May

North West 200 2016: Saturday Race Schedule

North West 200 2016: Saturday Race Schedule

Following Thursday’s race cancellations, a new schedule has been set for Saturday at the 2016 North West 200. The postponed superstock race slots into place as the second race of the day, meaning...

Sykes dominates for pole in Sepang

Sykes dominates for pole in Sepang

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) had to first get out of Superpole 1 to even enter Superpole 2 but he did not miss his chance to go for yet another pole ‘win’ - his fourth of the season and the...

Dan Cooper: 'I was lucky to get away with that'

Dan Cooper: 'I was lucky to get away with that'

Dan Cooper was left relatively unscathed following a serious collision in yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwins race. He was caught up in an incident when race leader Ryan Farquhar lost the front end...

Ant West fastest Kawasaki on opening day in Sepang

Ant West fastest Kawasaki on opening day in Sepang

In his first ever ride in the Superbike World Championship Anthony West found a happy Friday feeling at Sepang, as he rode to ninth after the first two combined practice sessions, becoming the best...

Farquhar stable after North West 200 crash

Farquhar stable after North West 200 crash

Ryan Farquhar is now reported to be in a stable condition in hospital following the accident which cut short yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwins race. The 40-year-old Irish road racing star crashed...

Savadori quickest at thundery Sepang

Savadori quickest at thundery Sepang

With dark clouds gathering it was a case of setting fast laps as soon as possible for some in FP2 at Sepang. Occasional spots of rain on some corners did not slow the pace, as Friday fastest man...

North West 200 2016: Update on injured riders

North West 200 2016: Update on injured riders

Ryan Farquhar remains seriously ill in hospital following an incident in yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwin race. The 40-year-old was airlifted to hospital with chest and pelvic injuries after the...

Farquhar and Cooper injured in red-flagged Supertwins race

Farquhar and Cooper injured in red-flagged Supertwins race

Thursday’s proceedings at the North West 200 were cut shut after a red flag during the evening’s supertwins race. The race, which had already been re-started following a fire on the circuit, was...

Seeley breaks Dunlop record with supersport victory

Seeley breaks Dunlop record with supersport victory

Alastair Seeley became the most successful rider in North West 200 history this evening after taking victory in an action-packed supersport race. Martin Jessopp took an early lead from Seeley but it...

Qualifying hat-trick for Seeley with Superbike pole

Qualifying hat-trick for Seeley with Superbike pole

Alastair Seeley completed a hat-trick of pole positions at this year’s North West 200 after topping the second and final superbike session. Seeley’s lap of 4’23.946 saw him pip Hawk Racing’s Michael...

Supersport pole for Seeley

Supersport pole for Seeley

Alastair Seeley will start this week’s North West 200 Supersport races from pole position after decimating the opposition in final qualifying. Storming to his second pole of the day, Seeley lapped the...

Seeley under lap record for superstock pole

Seeley under lap record for superstock pole

Alastair Seeley shattered the existing lap record to take pole position for this week’s North West 200 Superstock races. The Briggs Equipment BMW rider’s time of 4’24.240 (122.207mph) was enough to...

Behind the scenes at the TT

Behind the scenes at the TT

‘You can get over for race week, but it’s getting off the Island that’s the problem’  he Steam Packet ferry company is about to hit its busiest three weeks of the year, and Wayne Lisy is the man...

Jonathan Rea pens two-year extension with Kawasaki

Jonathan Rea pens two-year extension with Kawasaki

Jonathan Rea will remain with Kawasaki Racing for two more years in the Superbike World Championship, it has been announced today. The reigning world champion has penned an extension to his deal with...

North West 200 2016 - Live Feed

North West 200 2016 - Live Feed

Racing is set to get underway at this year’s North West 200 later today as the sun shines on the north coast of Ireland. The day’s three races will follow final practice for all four classes, all live...

Rea looking forward to warmer conditions in Sepang

Rea looking forward to warmer conditions in Sepang

Jonathan Rea is looking to make a return to the top step of the podium at Sepang this weekend after being beaten by Chaz Davies in both races at Imola. Davies was unstoppable on the Ducati Panigale R...

Smith suggests reason for Le Mans crashes

Smith suggests reason for Le Mans crashes

Bradley Smith has suggested that a slippier patch of tarmac on the Le Mans circuit was the cause of not only his crash out of Sunday’s MotoGP race, but also of the crashes of Marc Marquez and Andrea...

Crutchlow slams social media

Crutchlow slams social media

Cal Crutchlow has hit out at fans on social media, after his crash out of Sunday’s MotoGP race at Le Mans once again opened a floodgate of abuse towards the LCR Honda rider on Twitter and...

Honda boss Suppo calls for ease in engine restrictions

Honda boss Suppo calls for ease in engine restrictions

Honda boss Livio Suppo has called for MotoGP organisers to look at lifting the ban put in place on in-season engine development, as Honda continue to struggle with an under-accelerating...

Rossi: Viñales could ‘become like Kevin Schwantz’

Rossi: Viñales could ‘become like Kevin Schwantz’

As his plans for the 2017 season continues to hang in the balance, not many men have faced the options currently presented to Maverick Viñales, in the form of a choice between a known winner and a...

Davies looking to carry momentum to Sepang

Davies looking to carry momentum to Sepang

Chaz Davies is looking to carry the momentum gained from his emphatic double victory in Imola to this weekend’s sixth round of the Superbike World Championship in Sepang. The Welshman now sits 35...

Sidecar world champions Reeves and Klaffenbock together for 2016 TT

Sidecar world champions Reeves and Klaffenbock together for 2016 TT

Five-time world sidecar champion Tim Reeves has teamed up with fellow world champion Klaus Klaffenböck for the 2016 Isle of Man TT races. The eleventh-hour deal will see Klaffenböck, also a three-time...

Johnston fights through pain at North West 200

Johnston fights through pain at North West 200

Lee Johnston has confessed he was crying with pain after today’s opening North West 200 qualifying sessions. Still recovering from an injured groin suffered in a heavy fall during the Scarborough...

Rutter tops red flagged superstock qualifying

Rutter tops red flagged superstock qualifying

Michael Rutter lapped under record pace to top the timesheets in the opening superstock qualifying at this year’s North West 200. A 13-time winner at the Triangle circuit, Rutter set a time of...

Jessopp leads way in close supertwins session

Jessopp leads way in close supertwins session

Martin Jessopp led the way in a close-fought Supertwins qualifying on the opening day of the 2016 North West 200, pipping Ivan Lintin to the top spot on his Riders Motorcycles Kawasaki. Jessopp...

Dunlop pips Seeley in opening superbike session

Dunlop pips Seeley in opening superbike session

Michael Dunlop is on provisional pole for this year’s North West 200 Superbike races after pipping Alastair Seeley to the top spot in the closing moments of the opening qualifying session.

Seeley tops opening session at North West 200

Seeley tops opening session at North West 200

Alastair Seeley got off to a strong start at this year’s North West 200, topping the opening Supersport practice by 3.8 seconds over Ian Hutchinson. The 600s left the grid for the first session of the...

William Dunlop splits with team on eve of NW200

William Dunlop splits with team on eve of NW200

William Dunlop has split with the CD Racing Yamaha squad on the eve of this year’s North West 200, parting with long-time sponsor Chris Down and his superbike and supersport machinery. Remaining muted...

Lampkin makes history at the SSDT

Lampkin makes history at the SSDT

History was made at the weekend as the 2016 Scottish Six Days Trial came to close with Dougie Lampkin sealing an unprecedented and record extending tenth win. At forty years old Lampkin is now the...

West to stand in for Barrier in Sepang

West to stand in for Barrier in Sepang

Anthony West will return to the World Superbike championship this weekend as he fills in for the injured Sylvain Barrier at Pedercini Kawasaki. The Frenchman has been out of action since breaking his...

Hillier out for success at North West 200

Hillier out for success at North West 200

After taking three podiums at last year’s Isle of Man TT, James Hillier heads into the 2016 roads season brimming with confidence. The Hampshire star is keen to build on his count of two podiums at...

Hickman looks to kick-start roads campaign at North West 200

Hickman looks to kick-start roads campaign at North West 200

After a strong start to the 2016 British Superbike season, Peter Hickman will now turn his sights to achieving a similarly successful opening to this year’s international road racing campaign. The...

Revamped Sepang awaits World Superbike stars

Revamped Sepang awaits World Superbike stars

The Superbike World Championship heads to Sepang for the sixth round of the season this weekend, but the 3.44 mile Malaysian circuit will pose a new challenge to riders after a recent revamp. The...

McWilliams to replace injured Kneen at Mar-Train Yamaha for North West 200

McWilliams to replace injured Kneen at Mar-Train Yamaha for North West 200

Jeremy McWilliams is to replace Dan Kneen in the Mar-Train Yamaha squad at this year’s North West 200 next week, after the Manxman broke his arm in a mountain biking crash. McWilliams, who has two...

Richard Cooper: 'We made it happen when it counts!'

Richard Cooper: 'We made it happen when it counts!'

Richard Cooper took a stunning debut victory in tricky conditions at the weekend’s MCE British Superbike round at Oulton Park. Taking a risk with a slick rear tyre in wet but rapidly drying conditions...

TT 2016: TV Guide

TT 2016: TV Guide

ITV have released the TV schedule for this year’s Isle of Man TT races, featuring 15 hour-long programmes including a week’s worth of preview shows. Kicking off with ‘Hutchy: Miracle Man’ – the story...