2013

Road closing laws amended to prevent rained off NW200 & UGP

Road closing laws amended to prevent rained off NW200 & UGP

An amendment to Northern Irish law has been passed that will see roadracing clubs gain the power to adjust road closing orders to suit weather conditions, in an attempt to prevent a repeat of recent...

Firestarter Flint launches BSS and roads effort

Firestarter Flint launches BSS and roads effort

Keith Flint, of Prodigy fame, is set to expand his Traction Control race team for 2014, moving into British Supersport as well as launching a road racing campaign. American James Rispoli, who wild...

Conor Cummins joins John McGuinness in the official Honda Motor Europe Team for TT assault

Conor Cummins joins John McGuinness in the official Honda Motor Europe Team for TT assault

Manxman Conor Cummins was officially unveiled as team mate to John McGuinness in the Honda Motor Europe road-racing squad today at Motorcycle Live. Following on from the shock news two weeks ago that...

Dunlop announces shock 2014 sabbatical

Dunlop announces shock 2014 sabbatical

Michael Dunlop has shockingly announced that he will take a sabbatical for 2014 after failing to secure a deal that he was happy with. In a statement released online, the seven times TT winner said...

Ian Hutchinson wins Macau Grand Prix

Ian Hutchinson wins Macau Grand Prix

The ‘Bingley Bullet’, Ian Hutchinson, took a sensational win on the Milwaukee Yamaha in the Macau Grand Prix in China yesterday to mark a fairytale return to road racing following serious injury. 34...

Ian Hutchinson takes pole position for the Macau Grand Prix

Ian Hutchinson takes pole position for the Macau Grand Prix

He’s back! Ian Hutchinson emphatically marked his return to road racing by sensationally snatching pole position for Saturday’s Macau Grand Prix on the Milwaukee Yamaha R1. The Bingley Bullet hasn’t...

Rutter dominates opening qualifying for Macau Grand Prix

Rutter dominates opening qualifying for Macau Grand Prix

Michael Rutter dominated the opening qualifying session for the Macau Grand Prix in China today by setting a lap that was more than 1.5 seconds faster than anyone else in the field. Chasing his ninth...

Dunlop joins Tyco Suzuki for 2014

Dunlop joins Tyco Suzuki for 2014

Tyco Suzuki has sensationally announced a last minute addition to their roadracing lineup, with William Dunlop set to join the Northern Irish team for 2014. Dunlop, who had a disappointing 2013 with...

Milwaukee boss denies Dunlop deal

Milwaukee boss denies Dunlop deal

Milwaukee Yamaha boss Shaun Muir has moved to squash speculation that a deal has been done for ex-Honda TT star Michael Dunlop to join Josh Brookes and Ian Hutchinson in his road racing line-up next...

My TT dream

My TT dream

The story I want to tell is of how my 30 year long dream of going to the TT came true in 2013. I'm 51-years-old and I live in the USA. I've been a TT fan since the early 80s and...

TT Legend Michael Dunlop splits with Honda

TT Legend Michael Dunlop splits with Honda

Honda race boss Neil Tuxworth has sensationally announced that Michael Dunlop will not be racing with Honda in 2014. “Michael with not be with Honda next year, that is 100%.” Tuxworth confirmed this...

Hillier sticks with Quattro Plant Kawasaki for 2014 TT

Hillier sticks with Quattro Plant Kawasaki for 2014 TT

TT winner James Hillier will remain with his Quattro Plant Kawasaki team for 2014, as the Hampshire rider looks set to challenge for big bike wins with factory support from Kawasaki. Staying with the...

Martrain Yamaha sign Dean Harrison for 2014 roads campaign

Martrain Yamaha sign Dean Harrison for 2014 roads campaign

2013 British Supersport champions Martrain Yamaha, who took the title last weekend at Brands Hatch with Stuart Easton, have announced the signing of Dean Harrison for 2014 as the team look set to...

Guy Martin to make endurance debut

Guy Martin to make endurance debut

Tyco Suzuki star Guy Martin will make his endurance debut in a few weeks time, taking on the Honda TT Legends squad at the Le Mans 24hr race, the final race of the Endurance World Championship, with...

Guy Martin refused permission to race at Classic TT

Guy Martin refused permission to race at Classic TT

Guy Martin has dramatically been refused permission to take part in the Classic TT at the last minute, after turning up to sign on for the event today, with the regulations stating that riders must...

Ulster GP 2013

Ulster GP 2013

The 2013 Ulster GP was very poorly attended with the combination of a bad weather forecast and £25 entrance fee putting a lot of people off. Guy Martin was unbeatable and the Dunlops did'nt go...

Oschersleben 8 Hours: SERT take victory as Legends finish 9th

Oschersleben 8 Hours: SERT take victory as Legends finish 9th

The Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has taken victory at the Oschersleben 8 Hours, the third round of the Endurance World Championship, completing 316 laps of the German circuit to beat off championship...

Sidecars at Oliver's Mount

Sidecars at Oliver's Mount

Oliver's Mount, Scarborough. Cock o' The North races 21/07/2013

Reflection from John McGuinness in his last TT video for 2013

After seventeen days, John the Honda TT Legends clan and the MCN staff were finally on the ferry home. Hear John's final thoughts on the 2013 Isle of Man TT as he made the boat crossing to Heysham. To re-live the experience of being at the TT from the comfort of your own home, visit our Motorcyclenews channel on YouTube and check out all of John's diaries as well as those from our own...

McGuiness takes home 20th TT victory

McGuiness takes home 20th TT victory

John McGuinness took his 20th Isle of Man TT race victory on Friday when he won the Senior race by ten seconds from team-mate Michael Dunlop, to make it a record 41 podiums in total. Bruce Anstey took...

Pictures from scene of Bray Hill Senior TT crash

Pictures from scene of Bray Hill Senior TT crash

Pictures from the scene of the Senior TT crash which stopped the race and left eleven spectators injured, one seriously, show the destroyed bike of British Superstock rider Jonathan Howarth. The...

TT Statement released after crash injures spectators in senior race

The organisers of the Isle of Man TT have released a statement after the crash at the start of today's Senior race which injured spectators. The statement says: "ACU Events Ltd can confirm spectators have been injured during the Senior TT Race, at approximately 13.07, in an incident that involved rider Jonathan Howarth. The rider was unhurt. The race was red flagged and emergency services were in...

Hilier wins record-breaking Lightweight TT

Hilier wins record-breaking Lightweight TT

James Hillier won a record-breaking Lightweight TT race on Friday with the Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider smashing the lap and race records on his way to a maiden TT victory. The 28-year old broke the...

Chad's TT Video Diary: Day 12

Hear the latest from Chad after the second 600 race, including what you all want to know - how much faster James Hillier was! More importantly he's collected data to show just how great a 'stock' bike is when compared to the professional teams.  

John McGuinness TT Diary: Day 13

Day 13 at the TT, and John's had two more races but still no wins. He tells us the latest from both the TT Zero and the Supersport TT.     Check out our YouTube channel for more from John McGuinness and stay here for the latest TT coverage.

Isle of Man TT: Birchall brothers take sidecar 2 victory

Isle of Man TT: Birchall brothers take sidecar 2 victory

For the second time at the 2013 Isle of Man TT Races, the Formula Two sidecar event saw debut winners with former World Champions Ben and Tom Birchall leading from start to finish to take their first...

Michael Dunlop smashes lap and race records in Supersport race two victory

Michael Dunlop smashes lap and race records in Supersport race two victory

Michael Dunlop smashed his own lap and race records in a thrilling second Supersport race on Wednesday afternoon at the 2013 Isle of Man TT Races to remain unbeaten for the week and become only the...

Chat at Ramsey hairpin

Chat at Ramsey hairpin

Here are some pics of Chad at Ramsey hairpin on the last lap of the first supersport race.

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop takes hat trick with Superstock victory

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop takes hat trick with Superstock victory

Michael Dunlop completed a sensational hat-trick at the 2013 Isle of Man TT Races on Monday afternoon when he won a record-breaking 4-lap Superstock race. The Honda rider was trailing long-time race...

TT: Michael Dunlop takes two from two with Supersport win

TT: Michael Dunlop takes two from two with Supersport win

Michael Dunlop’s early dominance of the Isle of Man TT Races continued on Monday morning when he made it two wins from two in the first 4-lap Supersport race. Riding his own MD Racing Honda,...

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop takes first Superbike TT win

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop takes first Superbike TT win

Michael Dunlop took his first ever Superbike TT victory on Sunday afternoon, taking the lead at Ballaugh on the opening lap and going on to take a commanding 40 second victory from fellow Honda riders...

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop sets cracking pace on eve of Superbike race

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop sets cracking pace on eve of Superbike race

Michael Dunlop set the Isle of Man alight on Saturday morning, posting a lap of 130.895mph to top the Superbike TT leaderboard and head into Sunday’s 6-lap race in top form and as, arguably, the man...

Isle of Man TT: Reeves and Sayle take opening race win

Isle of Man TT: Reeves and Sayle take opening race win

Four times World Sidecar Champion Tim Reeves powered to his first ever Isle of Man TT victory on Saturday afternoon, when he took the opening Formula Two sidecar race by almost 20 seconds. Together...

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop posts 128mph lap as practice disrupted again

Isle of Man TT: Dunlop posts 128mph lap as practice disrupted again

Michael Dunlop posted the third fastest lap of TT practice week on Friday evening despite a house fire in Kirk Michael village causing further disruption to the week's schedule.   The Honda TT...

Isle of Man TT: Fast newcomer Branko in serious condition after Friday night practice crash

Isle of Man TT: Fast newcomer Branko in serious condition after Friday night practice crash

Dutch rider Branko Srdanov is in a serious condition following a heavy crash at Black Dub during practice on Friday night. The Ice Valley BMW Superstock rider was initially taken to Nobles Hospital on...

Chad's TT Video Diary: Day 6

Chad's TT Video Diary: Day 6

Chad's just set his best EVER lap of the TT course, and to say he's buzzing is a bit of an understatement!tt13diary