STEVE MARTIN QUITS DFX HONDA

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Following further discussions with DFX Honda team boss Daniele Carli yesterday, Steve Martin has decided it is not possible to find a workable solution to continue racing with the Italian squad for the remainder of the season. "I've based my decision on the fact that this whole situation has now become unworkable," Steve explained. "I want to race competitively and safely, and you can't do that … [Read more...]

STEVE MARTINS SPANISH SAGA

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The third round of the Superbike World Championship at Valencia in Spain proved another saga filled race meeting for Steve Martin, with the ongoing events of the weekend leaving him speechless. The vastly experienced Aussie rider was initially left perplexed when he was approached by fellow countryman Andrew Pitt, informing him that the DFX team had contacted him about testing the Honda CBR1000 … [Read more...]

STEVE MARTIN LEFT WITHOUT A RIDE

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Steve Martin was today unexpectedly informed that his ride with the DFX Honda World Superbike team was no longer available, due to lack of finances for the Italian squad. Just days before being due to leave his home in Switzerland for the next round of the championship at Donington in the UK, the vastly experienced Aussie rider was clearly disappointed and bemused by the news, commenting, … [Read more...]

MARTIN WITHOUT A RIDE FOR REST OF WSBK SEASON

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Steve Martin was today unexpectedly informed that his ride with the DFX Honda World Superbike team was no longer available, due to lack of finances for the Italian squad. Just days before being due to leave his home in Switzerland for the next round of the championship at Donington in the UK, the vastly experienced Aussie rider was clearly disappointed and bemused by the news, commenting, … [Read more...]

FOGGY PETRONAS HOPING TO CONTINUE UPWARD TREND

Foggy PETRONAS Racing head to Germany for the tenth round of the Superbike World Championship hoping to improve on their best results of the season at Assen last weekend. Steve Martin scored good points in both races and, although team-mate Craig Jones suffered further misfortune, he also showed signs of improvement. The riders now face a challenge of a different kind, with the smooth, … [Read more...]

MONZA: FOGGY PETRONAS RACING

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FPR: Monza takes its toll The intense demands of the Monza circuit took their toll on the Foggy PETRONAS Racing team as Steve Martin and Craig Jones were unable to complete a race. Mechanical problems which had been evident during the two days of qualifying persisted on race day, while championship leader Troy Bayliss romped to victory in both contests to extend his championship lead. Team … [Read more...]