Belfast Telegraph

Rea of hope in new year

Jonathan Rea may well have remained at the Dutch-based Ten Kate Honda team for the 2011 World Superbike season, but their all-new Castrol Honda livery is a throwback to the days of John Kocinski and Colin Edwards.

Those two acclaimed riders both lifted world titles for the global lubricants brand in the late ’90s and early Millennium years.

Closer to home, many fans will remember Phillip McCallen and the late great Joey Dunlop donning the famous green, red and white livery, which has remained virtually the same on the contemporary Ten Kate Honda machinery of 2011 — offering a vibrant retro feel, that Jonathan said, “he is pretty pumped about”.

For the full story, see this week's Sunday Life.

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