BSB: James Ellison to ride for Hydrex Honda in 200

British MotoGP and AMA rider will partner Guy Martin

JAMES Ellison and Guy Martin have both signed to ride for Hydrex Honda in the 2008 British Superbike Championship. The pair will both ride Honda CBR1000RR Fireblades.

In addition to the British Superbike Championships, Guy Martin will contest the North West 200, Isle of Man TT, Ulster GP and Macau GP.

James Ellison has been away from the domestic series for the past three seasons, having been in Moto GP in 2005 and 2006 and the American AMA series for the factory backed Honda Corona team in 07, James brings his international experience to the British Championship and is hungry to make an impression in the worlds finest domestic series.

Guy Martin joined the team at the start of 2007 and has achieved a number of podiums at the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Ulster GP, committing himself to a full assault at the BSB championship, will also give Guy a perfect build up to the international road race events.

The team has pre-season testing planned for mid February at Calafat, Gaudix and Albacete in Spain, in readiness for the 2008 season.