MotoGP Race Reports

05/15/2005 - 00:00

Thomas L?thi took his first ever victory in the 125cc French Grand Prix from pole position after streaking into a lead of over eight-seconds from the third lap.

05/15/2005 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi has won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans after successfully holding off arch rival Sete Gibernau by just 0.3secs after a tense finale in which the Catalan, having recovered from some poor opening laps, charged through the field to split the leading Gauloises Yamahas.

05/15/2005 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa denied Randy De Puniet home victory with a last lap move just three corners from the end of an exciting 250cc French Grand Prix to recover the world championship lead by four points over Andrea Dovizioso.

05/01/2005 - 00:00

World champion Valentino Rossi has 'surfed' to victory in soaking conditions at the inaugural Chinese Motorcycle Grand Prix, the Yamaha star riding faultlessly during an action packed thriller headlined by a heroic ride by replacement rider Olivier Jacque - who recorded his and Kawasaki's best ever MotoGP result after fighting his way through the field to frighten Rossi at the finish.

05/01/2005 - 00:00

Casey Stoner took his second successive victory in the 250cc class after a close battle with Andrea Dovizioso in today's wet Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai.

05/01/2005 - 00:00

Mattia Pasini clinched his first victory in a 125cc Chiense Grand Prix delayed for half an hour by standing water on the Shanghai track surface.

04/17/2005 - 00:00

History was made at today's Portuguese Grand Prix as Camel Honda's Alex Barros completed a perfect weekend by winning the first ever 'flag-to-flag' MotoGP race, after intermittent rain showers which would previously have seen the race stopped instead saw racing continue - and early leader Sete Gibernau would become the first victim of the new rule.

04/17/2005 - 00:00

Casey Stoner took victory in a thrilling 250cc Portuguese Grand Prix after an audacious last lap pass on fellow Aprilia rider Randy de Puniet.

04/17/2005 - 00:00

Mika Kallio became the first Finnish rider in 30 years to take a GP victory with his debut win in the 125cc class at today's Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril.

04/10/2005 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi has won the season-opening Spanish Grand Prix after a controversial collision with title rival Sete Gibernau on the final corner of the final lap, which sent the then race leader into the gravel trap.

04/10/2005 - 00:00

The 127,000 Jerez crowd had plenty of reason to cheer in today's 250cc Spanish Grand Prix, as reigning world champion Dani Pedrosa and his Honda stormed to a clear home victory over Aprilia's Sebastian Porto.

04/10/2005 - 00:00

Marco Simoncelli proved his wet victory at Jerez one year ago was no fluke as he went from pole position to the top step of the podium for the second successive season in the 125cc Spanish Grand Prix.

10/31/2004 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi has won the 16th and final round of the 2004 MotoGP season, the Valencia Grand Prix, after battling bar-to-bar with the likes of Troy Bayliss, Nicky Hayden, Makoto Tamada and finally Max Biaggi to take his ninth victory of the year - in front of 122,000 fanatical fans.

10/31/2004 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa celebrated his 250cc World Championship title in style with home victory, in front of over 122,000 fans, in today's season ending Valencia Grand Prix.

Start, Valencia 125GP race,
10/31/2004 - 00:00

Hector Barber? started the party early for the Spanish fans at Valencia today when he took a home victory in the opening 125cc Grand Prix.

10/17/2004 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi's Yamaha dream has become a reality: The Italian has won his sixth world championship and Yamaha's first premier-class title since 1992 with a heart-stopping last lap victory over title rival Sete Gibernau in today's Australian Grand Prix.

10/17/2004 - 00:00

Fourth place in today's 250cc Australian Grand Prix was enough to hand class rookie Dani Pedrosa the 2004 world championship, with one round to spare.

10/17/2004 - 00:00

Andrea Dovizioso confirmed his status as the number one rider in the 125cc class with victory today at Phillip Island, just a week after being crowned World Champion in Malaysia.

10/10/2004 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa was unable to clinch the 250cc World Championship at sepang today, despite riding a perfect race which saw him take victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix by over thirteen seconds.

10/10/2004 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi has put one hand on the 2004 MotoGP world championship after overcoming the challenge of Honda riders Alex Barros and Max Biaggi to win today's Malaysian Grand Prix - and take a commanding 30-point world championship lead with just two rounds to go.

10/10/2004 - 00:00

Andrea Dovizioso has become the fourth youngest World Champion in history thanks to a second place finish in today's 125cc Malaysian Grand Prix - a race won by Casey Stoner.

10/02/2004 - 00:00

Sete Gibernau has led a Telefonica Honda one-two in a dramatic first ever Qatar Grand Prix, which also saw Ruben Xaus take his first ever MotoGP podium and world championship leader Valentino Rossi crash out after a determined charge from the back of the grid.

10/02/2004 - 00:00

Sebasti?n Porto completed a perfect weekend in the 250cc class, by taking an authoritative victory at Qatar after dominating every single practice and qualifying session.

10/02/2004 - 00:00

The opening race of the day and the first ever Grand Prix in Qatar saw the closest ever finish in the history of the sport, with Jorge Lorenzo taking 125cc victory by less than a thousandth of a second over Andrea Dovizioso.