TT & road races

  • Your thoughts on ITV4s coverage of the TT

    10 June 2009 by Liam Marsden

    Your thoughts on ITV4s coverage of the TT

    This year, ITV4 has spent more money on its coverage of the Isle of Man TT to make it as good as possible, but how do you think they did? Whether you think the coverage was spot on, or lacked...

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  • Isle of Man marshalling must be improved

    10 June 2009 by Mick Williams

    Having been a rider in TT and Manx GP in the past when the 2007 MGP Senior was unable to run due to lack of marshals I decided that I would do my bit to help out, put a bit back in! I attended the training course in the Isle of Man, and began at TT 2008, also marshaling for MGP 2008. I was hoping that eventually there would be another parade lap, as this is the main reason for me being here...

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  • Isle of Man TT: Double podium for Amor

    10 June 2009 by Phil Wain

    Isle of Man TT: Double podium for Amor

    Keith Amor enjoyed a fantastic day of racing at the Isle of Man TT Races on Tuesday when he finished third in both the Supersport 600cc and Superstock races on his Wilson Craig Hondas and lapped...

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  • Isle of Man TT: Alternative-fuelled lap record broken

    09 June 2009 by Frankie Lister

    Rob Barber has just set the outright lap record for an alternative-fuelled bike round the Isle of Man with an average speed of 84.819mph. On a battery-powered GSX-R750-framed bike he recorded a top speed down the Sulby Straight of 103mph. Rob is an experienced TT rider, finishing 27th in the Supersport race a few hours earlier on a Cross Lane GSX-R600.   After jumping off the bike Rob...

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  • Rossi and Agostini at Quarterbridge

    08 June 2009 by ron strathdee

    Rossi and Agostini at Quarterbridge

    MCN's Marc Potter tries to go round the outside of Rossi at Quarterbridge while Agostini nonchalantly waves to the fans while pulling away from the pursuing pack. (larger resolution version available)

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  • Isle of Man TT: Your Rossi pictures wanted

    08 June 2009 by Liam Marsden

    Isle of Man TT: Your Rossi pictures wanted

    If you've got any pictures of MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi and Giacomo Agostini on their lap of the Isle of Man TT course then MCN would like to see them. Upload your pictures here Simply upload...

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  • Rossi & Ago

    08 June 2009 by Alan Brook

    Rossi & Ago

    Marc, these are from Alan who gave you your TT Live subscription last week. I hope you like these (ref: Daniel Brook MCN Road Test Idol)

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  • Valentino at Whitegates

    08 June 2009 by Caroline Smith

    Valentino at Whitegates

    Valentino Rossi's historic lap of the TT Course on his approach to Whitegates on his way to the Ramsey Hairpin.

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  • Rossi rides at the TT!

    08 June 2009 by MCN

    Rossi rides at the TT!

    Valentino Rossi has just pulled down pitlane on this-specially branded R1 to start his historic lap of the Isle of Man TT, and MCN editor Marc Potter is riding with him to bring you the exclusive...

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  • McGuinness wins TT Superbike race

    08 June 2009 by MCN

    McGuinness wins TT Superbike race

    John McGuinness has just won the TT Superbike race on the Isle of Man. He beat his HM Plant Honda team-mate Steve Plater into second, with Guy Martin third on his Hydrex Honda. Ian Hutchinson was...

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  • TT lap record goes!

    08 June 2009

    TT lap record goes!

    John McGuinness has just broken the Isle of Man TT lap record, clocking an average speed of 130.442mph on his second lap of the Superbike event. He's leading the race, with Guy Martin second...

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  • Isle of Man TT: MCN waits for Rossi

    08 June 2009 by MCN

    Isle of Man TT: MCN waits for Rossi

    MCN’s Marc Potter is standing by on the Isle of Man waiting for Valentino Rossi’s private jet to land before his first lap of the TT circuit. MCN laps TT with Rossi and Agostini Potter is seen here...

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  • Electric cars to race at TT

    08 June 2009 by Guy Procter

    Electric cars to race at TT

    Next year the TTXGP will expand to add a class for cars as well as bikes. The surprise announcement of an ‘eGrandPrix’ has been made as organisers confirm the ground-breaking electric TT’s return in...

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  • Rossi on his way to TT, sun shining!

    08 June 2009 by Adam Child

    Rossi on his way to TT, sun shining!

    Excitement is building on the Isle of Man as TT fans await the arrival of Valentino Rossi. The 8-times world champ was due to arrive on Saturday but postponed his trip because of poor weather. He’s...

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  • Norton perform last-minute test of bike

    07 June 2009 by Marc Potter

    Norton perform last-minute test of bike

    Norton is currently at Jurby airfield for a last minute shake down test of the Norton NRV. Rider Michael Dunlop has just arrived to put the bike through its paces with a view for it qualifying for the...

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  • Bradley Smith in awe of TT

    06 June 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    Bradley Smith in awe of TT

    Bradley Smith, Britain’s most successful grand prix rider since Barry Sheen, got his first taste of the TT – with ex-TT racer and Manx man Richard ‘Milky’ Quayle. Quaylegave Smith a guided tour of...

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