TT & road races (December 2009)

  • TTXGP World Final at Albacete

    16 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    TTXGP World Final at Albacete

    The grand final of the TTXGP 2010 series, in partnership with the European Motorcycle Union (UEM), will be held in October at Albacete, Spain. Azhar Hussain organised the first "real" race of electric...

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  • TTXGP motorcycles to demo at Paris eGrand Prix

    16 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    TTXGP motorcycles to demo at Paris eGrand Prix

    TTXGP electric motorcycles will feature in a demo lap at the inaugural zero carbon, celan emission car race on a 2.5 mile street circuit in the city centre of Levallois, Paris in June 2010. M. Patrick...

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  • TTXGP announce final UK series schedule

    16 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    TTXGP announce final UK series schedule

    The fourth and final event in the TTXGP UK Championship 2010 will be held at Brands Hatch, 2-3 October. The 2010 TTXGP UK Championship is sanctioned by the Auto Cycle Union (ACU) and supported by the...

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  • North West race date confirmed

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    North West race date confirmed

    The 2010 North West 200 race day will take place on Saturday, May 15. During the past few months NW200 Race Director Mervyn Whyte has been consulting with BSB organisers MSVR, to ensure that North...

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  • Eco Enduro line-up

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    Eco Enduro line-up

    The World First environmental friendly Enduro race for electrical competition motorbikes takes place in Denmark on December 11-13. The races, which start at the Feddet area south of Faxe in Denmark...

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  • North West 200 ditches 250s

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    North West 200 ditches 250s

    The Coleraine & District Motor Club Ltd will next year  promote a six-race North West 200 programme following a decision to remove the 250cc race category. The revised programme will comprise...

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  • Maria Costello gets her mojo working

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    Maria Costello gets her mojo working

    Female bike racer Maria Costello says she cannot wait for the start of the 2010 season after recovering her racing ‘mojo’. Costello, the first woman to achieve a podium finish at the Isle of Man, says...

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  • Billown loses TT races

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    The Southern 100 Club have publicly expressed their feelings that the Department of Tourism and Leisure will no longer fund the 125 and 250 TT races that have been run on the Billown course for the past two years. A tersely-worded press statement from the club said: “We are very disappointed that the Department of Tourism and Leisure have decided that they would not fund the 125cc and 250cc...

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  • Irish Roadrace Calendar 2010

    09 December 2009 by suzukimad

    For the eighth year in a row top road racing photographer Stephen Davison has produced his Road Racers calendar for 2010. Following the popular format of the previous years there are 12 A3 sized pictures, all of which can be kept and framed after use. The full colour calendar includes stunning images of top racers Cameron Donald, Michael Dunlop, Conor Cummins, Michael Rutter, Keith Amor, William...

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  • Tailor-made TT travel packages

    04 December 2009 by MCN sports desk

    Tailor-made TT travel packages

    Isle of Man-based travel company Regency Travel has been appointed as the official Travel Agency of the TT Races following a tender process.  The company will market a wide range of packages,...

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  • TT schedule announced

    04 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    TT schedule announced

    TT Mountain Course race schedule reverts to core programme. Billown Lightweight and Ultra Lightweight TT Races no longer part of schedule. Classic parade laps return on Senior Race Day. Those are the...

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  • TT Day of Champions

    04 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    TT Day of Champions

    Next year’s TT entertainment programme kicks off on Thursday, June 3 with the TT ‘Day of Champions’. Former motorcycling champions and TT legends will be interviewed on the main stage at the TT...

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  • More to come from McAdoo Kawasaki

    04 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    More to come from McAdoo Kawasaki

    Jason McAdoo has admitted that development of the team’s Kawasaki ZX-10R superbike that Conor Cummins broke the Ulster lap record with was held up until the rider had agreed terms for 2010. “We...

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  • Conor Cummins stays with McAdoo

    01 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Conor Cummins stays with McAdoo

    Conor Cummins stays with McAdoo Kawasaki for the big three international superbike road races next year. Cummins said: “The McAdoo Kawasaki ZX-10R is tried and tested. We know where we are with it...

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