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Monthly Archives: April 2024

ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team ready to race at the Cathedral of Speed

Michael van der Mark: "It’s really nice to come to Assen, my home round, and I think that we come there at the right time. We had two very good rounds before arriving at Assen with a lot of confidence which is always nice so I’m looking forward to it. It will be a busy weekend for me with a lot of friends and family but it’s great."

Ten Kate Racing ready for their home round at Assen for WorldSSP

Stefano Manzi comes to the TT Circuit Assen in top form after finishing second in Race 1 in Barcelona and winning Race 2. The Italian will want to maintain this form this weekend and do his best to close the 11-point gap to the world championship leader.

Kawasaki Puccetti Racing are keen to maintain progress at Assen

Manuel Puccetti: “Temperatures are usually low at Assen, and this favours the performance of our ZX-6R. Oncu is returning to a track where he suffered serious injury, but he is now almost fully recovered. In Superbike we have some important technical updates that should allow us to take another step forward.”

Kyle Ryde is fastest on the first day of the Navarra BSB test

Ryde’s fastest lap came in the morning session, 0.475s faster than his pace-setting lap last year at the Spanish circuit following the recent track upgrades including partial resurfacing and the reprofiled turn six.

Josh Brookes and Peter Hickman are ready for the IOM TT

With Faye Ho’s outfit making history at the 37.73-mile Mountain Course, all eyes will be on the team again this year as Josh and Peter will contest the Superbike, Superstock and Senior TT races with FHO Racing BMW Motorrad by Monster Energy.

John McGuinness reunited with the number 1 plate for IOM TT

The Honda Racing UK rider will be the first man away this year having started from number 3 in 2023, and the 23-time winner will make his 109th TT start in the opening Superbike Race.

Davey Todd to race in Supersport on the Ducati Panigale V2 at Navarra

Todd said: “I am really excited about racing at Navarra and the new venture with the Powertoolmate Ducati V2 for the roads season so to test and race it at Navarra will start us off on the right foot. The bike has already been proven so it is just me that has to gel and get used to the bike."

Ben Currie and MotoRapido Ducati’s hard work over Winter pays off at Donington Park Test

Running the blue No.1 plate for the first time, Australian Ben and the Winchester-based team had a positive test despite the windy conditions, and head to Navarra, Spain for the next test (16-19 April) and opening BSB round (20-21 April) feeling bouyant.

FHO Racing enjoy the 2 day BSB test at Donington Park

Reunited as a team for the first time since the Macau Grand Prix last November, Josh Brookes and Peter Hickman were back onboard and getting reacquainted with their BSB-spec BMW M 1000 RR machines, which they haven’t ridden in BSB trim since the final round last year at Brands Hatch.

A strong start for Ryde and Vickers at Donington Park BSB Test

The OMG GRILLA Yamaha team made a positive return to BSB action this weekend, with Kyle Ryde and Ryan Vickers ending the two days of wind-affected action first and third on the overall timesheets. 

Productive start for McAMS Racing at Donington BSB Test

The two-day test was a process of getting up to speed for both rider and team, with clear progress made across each session with Danny Kent ending the weekend seventh on the combined time classification with a fastest lap of 1’28.664.

Honda Racing UK back in action at BSB Donington Park Test

In blustery conditions, Honda Racing UK made its return to UK race circuits in the first official Bennetts British Superbike test of the year at Donington Park. 

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