TT & road races

  • McGuinness delighted with Macau pace so far

    19 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    McGuinness delighted with Macau pace so far

    John McGuinness says he’s understandably delighted with his 2015 Macau Grand Prix pace so far, topping the first of the race’s two qualifying sessions after being denied P1 in practice by only...

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  • McGuinness on Macau provisional pole

    19 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    McGuinness on Macau provisional pole

    Honda Racing’s John McGuinness has topped the fist qualifying session at the Macau Grand Prix to take provisional pole position for the Far Eastern race. The 23-time TT winner finished the day 0.2...

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  • Jessopp sets late lap to top Macau practice

    19 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Jessopp sets late lap to top Macau practice

    MCE British Superbike regular Martin Jessopp was a surprise P1 after this morning’s practice session for the 2015 Macau Grand Prix, after a lap late in the session demoted early leader John McGuinness...

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  • CD Racing expands to superbike with Dunlop

    04 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    CD Racing expands to superbike with Dunlop

    Northern Irish businessman Chris Dowd will expand his stable of machines to include superbikes for 2016, with, as reported last month by MCN, William Dunlop signs full-time with the team. Riding for...

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  • Harrison signs with Silicone Engineering Racing

    04 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Harrison signs with Silicone Engineering Racing

    Bradford racer Dean Harrison has signed a two-year deal with Silicon Engineering Racing for the 2016 and 2017 international road race seasons, linking up with the squad after a difficult year on the...

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  • Plans for TT World Series shelved

    23 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Plans for TT World Series shelved

    The Isle of Man TT organisers’ plans for a TT World Series have been shelved. The plans, looking at expanding the event into a global series featuring up to six rounds running as a winter series...

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  • Harrison and Mar-Train part ways for 2016

    23 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Harrison and Mar-Train part ways for 2016

    Dean Harrison has parted ways with the Mar-Train Yamaha for the 2016 season, after a disappointing year for the Yorkshire man as the team developed the new R1 machine. It’s understood that Harrison...

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  • Hutchy joins Tyco BMW for 2016

    21 October 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Hutchy joins Tyco BMW for 2016

    Ian Hutchinson has announced he will race for the Tyco BMW team next season. The Bingley Bullet is making the sensational switch from the PBM Kawasaki squad to campaign S1000RR BMWs for the Northern...

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  • Guy Martin withdraws from Macau Grand Prix

    07 October 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Guy Martin withdraws from Macau Grand Prix

    Guy Martin has withdrawn from the 2015 Macau Grand Prix. As previously reported, the fast talking Lincolnshire star had entered the Chinese street race on November 19-22 on the Tyco BMW S1000RR but...

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  • Guy Martin to return to the Macau Grand Prix

    07 October 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Guy Martin to return to the Macau Grand Prix

    Guy Martin is set to make a sensational return to road racing at the 2015 Macau Grand Prix in China. The Tyco BMW star has been out of action since breaking his back in a huge crash at the Ulster...

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  • William Dunlop splits with Tyco BMW

    07 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    William Dunlop splits with Tyco BMW

    The Tyco BMW team have confirmed that William Dunlop has split with the team for the 2016 road-racing season. Dunlop has been with the team since 2014, taking his first international superbike race...

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  • Bruce Almighty

    23 September 2015 by mcn

    Bruce Almighty

    The 46-year-old Kiwi racer targets Senior TT glory and reflects on 2015 as his ‘happiest season ever’ n a grey Sunday morning, Bruce Anstey’s battered camper was the only vehicle left in the...

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  • Manx GP racer David Taylor has died

    06 September 2015 by Sports desk

    Manx GP racer David Taylor has died

    Manx Grand Prix racer David Taylor, who was seriously injured during Friday’s Senior race at the Isle of Man event, has sadly succumbed to his injuries. The Yorkshireman, an experienced Manx Grand...

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  • 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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