MotoGP (July 2009)

  • Silverstone MotoGP kids prices

    29 July 2009 by ameg2808

    I've just been on the phone trying to order 2010 Silverstone MotoGP tickets and I was told I would have to pay for a 3 year old as he can "walk and make use of the facilities". My 18 month old however "should be ok to get in free" and "it has'nt been decided yet if they will have to pay for camping". I couldnt believe my ears so got the wife to ring up and try, but she was told the...

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  • Valentino Rossi eager to ride at Silverstone

    29 July 2009 by Matthew Birt

    Valentino Rossi eager to ride at Silverstone

    Valentino Rossi has told MCN that he is looking forward to trying the high-speed Silverstone circuit when its hosts the British MotoGP in 2010. Despite being a huge fan of Donington Park, the reigning...

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  • Early June slot for Silverstone MotoGP race

    28 July 2009 by Matthew Birt

    Early June slot for Silverstone MotoGP race

    The first British MotoGP race to be staged at the Silverstone circuit since 1986 will be held on June 6 next year. A provisional 2010 calendar was issued today, with Silverstone currently the sixth...

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  • A great last GP at Donington

    28 July 2009 by Rick Williams

    A great last GP at Donington

    What an end to Donington's MotoGP run, edge of your seat stuff or what! No British winners but the lads gave a good account of themselves.

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  • Some of my pictures from Donington

    27 July 2009 by Michael Swann

    Some of my pictures from Donington

    Casey Stoner's bike at Donington 2009 GP qualifying after falling at Mcleans (oops!). My best picture of Rossi through a fence at Donington 2009 GP qualifying.

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  • Goodbye Donington

    27 July 2009 by Claire DWW

    Goodbye Donington

    So how do we sum up the riders at the Donington MotoGP 2009? Valient, riveting, outlandish, scintillating, sizzling and incredible. The atmosphere was electric, sell out crowd numbers and fans...

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  • Rossi & Toseland

    27 July 2009 by Barry Hodgson

    Rossi & Toseland

    Whilst standing on a barrier and clinging to a fence on the exit of Coppice at the 2009 Moto GP at Donington, I managed to get this shot of Rossi lining up Toseland on the last lap. What a race!

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  • Silverstone Sells £50,000 Worth of Tickets!

    27 July 2009 by John Westlake

    Silverstone Sells £50,000 Worth of Tickets!

    Less than 24 hours after the finish of the final British MotoGP race to take place at Donington Park, Silverstone announced that it had already sold £50,000 worth of tickets for the 2010 event. Next...

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  • Tech Blog: A question of weather

    26 July 2009 by Gary pinchin

    Tech Blog: A question of weather

    Warm –up today was wet, wet enough to mean that everyone got a handle on what would be needed set-up wise if the weather stayed miserable.  Bridgestone tyres seem to work better after they have...

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  • Fans: Keep Toseland in MotoGP

    26 July 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    Fans: Keep Toseland in MotoGP

    Rain soaked James Toseland fans hope his sixth place finish at Donington will be enough to keep him on the MotoGP grid next year. The Tech 3 Yamaha rider has failed to deliver the results this year,...

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  • British MotoGP: Aoyama takes 250GP win

    26 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    British MotoGP: Aoyama takes 250GP win

    Hiroshi Aoyama strengthened his grip on the 250cc World Championship with a start-to-finish victory in difficult conditions at Donington Park today. With the track still wet from earlier rainfall, the...

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  • Prince Harry rides Ducati MotoGP bike

    26 July 2009 by Matthew Birt

    Prince Harry has just completed the ride of a lifetime with a flying lap of the Donington Park circuit as pillion to Randy Mamola on Ducati’s two-seater MotoGP bike. The Prince, who bought an £8000 Triumph Daytona last year shortly after passing his test, looked thrilled after his experience, despite the track being soaked after earlier rain. Prince Harry rode in the 1000 mile Enduro Africa...

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  • Donington MotoGP Sunday Guide

    26 July 2009 by Martin Raines

    Donington MotoGP Sunday Guide

    This is Valentino Rossi’s fourth pole at Donington on a MotoGP machine. His three previous MotoGP poles at Donington have all ended in victory. If Valentino Rossi finishes in the top three he will set...

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  • British GP Tech Blog: Playing catch-up

    26 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    British GP Tech Blog: Playing catch-up

    After Friday’s rain-hit free practice, the MotoGP teams faced a race against time to fine the perfect set-up for Sunday’s race. There were two dry sessions on Saturday. Free practice in the morning it...

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  • Brits top ten in Red Bull Rookies

    26 July 2009

    Brits top ten in Red Bull Rookies

    For the second time in eight days Jakub Kornfeil produced a perfect victory and with Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup rival Sturla Fagerhaug crashing out again, the 16-year old Czech goes into his home...

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  • British MotoGP: When Harry met Nicky

    26 July 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    British MotoGP: When Harry met Nicky

    MCN captured the moment when Prince Harry smiled and chatted with a relaxed Nicky Hayden on the MotoGP pitwall. Ducati rider Hayden sprinted out of his garage when he saw Prince Harry walking towards...

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