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MotoGP News Archive. 398

March 2001

20 March MotoGP 500 newcomer Tohru led the second day of testing at Suzuka in riding the NSR Honda. The former 250 rider recovered from a of flu to lead the Marlboro Yamaha’s of Checa and Max Biaggi.

Open Rossi tops first day at

19 March 2001: With the GP of the 2001 season taking at Suzuka on April 8, the MotoGP have begun fine their machines for the Japanese with Honda’s Valentino setting the initial pace.

fastest was Carlos Checa on his Yamaha – but almost half a adrift of the Italian. MotoGP Noriyuki Haga was third the 5.864km track that a motorcycle and motor science facility.

Open article New for Walker

14 March 2001: GP500 graduate Chris will start the new season at a in Japan next month because he won’t be testing at with his peers.

Open Jacque back on track

14 2001: Injured Yamaha Olivier Jacque will to testing in time for the start of the season, it has been confirmed.

article Team Roberts with one rider

12 March The British based Team will compete in this MotoGP 500cc Championship just one rider – the impressive Jurgen vd Goorbergh.

9 March Marlboro Yamaha Team Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa their European pre-season programme at a cool and windy Circuit yesterday.

The pair the two-day session feeling that their 2001 machines are now well dialled in for the MotoGP season that on 8 April at Suzuka, Japan.

8 2001: Following recent Yamaha have confirmed American John Kocinski has contracted by Yamaha Motor Co. Japan, to carry out a preliminary of the Grand Prix four-… motorcycle, codename OW-M1.

article Haga impresses, catches up

6 March 2001: Alex Barros set the fastest the performance of former World Championship Yamaha rider Haga equally impressed the in Barcelona at the weekend.

Haga, the Yamaha, was just three of one second behind Barros and second place with Japanese Yamaha rider Abe.

5 March 2001: Alex marked his final European test by setting the fastest in Montmel-, with a last lap on qualifying tyres.

The West Pons rider left it on the second and final day of the test, bolting on a set of ‘qualifyers’ and setting a 0.3secs quicker than the Red Bull Honda rider Haga.

4 March 2001: The Honda Pons team at the Montmel- circuit on the outskirts of started with good and ended with Barros inside the circuit record.

article MotoGP: Over 1.5 spectators in 2000

3 March Over one and a half million watched the 16 round MotoGP Championship last year.

article West Honda prepare for Montmelo test

2 2001: The members of the West Pons team have at the Montmel- circuit, on the outskirts of and are ready to start testing the next two days.

Loris has recovered from the flu and travelled to in perfect physical condition. Barros, who has a house in Barcelona, has used the last few days to from the injuries he sustained in his at Estoril.

February 2001

28 2001: After threatening the top with his pace in the last few Tohru Ukawa finally the Yamaha dominance when he put his at the top of the timesheets on the second day in Valencia.

article West Honda quit Valencia test

27 2001: With the weather in Spain not improving today, and falling on the already cold at two o’clock this afternoon ruling out any more useful the West Honda Pons decided to call it quits.

article Valencia IRTA – day one: February 26

27 February Noriyuki Haga put his Red Bull just 0.001secs ahead of Ukawa to head the first day of in Valencia – while Katoh his domination of the 250cc class.

completed a mammoth 99 laps on the way to his best time of 1min while new Repsol Honda Ukawa presented the only challenge to his fellow countryman.

26 February 2001: Youichi Ui again showed that he to go one better than last and claim the 125cc World after finishing the two day IRTA 0.817secs clear of his nearest

Open article Van den Goorbergh up the establishment

25 February 2001: New KR3 rider Jurgen Van den Goorbergh put and the three-cylinder lightweight, firmly in the at the second round of IRTA held over three at the Portuguese GP circuit of Estoril.

24 2001: Loris Capirossi the times with a new lap record on the day of the IRTA test in Estoril,

Open article Estoril test – day two: February 22

23 2001: Marlboro Yamaha’s Max replaced his teammate at the top of the timesheets the second day of testing in Estoril.

in a shock second place was Van Den Goorbergh, underlining the Proton KR’s capability. The Dutchman’s was just 0.179secs off the Italian’s while Carlos Checa Marlboro Yamaha’s performance the third fastest time.

22 2001: With bad weather at the Portuguese circuit, the 250 and 500 MotoGP struggled for grip all day, Marlboro Yamaha’s Carlos gain emerging as fastest.

article New Sponsor for Suzuki

22 2001: Suzuki’s motorcycles a little different this As well as the coveted Number One the fairing has a splash of red, the arrival of a new sponsor — — for the team that Kenny Roberts Jr. to a first win last season.

The long-time racing backers are secondary of the factory Suzuki team, Telefonica MoviStar the main Although the tobacco giant has had a association with top-level GP racing, this is it

Open Criville out of Estoril test

21 2001: Alex Criville has forced to miss the IRTA test following a hand he sustained during at crash at

Open article West Pons head to Estoril

21 February 2001: With Capirossi and Alex Barros and fifth respectively at the end of the first test in Jerez, the team to Estoril looking to build on promising form.

Open article IRTA – Estoril: 125cc

21 February Youichi Ui emerged as the fastest rider after two days at Estoril, Portugal, closely by TSR Honda’s Nobby Ueda.

article vd Goorbergh: I want to be scared of us

19 February 2001: The of the Proton team’s challenge to the factories who dominate GP racing was at the Spanish GP circuit of Jerez when Dutch rider van den Goorbergh put the lightweight three-cylinder right in among the best of the V4 heavyweights.

Riding the refined and Mk3 machine, Jurgen placed ahead of a number of V4 riders, Suzuki’s defending World Kenny Roberts Junior and GP Garry McCoy’s Red Bull

Open article IRTA – day five: February 18

19 February After leading the time during the first two days of the Marlboro Yamaha Team found themselves pushed second and third by Valentino on the final day of the IRTA test in

18 February 2001: Following the launch of the Moto GP team in Jeremy McWilliams was to … the GP series, the squad has run off the rails before it has left the station, it was today (Feb 17) at Jerez.

have been bounded the test that the team was in and as to why they were not present Jeremy and German lady Katja Poensgen.

18 February The Marlboro Yamaha Team to lead the competition during the Jerez IRTA test, Max Biaggi the only rider to into the 42s with a lap of 1min lap – 0.193 seconds faster his nearest rival, Loris on the new West Honda Pons.

article IRTA test – day February 16

16 February 2001: The 250 and MotoGP teams took to the circuit today as they their preparations for the 2001

Open article Suzuki’s new on test in Jerez

16 February The 2001 Suzuki at Jerez weekend, the XRB1, is an evolutionary forward from last title-winning machine, Warren explains the key differences between years and last years

Open article Yamaha factory four-… GP motorcycle

16 2001: Yamaha has released of its all-new four-… prototype to debut in the 2002 World with Max Biaggi and Carlos revealing their initial of the machine.

Open article sends Suzuki warning

16 2001: MOTOGP 500cc Champion Kenny Roberts has said that Suzuki have work to do on their GP bike if they are to repeat season’s title winning

Open article West Pons launched at Jerez

16 2001: Two World Championship Spaniard Sito Pons and joined forces to launch a new Grand Prix team in last night, February 15.

will be the title sponsor of the Pons team in the 16-round MotoGP World Championship starts at Suzuka, Japan, on 8.

16 February 2001: Aprilia’s rookie Gaspare Caffiero the MotoGP teams in Jerez he outpaced the established front-runners on the day of the IRTA tests in Spain.

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article IRTA test day one: February 14

15 February Derbi’s Manuel Poggiali fastest after the first day of the tests in Jerez, Spain.

article Laconi eyes Prix return

14 February Regis Laconi has admitted he hopes to return to Grand racing despite making the to Superbikes for this season.

The finished 12th in last 500cc World Championship Red Bull Yamaha, but then his seat alongside Gary to ex-Superbike ace Noriyuki Haga. of offers from factory Laconi decided to make the to Superbikes after taking up an from Aprilia.

Open Crafar takes up new job in Sepang

12 2001: Having left the arena as a rider, Simon was present at last week’s test in his new capacity as an Ohlins

Open article New Yamaha in pre-season tests

8 February Yamaha’s 2001 YZR500 a strong debut during the Yamaha factory test, January 28 to 31. Both Max Biaggi and McCoy set the pace during the test with a 2min lap apiece.

Open article Walker: is an extremely quick bike!

1 2001: The rain in Spain away from the circuit of long enough to allow Walker and Leon Haslam the to make their respective on 500cc Hondas.

Walker was the centre of attention as he completed his tentative laps on the NSR 500 he has spent the few weeks dreaming about. is an extremely quick bike,” the 4-time British Superbike I’ve been looking to riding it for the last few weeks and it has met all my

Open article Honda to unveil new team at Jerez

1 2001: It has been announced the presentation of the new West Honda team is to take place at on February 15.

January 2001

31 2001: Marlboro Yamaha duo Max Biaggi and Carlos Checa completed a four-day test at Sepang — but rain them from achieving the progress.

Open article breaks arm in Malaysia test

30 2001: 250cc World Olivier Jacque has broken his arm after crashing in a pre-season at Sepang, Malaysia.

The accident when the Frenchman apparently put his Yamaha into first instead of second as he approached a on just his fourth lap.

was thrown from the bike as — and broke his forearm as he the Gauloises Yamaha Tech 3 was then taken immediately to for tests.

26 January 2001: New Advance Honda signings Walker and Leon Haslem their first laps on the 500cc Honda, during yesterday at Jerez, Spain.

23 2001: TSR have announced Nobby Ueda will be the Road Racing and Superbike at the Alexandra Palace, North this weekend.

Open Tech 3 confirms 500cc

22 January 2001: After the 2000 season, clinching and second in the MotoGP 250 championship at the of Olivier Jacque and Shinya respectively, the Tech 3 Yamaha is now set to take on the big guns in the premier 500 with the support of the French brand Gauloises.

The announcement of the 3 Yamaha and Gauloises two-year came during a press held at Monaco, France, and the Tech 3 team in the prime to face their new challenge

Open article Roberts a splash in Sepang

18 January World Champion Kenny and the rest of the Telef-nica MoviStar team opened the new year’s season at Sepang in Malaysia and conquered equatorial flood to complete their first-run sessions early.

Open Ukawa weathers the storm

17 2001: Team Repsol YPF pre-season preparations were hit by bad as the team travelled to Malaysia on 14-16. Tohru Ukawa was the only rider present, teammate Alex Criville recovering from his finger

Open article Vincent at Pulse Racing

12 January The Padgetts team have that Jay Vincent, who rode for the last season, will the 2001 500cc World with the French based Racing Team.

Vincent join Australian Mark on a Swissauto V4 500cc machine, in an 2001 Kenny Roberts His first taste of his new machine be in the IRTA tests at Jerez, and Valencia in the coming weeks.

11 2001: The decision, made as last Friday and apparently on the of non-competitiveness in the 500cc class, the small Italian outfit in 1958 will not play a in the 2001 MotoGP World

Giuseppe Pattoni’s team its first steps in motorcycle with a young Mike in the saddle of modified 125 and 175cc gaining a place at the Tourist before Paton stepped up its activity in the 1960’s with the of

Open article Provisional lists — 2001

9 January 2001: Nominated and riders for the forthcoming MotoGP

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