ITALIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX AT MUGELLO TO 2011

This weekend, the Mugello International Circuit hosts the Italian Grand Prix Alice, the sixth round of the 2006 MotoGP series. On the eve of the event, Ferrari Managing Director Jean Todt and Dorna Sports SL CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta, signed today in Maranello a five year agreement (2007 – 2011) which endorses Mugello with the title of the Italian Grand Prix. “Over the years, the Mugello … [Read more...]

ARCHIBALD HAS TO WAIT HIS TURN AT TT

Ulster's Adrian Archibald found himself stranded during the latest Isle of Man TT practice as the result of being black flagged by a marshal at Ramsey. The marshal was of the opinion that Archibald's Suzuki had an oil leak and waved him off the course. As a result Archibald spent all the practice as a spectator before returning to the pits at the end of the session. Hector Neill, owner of … [Read more...]

ANSTEY IN FORM FOR ISLE OF MAN TT

New Zealand rider Bruce Anstey has struck a rich vein of form going into the Isle of Man TT motorcycle races. The former Wellingtonian, now based in London, looks capable of adding to his haul of four titles when the 99th edition of the Isle of Man TT -- which twists through narrow roads on the island just off the west coast of England -- begin on Saturday. He is the defending champion in … [Read more...]

HAWK KAWASAKI COMPETING AT ISLE OF MAN TT

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Hawk Kawasaki are pleased to be running 36-year-old Carl Rennie at this year’s famous Isle of Man TT. The Lancashire based rider will be competing in the Superbike, Superstock and Supersport classes. Rennie will ride the Kawasaki 2005 ZX10-R in the Superbike Class, the 06 ZX10-R in the Superstock races and the ZX-6RR for the Supersport events. Rennie who has already competed for Hawk Kawasaki … [Read more...]

NEW TURN AT MALLORY PARK FOR RIZLA SUZUKI

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RIZLA SUZUKI racers James Haydon and Shane 'Shakey' Byrne will race at a revised Mallory Park circuit featuring a new chicane for the first time when the Bennetts British Superbike Championship visits the Leicestershire track for the sixth round this weekend. The chicane has been placed approximately half way round the famous Gerard's 180 degree corner in a bid to slow the Superbikes down to … [Read more...]

KIYO AND KARL READY FOR MALLORY PARK ACTION

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Honda Racing’s Ryuichi Kiyonari and Karl Harris make their way to Mallory Park this weekend (3/4 June) for the sixth round of the ever-competitive Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The HM Plant Honda Superbike riders are eager to get back on track after the cancellation of the fifth round at Mondello two weeks ago. In Ireland, Kiyonari demonstrated a blistering return to form and … [Read more...]

REA AND LAVERTY IN SEARCH OF ROSTRUM FINISHES AT MALLORY

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Red Bull Honda riders Jonathan Rea and Eugene Laverty head to Mallory Park circuit this weekend (3/4 May) for round six of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship and the British Supersport Championship respectively. Currently, 19-year-old Jonathan Rea lies in sixth place in the ultra-competitive British Superbike Championship and is raring to claim his first-ever BSB podium. So far this … [Read more...]

CAMEL YAMAHA TEAM: HOME RACE PRESENTS FRESH CHALLENGE

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The Camel Yamaha Team heads into its home Grand Prix this weekend looking to turn a stuttering start to the season into a consistent challenge for MotoGP World Championship honours. The fast and flowing Mugello circuit in Italy presents an entirely different challenge to the tight complexities of recent tracks such as Le Mans and Shanghai and both Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards hope it can also … [Read more...]

PRAMAC D’ANTIN MOTOGP: THE “HOME” RACE IS AT MUGELLO

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The Team PRAMAC D’ANTIN MOTOGP will be at home for the sixth round of the World Championship this weekend, which will take place at the Mugello, not far from the PRAMAC S.p.A. headquarters. The Tuscan track is one of the most beautiful and spectacular of the peninsula; a real masterpiece usually appreciated a lot by the riders that have the chance to use the full power of their machines. For the … [Read more...]

MCGUINNESS FASTEST IN TT PRACTICE

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John McGuinness set the fastest time of the week so far as he led the superbike hopefuls in Tuesday's Isle of Man TT practice session. The HM Plant Honda man posted a speed of 125.30mph which put him ahead of Guy Martin, Ian Hutchinson and Ian Lougher. Jason Griffith topped Tuesday's superstock session on the island with 123.38 which left him ahead of Guy Martin, McGuinness and … [Read more...]