John McGuinness and Ian Hutchinson to launch new VFR1200F Honda at Padgetts
John McGuinness and Ian Hutchinson will be launching the all-new VFR1200F at Padgetts of Batley next weekend (13/14 February) at the home of the Padgetts Honda race team
You can meet the team’s 2010 squad during the weekend as well as check out the latest Honda machinery. Hutchinson and McGuinness will be meeting fans on Saturday and Sunday respectively ahead of their attack on the 2010 Fuchs-Silkolene British Supersport Championship and Metzeler National Superstock 1000 Championship titles.
Padgetts will be celebrating over 50 years of racing in 2010 and are steeped in racing history, with the team working with some of the sport’s biggest names including the legendary Mike Hailwood, Carl Fogarty and 2009 BSB champion Leon Camier. The team have an impressive racing pedigree that spans all classes at the Isle of Man TT, the 250cc and 500cc Grand Prix World Championship and an impressive 27 British Championship titles.
General Manager of Honda (UK) motorcycles, Steve Martindale, said: “Honda’s 2010 motorcycle range has some really special bikes that are changing the face of motorcycles and the VFR1200F and VT1300CX are no exceptions. All of our new bikes have sparked great interest and we’re encouraged by the number of orders already received, and that’s before customers have even seen these bikes in the flesh! It’s clear that motorcyclists are very excited about our 2010 model range and it’s great that our customers and the wider motorcycling community across the UK can be a part of this launch.”
For more information on Padgetts or for directions visit www.padgetts-motorcycles.co.uk