MotoGP (October 2005)

  • Bid on Rossi kit at NEC

    28 October 2005

    Bid on Rossi kit at NEC

    YOU could get your hands on some amazing signed Valentino Rossi gear this Sunday while watching the man himself bid for victory in the final GP of the season at Valencia. Riders for Health is staging...

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  • See Rossi lift his crown

    21 October 2005

    See Rossi lift his crown

    You could be rubbing shoulders with the stars of MotoGP and witness Valentino Rossi receiving his 2005 trophy in Valencia on November 6. The MotoGP Awards Ceremony has never previously been open to...

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  • Turkish GP practice

    21 October 2005

    Turkish GP practice

    125cc free practice one: 1. Kallio 2:05.571. 2. Gadea 2:06.621. 3. Luthi 2:06.782. 4. Pasini 2:07.041. 5. Faubel 2:07.404. 6. Rodriguez 2:07.686. 7. Zanetti 2:07.799. 8. Koyama 2:07.815. 9.

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  • Gibernau on pole

    21 October 2005

    Gibernau on pole

    Sete Gibernau is on pole for the first Turkish Gran Prix at the Istanbul Park circuit on Sunday, October 22, 2005. Gibernau benefitted from a mistake by Marco Melandri, who had dominated the practice...

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  • Bid for Rossi's own lid

    21 October 2005

    Bid for Rossi's own lid

    Every now and again a signed Valentino Rossi replica helmet comes up for grabs in an auction or a competition. Much more rare is an actual helmet raced in by Rossi and also signed by the world...

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  • Schumacher rides Desmo

    21 October 2005

    Schumacher rides Desmo

    F1 Ferrari racing legend Michael Schumacher is doing a Rossi - he's riding a MotoGP bike at 11am today (Oct 24). Schumacher will get a blast on Loris Capirossi's Ducati Desmosedici MotoGP around...

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  • Bid to join MotoGP stars

    21 October 2005

    Bid to join MotoGP stars

    Tickets to the MotoGP Awards ceremony - at which stars including Valentino Rossi are officially presented with their world championship trophies - are seldom made available to the public. But this...

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  • Schuey can't match Rossi

    21 October 2005

    Schuey can't match Rossi

    It doesn’t look like Valentino Rossi has much cause to worry about Michael Schumacher snaffling his MotoGP ride any time soon: the German was 23s off Rossi’s Mugello pole position time...

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  • Suzuki part with Roberts

    21 October 2005

    Suzuki part with Roberts

    The Suzuki MotoGP squad has officially confirmed it will part company with American Kenny Roberts when his contract ends in December, 2005. The 32-year-old American joined the team in 1999 and became...

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  • Suzuki sign Vermeulen

    21 October 2005

    Suzuki sign Vermeulen

    Suzuki has officially introduced Chris Vermeulen as part of the 2006 MotoGP squad at the International Motorcycle Show in Birmingham. The Australian rider was at the show to announce his departure...

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  • Melandri wins in Turkey

    21 October 2005

    Melandri wins in Turkey

    Marco Melandri took his first MotoGP victory at the Turkish GP, taking the lead from Sete Gibernau at the first corner and holding off Valentino Rossi until the chequered flag. Gibernau saw his hopes...

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  • Rossi fastest in Oz

    14 October 2005

    Rossi fastest in Oz

    250cc free practice one: 1. Porto 1:34.700. 2. De ANgelis 1:35.011. 3. Lorenzo 1:35.066. 4. Barbera 1:35.635. 5. Stoner 1:35.824. 6. Dovizioso 1:35.893. 7. De Puniet 1:35.905. 8. Locatelli...

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  • Hayden on pole

    14 October 2005

    Nicky Hayden has taken his third pole position of the season after setting the fastest ever lap round Philip Island. The American beat newly recrowned world champion Valentino Rossi to the top spot by just one tenth of a second with Honda rider Sete Gibernau finishing the front row of the grid a further three tenths down. Carlos Checa, Colin Edwards and Max Biaggi make up the third row while GP...

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  • Get MotoGP exclusives

    14 October 2005

    Get MotoGP exclusives

    In Motor Cycle News, October 19, 2005, MotoGP reporter Matthew Birt reveals what is happening in the current contract frenzy engulfing the GP paddock, including: Honda brough to the brink by Chris...

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  • Ito in for Capirossi

    14 October 2005

    Ito in for Capirossi

    Shinichi Ito will race for the Ducati Marlboro team as a replacement for the injured Loris Capirossi. Capirossi suffered chest injuries from a crash in practice for the previous round in Australia,...

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  • Rossi takes fifth in a row

    14 October 2005

    Rossi takes fifth in a row

    Valentino Rossi has taken yet another win at Phillip Island, taking his tally at the circuit to five wins in a row. The newly crowned World Champion dominated the race, holding back Honda rider Nicky...

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  • Vermeulen gets GP ride

    01 October 2005

    Chris Vermeulen will ride for the Camel Honda team at Phillip island as a substitue for the injured Troy Bayliss. The news will boost the young Australian, who saw his World Superbike title hopes end with the cancellation fo the second race at Imola, due to rain. There is one race left in the WSB championship at Magny-Cours, after which Vermeulen will fly out to join current Camel Honda rider...

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  • Rossi fights for Qatar win

    01 October 2005

    Rossi fights for Qatar win

    Melandri took the lead after Gibernau’s mistake and held Rossi in second over a hard fought lap before the world champion blasted past Melandri on the straight at the start of lap 19. The pair...

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