TT & road races

  • Seeley fastest in wet and dry at NW200

    12 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Seeley fastest in wet and dry at NW200

    Tyco BMW rider Alastair Seeley has topped the time sheets in both wet and dry conditions on the opening day of practice for the North West 200. The local rider, who is bidding to become the most...

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  • Johnson unveils GBmoto Kawasaki TT bike

    07 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Johnson unveils GBmoto Kawasaki TT bike

    GBmoto Kawasaki rider Gary Johnson has unveiled the colour scheme the team will use for their first foray into the world of roadracing. Sporting the now-instantly identifiable purple of the team,...

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  • TT scoreboard to be fenced in for 2015

    07 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    TT scoreboard to be fenced in for 2015

    Circuit-style catch fencing will be erected in front of the Isle of Man TT’s iconic scoreboard ahead of this year’s event, after a risk assessment carried out by TT Clerk of Course Gary...

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  • Hickman in fight for TT fitness

    07 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hickman in fight for TT fitness

    RAF Reserves BMW rider Peter Hickman, the fastest ever newcomer at the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT, is in a fight for fitness after his Oulton Park BSB crash left him with a broken neck. Already...

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  • Dunlop makes it three in a row for Tyco BMW

    03 May 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Dunlop makes it three in a row for Tyco BMW

    William Dunlop made it three feature race wins in a row for Tyco BMW at the opening three road race meetings of 2015 when he splashed to victory at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday. Following on Guy...

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  • BBC confirms full North West 200 TV schedule

    01 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    BBC confirms full North West 200 TV schedule

    BBC Northern Ireland have confirmed their full highlights package for this year’s North West 200, with three hours of TV viewing planned as well as live coverage of the event on radio and online. Led...

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  • Guy Martin starts retirement rumours afresh

    01 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guy Martin starts retirement rumours afresh

    Isle of Man TT star Guy Martin has once again started rumours of his imminent retirement from the iconic race, giving fans at a question and answer session at his local football club a typically...

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  • Seeley chasing hat trick at NW200

    01 May 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Seeley chasing hat trick at NW200

    Tyco BMW star Alastair Seeley has his sights set on a hat trick of wins at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200. The 12 times North West winner is just three victories shy of Robert...

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  • Amor fired up for Tandragee return

    30 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Amor fired up for Tandragee return

    RigDeluge Road Racing’s Keith Amor is fired up for his return to the Tandragee 100 this weekend after a successful pre-season testing program culminating in the Scotsman taking a double win at his...

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  • Martin takes double win at Cookstown 100

    25 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Martin takes double win at Cookstown 100

    Guy Martin has got his 2015 season off to a flying start on the Tyco BMW at the Cookstown 100, taking a double victory in the superbike class.  He won the opening race from Michael Dunlop by only...

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  • Shiels a surprise pole for Cookstown 100

    24 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Shiels a surprise pole for Cookstown 100

    BikeBitsNI Kawasaki rider Derek Shiels has unsettled the pecking order after qualifying for the Cookstown 100, sticking his ZX-10R on pole for the feature superbike race ahead of international stars...

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  • Norton to race lightweight TT with MCN

    22 April 2015 by MCN Staff

    Norton to race lightweight TT with MCN

    Not only will Norton compete in the Superbike and Senior class at this year’s Isle of Man TT, but they’ll also be taking on the competitive Lightweight class in partnership with The British Motorcycle...

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  • Column: Picking up the pieces

    18 April 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Column: Picking up the pieces

    2015 began full of promise for Gareth Keys. The young Co Antrim racer had a new sponsor and bikes for his third season on the roads and his whole family turned up for the photoshoot to announce the...

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  • Franck Petricola set to make NW200 return

    17 April 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Franck Petricola set to make NW200 return

    French road racer Franck Petricola is set to return to this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 after suffering serious injuries in a crash at the 2014 event. The French rider careered into a...

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  • Sarolea unveil TT Zero machine

    16 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Sarolea unveil TT Zero machine

    Belgian manufacturer Sareola has unveiled their 2015 Isle of Man TT Zero machine, the SP7, in Brussels’ Autoworld vintage car museum. Styled in café racer form, the machine will be piloted by Scottish...

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  • Road racing stars top Cookstown 100 entry list

    16 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Road racing stars top Cookstown 100 entry list

    The stars of road racing will lead the entry list next weekend at the Cookstown 100, with Michael and William Dunlop joined by Guy Martin and Dean Harrison at the Northern Irish race. With the Tyco...

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  • Gary Carswell dies in Jurby crash

    13 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Gary Carswell dies in Jurby crash

    Former Senior TT podium finisher Gary Carswell has lost his life during practice for a short circuit meeting at Jurby on his native Isle of Man. The forty-six year old crashed his Fireblade on...

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  • Guy Martin takes Spring Cup victory

    13 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guy Martin takes Spring Cup victory

    Guy Martin has taken the first ever victories for the new Tyco BMW squad, as the Lincolnshire man got his season underway at Scarborough’s Spring Cup. He won over fellow TT competitors Ryan Farquhar,...

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  • MV Agusta returns to Scarborough with MCN

    10 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    MV Agusta returns to Scarborough with MCN

    Iconic Italian manufacturer MV Agusta will return to Scarborough’s Oliver’s Mount this weekend, at the hands of MCN Senior Road Tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child. Chad will line up on a MV Agusta F3 supersport...

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  • Aussie Johnson set to become NW200 newcomer

    10 April 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Aussie Johnson set to become NW200 newcomer

    Australian David Johnson is set to become the highest profile newcomer at the 2015 Vauxhall International North West 200 on May12-16 on an Ice Valley BMW. The Adelaide man has never raced at the...

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