MotoGP Race Reports

05/21/2006 - 00:00

Marco Melandri has become the first double winner of the 2006 MotoGP season, after world champion Valentino Rossi lost a comfortable lead in Sunday's French Grand Prix at Le Mans.

05/21/2006 - 00:00

Yuki Takahashi took his first victory of 2006 in the 250cc French Grand Prix at Le Mans today, after snatching victory from Humangest Honda team-mate Andrea Dovizioso on the finishing line.

05/21/2006 - 00:00

After a disastrous start to his 2006 season, 125cc world champion Thomas Luthi stepped onto the podium for the first time this year at Le Mans - the Swiss rider being victorious in a damp race, following a heartbreaking finale for Alvaro Bautista.

05/14/2006 - 00:00

Amazing MotoGP rookie Dani Pedrosa has won his first ever premier-class victory - at only his fourth attempt - after defeating team-mate Nicky Hayden in a dramatic Chinese Grand Prix.

05/14/2006 - 00:00

Mika Kallio was the last-gasp victor of the 125cc Chinese Grand Prix at the end of a hard-fought final lap.

05/14/2006 - 00:00

After earning his first pole position in the 250cc category yesterday in China, Fortuna Aprilia's Hector Barbera was the victor in the quarter-litre race in Shanghai today.

04/30/2006 - 00:00

The Master MVA Aspar Team took all three podium places at the 125cc Grand Prix of Turkey at Istanbul Park.

04/30/2006 - 00:00

Marco Melandri has taken his first victory of the 2006 MotoGP season, from 14th on the grid, after overtaking class rookie Casey Stoner at the final turn of the Turkish Grand Prix - capping a breathtaking race that saw nine riders battling for victory.

04/30/2006 - 00:00

Hiroshi Aoyama took KTM's first ever victory in the 250cc class at Turkey today, after one of the most breathtaking final laps of all time.

04/08/2006 - 00:00

MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi has won his first race since last October after taking a tense victory over Nicky Hayden in today's Qatar Grand Prix - an achievement that also put him level with Mick Doohan on 54 premier-class wins.

04/08/2006 - 00:00

Jorge Lorenzo took victory in today's 250cc Qatar Grand Prix after a determined challenge from Andrea Dovizioso ended in a near repeat of the tightest ever grand prix finish, in 2004's 125 race, which featured the same two riders.

04/08/2006 - 00:00

Alvaro Bautista took a dominant start-to-finish victory in the 125cc Qatar Grand Prix a result which, combined with his debut victory at the Jerez season opener, means that a record sequence of fifty-six races without a back-to-back winner has finally been broken.

03/26/2006 - 00:00

Ducati's Loris Capirossi has taken victory in a dramatic season opening Spanish Grand Prix - after finally breaking the amazing challenge of MotoGP rookie Dani Pedrosa with just two laps to go.

03/26/2006 - 00:00

Alvaro Bautista opened his 125cc account for both season and career at today's 125cc Spanish Grand Prix.

03/26/2006 - 00:00

Fortuna Aprilia's Jorge Lorenzo took his first ever 250cc victory with an awesome display at the Jerez season opener on Sunday.

11/06/2005 - 00:00

Marco Melandri has backed up his debut MotoGP win two weeks ago in Turkey by taking a narrow victory over fellow Honda star Nicky Hayden in today's Valencia season finale - an event enjoyed by a sell out 124,520 crowd, who also witnessed an impressive Valentino Rossi fight back, but saw pole sitter Sete Gibernau's 2005 jinx strike yet again.

11/06/2005 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa celebrated his final appearance in the 250cc World Championship with the eighth victory of his second successive title-winning season, at valencia today.

11/06/2005 - 00:00

Mika Kallio did all he could to try and secure the 2005 125cc World Championship at today's Valencia season finale - the Finn taking a dramatic last turn victory, but ninth place for Thomas Luthi was more than enough to hand the world title to the Swiss rider.

10/23/2005 - 00:00

Casey Stoner bounced back from the disappointment of seeing his 250cc World Championship chances disappear in his home round at Phillip Island seven days ago by taking victory in the first ever quarter-litre Turkish Grand Prix.

10/23/2005 - 00:00

Marco Melandri has completed a remarkable 2005 revival by holding off Valentino Rossi for a much deserved first ever MotoGP win in today's inaugural Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul - making the young Italian clear favourite for second in the 2005 world championship standings with just one round to go.

10/23/2005 - 00:00

Thomas L?thi has put one hand on the 125cc World Champion after his only remaining rival for the title, Mika Kallio, crashed out of today's Turkish Grand Prix.

10/16/2005 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi won his eleventh race of the season today at Phillip Island, the Italian beating Nicky Hayden after a tense, tactical, battle which saw the pair locked together until Rossi made a late race burst - clinching his seventh Australian Grand Prix victory and with it the 2005 MotoGP Manufacturers' world title for Yamaha.

10/16/2005 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa celebrated the 250cc World Championship title for the second successive season at Phillip Island, taking a surprise victory after his only remaining rival crashed out.

10/16/2005 - 00:00

Thomas L?thi leads the 125cc World Championship by twelve-points after sealing his fourth victory of the season in today's Australian Grand Prix.