MotoGP (May 2006)

  • Heidolf to miss GPs

    27 May 2006

    German 250cc GP racer Dirk Heidolf will miss the Italian GP on Sunday, June 4 2006, following a crash in testing. The Kiefer Bos Racing rider was testing at the Sachsenring when he highsided and injured his right scaphoid and bruised his left ankle. Quality Bikes for Sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews. Click here. Browse over 1700 product reviews. Click here. Heidolf will undergo...

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  • Rossi wins sport award

    20 May 2006

    Rossi wins sport award

    Valentino Rossi has been awarded the 'Spirit of Sport' award at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards in Barcelona on Monday, May 22. The 'Spirit of Sport' award was present to the Camel Yamaha...

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  • Pedrosa on French pole

    20 May 2006

    Pedrosa on French pole

    Dani Pedrosa notched up his second consecutive pole position today when he set the fastest qualifying time for tomorrow’s French MotoGP race at Le Mans. The Spanish Repsol Honda star, who won...

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  • Rossi stays in MotoGP

    20 May 2006

    Rossi stays in MotoGP

    Valentino Rossi has turned his back on a multi-million pound switch to Formula One in 2007 by confirming today he is to continue racing on two wheels in the MotoGP world championship. The 27-year-old...

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  • Melandri wins - Rossi out

    20 May 2006

    Melandri wins - Rossi out

    Marco Melandri took the win at the Le Mans GP in a race that saw Valentino Rossi retire for the second time in a row. The race was dominated by a two way battle between Rossi and Dani Pedrosa until...

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  • Edwards' provisional pole

    13 May 2006

    Edwards' provisional pole

    The new chassis that Yamaha’s Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi are using for the Le Mans GP seems to have sorted their problems with the two riders taking a first and second fastest laps at the...

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  • Pedrosa takes first win

    13 May 2006

    Pedrosa takes first win

    Dani Pedrosa has taken his first MotoGP win at the Shanghai circuit in China, having qualified on pole position. Pedrosa had to come back from a slow start to lead from Repsol Honda team-mate Nicky...

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  • Sponsor for Brit wildcard

    13 May 2006

    Sponsor for Brit wildcard

    British rider Dan Linfoot will be riding as a wildcard at the Le Mans GP, and he'll be sponsored by the Swedish Teng Tools brand for the event. Linfoot will line up for practice alongside the rest of...

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  • Pedrosa on pole

    13 May 2006

    Pedrosa on pole

    MotoGP free practice three: 1. Casey SToner 2:00.603. 2. Nicky Hayden 2:00.941. 3. Loris Capirossi 2:00.973. 4. Colin Edwards 2:01.357. 5. Valentino Rossi 2:01.357. 6. Dani Pedrosa 2:01.548. 7. Randy...

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  • Rossi fastest in China

    06 May 2006

    Rossi fastest in China

    MotoGP free practice one: 1. Valentino Rossi 2:12.060. 2. Casey Stoner 2:12.062. 3. Kenny Roberts Jr 2:12.112. 4. Loris Capirossi 2:13.034. 5. Sete Gibernau 2:13.221. 6. Nicky Hayden 2:13.445. 7.

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  • Brit gets GP wildcard

    06 May 2006

    Brit gets GP wildcard

    British rider Dan Linfoot will race as a wildcard in the French GP at Le Mans on May 21, 2006 on a 250cc Honda for Winona Racing. Linfoot last rode in the GP class as a wildcard for the wet British...

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  • Turkish test for GP stars

    01 May 2006

    Turkish test for GP stars

    MotoGP riders stayed on to test at the Istanbul Park circuit in Turkey following the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday, April 30, 2006. Camel Yamaha Riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards made the most...

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  • Ducati's 800cc GP bike

    01 May 2006

    The 800cc Ducati Desmosedici GP7 MotoGP bike has been tested on track for the first time today, Tuesday, May 2, 2006. Test rider Vittoriano Guareschi took the prototype on to the Mugello circuit for the first shakedown test of the new 800cc engine. Read more on the technical details of the bike in MCN, May 3, 2006. Looking to buy a bike? Click here. MCN bike reviews: Click here. Browse over 1700...

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  • Spend day with champs

    01 May 2006

    Spend day with champs

    Tickets for the annual MotoGP Day of Champions have gone on sale – offering you the chance to come face to face with the biggest names in the sport. Race fans will be able to see behind the...

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