April

Suzuki tired with Dunlop

Suzuki tired with Dunlop

Suzuki's four-stroke GP team will run Michelin tyres at this weekend's Spanish GP in Jerez having ended a short but disastrous spell with Dunlop.An official announcement is not expected for another...

Jeremy McWilliams: I wish I was on a four stroke

Jeremy McWilliams: I wish I was on a four stroke

British MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams chatted live with motorcyclenews.com users today, Thursday April 25.He answered a very wide range of questions, including whether he would rather be on Max...

Ukawa pips Rossi in South Africa

Ukawa pips Rossi in South Africa

Tohru Ukawa held off Repsol Honda team-mate Valentino Rossi to take the MotoGP win in Welkom, South Africa today.The pair again proved the RCV four-stroke’s dominance finishing over twenty seonds...

Take a bite at our caption competition

Take a bite at our caption competition

Oh look, Rossi’s going bananas... wonder if anyone’s going to ape him, there’s certainly something a-peeling about a pre-race snack etc etc (fnarr, fnarr).Good, that’s most of the bad puns out of the...

Jeremy McWilliams: In his own words

Sweetandsour: What are you going to do about bikes for Jerez?... I've heard they've gone walkies...?JeremyMcWilliams: Well it'll be an easy weekend then if that's right! At least mine haven't been crashed, so when they do arrive we'll be able to go straight out, and we've got our Jerez set-up so we'll be able to go straight out. But I'd rather be putting my feet up somewhere like Malaga if they...

World Ducati Weekend debut for GP bike.

World Ducati Weekend debut for GP bike.

SEE Ducati’s new four-stroke GP missile in the flesh at the World Ducati Weekend in Misano, Italy, on June 14-16. So far only two images of the 990cc V-four bike have been released and this will be...

Rossi on pole in South Africa

Valentino Rossi starts as a red-hot favourite for tomorrow’s South African GP at Welkom after a commanding display saw him grab pole position this afternoon.The 23-year-old Italian wasn’t bettered after he’d beaten Loris Capirossi’s provisional pole time from yesterday within seven minutes of today’s final qualifying getting underway.He would improve his time on a further five occasions to show...

Get GP results on your mobile

Get GP results on your mobile

Welkom, South Africa is over 5500 miles away, but you can keep bang-up-to-date with this weekend’s GP qualifying news and race results simply by signing up for the latest text messaging service from...

Capirossi leads qualifying in South Africa

Capirossi leads qualifying in South Africa

Loris Capirossi again blew away the myth that the new generation four-strokes would cruise to this year’s new MotoGP world championship after he comfortably stuck his two-stroke Honda NSR500 on...

First glimpse of MZ GP motor

First glimpse of MZ GP motor

This is the engine MZ will take into the MotoGP series and which will power the firm’s first superbike.The 90° V4 is already running on the test bench, though so far the firm has only revealed this...

Rossi takes four stroke to victory at Suzuka

Rossi takes four stroke to victory at Suzuka

Valentino Rossi has begun his first season on a four stroke with victory at Suzuka. The four strokes took the first four places, as Rossi was followed home by Suzuki’s Akira Ryo, Yamaha’s Carlos Checa...

Battaini surprise fastest in 250s

Battaini surprise fastest in 250s

ITALIAN Franco Battaini was the surprise provisional pole qualifier in the opening 250 qualifying session of 2002 at the Suzuka circuit in Japan today.He pipped fellow works Aprilia rider Fonsi Nieto...

Capirossi blasts to Suzuka provisional pole

Capirossi blasts to Suzuka provisional pole

LORIS CAPIROSSI struck a blow for the supposedly old generation two-strokes as he beat Valentino Rossi and the new RCV to provisional pole position at Suzuka this afternoon.Most people expected the...

Poggiali snares provisional Suzuka pole

Poggiali snares provisional Suzuka pole

REIGNING world champion Manuel Poggiali drew first blood at a sun-drenched Suzuka today when he grabbed provisional pole for Sunday’s opening 125 GP.The Italian was 0.2s faster than Spanish teenager...

Rossi gives Honda RCV pole on Suzuka debut

Rossi gives Honda RCV pole on Suzuka debut

Valentino Rossi shrugged off his second crash in two days to give the new Honda RCV four-stroke a dream debut in Suzuka today when he grabbed pole position for the historic first MotoGP race.The...