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Estoril MotoGP Reaction: Valentino Rossi reflects on disappointing third

Estoril MotoGP Reaction: Valentino Rossi reflects on disappointing third

Valentino Rossi put a brave face on in Estoril this afternoon after his barren run in MotoGP was extended to seven races. The Italian led from the second lap and looked on course to win for the first...

Estoril MotoGP Reaction: Jorge Lorenzo in ‘heaven’ after maiden win

Estoril MotoGP Reaction: Jorge Lorenzo in ‘heaven’ after maiden win

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo said he was in ‘heaven’ after he stormed to his first MotoGP win in hugely impressive style in Estoril today. The double world 250 champion finally converted a pole position...

Estoril MotoGP Reaction: James Toseland reacts to seventh

Estoril MotoGP Reaction: James Toseland reacts to seventh

James Toseland has said he was too cautious in tricky conditions at the start of today’s Estoril GP as he claimed another top ten finish in only his third race. Light rain showers falling in certain...

Estoril MotoGP: Danny Webb fifth, Corsi wins

Estoril MotoGP: Danny Webb fifth, Corsi wins

Danny web has taken his best GP finish so far with a fifth position at the Estoril GP, while Simone Corsi took the win. It was a difficult race for the British contingent with crashes and engine...

Keep it Eurosport

I have just read the article about Eurosport potentially losing the right to brocdcast Moto GP in 2009... well that would be a shame, as I cannot see the BBC giving the same coverage to qualifying, open practice, 250's and 125's alike. Also, what be more of a shame is losing the expertise and passion of the likes of Toby Moody, Julian Ryder and Randy Mamola. Their commentating chemistry and witty...

Estoril MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo takes first MotoGP win

Estoril MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo takes first MotoGP win

Jorge Lorenzo has taken his first premiere class win just three races in to his first MotoGP season, while Brit James Toseland takes 7th. Valentino Rossi took the lead in the early part of the race...

Estoril MotoGP: Bautista takes impressive 250 win

Estoril MotoGP: Bautista takes impressive 250 win

Alvaro Bautista has won the Portugeuse 250GP in Estoril after taking an astonishing lead. Marco Simonchelli took the hole-shot but Bautista got past on the first time down the back straight and...

Snow test at Snetterton

Snow test at Snetterton

I know Hydrex Honda are short of track time so I suppose you've got to test something! Guy Martin at the Snetterton test.

Atsushi Watanabe's snowy introduction to BSB

Atsushi Watanabe's snowy introduction to BSB

Atsushi Watanabe at the recent BSB Snetterton test. Welcome to England!!

Getting comfortable on the Buildbase Ducati

Getting comfortable on the Buildbase Ducati

Ultimate track day tool or is that fool? my mate Bob Sallows keeping it warm for lil Loris.

Meeting Rio - or ITV's Jane Omorogbe

Meeting Rio - or ITV's Jane Omorogbe

Gladiator ready? Contender smile!!!

No helmet jokes

No helmet jokes

No helmet jokes !!!

Should have gone to Specsavers!

Should have gone to Specsavers!

Should have gone to Specsavers !!!

Now we know what John McGuinness really thinks!

Now we know what John McGuinness really thinks!

Thats no to the autograph then John !!!

Isle of Man TT Trophy on show!

Isle of Man TT Trophy on show!

Got to be worth 50 quid on Ebay, quick leg it!!!!

Candid camera

Candid camera

Holiday snaps? could be. Could be taken on holiday. Candid photography eh? he asked him knowingly!!!

Estoril MotoGP: Casey Stoner trying to remain calm

Estoril MotoGP: Casey Stoner trying to remain calm

Reigning world champion Casey Stoner says he won’t let his frustrations boil over after his Estoril nightmare continued in qualifying this afternoon. The Aussie will start tomorrow’s 28-lap race from...

Estoril MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo storms to ‘dream’ third successive pole

Estoril MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo storms to ‘dream’ third successive pole

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo maintained his perfect qualifying record in 2008 with a third straight MotoGP pole position in Estoril today. The Spaniard proved he is virtually untouchable on Michelin’s soft...

Estoril MotoGP: Valentino Rossi claims first Bridgestone front row

Estoril MotoGP: Valentino Rossi claims first Bridgestone front row

Valentino Rossi claimed his first Bridgestone front row start in Estoril today in a qualifying session dominated by rivals Michelin. The Italian was the only Bridgestone rider in the top eight with...

Estoril MotoGP: James Toseland content with sixth

Estoril MotoGP: James Toseland content with sixth

British rider James Toseland has said he is content to have claimed a place on the second row of the grid for tomorrow’s Estoril GP in Portugal. A best lap of 1.36.790 secured sixth place in...

Estoril MotoGP: Danny Webb claims debut 125GP front row

Estoril MotoGP: Danny Webb claims debut 125GP front row

British teenager Danny Webb has claimed the first front row start of his career in Estoril this afternoon when he finished fourth fastest in final 125GP qualifying. Second with only five minutes to...

Estoril MotoGP: James Toseland delighted at 2009 Yamaha deal

Estoril MotoGP: James Toseland delighted at 2009 Yamaha deal

James Toseland has spoken of his delight at clinching an extension to his current Yamaha contract for the 2009 MotoGP world championship after just two races of his rookie season. The 27-year-old has...

Estoril MotoGP: Tech 3 boss hails early James Toseland deal

Estoril MotoGP: Tech 3 boss hails early James Toseland deal

Tech 3 team boss Herve Poncharal said he is confident that James Toseland can mount a future challenge for the MotoGP world championship after clinching a 2009 deal with the double World Superbike...

Estoril MotoGP: Tech 3 clinches new Yamaha deal

Estoril MotoGP: Tech 3 clinches new Yamaha deal

James Toseland’s Tech 3 squad has received a double boost in Estoril this weekend with confirmation that the French-based team has signed a new two-year deal to run Yamaha’s satellite MotoGP...

Estoril MotoGP: Colin Edwards top free practice

Estoril MotoGP: Colin Edwards top free practice

Texan Colin Edwards looks a good bet to maintain his 100 per cent front row qualifying record after he ended free practice with the fastest time in Portugal. The Tech 3 Yamaha rider clocked a best of...

MotoGP Exclusive: James Toseland signs 2009 Tech 3 Yamaha contract

MotoGP Exclusive: James Toseland signs 2009 Tech 3 Yamaha contract

British rider James Toseland is likely to confirm later on today that he has signed a contract with the Tech 3 Yamaha deal for the 2009 MotoGP world championship campaign. The 27-year-old had an...

Estoril MotoGP: Casey Stoner bemused at slump to seventh

Estoril MotoGP: Casey Stoner bemused at slump to seventh

Reigning world champion Casey Stoner was left puzzled by his disappointing seventh place finish in today's opening free practice sessions in Estoril. The Aussie, who scored his worst factory Ducati...

Estoril MotoGP: Valentino Rossi bounces back from big crash

Estoril MotoGP: Valentino Rossi bounces back from big crash

Valentino Rossi bounced back from a spectacular high-side crash this morning to claim the second fastest time at the end of an eventful opening day in Estoril. The 29-year-old, who is bidding to end...

Estoril MotoGP: Toni Elias injures foot in freak incident

Estoril MotoGP: Toni Elias injures foot in freak incident

Spaniard Toni Elias has suffered a right foot injury after a high-speed clutch failure on his Alice Ducati in Estoril. The former Estoril GP winner was approaching the tight first corner at the end of...

Estoril MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa continues early season charge

Estoril MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa continues early season charge

MotoGP world championship leader Dani Pedrosa continued his impressive start to the 2008 campaign by clocking the fastest time in today's opening free practice in Estoril. The Spanish GP winner topped...

Estoril MotoGP: James Toseland delighted with Yamaha engine upgrade

Estoril MotoGP: James Toseland delighted with Yamaha engine upgrade

British rider James Toseland has spoken of his delight at the performance of Yamaha's latest spec pneumatic valve engine that he used for the first time on a weather-hit first day in Estoril. Making...

Hottrax Motorsport Racing Club National Motorcycle Endurance Championship: Round One – Anglesey Circuit preview

Hottrax Motorsport Racing Club National Motorcycle Endurance Championship: Round One – Anglesey Circuit preview

Hottrax Motorsport Racing Club National Motorcycle Endurance Championship – Round One – Anglesey Circuit 19th and 20th April 2008 - Preview  Endurance motorcycle racing will appear at the newly...

Estoril MotoGP: Valentino Rossi unhurt after big high-side crash

Estoril MotoGP: Valentino Rossi unhurt after big high-side crash

Valentino Rossi's bid to end his long winless streak in Portugal this weekend has started in painful but fast fashion with the Italian suffering a big high-side crash in the opening MotoGP free...

Estoril MotoGP: Bradley Smith and Danny Webb crash unhurt

Estoril MotoGP: Bradley Smith and Danny Webb crash unhurt

British duo Bradley Smith and Danny Webb have walked away from first 125GP free practice crashes at a cool, wet and windy Estoril this morning. Spanish GP podium finisher Smith ended the session with...

Estoril MotoGP: Engine blow for Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa

Estoril MotoGP: Engine blow for Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa

Factory Honda duo Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa have been left reeling after finding out that a test on a new pneumatic valve engine in Estoril on Monday has been cancelled. World championship leader...

Estoril MotoGP: Marco Melandri gets new electronics

Estoril MotoGP: Marco Melandri gets new electronics

Marco Melandri is using new electronic software on his factory Ducati in Portugal this weekend to try and help him recover from a disastrous start to 2008. Melandri has endured a nightmare move to...