know what sort of an actor he might have become, after a captivating start in his first three films. That is why he can be an icon. He never had a chance to mature, but he also never had the chance to let his talent down.Motorcycle racing has its ever
into line with real-world motorcycles once more. The Superbikes will become not just superfluous to requirements, but left with no reason to live at all.This is not a new theme, but it has particular piquancy in the light of two recent developments. Both
"Listen shortarse, shake hands or else..."KING JUAN Carlos of Spain played the role of peacemaker after the Jerez MotoGP race, when he firmly grabbed deadly rivals Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo by the arm, and made them shake hands.The two are very much at loggerheads, after Lor...
Back-to-back poles for MotoGP rookie LorenzoJORGE LORENZO'S second pole in succession put him in exalted company. At Qatar he became the first class rookie to qualify on pole since Max Biaggi in 1998. At Jerez, he equalled the feat of Finnish giant Jarno Saarinen, who qualified h...
SEVEN-TIME World Champion Valentino Rossi has stated it took longer to get used to Bridgestone tyres than he expected but believes he made the right decision in switching from Michelin."The set up is very different but we do two podiums, which is good for us. We have time to impr...
FIAT YAMAHA team manager, Davide Brivio, has revealed Valentino Rossi is set to work out a deal with Yamaha that will see him finish his career with the company.The seven-time world champion has stated a desire remain with Fiat Yamaha until the Italian maestro retires; all that’s...
TYRE GIANTS Pirelli and Dunlop will soon be going head-to-head for the right to be the control tyre of the World Superbike Championship. FGSport, the organisers of the World Superbike Championship, have put the control tyre contract up for bid for the 2010-2012 season, with the t...
HE MAY have equalled Angel Nieto's record of 90 Grand Prix wins at the weekend but Valentino Rossi will have to keep winning for another six years, if he is to challenge the old-timers in the career stakes. And that’s only if Loris Capirossi doesn’t ever win another race.Capiross...
BRIDGESTONE TECHNICIANS were rewarded with a win at Le Mans after Valentino Rossi piloted their new-specification rear tyre to victory at yesterday's GP.The team have been working on a new tyre following the problems they encountered in the cool night temperatures of Qatar circu...
TEAM ROBERTS is still absent, but hasn’t gone away, according to team manager Chuck Aksland. Plans are still in place for a probable return to the MotoGP class next year.The long-time ally of Kenny Roberts was at Jerez in his new role of rider manager (to American 125 rider Steve...
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