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Macau Grand Prix 2015 Preview – Part 2

RC Express Racing

Lightweight TT winner Ivan Lintin is all set to make his Macau Grand Prix debut, as he competes on RC Express Racing ZX10R Kawasaki.

Tipped to finish leading newcomer around Macau, Ivan has the international road race winning pedigree, to adapt quickly to the ultra challenging road race circuit.

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Currently second in Duke Road Race Rankings championship, he still has a chance of becoming 2015 Duke Road Race Rankings champion at Macau.

Despite been a Macau debutant, don’t be surprised to see Ivan pushing for top ten placing or better.

East Coast Racing

What a year it’s been for Lee Johnston and East Coast Racing.

With four international road race victories, general Lee has won more international road races than any other rider in 2015.

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Podium finishes at TT 2015, supersport success at Scarborough Gold Cup, new supersport lap record around Oliver’s Mount, have been further highlights during a quite memorable 2015 pure road racing campaign for the hugely talented rider.

Fifth place finisher at last years Macau Grand Prix, he goes into this years meeting, amongst the favourites for race victory.

He has the ability, pace, determination, excellent form to be victorious around the streets of Macau, as he pilots East Coast Racing S1000RR BMW.

FMP Team Portugal

Having enjoyed a highly productive TT 2015, Nuno Caetano is looking forward to action around Macau.

Nuno is all set to pilot FMP Team Portugal ZX10R Kawasaki. Main highlights of TT 2015 for one of Portugal’s leading pure road racer’s included 28th place finish in Pokerstars senior TT.

Team SBK/Incortcar Yamaha

Andre Pires, is all set for his pure road racing action of 2015, as he competes on team SBK/Incortcar Yamaha.

2014 Macau Grand Prix saw Andre finish a more than creditable 13th, as he finished in front of Jamie Hamilton and ten times TT winner Ian Lougher.

Space Centre Racing

TT privateers champion Dan Cooper, is more than capable of sealing a result of the highest quality at Macau GP, as he pilots Space Centre Racing CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade.

Most recently Dan showcased his proven quality, on his debut around Oliver’s Mount, at the Scarborough Gold Cup.

Stand out moments from his debut around the mount, included second and third place finishes in super twin races, following top class displays on CMS Racing ER6 Kawasaki.

One of pure road racing’s fastest rising stars, he is in contention for a top six finish, at 2015 Macau Grand Prix.

Bimota Racing

Bimota Racing’s challenge is lead by Ben Wylie and Brandon Cretu.

Both riders have showcased the potential of the Bimota around the mountain course, triangle and Dundrod in 2015.

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The addition of Bimota’s to the entry list adds a touch of variety to a top quality line up, for the 49th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.

PR Racing Lloyd & Jones Kawasaki

One of the most improved riders around the mountain course at TT 2015 Sam West, is all set to make his Macau Grand Prix debut.

Sam is set to compete on PR Racing Lloyd & Jones Kawasaki, TT 2015 saw him enjoy a memorable first time competing at the Isle of Man TT.

Arguably most momentous moment of TT 2015 was in blue riband senior TT, when he finished 19th, along the way lapping in excess of 126 mph.

Magic Bullet Motorsports

2004 senior Manx Grand Prix winner Davy Morgan, is set to compete for the fourth time, at the Macau Grand Prix.

For 2015 Macau GP, Davy pilots Magic Bullet motorsports backed CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade.

A North West 200, Ulster Grand Prix winner, Davy cannot be discounted from sealing a result of the highest quality.

TAG Racing

Winner of opening superbike race at Faugheen 50 Road Races Brian Mccormack, embarks on another Macau GP adventure, competing on TAG Racing CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade.

Alongside his Faugheen 50 exploits, this year has also seen him finish 10th in Irish road race superbike championship.

VRS Racing

Runner up in opening supersport encounter at Southern 100 Russ Mountford, is another highly accomplished pure road racer, set to compete for the first time at the Macau GP.

Russ is CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade mounted for his Macau debut competing for Robbie Silvester’s VRS Racing outfit.

Briggs Equipment BMW

Having secured his first international road race victory at the Ulster Grand Prix with superbike race two success, Peter Hickman goes into the Macau Grand Prix, confident of finishing on the podium.

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Photo by Kelvin Wong

Armed with Briggs Equipment BMW, Hicky has the undoubted talent, pure road racing craft to in my opinion finish on the podium, but also to be in contention for race victory.

Many people believe that the rider who made his pure road racing debut at 2014 North West 200, will become a multiple international road race winner in the future.

Reactive Parts.com Yamaha

Steve Heneghan is amongst the leading Yamaha mounted competitors, for competition around Macau.

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Steve is competing on his own teams Reactive Parts.com YZF R1M Yamaha. TT 2015 marked his sixth time competing at TT Races, 39th and 43rd place finishes where recorded in superstock, senior races.

Morello Racing

2010 TT privateers champion James McBride makes a return to pure road racing competition, piloting Morello Racing ZX10R Kawasaki.

James has the experience, talent, ability to secure, a first class result in the 2015 Macau GP.

Saiger-Heidger Macau Race Team

Horst Saiger and four times IRRC champion Didier Grams, are teaming up in the Saiger-Heidger Macau race team.

Horst is ZX10R Kawasaki mounted, whilst Didier is S1000RR BMW mounted. Both riders have the proven pace to seal star quality results.

Martin Jones Racing

Michael Sweeney is embarking on his second time competing at the Macau Grand Prix.

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Piloting Martin Jones Racing ZX10R Kawasaki, the two time junior Manx Grand Prix winner, is aiming to end his 2015 pure road racing campaign in style, with a notable result.

With just eight days till the 2015 Macau Grand Prix, anticipation is building. Who will end their season with race victory?

It’s all set to be another hugely competitive meet around the streets of Macau, which has over the years provided us with many an iconic race.

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