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  • Knockhill British Superbike | Preview

    Knockhill British Superbike | Preview

    2011 British Superbike

    This weekend, the fifth round of the 2011 British Superbike Championship gets underway at Knockhill.

    HM Plant Honda rider Shane Byrne leads the series after three British SBK victories, but not far behind is his rival, the American John Hopkins on the Samsung Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000, who will be seeking another victory in Knockhill.


  • Croft British Superbike: Qualifying Results

    Croft British Superbike: Qualifying Results

    2011 British Superbike

    Qualifying for the third round of the 2011 British Superbike Championship got underway in rainy conditions Saturday at Croft in North Yorkshire. But this didn’t stop Shane Byrne from posting the quickest lap of 1:20.069 to take the pole aboard the HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR.


  • Ducati UK launches 848 race series

    Ducati UK launches 848 race series

    The 848 Challenge – fifteen races, eight rounds, four world championship circuits, two overseas rounds and two thousand pounds worth of Ducati Corse Riding Gear.

    Ducati UK and New Era Motorcycle Club have joined forces to launch a prestigious ‘one-make series’ based on Ducati’s stunning 848 Superbike.

    The race series to be known as the 848 Challenge will be run over eight rounds, six in the UK and two in Europe incorporating four world championship circuits. Each of the UK rounds will host two races. Misano will also hold two races with Assen being a single race.


  • Shane Byrne to ride Ducati Superbike in 2010

    Shane Byrne to ride Ducati Superbike in 2010

    The Ducati Althea Racing Team has made a decision with regard to the next season of competition in the World Superbike Championship. Team owner and General Director Genesio Bevilacqua has reached an agreement with Shane Byrne who will join the Ducati Althea Superbike Team in 2010.

    The English rider will be team-mate to the Spanish rider Carlos Checa on the Ducati Superbikes. "Shakey" as his supporters call him, participated in the last Superbike world championship riding a Ducati bike and reaching the eighth final position in the riders championship standing.


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