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American disappointment for Ellison

Friday, 3, August 2012

Britain's James Ellison saw his successful run of four consecutive points scoring rides come to an abrupt halt when he crashed out of round ten of the MotoGP World Championship at Mazda Laguna Seca last weekend. read more »

Paul Bird Motorsport Information:

Paul Bird’s team have been regular campaigners at national level in the UK for many seasons on track and on the roads, and for the last four years in the World Superbike Championship. The Cumbrian outfit now takes its first steps in the premier class of motorcycle racing with the ART machine and joining them on this new adventure is a rider with previous MotoGP experience in James Ellison, who raced for WCM and Tech3 Yamaha in 2005 and 2006 respectively.

Team Management

  • Paul BirdTeam Principal
  • Paul RisbridgerTeam Manager

James Ellison Crew

  • Mick ShanleyCrew Chief
  • Phil BorleyTrack Engineer
  • Dave ParksMechanic
  • Dan SwyerMechanic
  • Steve KendallMechanic
  • Glen PreeceAdvisor
  • Bike Info
  • Bike ART
  • Engine 65 V4 999cc
  • Power Over 220hp
  • Top Speed Over 330 km/h
  • Chassis Aluminium ART
  • Dry weight 162kg
  • Suspension
  • Front Inverted fork (Öhlins)
  • Rear Rear shock (Öhlins)
  • Brakes
  • Front Two 320mm carbon discs (Brembo)
  • Rear Steel disc (Brembo)