MotoGP (May 2005)

  • Jacque/Checa in for GPs

    27 May 2005

    Jacque/Checa in for GPs

    Olivier Jacque and David Checa will both race at the next round of the MotoGP championship at Mugello as replacements for the injured Alex Hoffmann and Toni Elias. Jacque has raced for the factory...

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  • MotoGP: Le Mans test

    13 May 2005

    MotoGP: Le Mans test

    Many of the MotoGP teams took part in a two-day test at Le Mans in France, immediately following the French GP. After three days of wet racing, the riders started late in the morning to take...

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  • Rossi on Le Mans pole

    13 May 2005

    Rossi on Le Mans pole

    Valentino Rossi has put himself on pole position for Sunday's Le Mans GP after setting his best laps in the closing seconds of the session. Rossi's team mate Colin Edwards was holding a solid pole in...

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  • Edwards tops 1st session

    13 May 2005

    Edwards tops 1st session

    Colin Edwards has topped the first practice session for the French GP at an overcast Le Mans circuit. The track was barely dry and riders struggled to get anywhere near lap record pace. Edwards took...

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  • Barros tops first day

    13 May 2005

    Barros tops first day

    Alex Barros is the fastest man on the opening day of the Le Mans GP after putting in the top lap in the second practice session of the day, shortly before the rain came down heavily. The session...

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  • Brivio denies F1 quote

    13 May 2005

    Brivio denies F1 quote

    Valentino Rossi’s team boss Davide Brivio has denied reports that he said the Italian World Champion would be heading to Formula 1 in 2007. Rossi has recently committed to spending another year...

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  • Le Mans win for Rossi

    13 May 2005

    Le Mans win for Rossi

    Valentino Rossi has taken the win at Le Mans after fighting off a concerted effort by Sete Gibernau to take the lead. Rossi started from pole position but made a mistake at the lights and slipped to...

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  • Exclusive Rossi shots

    06 May 2005

    Exclusive Rossi shots

    These exclusive pictures show just how Valentino Rossi prepared for his win at the brand new Shanghai circuit. Rossi took to the track on the paddock scooter to learn the curves and check out the...

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  • Rossi wins in Shanghai

    01 May 2005

    Rossi wins in Shanghai

    Valentino Rossi has won the first ever Chinese GP at a rain soaked Shanghai track with Olivier Jacque taking an impressive second place for Kawasaki. Jacque was the only rider able to keep up with...

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