalunya Grand Prix. The Spaniard set a storming time of 1:42.337 in front of a massive home crowd to take the top spot, just ahead of Movistar...

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  • Edwards tops GP practice

    10 June 2005

    Edwards tops GP practice

    Colin Edwards has topped a wet first practice session for the Catalunya GP, closely followed by his team-mate Valentino Rossi. Edwards set a best lap of 1:43.651 in the rain soaked practice session...

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  • British GP will be huge

    10 June 2005

    British GP will be huge

    This year’s British GP looks set to be a huge event with pre-booked ticket sales predicting the turnout is going to be much bigger than last year. With a month to go if tickets sales continue...

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  • Rossi wins in Spain

    10 June 2005

    Rossi wins in Spain

    Valentino Rossi has won yet another round of the MotoGP world championship after beating Sete Gibernau to the line in Catalunya. The Italian rider, who is now 58-points ahead in the championship, got...

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  • Free Cataluya GP winner

    10 June 2005

    Free Cataluya GP winner

    Regular motorcyclenews.com user Aaron Butler has just won himself a free trip to the Catalunya GP this weekend. Butler, who checks the site every day, phoned as soon as he saw the competition on...

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  • 800cc limit for MotoGP

    03 June 2005

    800cc limit for MotoGP

    From 2007, the maximum engine size for the MotoGP class will be 800cc, a reduction of 190cc from current regulations. The change was announced following a meeting of the Grand Prix Commission on...

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  • Jacque back to GPs

    03 June 2005

    Jacque back to GPs

    Frenchman Olivier Jacque has signed to race for the factory Kawasaki MotoGP team at the German and Valencia rounds. Jacque has ridden for the squad already this season with a second place result in...

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  • Rossi takes tough win

    03 June 2005

    Rossi takes tough win

    Valentino Rossi has taken the win at his home Grand Prix in Mugello, Italy, after one of the most exciting and close races of the season. Rossi initially got off to a bad start dropping down to...

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  • MotoGP: Mugello

    03 June 2005

    MotoGP: Mugello

    250cc GP free practice: 1. Porto 1:54.444. 2. Lorenzo 1:54.726. 3. Stoner 1:54.745. 4. De Angelis 1:55.075. 5. De Puniet 1:55.196. 6. Pedrosa 1:55.548. 7. Barbera 1:55.626. 8. Ballerini...

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  • Rossi on Mugello pole

    03 June 2005

    Rossi on Mugello pole

    Valentino Rossi has taken pole position for his home grand prix at Mugello Italy. Rossi spent most of the session getting race settings and waited right to the last moment to set his fastest lap...

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