Hopkins MotoGP Crash Update
While practicing in Brno last week for what would be his second Wildcard entry in MotoGP, John "Hopper" Hopkins crashed the Rizla Suzuki GSV-R.
Things were looking good for John Hopkins heading into Saturday’s third and final MotoGP practice session at Brno.
The Wildcard Rizla Suzuki rider posted times within the top 10 on Friday, showing his competitive edge in MotoGP, a series he competed in from 2002-2008.
2011 British Superbike
Josh Brookes took his first win of the 2011 British Superbike season Saturday at race one of three at Brands Hatch (Round 8).
The Relentless Suzuki rider of Australia was victorious after choosing a harder tire, finishing ahead of HM Plant Honda’s Shane Byrne and Swan Yamaha’s Tommy Hill.
2011 Isle of Man TT
American racer Mark Miller will ride for the Splitlath Motorsport squad during the 2011 Isle of Man TT fuelled by Monster Energy.
Last year’s TT Zero winner will line up alongside the team’s British Superbike Championship rider Hudson Kennaugh.
They will have a pair of Aprilia RSV4s for their assault on the Mountain course.
Short circuit regular Simon Andrews has been confirmed as the latest high profile newcomer aiming to make their Isle of Man TT debut in 2011.