TT & road races

  • Relentless back North West 200

    12 January 2010 by Stephen Davison

    Relentless back North West 200

    Relentless Energy Drink was named today as the title sponsor of the 2010 International North West 200 road race, which takes place on Saturday, May 15 on the famed 8.9-mile course that links to the...

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  • Carl Rennie gets Phase One roads ride

    08 January 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Carl Rennie will lead the Phase One Endurance Yamaha challenge for the honours at the TT and NW200 this year. Rennie, who finished fifth in last year's Senior, will compete in all the solo classes on Phase One Bikes. Rennie said: "I am delighted to have been offered this opportunity by Russell and the Phase One Yamaha Team to join them for the 2010 season. "I feel with the experience, knowledge...

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  • TTXGP World Final at Albacete

    16 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    TTXGP World Final at Albacete

    The grand final of the TTXGP 2010 series, in partnership with the European Motorcycle Union (UEM), will be held in October at Albacete, Spain. Azhar Hussain organised the first "real" race of electric...

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  • TTXGP motorcycles to demo at Paris eGrand Prix

    16 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    TTXGP motorcycles to demo at Paris eGrand Prix

    TTXGP electric motorcycles will feature in a demo lap at the inaugural zero carbon, celan emission car race on a 2.5 mile street circuit in the city centre of Levallois, Paris in June 2010. M. Patrick...

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  • TTXGP announce final UK series schedule

    16 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    TTXGP announce final UK series schedule

    The fourth and final event in the TTXGP UK Championship 2010 will be held at Brands Hatch, 2-3 October. The 2010 TTXGP UK Championship is sanctioned by the Auto Cycle Union (ACU) and supported by the...

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  • North West race date confirmed

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    North West race date confirmed

    The 2010 North West 200 race day will take place on Saturday, May 15. During the past few months NW200 Race Director Mervyn Whyte has been consulting with BSB organisers MSVR, to ensure that North...

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  • Eco Enduro line-up

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    Eco Enduro line-up

    The World First environmental friendly Enduro race for electrical competition motorbikes takes place in Denmark on December 11-13. The races, which start at the Feddet area south of Faxe in Denmark...

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  • North West 200 ditches 250s

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    North West 200 ditches 250s

    The Coleraine & District Motor Club Ltd will next year  promote a six-race North West 200 programme following a decision to remove the 250cc race category. The revised programme will comprise...

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  • Maria Costello gets her mojo working

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    Maria Costello gets her mojo working

    Female bike racer Maria Costello says she cannot wait for the start of the 2010 season after recovering her racing ‘mojo’. Costello, the first woman to achieve a podium finish at the Isle of Man, says...

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  • Billown loses TT races

    11 December 2009 by MCN Sports Desk

    The Southern 100 Club have publicly expressed their feelings that the Department of Tourism and Leisure will no longer fund the 125 and 250 TT races that have been run on the Billown course for the past two years. A tersely-worded press statement from the club said: “We are very disappointed that the Department of Tourism and Leisure have decided that they would not fund the 125cc and 250cc...

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  • Irish Roadrace Calendar 2010

    09 December 2009 by suzukimad

    For the eighth year in a row top road racing photographer Stephen Davison has produced his Road Racers calendar for 2010. Following the popular format of the previous years there are 12 A3 sized pictures, all of which can be kept and framed after use. The full colour calendar includes stunning images of top racers Cameron Donald, Michael Dunlop, Conor Cummins, Michael Rutter, Keith Amor, William...

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  • Tailor-made TT travel packages

    04 December 2009 by MCN sports desk

    Tailor-made TT travel packages

    Isle of Man-based travel company Regency Travel has been appointed as the official Travel Agency of the TT Races following a tender process.  The company will market a wide range of packages,...

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  • TT schedule announced

    04 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    TT schedule announced

    TT Mountain Course race schedule reverts to core programme. Billown Lightweight and Ultra Lightweight TT Races no longer part of schedule. Classic parade laps return on Senior Race Day. Those are the...

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  • TT Day of Champions

    04 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    TT Day of Champions

    Next year’s TT entertainment programme kicks off on Thursday, June 3 with the TT ‘Day of Champions’. Former motorcycling champions and TT legends will be interviewed on the main stage at the TT...

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  • More to come from McAdoo Kawasaki

    04 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    More to come from McAdoo Kawasaki

    Jason McAdoo has admitted that development of the team’s Kawasaki ZX-10R superbike that Conor Cummins broke the Ulster lap record with was held up until the rider had agreed terms for 2010. “We...

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  • Conor Cummins stays with McAdoo

    01 December 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Conor Cummins stays with McAdoo

    Conor Cummins stays with McAdoo Kawasaki for the big three international superbike road races next year. Cummins said: “The McAdoo Kawasaki ZX-10R is tried and tested. We know where we are with it...

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  • The roads – who goes where

    25 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    The roads – who goes where

    There are still a lot of unanswered questions about who goes where on the roads next year. Here’s the latest list of confirmed entries – plus those still looking for rides and teams looking for...

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  • Guy Martin signs for Wilson Craig’s Honda team

    25 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Guy Martin signs for Wilson Craig’s Honda team

    Guy Martin has agreed terms to race for Honda on the roads next year for Irish businessman, Wilson Craig. The deal allows Martin to virtually run his own team – something he’s always argued works best...

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  • Stuart Easton takes stunning Macau GP win

    23 November 2009 by Phil Wain

    Stuart Easton takes stunning Macau GP win

    Stuart Easton won his second successive Macau GP today when he defeated Conor Cummins in a dramatic final lap shoot-out around the 3.8-mile Guia circuit. The Hydrex/IGT Honda rider appeared to have...

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  • Simon Andrews in at the deep end at Macau

    19 November 2009 by Phil Wain

    Simon Andrews in at the deep end at Macau

    British Superbike star Simon Andrews admitted that his first taste of real road racing at today's Macau GP practice had been a somewhat daunting experience. "F*** me, this place is scary," were the...

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  • NW200 course improvement

    11 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    NW200 course improvement

    Twelve times North West 200 race winner Michael Rutter has welcomed major improvements carried out by the Department of Regional Development (DRD) Roads Service at Mathers Cross on the 8.9mile...

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  • Wanneroo success story

    10 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Last weekend saw the second running of the Kings of Wanneroo event in Australia and with stars of World and British Superbikes in attendance, the hard-working Western Australia motorcycle club had certainly assembled a grid packed with racing talent. From start to finish the UK riders were treated like ‘Kings’ and whilst the meeting certainly has the classic end of year feel to it, where there’s...

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  • Rutter aims for seventh Macau GP win

    10 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Rutter aims for seventh Macau GP win

    Michael Rutter is gunning for a record seventh victory at Macau next month, riding in the colours of Team of Paris AXA Racing on an MSS Kawasaki ZX-10, alongside MSS’ regular BSB star Simon...

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  • Rea completes Wanneroo hat-trick

    08 November 2009 by Phil Wain

    Jonathan Rea completed his hat-trick in the third Kings of Wanneroo race on Sunday and duly wrapped up the overall crown to follow in the footsteps of Australian Superbike Champion Glenn Allerton who took the inaugural title 12 months ago. Rea was never headed in the final 15-lap race and when Alastair Seeley crashed out and Ian Lowry’s exhaust fell off, he was able to take a dominant victory of...

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  • Rea makes it two from two at Wanneroo

    08 November 2009 by Phil Wain

    Rea makes it two from two at Wanneroo

    Jonathan Rea made it two from two when he won the second 15-lap Kings of Wanneroo race at the Barbagallo Raceway on Sunday coming through from a sluggish start to win by an eventual 4.3seconds. The...

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  • Rea takes first Wanneroo win

    08 November 2009 by Phil Wain

    Rea takes first Wanneroo win

    Jonathan Rea drew first blood on Sunday for the Kings of Wanneroo event in Pert, Australia when he led the opening 15-lap race from start to finish. The 22-year old had to work hard for his victory by...

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  • Zero Emissions race in USA

    08 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Zero Emissions race in USA

    TTXGP and Infineon Raceway have announced an alliance that will see the Sonoma (California) road course serve as host site of the first-ever TTXGP zero carbon motorcycle race in the United...

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  • Top Brits in Macau GP line-up

    06 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    A truly international field of road racing and endurance specialists will line up on the grid for the 43rd running of the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix next month.  Riders from ten countries and regions, from across Europe, Asia Pacific and the USA, will do battle over 15 laps of the Guia Circuit on Saturday, November 21st, and the irresistible mix of exciting newcomers and seasoned...

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  • KTM’s Johnson tops Wannerroo practice

    06 November 2009 by Phil Wain

    KTM’s Johnson tops Wannerroo practice

    Honours were even in the practice results on the opening day of the Kings of Wanneroo event in Perth, Western Australia as GB and Australia shared the top ten positions at the end of Friday’s three...

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  • Whyte appointed NW200 Race Director

    06 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Whyte appointed NW200 Race Director

    Mervyn Whyte MBE has been appointed NW200 Race Director and oversee the overall operation of the event, working alongside a management team of seven personnel who will be responsible for the areas of...

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  • BSB and TT stars head for Wannerroo

    03 November 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    BSB and TT stars head for Wannerroo

    Top British racers are in Australia this weekend for the 2009 Kings of Wannerroo International. Headlining the entry are WSB starJonathan Rea and former MotoGP man Jeremy McWilliams while MSS...

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