TT & road races (Jan - Dec 2011)

  • New era for Duke road race rankings

    15 February 2011 by MCN Sportsdesk

    New era for Duke road race rankings

    The Duke Road Race Rankings enters a new era in 2011. Not only will the 10th winner of the annual series be crowned, there will also be a brand new trophy awarded. This year there will 26 events on...

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  • 1992 Senior voted ‘greatest TT race’

    02 February 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    1992 Senior voted ‘greatest TT race’

    Fans have chosen the 1992 Senior TT, which quickly unfolded into a thrilling battle between Steve Hislop and Carl Fogarty, as the greatest race of all time on the iconic Mountain Course. The race saw...

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  • Gary Johnson signs for East Coast

    28 January 2011 by MCN Sports Desk

    Gary Johnson signs for East Coast

    East Coast Racing have signed TT star Gary Johnson and Lee Johnston to race in British Supersport this year. They will ride the ex-GNS Racing Hondas ridden by BSS title-winner Sam Lowes last year.

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  • Hutchinson signs for Swan Yamaha

    27 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Hutchinson signs for Swan Yamaha

    Ian Hutchinson has signed a two-year deal to ride for Swan Yamaha in the major international road races and selected rounds of the British Supersport series. Hutchy is still recovering from the broken...

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  • Relentless boost for NW200

    25 January 2011 by MCN Sports Desk

    Relentless boost for NW200

    This year’s Relentless-backed NW200 takes place on Saturday May 21 with Race Week Festival kicking off on May 15. The 2011 event was launched this morning at the Belfast’s Merchant Hotel and leading...

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  • Farquhar keeps Duke Rankings trophy

    20 January 2011 by MCN Sports Desk

    Farquhar keeps Duke Rankings trophy

    The prestigious Geoff Duke Trophy was presented to 2010 Duke Road Race Rankings winner Ryan Farquhar at a star-studded ceremony in Belfast by Peter Duke, Managing Director of Isle of Man-based Duke...

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  • Kneen switches to Kawasaki

    10 January 2011 by MCN Sports Desk

    Kneen switches to Kawasaki

    Manxman Dan Kneen will race a Kawasaki ZX-10R riding for the Marks Bloom Racing Team with the backing of Kawasaki UK. Kneen (23) has quickly established himself as a fast and consistent rider with top...

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