MOTORBIKE WORLD RESULTS

Moto GP rd 4, Le Mans: Leading final positions after Moto GP Race: 1 Casey Stoner (Aus) Honda 44mins 03.955secs 2 Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Honda 44:18.169 3 Valentino Rossi (Ita) Ducati 44:18.519 4 Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 44:25.030 5 Marco Simoncelli (Ita) Honda 44:35.200 6 Ben Spies (USA) Yamaha 44:35.564 7 Nicky Hayden (USA) Ducati 44:39.521 8 Hiroshi Aoyama (Jpn) … [Read more...]

MARTIN FINNEGANS DEATH STUNS MOTORCYCLING COMMUNITY

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Tributes have been paid to motorcyclist Martin Finnegan after the Dublin rider's death in a crash at the Tandragee 100 event on Saturday. The rider's manager Barry Symmons spoke of his shock at the tragedy. "He was a really nice guy who was well-respected by his peers and someone with a true talent for road racing," said Mr Symmons. The rider's wife Brenda and his father were present at … [Read more...]

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF HONDA R SERIES MOTORCYCLES

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2007 sees the launch of the latest member of the ‘R’ series of Honda’s cutting-edge sports motorcycles – the CBR600RR. 25 years in the making, the Honda ‘R’ series of motorcycles were built to dominate the production classes in four-stroke road-racing. From the original CB1100R, this family of race-inspired machinery has culminated in the 2007 CBR600RR, which along with the … [Read more...]

ROSSI: WHICH WAY NOW?

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Wednesday's announcement that MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi will remain on two wheels has ended one avenue of speculation about the Italian superstar's future - but opened another... Rossi's current Yamaha contract expires at the end of this season and - while it is assumed that the seven-times world champion now intends to remain at the marque for a fourth year in 2007 - rival … [Read more...]

TOP TEN FOR DE PUNIET

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Kawasaki''s Randy de Puniet got another opportunity to display his wet weather prowess in Shanghai this afternoon, finishing the day tenth fastest as near constant rain meant that both of today''s hour-long free practice sessions were run in damp conditions. Making his first appearance at the Shanghai International circuit as a MotoGP rider, the 25-year-old Kawasaki ace quickly got to grips … [Read more...]