Steve Martin to stay with Foggy Racing

Martin re-signs for Foggy PETRONAS Racing Carl Fogarty has re-signed Steve Martin for his Foggy PETRONAS Racing team for the 2006 Superbike World Championship campaign. The 36-year-old Australian's skill and determination has impressed Fogarty...

Martin re-signs for Foggy PETRONAS Racing

Carl Fogarty has re-signed Steve Martin for his Foggy PETRONAS Racing team for the 2006 Superbike World Championship campaign. The 36-year-old Australian's skill and determination has impressed Fogarty during a difficult season for FPR in a rejuvenated championship.

Carl said: "I am very pleased Steve is staying with us for next year. He is very highly thought of within the sport and he is great to have around the place. He always gives 100 per cent in both racing and during testing and development of the bike. He is probably the best all-round rider we have had riding the PETRONAS FP1."

Steve said: "I am really happy to stay with FPR for next year, especially their professionalism and that has been a major influence in my decision."

Steve has achieved five podium finishes and three pole positions this campaign, qualifying in second place on the Phillip Island grid, just six hundredths of a second off pole position.

With two rounds of the season remaining, Steve's team-mate, Garry McCoy, and the team are considering their options for next season. [...]

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Series World Superbike
Drivers Garry McCoy , Steve Martin , Carl Fogarty , Phillip Island