TT & road races (May 2011)

  • TT Preview: Michael Dunlop, the Maverick

    27 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    TT Preview: Michael Dunlop, the Maverick

    Michael Dunlop. Twenty-two years old. TT winner. Privateer. Maverick. Dunlop was courted by top teams this winter but eventually stuck with his gang of friends and backers, who have supported him so...

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  • TT Preview: Now or never for Martin

    25 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    TT Preview: Now or never for Martin

    Relentless by TAS Suzuki team owner Philip Neill has given Martin every opportunity to focus 100% on preparation for this year's TT - more than the 29-year old from Kirmington has ever enjoyed: four...

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  • Stuart Easton's injuries and recovery

    25 May 2011 by Andy North

    This story is in relation to Stuart Easton's crash at the NW200. According to news reports he has broken both femurs and sustained other injuries. I had a motorcycle accident in May 2002 in Central London where I broke both my femurs and sustained other injuries. I had to be operated on at the roadside to stabilise my condition before being airlifted to hospital, where I underwent a nine hour...

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  • TT Preview: McGuinness' Mountain Desire

    24 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    TT Preview: McGuinness' Mountain Desire

    15 TT wins. 29 podiums. Outright lap record holder. TT legend. With his record on the TT mountain course, John McGuinness could be forgiven for being a bit of a superstyar be he's more like your best...

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  • Only one race at 2011 NW200

    23 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Only one race at 2011 NW200

    Heavy rain, high winds, a bomb scare and finally an oil slick for over a mile of the coast road meant that only one race of the scheduled five on the 2011 North West 200 programme  was run on...

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  • NW200: Easton injury update

    20 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    NW200: Easton injury update

    UPDATE: 4:00pm May 23 Latest update on Stuart Easton, seriously injured during North West 200 practice last Thursday, is that he has been moved from intensive care to a high dependency ward – and now...

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  • Easton seriously injured in NW200 crash

    20 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Easton seriously injured in NW200 crash

    BSB star Stuart Easton suffered serious injury after a crash early in the opening lap of Superstock practice at the North West 200 yesterday (Thursday). The MSS Kawasaki rider was initially assessed...

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  • Hutchinson ruled out of 2011 TT

    11 May 2011 by MCN Sportsdesk

    Hutchinson ruled out of 2011 TT

    Ian Hutchinson has finally been forced to admit defeat in his brave battle to be fit for the 2011 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. The Yamaha rider, who won a historic five TT Races in...

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