HIS­LOP WAS HEAD­ING TO GPS

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BSB cham­pion Steve His­lop was on the look­out for an­other ride af­ter part­ing com­pany with his Mon­ster­mob Du­cati team. He’d been of­fered a ride with WCM in the pre­mier class and the team, which had pre­vi­ously run Red Bull Yamaha YZR500S, were mak­ing their own bike with a pro­to­type chas­sis and a heav­ily-mod­i­fied R1 en­gine. In the end Hizzy signed for Vir­gin Yamaha but trag­i­cally died in a he­li­copter ac­ci­dent.

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