YAMAHA PUT DISAPPOINTMENT BEHIND THEM WITH POSITIVE LE MANS TEST

Camel Yamaha Team Test Le Mans, France Monday 22nd May 2006 YAMAHA PUT DISAPPOINTMENT BEHIND THEM WITH POSITIVE LE MANS TEST   Camel Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards were back on board at Le Mans today, with riders and team alike eager to forget the disappointment of yesterday’s race and start looking forward to the next challenge.  Rossi and … [Read more...]

ROOKIE PEDROSA NOTCHES SECOND POLE IN FRANCE

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Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda RC211V) put his stamp firmly on the MotoGP category with a scorching 1m 33.990s lap of the Bugatti circuit here at Le Mans to record his second pole position in only his  fifth outing on a 990cc machine. Shinya Nakano (Kawasaki) qualified second and John Hopkins (Suzuki) completes the front row.   In awkward, gusty conditions the pint-sized pilot proved he is … [Read more...]

EDWARDS FASTEST IN FRENCH GP PRACTICE

LE MANS, France, May 19 (Reuters)   American Colin Edwards, riding a Yamaha, was fastest in Friday's practice for Sunday's French Grand Prix. Edwards, who lies eighth in the motoGP standings after four races, lapped the Bugatti circuit in one minute 35.170 seconds. "It was not bad. We came here and we knew a good result was possible. Everything looks pretty good," he told … [Read more...]

CAMEL YAMAHA PAIR TO LAUNCH FRENCH ASSAULT FROM ROW THREE

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French Grand Prix Le Mans, France Saturday 20th May 2006 CAMEL YAMAHA PAIR TO LAUNCH FRENCH ASSAULT FROM ROW THREE   Camel Yamaha Team riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards will start from the third row of the grid in the Grand Prix of France tomorrow after setting the seventh and ninth fastest times respectively in this afternoon’s qualifying practice. The session took … [Read more...]

ROSSI: IT’S NOT A DISASTER

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Despite his new chassis, Valentino Rossi again battled chatter on his way to seventh in today's qualifying session at Le Mans - but claims he'll have no such problems in the race. Rossi tested the new chassis for the first time on Friday, when he set the second fastest free practice time behind only Camel Yamaha team-mate Colin Edwards, and was so impressed with its potential that he had both … [Read more...]

EDWARDS MAKE PODIUM RETURN IN GRUELLING SHANGHAI AFFAIR

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Camel Yamaha Team rider Colin Edwards charged from the front row of the grid to the podium today with a determined performance in the Grand Prix of China. Whilst his team-mate Valentino Rossi was denied the chance to challenge for a top three spot after pulling in with a tyre problem on the sixteenth lap, Edwards reaped the rewards of a blistering start to the race, when he snatched the hole-shot … [Read more...]