Mick Grant joins the Norton Factory Race Team

Norton Motorcycles today announces that Mick Grant, seven-time Isle of Man TT winner has joined the Norton Factory Racing team, some 40 years after he last rode for the Norton Factory.

The softly spoken, down to earth Yorkshireman will take the team forward in this year’s TT when they return with the much developed SG2 Factory bike, to take part in this iconic road race.

Mick will have responsibility towards bike development, rider management and importantly will be sharing his vast TT and racing experience with the highly capable team of young engineers within the Norton Factory Race Team.

In a racing career spanning almost 20 years, Mick won seven Isle of Man TT races and was the rider who … Read More

A Royal visit

HRH the Duke of Cambridge dropped in to see Norton at the UK Motorcycle show. Prince William is a bike enthusiast and showed great interest in the British built Norton range. He even tried out the Norton SG2 factory TT bike. Norton are proud and prvilidged to have had Prince William spend some time with us and show his interest in the company and our bikes.   Read More

Norton/OSET Delight

Norton HQ hosted an OSET Fun Day on Saturday 16th November when over 50 children demonstrated that their enthusiasm and passion for motorbikes is as strong as ever.

A factory tour took visitors through the early days of Norton right up to the present day with a range of fascinating bikes on display. Visitors enjoyed a real insight into how these British built bikes are made – a true ‘behind the scenes’ experience. A lucky few also got to sit on some of the bikes on display.

OSET Delight

Around three quarters of the kids had never ridden a trials event before, so the practice event proved the perfect introduction. Following a short demonstration, riders were given their own score cards a … Read More

Norton into the USA

Today we are very pleased to announce we have shipped the first batch of Norton Commando 961 bikes to the USA. A huge and historic step for Norton as the USA is a large and important market for Norton. The shipment is the first delivery of new Norton bikes for some 30+ years.. Norton Motorcycles USA CEO Dan Van Epps has assembled many of the best US dealers to represent Norton, the US dealer contact details are available on our website at www.nortonmotorcycles.com any other enquiries regarding the US should be addressed to infousa@nortonmotorcycles.comRead More