July

Hayden wins US GP

Hayden wins US GP

Nicky Hayden has won the American MotoGP round at Laguna Seca for the second year in succession, and extended his championship lead at the same time. It was a dramatic GP, with Rizla Suzuki rider...

Spy video of Brit GP bike

Spy video of Brit GP bike

We’ve got exclusive footage of the never before seen 800cc Ilmor GP bike. MCN Reader Deborah Harriman filmed the bike at a track day in Silverstone, not knowing what she’d shot. But she...

Vermeulen on US pole

Vermeulen on US pole

Chris Vermeulen has taken his first dry pole position by setting the fastest lap in qualifying for the US GP at Laguna Seca. The Australian Suzuki rider beat a hoard of Americans to take the top spot...

Takahashi injured

Takahashi injured

Humangest 250cc GP rider Yuki Takahashi will miss the Suzuki 8-Hour endurance event after fracturing his left forearm during testing. Takahashi took his second victory of 2006 at the German round of...

Roberts dominates day 1

Roberts dominates day 1

Kenny Roberts has dominated the first day of practice for the US GP at Laguna Seca. Roberts set the fastest time in both the morning and afternoon practice sessions with only fellow American Nicky...

Surgery for Gibernau

Surgery for Gibernau

Sete Gibernau may miss the next round of the MotoGP championship at Brno in the Czech Republic after an operation to correct problems with the titanium plate inserted in his left collarbone. Gibernau...

GP: Pedrosa on pole

GP: Pedrosa on pole

250cc free practice 2: Jorge Lorenzo posted the fastest time on the Fortuna Aprilia, ahead of Humangest Honda duo Andrea Dovizioso and Yuki Takahashi. 1 Jorge LORENZO 1'25.520 2 Andrea DOVIZIOSO...

New shareholder in GPs

New shareholder in GPs

MotoGP rights holder Dorna has announced that Bridgepoint will replace CVC as a shareholder in the company. The value of the deal is undisclosed, with Dorna continuing withe xclusive rights to...

Rossi wins in Germany

Rossi wins in Germany

Valentino Rossi overcame a titanic four-way fight for the race win at the Sachsenring on July 16, 2006, claiming victory after starting from 10th on the grid. Rossi had qualified in 11th for the...

Di Meglio skips Germany

Di Meglio skips Germany

Mike di Meglio will miss the German GP, which starts on Friday, July 14, 2006, as a result of a fractured wrist. The French FFM Honda rider was injured during a private test at Brno, and will be...

Racers back for Germany

The German GP at the Sachsenring on July 16 will see a number of riders returning after recovering from injury. Foremost among them will be Sete Gibernau, who missed the Dutch and British GPs due to a broken left collarbone. Team-mate Loris Capriossi was also injured in the same turn-one incident at Catalunya, but was able to ride for the last two races, and should be 80-90 per cent fit for the...

MotoGP: Free practice 2

MotoGP: Free practice 2

Marco Melandri has topped the second free practice sessions for the German MotoGP round on Sunday, July 16, 2006. The Fortuna Honda rider posted a time of 1:23.145 on his penultimate lap to go fastest...

Roberts tops 1st practice

Roberts tops 1st practice

Kenny Roberts Jr has gone fastest in the opening practice session for the German MotoGP round on Sunday, July 16, 2006, with a time of 1:24.319 on the Team Roberts KR211V. He heads a trio of Hondas,...

Pedrosa takes pole

Pedrosa takes pole

Dani Pedrosa has taken pole position for the British GP at Donington. The Spanish rider set the fastest ever lap of the circuit, 1:27.676, to take the top spot in the qualifying session, beating the...

Hayden heads warm-up

Hayden heads warm-up

Nicky Hayden has gone fastest in the wet warm-up for the British round of the 2006 MotoGP championship on the Respol Honda. His time of 1:41.771 was around14 seconds off the pole position qualifying...

Bid for Desmo GP ride

Bid for Desmo GP ride

Fancy being pillion to GP legend Randy Mamola on the back of a two-seater Ducati Desmosedici? Just make the biggest unique bid and it’s yours. The three highest bidders will win a unique run on...

Audio: Randy & Roberts

Audio: Randy & Roberts

This week's MCN Podcast audio show is a British GP special coming to you direct from the Donington paddock. Former GP star and top TV pundit Randy Mamola talks to us about his passion for charity and...

Rider injured in GP test

Rider injured in GP test

KTM 125cc GP rider Michael Ranseder will miss the German round of the championship after fracturing his pelvis during a two-day test at the circuit. Ranseder high-sided at the final right-hand corner...

GP: Stoner tops FP3

GP: Stoner tops FP3

Casey Stoner has gone fastest in the final practice session for the British GP, with a time of 1:28.252 on the LCR Honda. Second fastest is fellow rookie Dani Pedrosa, with Loris Capirossi putting in...

Pedrosa wins British GP

Pedrosa wins British GP

Dani Pedrosa overcame strong challenges from Marco Melandri, Casey Stoner and Kenny Roberts, and his own mistake at the Melbourne Loop to win the 2006 British GP on July 2, 2006. MotoGP on your...

Misano - the wrong way

Misano - the wrong way

The Italian Misano circuit looks set to host both WSB and MotoGP races in 2007. MotoGP have recently signed a five-year deal with the circuit but the race looks likely to take place in September,...

MCN races Casey Stoner

MCN races Casey Stoner

Just 30 minutes after qualifying for the British MotoGP race at Donington, LCR Honda rider Casey Stoner was practising for another challenge – racing the circuit against MCN’s Dan Thornton...