Norton is back in the UK!

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Norton is back in British hands with ambitious plans for a new ‘state of the art’ road bike for 2009.

The Norton name has been bought by a UK based businessman and they’re building a massive new factory at Donington Park, arguably the home of British bike racing.

The firm plans to race the Norton rotary and establish the Norton name across the world with a range of clothing and spare parts.

Norton's new owner, Stuart Garner said: “This has been a challenging and exciting period for us and we now intend to focus on re-establishing Norton as a premier motorcycling brand across the world".

Read the full story in next Wednesday’s issue of MCN and check back online for the latest updates.

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Marc Potter

By Marc Potter