April

China GP: Hayden fastest

China GP: Hayden fastest

Nicky Hayden set the fastest time on the opening day of the first ever Chinese GP. The Factory Honda rider set his best lap in the opening practice session with a 2:02.327, leaving Movistar Honda...

Gibernau on China pole

Gibernau on China pole

Sete Gibernau looks set to try and make up for crashing out in the last round of the MotoGP world championsip after taking pole position for Sunday's Shanghai GP. The Spanish rider has stayed near...

Tamada to miss Shanghai

Tamada to miss Shanghai

Makoto Tamada will not race at this weekends Chinese GP due to a wrist injury from the previous round at Estoril. Tamada, who rides for the Kinica Honda squad, broke a bone in his wrist during a fall...

Ducati deal at Mugello GP

Ducati deal at Mugello GP

Ducati has organised special tickets and seating for fans at the factory's home GP at Mugello on June 5, 2005. Ducati Grandstand tickets are now on sale for the race, which includes seating at the...

MotoGP testing at Estoril

MotoGP testing at Estoril

Following the second round of the MotoGP championship at Estoril on April 17, 2005, nine of the riders returned to the Portuguese track the following day to perform further testing. Former 250cc...

Bid for GP VIP passes

Bid for GP VIP passes

Bid now for your chance to rub shoulders with the stars of MotoGP at the Shanghai round from Friday April 29. Dorna have given two VIP passes to MCN's favourite charity - Riders For Health. Now you...

Barros stays on top

Barros stays on top

Alex Barros has continued his domination of the second round of the MotoGP World championship by setting the fastest lap in the second free practice session. After setting the fastest time in the...

Barros tops first practice

Barros tops first practice

Alex Barros was fastest in the opening practice session for the Estoril GP in the first free practice session on Friday morning. The Brazilian left the previous round in Jerez far from happy with his...

Barros wins at Estoril

Barros wins at Estoril

The first win for the Honda team in 2005 has come from GP veteran Alex Barros, at the second round at Estoril in Portugal. Barros took the win on the Camel Honda RCV, from the Yamaha of Valentino...

Sold: Rossi's race bike

Sold: Rossi's race bike

A Cagiva Mito 125 raced by a certain Valentino Rossi has been auctioned for charity, with a winning bid of 22660 Euros (£15,413). The bike, which he used to win the Italian 125 production...

Barros takes pole

Alex Barros has made a clean sweep of the pre race sessions at the Estoril GP. The Brazilian topped all three free practice sessions then went on to take pole position in the qualifying session. He finished the final session with a best lap of 1:37.202, knocking Sete Gibernau in to second place by .127 seconds. Carlos Checa put in a good final session to take third place on the gid while current...

MotoGP: Saturday

MotoGP: Saturday

Valentino Rossi has taken pole position for the first round of the 2005 MotoGP championship at Jerez with a stunning 1:39.419 lap, around two seconds quicker than the fastest time in practice. Rossi...

Hofmann slips up

Hofmann slips up

Kawasaki MotoGP rider Alex Hofmann high-sided his ZX-RR in front of a huge crowd at a pre race exhibition in Estoril, breaking a bone in his wrist forcing him to sit out the race. Hofmann turned out...

Rossi rules Jerez MotoGP

Rossi rules Jerez MotoGP

250cc results: 1. Pedrosa 2. Porto 3. De Angelis. 4. Dovizioso. 5. Barbera. 6. Lorenzo. 7. Locatelli. 8. Debon. 9. Corsi. 10. Giansanti. 11. Davies. 12. Rous. 13. Baldolini. 14.

Day of Champs tickets

Day of Champs tickets

Tickets for the annual Day of Champions event on the eve of the British GP have gone on sale. It's on Thursday, July 21 at Donington Park and will raise funds for MCN's favourite charity - Riders For...

MotoGP: Jerez Friday

MotoGP: Jerez Friday

125cc Qualifying 1: 1. SImoncelli 1:46.996. 2. Pasini 1:47.397. 3. Luthi 1:47.747. 4. Kallio 1:47.934. 5. Lai 1:48.277. 6. Talmacsi 1:48.286. 7. Faubel 1:48.611. 8. De Rosa 1:48.632. 9.

Blata delays GP debut

Blata delays GP debut

The WCM Blata V6 will now make its debut at the Brno GP, rather than at the opening round at Jerez this weekend, with the team running the four cylinder bikes from 2004 until then. "We now plan...