Articles Posted in the " Loris Capirossi " Category



  • MotoGP: Brno Preview Quotes

    MotoGP: Brno Preview Quotes

    2011 MotoGP

    The man who’s been completely unstoppable so far in the 2011 MotoGP Championship is no doubt Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner.

    Except for a DNF due to the now famous crash at Jerez with Ducati Team’s Valentino Rossi, the Australian Stoner has been on the podium in every round, including five wins.



  • 2011 Aprilia RS4 125 | Review

    2011 Aprilia RS4 125 | Review

    Aprilia 125cc

    I remember watching Mick Doohan winning 500GP races whilst Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi and Loris Capirossi battled it out on the Aprilia RS 125s and 250s in the late nineties. This was the heyday for the 2-strokes.


  • 2011 Silverstone MotoGP: Riders React

    2011 Silverstone MotoGP: Riders React

    2011 MotoGP

    On a slick Silverstone Circuit, Casey Stoner took his 34th World Championship victory, including his fourth in the 2011 MotoGP Championship.

    Due to his win at Round 6 of 18, Stoner now has the MotoGP Championship lead, 18 ahead of Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo, who crashed out of Sunday’s Silverstone race.





  • Qatar MotoGP Test: Day 1 Honda Hoot

    Qatar MotoGP Test: Day 1 Honda Hoot

    2011 MotoGP Test

    The final preparations of the 2011 MotoGP pre-season commenced at the Losail International Circuit on Sunday, as the premier class completed the first of two days of night-time testing at the track which will host the opening round of the campaign next weekend.


  • Valmy Sponsors Pramac Racing MotoGP

    Valmy Sponsors Pramac Racing MotoGP

    MotoGP News

    For the 2011 MotoGP World Championship season, Pramac Racing Team has reached a one-year agreement with French company Valmy.

    Valmy’s logo will be placed on both Ducati Desmosedici GP11 MotoGP machines ridden by French rider Randy de Puniet and Italian rider Loris Capirossi. The logo will also appear on de Puniet’s leathers.


  • Ben Spies 2011 Yamaha | Wallpaper

    Ben Spies 2011 Yamaha | Wallpaper

    MotoGP Wallpaper

    Ben Spies is no stranger to MotoGP. He replaced the injured Loris Capirossi at the 2008 British GP and secured a 14th place finish. He went on to sample three more wild-card rides, scoring a brilliant eighth place finish at Laguna Seca and an even more impressive 6th at Indianapolis.


  • Capirossi & Ducati Ready for 2011 MotoGP

    Capirossi & Ducati Ready for 2011 MotoGP

    2011 MotoGP

    At last week’s first official test of the 2011 MotoGP season at Sepang, Loris Capirossi was 13th fastest aboard the Pramac Racing Ducati.

    And although much work needs to be completed, the Italian says the GP11 has much potential for the 2011 MotoGP season.


  • MotoGP racing numbers, facts and fun

    MotoGP racing numbers, facts and fun

    156 - Following the Catalan Grand Prix, Valentino Rossi has made 156 Grand Prix starts in the premier-class, the same as Jack Findlay whose career spanned from 1958 to 1978. Only five riders have started more races in the premier-class: Alex Barros (245 premier-class starts), Carlos Checa (192), Loris Capirossi (177), Kenny Roberts Jnr (167) and Sete Gibernau (158)


  • Gibernau returns to MotoGP after injury

    Gibernau returns to MotoGP after injury

    Sete Gibernau will return to motorcycle racing action at the MotoGP in Catalunya next weekend, even though he will be at less than 100% fitness.

    Podium finisher at the Montmeló track for three consecutive years between 2003 and 2005, Gibernau’s participation in the sixth round of the 2009 MotoGP World Championship looked to be in doubt after he fractured his collarbone at the Grand Prix de France last month.


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