May

TT blog: Saturday, May29

TT blog: Saturday, May29

What a damp squib today has been. It was raining when the Island gradually awoke this morning and only really brightened up as we left the paddock after the miserable damp and misty newcomers lap had...

TT blog: Friday, May28

TT blog: Friday, May28

It’s a long time since I arrived on the Island on a Friday prior to TT practice starting.  In recent years, pressure of work have meant that I’ve just got onto the Island as Thursday practice...

PokerStars confirmed as Superbike TT race backer

PokerStars confirmed as Superbike TT race backer

Isle of Man-based gaming company PokerStars has confirmed their sponsorship of the 2010 TT Superbike race which will be held on Saturday, June 5. The company will also be the Official Gaming Partner...

Motociclismo road tester at the TT

Motociclismo road tester at the TT

Motociclismo road tester and regular face in MCN Sergio Remero is one of the last riders to be confirmed for this years TT, which gets underway this weekend. After two years contesting at the TT,...

NW200 experience

Great racing, big thank you to all concerned. Beautiful country side and biking roads. What a fantastic week. It was spoiled slightly by the mindless cretin who stole my helmet and gloves from our bikes parked on the road side on the way up to the Ballysally roundabout, causing me to miss my ferry and costing me an extra nights B&B. Many thanks to all in the paddock who tried to fix me up...

My NW200 pictures

My NW200 pictures

Here are some pictures from this year's NW200. Most of them were taken at Magheraboy chicane during the last two races. Enjoy!

NW200 pictures

NW200 pictures

As the day got off to a cold, wet start and delayed racing until the circuit had dried, the action soon warmed up. I was totally amazed at the speeds of these guys racing through, wheelying over the...

Seeley’s North West 200 double

Seeley’s North West 200 double

Alastair Seeley clocked up his first North West 200 Superbike race win when he took the second race of the day and earlier in the day he had scored his first Supersport 600 NW200 win. Beating Padgett...

NW200 blog: Busy day despite no track action

Considering today (Friday) has been a day off at the North West 200, it’s been one hectic one, tinged with controversy. This morning the stewards met to decide the formation of the superbike grid. When Steve Plater’s crash brought out the red flag in final Superbike qualifying it meant some riders were unable to get a flying lap in to secure a leading grid slot. Protests were filed and initially...

Plater crash and controversy mar NW200 practice

Plater crash and controversy mar NW200 practice

Steve Plater’s 100mph crash that left him with a broken arm, intermittent drizzle and controversy over the qualifying times combined to mar Thursday’s final Superbike qualifying at the North West...

NW200: Plater injury update

NW200: Plater injury update

HM Plant Honda issued this press realease regarding Steve Plater’s crash in qualifying yesterday (Thursday) at the North West 200. “HM Plant Honda’s Steve Plater and John McGuinness have experienced...

Steve Plater suffers massive practice crash at NW200

Steve Plater suffers massive practice crash at NW200

Update at 16:00: Statement issued by NW200 organisers on behalf of the HM Plant Honda team: "On the final lap of the Superbike Practice session Steve Plater had a crash at the final corner.  ...