TT & road races

  • Tributes flood in for Malachi-Mitchell Thomas

    16 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Tributes flood in for Malachi-Mitchell Thomas

    Tributes have flooded in for the young rider, Malachi Mitchell-Thomas, who died racing at this year’s North West 200. The 20-year-old, who was competing at the North West for the first time, lost his...

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  • North West 200 abandoned after fatal accident

    14 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    North West 200 abandoned after fatal accident

    The remainder of today’s racing at the North West 200 has been cancelled following a fatal accident in the Supertwins race. The incident occurred on the second lap of this afternoon’s third race and...

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  • Ivan Lintin takes Supertwins double

    14 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Ivan Lintin takes Supertwins double

    Ivan Lintin dominated the second North West 200 Supertwins race with a runaway victory. The Devitt RC Express Kawasaki rider, who won under questionable circumstances on Thursday, gapped the chasing...

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  • Lee Johnston: 'I've been done over'

    14 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Lee Johnston: 'I've been done over'

    Lee Johnston has hit out after receiving a ten second penalty in today’s North West 200 Supersport race. The diminutive Ulsterman ran on at Juniper chicane to avoid contact with Ian Hutchinson...

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  • Seeley takes dominant supersport victory

    14 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Seeley takes dominant supersport victory

    Alastair Seeley took his 17th North West 200 victory under the sun in Saturday’s opening supersport race, pulling the pin with two laps to go to beat Martin Jessopp by 6.5 seconds after Ian Hutchinson...

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  • North West 200 2016: Saturday Race Schedule

    14 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    North West 200 2016: Saturday Race Schedule

    Following Thursday’s race cancellations, a new schedule has been set for Saturday at the 2016 North West 200. The postponed superstock race slots into place as the second race of the day, meaning...

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  • Farquhar stable after North West 200 crash

    13 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Farquhar stable after North West 200 crash

    Ryan Farquhar is now reported to be in a stable condition in hospital following the accident which cut short yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwins race. The 40-year-old Irish road racing star crashed...

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  • North West 200 2016: Update on injured riders

    13 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    North West 200 2016: Update on injured riders

    Ryan Farquhar remains seriously ill in hospital following an incident in yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwin race. The 40-year-old was airlifted to hospital with chest and pelvic injuries after the...

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  • Supersport pole for Seeley

    12 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Supersport pole for Seeley

    Alastair Seeley will start this week’s North West 200 Supersport races from pole position after decimating the opposition in final qualifying. Storming to his second pole of the day, Seeley lapped the...

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  • Seeley under lap record for superstock pole

    12 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Seeley under lap record for superstock pole

    Alastair Seeley shattered the existing lap record to take pole position for this week’s North West 200 Superstock races. The Briggs Equipment BMW rider’s time of 4’24.240 (122.207mph) was enough to...

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  • Behind the scenes at the TT

    12 May 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Behind the scenes at the TT

    ‘You can get over for race week, but it’s getting off the Island that’s the problem’  he Steam Packet ferry company is about to hit its busiest three weeks of the year, and Wayne Lisy is the man...

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  • North West 200 2016 - Live Feed

    12 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    North West 200 2016 - Live Feed

    Racing is set to get underway at this year’s North West 200 later today as the sun shines on the north coast of Ireland. The day’s three races will follow final practice for all four classes, all live...

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  • Seeley tops opening session at North West 200

    10 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Seeley tops opening session at North West 200

    Alastair Seeley got off to a strong start at this year’s North West 200, topping the opening Supersport practice by 3.8 seconds over Ian Hutchinson. The 600s left the grid for the first session of the...

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  • William Dunlop splits with team on eve of NW200

    10 May 2016 by Simon Patterson

    William Dunlop splits with team on eve of NW200

    William Dunlop has split with the CD Racing Yamaha squad on the eve of this year’s North West 200, parting with long-time sponsor Chris Down and his superbike and supersport machinery. Remaining muted...

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  • Hillier out for success at North West 200

    09 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Hillier out for success at North West 200

    After taking three podiums at last year’s Isle of Man TT, James Hillier heads into the 2016 roads season brimming with confidence. The Hampshire star is keen to build on his count of two podiums at...

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  • TT 2016: TV Guide

    06 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    TT 2016: TV Guide

    ITV have released the TV schedule for this year’s Isle of Man TT races, featuring 15 hour-long programmes including a week’s worth of preview shows. Kicking off with ‘Hutchy: Miracle Man’ – the story...

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  • Farquhar to ride Tyco BMW at North West 200

    05 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Farquhar to ride Tyco BMW at North West 200

    Ryan Farquhar has secured a last minute deal to line-up alongside Ian Hutchinson in the Tyco BMW squad at next week’s North West 200. The veteran roads star had originally signed up to race the Isle...

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  • McGuinness confident ahead of North West 200

    05 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    McGuinness confident ahead of North West 200

    John McGuinness says there is no reason he can’t bring some trophies home this season as the Honda Racing team finalise preparations for next week’s North West 200. The Morecambe Missile lapped Castle...

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  • Ben Wilson to ride Aprilia at North West 200

    04 May 2016 by Oli Rushby

    Ben Wilson to ride Aprilia at North West 200

    Ben Wilson will make a return to the North West 200 next week, lining up with a new machine, new team and a former NW200 winner as his crew chief. Having impressed when making his debut at the 8.970...

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  • Behind the scenes at the TT

    04 May 2016 by MCN

    Behind the scenes at the TT

    ‘Thirty years ago women were only allowed to do admin and wash the dishes’ n just three weeks Lizzie Kinvig will become the TT’s first-ever female Deputy Clerk of the Course. She’s making...

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  • Whatever happened to TT hero Jim Moodie?

    26 April 2016 by MCN News

    Whatever happened to TT hero Jim Moodie?

    Teak-hard racer turned big-bucks motorhome dealer to the stars im Moodie was one of the last of the breed of racers who could emerge victorious from the very different demands of the TT and short...

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