Jorge Lorenzo, Third In Austin, Still Leads the World Championship

After a bad start, Jorge Lorenzo finished third in Austin, which is sufficient for him to retain his leadership in the provisional classification of the championship.

The HJC Helmets rider needed the maximum concentration, intelligent racing and to ride alone in third position almost from beginning to end of the race.

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Day of Champions tickets on sale now!

Every year, on the Thursday before the British MotoGP at Silverstone, MotoGP stars and fans come together to help support Riders for Health. A fun day out for the whole family, the highlight is an amazing live auction featuring all of the top MotoGP riders where fans raise thousands of pounds bidding for signed racing memorabilia. There is also live music, quizzes, interviews with riders and stunt displays throughout the day. Paddock and pit-lane ticket holders also get an inside look at the world of MotoGP with behind the scenes access. What’s more, Day of Champions raises hundreds of thousands of pounds for our lifesaving work in Africa.

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Jon Railton Newsletter – 21/04/2013

Testing – Snetterton – 1st April 2013

This would be the last chance for Jon to test the new for 2013 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsas before the first round of the championships. The first session was very cold and Jon low sided on the second lap exiting Russell’s with minimal damage to the bike and himself.

The low temperatures persisted all day giving no chance to test the tyres at anything like race pace. Jon would have to try and set up both the Ducati which he had never ridden in the dry and Kawasaki ZX10r on the new tyres at Brands Hatch.

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Another Podium Position for Team WD40

The second round of the National Superstock 1000 and the Monster Energy British Championships at Thruxton race circuit delivered some excellent results, including another podium position.

Joe Francis secured his secont trophy with a well deserved second place in the Motostar race, recording a record breaking lap time in the process.

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Team WD40 Riders Excited by Season Opener

The 2013 season got off to a flying start for Team WD-40 in the opening round of the National Superstock 1000 and the Monster Energy Motostar British Championships, delivering some excellent results, including a first podium finish and trophy of the season for 15 year old Joe Francis.

Joe, secured second place in the Motostar race to get his season off to a great start on the Honda NSF250R.

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Weise K-Shield – a glove for all reasons

The new K-Shield gloves from Weise® bring together a range of innovative technologies, combining the strength of Kevlar and modern construction techniques with the traditional values of leather.

Manufactured from an outer layer of Keshield®, a hybrid fabric mixed with Dupont Kevlar to offer exceptional resistance to abrasion, puncture and tearing, combined with a double layered leather palm, the K-Shield provides the rider with a light but protective glove that is soft to the touch.

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Jon Railton Newsletter – 19/03/2013

Firstly a big thanks to all those supporters past and present who have contributed to the success and progress Jon has made to date.2013 marks a significant change in strategy as Jon takes the step of joining a team that has a substantial title sponsor and infra-structure capable of delivering resources which will enable Jon to progress beyond the National Superstock championship.

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