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Tai Woffinden is the new Speedway World Champion after sealing the 2013 Speedway World Championship at the Marian Rose Motoarena in Poland on Saturday night.

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Aidan Collins has secured his fourth consecutive British flattrack title in spite of missing the final round.

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Earlier this year Rock Oil were delighted to lend support to a variety of teams and individuals as they attempted to capture a number of speed records at the legendary Bonneville salt flats.

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Issue 22 of our newsletter 'Rock Gossip' is now available to view online. It has details of the major racing results from the past few month including the latest information on the British Superbike season plus our racing focus on 13 time British Jet-ski champion, Phil Pope.

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rock-gossip-23-coverRock Gossip 23 for Spring 2014 is now available to download. News from Rock Oil HQ includes Charles Hewitt stepping down as Managing Director after 25 years and taking up a new role as Chairman within the company. Charles will be succeeded by Greg Hewitt in the role of Managing Director, with Rock Oil being the strongest it's ever been in its 86 year history. Charles also received a very prestigious and timely award from the Cheshire High Sheriff Awards when he was nominated for and won Business Leader of the Year.

The latest issue also includes an overview on the line up of Rock Oil motorsport partners for this year, our plans for expanding the rider profiles on our website and mini biographies on motorcycle champions and Rock Oil partners Tai Woffinden and Mauno Hermunen.

Also in Rock Gossip 23 we have a feature on our latest product launches, the inclusion of the custom QR codes in our retail product designs and the release of our new high performance Carbon automotive series.

Find out more details on these stories by downloading the PDF:

pdfRock Gossip 23 (Spring 2014)2.51 MB

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Rock Oil, through their German importer Agnes Friedlmeier, are delighted to be assisting the recently crowned European Youth Trial Champion Franzi Kadlec. Franz, riding GAS GAS equipment, is considered one of the brightest emerging talents on the world trials stage.

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As we approach the 6th round of the 2013 BSB season, Buildbase BMW riders Jon Kirkham and James Westmorland sit in 6 and 7th place in the championship respectively. With Oulton Park fast approaching...

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In the early 1980’s Charles Hewitt, the now Chairman, but at that time fledgling marketing and salesman, took to the fields and circuits and began to build relationships with professional racing teams. The first major partnership was the support of the 'Team Green' Kawasaki Motocross team of the mid eighties which started Rock down the path of motorcycle racing support. So much so that many people still remember the team and Rock’s involvement over 30 years later. David Thorpe, 3 time World 500cc MX Champion, was a part of this team and still runs on Rock Oil a quarter of a century later with his Buildbase Honda MX team. The intervening years have seen a succession of who's who in racing running under the Rock banner.

Here are just a few of those teams and riders:

  • Georges Jobe – World 500cc MX Champion
  • Dave Thorpe - World 500cc MX Champion
  • John Reynolds – 3 Time BSB Champion, GP Rider
  • Jamie Whitham – BSB Champion, World Supersport Rider
  • Steve Hislop – BSB Champion, 11 time TT Champion
  • Darren Dixon and Andy Hetherington - World Sidecar Champions
  • Brad Anderson - Multiple British MX Champion
  • Simon Wigg - Longtrack World Champion
  • Jason Crump – World Speedway Champion
  • Rob McElnea - BSB Champion, GP Rider
  • Reve Racing – British Title Winning Superbike Team
  • Renegade Ducati – British Title Winning Superbike Team
  • Padgetts – Grand Prix Team, British Supersport Champions
  • Pela Renet - World MX3 Champion
  • Tai Woffinden – World Speedway Champion

Rock has also worked in conjunction with just about all the major manufacturers such as Yamaha, Ducati, Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki and Triumph. This support of racing does not just apply to the very top levels of competition and we have always supported grass roots racing.

Rock are still very much involved in racing support and product development and are still working with major racing teams and individuals from youth level up to world title contenders. Areas supported include grasstrack, karting, motocross, road and track racing, rallying and even a team competing at Le Mans. Also worthy of mention is our involvement in support as diverse as a NASA project and an Everest expedition! This eclectic mix of projects and sports is a testament to the variety of high performing products Rock manufacture and a commitment to producing the very finest lubricants possible.

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Rock Oil supported speedway rider, Tai Woffinden, is on something of a roll at the moment as the build up starts for this weekends British Speedway Grand Prix.

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With the snow finally releasing its grip on the country, Rock Oil supported teams begin the 2013 season with plenty to be optimistic about. The first round of the BSB season took place on the 7th of April under bright but cold conditions.

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