NO REST FOR HAWK KAWASAKI

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As the British Superbike season has a three-week break the action is non-stop for the Hawk Kawasaki squad who are busy working hard preparing for the remainder of the season. Firstly an update on Hawk Superbike rider Dean Thomas who was involved in a serious incident with James Haydon at Snetterton. Thomas is now at home resting after being discharged from hospital on Thursday 22nd June, he … [Read more...]

CARDOSO AND SILVA: DETERMINATION FOR DONINGTON PARK

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Third and last of three consecutive races in Europe, the British Grand Prix, that will take place at Donington Park this weekend, will be the ninth round of the 2006 MotoGP World Championship. Real feat of strength, this appointment in England is significant for both riders of the Team PRAMAC D’ANTIN MOTOGP. JOSE LUIS CARDOSO wants to confirm the good result he obtained in the incredible race of … [Read more...]

MOTOGP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REACHES MID-POINT WITH BRITISH GP

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The 2006 MotoGP World Championship moves past half-distance at Donington Park this weekend with Loris Capirossi still third in the points chase despite the injuries he sustained in the big turn-one crash at Catalunya on June 18. Unluckily that race was the first of three back-to-back MotoGP events, so the determined Italian contested last weekend's Dutch TT with painful chest injuries, finishing … [Read more...]

PEUGEOT SATELIS 125 SCOOTER

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Peugeot’s new 125cc Maxi Scooter focuses on ingenuity to enhance performance Peugeot have consistently topped the UK sales charts with their 50 and 100cc scooters and the French Company’s new Satelis will set new standards in the competitive maxi scooter market. Their in-house team have utilised their experience in automotive design to create a scooter that borrows 4-wheel technology to … [Read more...]

CAMEL YAMAHA TEAM SEEK DONINGTON RETRIBUTION

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The Camel Yamaha Team head for the third race in as many weekends looking to end a gruelling run of races on a high as the MotoGP World Championship arrives in Great Britain this weekend. Following on from the elation of victory at Catalunya and the double disappointment of an injury for Valentino Rossi and a final-bend crash for Colin Edwards at Assen, the Donington Park race represents an ideal … [Read more...]

REVIEW: MOTO MORINI 9 1/2

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MOTO MORINI 9 1/2: OUR WAY OF EXPERIENCING THE ROAD The second product of the new generation of Moto Morini motorcycles is called the 9 1/2, a name that by itself speaks a thousand words -- because it so clearly conveys how inspired Moto Morini was by the extraordinary and unforgettable 3 1/2 in creating the 9 1/2. The easiness of the ride, the rational approach to the technical solutions … [Read more...]

BAYLISS EXTENDS UNBEATEN RUN TO EIGHT FOR DUCATI XEROX

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Misano Adriatico (Italy), Sunday 25 June:   Troy Bayliss extended his unbeaten run to eight at Misano Adriatico as the first race saw the Ducati Xerox Team rider take a superb win from seventh on the grid. With clinical efficiency Bayliss picked off the six riders ahead of him on the track one by one to take the lead on lap 11 and power to the 25 points. The second race of the day could … [Read more...]

PITT TAKES FIRST WSB WIN AS HAGA MOVES INTO SECOND

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Round: 6 - Misano Circuit: Misano Date: 25 June 2006 Crowd: 61000 Temp: 30ºC Weather: Sunny Andrew Pitt took his first ever win in the Superbike World Championship at Misano today as team-mate Noriyuki Haga gave the Yamaha Motor Italia squad its first ever double podium finish in the class. After colliding with another rider and failing to score in the opening race, the Australian rode … [Read more...]

WALKER RIDES TO FOURTH PLACE IN MISANO

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After the disappointment of a first race crash was consigned to the memory, Chris Walker (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse) took his ZX-10R to a fighting fourth, losing out on the team's first 2006 podium by just over half a second. Regis Laconi (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse) scored sixth earlier in the day, while Fonsi Nieto (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse) had a personal Misano best of eighth in race one. In the first … [Read more...]

ASSEN: ROSSI IN DOUBT FOR RACE DAY

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The effects of Valentino Rossi's Thursday morning high-side may have taken a day to fully catch up with the Italian, but they have now put his attendance in Saturday's race in serious doubt. Rossi fractured his hand and ankle in the Thursday free practice fall, but was able to return to action in the afternoon session. However, his injuries then deteriorated overnight and the seven-times world … [Read more...]