MOTO GP test update- with Jim Halligan

March 10, 2014 by Jim Halligan  

Rossi at speed on the 2014 Yamaha.

The 2014 MOTO GP season testing took place at SEPANG recently and the Doctor,  Valentino Rossi,  topped the times- lapping  a second faster than the 2013 times! Unsurprisingly, he is delighted with the performance  of the 2014 machine and the lack of those handling  issues that plagued him in 2013.   “First of all I am very happy because... [Read more...]

Laverty dominates race one “down under” but retires whilst leading race two.

February 23, 2014 by Jim Halligan  

Laverty Wins!
A delighted Eugene Laverty celebrates his race one victory!

Eugene Laverty stormed to victory on his Voltcom Crescent Suzuki debut in race one at Phillip Island in Australia this afternoon, securing the first World Championship win for the Japanese manufacturer since 2010. Fighting back from a difficult start, a determined Laverty made his way through from seventh to hunt down the leading pack of Giugliano,... [Read more...]

Laverty on Top- Day 1 of testing at Phillip Island, with Jim Halligan.

February 17, 2014 by Jim Halligan  

Even though testing is often inconclusive, Laverty has shown he will be a force to be reckoned with in 2014

Day one of the WSB testing at Philip Island and Eugene Laverty topped the time sheets on his Voltcom Suzuki- an impressive feat as he was just on the outright lap record and just three tenths away! Speaking to Eugene at the Belfast bike show last week, he had nothing but praise for his new team and said that after the first test they have changed the... [Read more...]

Jack Kennedy Update- with Jim Halligan

February 15, 2014 by Jim Halligan  

Kennedy is tipped by our man to spring a surprise or two in 2014!

The WSBK 2014 season kicks off at Phillip Island in Australia on the 23/2/14 and Ireland’s Jack Kennedy is poised for his second year in the WSBK paddock.  Riding for the PTR Honda team in the Supersport 600 class in 2014, a move from the Riva- Moto team having taken place over the winter puts Kennedy in a team that has been constantly at the... [Read more...]