IF YOU want proof of the success of Ducati's 1098 Superbike andHypermotard, look no further than the brand's financial results forthe first nine months of 2007.Sales revenue during this period grew by 43.8 per cent year-on-yearto £224.2m. Operating profit rocketed 212 per cent to...
The UK off-road motorcycle and accessories business has breathed a big sigh of relief after attendance at the recent Dirt Bike Show jumped by ten per cent against 2006, following two years of steady decline.Held at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry on 6-9 December, this four-day even...
. Valentino Rossi fought hard to take fourth place at the chequered flag.Reigning world champion Nicky Hayden and Suzuki's John Hopkins collided at turn one on the opening lap. Hopkins finished 15th and Hayden retired later in the race. Nicky's brother, Roger
KAWASAKI CELEBRATE A TOP TEN TRIPLE AT LAGUNAThe Kawasaki Racing Team today saw all three of their riders come home in the top ten at the US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca. Randy de Puniet claimed 6th place, Anthony West 7th and wild card Roger Lee
Despite what you may have read in lesser organs, planned roadworkswhich could have seen a major change to the TT course have beenscrapped, says Roger Willis of Dealer News. The Isle of Man Government's Department of Transport hasbacked off from a
ISLE OF MAN Police Chief Constable Mike Langdon has been drafted in as the new TT Chief Marshal. Langdon has replaced TT Marshals Association stalwart Roger Hurst, who resigned following an ear- bashing from Manx coroner Michael Moyle in his
DUCATI'S SALES revenue in its first 2008 financial quarter to 31 March earned pole position on the industry grid with a 48 per cent increase to £112m, thanks to rip-snorting new top-dollar tackle like the 848 and 1098R Superbikes and Desmosedici RR. Operating profit punched throu...
THE ISLE of Man government has sacked its former TT television coverage provider and awarded rights to all TV production, sales and distribution – including mobile and on-line – relating to the TT races to big-league independent televised sports specialist North One until 2013. N...
The world's first ‘clean emissions’ Grand Prix - the TTxGP - is set to be staged on the Isle of Man’s 37.73-mile Mountain Course during next year’s TT festival.Billing it as ‘an exciting opportunity for leading global innovators in racing and clean emission technologies to compet...
FOLLOWING THE complete wash-out of the Ulster GP road races at Dundrod in Northern Ireland last week, the Manx Grand Prix is also now struggling against desperately unseasonal weather.The first MGP evening practice on Saturday 16 August was cancelled completely in the face of tor...
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