TT & road races

  • Hutchie nets record-equalling fourth TT win

    10 June 2010 by Phil West

    Hutchie nets record-equalling fourth TT win

    Man of the moment Ian Hutchinson grabbed his fourth win of the 2010 TT so far with victory in Thursday afternoon’s Supersport Race Two. The win means the Yorkshireman, who had already posted victories...

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  • Revised schedule for Thursday’s TT races

    10 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Revised schedule for Thursday’s TT races

    Last night the TT race office issued a third revision to today’s race programme. The statement read: The TT Race Organisation has issued a further revision to the Thursday Races schedule of practices...

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  • Hutchinson beats Martin Supersport thriller

    08 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Hutchinson beats Martin Supersport thriller

    Ian Hutchinson made it two wins from two races, adding today’s opening Supersport TT race to the Superbike TT he won on Saturday. But there was no let-up in this four-lap thriller with Guy Martin on...

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  • Hutchinson's TT treble

    08 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Hutchinson's TT treble

    Ian Hutchinson made it a TT treble when he won today’s Superstock TT race to add to the Supersport race he won this morning and the Superbike TT he took on Saturday. And, just like this morning’s...

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  • June 7 TT Blog: Guy Martin

    08 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    June 7 TT Blog: Guy Martin

    Today’s post race press conference was a surreal affair. We had Michael Dunlop talking about going home because he’s let everyone down by finishing third - and second placed Guy Martin acting out a...

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  • TT Blog: Mad sunday

    08 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    TT Blog: Mad sunday

    After Saturday’s racing, the electric bikes set off on a lap of practice. There were only eight bikes (well seven because the other one was a scooter), with one team not arriving in time but given...

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  • Last Lap Shoot out

    06 June 2010 by ron strathdee

    Last Lap Shoot out

    Last lap dash at Saturday's Superbike TT. Three abreast coming over Rhen Cullen are Keith Amor, Cameron Donald and Michael Dunlop.

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  • Hutchinson takes TT Superbike race

    06 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Hutchinson takes TT Superbike race

    Ian Hutchinson won today’s TT Superbike race on a Padggets Hondas. The six-lap race was delayed by three and half hours by swirling mist but once it got underway it was a typical six-lap TT race,...

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  • Hutchinson clocks 130mph

    04 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Hutchinson clocks 130mph

    Ian Hutchinson joined the exclusive 130mph club when he clocked a 130.165mph lap in tonight’s practice session on his Padgetts Honda superbike – and then said he could have gone faster had it not been...

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  • McGuinness picks up the pace

    03 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    McGuinness picks up the pace

    The weather was perfect, there were only damp patches reported at Quarry Bends and everyone was tipping McGuinness for some hot laps in tonight’s practice (Wednesday). He didn’t...

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  • Guy Martin smashes Billown classic lap record

    01 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Guy Martin smashes Billown classic lap record

    Guy Martin, decked out in his old Hydrex Honda leathers, riding John Sims’ Heron Suzuki GS1000R XR69 replica, smashed his own 4.25 mile Billown lap record during the Post Classic Superbike race at the...

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  • Hutchinson fast in first TT practice

    01 June 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Hutchinson fast in first TT practice

    Ian Hutchinson set the pace in tonight’s (Monday’s) first timed practice session of the 2010 TT. Conditions were near perfect as he lapped at 128.302mph to top the leaderboard with the Padgetts Honda...

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  • TT blog: Saturday, May29

    30 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    TT blog: Saturday, May29

    What a damp squib today has been. It was raining when the Island gradually awoke this morning and only really brightened up as we left the paddock after the miserable damp and misty newcomers lap had...

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  • TT blog: Friday, May28

    29 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    TT blog: Friday, May28

    It’s a long time since I arrived on the Island on a Friday prior to TT practice starting.  In recent years, pressure of work have meant that I’ve just got onto the Island as Thursday practice...

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  • Motociclismo road tester at the TT

    27 May 2010 by Adam Child

    Motociclismo road tester at the TT

    Motociclismo road tester and regular face in MCN Sergio Remero is one of the last riders to be confirmed for this years TT, which gets underway this weekend. After two years contesting at the TT,...

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  • NW200 experience

    20 May 2010 by merehairpin

    Great racing, big thank you to all concerned. Beautiful country side and biking roads. What a fantastic week. It was spoiled slightly by the mindless cretin who stole my helmet and gloves from our bikes parked on the road side on the way up to the Ballysally roundabout, causing me to miss my ferry and costing me an extra nights B&B. Many thanks to all in the paddock who tried to fix me up...

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  • My NW200 pictures

    17 May 2010 by Artur Pawlowski

    My NW200 pictures

    Here are some pictures from this year's NW200. Most of them were taken at Magheraboy chicane during the last two races. Enjoy!

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  • NW200 pictures

    17 May 2010 by Charlie Birch

    NW200 pictures

    As the day got off to a cold, wet start and delayed racing until the circuit had dried, the action soon warmed up. I was totally amazed at the speeds of these guys racing through, wheelying over the...

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  • Seeley’s North West 200 double

    16 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Seeley’s North West 200 double

    Alastair Seeley clocked up his first North West 200 Superbike race win when he took the second race of the day and earlier in the day he had scored his first Supersport 600 NW200 win. Beating Padgett...

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  • NW200 blog: Busy day despite no track action

    15 May 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Considering today (Friday) has been a day off at the North West 200, it’s been one hectic one, tinged with controversy. This morning the stewards met to decide the formation of the superbike grid. When Steve Plater’s crash brought out the red flag in final Superbike qualifying it meant some riders were unable to get a flying lap in to secure a leading grid slot. Protests were filed and initially...

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  • NW200: Plater injury update

    14 May 2010 by MCN sportsdesk

    NW200: Plater injury update

    HM Plant Honda issued this press realease regarding Steve Plater’s crash in qualifying yesterday (Thursday) at the North West 200. “HM Plant Honda’s Steve Plater and John McGuinness have experienced...

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  • North West 200 star line-up

    28 April 2010 by MCN Sportsdesk

    North West 200 star line-up

    This year’s Relentless International North West 200 in association with Black Horse is set to hit the starting grid on May 15th with a six-race entry programme. The quality line-up includes John...

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  • NW200 safety improvements

    28 April 2010 by MCN Sportsdesk

    NW200 safety improvements

    This year’s North West 200 on May 15 will feature two major changes to the 8.9mile road course to improve safety. Organisers of the ReIentless International North West 200 unveiled a new chicane at...

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