With an 85-point advantage, Casey Stoner rider of the Ducati Marlboro Team, claimed another victory in the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano.
Stoner overtook Chris Vermeulen (Rizla Suzuki
MotoGP) and John Hopkins (Rizla Suzuki MotoGP). Loris Capirossi, Stoner’s team mate from Ducati Marlboro Team took the 4th place.
Carlos Checa (LCR Honda RC212V) fancied his chances here after a successful testing stint at Brno. And despite some technical troubles that prevented him from qualifying as high (...) > Full story
The current leader of the Moto GP championship “threatened” his rivals that his Ducati could be even faster at the race from Misano, Stoner launched this after this weekend won the Czech Grand Prix from Brno.
Stoner has currently 60 points and he has won 7 races from a total of 12. His latest victories were at the American Grand Prix and as we said earlier at Brno. The young rider says that the Italian team made a few steps further and the competitor will see these in the race from Misano. (...) > Full story
Taro Sekiguchi, the Japanese rider has suffered a broken pelvis and fractured two ribs at the Czech Grand Prix after a high-speed terrifying crash. He was catapulted into the air when he crashed into Marco Simoncelli’s Gilera motorcycle.
Simoncelli crashed his bike in a corner and the bike slid into the middle of the track. Due to the dust cloud made after his crash Sekiguchi didn’t see anything and slammed Simoncelli’s motorcycle.This violent impact launched the Japanese in a 360 degree (...) > Full story
Ducati Marlboro Team rider Casey Stoner put in a faultless display in front of 141,000 fans at Brno today, winning the Czech Grand Prix to extend his World Championship advantage to 60 points. Team-mate Loris Capirossi came in sixth after an entertaining tussle with several other riders.
It was another perfect weekend for the awesome Australian who dominated both days of practice, secured pole position and then led from start to finish, leaving his rivals floundering in his wake and (...) > Full story
Casey Stoner, the current leader of the Championship, took the pole position ahead of the two Repsol Honda motorcycles.
The Ducati Marlboro Team rider overtook the Honda motorcycle driven by Nicky Hayden with 0.280 seconds. Dani Pedrosa, Hayden’s team mate followed them closely finishing on the 3rd place.
John Hopkins, had been one of the few riders to get close to Casey Stoner in the practice session, but the Suzuki
rider wasn’t so lucky in the qualifying session, finishing on the 4th (...) > Full story
The 25 years old Casey Stoner won the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.He dominated the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix race at Laguna Seca from start to finish on Sunday to take his sixth win of the year.
Stoner passed the finish line with an advantage of almost 10 seconds ahead of his compatriot Chris Vermeulen (Rizla Suzuki
).Vermeulen was followed by Marco Melandri (Honda Gresini) who had a superb race, from the 10th place to the 3rd.
John Hopkins (Rizla Suzuki) and Nicky Hayden (Repsol Honda) hadn’t (...) > Full story
Valentino Rossi heads to one of the three race tracks where he has no victory yet(The three race tracks where "The doctor" did not win are Laguna Seca, Istanbul Park and Misano). Rossi has a chance at the Red Bull U.S. Grand prix to secure his first victory at Laguna Seca and to be sure that he is closer to the championship leader, Casey Stoner.
Last year when he was at Laguna Seca the Italian could not finish the race because at a track temperature of 56 degrees Celsius, he was forced to (...) > Full story
Indianapolis Motor Speedway is back in business! After Bernie Ecclestone couldn’t reach an agreement with Tony George for future GPs at Indy and deleted the race track from the F1 schedule, now for the first time in nearly a century(the last was on August 14, 1909) the Motorcycle Grand Prix will return to Indianapolis on September 14th 2008, as the Red Bull Indianapolis GP.
"We welcome the excitement and passion of MotoGP racing and its fans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the (...) > Full story
Dani Pedrosa dominated the 30 lap German Grand Prix and obtained Honda’s first ever 800cc with advantage of over 13 seconds, this being the biggest official dry victory margin.
Dani, who had qualified second fastest, powered into the lead from Stoner at the start and simply outclassed all-comers at a sun-baked Sachsenring in front of 101,000 fans here on race day. Equally encouraging was the strong showing from Marco Melandri (Gresini Honda RC212V) who finished fifth after running as high (...) > Full story
Casey Stoner qualified in the pole position for the German Grand Prix. The leader of the championship set a time of 1:22.384 with his Marlboro Ducati.
Dani Pedros, finished the qualifying session on the second place with his Repsol Honda after he overtook Marco Melandri on his Honda Gresini.
Randy de Puniet finished on the 4th place with his Kawasaki, but ended disastrously the session when he crashed against the barriers after a run through a gravel trap.
John Hokins qualified his Rizla (...) > Full story