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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 – Rossi & Hayden Work On Set Up For Laguna Seca

July 23, 2011

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Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden posted the 10th and 11th best times, respectively, in the first day of free practice at the United States Grand Prix. The Italian rider continued using the GP11.1. Meanwhile, Hayden did an initial run with the GP11 before doing a comparison between the two versions and then using only the […]

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MotoGP – Edwards & Crutchlow Ready For California Challenge

July 20, 2011

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Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow conclude the busiest period of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship this weekend in America, the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team riders heading to the spectacular Laguna Seca track full of optimism and expectation. After collecting a hard fought 10th position in last weekend’s German round at the Sachsenring, Edwards is […]

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MotoGP – Yamaha Prepare To Celebrate 50 Years Of Grand Prix Racing At Laguna Seca

July 20, 2011

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The iconic Laguna Seca circuit in California prepares to welcome the MotoGP paddock this weekend for the first of the two US rounds on the 2011 season.  The event will be a special one for Yamaha Factory Racing; the team will again wear the special red and white YZR-M1 WGP50th Anniversary Edition livery as seen […]

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MotoGP – Simoncelli Hoping To Conquer America

July 20, 2011

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Team San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Marco Simoncelli travels from Germany to the USA this week on the back of another positive result at Sachsenring that has reinforced his confidence going into the second half of the season. Rear tyre troubles at the German round cost him the chance to fight to the line for […]

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MotoGP – Michael Jordan Motorsports Scores Wild Card Ride At Laguna Seca

July 20, 2011

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This weekend, the LCR team will “double up” its efforts at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.  LCR’s Toni Elias will be joined by Michael Jordan Motorsports’ Ben Bostrom, who will compete in the MotoGP race as a wild card.  Bostrom will also race, as usual, in […]

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MotoGP – Repsol Honda Team Ready For Laguna Seca Challenge

July 19, 2011

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After an exciting race in Germany that saw Dani Pedrosa‘s second win of the season, Casey Stoner‘s eighth podium from nine races and another strong display from Andrea Dovizioso, the Repsol Honda Team heads immediately to America for the tenth round of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship. The U.S Grand Prix will bring to an […]

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MotoGP – Rizla Suzuki Head Stateside Looking For Further Improvement

July 19, 2011

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Rizla Suzuki has made a transatlantic dash to ‘The Golden State’ of California in The United States of America for the 10th round of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship. Álvaro Bautista is in a confident mood following his impressive seventh place last time out at the Sachsenring. He is planning to continue with the same […]

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MotoGP – Repsol Honda Victory & Double Podium In Sachsenring

July 18, 2011

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The Repsol Honda Team dominated the German Grand Prix in a hard fought thirty lap race. The 101,309 spectators at Sachsenring witnessed an incredible battle for the win between Pedrosa, Stoner and Lorenzo, with Dani Pedrosa finally clinching victory. There was also an exciting fight for fourth position between Dovizioso, Simoncelli and Spies with Repsol […]

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MotoGP – Simoncelli Satisfied But Slightly Frustrated In Germany

July 18, 2011

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Marco Simoncelli leaves the Sachsenring circuit these evening feeling satisfied but slightly frustrated at a sixth place finish in the German Grand Prix. The Italian showed his pace in the middle part of the race but struggled with tyre wear over the final ten laps. Despite that “Super Sic” put up a brave battle for […]

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MotoGP, Moto2 & 125cc Sachsenring Qualifying Wrap Up

July 17, 2011

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By MotoGP.com A best lap of 1’21.681 in qualifying on Saturday secured Casey Stoner pole position for Sunday’s eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland at the Sachsenring circuit, with Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo following the Australian onto the front row. Repsol Honda rider Stoner secured his sixth pole of the 2011 season as he put […]

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MotoGP – Repsol Honda 1-2 In German Qualifying

July 17, 2011

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Repsol Honda riders Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa will start the Grand Prix of Germany from first and second on the grid with team mate Andrea Dovizioso in sixth. Casey has been playing catch up since his accident yesterday in FP1 and tested several configurations on both his RC212V’s before finding a set up he […]

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MotoGP – Lorenzo Secures Front Row For Sachsenring

July 17, 2011

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Reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo fought hard today to secure himself third place in qualifying and a front row start for tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Germany. The Yamaha Factory Racing rider was the fastest man on track in the morning’s final free practice, setting an impressive 1’22.112 to top the time sheets. The afternoon qualifying […]

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MotoGP – Second Row For Simoncelli At Sachsenring

July 17, 2011

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After a run of six conseuctive front row starts that has included two pole positions Team San Carlo Honda Gresini rider Marco Simoncelli had to settle for fourth place in this afternoon’s qualifying practice at the German Grand Prix and a second row start. “Super Sic” was edged off the front row by just 0.010 […]

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MotoGP – Elias Takes Step Forward At German Grand Prix

July 17, 2011

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Second sunny day of practices for the MotoGP riders at the technical and tight German track which host the ninth round of the calendar. The 60-minute qualifying session saw Stoner obtaining his sixth pole aboard the RCV ahead of Pedrosa and Lorenzo but this afternoon practice was a positive outing even for LCR Honda MotoGP […]

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MotoGP – Bautista Shows Good Pace In Qualifying

July 17, 2011

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Rizla Suzuki’s Álvaro Bautista showed a strong race pace throughout this afternoon’s qualifying session at Sachsenring to leave him in an optimistic mood for tomorrow’s race. Bautista  (P10, 1’22.604) will start from the front of the fourth row after qualifying less than a second from pole position, but it was his consistency throughout the session […]

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MotoGP – The Repsol Honda Trio in top five after the first day of free practices

July 16, 2011

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The Repsol Honda Team has placed its three riders in the top five in a sunny but windy first day of free practices at the Sachsenring circuit. Dani Pedrosa, last year’s winner of the Grand Prix of Germany, was third on the timing sheets just two tenths of a second off the provisional pole position; […]

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MotoGP – Simoncelli To Use Mugello Result As Sachsenring Launchpad

July 13, 2011

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Marco Simoncelli is looking on his fifth place result at Mugello last time out as a launchpad for his upcoming weekend in Germany. A positive if not entirely satisfactory result at his home Grand Prix has given the Team San Carlo Honda Gresini rider fresh confidence after the debacles of Silverstone and Assen and now […]

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MotoGP – Edwards and Crutchlow set for Sachsenring

July 13, 2011

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The 2011 MotoGP World Championship reaches the halfway stage this weekend with Monster Yamaha Tech 3 riders Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow determined to deliver strong performances at Germany’s Sachsenring circuit. Experienced American Edwards is looking to consolidate his place inside the top 10 in the overall rankings having scored points in six of the […]

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MotoGP – Yamaha Factory Racing Prepares for Sachsenring‏

July 13, 2011

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With two consecutive Grand Prix wins under their belts, Yamaha Factory Racing are preparing for The Grand Prix of Germany at the Sachsenring circuit this weekend in confident mood. A superb victory at the Assen TT for Ben Spies followed by a flawless ride by Jorge Lorenzo to claim the chequered flag at Mugello has […]

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