Caio Marco – Been a Helluva Ride.

GRT Yamaha Supported WorldSBK rider, Marco Melandri, has announced that he intends to retire from racing immediately after the final round of the 2019 FIM Superbike World Championship in Qatar. The 36-year-old Italian’s decision to hang up his leathers will bring to a close a World Championship career that has spanned three decades. He was…

STEVE PARRISH – PRIVATE PARTS.

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Steve riding (29) battles out with Valentino’s Dad Grazanio and Sanvenero mounted Guy Bertin at the 1982 Belgian Grand Prix. Article: John McComisky with Special Thanks to Steve Parrish. Although Steve Parrish had been a works rider for Texaco Heron Suzuki into the late 1970s, he was pushed back into…

Bob McIntyre Memorial Meeting 2019.

  East Fortune Raceway. 15th-16th June 2019. Words: John McComisky Images: Lenny Hartley/Jingly Jangly images This weekend sees the S.C.R.M.C serve up a veritable feast of Classic Racing at the East Fortune circuit for the traditional Bob Mac meeting in East Lothian. Guest of Honour this year will be Bob’s daughter Eleanor, who will be…

Hickman Tops the Triangle.

Pictures courtesy of Double Red: Peter Hickman at NW200. Special thanks to Cartersport. Peter Hickman and the Smiths Racing team created history at the International North West 200 onThursday evening with victory in the six-lap Superstock race giving the 2019 BMW S1000RR its first International race victory. Despite the bike never having turned a wheel…

Hillier and Irwin Share Podium Joy.

Photos by Tim Keeton – Impact Images Photography The Quattro Plant Wicked Coatings Kawasaki pairing of Glenn Irwin and James Hillier opened their accounts at the 2019 International North West 200 road races in superb style on Thursday evening (16th May) with Irwin claiming a brilliant second in the Superstock race and Hillier taking an excellent…

Irwin Aims to Bank Results at Oulton Park.

Article : John McComisky. Images: JG Speedfit  Glenn Irwin is gearing up to aim for a podium finish this weekend at the Bank holiday weekends Oulton Park BSB round. The Cheshire circuit, which is notoriously challenging for Superbikes with its dramatic undulations and blind peaks, in a traditional parkland setting, has proved to be a…

STEVE PARRISH – PRIVATE PARTS.

Article: John McComisky with Special Thanks to Steve Parrish. Although Steve Parrish had been a works rider for Texaco Heron Suzuki into the late 1970s, he was pushed back into the ranks as essentially a privateer for the remainder of his Grand Prix career. Throughout this time, he still competed on the Grand Prix trail…