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Brands Double Delight - August 1st 2004


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    With just 3 rounds to go and 50 points adrift in the championship, Honda's number One rider had no room for mistakes at Cadwell. Read more.....

    Reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi finished a fighting second in today's Czech Republic Grand Prix after a determined 22-lap race. The Italian had a close battle on his YZR-M1 machine with championship Honda rivals Sete Gibernau and Max Biaggi, ultimately holding on to finish in second - 3.514 seconds behind Gibernau. Rossi's team-mate Carlos Checa also had a tough fight throughout the race to a final sixth place. Read more.....

    Dave McKee ended up being the sole Husky Sport representative at round 7 of the British Supermoto championship yesterday in Sunderland. Fellow team mate Jay Smith's bad luck continued after a huge crash in morning practice, which saw him suffer a fractured right foot. Jay attempted to compete in the Open Class races but the pain was too much and he pulled out after lap nine. Read more.....

    Michael Rutter has claimed his fourth British Superbike Championship victory of the season aboard the HM Plant Honda Racing CBR1000RR at Croft. His team-mate Ryuichi Kiyonari crossed the line in fourth after relegating Rutter's main adversary for the championship, John Reynolds, into fifth place. Read more.....

    Team Castrol Suzuki sidecar aces Steve Webster MBE and passenger Paul Woodhead had an extremely lucky escape yesterday when their sidecar wheel collapsed during the race, causing them to skid at high speed into a gravel trap. Read more.....

    John Shimmin MHK, Minister of Transport is urging everyone with views on the proposed Island Speed limits to put their views forward before the closing date for consultation, August 31st. Read more.....

    A campaign for the introduction of an age limit of 16 years for pillion riders, which would essentially ban children from riding pillion on motorcycles, has been initiated after the recent death of an eight year old pillion rider in East Sussex. Read more.....

    The Motorcycle Action Group President, Ian Mutch and Director of Public Affairs, Trevor Baird joined members of the Government Advisory Group on Motorcycling in Central London to record the delivery of the group's landmark report on motorcycling. Read more.....

    The ever popular Noriyuki Haga took both wins in the hot crucible of Brands Hatch, winning a straight fight in race one and an aggregate event in race two. The net result of an incredible weekend of close, crowd-pleasing action was to bring the main protagonists for championship glory impossible close to each other, with the top four riders all within eight points of each other. Read more.....

    Team Castrol Suzuki duo Steve Webster MBE and passenger Paul Woodhead have moved a decisive step towards the 2004 Eastern Airways British Sidecar Championship title with a fine double win at a blistering Brands Hatch. Read more.....