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Sport (January 2007)

  • Villagers condemn club

    31 January 2007 by MCN

    Villagers condemn club

    Village residents in a Shropshire village are protesting over Market Drayton Motocross Club’s plans to hold five race meets this year.  Ollerton residents say the noise and increased traffic...

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  • Barros fastest at PI

    30 January 2007 by Matthew Birt

    Barros fastest at PI

    Veteran Brazilian Alex Barros pulled off a big surprise in Australia today when he clocked the fastest time on the opening day of testing at Phillip Island. Back in MotoGP after a year out in World...

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  • World Endurance teams

    29 January 2007 by MCN

    World Endurance teams

    There are just two British riders among the 17 teams that make up the permanent entry list for this year’s World Endurance championship.  North West 200 double-winner and Macau GP winner Steve...

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  • Speedway's richest race

    29 January 2007 by MCN

    Speedway's richest race

    The Speedway Grand Prix promoters are billing the final race at the last round of this year’s World Championship as the richest minute in motorsport. The meeting will take place at Veltins-Arena,...

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  • Pensioner for 2008 Dakar

    27 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Pensioner for 2008 Dakar

    Tackling the Dakar Rally at 65 and becoming its oldest ever competitor was never going to be easy. But despite being forced out by freak sandstorms Scotland’s Robbie Allan is already targeting the...

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  • Win your racing dream

    26 January 2007 by MCN

    Win your racing dream

    If you ever fancied having a go at racing, here’s your chance.  For the price of a £20 competition ticket www.givemethekeys.com are giving away a Cagiva Raptor 650 race bike and full spares...

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  • Brit's Hawkstone bid

    26 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Brit's Hawkstone bid

    British hero Billy Mackenzie is aiming to upset the world’s motocross stars at this year’s Hawkstone Park International in Shropshire on Sunday, March 4, 2007. Many of the leading factory riders use...

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  • North West 200 launch

    24 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    North West 200 launch

    The stature of the North West 200 road race meeting in Northern Ireland was underlined this week. The Northern Ireland Secretary of State Peter Hain attended the launch of the 2007 races at the...

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  • Metzger breaks back

    22 January 2007 by MCN

    Metzger breaks back

    Freestyle motocrosser Mike Metzger broke his back attempting a back-flip in Long Beach, California on Wednesday, January 17, 2006. According to reports on the Long Beach Presstelegram Metzger was...

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  • Richards in World Enduro

    21 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Richards in World Enduro

    Out of work BSB star Glen Richards has joined the Phase One Endurance team for the seven-round world championship. Since finishing fifth in the 2005 BSB series on a Kawasaki ZX10, Australian Richards...

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  • Dakar Rally: Stage 12

    19 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Dakar Rally: Stage 12

    Spaniard Isidre Esteve took his second Dakar stage victory when he took yesterday’s 12th stage from Ayoun to Kayes. The KTM rider finished over three minutes ahead of Portuguese Paulo Goncalvez...

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  • Cliff Carr dies

    18 January 2007 by MCN

    Cliff Carr dies

    Seventies road racing star Cliff Carr passed away in hospital on Wednesday, January 10 after suffering a liver-related disease.   Sixty-two-year-old Carr came from Leyland, Lancashire but, after...

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  • Dakar Rally update

    18 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Dakar Rally update

    There was no special stage counting towards the Dakar times yesterday, just a 280km connection from Nema to Ayuon. Spaniard Marc Coma leads the rally by more than 54 minutes from Frenchman Cyril...

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  • New Virgin BSS Team

    17 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    New Virgin BSS Team

    Virgin Yamaha will field Billy McConnell and Tom Grant on R6s in British Supersport this year, in a radical departure for the Rob McElnea-owned outfit. Though McElnea’s Scunthorpe-based crew have won...

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  • Dakar Rally: Stage 10

    17 January 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Dakar Rally: Stage 10

    Portugal’s Helder Rodrigues won stage 10 of the Dakar Rally, beating overall leader Marc Coma by just 44 seconds. This was also a change to the last few days with Rodrigues on his Yamaha ending the...

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  • Back to Bikes

    16 January 2007

    Back to Bikes

    Courageous Simon Lawson who was paralysed from the chest down in an accident five years ago has returned to the sport he loves. Lawson, son of Workington Comets speedway star Steve Lawson will ride...

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  • Dakar Rally: Stage Nine

    16 January 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Dakar Rally: Stage Nine

    Marc Coma continues to keep ahead of the pack following stage nine of the Dakar Rally. The Spaniard on his KTM now sits 54 minutes 36 seconds ahead of his nearest rival, Cyril Despres, following their...

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  • TT sidecar visit

    16 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    TT sidecar visit

    Thirteen sidecar crews visited the Isle of Man last week in preparation for their circuit debuts later this year at the Centennial TT. The recruitment of high calibre solo newcomers has been well...

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  • 2007 endurance calendar

    15 January 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    2007 endurance calendar

    The 2007 Endurance World Championship provisional calendar comprises six events, including two 24 hour races in France and one in Germany. This will be the first time the championship has been...

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  • Lady In White dies

    15 January 2007 by MCN

    Lady In White dies

    Gwen Crellin, better known as the ‘Lady in White’ in the Isle of Man, has died at the age of 89. Given the nickname by 10-time TT winner Giacomo Agostini, she was a marshall for many years, headed a...

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  • 2007 Goodwood theme

    15 January 2007 by MCN

    2007 Goodwood theme

    ‘Spark of Genius – Breaking Records, Pushing Boundaries’ will be the theme for the 2007 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Included in this will be a celebration of the TT and its Centenary year with iconic...

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  • Stewart still unbeaten

    15 January 2007 by MCN

    Stewart still unbeaten

    Kawasaki’s James ‘Bubba’ Stewart remains unbeaten in the AMA Supercross championship after winning the second round at Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday night. For the second week running, Suzuki’s Ricky...

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  • MacPherson comeback

    13 January 2007 by Matthew Birt

    MacPherson comeback

    Scot Iain MacPherson is hoping to secure a shock return to big time racing having secured a test ride that could see him line up in this year’s Bol d’Or 24-hour world endurance race. The 38-year-old...

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  • Supermoto series combine

    13 January 2007 by MCN

    Supermoto series combine

    UK Supermoto racing has a new focus in 2007 with a new six-round British championship thanks to the organisers of two previously competing National series combining their efforts. ACU/AMCA British...

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  • Extance out of Dakar

    12 January 2007 by MCN

    Extance out of Dakar

    MCN backed Mick Extance is out of the Dakar Rally after his bike lost power 80KMs from the finish line of stage six. Stage six is the longest in the Dakar and was exceptionally muddy and wet. At the...

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  • Ride in youth MX series

    12 January 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Ride in youth MX series

    Any riders wishing to enter the 2007 British Youth Motocross Championship need to be aware that registration closes on February 1, 2007. With only a couple of weeks left until registration closes,...

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  • Suzuki pair get new cars

    12 January 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Suzuki pair get new cars

    Rizla Suzuki pair Chris Walker and Cal Crutchlow have been to Suzuki’s Milton Keynes headquarters to collect their new Swift sports cars. Stalker’s choice is a 1.9DDiS four-wheel drive Grand Vitara.

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  • Dakar Rally: Stage Six

    12 January 2007 by MCN

    Dakar Rally: Stage Six

    Stage Six of the Dakar Rally saw the competitors race over 817KMs, although most of them will be pleased with the 225 KMs that were on the road. It was also one of the closest races with the first...

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  • Dakar Rally: Stage Four

    10 January 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Dakar Rally: Stage Four

    KTM dominated day four of the Dakar Rally by taking the top seven places at the end of the 679km stage between Er Rachidia and Quarzazate in Morocco. Spanish rider Marc Coma took his second stage of...

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  • Porter signs for McAdoo

    09 January 2007 by MCN

    Porter signs for McAdoo

    Irish 600 champion Raymond Porter will race McAdoo Kawasakis this year in Ireland and in the major road races. At the relatively young age of 28, Raymond is well-established as a leading contender on...

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  • Dakar rider dies

    09 January 2007 by MCN

    South African Elmer Symons died early in Tuesday’s fourth stage of the Dakar rally from Er Rachidia to Ouarzazate. The race headquarters received an Iritrack alert at 9.16am, coming from 142km into the fourth stage. The medical helicopter reached the crash site eight minutes later but the race direction could only record the death of the rider. Head of a company specialised in the exportation of...

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  • Dakar Rally: Stage Three

    09 January 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Dakar Rally: Stage Three

    Spaniard Marc Coma took the third special stage of the 2007 Dakar Rally on  Monday 56 seconds ahead of American Chris Blais with Isidre Esteve Pujol (KTM) continuing his run of thirds. This...

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  • Castle Combe races

    09 January 2007 by MCN

    Castle Combe races

    Castle Combe will pay host to the fourth round of the ACU Dunlop Tyres MotoStar Championship on July 28/29 and celebrate the 50th anniversary of legendary Mike Hailwood’s debut at the Wiltshire...

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  • Martin signs for Hydrex

    08 January 2007 by MCN

    Martin signs for Hydrex

    Guy Martin has signed to ride for Hydrex Honda to race in the British championship as well as contesting all the major road race classes. Martin is out to secure his first TT win this year and will...

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  • Stewart's supercross win

    08 January 2007 by MCN

    Stewart's supercross win

    Kawasaki’s James ‘Bubba’ Stewart ignored an early crash to secure a thrilling victory in front of a sell-out 45,050 at the Anaheim in the first round of the AMA Supercross series on Saturday night...

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