MotoGP News

09/17/2003 - 00:00

For Max Biaggi, his most recent experiences of the RC211V have imbued him with enthusiasm for the fight in South America this weekend.

09/17/2003 - 00:00

The man who matched Rossi blow for blow for much of the season, Sete Gibernau, is optimistic about his upcoming Rio performance - but recognises that the nature of the 4.933km circuit can catch out the unwary, even on day one.

09/17/2003 - 00:00

It was a simple thumb on a stopwatch button that decided the outcome of close finishing races when motorcycle grand prix racing started back in 1949 on the Isle of Man. Today the thumb has been made redundant as modern technology decides what the eye or the stopwatch cannot - the winner of some of the closest finishes in the history of the sport.

09/17/2003 - 00:00

Antonio Cobas, technical director of the Camel Pramac Pons team, describes the challenges that will face the MotoGP teams at this weekend's Rio Grand Prix...

09/17/2003 - 00:00

Antonio Cobas, technical director of the Camel Pramac Pons team, describes the challenges that will face the MotoGP teams at this weekend's Rio Grand Prix...

09/17/2003 - 00:00

It was a simple thumb on a stopwatch button that decided the outcome of close finishing races when motorcycle grand prix racing started back in 1949 on the Isle of Man. Today the thumb has been made redundant as modern technology decides what the eye or the stopwatch cannot - the winner of some of the closest finishes in the history of the sport.

09/16/2003 - 00:00

After a five-month festival of speed on European shores, the MotoGP World Championship heads south this week for the first of four 'flyaway' events, starting with the Rio Grand Prix in Brazil.

09/16/2003 - 00:00

The demanding schedule of four races in five weeks face Fuchs Kawasaki riders Andrew Pitt and Garry McCoy as they prepare for this week's South American adventure at the Rio Grand Prix, but both know that there is a reward waiting for them at the end of the impending 'flyaway' tour.

09/16/2003 - 00:00

It might seem dull to most MotoGP fans but, this Saturday in Rio, Proton Team KR is simply aiming to get both bikes to the finish - regardless of race position.

09/16/2003 - 00:00

Representatives of Alex Barros have announced that the Brazilian will ignore medical advice and race both in this Saturday's Rio GP, and the other four rounds of the season.

09/16/2003 - 00:00

This weekend, the MotoGP circus commences its final four-stop round-the-world tour in Rio, where the last remaining lap record of the 500cc GP era is expected to fall.

09/16/2003 - 00:00

After a five-month festival of speed on European shores, the MotoGP World Championship heads south this week for the first of four 'flyaway' events, starting with the Rio Grand Prix in Brazil.

09/15/2003 - 00:00

Carlos Checa experienced perhaps the most dramatic race of his career in last year's Rio Grand Prix (pictured): The then MarlboroYamaha rider qualified fifth in the dry, but on a wet race day he was left in neutral when the lights went out...

09/15/2003 - 00:00

Brazilian hero Alex Barros may be denied the chance to compete in his home GP this weekend due to urgent surgery being required on his shoulder - which would sideline him for the remainder of the 2003 season.

09/15/2003 - 00:00

This week, the Ducati Marlboro Team and riders Loris Capirossi and Troy Bayliss embark upon the most gruelling stage of the 2003 MotoGP World Championship when they head south to Rio - for the first of four 'flyaway' GPs over just five weekends.

09/15/2003 - 00:00

Marco Melandri's season has gone from strength to strength after a most difficult start - and it reached its peak at Estoril race two weeks ago.

09/15/2003 - 00:00

Moriwaki Engineering Ltd. have officially announced they will be entering the Motegi round of the 2003 MotoGP championship, as wild-cards, with rider Tamaki Serizawa

09/15/2003 - 00:00

This weekend Troy Bayliss gets to race in South America for the first time in his career. But like any pro-racer, the Ducati man will be focused on achieving the best possible result at Rio, rather than enjoying the sights of the renowned carnival city.

09/14/2003 - 00:00

In the latest of his reports on Crash.net, rising Motorcycle Grand Prix star Chaz Davies reviews round eleven of the 250cc series, the Portuguese Grand Prix, which saw the 16-year-old endure a character building weekend on his KF Concept Aprilia...

09/14/2003 - 00:00

In the latest of his reports on Crash.net, rising Motorcycle Grand Prix star Chaz Davies reviews round eleven of the 250cc series, the Portuguese Grand Prix, which saw the 16-year-old endure a character building weekend on his KF Concept Aprilia...

09/12/2003 - 00:00

Troy Bayliss finished Ducati's two day Mugello test on a high by not only outpacing experienced team-mate Loris Capirossi, but also beating Valentino Rossi's pole time from June's Italian Grand Prix.

09/11/2003 - 00:00

Last weekend's World Superbike round at Assen provided the first chance this year to directly compare the pace of production based WSBK machines against the prototype MotoGP racers - with startling results.

09/11/2003 - 00:00

Last weekend's World Superbike round at Assen provided the first chance this year to directly compare the pace of production based WSBK machines against the prototype MotoGP racers - with startling results.

09/11/2003 - 00:00

Italian company Panini, famous for its football sticker album collections, has revealed that its first ever release of a MotoGP trading card collection will take place later this month.