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Milwaukee Yamaha to miss 2014 Isle of Man TT

Posted: Tuesday 07 January 2014 at 16:59 PM / Race News

  Milwaukee Power Tools have withdrawn their support for Shaun Muir’s SMR Yamaha team for the 2014 Isle of Man TT. The announcement comes after new Superbike technical regulations for the 2014 TT made it impossible for the Yamaha superbike to be competitive and the ‘inflexibility’ of the organisers. “The decision to withdraw our support […]

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Sam Sunderland – Dakar Rally stage win

Posted: Tuesday 07 January 2014 at 09:11 AM / Race News

British racer Sam Sunderland has finally bagged his first stage win in the Dakar. We met Sam a couple of years ago in Qatar and it was clear that he had the talent and the drive to beat the best racers in the world. A couple of setbacks have snagged him over he two years, […]

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Sam Sunderland – 2014 Dakar rally

Posted: Monday 06 January 2014 at 09:34 AM / Race News

British off road racer Sam Sunderland has finished day one of the Dakar rally in eighth position. The factory Honda rider is aiming to give HRC their first Dakar victory since 1989. His team mate Joan Barreda is topping the leader board after the first stage. Here’s a snippet from the press release. Honda had […]

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Honda threaten to pull out of MotoGP after 2016

Posted: Wednesday 18 December 2013 at 10:05 AM / Race News

Honda MotoGP boss Shuhei Nakamoto has warned that if Dorna go ahead with plans to introduce control ECU’s from 2016 then Honda would almost certainly quit MotoGP. On the topic of the proposed cost cutting measures he said: “Should MotoGP go for a control ECU, it’s 99 per cent sure Honda will leave. The reason […]

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Kiyonari joins Buildbase BMW for 2014

Posted: Tuesday 17 December 2013 at 09:02 AM / Race News

Three times BSB winner Ryuichi Kiyonari has confirmed his plans for 2014, in a move to Buildbase BMW. Here’s the official line from the team press release. Ryuichi Kiyonari, three-time BSB Champion, has signed with the Buildbase BMW Motorrad team to ride the BMW S 1000 RR in the 2014 British Superbike Championship. The 31-year-old […]

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Honda pull out of BSB

Posted: Friday 13 December 2013 at 10:06 AM / Race News

Honda have just officially announced that they won’t be fielding a team in BSB in 2014. The Championship winning team from 2013 have decided to concentrate on other projects for the year, but with title sponsor Samsung not renewing their contract, things may not be as clear cut as Honda would like us to think. […]

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Shane Byrne announces 2014 race plans

Posted: Thursday 12 December 2013 at 17:08 PM / Race News

With rumours abound that Shakey might be heading back to international racing, the announcement has just been made that he’ll be sticking with BSB and the Paul Bird Motorsport team in 2014. Here’s the team press release. Paul Bird Motorsport (PBM) are ready to fight to regain the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship title in […]

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Sean Emmett bailed until March 2014.

Posted: Thursday 12 December 2013 at 09:23 AM / Race News

Despite finally being allowed to fly home from the UAE, following the tragic death of his wife, GP, WSB and BSB racer Sean Emmett was arrested upon arrival at Heathrow.¬†Emmett, 43, had stopped in Dubai on his way home from a race as a newlywed with his 27 year-old wife Abbie. During their honeymoon she […]

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Honda unveil new team for 2014 EWC

Posted: Monday 02 December 2013 at 11:55 AM / Race News

Honda has unveiled their team and plans for the 2014 Endurance World Championship. The TT legends team that has contested the championship for the last three years has been dropped, in favour of a French riding team. Freddy Foray, Sebastien Gimbert and Julian Da Costa will ride from the team, which will continue to operate […]

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An interview with Casey Stoner

Posted: Friday 29 November 2013 at 09:23 AM / Race News

With rumours abound that Casey Stoner has been offered big bucks to ride the Suzuki in MotoGP for 2015, we thought now was the time to take a look back at an interview we did with him in 2011. Who wouldn’t want to see him back on the grid? At Le Mans, Casey Stoner became […]

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