TT & road races (Jan - Dec 2015)

  • Stage is set for close Ulster Grand Prix

    30 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Stage is set for close Ulster Grand Prix

    Noel Johnston, Clerk of the Course at the Ulster Grand Prix, says the stage is set for some of the closest racing in years at the Northern Irish event, as a host of top stars confirm their attendance...

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  • Jamie Hamilton making progress after TT crash

    29 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Jamie Hamilton making progress after TT crash

    Jamie Hamilton is continuing to make progress after his crash at the 2015 Isle of Man TT races, with the Cookstown BE Racing rider transferred last week from hospital in England back to Northern...

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  • Dunlop on the road to fitness after TT crash

    25 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Dunlop on the road to fitness after TT crash

    Michael Dunlop is well along the road to full fitness after his crash in the opening race of this year’s Isle of Man TT, where a collision with a backmarker only a mile from home cost him second place...

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  • Dunlop fails to finish Donegal Rally

    24 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Dunlop fails to finish Donegal Rally

    Michael Dunlop has failed to finish the International Donegal Rally for the second year in a row, crashing out on stage fifteen of the twenty-stage, three-day event while lying in twenty-fifth in his...

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  • Magnificent McGuinness takes Senior TT

    12 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Magnificent McGuinness takes Senior TT

    John McGuinness has taken an incredible Senior TT win, upping the pace to well over 132mph to hold off a brilliant James Hillier and three-time winner this week Ian Hutchinson. McGuinness was one of...

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  • Senior TT red flagged

    12 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Senior TT red flagged

    The Senior TT has been red flagged for only the second time in it's 108 year history, after an incident on the second lap involving Northern Irishman Jame Hamilton. Hamilton crashed at the Eleventh...

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  • Lintin takes first ever TT win

    12 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Lintin takes first ever TT win

    Ivan Lintin has taken his first ever win at the Isle of Man TT, after taking the RC Express Kawasaki that Dean Harrison won on last year to victory in today's Lightweight TT. He led from the first...

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  • William Dunlop out of TT

    08 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    William Dunlop out of TT

    Tyco BMW rider William Dunlop is out of the 2015 Isle of Man TT after only one race, after a crash during this morning’s practice lap on his BMW superstock machine. Dunlop crashed out at Laurel Bank...

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  • Guy Martin to ride in 2015 TT Zero race

    08 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guy Martin to ride in 2015 TT Zero race

    Guy Martin has secured a last minute entry for the TT Zero class at this year’s Isle of Man TT race, taking over from injured teammate William Dunlop on Victory’s new electric machine. Dunlop was...

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  • Birchalls dominate opening sidecar race

    08 June 2015 by Steve English

    Birchalls dominate opening sidecar race

    After a delay to the start of the sidecar race the masses of crowds lining the Mountain Course saw the Birchall brothers, Ben and Tom, claim the spoils by over 24s from the team of John Holden and Dan...

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  • Superstock race moved to Tuesday

    08 June 2015 by Steve English

    Superstock race moved to Tuesday

    A road traffic accident caused further delays to the TT schedule and meant that the organisers have once again had to avail of a reserve race day to host a race. The Superstock race had been scheduled...

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  • Dunlop ok after Superbike TT crash

    08 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Dunlop ok after Superbike TT crash

    Michael Dunlop has escaped unscathed after his crash out of third place in the closing stages of yesterday’s Superbike TT race. The new Buildbase BMW rider became entangled in a backmarker’s crash...

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  • Revised Monday schedule

    07 June 2015 by Steve English

    Revised Monday schedule

    The schedule for tomorrow's action at the Isle of Man TT has been revised once again with a practice lap added for the Supersport/Superstock riders at 10.30 followed by the first race of the race with...

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  • New schedule for Sunday and Monday at the TT

    06 June 2015 by Steve English

    New schedule for Sunday and Monday at the TT

    Race organisers have announced their updated schedules for the next days after high winds led to the postponment of today's TT schedule. Sunday will now see the opening Superbike run to it's full six...

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  • Anstey sets the pace

    05 June 2015 by Steve English

    Anstey sets the pace

    Bruce Anstey was fastest in this evening's Superbike session with the Australian missing out on a 130mph lap on an evening where the times were slower than expected. Anstey has been in strong form all...

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  • Opening Superbike race delayed until Sunday

    05 June 2015 by Steve English

    Opening Superbike race delayed until Sunday

    The opening Superbike race of the TT has been delayed until Sunday afternoon with the big bikes start to start at 2pm. With the numerous delays in practice week race organisers have decided to...

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  • Dunlop battles the clock to qualify on BMW

    04 June 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Dunlop battles the clock to qualify on BMW

     As the accusations and counter accusations start to fly after Michael Dunlop's defection from Yamaha to BMW, the Ballymoney racer is getting on with the task of trying to win a TT in...

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  • Franck Petricola loses life in TT crash

    03 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Franck Petricola loses life in TT crash

    French rider Franck Petricola has lost his life in a crash during tonight’s qualifying session for the Isle of Man TT. The thirty-two year old lost his life following an incident at Sulby Crossroads...

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  • Anstey tops first timed session of TT2015

    03 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Anstey tops first timed session of TT2015

    Padgett’s Honda rider Bruce Anstey has topped the first timed practice session of TT 2015, finishing the evening’s session from John McGuinness by only seconds. A resurgent Ian Hutchinson, carrying on...

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  • James Hillier to take H2R to TT course

    03 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    James Hillier to take H2R to TT course

    Isle of Man TT racer James Hillier will take to the famous 37.73-mile course on Kawasaki’s new supercharged H2R as part of a special parade lap at this year’s TT. Joining World Superbike champion Tom...

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  • Rain causes further delays at TT

    02 June 2015 by Steve English

    Rain causes further delays at TT

    The weather has once again played a hand in practice for the 2015 Isle of Man TT with the opening night disrupted by bad weather and bad luck. With the sessions untimed because of high winds around...

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