TT & road races (Jan - Dec 2015)

  • MCN Plus - Hutchy The King of Comebacks

    05 September 2015 by Stephen Davison

    MCN Plus - Hutchy The King of Comebacks

    Ian Hutchinson won three TTs this year to take his tally to 11 after nearly losing his leg five years ago. But he’s not done yet     t seems a little strange to see retired executives...

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  • Michael Dunlop wins dramatic Classic TT F1 race

    31 August 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Michael Dunlop wins dramatic Classic TT F1 race

    Michael Dunlop took victory in a dramatic Formula One race at today’s Classic TT on the Isle of Man. The Ballymoney man steered his Team Classic Suzuki to the win after a race long battle with Bruce...

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  • Dutch racer dies at Manx GP

    27 August 2015 by Sports desk

    Dutch racer dies at Manx GP

    Dutch Manx Grand Prix newcomer Dennis Hoffer has lost his life during a crash during last night’s practice for the Manx GP on the Isle of Man. The forty-two year from Hoogkarspel crashed at the...

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  • Video: UGP - from a whole new perspective!

    10 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Video: UGP - from a whole new perspective!

    We managed a whole new perspective on the Ulster Grand Prix this weekend - by strapping a GoPro to the chest of Clerk of Course Noel Johnston, to catch the start of the supersport race!

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  • Andy Lawson has died

    09 August 2015 by Sports desk

    Andy Lawson has died

    The Ulster Grand Prix organisers have confirmed that the rider who lost his life in a crash during the second supersport race at the race was Scottish rider Andy Lawson. He crashed out of the second...

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  • Rider dies at Ulster Grand Prix

    08 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Rider dies at Ulster Grand Prix

    The Ulster Grand Prix organisers have confirmed that a rider has lost his life following a serious incident during today’s second supersport race, after a crash at Deer’s Leap. The organisers...

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  • McGee takes maiden international win

    08 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    McGee takes maiden international win

    Derek McGee has cemented his place as one of the rising stars of the road-racing scene by taking a faultless victory in damp conditions in the supertwin class at the 2015 Ulster Grand Prix. The...

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  • Wilson and Elkin take lightweight wins

    08 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Wilson and Elkin take lightweight wins

    Sam Wilson has taken his debut Ulster Grand Prix victory in the Lightweight class, taking 250GP glory ahead of Neil Kernohann and James Cowton, while Christian Elkin took the win in the concurrent...

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  • Johnston doubles up in frantic supersport race

    08 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Johnston doubles up in frantic supersport race

    Lee Johnston has made it two from two at the Ulster Grand Prix, by taking victory from William Dunlop in the opening supersport race of the day by only 0.039, after a frantic race-long fight. Trading...

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  • Hickman ‘chuffed’ with debut Dundrod podium

    07 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hickman ‘chuffed’ with debut Dundrod podium

    Peter Hickman says he’s ‘chuffed’ with his first podium position at the Dundrod circuit, after taking an impressive Dundrod 150 third place despite only running on his superstock-spec machine. “I got...

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  • Martin on superbike pole for UGP

    06 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Martin on superbike pole for UGP

    Guy Martin will start the superbike races at Saturday’s Ulster Grand Prix from pole position, after qualifying 0.2 ahead of Bruce Anstey and Ian Hutchinson at the Northern Irish road race. He also...

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  • Guy Martin tops first day at Ulster Grand Prix

    05 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guy Martin tops first day at Ulster Grand Prix

    Tyco BMW rider Guy Martin has topped the opening day of practice for the 2015 Ulster Grand Prix – but had to battle the conditions before mist and rain brought a premature end to the day. Conor...

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  • Ulster Grand Prix set for full coverage

    05 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Ulster Grand Prix set for full coverage

    This year’s Ulster Grand Prix is set for a full onslaught of coverage both online and on TV and radio, as partner BBC Northern Ireland lines up a packed schedule over the coming days. The highlight of...

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  • Martin Jessopp to make Classic TT debut

    24 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Martin Jessopp to make Classic TT debut

    MCE British Superbike regular Martin Jessopp will make his debut at this year’s Classic TT, after teaming up with a joint effort from Kevin Pearson's Team York Suzuki and Craig Brookes' CMB...

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  • Kneen for success at Ulster Grand Prix

    17 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Kneen for success at Ulster Grand Prix

    Manx rider Dan Kneen, who took his maiden international win last year at the Ulster Grand Prix, says he’s keen to repeat last year’s successes come this year’s races in two weeks time. This year...

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  • TT schedule set for major revamp

    08 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    TT schedule set for major revamp

    The schedule for the 2016 Isle of Man TT will look very different form the past few years, with both Solo and Sidecar champions set to be crowned on a single day, as the second chairs race moves to...

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  • Bikers pay tribute to ‘Doc John’

    08 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Bikers pay tribute to ‘Doc John’

    Bikers have turned out in their hundreds to help escort home the funeral cortege of Doctor John Hinds, the Irish road race medic who tragically lost his life in a crash during qualifying for the...

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  • Doctor John Hinds has died

    04 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Doctor John Hinds has died

    Tributes have poured in from both the racing and medical communities for Doctor John Hinds, one of the world-famous Irish road racing medical team known as the ‘flying doctors’, who tragically lost...

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  • Hutchinson set for Ulster Grand Prix comeback

    03 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hutchinson set for Ulster Grand Prix comeback

    Triumphant Isle of Man TT comeback hero Ian Hutchinson is set to return to this year’s Ulster Grand Prix, as he continues his incredible bounce back from the horrific injuries he suffered at the end...

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  • ‘Selfie sticks’ banned for Southern 100

    03 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    ‘Selfie sticks’ banned for Southern 100

    The organisers of next week’s Southern 100 races have taken pre-emptive action to ban  ‘selfie sticks’ from this year’s racing on the Billown course, after numerous complaints from riders during...

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