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Rossi takes Eighth World Title with Emphatic home win for Yamaha

Rossi takes Eighth World Title with Emphatic home win for Yamaha

Valentino Rossi rode a perfect race to win Yamaha’s home Grand Prix in Japan today, claiming the 2008 MotoGP World Championship title in the process. In doing so the 29-year-old Italian became only the second rider in history to recapture the title after two years, the other being Giacomo Agostini, […]

September 28, 2008 Motor Sports
Aprilia RSV4

Aprilia RSV4

Aprilia has won 31 world championship titles, 250 MotoGP wins and 8 Superbike victories in the last sixteen years. With this unique sporting heritage behind them, Aprilia is planning to return to the Superbike World Championship in 2009 with the brand new Aprilia RSV4. Aprilia RSV4 has been conceived, designed […]

September 23, 2008 Motor Sports, Motorcycle News
Valentino Rossi becomes the most successful rider in premier-class history

Valentino Rossi becomes the most successful rider in premier-class history

Valentino Rossi wrote another chapter in his ever-expanding history book at Indianapolis today, claiming his 69th premier-class win and becoming the most successful rider in premier-class history in the process. His hat trick of pole position, fastest lap and race victory made for a perfect first Indianapolis Grand Prix for […]

September 15, 2008 Motor Sports
Rossi matches Agostini’s Record with Win Number Sixty-Eight

Rossi matches Agostini’s Record with Win Number Sixty-Eight

Valentino Rossi reached another milestone in his outstanding career today by matching the all-time premier-class win record. His 68th premier-class victory brings him level with Giacomo Agostini and the fact that he was able to do it at his home track of Misano made it all the more special for […]

August 31, 2008 Motor Sports
Rossi renews his contract with Yamaha

Rossi renews his contract with Yamaha

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd has announced that it has signed a new two-year agreement with Valentino Rossi. The seven-time world champion will continue to race with the Yamaha Factory Racing Team for the 2009 and 2010 MotoGP World Championships. The 29-year-old Italian joined Yamaha in 2004 and since then he […]

July 19, 2008 Motor Sports

Colin Edwards renews contract with Yamaha

Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd has signed a new one-year deal with current Tech 3 Yamaha team rider Colin Edwards. Edwards will continue to race with the Tech 3 Team alongside Briton James Toseland in 2009. The Texan has agreed the new one-year contract for the 2009 MotoGP World Championship after […]

July 18, 2008 Motor Sports
MotoGP 2008: Assen Results

MotoGP 2008: Assen Results

Casey Stoner took his second consecutive victory and his third of the season at Assen, to complete a clean sweep after taking pole position and setting the fastest lap of the race. The Australian dominated the race from start to finish, closing the gap to new series leader Dani Pedrosa […]

June 29, 2008 Motor Sports

MotoGP, 250cc class to go in favor of 600cc

FIM in a decision yesterday has decided to abolish the 250cc 2st class from MotoGP, will be replaced by 600cc 4st. A move that is sure to cause heartburn amongst two stroke fans around the world: The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Claude Danis (FIM), […]

June 28, 2008 Motor Sports
MotoGP 2008: Donington Results

MotoGP 2008: Donington Results

Casey Stoner took his second victory of the season and the 40th podium of his career on Sunday, with a dominant display at Donington Park. As a result the reigning MotoGP World Champion moved up a place to third in the championship, closing the gap by five points to series […]

June 23, 2008 Motor Sports
WSBK Nuerburgring results

WSBK Nuerburgring results

Another day of unstable weather conditions made for two interesting races today at the Nuerburgring. Race 1 was restarted due to rain, but then subsequently declared a dry race, and saw Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) caught up in a fantastic battle for victory against the Yamaha rider Noriyuki Haga. Haga […]

June 16, 2008 Motor Sports