MotoGP (August 2008)

  • Brno MotoGP: Nightmare start for Michelin

    15 August 2008 by Matthew Birt

    Brno MotoGP: Nightmare start for Michelin

    Desperate to recover from its Laguna Seca debacle, Michelin had another nightmare on the first morning of action in Brno as rivals Bridgestone dominated on the newly resurfaced Czech Republic...

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  • Corkscrewed

    14 August 2008 by aidy shaw

    Corkscrewed

    Me at the US GP last month laying down on the infamous corkscrew!

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  • Anthony West casts doubt on MotoGP future

    13 August 2008 by Matthew Birt

    Anthony West casts doubt on MotoGP future

    Anthony West has conceded that he would sack himself if he was running Kawaski’s factory MotoGP squad! The Aussie has had a torrid time during his first full premier class campaign and Kawasaki bosses...

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  • Jorge Lorenzo recovered and raring to go

    12 August 2008 by Matthew Birt

    Jorge Lorenzo recovered and raring to go

    Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo is confident he can put his injury-hit recent run behind him with a morale-boosting performance in this weekend’s Czech Republic MotoGP clash. Lorenzo has spent the majority of...

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  • Valentino Rossi wary of Casey Stoner threat

    11 August 2008 by Matthew Birt

    Valentino Rossi wary of Casey Stoner threat

    MotoGP world championship leader Valentino Rossi is in no doubt Casey Stoner will again provide the toughest opposition when the season resumes in Brno this weekend. Refreshed after his classic...

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  • John Hopkins fighting fit for Brno

    11 August 2008 by Matthew Birt

    John Hopkins fighting fit for Brno

    John Hopkins will end a frustrating spell on the sidelines when he returns to action in this weekend’s Czech Republic GP. Hopkins has missed the last three races in Assen, Sachsenring and Laguna Seca...

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  • Dani Pedrosa eager to return to action

    11 August 2008 by Matthew Birt

    Dani Pedrosa eager to return to action

    Dani Pedrosa will return to action in Brno this weekend fully recovered from the injuries that forced him to withdraw from the American GP last month. The factory Honda rider has used the summer break...

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  • Injury concern for Nicky Hayden

    11 August 2008 by Matthew Birt

    Injury concern for Nicky Hayden

    An ankle injury suffered by former world champion Nicky Hayden in his shock X-Games appearance earlier this month has cast doubt on his fitness for this weekend’s Czech Republic GP in Brno. The Repsol...

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  • Laguna Seca- best GP in years!

    04 August 2008 by Nick from North Wales

    Jut like everyone else I was thrilled, amazed and completely entertained by Rossi and Stoner at Laguna Seca (Stoner's post race reaction was nothing new). However I wonder how many of you, like me, much prefer the commentary on Eurosport and only tune in to the BBC during the breaks! I therefore wonder how many of you, like me, had to stop and check that it was the same race,...

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  • Casey "the moaner" Stoner

    01 August 2008 by lee musselwhite

    Casey "the moaner" Stoner

    Casey "the moaner" Stoner would not be doing anywhere near as good on any other bike, especially if he swopped rolls with Vale and he rode the yamaha (although it is now twice the bike it was pre...

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