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Isle of Man minister blasts TT organisers over TTXGP split

Guy Procter, 17 February 2010 20:29

A senior Isle of Man government minister has slammed TT organisers for 'misleading' the island's chief minister into splitting with TTXGP, the body which organised and promoted last year's electric TT. John Shimmin, the minister whose vision of the island as a hub of environmentally-friendly race technology drove the partnership between the government and TTXGP, is privately said to be ...

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Video: TTXGP celebrates short-circuit focus with new promo

Guy Procter, 15 February 2010 17:24

Ditched by the TT but undiminished in enthusiasm and still with the biggest entry list by far, TTXGP is celebrating its now exclusiv short-circuit focus with this new promo. There must be a clever comment to make about ‘short circuits’ here, but you don’t have a comment box and make the wisecracks yourself.   TTXGP World Series promo Meanwhile, we really ...

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The Triumph jacket that could 'get you hurt'

Guy Procter, 09 February 2010 11:41

An MCN reader has warned of his fears a new Triumph jacket could invite trouble for its wearer. MAG member and West Midlands resident Carl Lolley says he believes the logo on Triumph’s Marlon Brando jacket is too similar to that of notorious biker group the Outlaws. “This is the area where the guys who killed [Hell’s Angel] Gerry Tobin ...

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Electric racing at war: conflicting statements from Isle of Man and TTXGP

Guy Procter, 08 February 2010 16:38

The battle for custody of electric racing has taken a new turn, with Isle of Man government and TTXGP organisers issuing conflicting statements as to the reasons for the split. The Isle of Man cites TTXGP’s plans for a Paris event too close to the TT and a refusal to accept financial terms as the reasons for the rift. TTXGP ...

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Team Agni: 'FIM and Isle of Man have f***ed everything up'

Guy Procter, 01 February 2010 10:04

Team Agni boss Arvind Rabadia has slammed the Isle of Man government and the FIM for delivering ‘stabs in the back’ to electric racing auteur Azhar Hussain, saying it leaves the sport ‘F***ed up’. “I hate politics” says the man whose bike took a dominant victory in the inaugural TTXGP race on the isle of man in the hands of ...

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The 10 greatest scams, cheats and hoaxes in motorcycling - part 2

Guy Procter, 21 January 2010 17:07

The history of motorcycling is littered with shady dealings... Read The 10 greatest scams, cheats and hoaxes in motorcycling - part 1 These are our favourites:        5 - 191mph at the TT in ’77Seven-time TT winner Mick Grant was racing Kawasaki’s fearsome two-stroke triple, the KR750, when he clocked 191mph between Creg and Brandish in 1977. Kawasaki’s ...

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Video: Harley backflip crew claim new 'globe of death' world first

Guy Procter, 04 January 2010 10:29

The Australians behind the world’s first Harley backflip show no sign of halting their campaign to get the Yankee iron doing everything its two-wheeled cousins can do... louder. Quick-Fix Harley Mildura Australia rider Steve Butler has successfully ridden a Harley-Davidson Sportster round an ironwork ‘globe of death’ (like a wall of death but completely spherical), completing the feet with spectacular aplomb. Sportster ...

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Revealed: the first electric racer backed with real GP experience

Guy Procter, 22 December 2009 12:19

An Italian firm with GP racing and domestic championship-winning experience has launched a new TTXGP electric racer – and it’s revealed here for the first time. CRP Racing’s eCRP 1.0 is the first e-racer to come out of Italy, and builds on over 30 years of racing experience in 125 and 250GPs and engineering partnerships with MotoGP, F1, WRC and ...

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Robbie Knievel to jump 16 double decker buses

Guy Procter, 15 December 2009 11:21

Robbie Knievel is set to jump 16 double decker buses in London on a Harley-Davidson XR750, on May 22, 2010. That's three more than his father Evel Knievel in his failed 1975 Wembley Stadium record attempt when he broke his pelvis in front of 90,000 fans. Evel was 37 at the time - son Robbie is 47.  Robbie Knievel said, “Daredevils are a ...

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Electric racing crisis: who will sign MotoCzysz?

Guy Procter, 11 December 2009 15:47

One of the biggest assets remains left to be claimed after the shock split in electric racing – MotoCzysz. But neither the FIM nor TTXGP has managed to impress the American innovator Michael Czysz, the man behind the captivating, if still unproven, E1pc. He says he fears the split, precipitated by the FIM after it withdrew its backing for TTXGP’s ...

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