2012

Cameron Donald re-signs with Wilson Craig Racing

Cameron Donald re-signs with Wilson Craig Racing

Australian double TT winner Cameron Donald will remain with Wilson Craig Racing for the 2013 roadracing season. Donald, who has been supported by Craig through various teams since 2005, will be...

Norton announce two rider TT team

Norton announce two rider TT team

Norton have announced a two-man British team for the 2013 Isle of Man TT, bringing Dan Hegarty into the team alongside 2012 rider Ian Mackman. Hegarty, a promising TT rider since his 2012 debut, is...

Honda TT Legends announce five-rider lineup for 2013

Honda TT Legends announce five-rider lineup for 2013

Honda has unveiled a five-strong squad for their TT Legends team, to coordinate a two pronged attack on the Isle of Man TT and the Endurance World Championship. Retaining nineteen-times TT winner John...

Macau Grand Prix now available to watch online

Macau Grand Prix now available to watch online

Coverage of this year's Macau Grand Prix race is now available online. Sunday's race, delayed from Saturday due to wet weather, ran over a shortened 10 laps after a series of red flags and delays in...

Macau Grand Prix Race Postponed

Macau Grand Prix Race Postponed

The Macau Grand Prix, scheduled to be run at 15.30pm (7.30am UK time) on Saturday, has been postponed until Sunday because of rain. The morning warm up had already been shifted until 13.40pm after...

Rutter on course for record eighth Macau win

Rutter on course for record eighth Macau win

Michael Rutter is well on course to win his eighth Macau Grand Prix after snatching pole position from his SMT Honda teammate John McGuinness during the final qualifying session on Thursday...

Joey, Ray and Rivals

Joey, Ray and Rivals

A glorious chapter in the history of road racing is brought to life in a new DVD from Duke Video entitled Joey, Ray and Rivals. The DVD is a comprehensive history of the two biggest groups in Irish...

Portuguese rider fatally injured in Macau GP qualifying

Portuguese rider fatally injured in Macau GP qualifying

A day of carnage and tragedy marred the opening practice session of the 2012 Macau Grand Prix. After a series of rare crashes earlier in the day Portuguese rider Luis Carreira lost his life in a crash...

Yamaha Classic Race Team entered for Classic TT

Yamaha Classic Race Team entered for Classic TT

Former factory Yamaha mechanic Ferry Brouwer has announced plans to bring his Yamaha Classic Racing Team to the inagural Classic TT in August. YCRT will race in the 250cc, Formula 1 and Formula 2...

Guy Martin and Dan Cooper confirmed for first Classic TT

Guy Martin and Dan Cooper confirmed for first Classic TT

Isle of Man TT and television star Guy Martini has confirmed his entry for the inagural Classic TT next August, alongside up and coming TT rider Dan Cooper. The two will take the line as teammates in...

Daley Mathison at the Gold Cup

Daley Mathison at the Gold Cup

It was in at the deep end for 21-year-old Murton road racer Daley Mathison last weekend having sat out the majority of the 2012 season due to financial restrictions he was aiming to end the year on a...

Ian Hutchinson at the Gold Cup

Ian Hutchinson at the Gold Cup

Ian Hutchinson at the Scarborough Gold Cup pictured with my daughter. It made her day and a good days' racing was enjoyed by all.

Poll: Who’s the greatest current real-roads racer (apart from John McGuinness)?

Poll: Who’s the greatest current real-roads racer (apart from John McGuinness)?

John McGuinness is undoubtedly the most successful current real-roads racer with his 19 TT wins, but who would you vote for as the greatest current real-roads racer besides...

Manx GP Senior Race Results 2012

The Senior Manx Grand Prix Race Senior - Class 1 31 John Simpson* 675cc Triumph 01 25 00.25 106.526 Replica 2 43 Andrew Soar* 750cc Suzuki 01 25 02.29 106.484 Replica 3 3 Wayne Kirwan 600cc Yamaha 01 25 06.13 106.404 Replica 4 17 Ross Johnson 600cc Yamaha 01 25 50.25 105.492 Replica 5 24 Andy Lovett 600cc Honda 01 26 39.07 104.502 Replica 6 9 Paul Smyth 750cc Suzuki / P.R.F Racing 01 26 40.95...

Manx GP fatality

Manx GP fatality

The Manx Motor Cycle Club, the organisers of the Manx Grand Prix, have announce the death of Steve Osborne, 60, from Douglas, Isle of Man following an incident by Alexander Drive on the approach to...

Dunlop does Ulster GP double

Dunlop does Ulster GP double

Michael Dunlop ignored the effects of two slipped discs in his back to chalk up a memorable double win on Saturday in the 90th Anniversary Ulster Grand Prix on the famed Dundrod circuit, near...

Ulster GP 2012

Ulster GP 2012

There were plenty of red flags at the Ulster GP but also plenty of action. Lots of great racing on a very windy day on the best road racing circuit in the world. Just watch were you park your...

Lee Vernon succumbs to injuries

Lee Vernon succumbs to injuries

Carlton Baxter Communications have this evening, Friday, August 10 at 7.33pm, issued the following statement on behalf of the Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club – the organising club of the Ulster...

Michael Dunlop wins Dundrod 150 Superbike race

Michael Dunlop wins Dundrod 150 Superbike race

Michael Dunlop chalked up his first-ever win on the famed 7.4mile Dundrod road course near Belfast when he dominated yesterday afternoon’s Dundrod 150 superbike race. Dunlop ignored the effects of two...

Cummins sets Ulster Superbike pace

Cummins sets Ulster Superbike pace

Manxman Conor Cummins set the pace on the first day of practice in the Superbike class at the McKinstry Skip Hire Ulster Grand Prix yesterday (Wednesday). The Tyco TAS Suzuki rider lapped the...

Manx Grand Prix future direction decided

Manx Grand Prix future direction decided

The future of the Manx Grand Prix has been decided. The Isle of Man Department of Economic Development and the Manx Motorcycle Club have issued this joint statement: Following discussions between the...

Police appealing for witnesses after fatal crash at Oliver's Mount

Police appealing for witnesses after fatal crash at Oliver's Mount

Police are appealing for spectators who witnessed the fatal crash during the final race of the Cock o' The North road race meeting at Oliver's Mount on July 22. Police are particularly keen to speak...

Dean Harrison - Team RC Express Racing

Dean Harrison - Team RC Express Racing

Dean Harrison rides for the newly formed RC Express Racing Kawasaki Team. Dean had an awesome Southern 100 on his first outing on the Superstock ZX-10R as a newcomer to the Billown circuit. A 7th, 5th...

Dunlop makes it five wins at Southern 100

Dunlop makes it five wins at Southern 100

Michael Dunlop added two more wins yesterday to make it a five-win unbeaten streak at this year’s Southern 100. Dunlop was in blistering form all week and kicked off Thursday’s day of racing with a...

Dunlop wins two more at Southern 100

Dunlop wins two more at Southern 100

Michael Dunlop racked up two more victories in the Steam-Packet.com Southern 100 yesterday to add to the 1000cc race win on Tuesday evening. Dunlop smashed the outright Billown lap record and set a...

Dunlop wins opening Southern 100 race

Dunlop wins opening Southern 100 race

Michael Dunlop opened the 2012 Steam-Packet.com Southern 100 races with a blistering win in the Corlett’s Trophies 1000cc race last night (Tuesday). The MD Racing Honda rider quickly dispensed with...

Video: John McGuinness on a lap of the TT

Video: John McGuinness on a lap of the TT

Hona TT Legends rider John McGuinnes now has 19 TT wins to his name, so who better to talk us through some of the most iconic sections of the 37-mile TT course?

Hutchinson out for the season?

Hutchinson out for the season?

Ian Hutchinson’s season may have come to an abrupt end. He requires further surgery on the leg he smashed so badly in a crash at Silverstone in 2010 and re-broke at the start of this year. Hutchy made...

Chad's first TT

Chad's first TT

I got some pics of Chad yesterday in the Lightweight TT - four at his Pit Stop and eight after the podium presentation. Chad was obviously full of emotion, completely elated at doing...

Isle of Man TT: Farquhar takes third TT win

Isle of Man TT: Farquhar takes third TT win

Ryan Farquhar took his third TT win on Saturday evening when he took the re-introduced Lightweight TT on the KMR Kawasaki. Farquhar, overcame an early challenge from James Hillier and once the pit...

Riders applaud bold decision to cancel Senior TT

Riders applaud bold decision to cancel Senior TT

John McGuinness and his rivals were ruing the loss of the Senior TT, which succumbed to bad weather for the first time since the event started back in 1907. After a race week hammered by difficult...

Isle of Man TT: Honda and Suzuki ready for Saturday’s Senior

Isle of Man TT: Honda and Suzuki ready for Saturday’s Senior

Honda TT Legends and Tyco TAS Suzuki are tearing down their TT awnings but are definitely planning to race in tomorrow’s six-lap Senior race. TT Legends boss Neil Tuxworth said: “We have to get our...

Isle of Man TT: Norton qualifies for Senior

Isle of Man TT: Norton qualifies for Senior

Norton has been officially notified it has qualified the Norton SG1 to race in the Senior TT - the most prestigious of the Isle of Man TT races after completing enough laps. The qualification is a...

Chad's TT 2012 blog - Awards night

Chad's TT 2012 blog - Awards night

MCN Senior Road Tester Adam 'Chad' Child is racing at the Isle of Man TT 2012 this year, fulfilling a lifetime's ambition. Chad takes us to the mid-week awards ceremony for the riders.

Today’s TT races delayed

Today’s TT races delayed

TT Clerk of the Course Gary Thompson has just announced that there will be a minimum three-hour delay to today’s programme. He said: “We fully expect the current rain to go by 10.00am so the...

Isle of Man TT: John McGuinness takes 19th TT win

Isle of Man TT: John McGuinness takes 19th TT win

John McGuinness made it TT win number 19 when he led the Royal London 360 Superstock race from start to finish. After numerous podiums, it was his first win in the class and he led home Michael Dunlop...