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2009 Thundersprint Race Report

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
The 2009 Thundersprint has been declared as a great success, the details of what made this year's thundersprint such an exciting event are revealed for those who missed it.

Tennessee Ride for Kids Raises PBTF $40K

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
The first Middle Tennessee Ride for Kids raised $40,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation with more than 255 motorcyclists and supporters gathering at Jim Warren Park in Franklin for the event.

2009 Thundersprint a Huge Success

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
The sun shone, classic race engines roared round the tight town centre track, the Morris Men danced - and the crowds packed into Northwich town centre in their tens of thousands for the 2009 Thundersprint.

Brammo Adds New Chief Operating Officer

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
With production of the Brammo Enertia plug-in electric motorcycle ramping up, Brammo made another key addition to its executive leadership team.

Brammo Electric Motorcycles Add Staff

Friday, May 1, 2009
Brammo, a start-up electric motorcycle company based in Ashland, Oregon, adds a Director of Marketing, Director of Retail, and an Electrical Engineering Manager to kick-off the debut of their Enertia bike.

Bonhams Motorcycle Auction Raises 1.4M

Thursday, April 30, 2009
With 88% of lots sold, there was plenty to get revved up about at Bonhams’ Sale of Pioneer, Vintage and Collectors' Motorcycles at The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford on Sunday April 26th.

Sunwise Sunglasses Sponsors Thundersprint

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Sunwise Sunglasses is sponsoring the Thundersprint Cavalcade for 2009, and every racer in The Thundersprint will get a complimentary pair of Sunwise Windrush sunglasses from the 'Interchangeables' range to crown their day!

Cooper Motorcycle Collection to be Auctioned

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
The Cooper Collection of motorcycles mothballed for 30 years will be auctioned by Bonhams on June 20th at their new premises at Kidlington, near Oxford.

A History of BSA Vintage Motorcycles

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
A short history of the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Marque of the Year, BSA. Humble beginnings led to seven decades of motorcycle excellence for the British Birmingham Small Arms Co.

EagleRider Sponsors Women Motorcyclists

Friday, April 17, 2009
EagleRider has beeen named as the official motorcycle rental sponsor at the 2009 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference, presented by Harley-Davidson and Buell.

HM Plant Honda Team at The Thundersprint

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Thundersprint fans are going to be treated to the whole HM Plant Honda factory team at the Thundersprint complete with top riders Steve Plater and Glen Richards, works bikes and factory mechanics.

Thundersprint 2009 Preview

Thursday, April 9, 2009
The Thundersprint in Northwich, UK offers an entertaining weekend for classic motorcycle lovers, with a Bike Show and the opportunity to see celebrities perform old-school sprint racing.

Queen Steals James May from Thundersprint

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
James May, co-presenter of the BBC’s Top Gear, will not participate in the Thundersprint this year because the Queen of England has snatched him for her flower show.

Vintage Motorcycle Days Honors CBX & CB750

Friday, March 6, 2009
Honda has fueled some of motorcycling's most significant leaps. The models behind these developments are the pioneering CB750 series and the fabulous CBX, which have consequently earned a place in the hearts of motorcycle fans worldwide.

Industry Auction to Benefit Trevitt

Monday, March 2, 2009
The motorcycle industry has come together and donated over 300 items to benefit injured moto-jouranlist Andrew Trevitt. Check it out!

Zero S Electric Bike Gets Tax Credit

Thursday, February 19, 2009
Zero Motorcycles announces its upcoming street legal electric motorcycle will be eligible for 10% federal tax credit for plug-in vehicles.

Summer Classic Shows at AMA's MHoF

Thursday, February 19, 2009
Two-wheel enthusiasts are invited to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum this summer for the 4th annual Japanese Motorcycle Saturday on June 6, 2009, and the 4th annual British & European Motorcycle Saturday on August 22, 2009

Penske Racing Shocks Hosts Seminar

Monday, February 16, 2009
Penske Racing Shocks, a world leader in racing shock technology, would like to invite all riders, mechanics, shock specialists, and crew members to attend a Motorcycle Shock Seminar on March 14, 2009 or April 18, 2009, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

KTM Demo Day at the Auto Club Speedway

Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Fastrack Riders and KTM Motorsports have teamed together to bring you a day filled of exciting fast-paced riding January 31-February 1, 2009 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA.

James Toseland in Concert at Thundersprint

Monday, January 26, 2009
MotoGP star James Toseland will be entertaining his many fans at the Northwich Memorial Hall on Saturday 9 May, the day before James appears in the Thundersprint races.