TT & road races (July 2014)

  • NW200 organisers on the hunt for BSB talent

    24 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    NW200 organisers on the hunt for BSB talent

    With the 2015 North West 200 still some ten months away, race director Mervyn Whyte is far from standing still, as the 15-year veteran of the top job in Irish racing looks to the MCE British Superbike...

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  • Ladies out to impress at Armoy

    24 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Ladies out to impress at Armoy

    The Armoy road races is set to show a changing face of road racing this weekend, as no fewer than six women line up on the grid for the Northern Irish races, with a strong entry led by past top ten...

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  • North West 200 confirm 2015 date

    23 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    North West 200 confirm 2015 date

    The North West 200 have confirmed their 2015 dates, with the week of racing and activities set to take place from 10th-16th May, culminating in the main event on the 16th. “We wanted to let people...

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  • Armoy road races set to screen on Channel 4

    20 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Armoy road races set to screen on Channel 4

    Next weekend’s Armoy road races wis set to air on national tv, with the organisers striking a deal with Channel 4 that will see race coverage go out not only on the channel but on its 4OD streaming...

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  • New Classic TT trophies to honour TT legends

    19 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    New Classic TT trophies to honour TT legends

    The Classic TT organisers have unveiled all-new trophies commissioned for the event, with the four awards set to honour four of the most illustrious TT racers of all time, as well as a combined 54 TT...

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  • Dean Harrison escapes Southern 100 'moment'

    18 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Dean Harrison escapes Southern 100 'moment'

    Dean Harrison might have taken five out of six victories at last week’s Southern 100, and the Yorkshireman was pushing hard all week, as these incredible videos and photos show. Harrison had a huge...

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  • TT fastest newcomer Hickman set for UGP debut

    17 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    TT fastest newcomer Hickman set for UGP debut

    Peter Hickman, the fastest ever Isle of Man TT newcomer, will continue his transition to road racer next month, as he takes on the ultra-fast Ulster Grand Prix race in mid-August. The Lincolnshire...

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  • Conor Cummins breaks arm in Southern 100 crash

    10 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Conor Cummins breaks arm in Southern 100 crash

    Manxman Conor Cummins has suffered a broken arm in a crash at last night’s races at the Southern 100, potentially leaving the Honda Racing rider in doubt for next month’s Ulster Grand Prix. Cummins...

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  • Triple engines for TT sidecars in 2015

    03 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Triple engines for TT sidecars in 2015

    Isle of Man TT organisers have announced a major change to regulations for the sidecar class for 2015, with rules being extended to allow the addition of 675cc triple machines into the 600cc class.

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  • Anstey to ride 500GP Yamaha for Classic TT

    03 July 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Anstey to ride 500GP Yamaha for Classic TT

    Kiwi Bruce Anstey will line up on the starting grid for this year’s Classic TT on a Yamaha YZR500, as his Valvoline Padgett’s team bring one of the most exotic machines every to tackle the Mountain...

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