CAMERON DONALD TO RIDE FOR NORTON FACTORY TEAM AT 2014 ISLE OF MAN TT RACES
Norton Motorcycles can confirm that Cameron Donald will contest the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, with the Australian ace lining up in the Dainese Superbike and PokerStars Senior TT Races for Norotn. Cameron will start both races from the number 19 position, made famous by the late Steve Hislop who took Norton’s last TT victory in the 1992 Senior Race.
Cameron, hailing from Warrandyte, near Melbourne, won the TT Newcomers Trophy in 2005 and set the paddock alight a year later when he took a stunning second place in the Senior TT. 2008 saw him claim a Superbike-Superstock double victory … Read More
Norton can today announce a partnership with Zircotec. Their unique 99% pure Zirconia Ceramic coating reduces exhaust temperatures by 33% and is suitable for applications up to 1400 degrees C, the ceramic coating is plasma sprayed on to the exhaust at a temperature of 10,000 degrees C. It will reduce fuel usage and increase the thermal efficiency of the engine, as well as significantly lowering water temperatures. Other benefits include reduced heat around the rear shock unit which in turn will give greater consistency and less thermal degradation to viscosity of the fluid within the shock reservoir which can lead to softening of the shock action throughout the race, issues like this are highlighted at races such as the long … Read More
Following on from the recent addition of Mick Grant to the Norton Factory race team, Norton can today announce they have hired Steve Plater to test and develop the Norton SG2 TT race bike. Yesterday saw the first test, with a high speed stability test carried out at Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire. … Read More
Norton returns to Belgium to exhibit the Commando 961 range at the Brussels motorcycle show. Our exclusive Norton dealers headed up by Mike Van Ouytsel and Baert Romain said “the press attention and enthusiasm was overwhelming. it was fantastic to have the Norton bikes here to showcase at the biggest motorcycle show in Belgium.”
Mike and the Belgium team are regular visitors to the Norton factory, learning service and workshop procedures over the last few years. We wish them well going forwards and are sure their passion and love for motorcycling will bring them great success with Norton.
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