2009

TTXGP World Final at Albacete

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...

TTXGP motorcycles to demo at Paris eGrand Prix

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...

TTXGP announce final UK series schedule

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...

Mavizen launch world’s first production electric supersport bike

Mavizen launch world’s first production electric supersport bike

On the very day Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown was taking delivery of the ministerial fleet’s first all-electric car, British motorcycle manufacturer Mavizen unveiled their TTX02 at Bloomberg,...

North West race date confirmed

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...

Eco Enduro line-up

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...

North West 200 ditches 250s

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...

Maria Costello gets her mojo working

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...

Billown loses TT races

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...

Irish Roadrace Calendar 2010

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...

Tailor-made TT travel packages

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,...

TT schedule announced

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...

TT Day of Champions

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...

More to come from McAdoo Kawasaki

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...

Farquhar joins forces with MSS Colchester Kawasaki for 2010

Farquhar joins forces with MSS Colchester Kawasaki for 2010

Dungannon's Ryan Farquhar will again spearhead Kawasaki's assault on the International and National road races in 2010, with the 33-year old joining forces with MSS Colchester Kawasaki for his...

Conor Cummins stays with McAdoo

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...

The roads – who goes where

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...

Guy Martin signs for Wilson Craig’s Honda team

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...

Stuart Easton takes stunning Macau GP win

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...

Cummins quickest in Q2 but Easton stays on pole

Cummins quickest in Q2 but Easton stays on pole

Conor Cummins set the fastest time in second and final qualifying for tomorrow’s Macau Grand Prix but Stuart Easton’s stunning lap from Thursday remained good enough for him to retain pole...

Simon Andrews in at the deep end at Macau

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...

Stuart Easton sets blistering pace at Macau Grand Prix

Stuart Easton sets blistering pace at Macau Grand Prix

Stuart Easton set the fastest ever lap of the 3.8-mile Macau circuit on Thursday afternoon to set provisional pole position for Saturday’s 15-lap Macau Grand Prix. The Hydrex IGT Honda ace set a time...

TT and Silverstone will continue to work together

TT and Silverstone will continue to work together

TT boss Paul Phillips says that he hopes to continue to work closely with the Silverstone management – even though the date clash between the 2010 TT and the Northants MotoGP race has now been...

NW200 course improvement

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...

Wanneroo success story

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...

Rutter aims for seventh Macau GP win

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...

Rea completes Wanneroo hat-trick

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...

Rea makes it two from two at Wanneroo

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...

Rea takes first Wanneroo win

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...

Zero Emissions race in USA

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...

Top Brits in Macau GP line-up

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...

KTM’s Johnson tops Wannerroo practice

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...

Whyte appointed NW200 Race Director

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...

BSB and TT stars head for Wannerroo

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...

Ryan Farquhar wins Irish Motorcyclist of the year

Ryan Farquhar wins Irish Motorcyclist of the year

Ryan Farquhar is the NGK Enkalon Irish Motorcyclist of the Year for 2009. Ryan received the trophy in the workshop at his Killyman, Co Tyrone home on the evening before he left for the Kings of...

Lougher launches Team Blackhorse Kawasaki

Lougher launches Team Blackhorse Kawasaki

Ian Lougher has switched his race team from Yamaha to Kawasaki for the 2010 season on the roads and on short circuits. He will run the team under the banner of Team Blackhorse Kawasaki. The...