2014

Further weather delays at the TT

Further weather delays at the TT

The Isle of Man TT has once again seen proceedings delayed by the weather, with this afternoon’s second sidecar race, originally scheduled to start at 1215 now facing a two hour delay as the weather...

John McGuinness's lap of the TT

John McGuinness's lap of the TT

John McGuinnes took his 21st victory at the Isle of Man TT today with victory in the TT Zero race. Here, the man known as the Morecambe Missle givies us an insight into how he sees the 37-and-a-bit...

TT 2014: Dunlop takes second supersport race with another domineering performance

TT 2014: Dunlop takes second supersport race with another domineering performance

Michael Dunlop on his MD Racing 600 Honda, continued his domination at the Isle of Man TT today taking a flag to flag win in the Monster Energy sponsored Supersport Race 2.  Dunlop led at the...

TT 2014: McGuinness opens account in TT Zero race

John McGuinness has opened his account at the 2014 Isle of Man TT race by taking the victory in the SES TT Zero race on the Mugen Shinden bike, beating off his teammate Bruce Anstey to win by over twenty seconds. McGuinness also achieved the team’s goal of a lap over 115mph average, setting a new lap record for the Zero class of 117.366 as well as lapping in under twenty minutes. Third place was...

Karl Harris killed in Superstock TT crash

Karl Harris killed in Superstock TT crash

Three time British Supersport champion Karl Harris has lost his life following a crash on lap two of the Superstock TT today. The 34 year old riding the Moto Breakers Kawasaki ZX-10R is believed to...

TT 2014: Dunlop takes his second of the week in Superstock

TT 2014: Dunlop takes his second of the week in Superstock

Michael Dunlop has taken his second TT victory of the week, in the postponed Royal London 360 Superstock race, delayed first from yesterday and then further today due to a RTC on the circuit, and...

Bob Price passes away in Supersport TT accident

Bob Price passes away in Supersport TT accident

The ACU have issued a statement regarding the accident that took place on lap three of the Supersport TT today at Ballaugh Bridge. "ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce that Bob Price, 65, from Stroud,...

TT 2014: Johnson holds off Anstey and Dunlop for damp victory

TT 2014: Johnson holds off Anstey and Dunlop for damp victory

Overnight rain meant that the start of the Monster Energy Supersport race was delayed until 2pm but this didn’t deter eventual race winner Gary Johnson on the Smiths Triumph, who led from the start...

TT 2014: Rain delays play on day two

TT 2014: Rain delays play on day two

The second day of racing at the Isle of Man has been hit by heavy overnight rain, meaning that the scheduled 10am road closure has now been bumped to the afternoon, with a further announcement...

Thousands turn out to remember Simon Andrews at TT

Thousands turn out to remember Simon Andrews at TT

Thousands of bikers have descended on the TT grandstand for a lap of the Mountain Course in memory of Simon Andrews, who was killed racing at the North West 200 last month. The lap, organised largely...

Former BSB racer Hickman makes flying TT debut

Former BSB racer Hickman makes flying TT debut

Former MCE British Superbike racer Peter Hickman has spelled out his intentions at the Isle of Man TT by setting some of the fastest times every recorded by a newcomer to the event as he went on to...

TT 2014: Harrison and Aylott take victory in drama-filled Sidecar TT

TT 2014: Harrison and Aylott take victory in drama-filled Sidecar TT

Conrad Harrison and Mike Aylott have emerged victorious in their first ever Sidecar TT race today, surviving to the end of the race while many of their top rivals were unable to do the same,...

TT 2014: Dunlop dominates Superbike TT as Anstey boosts lap record to 132mph

TT 2014: Dunlop dominates Superbike TT as Anstey boosts lap record to 132mph

Michael Dunlop has dominated the opening race of the 2014 Isle of Man TT, taking victory in the Dainese Superbike TT after leading virtually from the start after opening the race with not one but two...

Michael Dunlop makes sensational switch from Metzeler to Dunlop tyres for TT 2014

Michael Dunlop makes sensational switch from Metzeler to Dunlop tyres for TT 2014

Michael Dunlop has made a sensational switch from Metzeler to Dunlop tyres for his 2014 TT campaign today. The Ballymoney man has returned to the rubber that carried him to 4 TT wins in 2013 after...

Win Tickets to the Premiere of Road

Win Tickets to the Premiere of Road

To celebrate the launch of Road – a documentary about the Dunlop family released on 11th June narrated by Liam Neeson, we have 5 pairs of tickets to give away.   The premiere gala screening on...

TT 2014: Anstey makes most of sunshine to break 130mph

TT 2014: Anstey makes most of sunshine to break 130mph

Perfect conditions on the second night of the 2014 Isle of Man TT has again allowed Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness to up the pace, with Anstey setting a highly impressive 130.860mph lap on the...

TT 2014: Anstey fastest as TT14 is go

TT 2014: Anstey fastest as TT14 is go

After Saturday’s rain-hit delayed practice session, almost perfect conditions greeted the first session of the 2014 Isle of Man TT, and saw ultra-fast lap times from the off, as Bruce Anstey went top...

TT 2014: Rain strikes first practice

TT 2014: Rain strikes first practice

The first night of practice of the 2014 Isle of Man TT has suffered from the Manx weather, with a heavy shower of rain just after roads had closed forcing race organisers to cancel the session. The...

Simon Andrews 1984 to 2014

Simon Andrews 1984 to 2014

Following his crash on lap four of the Superstock race at the North West 200 on Saturday, Simon Andrews succumbed to his injuries on Monday afternoon. The hugely popular 29 year old had enjoyed an...

NW200 Superbikes: Dunlop controls race to hold off BSB stars

NW200 Superbikes: Dunlop controls race to hold off BSB stars

Michael Dunlop had ended the day at the 2014 Vauxhall North West 200 with a controlling win in the final superbike race of the day, wrestling the lead from BSB stars Josh Brookes and Alastair Seeley...

NW200 Superstock: Dunlop takes first win on BMW in shortened race

NW200 Superstock: Dunlop takes first win on BMW in shortened race

Michael Dunlop has taken his debut in on the BMW S1000RR in the superstock race at the Vauxhall North West 200, winning after leading for only one lap in the shortened race after a serious incident...

NW200 Supertwins: Johnston does the double with a clear break

NW200 Supertwins: Johnston does the double with a clear break

Local star Lee Johnston has made up for his race one crash at the Vauxhall North West 200 by taking victory in the supertwin race, doubling up in the class after his Thursday night victory. He was...

NW200 Supersport: Anstey takes the win as Seeley and Johnston throw it away

NW200 Supersport: Anstey takes the win as Seeley and Johnston throw it away

Bruce Anstey has taken an astonishing win in the opening race of the day at the Vauxhall North West 200, picking up the pieces from third place after a last lap collision between the leading duo of...

NW200 Superstock: Seeley makes it two from two

NW200 Superstock: Seeley makes it two from two

Alastair Seeley has made it two from two on the opening night of action at the North West 200, adding a Superstock race win to his Supersport victory from earlier in the night, after holding off the...

NW200 Supertwins: Lee Johnston takes debut North West win

NW200 Supertwins: Lee Johnston takes debut North West win

Lee Johnston has bounced back from a crash in the opening race of the day at the Vauxhall North West 200 to take his debut win at the Triangle circuit, with a series of late fast laps allowing him to...

NW200 Supersport: Seeley takes dramatic opening race win

NW200 Supersport: Seeley takes dramatic opening race win

Alastair Seeley has taken a dramatic win in the opening race of the 2014 Vauxhall North West 200, coming back from a first-lap incident that dropped him back to sixteenth and left to pick his way...

NW200 Superbikes: Dunlop scorches to pole position

NW200 Superbikes: Dunlop scorches to pole position

Michael Dunlop has taken pole position for Saturday’s North West 200 headline superbike races, taking the top spot with a late lap that blew away the lap record around the 9 mile circuit to lap it at...

NW200 Superstocks: Dunlop on lap record pace for pole

NW200 Superstocks: Dunlop on lap record pace for pole

Michael Dunlop has taken pole for the two superstock races at the North West 200 with a stunning late lap around the 9 mile Triangle circuit, only 0.1 from the lap record held by fellow front row...

NW200 Supertwins: Johnston goes pole ahead of opening races

NW200 Supertwins: Johnston goes pole ahead of opening races

Lee Johnston has secured pole position for the Supertwins races at the Vauxhall North West 200, taking his East Coast Construction Kawasaki ER-6 bike to the top spot with the first sub-5 minute lap...

NW200 Superstock: Saiger a surprise pole in red flagged session

NW200 Superstock: Saiger a surprise pole in red flagged session

Austrian rider Horst Saiger was a surprise provisional pole position in the first qualifying session for the Superstock class at the Vauxhall North West 200, topping the time sheets with a 4:32.427...

NW200 Supertwins: Amor and Farquhar go 1-2 on their return to racing

NW200 Supertwins: Amor and Farquhar go 1-2 on their return to racing

Keith Amor has made a speedy return to international road racing as he returned from two years of retirement to top the super twins class in first qualifying on the KMR Kawasaki 650 machine, with a...

NW200 Superbike: Old hand Rutter on provisional pole

NW200 Superbike: Old hand Rutter on provisional pole

British Superbike veteran and thirteen time North West 200 race winner Michael Rutter has put his Bathams Ale BMW on provisional pole for the superbike races at this weekend’s event, out-qulifying...

NW200 Supersport: Dunlop on top as Hutchy crashes out

NW200 Supersport: Dunlop on top as Hutchy crashes out

William Dunlop has topped the timing sheets in the opening supersport session at the North West 200, taking the Tyco Suzuki some 1.3 seconds quicker over the 9 mile circuit than second place man...

Dunlop to sit out Oulton BSB and Tandragee 100

Dunlop to sit out Oulton BSB and Tandragee 100

Four in a week TT winner Michael Dunlop will sit out this weekend’s action both on roads and circuits, as he continues to recover from the shoulder injury he picked up in the crash-filled qualifying...

Kneen wins controversial main race on Cookstown 100 debut

Kneen wins controversial main race on Cookstown 100 debut

Manxman Dan Kneen, making his debut on the roads for the Cookstown BE Racing team, took a controversial victory at the weekend in the main race at the opening Irish road race of the season, the team’s...

Brookes: A win is on the cards at NW200

Brookes: A win is on the cards at NW200

It is only a year since Josh Brookes made his road racing debut at the Vauxhall International North West 200 but he says he believes he can win at Portrush in 2014. “I think it is a real possibility...