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Guiver gets Ducati deal

PUBLISHED: 16:00 02 January 2014

Rainham's Rob Guiver will race in the Ducati Tri Options Challenge series in 2014 (pic: Eric O'Brien)

Rainham's Rob Guiver will race in the Ducati Tri Options Challenge series in 2014 (pic: Eric O'Brien)

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Rainham rider ready for new challenge

Rainham’s Rob Guiver received an early Christmas present in the shape of a place in the Ducati Tri Options Challenge series for 2014.

The 28-year-old Guiver, who followed his Triumph Triple Challenge success of 2012 with the Motorpost British Supersport Cup last year, will ride for local Ducati dealership Hyside Motorcycles, who are based in Collier Row Road, Romford.

The one make Ducati Tri ptions is a support event to the prestigious MCE Insurance British Superbike Series and Guiver will compete in eight of the British rounds as well as the only non-UK event at the Assen TT Circuit in Holland.

He said: “It gives me great pleasure to announce that I will be riding the brand new Ducati Panigale 899, sporting my favourite number 13 for Hyside Motorcycles in the Ducati Tri Options Cup for the 2014 season.

“A big thank you to Ronnie and Simon at Hyside Motorcyles for this fantastic opportunity, the team and I are really looking forward to this new challenge.

“Also many thanks to Alex Orazietti of ARMR Moto for assisting with the supply of Harada leathers as well as sponsorship from HM helmets for the new season.

Roll on 2014.”

Former British and World Superbike champion Neil Hodgson is an ambassador for the Championship and will continue to share his racing experience while mentoring the Ducati Tri Options Cup riders on and off track.

The multiple champion will be offering advice and tips to competitors and will feature in the British paddock at selected events.

Rob Guiver Career Stats

2002: Won Bemsee GP125 Championship

2003: Third place, MRO GP125 Championship

2004: Second place, MRO Championship

2005: Third place, British GP125 Championship

2006: Superstock 1000 Championship

2007-08: Did not race

2009: Second place, British GP125 Championship

2010: Second place, British GP125 Championship

2011: Third place, British GP125 Championship

2012: Won Triumph Triple Challenge Championship

2013: Won British Supersport cup Championship


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