One of the most successful men in world motorsport with his various achievements in many forms of motorsport over the years. A former Grand Prix motocross rider, Bird oversees his team for a 23rd consecutive season in motorcycle racing from his offices in the Lake District whilst combining his role as team owner with his increasing charitable work which for 2019 is Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland.
Previously in charge of the MotoGP bikes’ technical development, ‘The Doc’ is responsible for the ongoing development of the team’s bikes and technology with his vast swathes of knowledge and experience. He liaises closely with Ducati Corse as they jointly share responsibility for the success and development of the Be Wiser Ducati Panigale V4 R BSB level.
Former Crew Chief to Shane Byrne and Glenn Irwin, John assumed the responsibility of Team Co-ordinator in 2018. He has worked for PBM for over ten years and has been responsible for much of the team’s success in recent years. He has worked with the likes of Tom Sykes, Noriyuki Haga, Ben Bostrom. Michael Rutter and John McGuinness in the past.
PA/Race Team Secretary
Paul’s PA and secretary to the Be Wiser Ducati BSB race team, Lake District-born and bred Hannah manages the logistics including travel, budgets, team movements and attends each race meeting to carry out a number of roles whilst managing Paul’s hectic diary. She liaises with team personnel, organisers, sponsors and is the main point of contact for the team.
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