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MotoGP – Positive Weekend At Brno For Rossi & Hayden

August 15, 2011

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The Ducati Team took important steps forward at the Czech Republic Grand Prix, where Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden finished sixth and seventh, respectively. The riders’ finishing positions were the same as in the previous round at Laguna Seca, but both reduced their gaps to the front considerably, the Italian by well over half. After […]

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MotoGP – Edwards 8th In Brno, Crutchlow Crashes Out

August 15, 2011

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Colin Edwards started and finished today’s Czech Republic MotoGP race in eighth position, the American once again finishing the leading non-factory rider on board his Monster Yamaha Tech 3 machine. The 37-year-old rode a determined race throughout the 22-lap encounter, which took place under cloudy but warm skies in front of a massive crowd of […]

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MotoGP – MotoGP Buzz Back On With Brno Press Conference

August 12, 2011

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Refreshed and ready for their imminent return to action after a two-and-a-half week interval since Laguna Seca, the MotoGP class returns to the track on Friday morning for the opening session of the Cardion ab Grand Prix České republiky. Discussing the 11th round of the 2011 campaign on Thursday afternoon at the Brno circuit were […]

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MotoGP – Edwards & Crutchlow Raring To Return To Action At Brno

August 10, 2011

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The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team heads to Brno for this weekend’s Czech Republic MotoGP round refreshed and raring to restart the 2011 World Championship campaign. The welcome two-week summer break that followed an intense period of six races in eight weekends gave Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow the perfect opportunity to recharge their batteries […]

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MotoGP – Ducati Team Czech Republic GP Preview

August 10, 2011

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The two-week break that followed the Laguna Seca Grand Prix gave Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden time for a short vacation that both riders spent close to home, though the American rider took a brief excursion to Indianapolis. Hayden spent August 5 at Indy, splitting his time between promotional activities for the upcoming Grand Prix […]

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MotoGP Battle Resumes At Brno

August 9, 2011

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By MotoGP.com After just over two full weeks off the 2011 MotoGP World Championship roars back into action this weekend at Brno, where the Cardion ab Grand Prix České republiky takes place. With ten of the 18 rounds of the campaign complete Casey Stoner (Repsol Honda) leads defending title holder Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) […]

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MotoGP – Repsol Honda Team Excited To Resume After Summer Break

August 9, 2011

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After a well deserved two week summer break, the Repsol Honda Team are looking forward to resuming racing in Brno this weekend. Repsol Honda Riders, Dani Pedrosa, Andrea Dovizioso and Casey Stoner have all enjoyed some time off with family and friends as well as resuming their training programmes after a gruelling six races in […]

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MotoGP – Gresini Racing GP Of Czech Republic Preview

August 9, 2011

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After a two-week summer break the MotoGP season resumes this weekend with the traditional ‘back-to-schoool’ race at Brno. Marco Simoncelli stayed out for a much needed break in the USA following his latest disappointment at Laguna Seca as he aimed to recharge his batteries for the second half of the season. “Super Sic” has put […]

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MotoGP – Refreshed Yamaha Factory Racing Ready For Brno GP

August 9, 2011

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A well deserved mid-season two week break is nearly over and Yamaha Factory Racing is preparing to continue the 2011 MotoGP battle at Brno this weekend for the Grand Prix of Czech Republic. Having spent his break relaxing in the Dominican Republic, defending World Champion Jorge Lorenzo is fighting fit and ready to continue his […]

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MotoGP – Double Headed Attack For Rizla-Suzuki At Brno

August 8, 2011

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Rizla Suzuki will resume the 2011 MotoGP season at Brno after a short summer break with a double-headed assault at the Czech Republic circuit. Álvaro Bautista will be joined by Wild-Card John Hopkins as the Spaniard plans to continue with the good vein of form that he has shown in recent races. Bautista looked to […]

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MotoGP – Round 10 Interview With Shuhei Nakamoto

August 4, 2011

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Rounding out the first half of 2011 season, the US GP was held at Laguna Seca circuit in Monterey, in the suburbs of San Francisco. It was a hot contest this year too under sunny Californian skies, attracting 136,285 fans over the three-day weekend. They saw a brilliant performance by Repsol Honda‘s Casey Stoner, who […]

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Travelling to a F1 or MotoGP race? You need intentsGP!

July 28, 2011

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Earlier in the year we spoke with Len from intentsGP about their camping trips to motor racing events across Europe. If you’re planning a trip to the race track, then this is for you! Q. We last spoke to you in April so what’s been happening since then? A. We have run three events so […]

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MotoGP – Ducati Team – USA Grand Prix

July 25, 2011

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Valentino Rossi finished in sixth place at Laguna Seca, one spot ahead of his teammate Nicky Hayden. The two Ducati Team riders lapped at a good pace, even if it wasn’t quite enough to stay with the faster group. The team worked very hard on both the GP11 and the GP11.1, and they’ll continue the […]

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MotoGP – Grand Prix of U.S.A – Lorenzo Battles for Laguna Victory‏

July 25, 2011

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World Champion Jorge Lorenzo put in a superhuman effort today for the Grand Prix of U.S.A, battling for victory with Championship rival Casey Stoner to finish second on the podium. Lorenzo made a strong start from pole and led the GP field for an impressive 26 lap run before conceding to Stoner as the effects […]

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MotoGP – Laguna Seca Letdown For Simoncelli

July 25, 2011

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A crash in the USGP brought an early end to an otherwise promising weekend for Marco Simoncelli at Laguna Seca, which has seen him consistently on the coattails of the leading riders. Unfortunately the Italian rider lost front grip in turn eight at the Californian circuit and paid a heavy price. The Team San Carlo […]

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MotoGP – Home top ten for Edwards, Crutchlow crashes early‏

July 25, 2011

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Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Colin Edwards rode to a hard fought eighth place finish in front of a large home crowd at the Laguna Seca track earlier today. Today’s race started in gloriously sunny conditions with temperatures reaching 23 degrees and a sun-drenched crowd of 52,670 were treated to an exciting battle throughout […]

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MotoGP – Stoner Storms To Fantastic Victory In Laguna Seca

July 25, 2011

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Repsol Honda rider Casey Stoner displayed a master class in riding at the Red Bull U.S. GP in Laguna Seca today.   The young Australian who started from second on the grid, dropped to third place at the start and took his time before launching his attack on Repsol Honda team mate Dani Pedrosa on […]

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MotoGP – Third Row For Both Ducati Riders At Laguna Seca

July 24, 2011

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Nicky Hayden and Valentino Rossi will start from the third row of the starting grid for the Grand Prix at Laguna Seca. Today the Italian posted the seventh-best time aboard the Desmosedici GP11.1, equaling his best qualifying position of the season from Catalunya, while Hayden took the ninth spot with the GP11. Despite being slightly […]

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MotoGP – Crutchlow & Edwards Aim For Strong Result At Laguna Seca

July 24, 2011

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Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team riders Cal Crutchlow and Colin Edwards will start alongside each other on the fourth row of the grid for tomorrow’s US Grand Prix. Crutchlow will start from 10th position after posting a fastest time of 1.22.385 in a sun-drenched qualifying session, the British rider gaining vital knowledge of the Laguna […]

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MotoGP – Mixed Feelings For LCR Pair After Laguna Seca Qualifying

July 24, 2011

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LCR Honda MotoGP rider Toni Elias  will start tomorrow’s U.S. Grand Prix from 17th spot on the grid ahead his American team mate Ben Bostrom who qualified 18thin today’s qualifying session at Laguna Seca Raceway. Second day of practices started with typical coastal Northern California weather (21 degrees on the ground) and the Spaniard was […]

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