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September 25, 2020

Marc Marquez returns to the MotoGP paddock

Marc Marquez returns to the MotoGP paddock For the first time since Jerez, July 25, Marc Marquez has returned to the MotoGP paddock to catch up with the Repsol Honda Team and update them on his recovery. After completing his PCR test, the eight-time World Champion was eager to get back and see his […]

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September 25, 2020

Macau Grand Prix 'not an option' for Burrows Engineering/RK Racing team

Macau Grand Prix ‘not an option’ for Burrows Engineering/RK Racing team Derek Sheils on the Burrows Engineering/RK Racing Suzuki at the 2019 Macau Grand Prix. Northern Ireland’s Burrows Engineering/RK Racing team will miss November’s Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix for the first time in seven years due to a series of tough Covid-19 measures required […]

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September 25, 2020

Team ILR – Solid Debut by Loughlin at Oulton Park

Team ILR – Solid Debut by Loughlin at Oulton Park Covid Times. Joe Loughlin on the grid at Oulton Park with Team ILR owner-manager Ian Lougher. Photo: Team ILR Team ILR brought the curtain down on a Covid 19 decimated race season with a return to the British Supersport Championship paddock after a year’s […]

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September 25, 2020

Pursuit of consistency: "The season starts now"

Pursuit of consistency: “The season starts now” The riders in the Catalan GP Press Conference outlined where their strengths and weaknesses lie as MotoGP™ hits the halfway point in 2020 The pursuit of consistency. It’s what all the riders are currently trying to achieve in this topsy-turvy 2020 MotoGP™ World Championship and in the […]

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September 24, 2020

BMW unveils NEW M 1000 RR superbike

BMW unveils NEW M 1000 RR superbike A new motorbike has been revealed by BMW with the M 1000 RR based on the current S 1000 RR model… German manufacturer BMW has unveiled a brand-new motorbike, the BMW M 1000 RR, with the contents “consistently aligned with the motorsport requirements from customer sport to […]

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September 24, 2020

Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Raring to Go for Catalunya Contest

Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Raring to Go for Catalunya Contest Fresh from a brilliant win in Misano, the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team heads to the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for this weekend’s Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, with which they share the t**le sponsor. Fresh from a brilliant win in Misano, the Monster […]

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September 24, 2020

No spectators at Donington Park Bennetts BSB

No spectators at Donington Park Bennetts BSB The UK government confirmed yesterday (22 September) that plans for socially distanced fans to return to large elite sport events from 1 October have been paused. This is due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases across the country. Unfortunately, the decision rules out spectators for the […]

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September 24, 2020

Ray McCullough Held in Admiration

Ray McCullough Held in Admiration Ray McCullough, a quiet unassuming Ulsterman became part of Irish road racing folklore through his extraordinary racing career amassing over 170 wins that spanned three decades. Ray’s ‘racing story’ is told in this latest road race DVD, published by road racing film director Colin James of Waldovision fame. The […]

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