ILMOR MOTOGP ANNOUNCE RIDERS FOR 2007

Northampton 18.12.06: Ending months of speculation, Mario Illien, Ilmor GP Team Owner today announced that Jeremy McWilliams and Andrew Pitt will make up the Ilmor 2007 MotoGP line up. Despite his crash in Jerez back in November where he suffered a fractured left femur McWilliams is well on the way to recovery, both he and ex-Kawasaki rider Pitt spent time today at the teams engineering … [Read more...]

DUCATI XEROX TEAM GET DOWN TO DESERT TESTING IN QATAR

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Bologna (Italy), Tuesday 19th December 2006: The 2006 season might have been a successful one for the Ducati Xerox Team but the squad is already hard at work for next year in this week's Pirelli Development Teams test session at the Losail circuit in Qatar. In the session, which is being attended by one selected development team from each of the five manufacturers involved in World Superbike, … [Read more...]

ISLE OF MAN TT – 100 YEARS OF ROAD RACING

A hundred years on and thrill seekers still venture to the Isle of Man every summer for the same reason the gentlemen of 1907 did, the Tourist Trophy more commonly known as the Isle of Man TT. It was the spirit of competition and advancement that brought the original TT competition to the Island as racing on the highways and byways of Britain was impossible, forbidden by Act of Parliament and … [Read more...]

SHAKEY BYRNE SIGNS FOR STOBART HONDA

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After weeks of speculation, Paul Bird Motorsport is pleased to announce that Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne and Tom Sykes are the two riders to contest the 2007 British Superbike Championship for the Stobart Honda team. Following two seasons in MotoGP followed by a year back in BSB in 2006, 29 year old Byrne, originally from Sittingbourne in Kent but now resident in Zurich, rejoins the team that took … [Read more...]

CAMEL AND YAMAHA MOTOGP PART

Following Camel’s recent announcement, Yamaha Factory Racing would like to express its thanks to Camel and Japan Tobacco International for their partnership and support over the 2006 MotoGP season.   Our thanks go out to all those involved in the project; they have formed an important part of our team over the past year.   It has been a great honour for Yamaha to work with … [Read more...]

CAMEL AND YAMAHA MOTOGP PART

Following Camel’s recent announcement, Yamaha Factory Racing would like to express its thanks to Camel and Japan Tobacco International for their partnership and support over the 2006 MotoGP season.   Our thanks go out to all those involved in the project; they have formed an important part of our team over the past year.   It has been a great honour for Yamaha to work with … [Read more...]

ILMOR MOTOGP ANNOUNCE TEAM MANAGER

London 04.12.06: Ending months of speculation following Ilmor's launch in Estoril, Mike Janes was officially announced today as the Ilmor MotoGP team manager by team owner, Mario Illien. Selected for his talent and experience, Janes was a natural candidate having built himself a formidable reputation working within motorsport over the past 15 years.   Commenting on the appointment … [Read more...]

CAMEL YAMAHA TEAM LOOK TO END DRAMATIC SEASON ON A HIGH

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Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang, Malaysia 8, 9, 10 September 2006 One of the closest MotoGP World Championships in history heads into its final stage this weekend as the series heads out to Malaysia for the first of a five-race spell across three continents. Races at Sepang, Phillip Island (Australia), Motegi (Japan), Estoril (Portugal) and Valencia (Spain), will decide the destiny of a … [Read more...]