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About GR Motosport Ltd

Formed in 1995

GR Motosport Ltd was formed in 1995 from the sponsor/rider relationship of Tony Robinson and Brent Gladwin.

The teams birth came as the former Championship winning formula was brought to a premature end with an injury to Brent which ended his riding career.

It was decided that the expertise and equipment should not go to waste and should be used to promote young riders through to Title glory.

Our Progress

In its short history, One European and 12 British titles have gone to GR riders, and most have gone on to become superstars of the sport.

Since Brent took sole ownership in 2011 his direction in developing the Team and building working relationships with blue chip companies like WD-40, Intel and Nvidia, have seen our skills in racing become enhanced by our developing skills in Marketing, PR and Corporate entertainment.

Working very closely with our partners to amplify their goals in Brand exposure and PR through all channels including TV, Press, B2B and Social media we hope to help them all promote and increase sales.


Our current aim as reigning British Champions (2016) is to continue the strategy of developing young talent, with riders in the British Superbike Championship series while delivering high ROI through fantastic exposure for our Partners and Sponsors.

Brent would be pleased to listen to your advertising and corporate entertainment requirements and tailor a package to suit all your exacting needs. Please take the time to contact us for an informal chat, it will surprise you where it could lead.

Latest News

There’s a Storm coming: Stacey set to become youngest rider to make Bennetts BSB debut with GR Motosport

February 21, 2020

There’s a Storm coming to the Bennetts British Superbike Championship as the youngest-ever rider lines up on the 2020 grid in Britain’s premier motorsport series. Storm Stacey makes his championship debut at the opening round at Silverstone this Easter (April 10/11/12), aged just 16-years-old, 11 months and 19 days.

Stacey has progressed through the support class championships, finishing in third place in the British Motostar Moto3 GP Championship in 2017 and 2018 as well as competing in the British Talent Cup before joining GR Motosport last year to move into the Pirelli National Superstock 600 class.
In only his first season on board the 600cc machine he fought his way into title contention before finishing third in the overall standings at the end of last year’s campaign, claiming 2 race wins and consistent podium finishes.

His graduation to the premier Bennetts BSB class is endorsed by series organizer MSVR who obtained the necessary dispensation due to his age from the ACU as the UK licensing authority, and the MCRCB as the series governing body, following a successful 1000cc machine test program at the end of 2019 and ahead of the forthcoming Spanish and UK tests.

GR Motosport, which has celebrated both British and International titles in the support classes, will continue with the STAUFF Academy which will be announced in due course

Stacey said: “This is really exciting for me – I am still only 16 and I am going to be riding a Superbike in BSB this year! I cannot thank the team and everyone who has supported me so far in my career because without them I would not have this opportunity this year.
“As a team we had looked at Superstock 1000, but after some laps to get a feel for it at both Donington Park and Jerez it felt really natural straight away and I was able to post some good times despite it being my first test.

“The team then wanted to give me this chance on the Superbike and I can’t wait to get started. The way I look at it is it will be a big learning curve but I got inspiration from Ryan Vickers, who moved from the Superstock 600 to the Superbike last year.

“It’s a more powerful bike with no traction control, but I am sure it will feel like second nature to me after the first round of tests, but there is no pressure on me and I love to learn the bike and understand it. That was what I did last year in the Superstock 600 class and we were fighting for the title at the final round!

“I have been getting myself in gear ready for testing and this new challenge and I am really looking forward to having this chance to prove myself on the Superbike gradually over the season.”

Team Owner Brent Gladwin commented: “As part of our 2020 Celebrations to announce that Storm will be lining up in the Superbike class is something that we are immensely excited about. It is a landmark season for us with it being the 25th Year in Racing so to be able to continue our ethos of young rider development by giving such a young and talented rider the chance to progress from the STAUFF Academy to the Superbike grid make me extremely proud.

“Storm has shown such a level of ability and maturity both on and off the track and this is something that we are looking forward to developing throughout the 2020 season. We know that it is a big step up from the Superstock 600 class, but from what we saw at the end of the season Spanish tests on the big bike and no pressure – Storm can learn and progress throughout this year and into the next, and I think we are going to have a lot of fun.

We now look forward to the first BSB test next week where Storm will make his public debut on the Superbike and announcing the exciting 2020 STAUFF Quick Connect Academy line up on our return”

Australian Superbike star Bryan Staring joins GR’s STAUFF Quick Connect Academy at Brands Hatch

July 20, 2018

Australian Superbike star Bryan Staring joins GR’s STAUFF Quick Connect Academy at Brands Hatch.

Bryan currently 6th in the ASBK riding for BC Performance the official Australian Kawasaki Superbike Team will ride the Teams Kawasaki ZX10RR in the highly competitive SuperStock 1000 championship – this is a one of ride while the Team look for a permanent replacement for the departing Seeley.

We have to thank Kelvin Reilly owner of BC Performance, Kawasaki Australia and Kawasaki UK for their support in making this possible at such short notice.

Bryan who has rode for GR before said “as expected from Brent and his Team, everything is professionally presented and looks fantastic. I am now looking forward to to racing.”


July 18, 2018

The sun baked hillside circuit of Knockhill in Scotland saw the continued points building performances by all Team WD-40 / STAUFF Quick Connect Academy riders.

Team WD-40 BSB rookie Mason Law really enjoyed his Superbike weekend. Riding his Kawasaki ZX10RR Law continues to make improvements throughout the weekend with strong showing in all the practice sessions and again pushing through to personal best in Qualifying 2.

Starting 17th on the grid and making great progress in both races he put it to good use strong lap times toward the end of each race to secure more valuable BSB points for 15thand 14thplaces in front of a packed and appreciative Scottish audience including the enthusiastic delegation from STAUFF Aberdeen.

Speaking of his weekend, Mason said: “It was another good weekend on my WD-40 Superbike at Knockhill. We once again made it through to Q2 and gained two points’ scoring finishes.”
Discussing the team and personal development he has made on the ZX-10RR Kawasaki throughout the opening five rounds of the 2018 series, he added: “Every time I throw my leg over the bike I’m learning something new, whether that’s about myself, or about the bike and set-up.

“I’m happy with the foundations we have built now, and I know it won’t be long until we can gain the fruits of all the hard work that’s being bundled in to this project.”

Praising the GR Motosport squad, he was keen to say: “Thanks again to my team, and my crew who were faultless all weekend. A big mention to my personal partners and of course all of the great motorcycling fans that flocked to the circuit to support us all. I’m extremely grateful.”

Looking ahead to the next round he concluded: “It’s Brands Hatch next, and the GP circuit too. That I’m really looking forward to.”

Liam ready to Race!

Liam Delves had potentially one of his strongest weekend to date aboard the STAUFF Quick Connect Academy DR Moto with 2 top ten finishes.

Liam’s weekend was looking really good throughout practice and in qualifying where he sadly slipped of the little DR Moto in turn 2 while lying 3rd which dropped him back to 8th on the grid in this highly competitive category.

Liam was to take more strong HEL Performance Motostar points in both races for his 9th and 7th places, but the second race was and exciting event seeing a break away group of 3 leaving Liam leading the 2nd group in a battle for 4th. Liam had done all he could to be out foxed in the last turn to crass the line in 7th just losing out by fractions of a second.

“I had a good weekend spoiled by the little off in qualifying” said Delves, He continued: – “ I had an enjoyable second race and thought I had done enough for 4th but misread my pit board and got pushed out on the last corner. &th is ok but I really wanted that 4th place ‘Next Time!!

Alastair Seeley STAUFF Quick Connect Academy Superstock 1000 made hard work of his 2 races.

Qualifying 11th and running off track in the first race at turn one really put him down the field, He managed to fight back to 11th at the flag. In the second race again making hard work for himself starting 13th on the grid things started to come together for Alastair pushing through to 6th and chasing the leading group only to have the 24 lap race stopped on lap 16 due to an incident and the result declared. The result moved us up one place to 5th in the championship.

STAUFF Quick Connect Academy ZX10RR Leads the action

Brent Gladwin, Managing Director of GR Motosport: – “A very strong weekend for all 3 riders in the heat of Knockhill. Even though we are looking good in all 3 categories with continued hard work from everyone there are still some more improvements from both Men and Machine to come. We are moving forward in results and championship standings in all three classes so let’s keep pushing race to race.

Its back to Brands Hatch for the fans favorite GP track which has been both good and cruel to us in the past lets see what it produces for us this time


June 1, 2018

Donington Park World Superbikes was a hugely successful event with Mason Law hitting all the targets set by his Team WD-40 Superbike.

The World Superbike at Donington with its highs and lows in racing still achieved all GR Motosport’s ambitions for the event. As part of our race program and rider development we had set Mason targets of improving his lap times in the dry by a huge two seconds.

Fridays very busy schedule of 3 session set the tone when in the first session the wet conditions were a great leveler and confidence booster when Mason finished a very strong 18th place. The second session in mixed conditions was reasonable but the Third session in the dry is where things really started to shine. The Team had put together a great bike and Mason seem to revel in the situation getting faster and fast again ending the session in 18th on a BSB spec bike with 250 revs less than we would normally use. Mason had already achieved all our goals setting PB after PB to end the day 2 seconds faster than he had ever gone before….

Saturday started well in FP4 when Mason continued his form pushing us into Q2 where unfortunately is all went wrong. On a very hot lap Mason just asked a little too much from his ZX10RR and down they both went live on TV.. at first things did not look so good but with a quick visit to the med center and some treatment on a wrist and ankle injury we though he could race.

A valiant effort by Mason and his crew where Mason was able to start the second race and lap faster again was sadly curtailed when the wrist injury just became too much for the Essex youngster and forced him out!


Mason launching the TEAM WD-40 Kawasaki ZX10RR on a hot lap in qualifying

Mason Law: “Donington Park World Superbike was something special! It was a great experience for me and my team. The idea was to always use this opportunity to gain track and set-up time while collections valuable data.

We took this time to make some changes to my ZX10rr and how I rider her, honestly every change we made was an improvement which doesn’t always happen that way. Friday was great hitting all our targets but
qualifying and the races didn’t go to plan however I personally have learnt tones from the world’s best riders and I can’t help but look back at the weekend positively.

As always, thank you to my fantastic team, to my crew for their hard work, they battled through some hard tasks including an off of mine and all of our valued partners, it wouldn’t be possible without your support!

I am now looking forward to carrying this momentum to Snetterton on the 15th-17th June.

Brent Gladwin GR Motosport Managing Director: “Well that was a fantastic event for us in all areas. The exposure we gained for our partners, reinforced the marketing opportunities we create and deliver in all our activities with and for them!

From a racing perspective I repeat what I said about taking a knife to a gun fight, although I did not realize that the knife would be blunted by losing 250 revs from our normal BSB limit. Mason and the Team did a brilliant job in building lap times consistently 2 seconds faster than he had done before which in my mind is job done ! – Ok in racing or any competition we are all greedy and our past achievements soon after they are made become old hat and you push on again. Mason did just this and sadly fell, but we learned a tremendous amount allowing him to push on to faster times in the race a great sign for the next BSB at Snetterton.

Mason Law makes World Superbike debut

May 22, 2018

Exciting times here at GR Motosport as we enter this weekends World Superbike event at Donington Park with a new sponsorship agreement with WESUBSEA.

Sheffield based GR Motosport, in welcoming WeSubsea as a partner for this weekends World Superbike event are pleased to continue our ethos of introducing new industries to our sport whilst again paving the way for others to follow.

WeSubsea are a leading manufacturer of ROV and diver dredging systems, with their vast experience and innovative approach they can provide clients with equipment that has a proven track record and superior performance.
Team WD-40 Superbike has been granted a one event entry and both Mason and the Team are looking forward to the World championship event with the challenges of using our British Superbike Championship bike.

Jason Wilson WeSubsea Managing Director, “When the opportunity arose to Join Mason and the team for this WSB round we jumped at the chance. Being part of such a large event with a great friendly team is what WeSubsea are all about. We appreciate all the hard work and preparation that goes in to this kind of event and wish the team all the very best!


Mason looking forward to Donington on-board the TEAM WD-40 Kawasaki ZX10RR

Mason Law: “I’m very excited to be rolling out of pit lane on Friday to commence my World Superbike debut. I’m looking forward to getting back out at a circuit that is one of my favourites and putting in some solid work with my crew!

We’ve made some great progress with both the bike and myself since round 1 of the BSB championship so it will be good to get back to a circuit I have raced at already this year!

Myself, the team and our partners are looking forward to having some fun this upcoming weekend
which is all about gaining experience listening and learning for me. My bike will be BSB spec and it is solely about getting some competitive miles under my belt before we resume our BSB calendar at Snetterton!

Brent Gladwin GR Motosport Managing Director : ” We are taking this WSB one event entry as a fantastic opportunity to continue Mason’s Superbike rider developemnt. It is quite difficult at this time of the year when everyone is consentrating on the NW 200 and the TT to get meaningful test time. The World Superbike event delivers added exposure for all our partners while supplying valuable high level testing with some great racing thrown in. We know that taking our BSB spec bike to WSB will be like taking a knife to a gun fight but you just never know what can happen until you try.

First Superbike points for Mason Law

May 15, 2018

Sheffield based GR Motosport’s Team WD-40 Superbike rider Mason Law scored his first Superbike points at the third round of the Championship at Oulton Park.

The weekend started well for the Team with BSB Rookie Law finishing the first practice session in a superb 11th place. Mason carried this form into the second session where unfortunately in the dying moment he suffered a very high-speed crash and while thankfully Mason was un injured his ZX10RR was badly damaged.

Working Late into the night his crew lead by Danny and Geoff managed to build a bike but qualifying was not what we wanted, Mason finished 22nd on the grid leaving a lot of work to do.

In the First Race Mason made a good start and settled in to build his rhythm and confidence, as the 18-lap race continued Mason’s pace stayed strong and he fought to grab his first British Superbike points on the very last lap, a great result for the Benfleet Essex resident.

The high and lows of racing are sometimes too quick to follow each other and sadly the second race was short lived when a damaged component from the crash failed in the first few laps

Mason Law, speaking of his weekend, which included a top six time in the early part of free practice and a huge 120mph crash, the Benfleet lad explained: “It was a really strange weekend which started off on a positive note, when we were P6 at one point in the opening session. It’s a huge sigh of relief that we found a bit of pace at the previous week’s test, which then allowed us to try some bits and pieces with the bike at Oulton.”

Recounting his high-speed incident, he added: “Unfortunately after another rider had crashed, I hit a bit of debris on the track and stepped off at 120mph. The bike was in three pieces afterwards, which left the team and my crew a big workload to build me a new bike.

“This meant we had to go into qualifying a little blind, and I was quite tense and we ended up back in twenty-second. That made race one not so easy. I made a good jump off the line but got beaten up quite a bit in the early exchanges. I did catch the group fighting for twelfth, but we ran out of time to make any additional progress, although a point is a point, and we will take that fifteenth-place finish.”

Speaking of race two he concluded: “For race two we got to start a little further up the grid [one row]. I felt I got a good launch but didn’t seem to gain anything, then unfortunately I had to pull in with a technical problem to end our weekend a little earlier than anticipated.

“Again, there are a lot of positives to take from the meeting and we also have the Snetterton test coming up next week, so I’m looking forward to getting back out on the bike and putting some work in again. Before that I need to take a few days and relax the body to let it repair itself, but thankfully I wasn’t too hurt in the crash; just some heavy bruising, so I’ll live to fight another day and we get to go again.”

The STAUFF Quick Connect Academy of Alastair Seeley (STK 1000) and Liam Delves (MotoStar) although they continue their very strong Top Ten finishes its not where everyone wants to be.

STK 1000 :- Alastair, who is suffering from a few little set-up niggles with chatter and electronics as he becomes more accustomed to the ZX10 RR topped the second free practice but was unable to maximize this qualifying in 9th but just 0.6 off pole.

In the Race Ali made his usual good start and was in a race long duel for the podium with championship leader Billy McConnell just losing out on the last lap to take 7th to maintain his strong finish rate.

Alastair Seeley: – “It was a steady enough weekend and it was nice to go P1 in the second session. I was a bit disappointed to go P9 in qualifying even though we were close enough on time, so we reverted to something in warm-up we were happy with I got a good time but got held up in 1 of the sectors. For the race I thought we could run a podium and I was running top 3 or 4 mid race but then just dropped off a little for 7th. We know have a few weeks off so hopefully we will get a test in before Snetterton and make progress from there”.

MotoStar: – Liam continues to start the weekend quite well on the DR Moto3 taking 8th and 6th in free practice and then putting in personal best to qualify 5th for the first race, but all this hard work is lost through the continued bad starts which create quite an up hill struggle for the young man. In both races he made a good effort to fight back from his starts again posting personal best times which just dropped away on the last couple of laps of each race to finish 9th and 10th. In the break to the next event Liam has to go practicing his starts to then enable himself to fight for the podium. The development of the DR Moto3 will also continue in the break with some interesting comparison testing to take place.

Liam Delves: –“ I am really enjoying riding the Stauff Quick Connect Academy DR Moto where I am getting better, posting good personal best times, I struggling with my starts which I know I have to work on. I am finishing in the top 10 but I want to be better and its just a case of getting everything together. I am looking forward to a test after Mark is back from the North West and TT and cant wait for the next race.”


Brent Gladwin, Managing Director of GR Motosport, said:- “what a crazy weekend, when they say ‘the highs and lows of racing’ it is simply an understatement. We started the first day with everyone doing a brilliant job then came Mason’s 120 miles an hour crash which threatened his weekend. Ali topped the day in STK and Liam was there or there abouts. Each part of the Team had work to do and all worked together to make it happen. The end results were there to build on with Mason getting his first points and both Alastair and Liam running in the top ten in race and Championship.

With the Northwest 200 and Isle of Man TT taking place over the next month we now have a break from BSB. We are scheduling quite a bit of development and testing for all firstly with Mason who will continue on his BSB program at the official test at Snetterton this week.

We also have an entry for Mason in the World Superbike event later this month to be held at Donington Park on the 25th to 27th. The added high level competition of WSB, will be great experience for Mason and the Team as part of the planned continuation of his Superbike rider development program for BSB.


Round 1 Silverstone Grand Prix April 19th, 2019 - April 21st, 2018
Round 2 Oulton Park May 4th, 2019 - May 6th, 2019
Round 3 Donington Park May 24th, 2019 - May 26th, 2019
Round 4 Brands Hatch GP June 14th, 2019 - June 16th, 2019
Round 5 Knockhill June 28th, 2019 - June 30th, 2019
Round 6 Snetterton 300 July 19th, 2019 - July 21st, 2019
Round 7 Thruxton August 2nd, 2019 - August 4th, 2019
Round 8 Cadwell Park August 16th, 2019 - August 18th, 2019
Round 9 Oulton Park September 6th, 2019 - September 8th, 2019
Round 10 TT Circuit Assen September 20th, 2019 - September 22nd, 2019
Round 11 Donington Park October 4th, 2019 - October 6th, 2019
Round 12 Brands Hatch GP October 18th, 2019 - October 20th, 2019

The Team

Claudio ‘Shorts’ Corti
Born: June 25th, 1987

Claudio ‘Shorts’ Corti

Born:June 25th, 1987
Hometown:Lake Como
Hobbies:Cycling, Ice Hockey, Motor Cross, Guns and Shooting
Favorite Circuit:Phillip Island
Favorite Food:Pizzoccheri (typical kind of pasta from my home town)
Favorite Car:Got more than one but big engines

Eemeli Lahti
Born: September 17th, 1996

Eemeli Lahti

Born:September 17th, 1996
Hobbies:XC-Skiing, Bouldering, motocross
Favorite Circuit:Thruxton
Favorite Food:Chicken Wings
Favorite Car:Aston Martins are the most beautiful, but I’d probably go for La Ferrari
Career Highlights:

STK 1000 #22  

Storm Stacey
Born: April 22nd, 2003

Storm Stacey

Born:April 22nd, 2003
Hobbies:skiing, shooting & mountain biking
Favorite Circuit:Jerez
Favorite Food:roast Lamb
Favorite Car:Rolls Royce Phantom & Audi RS3
Career Highlights:

How did you get into riding bikes? – grown up surrounded by bikes.

What do you like about riding for the STAUFF QUICK CONNECT ACADEMY? – the opportunity to be involved in a professional successful environment?

What Ambitions for the 2019 Season: – find my feet on the 600 and aim to finish in 1st place


13 British Championships Won
1 Euro Championships Won
2 Other



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  • Past Masters

    Liam Delves

    Alastair Seeley

    Born:October 4th, 1979
    Career Highlights:

    2004 Irish Supersport champion

    2005 Irish superbike champion

    2006 Irish Supersport & superbike champion

    2008 NW200 Superstock winner & Mondello Masters champion

    2009 British Superstock 1000 champion & Irish superbike champion & NW200 Superstock winner

    2010 NW200 Supersport & superbike winner & rookie of the year in the British superbike series finishing 6th.

    2011 Fuchs Silkolene British Supersport 600 Champion

    2011 NW200 Supersport 600 winner

    Enkalon Irish Motorcyclist of the Year Award 2012

    NW200 Superbike winner

    2013 BSB Supersport 600cc Runner up

    Sam Atkinson

    Born:September 27th, 2003
    Career Highlights:

    2013;  Started local club racing (3 years too late) competition was hard, but progressed well through out the year 65cc class

    2014  Club Racing and British youths 65 and 85, Best result, Hole shot Award  and Won

    2015 British youth Nationals, North east, then visiting other club racing

    Tommy Bridewell

    Born:August 4th, 1988
    Career Highlights:

    2016 British Superbike Championship 11th
    British Superbike Championship
    British Superbike Championship
    British Superbike Championship
    British Superbike Championship
    British Superbike Championship
    British Superbike Championship
    British Superbike Championship
    Italian Superbike Championship
    British Superbike Championship
    British Supersport Championship
    Virgin Mobile Cup
    British 125 Championship
    British 125 Championship

    Mason Law

    Josh Bannister

    Born:June 11th, 2009
    Career Highlights:

    2014:Numerous wins in the Angmering Summer Series and 2nd overall in the Angmering Winter Series.

    Joe Irving

    Born:August 6th, 1996
    Career Highlights:

    2002 – 2005 Junior grasstrack, second place finishes in British national championship loosing out on winning the championship due to injury.

    2006 – 2008 British Conti Cup UK, First experience of a purpose built race bike after two years learning against the best in the country I went on to take victory in 2008.

    2009 – 2010 Spanish Championship, I competed for two season in spanish championship racing against some of the best up and coming riders from around the world, I took top ten finishes in both championships. many of the riders that I raced against are now in world championship.

    2011- British Superbike Motostar championship, Racing a full 125 gp bike was another big step in my career and I ended my first season in eighth.

    2012- British Superbike Motostar Championship, In my second season in this championship I managed to finish the season fourth, in the championship standings.

    2013- Monster Energy Motostar British Championship, I ended the season in Third place.

    2014- Motul Motostar British Championship, second in the championship missing out on the title by three points.

    Jack Kennedy

    Born:December 6th, 1987
    Career Highlights:

    2014: World Supersport Championship (12th)  Best finish – 2nd Portimao

    2013: World Supersport Championship (7th)

    2012 British Supersport Championship (2nd)

    2011 British Supersport Championship (7th)

    Monarch of Mondello (1st)

    2010 Briitsh Supersport Championship (4th)

    2009  British Supersport Championship (11th).

    Sunflower Trophy Superbike  (3rd)

    2008  R1 Cup Championship (5th)

    Irish Superbike Race of the Year (1st)

    National Supersport Championship (2nd)

    2007 British Supersport Cup Championship (5th)

    Irish Southern Centre Supersport Championship (1st)

    Leinster 200 (1st)

    2006 British Supersport Cup Championship (4th)

    Irish Southern Centre Supersport Championship (1st)

    Birrane Cup Championship (1st)

    Leinster 200  (1st )

    2005 National Irish Supersport Championship (1st)

    Birranne Cup Championship  (1st)

    2004 Irish Clubmans SuperSport Championship (1st)

    2003 125 Aprilla Challenge Championship (2nd)

    2002  Irish Mini-Moto Championship (1st)

    Taylor Mackenzie

    Born:January 24th, 1993
    Career Highlights:

    1997 to 2005: Rode various off-road bikes and quads for fun. First bike was a PW 50 aged 4.

    2006: Competed in Scottish and British Mini moto Championships. Numerous wins in both championships.

    2007: Competed in Scottish and British Mini moto Championships. Numerous wins in both championships and only finished off the rostrum once.

    Began road racing on an Aprilia RS 125 with different clubs so never completed a whole championship. Won first time out at Donington, then went on to take numerous rostrums throughout the year.

    2008: 16th British 125cc Championship – best result 6th
    5th British 125cc Under 16 ACU Academy Cup – best result 3rd

    2009: 20th Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup – best result 9th

    11th British 125cc Championship – best result 4th (2x)
    4th British 125cc Under 16 ACU Academy Cup – (2x) 1st (2x) 2nd (1x) 3rd

    12th in the final round of the Spanish Championship

    2010: 4th British 125cc Championship (After missing rounds to compete in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup) – best result 3x 1st place

    15th Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup – best Result 5th place

    6th place in the final round of the Spanish Championship after qualifying 3rd

    2011: 24th MotoGP 125cc World Championship – best result 5th place

    2012: 14th British Supersport Championship – best result 6th place

    2013: 10th British Supersport Championship – best result 5th place

    2014: 10th British Supersport Championship – best result 2nd place

    Taylor Knapp

    Born:August 8th, 1987
    Hometown:Lapeer MI
    Career Highlights:

    Taylor joined the team for a few races on the Aprilia RSV4 in 2012 a great guy who unfortunately did not gel well with the Aprilia or the UK returning to the US to continue his racing there.

    Marshall Niell

    Born:November 9th, 1975
    Hometown:Portadown NI
    Career Highlights:

    Marshall joined the Team to ride our Factory Aprilia RSV4 becoming the most successful Aprilia rider in the world that year outside the Offical WSB Superbike Team. Winning numerous races, just missing out on the Irish Superbike Championship Title in 2011. Still racing today Marshall is always smiling and fun to have around

    Jon Railton

    Born:March 15th, 1991
    Hometown:Huntingdon, Cambridge
    Career Highlights:

    We have been involved with Jon for a few years from our time as the official Aprilia Team. Jon joined Team WD40 in 2013 for what looked on paper to be a great year riding in 2 classes. His season high lights were winning races and regular podium visits in the Ducati cup just missing out on the title.

    Pete Jennings

    Born:September 15th, 1977
    Hometown:T’up North!
    Career Highlights:

    Pete was our first rider at the start of the team in 1995. Pete set the bench mark for the Team and following riders taking the British National 600 title in our very first season. Pete went on to win many races and still enjoys the odd ride out – His currant main vocation is ‘Crew Chief’ to the Official Yamaha British Superbike Team.

    Tommy Aquino

    Born:May 24th, 1991
    Died:February 2nd, 2014
    Hometown:Santa Clarita, Cal
    Career Highlights:

    Tommy joined the Team in 2013 for his first foray into the British Superbike Championship on board the Team WD40 ZX10in Superstock1000. Tommy grew with the Team and it was not long before we were race winners and regular podium visitors. We had fantastic plans with Tommy but a freak accident while out riding with friends took him from us, he passed away 2nd February 2013, sadly missed RIP

    Kenny Tibble

    Born:May 26th, 1980
    Career Highlights:

    We were please to help Kenny and his Dad Steve win the British Championship in 2000, Steve helped the Team with our 125 project with Lisa Thorne. When we introduced NVIDIA to Motorcycle racing Kenny led the Team for a while under the Team NVIDIA banner.

    James Westmoreland

    Born:June 24th, 1988
    Career Highlights:

    James joined the Team as a raw teenager in 2004 the first year of NVIDIA sponsorship of the. James has progressed his career through the BSB rank and is currently (2014 racing the factory BMW in Superbike and challenging for the shootout)

    Lisa Thorne

    Born:January 24th, 1979
    Career Highlights:

    Lisa spent most of her racing career with the Team pathing the way for today’s current crop of competitive female motorcycle racers. Lisa set many land marks including:- first female to qualify pole in a British National Race and the first to finish in the top ten of a BSB championship race which was at Donington Park. Now retired enjoying family life  

    Karl Harris

    Born:October 10th, 1979
    Died:June 3rd, 2014
    Career Highlights:

    Karl joined the Team at the end of 1998 for a shot at the new FIM European Superstock 1000 Championship in 1999. The Championship was designed to develop new talent alongside the World Superbike Championship. 1999 was an incredible year for British riders in the WSB Championships with Carl Fogarty (Ducati) and Karl Harris winning their respective titles. Karl Harris set the bench mark for future Champions, by winning the first title but he is still the only rider ever to win it on a 750cc machine against all the other 1000c. 

    Steve Plater

    Born:August 22nd, 1972
    Career Highlights:

    Steve joined the Team for some of his first national races on board our Lynx Express Honda Fireblade production racer in 1996 we formed a fun relationship with Steve which we still have today. Steve went on to create his own fantastic racing history until his premature retirement through injury. Still around the sport his infectious smile and laugh can be seen as one of today’s TV pundits

    Barry Burrell

    Born:August 14th, 1986
    Hometown:Co Durham
    Career Highlights:

    2yrs superteens

    2 yrs BMW boxer cup

    2yrs European 600 championship

    2yrs European 1000 championship

    1yr Bsb superstock 1000

    1yr Evo Bsb superbike

    1 full yr full Bsb spec superbike

    Ben Young

    Born:June 8th, 1993
    Career Highlights:

    Daytona 200 – 2013 8th

    Tarran Mackenzie

    Born:October 29th, 1995
    Career Highlights:

    2006/ 2008 – British and Scottish Mini Moto Championship

    2009 – Various Aprilia rs125 championships to secure national licence

    2010 – British 125cc Championship, Best result 17th

    2011 – British 125cc Championship, Best result 4th, 13th overall

    2012 – British Motostar Championship, Best result 2nd, 10th overall

    2013 – British Motostar Championship, Best result 1st, 2nd overall

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