MotoGP: Garry McCoy Splits with FB Corse

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Garry McCoy dissociates from FB Corse. McCoy and italian FB Corse Team have decided in mutual consent to finish the relationship started the 30th of January 2010.

Garry says: "After spending the last 4 months training at top level, today I am at my best mentally and physically to race.

My goal is to come back to the World Championship. I thought FB Corse was ready to do the step but they haven’t accomplished the needs till now required.

Hopefully soon, I will be able to update you with more news." -OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM GARRY McCOY 05-06-10

From McCoy’s Facebook Page…

Garry McCoy has spent a decade in grand prix racing, proving his ability many times. Taking advantage of his small stature, he first raced in 125s but he really seemed to burst onto the scene in 2000, when he won the season’s first 500cc race in spectacular style, entertaining the fans, and his rivals, all year long.

His ability to go faster by sliding the rear of his bikes has its roots in speedway riding and has earned him the nickname of The Slide King.

After the launch of the movie "Faster" in 2003, Garry has managed to excite an entire generation of MotoGP fans, taking in the U.S one of its biggest Fan Club.

His seniority in the circuits has earned him recognition throughout the press and his very personal way of riding is strong and determined with great fighting spirit.

Garry runs for passion but in the first place for victory. This year he definitely returns where he belongs to: MOTOGP.

Name: Garry McCoy
Nickname: Slide King
Born: April 18, 1972
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Residence: Andorra
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 58 kg
Grand Prix début : 1992 AUS 125cc
Ride his first bike: Age 5

List of Favourites
Book: Motorbike Manual’s
Movie: Alien
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson
Actress: Sharon Stone
Idol: Bruce Lee
Music: Megadeth
Bike: Harley Davidson
Car: Ferrari
Fashion: Ed Hardy by Christian Audigier
Food: Pasta
Animal: Crocodile
Hobbies: Speedway, Jet Ski, Trial, Motocross


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One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007 and is currently Editor at Large at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of 365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).