Category: MotoGP

It’s Magny-Fique From Corser And Foggy Petronas Racing!

its-magny-fique-from-corser-and-foggy-petronas-racing Troy Corser – the undisputed king of Superpole – claimed pole position on the PETRONAS FP1 for the final two races of the Superbike World Championship at Magny-Cours.

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Foggy Calls for Morale-Boosting Finale In France

foggy-calls-for-morale-boosting-finale-in-france 29 September 2004

Carl Fogarty has called for a morale-boosting finale to the Superbike World Championship from his Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Chris Walker and Troy Corser at the final round in Magny-Cours, France.

Despite a disappointing display at Imola, the results in Italy last weekend were sufficient to secure a creditable third place in the manufacturers’ championship for PETRONAS.

And Carl is now hoping to follow that with a closing performance that will provide a springboard for further development progress during an extensive programme of winter testing.

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FRP Riders Look To Bounce Back In France

frp-riders-look-to-bounce-back-in-france Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Troy Corser and Chris Walker enter next weekend’s final round of the Superbike World Championship looking to bounce back from a weekend of tribulation at Imola.

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Uphill Battle For Foggy Petronas Racing

uphill-battle-for-foggy-petronas-racing Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Chris Walker and Troy Corser face an uphill battle in qualification for Sunday’s two races of the penultimate round of the Superbike World Championship at Imola.

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Corser Set For 200th World Superbike Start

corser-set-for-200th-world-superbike-start 22 September 2004

Troy Corser will start his 200th World Superbike race this weekend in search of further honours to add to his impressive career statistics.

The 32-year-old Australian, together with Foggy PETRONAS Racing team-mate Chris Walker, enters the penultimate round of the championship at Imola, Italy, determined to provide additional proof of the progress made in developing the PETRONAS FP1, the first Malaysian superbike.

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Tamada Wins A Scorcher At Motegi

tamada-wins-a-scorcher-at-motegi 20 September 2004

After yesterday′s qualifying session, where he took polewith an astonishing lap, Makoto Tamada won today′s race inspectacular fashion.

In his home race of Motegi, at theCamel GP of Japan, Makoto once again showed his talent andfighting spirit.

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Camel Honda Japanese Grand Prix Preview

camel-honda-japanese-grand-prix-preview TRACK FACTS – MOTEGI
It took Honda four years to construct this incrediblefacility which was opened in 1999. In addition to the 4.801kms road circuit there is 2.141 kms Cart style oval and the Honda museum. The facility is situated 100 kms north-east ofTokyo in hilly open country side and first staged the Japanese Grand Prix in 1999.

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Buy MotoGP Tickets, Get Formula Nippon Tickets Free

13 September 2004

For a price of one, racing fans can now enjoy both the Marlboro Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix and the upcoming Formula Nippon race at Sepang Circuit under a special weeklong promotion beginning today.

“Buy a Main Grandstand for the Marlboro Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, and you will get a free Main Grandstand ticket worth RM50 for the Japanese Formula Nippon race this weekend,” says SIC Sales and Sponsorship Manager Izuddin Rosli. Read more

Foggy Event In Nottingham

foggy-event-in-nottingham 13 September 2004

Carl Fogarty is to make a special one-off appearance at the Cabaret club in Nottingham.

The evening – An Audience with Carl Fogarty – will take place on Thursday, 7th October, 2004, with doors opening at 8pm.

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Yamaha Racing MotoGP Set-Up Report

13 September 2004

2003 race summary
After a very strong qualifying performance during the opening two days of the Pacific Grand Prix, race day eventually brought mixed results for Yamaha. The highlight saw Marco Melandri ride a very determined 24-lap race to finish a respectable fifth place on the YZR-M1. It was a result that came after a first turn crash – involving Troy Bayliss (Ducati) and John Hopkins (Suzuki) – which forced the 21-year-old MotoGP rookie off the racing line, relegated him back to 19th on the opening lap. The news, however, was not so positive for Yamaha Team-mate Carlos Checa, who was unable to avoid the incident and was hit from behind, forcing the Spaniard off the track and out of the Pacific Grand Prix. Read more