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  • Peekaboo

    01 October 2002

    Peekaboo

    Brolly babe hide-and-seek is one of the best ways to entertain the kids.

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  • Provisional 2003 British Superbike dates

    01 October 2002

    Provisional 2003 British Superbike dates

    A provisional calendar has been released for the 2003 British Superbike championship. Venues have yet to be announced but Mondello Park in the Irish Republic has been confirmed as host for a round for...

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  • Rumours put Edwards on RCV

    01 October 2002

    Rumours put Edwards on RCV

    Following his stunning performance at the weekend, which saw him wrap up the 2002 WSB title for Honda, paddock rumours now have Colin Edwards back on an RCV in MotoGP for 2003.While the Texan Tornado...

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  • Imola bike fault costs Whitham

    01 October 2002

    Imola bike fault costs Whitham

    The FIM has announced that Jamie Whitham has forfeited the fourth place he earned on Sunday at Imola thanks to a technical infringement of the rules.World Supersport regulations state that bikes must...

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  • Kawasaki bow out of WSB

    01 October 2002

    Kawasaki bow out of WSB

    Kawasaki has announced it’s pulling out of World Superbikes to concentrate on its fledgling MotoGP programme.The annoucement has long been expected - this year was the last in which its ageing ZX-7R...

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  • Kato grabs provisional pole in Motegi

    01 October 2002

    Kato grabs provisional pole in Motegi

    Daijiro Kato put on a show for his home fans with a last gasp stunner to take provisional pole at the Twin Ring in Motegi today.With just a few minutes remaining in the session, Yamaha’s Max Biaggi...

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  • Barros makes good on RCV in Motegi

    01 October 2002

    Barros makes good on RCV in Motegi

    Alex Barros repaid Honda and team boss Sito Pons’ faith with a win in Motegi on his debut ride on the West Honda RCV four-stroke as Honda took a one-two-three in today’s MotoGP race.A tense race-long...

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  • Katoh confirms Motegi pole

    01 October 2002

    Katoh confirms Motegi pole

    Daijiro Katoh will start from pole position in Sunday’s Japanese round of the MotoGP championship after no-one challenged his time of 1.49.052, set during Friday’s qualifying, in Saturday’s...

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  • Roberts re-signs with Suzuki

    01 October 2002

    Roberts re-signs with Suzuki

    Kenny Roberts has just inked a new contract that will keep him with the factory Suzuki MotoGP squad for the next two years.It comes on the back of his maiden podium in the new class, scored at the...

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  • Title is almost in reach for Hizzy

    30 September 2002

    Title is almost in reach for Hizzy

    Steve Hislop moved closer to taking the MCN British Superbike title today when he took pole position for tomorrows final races at MCN Donington Park.Hislop’s time of 1:31.627 put him four places ahead...

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  • Honda confirms 2003 WSS squads

    30 September 2002

    Honda confirms 2003 WSS squads

    Still on a high after winning the 2002 World Supersport crown in Imola on Sunday with Fabien Foret, Honda has confirmed its WSS line-up to defend the title for 2003.Honda will support four satellite...

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  • Edwards is World Superbike champion

    30 September 2002

    Edwards is World Superbike champion

    Colin Edwards has become the 2002 World Superbike champion after a titanic race two decider with defending champion Troy Bayliss. All eyes were locked on the pair as they duelled for the whole 25 laps...

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  • Barros gets RCV for Motegi GP

    30 September 2002

    Barros gets RCV for Motegi GP

    Alex Barros has been confirmed as the beneficiary of the sole RCV four-stroke available to the West Honda squad for the rest of the 2002 MotoGP season.Barros said: " I am very excited about my...

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  • Hislop claims 2002 title

    23 September 2002

    Hislop claims 2002 title

    Steve Hislop wins the 2002 MCN British Superbike championship as rival Sean Emmett crashes out fighting for third.Hislop was lucky not to be caught in the carnage as Emmett highsided at the Esses and...

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  • Don’t miss the 2002 Dirt Rider Expo

    23 September 2002

    Don’t miss the 2002 Dirt Rider Expo

    If you’re into off-road then you won’t want to miss the 2002 Dirt Rider Expo this November 28 – December 1 at the Stoneleigh Park Exhibition Centre, Coventry.The Expo is the biggest event of its kind...

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  • Motocross des Nations switches to Spain

    23 September 2002

    Motocross des Nations switches to Spain

    The Motocross des Nations event scheduled to take place next week in California, USA has been cancelled, and will now take place in Spain in October.With only a week until the event, there were legal...

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  • Yamaha announces AMA 600 team

    23 September 2002

    Yamaha announces AMA 600 team

    Aaron Gobert and Damon Buckmaster will be joined at Yamaha by ex-Suzuki stars Jamie Hacking and Jason DiSalvo on the brand new factory R6 in the 2003 AMA Supersport series.Gobert, Buckmaster and...

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  • Edwards on pole for Imola

    23 September 2002

    Edwards on pole for Imola

    Colin Edwards moved closer to his second World Superbike championship by putting himself on pole for the final round at Imola.His Superpole time of 1’49.021 puts him ahead of reigning champion and...

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  • MotoGP’s musical chairs

    23 September 2002

    MotoGP’s musical chairs

    The silly season is well and truly upon us. As contract time approaches, Yamaha and Suzuki both feature in the latest tranche of rumour and manoeuvre.Norick Abe is said to be on the verge of quitting...

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  • McWilliams cracks collarbone in Rio

    23 September 2002

    McWilliams cracks collarbone in Rio

    While Valentino Rossi was popping champaign corks to celebrate his win in Rio and new MotoGp title, Jeremy McWilliams was popping painkillers after his bike seized, spitting the Ulsterman off,...

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  • Rossi to test BAR F1 car

    23 September 2002

    Rossi to test BAR F1 car

    Valentino Rossi is lined up to test an F1 car at the end of the year. The boss of British American Racing (BAR) David Richards has reached an agreement with the 23-year-old’s Repsol Honda squad to try...

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