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13_Aprilia_Racing_LavertyBLOG.jpgTHIS is Eugene Laverty's new bike and team colours as he bids for World Superbike Championship glory in 2012.

The honorary Durham star joins racing legend Max Biaggi at the Aprilia Racing Team this season, and has already been tipped by many as the one to beat this year.

This week the team has finally unveiled its new colours and bike, with just a few weeks to go until the 2012 season kicks-off at Phillip Island, Australia at the end of the month.

WELL, it's been a while since I last blogged. November 21 to be precise.

But that's the thing with motorsport. Once the season ends we have six weeks or so when a few things happen with relation to the coming year, but then it all goes quiet.

Thankfully, February always heralds a new start.

Croft.jpgCROFT Circuit has tonight revealed it plans to be back on the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship calendar in 2013.

The news comes just hours after it was revealed the North Yorkshire circuit would not host a round of the leading two-wheel domestic championship in 2012.

Although BSB is now to run a round at Assen in The Netherlands next September, series officials confirmed today that Croft hadn't been lost at Assen's expense, and that it was actually the circuit itself which chose not to host an event.

Hill winner1.jpgSO.....the MCE Insurance British Superbike season is over, and what a year it's been.

I don't think I've ever seen such an exciting and dramatic climax to a season as the one we witnessed at Brands Hatch on Sunday afternoon.

The atmosphere was electric, the crowd fantastic and that last lap between Swan Yamaha's Tommy Hill and the Samsung Crescent Suzuki of John Hopkins is doubtlessly one we will see for decades to come as an example of taking it right to the wire.

THE FIM has this morning announced the provisional MotoGP calendar for 2012.

Once again the season will kick-off under the famous floodlights of Losail on April 15, and end on November 11 at Valencia.

Silverstone will play host to the UK round on June 17, and the German GP will take place on July 8 at a venue to be confirmed.

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