June

ACU appoint new TT Clerk of the Course

ACU appoint new TT Clerk of the Course

ACU Events has issued a press statement announcing a new Clerk of the Course for the TT. The reshuffle comes after ACU Events came under fire at the TT, firstly when Clerk of the Course Eddie Nelson...

"I'd not done much wrong" says Dan Kneen of infamous Senior TT near miss

"I'd not done much wrong" says Dan Kneen of infamous Senior TT near miss

Dan Kneen - he of the TT save of the century - says he'd "Not done much wrong" to precipitate the near-catastrophe visited upon him in the 2011 Senior TT. The 23 year old's Kawasaki had been difficult...

Isle of Man TT blog: Simply wonderful

Isle of Man TT blog: Simply wonderful

After all the roller coaster of emotions of the week, the rain-delayed Senior ended the 2011 TT on a high note with John McGuinness beating Guy Martin in an epic six-lapper that will go down in...

Isle of Man TT: Senior race delayed until 5:15pm

Isle of Man TT: Senior race delayed until 5:15pm

The Senior TT race has been delayed for the second time today, with the new re-scheduled start time now 5:15pm. The seinor race was originally due to get underway at 12:15pm, but organisers decided to...

Isle of Man TT blog: Gary Johnson a worthy winner in re-scheduled Supersport race

Isle of Man TT blog: Gary Johnson a worthy winner in re-scheduled Supersport race

Gary Johnson was a worthy winner in yesterday’s re-scheduled Supersport TT on the East Coast Construction Honda. He had a great run to Glen Helen on the first lap to make up 3.2s on John McGuinness...

Isle of Man TT blog: Has the future of the TT changed?

Isle of Man TT blog: Has the future of the TT changed?

Has the future of the TT changed forever after Wednesday’s Supersport debacle? Early morning rain delayed the start of the race and there were still damp patches reported around the course when...

Isle of Man TT: McGuinness and Amor ready for Senior

Isle of Man TT: McGuinness and Amor ready for Senior

The 2011 Isle of Man TT concludes today with the Senior superbike race at 12.15pm. 16-times TT winner John McGuinness and his team mate Keith Amor have been interviewed ahead of the...

Isle of Man TT: Supersport race red-flagged

Isle of Man TT: Supersport race red-flagged

Today’s Supersport race has been red-flagged during the early stages of the second lap due to rain falling around the course. Race leader Michael Dunlop had built a 10.69s cushion over his brother...

TT Supersport delayed by rain

TT Supersport delayed by rain

The supersport race should have started by now (10.50am), but it’s been raining hard over here and the circuit is still wet in places. These guys don’t run in the wet – wet tyres wouldn’t last – and...

Isle of Man TT: Guy Martin's crash at Creg Ny Baa

Isle of Man TT: Guy Martin's crash at Creg Ny Baa

Relentless by TAS Suzuki rider Guy Martin ran wide at Creg Ny Baa in yesterday morning's Supersport race and was captured on video heading into the safety barriers. Fortunately the padded...

Isle of Man TT blog: Incredible highs and desperate lows

Isle of Man TT blog: Incredible highs and desperate lows

The TT continues to live up to its unenviable reputation of delivering incredible highs and desperate lows. In a split second a life is lost in a horrible high-speed crash. Not long after, racing...

Brit Burns second at Hengelo

Brit Burns second at Hengelo

Chris Burns stormed to second place in Sunday's ONK Dutch Superbike Championship race at the historic Hengelo street circuit in Holland. In his first ever road race, the Newcastle-upon-Tyne rider...

Dunlop takes Superstock TT victory

Dunlop takes Superstock TT victory

Michael Dunlop overcame the disappointment of retiring from this morning's Supersport TT by winning Monday evening's delayed four-lap Superstock TT. It was Dunlop's second TT victory, having won the...

Anstey takes eighth Isle of Man TT race win

Anstey takes eighth Isle of Man TT race win

Bruce Anstey took his eighth Isle of Man TT win in this afternoon's Supersport race which had to be restarted after a fatal crash involving Irish rider Derek Brien. Anstey finished ahead of Keith Amor...

The first winners of TT 2011

The first winners of TT 2011

The first winners of TT 2011

Isle of Man TT 2011: John McGuinness takes Superbike win

Isle of Man TT 2011: John McGuinness takes Superbike win

Honda TT Legends rider John McGuinness has won the Dainese Superbike TT race to record his 16th win at the Isle of Man TT. The race got underway right on time under excellent weather. Ryan Farquhar...

Isle of Man TT blog: Anstey tops practice

Isle of Man TT blog: Anstey tops practice

Bruce Anstey laid down his marker tonight for tomorrow’s six-lap Dainese Superbike TT with a 131.431mph on the Padgetts Honda – the first 131mph lap of the 2011 TT and it could have been even faster...

TT 2011: The party

TT 2011: The party

Where to get your fix of the 2011 TT Friday, June 3 1820-2050 TT practice Tourist: Take a stroll along Douglas Prom with a ride back on the horse-drawn tram. Or ride the steam train down to Castletown...

Isle of Man TT blog: oil stops practice

Isle of Man TT blog: oil stops practice

TT Thursday night. Traditionally the night to find out who’s really on the pipe. The riders are well dialled, the course has rubber down and it’s time for some seriously fast laps. Tonight was perfect...

Isle of Man TT blog: Anstey setting pace

Isle of Man TT blog: Anstey setting pace

I can't believe how busy the Island is so early. Normally things are quiet early in the week then there's a huge influx of visitors on the Thursday and the atmosphere comes alive. This year I was...

Double fatality in TT sidecar practice

Double fatality in TT sidecar practice

Sidecar practice was marred by a double fatality. Bill Currie and Kevin Morgan both lost their lives when they crashed their Yamaha outfit at Ballacrye on the first lap of practice. The session was...

Isle of Man TT blog: TT is go!

Isle of Man TT blog: TT is go!

I don’t know why the Thruxton BSB round had to be scheduled to clash with the opening of TT 2011 but it certainly played havoc with those teams who compete in the short circuit series and the...