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Mackenzie's return

Published: 04 November 2006

Updated: 24 November 2014

Three-times British Superbike champion, Niall Mackenzie, is to return to Yamaha as ambassador for the Virgin Mobile Cup.

The 45-year-old, who also rode GP bikes, will carry out this role as well as taking on the mantle of youth development co-ordinator for Team Virgin Mobile Racing.

Stirling-born Mackenzie spearheaded the dominant Cadbury Boost Yamaha team, with whom he won his titles. He will join up with Rob Mac whom he rode with in the late 1990s.

Mac said: "This is a real coup for myself, Virgin Mobile & Yamaha, I have wanted to make this happen for a few years and now the timing is perfect.

"I know how Niall thinks and he will prove to be a real asset for the Virgin Mobile Cup and a huge help to all our young riders, he will be great for motivation and has already got plans for getting close to these young guy’s and nurturing them through the season." Quality bikes for sale: Click here.

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He added: "I am really looking forward to working with Yamaha again, my motivation has never been so high, Rob has done a great job with the development of many young riders and I want to share his passion and hopefully be part of the next wave."

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