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  • Buster Roberts passes away

    28 October 2002

    THE Grand Prix racing paddock is in mourning after the death of one of its biggest personalities. Buster Roberts, father to Kenny Roberts Snr, passed away last night (October 27) in hospital in California after a brief illness. He was 81.Buster was the driving forced behind the dynasty which has seen two generations of Roberts win GP world titles, having put Kenny Snr on a bike before his eighth...

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  • Bayliss to debut Ducati at Valencia

    28 October 2002

    Bayliss to debut Ducati at Valencia

    Troy Bayliss will give Ducati’s new MotoGP machine its public debut at the Valencia Grand Prix on November 3.He’ll be riding the Desmosedeci V4 four-stroke on a few demonstration laps ahead of the...

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  • Telefonica rings changes at Suzuki

    28 October 2002

    Telefonica rings changes at Suzuki

    Telefonica Movistar, the Spanish mobile phone giant, has ended its two-year association with the Suzuki MotoGP squad. This weekend’s Valencia GP will be the last time Suzukis will sport the famous...

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  • Emmett joins Rutter at Renegade

    21 October 2002

    Emmett joins Rutter at Renegade

    Sean Emmett has sensationally signed a deal to ride for Renegade Racing on a 2002 WSB-spec Testastretta 998 next season.You can read all about his deal in detail and Steve Hislop’s plans in the...

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  • Italy wins Motocross des Nations

    21 October 2002

    Italy wins Motocross des Nations

    The Italian team won the 2002 Motocross des Nations at the Belpuig Circuit in Spain at the weekend.The squad of Andrea Bartolini, Alessio Chiodi and Alex Puzar, all former World Champions, easily beat...

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  • Everts injured in Supermoto crash

    21 October 2002

    Everts injured in Supermoto crash

    Reigning world 500cc motorcross champion Stefan Everts was injured after he crashed out Masters of Supermotard race in Belgium at the weekend.He went down at the first corner after clashing with...

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  • Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

    21 October 2002

    Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

    Ruben Xaus has just been confirmed as Neil Hodgson’s teammate at the factory Ducati Corse WSB squad on the new 999.He renews his commitment to the factory after a torrid 2002 in World Superbikes,...

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  • Scott Russell could be back in WSB

    21 October 2002

    Scott Russell could be back in WSB

    Scott Russell could be set for a dramatic return to World Superbikes after an absence of five years.He last rode in the 1998 championship on a Yamaha YZF750, but he has been testing recently with AMA...

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  • Scott Russell in comeback test

    21 October 2002

    Scott Russell in comeback test

    Former WSB champ Scott Russell is on the verge of an amazing racing comeback, despite nearly being killed at the Daytona 200 in 2001.He has been secretly testing for HMC Racing, an AMA Superbike...

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  • Rossi wins in Oz

    21 October 2002

    Valentino Rossi continued his amazing season with victory in Australia. He finished at the head of five Hondas, sharing the podium with Alex Barros and Tohru Ukawa. Daijiro Katoh and Jurgen van den Goorbergh took fourth and fifth.Max Biaggi was the leading non-Honda, ahead of Nobuastsu Aoki who finished seventh on the Proton KR. Eighth was Olivier Jacque, ninth Kenny Roberts Jr and tenth Jeremy...

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  • Barros back on top, Down Under

    21 October 2002

    Alex Barros has continued his excellent run of form on the Honda RCV with a provisional pole start in Friday’s qualifying ahead of the Australian MotoGP round on Sunday.The West Honda rider ‘s time of 1’33.002 around the 2.78 mile Phillip Island circuit was just a tenth ahead of home favourite Garry McCoy on the Red Bull Yamaha YZR two-stroke. As if to prove the strokers have one last hurrah left...

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  • Rossi warms up for rally debut

    21 October 2002

    Rossi warms up for rally debut

    Valentino Rossi has been warming up for his rallying debut in next month’s Rally of Great Britain with a special test of his World Rally Championship (WRC) – spec Peugeot 206.There’s a rare personal...

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  • McWilliams takes pole in Phillip Island

    21 October 2002

    McWilliams takes pole in Phillip Island

    Jeremy McWilliams has put the Proton KR on pole position for Sunday’s MotoGP in Australia. He qualified 0.4 seconds ahead of Australian Gary McCoy. The other Proton KR of Nobuatsu Aoki qualified in...

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  • Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

    14 October 2002

    Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

    Chris Walker has been diagnosed as having a broken ankle and tibia of his left leg after crashing out of a supermoto race in Mettet, Belgium at the weekend.He was due to start testing with his new GSE...

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  • Honda set to quit WSB

    14 October 2002

    Honda set to quit WSB

    Honda is set to quit WSB despite winning the 2002 World Superbike championship.You can read more on this story in the latest issue of MCN, out October 16.There had been rumours that GSE Racing would...

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  • Biaggi scraps for Sepang victory

    14 October 2002

    Biaggi scraps for Sepang victory

    Max Biaggi finally broke his four-stroke duck with a win in the searing heat of Sepang in Sunday’s Malaysian round of the MotoGP calendar.The Malboro Yamaha rider benefited from the three-way scrap...

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  • Barros builds with Sepang pole

    14 October 2002

    Barros builds with Sepang pole

    Alex Barros is emerging as the unlikely challenger to the dominance of Valentino Rossi in MotoGP after taking pole in Sepang today ahead of Sunday’s Malaysion Grand Prix.Despite only having sat on the...

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  • 2003 Grand Prix Calendar

    14 October 2002

    2003 Grand Prix Calendar

    The FIM has just released the details of dates and venues for the 2003 Grand Prix calendar.Round 1: April 6, Suzuka, JapanRound 2: April 27, Welkom, South AfricaRound 3: May 11, Jerez, SpainRound 4:...

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  • Hello there

    07 October 2002

    Hello there

    Imagine the MCN offices filled with babes like this…That’s what we do to cheer ourselves up.

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  • Yowsah!

    07 October 2002

    Yowsah!

    Don’t know what’s she’s advertising, but she’s doing it very well…

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  • New Motocross des Nations entry list

    07 October 2002

    New Motocross des Nations entry list

    The FIM has just released the entry list for the re-scheduled 2002 Motocross des Nations, now confirmed as October 19-20 in Bellpuig, Spain. There are 23 countries with almost 100 riders competing in...

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