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Tough day for Angus Reekie at Wakefield Park

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2011 Pro Thunder Champion Angus Reekie‰Ûªs adventurous decision to take on the factory-backed fours of the FX Superbike championship on a near showroom KTMRC8R 1190 took a dark turn at round three of the series at Wakefield Park yesterday.

It may be considered one of the most distinctive and sexy bikes in the paddock, but against the factory fours the KTMRC8R Racing Team V-twin gives away up to 30 horsepower on every straight and only its scalpel-like agility and confidence-inspiring braking ‰ÛÒ as well as Reekie‰Ûªs ample steering talent - makes up the difference. At Wakefield however the challenge reached a critical mass.

‰ÛÏI‰Ûªd really hoped Wakefield would be great for us because it is a tighter circuit,‰Û

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