TT & road races (Jan - Dec 2009)

  • Where to watch at the Isle of Man TT

    01 June 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    Where to watch at the Isle of Man TT

    As far at the TT is concerned finding a good place to watch the racing is what it’s all about. Where you choose to set up camp all depends on what you want from the TT. Download the spectator guide...

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  • From Everest to the Mountain Course

    01 June 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    From Everest to the Mountain Course

    A mountaineer, who failed in his third attempt to climb Everest, is hoping to fare better at this year’s TT. John Crellin, 55, from Douglas on the Isle of Man was forced to abandon his third...

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  • Olivers Mount

    29 May 2009 by stuartshipman

    Olivers Mount

    We attended Olivers Mount at Scarborough. This is a picture of my Son Jack with Mick Grant.

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  • Rutter’s TT Suzuki takes shape

    28 May 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Rutter’s TT Suzuki takes shape

    Michael Rutter was at the Crescent Suzuki workshop yesterday in Verwood  for a fitting on Sylvain Guintoli’s Worx Suzuki which he’ll race in the BSB round at Thruxton on Sunday. Rutter also got...

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  • Farquhar blitzes Scarborough record book

    27 May 2009 by Phil Wain

    Farquhar blitzes Scarborough record book

    Ryan Farquhar notched up a unprecendented 18 wins in 18 rides at the Barry Sheene Classic Festival at Scarbought this weekend In his record-breaking spree Farquhar recorded the most number of wins in...

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  • Video: Isle of Man TT preview

    26 May 2009 by Andy Downes

    The Isle of Man TT kicks off in just four days and this official TT promotional video should be just the ticket to remind yourselves what an awesome event it is.  

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  • Rutter buys Suzuki superbike to race at TT

    22 May 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Rutter buys Suzuki superbike to race at TT

    Michael Rutter will race a Suzuki in this year’s two superbike races at the TT. In the two days since parting company with the NW200 Yamaha team, Rutter has arranged to buy his own K9 GSX-R1000 from...

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  • NW200 2009 Pics

    21 May 2009 by Michael Bradley

    NW200 2009 Pics

    Hi there was at the races on Saturday at york corner 1st corner primrose hill and the starting grid. Have many more pics like these and will share. www.mickbradley.co.uk

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  • Plater's NW200 double

    18 May 2009 by Phil Wain

    Plater's NW200 double

    Steve Plater stole the show at today’s heavily interrupted 80th anniversary International North West 200 dominating proceedings to take two wins out of two. The HM Plant Honda rider was in imperious...

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  • NW200 pictures

    16 May 2009 by jamierob

    NW200 pictures

    Congratulations to Phil Harvey on his third place in todays 250 race, we'll see you at the UGP. Hope Micheal Dunlop isn't too mad at Chris (oops) Elkin for losing the 250 race. Also bad luck...

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  • NW200

    14 May 2009 by jamierob

    NW200

    NorthWest 200 minimoto race and my son dreaming of being on the rostrum... Oh yeah, and watch out for the cops, they've some serious kit. Apparently the exhaust IS legal!

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  • Dunlop hat trick

    07 May 2009 by suzukimad

    Michael Dunlop got his first hat trick at tandragee 100 road races - a 125cc a 250cc and a 600cc supersport. Chip off the old block you could say!!

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  • Tandragee 100 road races

    03 May 2009 by suzukimad

    A great days racing! Scotlands Kieth Amor went head to head with Ryan Farquhar they both won a 1000cc superbike race. Kieth got a 2nd in superbikes an 2nd in 600cc supersport, Farquhar allso had a 2nd a 3rd and a 650cc supertwin win, so four podiums for Ryan is not a bad days work!

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  • Cookstown 100

    27 April 2009 by Erin Thomas

    With record spectator numbers attending the Cookstown 100; the first Road Race of the season pleased audiences who were wowed with bravado and style as the racing season kicked off in Northern Ireland today (sat 25th April). With the usual names, Farquar and Dunlop catching the headlines and setting the pace it was easy to see why so many people have a love for this sport. Darren Burns wowed the...

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  • Road Rage

    27 April 2009 by jamierob

    Road Rage

    It was the start of the silly season here in N.I. at the weekend with the first road race of the year the Cookstown 100. rossi must have flown in from Motegi for some real racing....

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  • Duke 2009 Road Race Rankings

    27 April 2009 by MCN

    Duke 2009 Road Race Rankings

    In bright, sunny and at times breezy conditions, the long awaited ‘racing between the hedges’ season finally got underway in Northern Ireland with the traditional opening event of the year, the...

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  • Cookstown 100 pics

    25 April 2009 by jamierob

    Cookstown 100 pics

    Here are some pics from todays Cookstown 100 races. The start of the silly season here in Northern Ireland. Rossi must have flown in from Motegi for some real racing.

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  • Ian Watson Spring Cup Results

    20 April 2009 by Phil Edge

    Ian Watson Spring Cup Results

    The third running of the Ian Watson Spring Cup National Road Races at Oliver’s Mount had two additional honours attached to the meeting. Firstly the event was the first ‘pure’ road race of the year...

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  • Joey Dunlop

    03 April 2009 by grayzx7r

    Joey Dunlop

    It was January 1997 at the MCN Road Racing and Superbike Show (at Alexander Palace, I think?) I was fortunate enough to meet one of my all time heroes, 'yer maun' together with his brother Robert.

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  • BBC SPORT confirm five year NW 200 TV deal

    06 March 2009 by Michael Guy

    BBC SPORT confirm five year NW 200 TV deal

    BBC Sport Northern Ireland has signed a new five year deal to broadcast the North-West 200. The deal will provide fans with coverage throughout the week-long event across BBC TV, radio and online.

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