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Turn 2 expand

Genevieve Lesieur receives the CMG racing babe of the year award (complete with staff phone numbers). The popular track day rental and riding instructional group Turn 2 Sportbike rentals has announced its 2008 plans, including dates at Calabogie, Mosport, and Shannonville.  The group will continue to use Suzuki GSX-R600s and is expanding the educational side … Continue reading Turn 2 expand

Butterflies whups Dakar

Race organizer Nadia Ghammoudi The Dakar was cancelled, but the fifth annual, women-only, Butterflies Rally in the Tunisian desert goes on — today, in fact — with women from Africa, Europe, and even North America participating. The Tunisian Ministry of Youth, Sports and Physical Education picked Nadia Ghammoudi, daughter of Olympic champion Mohammed Ghammoudi, to … Continue reading Butterflies whups Dakar

Bayliss wins double at home

Bayliss takes it home, twice Ducati rider Troy Bayliss enjoyed a spectacular island getaway on the weekend, winning the Australian double-header in World Superbike as competitors followed him like groupies chasing a superstar in both rounds. Bayliss has announced that this will be his last year in Superbike racing, so the home-turf double-win was … Continue reading Bayliss wins double at home