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WSB: Tommy Hill signs with Honda for 2009

"I am absolutely over the moon about it" says Brit ace

TOMMY HILL has signed a deal to ride in World Superbike for 2009.
The battling Brit will ride a fully kitted FireBlade in the championship for the Althea Honda squad.Hill was due to contest the World Supersport championship for the Althea Honda set-up this year but two massive crashes, neither through any fault of Hill, wrecked his year with two time-consuming leg injuries.

Speaking from Vallelunga, Hill told visordown: "The team are fielding both WSB and WSS bikes next year and I thought I was in with a shout of being on the WSS again hopefully.

"But they sat me down and said that because I'd raced in the BSB championship for four years against Leon, Tom and the rest they wanted to give me my shot on the big bike.

"I am absolutely over the moon about it."

Hill will line up alongside BSB's Tom Sykes and Johnny Rea who will race for Yamaha and Ten Kate respectively in the big bike class.

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