MotoGP News

06/29/2002 - 00:00

Gearbox problems sidelined both Proton Team KR riders in today's Dutch TT, spoiling one of the three-cylinder lightweight's best chances this year, at a track where the machine's strong points of high corner speed and good handling pay the biggest dividends.

06/29/2002 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi's unstoppable march towards a second MotoGP World title took another step in Saturday's Dutch TT at Assen but the Italian star had some of his glory taken away following a truly heroic ride by Alex Barros on a two-stroke Honda.

06/29/2002 - 00:00

Fifty eight year old Walter Villa died in Italy last from from a heart attack. Villa won three 250 and one 350cc World title for the Harley Davidson team.

06/29/2002 - 00:00

Full results of the 125cc race at the Gauloises Dutch TT at Assen.

06/29/2002 - 00:00

There was a great contrast of emotions for the West Honda Pons Team at the Dutch TT in Assen this afternoon, (Saturday).

06/29/2002 - 00:00

Red Bull Yamaha teammates, American John Hopkins and German, Alex Hofmann both had a brilliant race today in the rain-free Dutch GP.

06/29/2002 - 00:00

Team Suzuki's Akira Ryo got into the points at the seventh round of the MotoGP championship at Assen today, finishing 15th.

06/28/2002 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi was virtually handed pole position today in the Gauloises Dutch TT taking place at Assen this weekend, as a couple of heavy downpours put paid to any other rider improving on the time he set in the first qualifying session yesterday.

With half an hour gone in the second qualifier, it looked as if the track had dried sufficiently for the MotoGP riders to begin to put in some competitive lap times, but unfortunately another downpour meant that all practice was irrelevant in term

06/28/2002 - 00:00

The adverse weather conditions made their mark on the second day of practice for the Dutch Grand Prix, the seventh race of the season, which will take place tomorrow at the Assen circuit.

06/28/2002 - 00:00

Bad weather on the second and final day of qualifying at Assen left both Proton Team KR riders Jeremy McWilliams and Nobuatsu Aoki where they had been on the grid yesterday - McWilliams ninth, heading the third row, and Aoki right behind him, heading the fourth.

06/28/2002 - 00:00

Team Telef?nica MoviStar Suzuki rider Kenny Roberts Jr. confirmed his first front row start of the 2002 MotoGP season, after his best-yet qualifying performance on Suzuki's exciting new 990cc V4 four-stroke prototype GSV-R.

06/28/2002 - 00:00

Regular downpours throughout today's Assen schedule ensured there was no change from yesterday's provisional grid, which means Marlboro Yamaha Team YZR-M1 riders Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa will start tomorrow's Dutch TT from the first and second rows.

06/28/2002 - 00:00

Full results of the second Qualifying Practice for the Gauloises Dutch TT.

06/28/2002 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi (Repsol Honda Team RCV211V) took his sixth pole position of the year today, courtesy of his first session time, 2m 01.691s, set on Thursday.

06/28/2002 - 00:00

Full results of the second Qualifying Practice for the Gauloises Dutch TT.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

As the riders at the Gauloises Dutch TT spent the first day of practice becoming accustomed to the new sections of track, the fans were treated to another exciting qualifying session in the MotoGP class.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

Jurgen van den Goorbergh brings the MotoGP World Championship to his home fans on Saturday 29 June, at the Dutch TT.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

Four-stroke GP bikes return to Assen this weekend for the first time in almost three decades, with Honda's rampant RCV riders Valentino Rossi (Repsol Honda Team RCV211V) and Tohru Ukawa (Repsol Honda Team RCV211V) leading the charge.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

Marlboro Yamaha Team YZR-M1 riders Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa were once again in the thick of the action at Assen this afternoon, Biaggi going fastest in the closing moments before ending the session a close-run second, Checa in sixth.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

The two youngest riders in today's Moto GP session, Red Bull Yamaha's Hopkins and Hofmann, had a solid first qualifying aboard the fastest two stroke Yamahas.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

Loris Capirossi and Alex Barros were in the leading group of riders for the two practice sessions of the Dutch Grand Prix, the seventh Grand Prix of the season taking place at the modified Assen circuit.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

Team Telef?nica MoviStar Suzuki riders Kenny Roberts Jr. and Sete Gibernau claimed third and 16th places in today's first qualifying runs for Saturday's Dutch TT, at the revised Assen circuit in the north of Holland.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

Proton Team KR riders Jeremy McWilliams and Nobu Aoki qualified on the third and fourth rows of the provisional grid in today's first timed practice for Saturday's Dutch TT.

06/27/2002 - 00:00

Full results of the first Qualifying Practice for the Gauloises Dutch TT.