MotoGP Race Reports

09/25/2005 - 00:00

Thomas Luthi has bounced back from his spectacular Motegi accident in perfect fashion - by beating title rival Mika Kallio by just 0.002secs at today's 125cc Malaysian Grand Prix.

09/18/2005 - 00:00

Loris Capirossi has ended his and Ducati's two-year MotoGP win drought by taking a hard fought victory over countryman Max Biaggi in today's Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi - following a dramatic race that saw Valentino Rossi collide with Marco Melandri during a failed overtaking attempt, which took both riders out and left Melandri on a stretcher.

09/18/2005 - 00:00

Hiroshi Aoyama has taken an emotional home win in today's 250cc Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi - the Movistar Honda rider clinching his first ever GP win after a faultless performance that saw him finish over 5secs clear of team-mate, and world champion, Dani Pedrosa.

09/18/2005 - 00:00

Flying Finn Mika Kallio was declared the winner of a shortened 125cc Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi today.

08/28/2005 - 00:00

Thomas L?thi took his second victory of the season at Brno in the Czech Republic today, to extend his points advantage at the top of the 125cc World Championship to nine over Mika Kallio.

08/28/2005 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi has won his ninth race from eleven 2005 starts after taking victory in the Czech Republic Grand Prix at Brno - the Italian superstar emerging on top after a thrilling battle with arch-rival Sete Gibernau, which came to a premature end with just a few corners to go when Gibernau's Movistar Honda ground to a halt.

08/28/2005 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa extended his advantage at the top of the 250cc World Championship to 59 points after clinching his sixth victory of the season with an impeccable performance at Brno in the Czech Republic today.

07/31/2005 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa took his fifth win of the 250cc World Championship today at the Sachsenring in Germany, extending his advantage in the series to 50 points.

07/31/2005 - 00:00

Red Bull KTM rider Mika Kallio won a crash-shortened 125cc German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring today.

07/31/2005 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi will head for his summer holiday a happy man after winning his eighth race from ten 2005 starts in today's German Grand Prix at Sachsenring; the Yamaha superstar benefiting from a costly last lap error from Sete Gibernau to rule a five-man lead pack containing four Hondas.

07/24/2005 - 00:00

The 250cc British Grand Prix proved a thrillingly chaotic affair, with several riders falling by the wayside before a four-way battle for victory ensued between Hiroshi Aoyama, Randy de Puniet, Casey Stoner and Anthony West, riding the quarter-litre KTM machine on its race debut.

07/24/2005 - 00:00

A near capacity British Grand Prix crowd were rewarded for braving some appalling weather at Donington Park by one of the most thrilling, unpredictable and action-packed races of the 2005 season so far - which ended with world champion Valentino Rossi taking a memorable victory after emerging from a frantic four-man lead group.

07/24/2005 - 00:00

Red Bull KTM rider Julian Simon scored his first grand prix victory with a courageous wet weather ride in today's 125cc British Grand Prix at Donington Park.

07/10/2005 - 00:00

Home hero Nicky Hayden has taken a lights-to-flag victory in the US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca, the Repsol Honda rider finally claiming his first ever MotoGP win after a faultless display that saw him fend off the dual attack of Yamaha stars Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi under the bright Californian sun.

06/25/2005 - 00:00

The 75th Dutch TT at Assen, the last MotoGP event to held at the legendary circuit before much of its northern loop is removed, has been won by world champion Valentino Rossi - who took his sixth victory of the season from seven events after fighting his way back from a poor start and withstanding intense late race pressure from Marco Melandri.

06/25/2005 - 00:00

Sebasti?n Porto clinched his first victory of the season in the 250cc Dutch TT after a masterful ride that saw him take the lead form Jorge Lorenzo at the end of the penultimate lap before setting the quickest time of the race to hold off a late challenge from world champion Dani Pedrosa.

06/25/2005 - 00:00

Gabor Talmacsi shares the lead in the 125cc World Championship with Mattia Pasini after taking his second victory of the season today at Assen.

06/12/2005 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi has taken a textbook victory over Sete Gibernau in today's Catalan Grand Prix; the Italian world champion shadowing the leading home hero until three laps to go - when he coolly overtook, set a new lap record and went on to win his fifth race from the opening six rounds of the 2005 MotoGP season.

06/12/2005 - 00:00

Mattia Pasini became the first rider to take two victories in the 125cc class this season with a dominant display in today's Catalan Grand Prix.

06/12/2005 - 00:00

Despite Sete Gibernau's disappointment in the MotoGP race there was plenty for the local crowd to celebrate in the 250cc Catalan Grand Prix as Dani Pedrosa took his third straight victory by a comfortable margin of 5.637 seconds over Casey Stoner.

06/05/2005 - 00:00

Valentino Rossi has beaten arch-rival Max Biaggi for the honour of home victory in today's Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, in a race that saw Italian riders dominate the top four positions after Sete Gibernau crashed out early in the thrilling 23-lap battle.

06/05/2005 - 00:00

Race day at the Italian Grand Prix got off to a dramatic start with the 125cc race, which was decided in the final corner when race leader Mika Kallio highsided his KTM and was then hit by H?ctor Faubel, who also went tumbling into the gravel trap.

06/05/2005 - 00:00

Dani Pedrosa became the first Honda rider to win the 250cc race at Mugello since 1997 as he clinched his second successive victory and extend his championship lead to 21 points over Andrea Dovizioso, who suffered from technical problems and could only take eighth.

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.