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May 15, 2005

May 16, 2005 - Three major World Championship events were held on the weekend - Rounds 5 & 6 or the World Touring Car Championship, Round 6 of the World Rally Championship and Round 4 of the World MotoGP Championship. Click on the links to go to Gizmag's full coverage of each event. The biggest news of the weekend was the incredibly strong rumour that the World's best motorcycle rider, Italian Valentino Rossi, is headed for Formula 1. While the story emanated from Italy and looks like a "beat up" some interesting facts emerged, most importantly that Rossi is almost certainly considering the future beyond motorcycle racing and Formula 1 looks to be his next challenge.

May 16, 2005 - Three major World Championship events were held on the weekend - Rounds 5 & 6 or the World Touring Car Championship, Round 6 of the World Rally Championship and Round 4 of the World MotoGP Championship. Click on the links to go to Gizmag's full coverage of each event. The biggest news of the weekend was the incredibly strong rumour that the World's best motorcycle rider, Italian Valentino Rossi, is headed for Formula 1. While the story emanated from Italy and looks like a "beat up" some interesting facts emerged, most importantly that Rossi is almost certainly considering the future beyond motorcycle racing and Formula 1 looks to be his next challenge.

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Mike Hanlon Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks. All articles by Mike Hanlon
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