New Adelaide Masters Season Ready for the Green Light

March 31, 2013 by Fergus Brennan  

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The 2013 Adelaide Masters Series is almost set for the green light with less than ten days to the opening event of the season at Mondello Park Co. Kildare.

The 2013 Adelaide Masters Series is almost set for the green light with less than ten days to the opening event of the season at Mondello Park Co. Kildare. Ireland’s premier Motorcycle Racing Series continues to benefit from the support of motorcycle insurance specialists, Adelaide Insurance Services, as it heads into another year. And what a... [Read more...]

Mondello Park Track Training expands with new Superbike School

February 25, 2013 by Fergus Brennan  

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This new course aims to fill a gap in the Irish market for advanced track riding instruction

With a busy Motorcycle Track Day calendar and a successful Track Day Training programme already in place, Mondello Park is set to expand its Motorcycle performance training with the addition of a Superbike School. The Mondello Park Superbike School will be introduced on March 22nd and will give riders an opportunity to learn from some of Ireland’s... [Read more...]

Jamie Masterson: New season ..New bike.. Its all go for the JMR squad!!

February 13, 2013 by Jamie Masterson  

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With the new season looming and D day getting closer, it's all go to get both me and the bike 110 percent for the 2013 championship.

With the new season looming and D day getting closer, it’s all go to get both me and the bike 110 percent for the 2013 championship. I’m still undecided exactly which championship to compete in, but should be wiser in the next few weeks.. Last week I travelled over to Spain with Wolsley Coulter to Circuito Cartegena for a week test to try... [Read more...]

2013 Adelaide Masters Series Launched at Adelaide Motorcycle Festival

February 10, 2013 by Fergus Brennan  

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The Adelaide Masters Series is entering its third season as Ireland's biggest Motorcycle Racing Championship

The 2013 Adelaide Masters Series was launched today, February 9th, at the Adelaide Motorcycle Festival in the Kings Hall Belfast. On hand to announce details of the championship were John Morris, MD of Mondello Park, Nichola Pearce, representing motorcycle insurance specialists Adelaide Insurance Services, and some of the main contenders for the 2013... [Read more...]

Magnificent 7 revealed for Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

January 10, 2013 by Nichola Pearce  

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Jack Kennedy taken at the Adelaide Masters Series

Seven riders will battle it out for the Enkalon Irish Motorcyclist of the Year, in association with Adelaide Insurance Services. The “Magnificent 7” have been shortlisted after thousands of bike fans voted in a special online poll for their favourite rider of 2012. The winner will be presented with the famous Joey Dunlop trophy at the Adelaide Motorcycle... [Read more...]

Michael Laverty Joins Moto GP Ranks

December 17, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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Michael Laverty shaking on his Moto GP deal with Paul Bird of Paul Bird Motorsport. Photo: Jon Jessop - www.jonjessopphotography.co.uk

Following the release of the official Moto GP entry list by the FIM last week, Paul Bird Motorsport UK has now been able to confirm that both Northern Ireland’s Michael Laverty and Columbian rider Yonny Hernandez will ride in Moto GP for the Penrith-based team in 2013. After their rookie season in 2012 with James Ellison, Britain’s only Moto... [Read more...]

Farquhar Career Honoured On Helmet

December 12, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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Road racing ace Ryan Farquhar was presented with a one-off SHARK helmet at Motorcycle Live recently to celebrate his successful racing career

Road racing ace Ryan Farquhar was presented with a one-off SHARK helmet at Motorcycle Live recently to celebrate his successful racing career, following his decision to retire from full time racing. The Irishman first wore the French brand in 2006 and has stayed loyal until announcing his retirement in early September. During his amazing road racing... [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: Dunlop Joins Honda TT Legends Team

December 4, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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Michael Dunlop joins John McGuinness, Simon Andrews, Michael Rutter and Cameron Donald in the Honda TT Legends team for 2013

As the Honda TT Legends team prepares to enter its third year of competition, Honda Motor Europe has revealed that Ulsterman Michael Dunlop will join the five-strong rider line-up for 2013. The team will once again compete in the Endurance World Championship as well as the Isle of Man TT and the North West 200 road races aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. The... [Read more...]

Eugene Laverty: Continuity is key

December 3, 2012 by Eugene Laverty  

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Laverty at the final test of the season in Jerez

The offseason officially began today. We completed a three day test at Jerez this week and fortunately we got sunshine throughout. I circulated almost 250 times but I would have been happy to do another 250. We continued to evaluate different swingarms and fork settings to see what works best with the new for 2013 17 inch Pirelli tyres and we made some... [Read more...]

Laverty (Aprilia) the quickest on Day 3 at Jerez Test

November 30, 2012 by Pippa Morson  

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Laverty was the quickest on the 3rd day of the testing at Jerez just before the regulation 6-week test ban kicks in until mid-January. Photo: eugenelaverty.co

Aprilia Racing and Kawasaki Racing both concluded their final winter test run of the year at Jerez today before the regulation six-week ban kicks in from the start of December through until mid-January. Quickest man on a day when temperatures did not go much above 12°C was Eugene Laverty, who put in an impressive time of 1 minute 40.185 seconds, representing... [Read more...]

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