MARTIN FINNEGANS DEATH STUNS MOTORCYCLING COMMUNITY

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Tributes have been paid to motorcyclist Martin Finnegan after the Dublin rider's death in a crash at the Tandragee 100 event on Saturday. The rider's manager Barry Symmons spoke of his shock at the tragedy. "He was a really nice guy who was well-respected by his peers and someone with a true talent for road racing," said Mr Symmons. The rider's wife Brenda and his father were present at … [Read more...]

TAKE YOUR TEST NOW

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The word from the MCIA, who want to remind would-be bikers that time is running out to take the existing motorcycle test, before new rules come into play from September 2008; Now’s The Time To Get Your Motorcycle Licence’ Say The Motorcycle Industry As details of new motorcycle licence test arrangements for late 2008 are finalised by the Government, the Motor Cycle Industry Association … [Read more...]

MOLYNEUX AND HALLAM TO MISS ISLE OF MAN TT

HM Plant Honda sidecar riders Dave Molyneux and Craig Hallam will miss the 2006 Isle of Man TT after crashing out, at Rhencullen, in yesterday’s (1 June) practice session. Isle of Man-based Molyneux sustained a dislocated shoulder and a cut to his leg while Hallamsustained friction burns. It is a disappointing end to the pairing’s week-long practice; they demonstrated consistent strong … [Read more...]

WSBK TABLES

World Superbike Riders Championship (round 2 of 13) POSITION RIDER TEAM POINTS 1. TROY BAYLISS DUCATI XEROX 75 2. JAMES TOSELAND WINSTON TEN KATE HONDA 74 3. TROY CORSER TEAM ALSTARE SUZUKI CORONA EXTRA 63 4. ALEX BARROS TEAM KLAFFI HONDA 55 5. ANDREW PITT YAMAHA MOTOR ITALIA 45 6. NORIYUKI HAGA YAMAHA MOTOR ITALIA 42 7. ROBERTO … [Read more...]

WORLD SUPERBIKE TEST AT MISANO

From a press release issued by Team Yamaha Motor France - Ipone: Very positive tests Sébastien Gimbert was 11th during the tests at Misano, in the middle of a group of fast riders. Norick Abe was 19th (less than 2 seconds from Troy Corser who was in second position) in front of his team mate Shinishi Nakatomi. The Team Yamaha Motor France – Ipone prepared as well as possible the next … [Read more...]