TT & road races

  • 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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  • Hickman troops up for MV Agusta at TT

    01 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hickman troops up for MV Agusta at TT

    Peter Hickman will join forces with Robinson’s Brewery and Iron Maiden for the 2015 Isle of Man TT campaign, as they come onboard as title sponsors for his new MV Agusta supersport machine under their...

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  • Full ITV schedule for TT 2015

    01 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Full ITV schedule for TT 2015

    ITV 4 have confirmed an action-packed schedule of coverage for the 2015 Isle of Man TT that kicks off tomorrow (Monday the 1st June) and includes fifteen hours of coverage from this year’s...

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  • Manx Police drop Guy Martin investigation

    01 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Manx Police drop Guy Martin investigation

    The Isle of Man Police have confirmed that they’ve dropped their investigation into TT racer Guy Martin’s claims that he lapped the Mountain circuit at over 100mph average speed - in an Aston Martin...

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  • Second TT practice in weather doubt

    31 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Second TT practice in weather doubt

    Tomorrow night’s second practice for the 2015 Isle of Man TT is already in doubt, with severe weather threatened by the Met Office to hit the island just in time for the scheduled start of...

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  • Farquhar delighted with opening night pace

    31 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Farquhar delighted with opening night pace

    Ryan Farquhar says he’s delighted with his pace on the opening night of practice for the 2015 Isle of Man TT, topping the time sheets as well as setting his fastest ever Lightweight class time despite...

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  • Farquhar tops rain-hit first night

    30 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Farquhar tops rain-hit first night

    Ryan Farquhar has topped a wet opening day on the Isle of Man, taking the top spot in the Lightweight class despite the rain bringing a premature end to the night’s action. It was the newcomers who...

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  • TT nominated for USA Today 10Best award

    28 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    TT nominated for USA Today 10Best award

    The Isle of Man TT has been nominated for a 10Best award by prestigious newspaper USA Today. The event joins US events like the Indy 500 and the Baja 1000, as well as international races like the Le...

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  • Video: Victory's electric TT bike testing

    18 May 2015 by MCN Sport

    Video: Victory's electric TT bike testing

    Last week MCN broke the story that Victory will compete in the SES TT Zero electric race in June – and here's the first video of the bike in action, riding in tests in the USA with Lee Johnston on...

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  • Johnston denies Seeley in superstock race

    16 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Johnston denies Seeley in superstock race

    Lee Johnston has denied Alastair Seeley the chance to become the most successful North West 200 racer of all time, with a last lap move to take the win from his fellow Northern Irishman. The duo were...

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  • Seeley takes experience to superbike win

    16 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Seeley takes experience to superbike win

    Alastair Seeley has matched Robert Dunlop’s fifteen-win record at the North West 200 by capitalising on his experience to take the win in the first of the day’s superbike races at the Northern Irish...

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  • Spectator seriously hurt in NW200 crash

    16 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Spectator seriously hurt in NW200 crash

    A spectator has been seriously hurt in a crash during the opening Superstock race at the North West 200. A three-bike collision during the race, delayed from Thursday night, threw debris into the...

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  • NW200: Live updates

    16 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    NW200: Live updates

    0818: Good morning race fans! Roads close on the North West 200 course in just over an hour's time, and the paddock and start area is already pretty packed! We've got a revised race schedule for...

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  • Farquhar dominates for Supertwin win

    14 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Farquhar dominates for Supertwin win

    Ryan Farquhar has led from start to finish to take the Supertwin win at the north West 200 from teammate Jeremy McWilliams – the Northern Irishman’s first international win since returning from...

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  • NW200 Thursday: Live Updates

    14 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    NW200 Thursday: Live Updates

    1609: Hey there folks! We're trying out something a little different tonight - we're going to be bringing you updates live from tonight's racing at the North West 200 as they happen. Keep refreshing...

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  • Seeley on pole in three classes at NW200

    14 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Seeley on pole in three classes at NW200

    Alastair Seeley will start three classes and six races at this year’s North West 200 from pole position after topping nearly all of the time sheets in today’s final qualifying for the Northern Irish...

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  • Guy Martin slams ‘boring’ NW200 circuit

    14 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guy Martin slams ‘boring’ NW200 circuit

    Guy Martin has blasted the modifications made in recent years to the North West 200 circuit, saying that the addition of multiple chicanes to the track have made it boring to ride. The eight-mile...

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