June

Gibernau takes third win

Gibernau takes third win

Sete Gibernau has taken his third MotoGP win this season at the third round of the world championship in Assen.The race was delayed by rain and the standing water made visibility difficult when it did...

Assen first qualifying

Assen first qualifying

Three Italians head the MotoGP first qualifying time sheets, with Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi and Lori Capirossi all posting two-minute laps.The trio are covered by just 0.2 seconds from Rossi in...

Rossi ups the pace

Rossi ups the pace

Valentino Rossi has continued to improve his times in the second free practice session at the Dutch round of the MotoGP world championship, in Assen.At the end of the session Rossi was riding nearly...

Final WCM appeal rejected

Final WCM appeal rejected

The Harris WCM team’s attempt to race in MotoGP has been scuppered once and for all after its final appeal was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday, June 26.Team Boss Peter...

Rossi top by half-a-second

Rossi top by half-a-second

Valentino Rossi went straight to the top of free practice times today, posting a time half-a-second clear of Max Biaggi, his nearest rival.Rossi completed 21 laps, with a best time of 2:01.404, with...

Capirossi on pole for Assen GP

Capirossi on pole for Assen GP

Loris Capirossi has taken pole position for the Dutch MotoGP race on Saturday with a 1:59.770 lap, moving him ahead of countrymen Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi.Throughout practice and qualifying the...

Yanagawa to leave hospital at weekend

Yanagawa to leave hospital at weekend

Kawasaki wildcard rider Akira Yanagawa is due out of hospital in Spain this weekend following his first lap crash at the Spanish MotoGP round on June 15.Yanagawa has been diagnosed with two...

Rossi tops qualifying at Catalunya

Rossi tops qualifying at Catalunya

Valentino Rossi has taken provisional pole at the sixth round of the MotoGP world championship in Catalunya, Spain.The Italian had to work hard to take provisional pole with the top spot changing...

Rossi on pole despite slower time

Rossi on pole despite slower time

Valentino Rossi is once again on pole position after the second qualifying session the sixth round of the MotoGP world championship in Catalunya, Spain, despite not being able to better his time from...

Rossi fastest in Spain - Edwards close

Rossi fastest in Spain - Edwards close

Valentino Rossi has taken his Repsol Honda RC211V to the top spot in the first qualifying session at the sixth round of the MotoGP World Championship in Catalunya, Spain.The Italian rider waited until...

Middle East to host MotoGP round in 2004

Middle East to host MotoGP round in 2004

A deal has been signed that will see a round of the MotoGP World championship going to the Middle East for the first time.The new round will be held on a track currently being built in the Gulf State...

First MotoGP win for Ducati

First MotoGP win for Ducati

Loris Capirossi has taken the first MotoGP win for Ducati after only six races.The Italian rider started the sixth round of the world championship, in Catalunya, in second place but took the lead from...

Rossi steals pole position

Rossi steals pole position

Valentino Rossi has snatched the pole position for Sunday’s MotoGP fifth round at Mugello, Italy. Just beating Loris Capirossi’s time on his last lap.Capirossi didn’t manage to better his time from...

Capirossi tops 203mph in first session

Capirossi tops 203mph in first session

Lorris Capirossi has already topped the 200mph mark in the first practice at the fifth round of the MotoGP world championship in Mugello, Italy.After 14 laps of the first practice session Capirossi...

Rossi heads all-Italian podium in Italy

Rossi heads all-Italian podium in Italy

Valentino Rossi overcame tough challenges from his countrymen to take the win at Mugello in Italy today, Sunday June 8.It was works Ducati rider Loris Capirossi who made the best start, giving the...

Capirossi on provisional pole

Capirossi on provisional pole

Loris Capirossi has continued his quest for speed by not only taking provisional pole for the fifth round of the MotoGP world championship, in Mugello, Italy, but also breaking the GP top speed record...