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Qatar eyeing “big surprises” with Formula 1 bid confirmed and potential Dakar Rally discussed


While Qatar’s aspirations to host a Formula 1 race have been known for some time the decision to aim for a street race around Lusail has taken many by surprise. With the Losail International Circuit just miles from Lusail these … Continue reading

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Interview with Jonathan Rea


Stephen English: Have you noticed any major differences in yourself since becoming a father? Jonathan Rea: I have always been organised but now I have to be much more organised with my time. In fact, I’m not sure how I used to … Continue reading

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Laverty takes first WSBK victory


Eugene Laverty took the first WSBK victory of his career after a dominant performance in the opening race of the day at Monza. The Irishman capitalised on a mistake by Max Biaggi with eight laps to go to open a … Continue reading

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Rea wins opening race at Assen


Jonathon Rea kick started his World Superbike title campaign with a hard fought victory in the opening race of the day at Assen. The Irishman battled at the front throughout the race and did enough to see off a spirited … Continue reading

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Analysis from the opening two days of WSBK action from Assen


Even though Carlos Checa took another pole position in today’s Superpole session there is clear evidence that the championship leader could face stiff competition as he seeks to maintain his near perfect start to 2011. The Althea Ducati rider has … Continue reading

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Thoughts I have following round two of the WSBK season


After the weekend of action at Donington Park I think that….. Checa is letting nothing faze him After dominating in the opening round Carlos Checa had a lot of pressure on his shoulders to maintain his form at Donington. Taking another … Continue reading

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Checa cruises to comfortable race 2 win


Carlos Checa took his third win of the season with a comfortable victory in race two at Donington Park. The Spaniard, starting from pole position, was third as the field exited the first corner but quickly stamped his authority on … Continue reading

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