TT & road races (July 2009)

  • Farquhar takes four wins at Faugheen

    31 July 2009 by Phil Wain

    Farquhar takes four wins at Faugheen

    It seems like there’s no stopping Ryan Farquhar in the Irish national road races. For the third meeting in a row, the Dungannon man  racked up four wins in a day – this time at the Faugheen 50...

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  • Southern 100 2009 images

    21 July 2009 by paulderekjohnson

    Southern 100 2009 images

    Just a small selection of images from this years meeting and with some close up action, and close run races it proved to be a real treasure as always. The competition is seemingly getting tighter in...

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  • Farquhar wins 600cc races at Southern 100

    16 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Farquhar wins 600cc races at Southern 100

    Ryan Farquhar took the Senior and 600cc race wins at the Southern 100 yesterday evening, to add the 1000cc victory he scored on Tuesday night. The Dungannon-based Kawasaki privateer has now beaten...

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  • Ryan Farquhar contemplates future

    15 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Ireland’s top road racer Ryan Farquhar admitted that the death of Andrew Neill, killed in practice for a 125cc race at the Walderstone meeting on Sunday, has made him question his future in the sport. Yesterday Farquhar told the Newsletter, one of the leading Belfast newspapers, that, “When something like this happens you question yourself about why you do it, but I think I've become hardened to...

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  • Pearson’s Scarborough success elevates his Duke Rankings standing

    15 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Northern Ireland’s Michael Pearson became only the second Ulsterman to claim the coveted Cock o’ the North Trophy at Scarborough, the12th round counting towards the Duke Rankings – a season-long championship covering all the top races on pure road courses. Pearson also took both legs of the superbike races and two second places in the 600cc supersport events. However, it was the ‘Welsh Wizard’...

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  • Manx Radio to broadcast Southern ‘100’

    09 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Even if you can’t make it to the Southern 100 you can listen to the race commentary live on Manx Radio via the internet. The Steam Packet Southern 100 international road races  commence next week on Monday 13th July 13 and continue through until Thursday evening July 16, all covered by Manx Radio. Race fans off the Island will be able to pick up the commentaries via the web on...

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  • Guy Martin to race at Scarborough

    09 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Guy Martin to race at Scarborough

    Six time International Oliver’s Mount Gold Cup Cup winner, Guy Martin is to race his Hydrex Honda at this weekend’s Cock o’the North Road Races to attempt to regain his title he has previously won on...

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  • Michael Dunlop: Skerries man of the meeting

    06 July 2009 by Phil Edge

    Michael Dunlop, Ryan Farquhar and Keith Amor were in blistering form totally dominating round eleven of the Duke Road Race Rankings, the Aon Bikecare Skerries 100, held on the 2.9mile public roads course in North County Dublin. Dunlop was declared Man of the Meeting after taking three wins: Supersport 600, Junior 250cc and Lightweight 125cc and two third places on the Uel Duncan-sponsored Robinson...

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  • TTX GP launch Zero Carbon road race series

    06 July 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    TTX GP launch Zero Carbon road race series

    TTXGP, the force behind the inaugural zero emission motorcycle race at this year’s Isle of Man TT races, has joined forces with Auto Cycle Union Events (ACUE),  to run the world’s first national...

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