July

Farquhar takes four wins at Faugheen

Farquhar takes four wins at Faugheen

It seems like there’s no stopping Ryan Farquhar in the Irish national road races. For the third meeting in a row, the Dungannon man  racked up four wins in a day – this time at the Faugheen 50...

Road racing’s biggest and fastest jumps caught on camera

Road racing’s biggest and fastest jumps caught on camera

This is Irish road racer Ryan Farquhar landing at 150mph on his Kawasaki ZX-10R from a 40ft long jump over Hanlon’s Leap on his way to four race wins at the awe-inspiring Kells road race in...

Blog: Silverstone MotoGP and TT date clash. Surely a mistake?

Blog: Silverstone MotoGP  and TT date clash. Surely a mistake?

I was absolutely shocked when I saw the date for the 2010 Silverstone British Grand Prix. June 6? Surely that’s when the TT starts? The Silverstone MotoGP race date is one I’m sure many of us have...

Southern 100 2009 images

Southern 100 2009 images

Just a small selection of images from this years meeting and with some close up action, and close run races it proved to be a real treasure as always. The competition is seemingly getting tighter in...

Guy Martin wins Southern 100 ‘championship’ race

Guy Martin wins Southern 100 ‘championship’ race

Guy Martin finally got the better of Ryan Farquhar in yesterday’s third and final day of racing at the on the 4.25mile Billown road course near Castletown. Martin’s Hydrex Honda crossed the line in...

Farquhar wins 600cc races at Southern 100

Farquhar wins 600cc races at Southern 100

Ryan Farquhar took the Senior and 600cc race wins at the Southern 100 yesterday evening, to add the 1000cc victory he scored on Tuesday night. The Dungannon-based Kawasaki privateer has now beaten...

Ryan Farquhar contemplates future

Ireland’s top road racer Ryan Farquhar admitted that the death of Andrew Neill, killed in practice for a 125cc race at the Walderstone meeting on Sunday, has made him question his future in the sport. Yesterday Farquhar told the Newsletter, one of the leading Belfast newspapers, that, “When something like this happens you question yourself about why you do it, but I think I've become hardened to...

Pearson’s Scarborough success elevates his Duke Rankings standing

Northern Ireland’s Michael Pearson became only the second Ulsterman to claim the coveted Cock o’ the North Trophy at Scarborough, the12th round counting towards the Duke Rankings – a season-long championship covering all the top races on pure road courses. Pearson also took both legs of the superbike races and two second places in the 600cc supersport events. However, it was the ‘Welsh Wizard’...

Manx Radio to broadcast Southern ‘100’

Even if you can’t make it to the Southern 100 you can listen to the race commentary live on Manx Radio via the internet. The Steam Packet Southern 100 international road races  commence next week on Monday 13th July 13 and continue through until Thursday evening July 16, all covered by Manx Radio. Race fans off the Island will be able to pick up the commentaries via the web on...

Guy Martin to race at Scarborough

Guy Martin to race at Scarborough

Six time International Oliver’s Mount Gold Cup Cup winner, Guy Martin is to race his Hydrex Honda at this weekend’s Cock o’the North Road Races to attempt to regain his title he has previously won on...

Michael Dunlop: Skerries man of the meeting

Michael Dunlop, Ryan Farquhar and Keith Amor were in blistering form totally dominating round eleven of the Duke Road Race Rankings, the Aon Bikecare Skerries 100, held on the 2.9mile public roads course in North County Dublin. Dunlop was declared Man of the Meeting after taking three wins: Supersport 600, Junior 250cc and Lightweight 125cc and two third places on the Uel Duncan-sponsored Robinson...

TTX GP launch Zero Carbon road race series

TTX GP launch Zero Carbon road race series

TTXGP, the force behind the inaugural zero emission motorcycle race at this year’s Isle of Man TT races, has joined forces with Auto Cycle Union Events (ACUE),  to run the world’s first national...