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  • Edwards breaks lap record at Imola test

    16 September 2002

    Edwards breaks lap record at Imola test

    Colin Edwards broke the lap record by 1.2 seconds during tests at Imola today according to Castrol Honda’s latest press release.Edwards set a time of 1:48.10 around the 3.04-mile circuit, faster even...

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  • Foggy FP1 debuts at Donington

    16 September 2002

    Foggy FP1 debuts at Donington

    Troy Corser and James Haydon took the all-new Foggy Petronas FP1 out for its first track test today around Donington Park.It’s the first time the bike has been seen in public since the bike was...

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  • Edwards fury at Hayden GP ride

    16 September 2002

    Edwards fury at Hayden GP ride

    Colin Edwards has hit out at the politics behind Honda’s decision to give fellow-American Nicky Hayden a MotoGP ride on a Honda V5.Edwards – who has signed a letter of intent to ride for Ducati in WSB...

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  • Suzuki take top three at Bol D’or

    16 September 2002

    Suzuki take top three at Bol D’or

    The 2002 Bold D’or endurance race finished with the Castrol Suzuki team taking the first and second places from the GMT 94 team, also mounted on a Suzuki.The race was won by the Suzuki team of French...

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  • Max Biaggi signs for Honda

    16 September 2002

    Max Biaggi signs for Honda

    Max Biaggi has just inked a three year deal to ride a Honda RCV V5-engined bike in MotoGP.Biaggi said: " I was dreaming to race with Honda again and Pramac made my dream come true. " ...

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  • Nakano and Jacque get M1s

    16 September 2002

    Nakano and Jacque get M1s

    It’s just been announced that Olivier Jacque and his Tech 3 Yamaha teammate Shinya Nakano will get the four-stroke Yamaha M1 MotoGP machines from the Malaysian GP onwards.The Malaysian Grand Prix...

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  • Rossi takes the title with a win in Rio

    16 September 2002

    Rossi takes the title with a win in Rio

    He’s been 125cc world champion, he’s been 250cc world champion and he’s been the 500cc world champion. Now Valentino Rossi can add the maiden MotoGP crown to his trophy cabinet after winning a soaking...

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  • Bayliss and Capirossi on Ducati GP bike

    16 September 2002

    Bayliss and Capirossi on Ducati GP bike

    It has just been revealed that Troy Bayliss will join forces with Loris Capirossi on the Ducati MotoGP machine in 2003.The two riders have signed two-year contracts to ride the new Desmosedici V4 in...

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  • Don’t forget: Saturday is the Rio GP

    16 September 2002

    Don’t forget: Saturday is the Rio GP

    Free practice for the MotoGP class has just ended in Rio ahead of Saturday’s Grand Prix, and it’s Valentino Rossi topping the timing sheets.1)V Rossi (1:52.359) 2)N Abe (1:52.712) 3)M Biaggi...

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  • Biaggi claims provisional Rio pole

    16 September 2002

    Biaggi claims provisional Rio pole

    Yamaha’s soon-to-be-ex rider Max Biaggi has slotted his Yamaha M1 on provisional pole at the Nelson Piquet Circuit in Rio ahead of Saturday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.His time of 1:51.854 pipped Valentino...

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  • Hislop quickest in Oulton qualifying

    09 September 2002

    Hislop quickest in Oulton qualifying

    Steve Hislop has shown he’ll take no prisoners this weekend by going quickest in first qualifying for this weekend’s MCN British Superbike round.He’s heading the field with 1:31:513, ahead of Shane...

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  • Rutter takes Superpole

    09 September 2002

    Rutter takes Superpole

    Michael Rutter shot to the front of the grid for tomorrows MCN British Superbike at Mallory Park.Rutter and Renegade Ducati teammate were only split by championship leader Steve Hislop, with all three...

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  • Hislop eyes the title at Mallory

    09 September 2002

    Hislop eyes the title at Mallory

    Steve Hislop goes into this Sunday’s penultimate round of the MCN British Superbike championship at Mallory Park looking set to clinch his first national title since 1995.You can read more about Steve...

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  • Lampkin takes sixth trials title

    09 September 2002

    Lampkin takes sixth trials title

    Dougie Lampkin took his sixth outdoor trials championship in Japan on Saturday.He wrapped up the championship with a safe second place behind Honda teammate Takahashi Fujinami, at a rain-soaked Twin...

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  • Sensational Assen double for Edwards

    09 September 2002

    Sensational Assen double for Edwards

    The 2002 World Superbike title race is still wide open after a stunning double for Colin Edwards at Assen today.The Honda rider trailed defending champion Troy Bayliss by 29 points going into today’s...

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  • Who’s your tip for the WSB title?

    09 September 2002

    Who’s your tip for the WSB title?

    The season-long battle between Ducati’s Troy Bayliss and Honda’s Colin Edwards comes to the boil on Sunday September 29 at Imola in Italy.Who do you think has the talent, the mental toughness and the...

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  • Honda crams in early Imola test

    09 September 2002

    Honda crams in early Imola test

    Colin Edwards and his Castol Honda team will begin urgent tests this Monday, September 16, at Imola ahead of the decisive WSB round there on September 29.Click on the link on the right to vote for who...

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  • Ben Bostrom signs for AMA Honda

    09 September 2002

    Ben Bostrom signs for AMA Honda

    It has been confirmed that Ben Bostrom will race an SP-2 for Honda in the American domestic superbike series in 2003.The Californian has struggled all season, scraping just one podium finish all year...

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  • Estoril GP results

    09 September 2002

    Valentino Rossi won the Portuguese MotoGP round at Estoril today after runaway leader Suzuki’s Sete Giberanu crashed in torrential rain.MotoGP:1)V Rossi 2)C Checa 3)K Roberts 4)A Barros 5)M Biaggi250:1)F Nieto 2)M Melandri 3)S Porto…7)L Haslam125:1)A Vincent 2)S Sanna 3)S JencknerRossi extends his lead over his Repsol Honda teammate Tohru Ukawa in second place to 89 points with four rounds...

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  • Hayden will ride alongside Rossi

    09 September 2002

    Hayden will ride alongside Rossi

    Sources inside the MotoGP paddock are saying that reigning AMA Superbike champion Nicky Hayden has signed to ride a Honda RCV in 2003, possibly alongside Valentino Rossi in the Repsol/HRC...

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  • Hizzy and Plater win at Oulton

    02 September 2002

    Hizzy and Plater win at Oulton

    Steve Hislop added to his MCN British Superbike victories with a win at Oulton Park on Sunday. Shane Byrne was second to Hizzy in race one with Michael Rutter taking the third place.In race two it was...

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