TT & road races (March 2015)

  • Mugen unveil 2015 TT Zero contender

    31 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Mugen unveil 2015 TT Zero contender

    Mugen have unveiled their 2015 TT Zero contender, the Shinden Yon. John McGuinness and Bruce Anstey will line up on the ultra-exotic machine, which was unveiled at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show, for this...

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  • English road racing a step closer to reality

    30 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    English road racing a step closer to reality

    The possibility of a road race on English or Welsh soil came a step closer to reality today, with the Deregulation Bill that will allow the closing of public roads with just a council order and not an...

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  • TT World Series: The dangers ahead

    21 March 2015 by Stephen Davison

    TT World Series: The dangers ahead

    This is a very busy fortnight in the road racing world with the launch of the TT last week and the North West 200’s 2015 send off scheduled for Tuesday. In other race series there is usually a season...

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  • Rutter and Thompson reunited at Penz13.com BMW

    20 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Rutter and Thompson reunited at Penz13.com BMW

    2014 Bathams BMW riders Michael Rutter and Stephen Thompson will be reunited for the 2015 road racing season at former TT racer Rico Penzkofer’s Penz13.com BMW team. Bathams, a personal sponsor of...

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  • Dan Kneen handed Padgetts lifeline

    20 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Dan Kneen handed Padgetts lifeline

    Manxman Dan Kneen has been handed a lifeline for his 2015 season after signing to ride for Padgetts Honda at the international road races. Kneen was originally scheduled to ride for Northern Irish...

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  • Factory MV Agusta returns to TT with Hutchy

    20 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Factory MV Agusta returns to TT with Hutchy

    Iconic Italian manufacturer MV Agusta will return to the Isle of Man TT in 2015 with five-in-a-week TT winner Ian Hutchinson. Hutchionson will ride under the banner of British Supersport team...

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  • Watch the Isle of Man TT launch live at 7.30pm!

    17 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Watch the Isle of Man TT launch live at 7.30pm!

    This year’s Isle of Man TT launch is scheduled to get underway at 7.30pm tonight, and will be live on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. The event, live from Douglas’ Villa Marina, will be hosted by...

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  • TT World Series attracts commercial interest

    11 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    TT World Series attracts commercial interest

    The plans for an Isle of Man TT World Series have taken another step forwards with the confirmation by the Manx government that thirteen bids have been received for the tender to privatise the new...

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  • Meet the stars of the North West 200

    10 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Meet the stars of the North West 200

    A host of North West 200 stars will be in attendance at the race’s official launch later this month in Belfast’s exclusive Titanic Building. The event will run on the 24th March, with an evening of...

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  • Column: Privatising the TT

    07 March 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Column: Privatising the TT

    When an email dropped into my Inbox last November from the Manx Department of Economic Development inviting ‘expressions of interest’ from anyone “suitably qualified” to provide a service at the Isle...

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  • Amor delighted with on track return

    05 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Amor delighted with on track return

    RigDeluge Racing rider Keith Amor has been left delighted with his first time on track since August, after the Scottish racer made his 2015 debut at the opening day of the Cartagena Pro...

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  • 2015 TT start numbers released

    05 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    2015 TT start numbers released

      The numbers at which the top twenty riders at this year’s Isle of Man TT go off the line have been released, with twenty one time TT winner John McGuinness once again taking over the number one...

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