TT & road races (Jan - Dec 2014)

  • Watch the 2014 Isle of Man TT launch!

    15 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Watch the 2014 Isle of Man TT launch!

    The Isle of Man TT press launch is live tonight at 7.30pm, with a whole host of TT stars in the Island's Villa Marina theatre for the event. You can tune in live below, and hear what the top stars...

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  • Dunlop gets first ride on BMW

    31 March 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Dunlop gets first ride on BMW

    Michael Dunlop has at last made his debut on the Hawk Racing BMW, joining Ryuichi Kiyonari and James Westmoreland for a day-long test at a wet Mallory Park last week. The Northern Irishman, making the...

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  • MCN at the TT

    27 March 2014 by MCN

    MCN at the TT

    MCN will once again be represented by our very own senior road tester Adam Chad Child as he takes on the demanding 37 ¾ mile mountain course for the third year in a row. Adam will be competing in both...

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  • Hickman to make road racing debut at NW200

    21 March 2014 by Stephen Davison

    Hickman to make road racing debut at NW200

    Peter Hickman is the latest recruit to the Vauxhall International North West 200 from the MCE British Superbike championship paddock. Following in the wheeltracks of superstars like Michael Rutter,...

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  • Norton sign Cameron Donald to race TT

    19 March 2014 by Stephen Davison

    Norton sign Cameron Donald to race TT

    After originally planning to sit out 2014, former Isle of Man TT winner Cameron Donald has instead signed a deal to compete at the event on Norton's Aprilia powered SG2 machine. With a huge amount of...

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  • Oversubscribed TT entries close

    14 March 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Oversubscribed TT entries close

    Entires have now closed for the 2014 Isle of Man TT, with the event once again oversubscribed in almost every class as riders from around the world now battle simply to get a race start at the iconic...

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  • Meet the riders for North West 200 launch

    12 March 2014 by Stephen Davison

    Meet the riders for North West 200 launch

    The launch of the Vauxhall International North West 200 will have a new look for 2014 with the announcement that there is to be a special “meet the riders” event on Monday March 31. Following the...

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  • 2014 North West 200 festival launched

    03 March 2014 by Stephen Davison

    2014 North West 200 festival launched

    The programme of events for the Coleraine Borough Council sponsored Race Week Festival at the 2014 Vauxhall International North West 200 has been launched and it is packed with exciting activities for...

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  • Milwaukee and Pirtek join NW200 as sponsors

    26 February 2014 by Stephen Davison

    Milwaukee and Pirtek join NW200 as sponsors

    The Vauxhall International North West 200 has been given a huge boost this week with the announcement that the event is to have two new race sponsors for 2014. Milwaukee Power Tools, the company that...

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  • Hamilton joins Wilson Craig Honda for 2014

    24 February 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Hamilton joins Wilson Craig Honda for 2014

    Northern Irishman Jamie Hamilton has signed an eleventh our deal with Wilson Craig Honda that will secure his place on the grid for the 2014 road racing season in superbike, supersport and Superstock...

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  • Brookes to ride supersport classes at NW200

    24 February 2014 by Stephen Davison

    Brookes to ride supersport classes at NW200

    Milwaukee Yamaha star Josh Brookes is to race in the Supersport races at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200, alongside his entries in the Superbike class. The Australian BSB star will...

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  • Electric racer to join petrol ranks in 2014

    09 February 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Electric racer to join petrol ranks in 2014

    For the first time ever, electric motorbikes will go head to head with their petrol-powered counterparts in 2014, with British team Darvill Racing gaining special dispensation from the ACU and...

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  • Mugen announce two man team for TT Zero

    07 February 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Mugen announce two man team for TT Zero

    John McGuinness will be joined by nine-time TT winner Bruce Anstey for 2014, as the Mugen look to wrestle away the TT Zero title from arch-rivals MotoCzysz. The TT Zero electric race has risen in...

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  • Andrews returns to TT with Penz13.com BMW

    06 February 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Andrews returns to TT with Penz13.com BMW

    Simon Andrews will return to both the Isle of Man TT and potentially the World Endurance Championship in 2014, as he returns to racing from the crash at the Le Mans 24hr race in September that almost...

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  • Dunlop to race for BMW at 2014 TT

    04 February 2014 by Michael Guy

    Dunlop to race for BMW at 2014 TT

    As revealed in MCN at the beginning of January, Michael Dunlop will ride for BMW at the 2014 TT. The 24 year old who won four TT’s at the 2013 event including the Superbike race parted company with...

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  • McGuinness joins Motorsport Hall of Fame

    30 January 2014 by Simon Patterson

    McGuinness joins Motorsport Hall of Fame

    TT legend John McGuinness has joined the most illustrious names in motorsport after being formally inducted into Motorsport Magazine's Hall of Fame in a black tie event at London’s Royal Opera House...

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  • Mick Grant joins Norton for TT assault

    23 January 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Mick Grant joins Norton for TT assault

    Norton Motorcycles have expressed their intent to take yet another step forwards with their TT racing endeavour, as the Donington Park-based manufacturer sign seven time winner Mick Grant to join the...

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  • 2014 Mid-Antrim road races cancelled

    22 January 2014 by Simon Patterson

    2014 Mid-Antrim road races cancelled

    The Mid-Antrim 150 road races have been called off for 2014, with race organisers citing financial difficulties after a number of difficult years for the historic race. Run on the 3.6 mile Clough...

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  • GP star Danny Webb to make TT debut

    22 January 2014 by Simon Patterson

    GP star Danny Webb to make TT debut

    Former Grand Prix polesetter Danny Webb will make his debut at the 2014 Isle of Man TT, riding for Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki team in the superbike, superstock and lightweight classes. The former...

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  • Milwaukee U-turn on Honda TT blame

    21 January 2014 by MCN

    Milwaukee U-turn on Honda TT blame

    Power tool manufacturer Milwaukee issued a statement late on Monday night withdrawing claims they had made regarding Honda’s involvement in the change of technical regulations introduced for the 2014...

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  • Jamie Hamilton unveils 2014 plans

    13 January 2014 by Stephen Davison

    Jamie Hamilton unveils 2014 plans

    There has been huge speculation about the future of Northern Ireland’s most promising young road racer, 22 year old Jamie Hamilton, since he split with Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki team at the end of...

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  • Hillier to race all classes at NW200

    09 January 2014 by Stephen Davison

    Hillier to race all classes at NW200

    Quattro Plant Kawasaki’s James Hillier has announced that he will compete in every class at the 2014 Vauxhall North West 200. The Ringwood rider will race ZX10s in both the Superbike and Superstock...

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