ROSSI AND EDWARDS BEGIN TOUGH SET-UP JOB AT SACHSENRING

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The Camel Yamaha Team began their preparations for the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring today with riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards working hard to adjust their YZR-M1 machines to the tortuous demands of the MotoGP World Championship’s shortest and slowest circuit. The first day of free practice was held in cloudy yet warm conditions of around 20ºC, with the threat of storms hanging … [Read more...]

HONDA HOTSHOTS AIM TO TAME TWISTY SACHSENRING

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With the title race now reaching boiling point with eight races to go, this German round of the 17-race MotoGP series assumes critical importance and no one knows this better than overall points leader Nicky Hayden (Repsol Honda RC211V). The American suffered his worst result of the year so far at Donington with a seventh place finish. The Kentucky Kid suffered electronic problems in qualifying … [Read more...]

MORE TWISTS EXPECTED AT ROLLER COASTER SACHSENRING

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Yamaha Team this weekend at the vertigo-inducing Sachsenring circuit in Germany, host to the tenth round of the 2006 MotoGP World Championship. One of the tightest and most undulating tracks in the world welcomes the most unpredictable season in recent history, with Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards both having played their part in a dramatic campaign that has seen five different race winners, … [Read more...]

Rizla Suzuki MotoGP ready for Sachsenring’s twists and turns

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Rizla Suzuki MotoGP arrives in Germany this weekend for round 10 of the 2006 MotoGP World Championship, with both its riders eager to continue their recent run of good form. John Hopkins heads to the technical German track on the back of four consecutive top-10 finishes, looking to improve on his current 10th position in the Championship table. Chris Vermeulen secured his best dry qualifying … [Read more...]