April

Melandri wins in Turkey

Melandri wins in Turkey

Marco Melandri has won the Turkish GP in a race which fully lived up to the drama of the 125 and 250cc classes. Pole sitter Chris Vermeulen led from the start, but his joy only lasted three corners...

Vermeulen's Turkey pole

Vermeulen's Turkey pole

MotoGP qualifying times: 1. Chris Vermeulen 2:04.617. 2. Nicky hayden 2:04.823. 3. Sete Gibernau 2:05.003. 4. Loris Capirossi 2:05.540. 5. John Hopkins 2:05.700. 6. Randy de Puniet 2:06.102. 7. Casey...

Doohan gets hitched

Doohan gets hitched

Five-times 500cc world champion Mick Doohan married long term love Selina Sines on an island off the Queensland coast in Australia on Friday (April 21). The ceremony was held at All Saint’s...

Hayden fastest in Turkey

Hayden fastest in Turkey

Nicky Hayden has gone fastest in the second practice session for the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday April 30, 2006. The factory Honda rider moved from eighth in the final few minutes to post a time of...

Future GP stars test

Future GP stars test

The young hopefuls of the Red Bull MotoGP Academy completed a two day test at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valenica, with five young riders guided by Alberto Puig and Raul Jara. British rider Daniel...

Checa on the mend

Checa on the mend

Carlos Checa is recovering from a neck injury he suffered at the opening round of the MotoGP season in Jerez, and aggravated again at the second round in Qatar. The Spanish Yamaha Tech3 rider is...

Melandri tops GP test

Melandri tops GP test

Many of the top teams have spent a day testing at the Losail circuit in Qatar on Sunday, April 9, following the GP on the previous day. The fastest rider was Marco Melandri on the Fortuna Honda, who...

Rossi takes Qatar win

125GP: Alvaro Bautista took his second win of the season in 125 GPs with a photo finish between Mika Kallio and Sergio Gadea for second place with Kallio just taking the higher step by 1/100th of a second. Final positions: Alvaro Bautista Mika Kallio Sergio Gadea Mattia Pasini Pablo Nieto Kector Faubel Angel Rodriguez Thomas Luthi Simone Corsi Julian Simon Gabor Talmacsi Raffaela de...

Ballerini in for Qatar GP

Ballerini in for Qatar GP

Andrea Ballerini will ride alongside Britain's Chaz Davies in the Ticinohosting-Capetella Racing team for the Qatar Grand Prix on Saturday, April 8, 2006. The Italian will ride as a replacement for...

Rossi taunts F1 Alonso

Rossi taunts F1 Alonso

Valentino Rossi reckons Fernando Alonso is running scared as the Italian MotoGP star continues to mock the Formula One world champion. Rossi again had no hesitation in putting the boot into the...

MotoGP to run at night?

MotoGP to run at night?

The second round of the 2006 MotoGP championship gets underway in Qatar on Thursday April 6 amid plans for future Qatar rounds to take place at night. Loris Capirossi, Valentino Rossi and Kenny...

Jodie opens Donington

Jodie opens Donington

Donington Park officially opened its new pit and paddock area on Friday with Jodie Marsh cutting the ribbon. The new development cost over £5million - when last year's track resurfacing is...