News: PUNISH SCHOOL RUN PARENTS PARKING ON PAVEMENTS, SURVEY REVEALS

I’m just going to put this one out there and test the waters as this piece will surely bring out those from both sides of the argument. (Especially from the lazy folk parking on yellow zig zag lines outside the school gates. Park further away, get out and walk.) A survey by the online parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk has found that more than 1-in-10 respondents would like to slap a fine of up to £100 on pavement parkers and that some participants wanted even harsher punishments. Community service was backed by 2 per cent, three points on a driving licence was … Continue reading News: PUNISH SCHOOL RUN PARENTS PARKING ON PAVEMENTS, SURVEY REVEALS

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News: THE DUCATI PANIGALE V4 S SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS AUTOTRADER BIKE OF THE YEAR AWARD

It’s been explained to MotorMartin recently that the rather incredible Ducati Panigale V4 S has scooped the Bike of the Year award in this year’s Auto Trader Best Bike Awards, congratulations. Auto Trader have commented to MotorMartin that, now in its fifth year, the awards are bigger than ever, with Ducati beating off more contenders than previous years. Before continuing to say that, The Ducati Panigale V4 S was the undeniable favourite with judges unanimously voting for the Ducati. The V4 also secured the title of ‘Best Sports Bike’.  Ducati was also nominated for best retro with the Scrambler 1100 and best middleweight with the Monster 821. Tim … Continue reading News: THE DUCATI PANIGALE V4 S SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS AUTOTRADER BIKE OF THE YEAR AWARD

News: GEAR FOCUS: JAMES HILLIER’S AGV PISTA GP R

For those that don’t know, the incredible James Hillier, riding for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team, achieved two podium finishes at this years Isle of Man TT – a third place in the RST Superbike TT and another third in race two of the Supersport TT, despite challenging points throughout practice and race week. Not a bad return in MotorMartin’s opinion. Impressive enough, especially when you consider that the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is one of the most infamous road races on the calendar – a 37.73 mile circuit with 265 corners and speeds of 190mph+. The fastest riders … Continue reading News: GEAR FOCUS: JAMES HILLIER’S AGV PISTA GP R

News: BENTLEY MOTORSPORT WINS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN USA

We love a good racing story over here at MotorMartin Towers, especially when it involves an iconic and historic manufacturer such as Bentley so when the following dropped onto the #MotorMartinRacing desk the decision was made to publish in full. Enjoy: Bentley Motorsport and American partner team K-PAX Racing have secured their first championship win together – the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge GT teams’ title – following a consistently strong season and dominant series finale. In what was Bentley’s first season with K-PAX Racing, the team scored a podium in each of the five sprint events that took place on … Continue reading News: BENTLEY MOTORSPORT WINS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN USA