A word from Guy

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“So a lot of folk have been talking asking about racing and what I’m doing. “I went into the year right excited about the new Honda. I thought it would be great straight away and so did the team. I soon realised that it needed a lot of developing and it will be great but it needs time and I’ve …

Rebuilding a Spitfire

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Guy’s new TV programme is a documentary about the re-building of N3200, a WW2 Spitfire. Read all about it here. It’s breakfast time on Sunday, May 26, 1940 In Northern France the British forces are in full retreat, backed onto the French coast at Dunkirk and facing complete obliteration. Prime Minister Winston Churchill has been in power for only a …

Gold Cup Update

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  It’s looking likely that Guy will be in Germany testing for Le Mans during the Scarborough Gold Cup.   This means he will probably not be attending.

Guy heads to Cadwell Park for its 80th anniversary

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  Guy heads to his local Cadwell Park circuit this weekend to celebrate its 80th anniversary. He will ride a Suzuki RG500 in a special Classic Racer Champions of Cadwell Parade and compete in three races, the Charlie’s Trophy, Tommy Wood Trophy and Count of Cadwell. Oh and someone he knows pretty well might be on the Martek… More info …

Dirt Quake III Update

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Last weekend, Guy raced at the two-day Dirt Quake meeting, organised by his friends at Sideburn magazine, at the Norfolk Arena, King’s Lynn. On Friday night he raced in the Dirt Track Riders Association Restricted and Pro class. Riding the very Suzuki RMZ450 that repeatedly sunk to the bottom of a Welsh lake during filming for the last series of …

A brand new TV show for Guy in 2014

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Working Title ‘Speed’ for Channel 4 – Broadcast in 2014. A North One Television production.   Guy Martin claims that nothing can match the adrenaline rush he gets when racing on public roads around the Isle of Man TT course at 200mph. So now he’s setting out to see if he can find anything that can give him the same …

Guy heads to New Zealand

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Just a heads-up that Guy will be appearing at the Cemetery Circuit in Wanganui, New Zealand on Boxing Day this year. More details on the link below. http://www.cemeterycircuit.co.nz    

Guy Martin celebrates podium in Le Mans World Endurance Round

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Tyco Suzuki rider Guy Martin swapped the roads for the Le Mans circuit at the weekend in the 24-hour race, the final round of the World Endurance Championship.   The Lincolnshire rider teamed up with Dylan Buisson and Gwen Giabanni in the Team R2CL Suzuki privateer outfit and the team finished a very credible second in the race, seven laps …

Classic TT Update

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Update: Guy was hoping to race in the Classic TT but has had to pull out. “There’s been a lot of trouble with the prototype Manx Norton. It wouldn’t run properly until tonight (Thursday). I arrived over this morning (Thurs) and the organisers wouldn’t let me practice – so there was no option other than to head back home. Bugger!”

Southern 100 Road Races, Isle of Man

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Riding a Tyco Suzuki GSX-R1000, Guy Martin has won the Southern 100 Manx Gas Solo Championship title in fine style at the 4.25 mile Billown Circuit. The Lincolnshire man also set a new absolute lap record in the process of 114.245 mph – smashing the existing lap record, held by Michael Dunlop, by 0.67 mph. In perfect conditions, Martin tucked …

Glemseck 101

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  Right. what do you reckon to these pics?   I went on a road trip with the Red Torpedo boss a week or two ago, I know it’s a bold statement but I’d reckon it was the coolest show I’ve ever been to. It was called the Glemseck 101 in Stuttgart, Germany.   What about that number plate look? …

Update – Rhyl – Sat August 6th 2011

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  I’m sorry but I won’t be racing the flat track at Rhyl today, because I’m still injured from a mountain crash and I want to be right for the Ulster. Sorry for the short notice. It’ll still be a cracking race if you planned to go.