MOTOGP STANDINGS AFTER MUGELLO

Pos Rider Nat Team Bike Points 1. Loris Capirossi I Marlboro Ducati Ducati 99 2. Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda Honda 99 3. Marco Melandri I Fortuna Honda Honda 89 4. Daniel Pedrosa E Repsol Honda Honda 86 5. Valentino Rossi I Camel Yamaha Yamaha 65 6. Casey Stoner AUS LCR Honda Honda 65 7. Antonio Elias E Fortuna … [Read more...]

CONFIDENCE HIGH AS KAWASAKI HEAD FOR MUGELLO

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Kawasaki Racing Team riders, Shinya Nakano and Randy de Puniet, arrive in Mugello for this weekend's Gran Premio d'Italia Alice determined to put the disappointment of Le Mans behind them. Although de Puniet's race ended at the first corner in Le Mans, where he was the innocent victim in a chain reaction started by Valentino Rossi's overtaking manoeuvre on the entry to the new chicane, the … [Read more...]

ITALIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX AT MUGELLO TO 2011

This weekend, the Mugello International Circuit hosts the Italian Grand Prix Alice, the sixth round of the 2006 MotoGP series. On the eve of the event, Ferrari Managing Director Jean Todt and Dorna Sports SL CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta, signed today in Maranello a five year agreement (2007 – 2011) which endorses Mugello with the title of the Italian Grand Prix. “Over the years, the Mugello … [Read more...]

MUGELLO: CAMEL YAMAHA TEAM PREVIEW

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Italian Grand Prix Mugello, Italy 2, 3, 4 June 2006 ‘HOME’ RACE PRESENTS FRESH CHALLENGE FOR CAMEL YAMAHA TEAM The Camel Yamaha Team heads into its home Grand Prix this weekend looking to turn a stuttering start to the season into a consistent challenge for MotoGP World Championship honours. The fast and flowing Mugello circuit in Italy presents an entirely different challenge to … [Read more...]

DUCATI DESMOSEDICI GP7: FIRST TEST

Factory test-rider Vittoriano Guareschi carries out the first shakedown test of the Ducati Desmosedici GP7, fitted with a new 800cc engine in compliance with 2007 MotoGP regulations Alongside the development work being carried out by Loris Capirossi and Sete Gibernau for the 2006 MotoGP championship, the Desmosedici GP7 machine that will form the basis for the Italian manufacturer''s challenge … [Read more...]