June

Garry McCoy "I’ll ride at Donington"

Garry McCoy "I’ll ride at Donington"

Garry McCoy has declared himself full fit and has promised he’ll ride at the British GP at MCN Donington Park on July 14.The Australian star badly broke his right leg during pre-season testing. He...

Rossi makes it six wins in Assen

Rossi makes it six wins in Assen

Valentino Rossi continued his winning ways with another dominant performance at the Dutch GP on Saturday, taking his tally of wins this season to six out of seven so far.But it was the old school...

Rossi edges Biaggi for provisional Assen pole

Rossi edges Biaggi for provisional Assen pole

Valentino Rossi has snatched provisional MotoGP pole in Assen today with a last gasp effort lap of 2:01.691.Max Biaggi had looked on for a double celebration this afternoon, the Italian was 31...

Rossi takes pole at damp Assen

Rossi takes pole at damp Assen

Valentino Rossi splashed to his sixth pole of the season at Assen today, ahead of Saturday’s MotoGP round.The Honda rider made the most of the two combined sessions as bad weather disrupted normal...

Kawasaki’s MotoGP machine sharpens up

Kawasaki’s MotoGP machine sharpens up

These are the latest pictures of Kawasaki’s ZX-RR four-stroke Grand Prix bike and it shows how much the designers have drawn from Honda’s successful RCV design. You can read more on the Kawasaki...

Italian motorcycle legend dies

Italy lost one of its most famous motorcycling heroes yesterday when 250 GP legend Walter Villa passed away at his Modena home. The 58-year-old died of a heart attack.Villa dominated the quarter-litre class in the mid seventies, taking three consecutive 250 GP crowns in 1974, '75 and '76, all on Harley-Davidsons. He also managed to take the 350cc GP world title in 1976, making him one of the last...

Rossi claims fifth win in Catalunya

Rossi claims fifth win in Catalunya

Valentino Rossi took another step to retaining his world crown with his fifth win of the 2002 MotoGP season in Catalunya on Sunday.The Honda rider let Yamaha’s Carlos Checa make the early running and...

Biaggi beats Rossi’s record

Biaggi beats Rossi’s record

Marlboro Yamaha rider Max Biaggi went under Valentino Rossi’s lap record, set only a couple of days earlier, while testing development Michelin tyres at Catalunya.The Yamaha team were joined by the...

Eddie Lawson enters Hall of Fame

Eddie Lawson enters Hall of Fame

Four-time 500cc world champion and GP legend Eddie Lawson has been inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Detroit.Lawson won 31 500cc GPs in a riding career spanning three decades.

Capirossi quickest in Catalunya qualifying

Capirossi quickest in Catalunya qualifying

Loris Capirossi gave some heart to die-hard two-stroke fans today when he set the fastest time in first qualifying in Catalunya ahead of Sunday’s MotoGP race.The West Honda rider went 1.2 seconds...

Meet the MotoGP stars this July

Meet the MotoGP stars this July

Ahead of the MCN Donington Park British Grand Prix there’s the traditional Riders for Health Day of Champions. You can shake hands with all the top Grand Prix stars, bid for loads of one-off items in...

Rossi digs deep for Mugello win

Rossi digs deep for Mugello win

Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP victory in Mugello won’t be remembered so much for the way in which the defending champion scorched to another victory, so much as the race when Yamaha’s four-stroke challenge...