May

TT Preview: Bruce Anstey - new team, new focus

TT Preview: Bruce Anstey - new team, new focus

There's something very different about Bruce Anstey this year. He smiles a lot. He's chatty (well, more so than ever before). He's training. He's out and about at official engagements. And he seems...

TT Preview: Michael Dunlop, the Maverick

TT Preview: Michael Dunlop, the Maverick

Michael Dunlop. Twenty-two years old. TT winner. Privateer. Maverick. Dunlop was courted by top teams this winter but eventually stuck with his gang of friends and backers, who have supported him so...

TT Preview: Now or never for Martin

TT Preview: Now or never for Martin

Relentless by TAS Suzuki team owner Philip Neill has given Martin every opportunity to focus 100% on preparation for this year's TT - more than the 29-year old from Kirmington has ever enjoyed: four...

Stuart Easton's injuries and recovery

This story is in relation to Stuart Easton's crash at the NW200. According to news reports he has broken both femurs and sustained other injuries. I had a motorcycle accident in May 2002 in Central London where I broke both my femurs and sustained other injuries. I had to be operated on at the roadside to stabilise my condition before being airlifted to hospital, where I underwent a nine hour...

TT Preview: McGuinness' Mountain Desire

TT Preview: McGuinness' Mountain Desire

15 TT wins. 29 podiums. Outright lap record holder. TT legend. With his record on the TT mountain course, John McGuinness could be forgiven for being a bit of a superstyar be he's more like your best...

Adam Child at the North West 200

Adam Child at the North West 200

Just a few shots of Adam Child during the supersport race at the NW200

Only one race at 2011 NW200

Only one race at 2011 NW200

Heavy rain, high winds, a bomb scare and finally an oil slick for over a mile of the coast road meant that only one race of the scheduled five on the 2011 North West 200 programme  was run on...

NW200: Easton injury update

NW200: Easton injury update

UPDATE: 4:00pm May 23 Latest update on Stuart Easton, seriously injured during North West 200 practice last Thursday, is that he has been moved from intensive care to a high dependency ward – and now...

Rutter tops Ducati 1-2 in NW200 superbike qualifying

Rutter tops Ducati 1-2 in NW200 superbike qualifying

Michael Rutter and Martyn Jessopp will line up first and second for Saturday's NW200 Superbike races on their Riders of Bridgewater/Bathams Ducatis. Rutter posted the fast time of Thursday's afternoon...

Easton seriously injured in NW200 crash

Easton seriously injured in NW200 crash

BSB star Stuart Easton suffered serious injury after a crash early in the opening lap of Superstock practice at the North West 200 yesterday (Thursday). The MSS Kawasaki rider was initially assessed...

Stuart Easton and Gary Mason crash out of NW200 practice

Stuart Easton and Gary Mason crash out of NW200 practice

MSS Kawasaki riders Gary Mason and Stuart Easton have crashed out of this morning’s practice for the NW200. Easton, currently sitting third in the British Superbike championship, is believed to have...

Seeley lays down his marker in NW200 practice

Seeley lays down his marker in NW200 practice

Alastair Seeley topped the opening Superbike and Superstock qualifying practice sessions and was second in the Supersport class, pipped by a tenth of a second by Cameron Donald tonight in preparation...

Hutchinson ruled out of 2011 TT

Hutchinson ruled out of 2011 TT

Ian Hutchinson has finally been forced to admit defeat in his brave battle to be fit for the 2011 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. The Yamaha rider, who won a historic five TT Races in...

Cookstown 100 pics

Cookstown 100 pics

Ryan Farquhar kicks dirt at Michael Dunlop's Kawasaki at the Cookstown 100