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Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa celebrates 'unbelievable' win

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa celebrates 'unbelievable' win

Just a few weeks after being written off as a MotoGP title no-hoper, Dani Pedrosa stormed to a commanding victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello yesterday. Pedrosa produced one of his trademark...

Mugello MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo hails 'perfect' Dani Pedrosa

Mugello MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo hails 'perfect' Dani Pedrosa

Jorge Lorenzo admitted he was well beaten by bitter Spanish rival Dani Pedrosa after a comprehensive defeat in yesterday’s Italian MotoGP race at Mugello. Lorenzo was a comfortable pre-race favourite...

Mugello MotoGP: Casey Stoner satisfied with distant fourth

Mugello MotoGP: Casey Stoner satisfied with distant fourth

Casey Stoner declared himself satisfied with a distant fourth place finish as his 2010 MotoGP title challenge failed to gather serious momentum in Mugello. Stoner was never in contention for a first...

Mugello MotoGP: Emotional Andrea Dovizioso toasts third

Mugello MotoGP: Emotional Andrea Dovizioso toasts third

Andrea Dovizioso could not fight back tears after he claimed an emotional maiden home MotoGP podium in Mugello yesterday. The Repsol Honda rider held third for the opening two laps before he...

Mugello MotoGP: Marco Melandri surprised with brilliant fifth

Mugello MotoGP: Marco Melandri surprised with brilliant fifth

Marco Melandri admitted he shocked himself after the Italian claimed his best result in MotoGP for over a year. Starting from a lowly 14th on the grid on board the San Carlo Gresini Honda, the former...

Mugello MotoGP: Randy de Puniet bemoans double mistake

Mugello MotoGP: Randy de Puniet bemoans double mistake

Randy de Puniet reckons an early and late mistake cost him the chance of a fourth place finish in yesterday’s Italian MotoGP race. The French rider lost out in a titanic battle with 2007 world...

Mugello MotoGP: Nicky Hayden accepts blame for crash

Mugello MotoGP: Nicky Hayden accepts blame for crash

Nicky Hayden refused to blame an on-going front-end issue for Ducati’s new GP10 contender after his promising start to 2010 came to an abrupt end in Mugello. Hayden got a shocking start from the...

Our Thoughts

MCN news is the only way an every day bloke can get a mesage to my hero Valentino Rossi. I was so upset when I so valentino crash so like most fans who will never meet him I send my love and best wishes to him get well soon the legend

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa eases to dominant win

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa eases to dominant win

Dani Pedrosa made the ninth win of his MotoGP career look easy as the Spaniard cruised to a start-to-finish success in Mugello this afternoon. Pedrosa is never more of a dangerous threat than when he...

Mugello MotoGP: Andrea Iannone cruises to Moto2 win

Mugello MotoGP: Andrea Iannone cruises to Moto2 win

Italian Andrea Iannone romped to his first Moto2 victory in easy fashion in front of a massive home crowd at Mugello this afternoon. Iannone led from start to finish having started from pole position...

I broke my leg the same day as Valentino Rossi

I broke my leg the same day as Valentino Rossi

MY NAME IS RUBAN REEVES I AM THREE YEARS OLD AND I BROKE MY LEG THE SAME DAY AS VALENTINO ROSSI.

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith fourth in 125GP thriller

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith fourth in 125GP thriller

Bradley Smith missed his first podium finish of 2010 by just 0.045s today in a classic Italian 125GP at Mugello. Bidding for a second straight win at the spectacular Italian venue, the Oxfordshire...

Mugello MotoGP: Nicky Hayden talks Valentino Rossi crash

Mugello MotoGP: Nicky Hayden talks Valentino Rossi crash

Nicky Hayden has talked about the moment he witnessed Valentino Rossi’s 2010 world title hopes vanish in Mugello today. The American was in pursuit of the 31-year-old’s Fiat Yamaha in this morning’s...

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi surgery a success

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi surgery a success

Surgery to repair Valentino Rossi’s compound break of his right tibia has been a success in Italy this afternoon. Rossi suffered the injury when he lost control of his factory Yamaha YZR-M1 during the...

Mugello MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo 'sad' at Valentino Rossi injury

Mugello MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo 'sad' at Valentino Rossi injury

Jorge Lorenzo has spoken of his sadness at main title rival and Fiat Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi suffering a broken right leg in practice for the Italian MotoGP today. Rossi’s title hopes...

Mugello MotoGP: Casey Stoner writes off victory hopes

Mugello MotoGP: Casey Stoner writes off victory hopes

Former world champion Casey Stoner admitted he has little chance of fighting for the victory in tomorrow’s Italian MotoGP race at Mugello. The Australian will start the 23-lap clash from the front row...

Rossi (the Bear) Recuperating

Rossi (the Bear) Recuperating

Valentino Rossi recovering from broken leg accident.

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa happy with second pole position

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa happy with second pole position

Dani Pedrosa declared himself satisfied after the Spaniard claimed his second pole position in the last three MotoGP races at a subdued Mugello today. With reigning world champion and home favourite...

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa snatches late pole

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa snatches late pole

Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa snatched a last gasp pole position in front of Valentino Rossi’s shell-shocked home fans at the Mugello circuit. Pedrosa claimed his second pole position in the opening...

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi undergoes surgery on broken leg

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi undergoes surgery on broken leg

Valentino Rossi is undergoing an operation on the right leg he broke in a huge practice crash at the Mugello circuit earlier today. The reigning world champion had further checks on his damaged leg at...

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith secures 125GP front row

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith secures 125GP front row

Bradley Smith will start from the front row of a 125GP race for the first time in 2010 having ended a sun-drenched Mugello qualifying session in third place. The British rider comfortably beat his...

MotoGP Blog - Rossi's Crash Opens So Many Questions

MotoGP Blog - Rossi's Crash Opens So Many Questions

Rossi’s Crash Opens So Many Questions For several seasons those in MotoGP have been asking: what will the sport do without Valentino? From today, we’ll all find out – if only for the duration of a few...

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi breaks right leg in massive crash

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi breaks right leg in massive crash

Valentino Rossi’s 2010 MotoGP world title hopes disappeared today when he suffered a broken right leg in a huge high-side crash during final practice for his home race at the Mugello circuit in Italy...

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi suffers massive crash

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi suffers massive crash

Valentino Rossi has suffered a huge high-side crash during final practice for his home race at the Mugello circuit in Italy this morning. The reigning world champion was viciously thrown from his...

MotoGP Blog: Ex-GP Rider Robinson Robbed at Mugello

MotoGP Blog: Ex-GP Rider Robinson Robbed at Mugello

Ex-GP Rider Robinson Robbed at Mugello Former 250cc GP rider Jamie Robinson rode a Yamaha R6 from England to Italy to camp among the fans and experience the real Mugello – and got the full treatment...

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi in pain but fast

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi in pain but fast

Valentino Rossi made a blistering start to his home race in Mugello today despite suffering more pain from a badly damaged right shoulder. The Italian was in ominous form to dominate the opening...

Mugello MotoGP: Brake issue caused Casey Stoner crash

Mugello MotoGP: Brake issue caused Casey Stoner crash

A brake problem and not the return of a mystery front-end issue caused Casey Stoner’s early crash in the opening MotoGP practice session in Mugello this afternoon.  Having crashed out of Qatar...

Mugello MotoGP: Nicky Hayden looks for less bumpy ride

Mugello MotoGP: Nicky Hayden looks for less bumpy ride

American Nicky Hayden struggled to overcome Mugello’s notoriously bumpy surface today as he ended opening MotoGP practice in a lowly ninth place. Hayden has enjoyed a brilliant start to the 2010...

Red Bull X-Fighters Bring the Energy back to Battersea

Red Bull X-Fighters Bring the Energy back to Battersea

Freestyle motocross will light up Battersea Power Station in London once again with the return of the Red-Bull X-Fighters on Saturday 14th August.  The world’s top 12 motocross riders will fight...

Mugello MotoGP: Ben Spies ‘blown away’ with sixth

Mugello MotoGP: Ben Spies ‘blown away’ with sixth

Ben Spies made a brilliant return to form this afternoon when he ended opening practice in Mugello with the sixth best time.  The American’s first full season in MotoGP had stalled somewhat...

Two weeks to the British MotoGP

check this out if you have tickets ... and look forward to your new view of the circuit (from page 3 on). http://www.flickr.com/photos/silverstonecircuit/

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi dominates on home track

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi dominates on home track

Reigning world champion Valentino Rossi made a brilliant start to his quest for a tenth home victory in Mugello today after he led a Yamaha domination of opening MotoGP practice. Rossi, who is...

MotoGP Blog Mugello - Harris Seek Speed in Moto2

MotoGP Blog Mugello - Harris Seek Speed in Moto2

Harris Seek Speed in Moto2 British chassis builders Harris are testing three different fairings, among other items here at Mugello, in an attempt to reduce a maximum speed deficit of 7-8mph over the...

Mugello MotoGP: Third for Bradley Smith in 125 opener

Mugello MotoGP: Third for Bradley Smith in 125 opener

Bradley Smith ended first 125GP practice in Mugello today in an encouraging third place as Spanish duo Pol Espargaro and Nicolas Terol continued their domination of the 2010 series.   ...

Mugello MotoGP blog: Is this the year?

Mugello MotoGP blog: Is this the year?

Is this the season when the Valentino era ends? That’s the question that everyone is asking here at Mugello now that Jorge Lorenzo has won two of the first three MotoGP rounds this year.  The...

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi reveals shoulder fear

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi reveals shoulder fear

Valentino Rossi fears his damaged right shoulder will not regain full fitness until early August as he prepares for his crucial home race in Mugello on Sunday. The reigning world champion admitted...