TT & road races (May 2010)

  • TT blog: Saturday, May29

    30 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    TT blog: Saturday, May29

    What a damp squib today has been. It was raining when the Island gradually awoke this morning and only really brightened up as we left the paddock after the miserable damp and misty newcomers lap had...

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  • TT blog: Friday, May28

    29 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    TT blog: Friday, May28

    It’s a long time since I arrived on the Island on a Friday prior to TT practice starting.  In recent years, pressure of work have meant that I’ve just got onto the Island as Thursday practice...

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  • Motociclismo road tester at the TT

    27 May 2010 by Adam Child

    Motociclismo road tester at the TT

    Motociclismo road tester and regular face in MCN Sergio Remero is one of the last riders to be confirmed for this years TT, which gets underway this weekend. After two years contesting at the TT,...

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  • NW200 experience

    20 May 2010 by merehairpin

    Great racing, big thank you to all concerned. Beautiful country side and biking roads. What a fantastic week. It was spoiled slightly by the mindless cretin who stole my helmet and gloves from our bikes parked on the road side on the way up to the Ballysally roundabout, causing me to miss my ferry and costing me an extra nights B&B. Many thanks to all in the paddock who tried to fix me up...

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  • My NW200 pictures

    17 May 2010 by Artur Pawlowski

    My NW200 pictures

    Here are some pictures from this year's NW200. Most of them were taken at Magheraboy chicane during the last two races. Enjoy!

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  • NW200 pictures

    17 May 2010 by Charlie Birch

    NW200 pictures

    As the day got off to a cold, wet start and delayed racing until the circuit had dried, the action soon warmed up. I was totally amazed at the speeds of these guys racing through, wheelying over the...

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  • Seeley’s North West 200 double

    16 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Seeley’s North West 200 double

    Alastair Seeley clocked up his first North West 200 Superbike race win when he took the second race of the day and earlier in the day he had scored his first Supersport 600 NW200 win. Beating Padgett...

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  • NW200 blog: Busy day despite no track action

    15 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Considering today (Friday) has been a day off at the North West 200, it’s been one hectic one, tinged with controversy. This morning the stewards met to decide the formation of the superbike grid. When Steve Plater’s crash brought out the red flag in final Superbike qualifying it meant some riders were unable to get a flying lap in to secure a leading grid slot. Protests were filed and initially...

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  • NW200: Plater injury update

    14 May 2010 by MCN sportsdesk

    NW200: Plater injury update

    HM Plant Honda issued this press realease regarding Steve Plater’s crash in qualifying yesterday (Thursday) at the North West 200. “HM Plant Honda’s Steve Plater and John McGuinness have experienced...

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