Sporting Digest: Motorcycling

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The Independent Online
Neil Hodgson will ride for Kawasaki in next season's World Superbike series. The current works Ducati rider from Burnley replaces Simon Crafar, who is switching to the 500cc grand prix circuit.

Leon Haslam, the 14-year-old "Pocket Rocket" and son of the former grand prix rider Ron, has signed a deal with Honda in next year's British 125 championship. Haslam won the Newcomers race at the British Grand Prix at Donington.