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Mick Doohan

Former 500cc and MotoGP World Champion

Mick Doohan won five consecutive 500cc World Championships between 1994 and 1998, an achievement shared with Valentino Rossi, and second only to Giacomo Agostini, who won seven consecutive championships. In June 1996, Doohan was inducted as a Member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to motor sport and was made a Laureus Academy Member in 2011.

In Tribute to Marco Simoncelli

MotoGP at its best is incredibly exciting, but the passing of young Italian rider Marco Simoncelli in Malaysia last Sunday shows the unfortunate downside of our sport.
27/10/2011 22:28 BST