News: GSX-R125 JOINS GSX-R1000R ON SUZUKI 0% FINANCE DEAL

The sun is finally beginning to shine and so thoughts turn to the joys of motorcycling and perhaps, just perhaps it’s time to purchase the new Suzuki you’ve always promised yourself. Good news then is that Suzuki are ready to help as the GSX-R125 has joined the range-topping GSX-R1000R on Suzuki’s 0% finance, offer, and is now available for £60 per month with a minimum deposit of just £500. A bargain! Suzuki have explained to MotorMartin that their entry-level GSX-R entered the 125cc sportsbike segment boasting the best power and torque-to-weight ratios in the class, and uses a free-revving, DOHC … Continue reading News: GSX-R125 JOINS GSX-R1000R ON SUZUKI 0% FINANCE DEAL

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News: THE 2019 MISSION WINNOW DUCATI TEAM PRESENTED AT NEUCHÂTEL

The Mission Winnow Ducati team, which will compete in the 2019 MotoGP World Championship, was presented recently at the iconic Cube, Philip Morris International’s Research and Development centre in the lakeside Swiss town. Riders Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci unveiled … Continue reading News: THE 2019 MISSION WINNOW DUCATI TEAM PRESENTED AT NEUCHÂTEL

News: SUZUKI UNVEILS KATANA AT INTERMOT AND ANNOUNCES UPDATES FOR GSX-R1000

It’s certainly been a long time coming but at last, the #MotorMartinMotorbikes desk can finally announce the news that many of you out there have been waiting for. News that Suzuki have finally unveiled a new Katana for 2019, pulling the wraps off the latest machine to bear the iconic name at Intermot in Cologne, Germany, as well as announcing a host of updates to the GSX-R1000. The following is direct from Suzuki themselves and shared in full. Katana The original Katana has maintained a legendary status since its launch in 1981, with a design that remains as impactful now as … Continue reading News: SUZUKI UNVEILS KATANA AT INTERMOT AND ANNOUNCES UPDATES FOR GSX-R1000

News: DUCATI PERFORMANCE TRIOPTIONS CUP RETURNS FOR 2019

For fans of those rather enigmatic, red, twin cylinder works of art, Ducati UK have confirmed to MotorMartin that the Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup will once again feature as part of the British Superbike Championship in 2019. For those that don’t know, Ducati have shared the following, enjoy: This one-make series featuring the 959 Panigale, has become an important and popular support series to the British Superbike championship. The enduring popularity of the Cup has never been more evident in the last two years with record entries. The championship has been admired within the paddock for its competitiveness and high … Continue reading News: DUCATI PERFORMANCE TRIOPTIONS CUP RETURNS FOR 2019

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: RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM COMPLETES MID-SEASON TESTING AT PORTIMÃO

Some news now for those, much like us here on the #MotorMartinRacing desk, that can’t wait for the World Superbike stars to return to the track after their long summer break. That’s certainly not to say that the teams have been standing still as testing has been continuing behind the scenes, subtle changes giving small improvements in lap time allowing the team to bridge the gap to the front of the field. Indeed, The Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team have shared with MotorMartin the following news after completing their mid-season testing programme in a private two-day test and the … Continue reading News: RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM COMPLETES MID-SEASON TESTING AT PORTIMÃO