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David Jefferies killed in TT practice

David Jefferies killed in TT practice

David Jefferies was been killed and Jim Moodie injured during practice for the Isle of Man TT on Thursday afternoon. Jefferies, 30, was riding a TAS Suzuki GSX-R1000 when he crashed at Crosby. Triumph...

Brits head first practice at Oschersleben

Brits head first practice at Oschersleben

Neil Hodgson is leading the times from the first free practice for the Oschersleben WSB round this weekend. The works Ducati rider completed 25 laps with a best time of 1:28.349. James Toseland is...

Archibald dominates TT practice

Archibald dominates TT practice

The practice sessions at the Isle of Man TT kicked off in their usual unpredictable style with a car crash and mud on the road causing delays to the start on Saturday and a glitch in the new timing...

Tributes to Jefferies roll in

Tributes to Jefferies roll in

Tributes to David Jefferies have been flooding on to our message boards after his death in Thursday afternoon’s practice session for the Isle of Man TT. To add your tribute to Jefferies click the link...

Hang on a minute…

Hang on a minute…

When she saw the team next door were all dressed in yellow, suddenly it all made sense.

McGuinness and Jefferies share top spot

McGuinness and Jefferies share top spot

John McGuinness and David Jefferies are the fastest men at this year’s Isle of Man TT after Tuesday evening’s practice session. McGuinness took his British Superbike spec Ducati 998 to the top spot in...

Archibald dedicates first win to Jefferies

Archibald dedicates first win to Jefferies

Adrian Archibald has won his first TT race at the Isle of Man, dedicating the win to his former team-mate David Jefferies who died in Thursday’s practice session. The TAS Suzuki rider initially had...

Suzuki fill World Endurance podium

Suzuki fill World Endurance podium

Suzuki dominated the second round of the World Endurance championship in Assen at the weekend with al three Podium places taken up by GSX-R1000 riders. The 200 mile race was close throughout with the...

Sorry, are we interrupting?

Sorry, are we interrupting?

Our plans to sneak up on the brolly girls failed miserably…

Minimum height limit

Minimum height limit

New rules mean you have to be as tall as the sign before you can race

Hodgson takes pole after near crash

Hodgson takes pole after near crash

Neil Hodgson has taken his fourth pole position at the fifth round of the World Superbike championship in Oschersleben, Germany, setting the best time of the session on his final lap. A heavy rain...

Archibald to race on in memory of Jefferies

Archibald to race on  in memory of Jefferies

Adrian Archibald has decided that he will still compete in this year’s Isle of Man TT despite the death of his team-mate David Jefferies in Thursday’s practice session. Archibald, 33, made the...

What’s James doing down there?

What’s James doing down there?

James Toseland was attempting to hide, but it wasn’t working.

Archibald and Jefferies dominate TT practice

Archibald and Jefferies dominate TT practice

TAS Suzuki team-mates Adrian Archibald and David Jefferies are crowding the top of the time sheets after yesterday’s fourth day of practice at the Isle of Man TT. Archibald knocked John McGuinness off...

Chili on provisional pole: Hodgson seventh

Chili on provisional pole: Hodgson seventh

A rejuvenated Pier-Francesco Chili has qualified on provisional poleafter the end of Friday’s first qualifying for Sunday’s round five of the World Superbike Championship at Oschersleben. Chili...

British Supermoto title fight latest

British Supermoto title fight latest

Ady Smith and Leighton Haigh took three wins a piece this weekend in the third round of the NORA British Supermoto championship at Blyton Raceway this weekend. The action took place in front of a...

Suzuki flags at half-mast

Suzuki flags at half-mast

Friday morning’s practice at the Isle of Man TT was carried out in a sombre mood after the death of David Jefferies in the Afternoon session on Thursday. The flags on the TAS Suzuki truck were being...

Travel and Accommodation

It’s not to late to join in the TT party, places to stay are getting limited on the Island but you can still get in. Use the links below to check the latest availability of flights, ferries, and accommodation and get yourself to the biggest motorcycling event of the year. The Steam Packet ferry company offer routes from Haysham, Liverpool, Troon, Belfast and Dublin. Prices start from £147 for a...

TT action starts here

TT action starts here

Official practice for the Isle of Man TT is under way, launching two weeks of racing, partying, and general mayhem. We will bring you all the latest news, reports from the racing, guides to the island...

Coordination is the key

Coordination is the key

Even her lipstick matches the colour scheme…

Gibernau takes victory in Le Mans

Gibernau takes victory in Le Mans

Spaniard Sete Gibernau has won the French GP, benefitting from new rules which have abolished combined, overall times, and resulted in a 13-lap dash to the finish. He battled hard with reigning...

Share your TT tips

Share your TT tips

The TT begins this weekend, so what better time to pass on your tips to make a visit to the Island a memorable one. Whether it’s places to eat or drink, finding places to stay, or how to pack for the...

Race and practice times

TT Practice Saturday May 24: 5.15am-6.55am and 6.15pm-8.50pm Monday May 26: 5.15am-6.55am and 6.15pm to 8.50pm Tuesday May 27: 6.15pm-8.50pm Wednesday May 28: 5.15am-6.55am and 6.15pm to 8.55pm Thursday May 29: 1.45pm-4.25pm Friday May 30: 5.15am-6.55am (if required) and 6.15pm-8.50pm Wednesday June 4: 3pm-3.50pm TT Races Saturday May 31 2pm: TT Formula One (6 laps), 5pm: Sidecar race A (3...

Very shadey

Very shadey

Even the sunglasses were special brolly girl issue

What’s on and when

May 27-June 6: Free entertainment with groups and solo acts in the marquee at the Sulby Glen Hotel with licensed bar each evening. Barbecue on Mad Sunday May 29: Peveril Club beach cross, Douglas, 6.30pm May 29: Sidecar trial, Laxey beach, 7pm May 31-June 6: MCN-backed Honda Off-Road Experience, Knock Froy MX circuit (opposite Mount Murray Hotel), all race week May 31-June 6: Honda beer tent, rear...

Rutter quits TT for more testing

Rutter quits TT for more testing

After a disappointing weekend at Knockhill Ducati’s Michael Rutter has quit this year’s TT so he can turn all his attention to reversing his disastrous fortunes in the British Superbike series. The...

The natives seem friendly

The natives seem friendly

Diary day 1: Natives seem friendly, and they’ve got a lovely line in suede outfits

Turning Japanese

Turning Japanese

We think it’s time to embrace Eastern culture…come and give us a hug girls

Melandri impresses in MotoGP practice

Melandri impresses in MotoGP practice

The threat of a wet weekend for the fourth round of the MotoGP World championship saw all the riders trying to get their best times in a dry first qualifying session at Le Mans. Top of the pile again...

Evening motocross begins

Evening motocross begins

Fancy a night out watching bikes after work? The Welsh Open Motocross series begins on Wednesday May 28, and all the races take place on Wednesday evenings. Each night features 10 races, with the last...

Laconi tops fast practice session at Monza

Laconi tops fast practice session at Monza

The first free practice session at the Monza World Superbike round has finished with Regis Laconi heading the table on his Ducati 998RS with a time of 1:47.976, just 0.5 seconds outside Troy Bayliss’...

Thomas Hayward, Cadwell Park, May 11

Thomas Hayward, Cadwell Park, May 11

Skellingthorpe GP125 rider Thomas Hayward was denied his first win in the MRO championship at Cadwell by the presence of six British Championship riders who ran away with the leading positions.

Triple double for Byrne at Knockhill

Triple double for Byrne at Knockhill

Mixed weather caused some interesting racing at the fifth round of British Superbike championship at Knockhill with Shane Byrne win his sixth race in a row. The first race was won by Shane Byrne on...

Build a wall girls…

Build a wall girls…

The game of football came to a complete stop as everyone halted to admire the wall…

Not quite the angle

Not quite the angle

She might be a professional, but surely the angle of the umbrella should be perfectly perpendicular.

Dave Hewson, Cadwell Park, May 11

Dave Hewson, Cadwell Park, May 11

A gritty ride by Branston rider Dave Hewson produced his best result of the season with a 13th place finish in the third round of the MRO Supersport 600 race at Cadwell on Sunday. The result came...