TT & road races (June 2014)

  • Toye wins Pike Peak as Guy Martin 21st

    30 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Toye wins Pike Peak as Guy Martin 21st

    Isle of Man TT and Macau Grand Prix veteran Jeremy Toye has taken victory in the annual Pike Peak International Hill Climb, setting one of the fastest ever two wheeled laps of the 12.42 mile mountain...

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  • All-star lineup for Classic TT

    23 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    All-star lineup for Classic TT

    With only two months until bikes once again grace the Mountain Circuit, the organisers of the Classic TT have confirmed an all-star lineup that includes most of the stars of the TT proper, including...

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  • 2014 TT in numbers

    20 June 2014 by Phil Wain

    2014 TT in numbers

    The dust has now settled on what was an epic 2014 Isle of Man TT giving MCN contributor Phil Wain time to analyse and digest the winners, the losers and the history makers. Below are 36 stats that put...

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  • All welcome for Bomber's funeral

    19 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    All welcome for Bomber's funeral

    Karl 'Bomber' Harris will be laid to rest tomorrow 20th June at 11am at Howden Minster, Howden East Yorkshire, and his family and friends are urging as many bikers as possible to attend, with everyone...

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  • Scores turn out for Simon Andrews send-off

    18 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Scores turn out for Simon Andrews send-off

    Scores of bikers as well as top racers from both the road racing and MCE British Superbike paddock turned out yesterday at Worcester Cathedral to say their goodbyes to Simon Andrews, who tragically...

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  • Road movie returns to cinemas

    18 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Road movie returns to cinemas

    Road, the new film about the Dunlop road racing dynasty, will make a special return to selected cinemas next week, after widespread fan appeals to see the exceptional tale of Ireland’s most famous...

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  • Simon Andrews tribute lap t-shirts now on sale

    13 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Simon Andrews tribute lap t-shirts now on sale

    The Joey Dunlop Foundation have released for public sale their tee-shirts commemorating the tribute lap organised for TT racer Simon Andrews, who tragically lost his life at the North West 200 last...

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  • Isle of Man TT: The history makers

    12 June 2014 by MCN

    Isle of Man TT: The history makers

    We've just about come down from the two week's worth of excitement this year's TT provided us with. The history makers and record breakers continue to deliver year-in-year-out and the 2014 TT was no...

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  • Dunlop withdraws from TT Lightweight

    06 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Dunlop withdraws from TT Lightweight

    Michael Dunlop has withdrawn from this morning’s Lightweight race at the Isle of Man TT, pulling out of the supertwin class after his hopes of six wins in a single TT week slipped away with Gary...

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  • Further weather delays at the TT

    05 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Further weather delays at the TT

    The Isle of Man TT has once again seen proceedings delayed by the weather, with this afternoon’s second sidecar race, originally scheduled to start at 1215 now facing a two hour delay as the weather...

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  • John McGuinness's lap of the TT

    04 June 2014 by MCN

    John McGuinness's lap of the TT

    John McGuinnes took his 21st victory at the Isle of Man TT today with victory in the TT Zero race. Here, the man known as the Morecambe Missle givies us an insight into how he sees the 37-and-a-bit...

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  • TT 2014: McGuinness opens account in TT Zero race

    04 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    John McGuinness has opened his account at the 2014 Isle of Man TT race by taking the victory in the SES TT Zero race on the Mugen Shinden bike, beating off his teammate Bruce Anstey to win by over twenty seconds. McGuinness also achieved the team’s goal of a lap over 115mph average, setting a new lap record for the Zero class of 117.366 as well as lapping in under twenty minutes. Third place was...

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  • Karl Harris killed in Superstock TT crash

    03 June 2014 by Sports Desk

    Karl Harris killed in Superstock TT crash

    Three time British Supersport champion Karl Harris has lost his life following a crash on lap two of the Superstock TT today. The 34 year old riding the Moto Breakers Kawasaki ZX-10R is believed to...

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  • TT 2014: Rain delays play on day two

    02 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    TT 2014: Rain delays play on day two

    The second day of racing at the Isle of Man has been hit by heavy overnight rain, meaning that the scheduled 10am road closure has now been bumped to the afternoon, with a further announcement...

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  • Former BSB racer Hickman makes flying TT debut

    01 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Former BSB racer Hickman makes flying TT debut

    Former MCE British Superbike racer Peter Hickman has spelled out his intentions at the Isle of Man TT by setting some of the fastest times every recorded by a newcomer to the event as he went on to...

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