2014

Watch the 2014 Isle of Man TT launch!

Watch the 2014 Isle of Man TT launch!

The Isle of Man TT press launch is live tonight at 7.30pm, with a whole host of TT stars in the Island's Villa Marina theatre for the event. You can tune in live below, and hear what the top stars...

Amor intending to pick up where he left off at NW200

Amor intending to pick up where he left off at NW200

Flying Scotsman Keith Amor intends to pick up where he left off when he returns to the Vauxhall International North West 200 in May. “The last time I was at Portrush in 2010 I won the Superstock race...

Smiths' Triumph head to TT with Rutter and Johnson

Smiths' Triumph head to TT with Rutter and Johnson

British Supersport team Smiths’ triumph will make their first journey to the Isle of Man TT in 2014, securing the services of two former winners to spearhead their supersport campaign, as Gary Johnson...

New look for Padgetts' Honda as Valvoline join team

New look for Padgetts' Honda as Valvoline join team

Flying Kiwi Bruce Anstey will have an eyecatching new livery on his Padgett’s Hondas as he chases down his tenth win at the Vauxhall North West 200 in May. The Batley based squad have announced a new...

Mugen reveal McGuinness and Anstey's TT Zero challenger

Mugen reveal McGuinness and Anstey's TT Zero challenger

Mugen have unveiled the Shinden San that John McGuinness and Bruce Anstey will compete in this year’s electric TT Zero race at the Isle of Man in June, with the machine gaining a more aerodynamic...

Dunlop gets first ride on BMW

Dunlop gets first ride on BMW

Michael Dunlop has at last made his debut on the Hawk Racing BMW, joining Ryuichi Kiyonari and James Westmoreland for a day-long test at a wet Mallory Park last week. The Northern Irishman, making the...

Stuart Easton to race Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki at North West 200

Stuart Easton to race Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki at North West 200

Reigning British Supersport champion Stuart Easton is the latest high profile entry for May’s International North West 200 on a Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki superbike. The diminutive Scot announced his...

MCN at the TT

MCN at the TT

MCN will once again be represented by our very own senior road tester Adam Chad Child as he takes on the demanding 37 ¾ mile mountain course for the third year in a row. Adam will be competing in both...

Hickman to make road racing debut at NW200

Hickman to make road racing debut at NW200

Peter Hickman is the latest recruit to the Vauxhall International North West 200 from the MCE British Superbike championship paddock. Following in the wheeltracks of superstars like Michael Rutter,...

McGuinness will ride North West 200 despite wrist injury

McGuinness will ride North West 200 despite wrist injury

John McGuinness will definitely be racing at the 2014 North West 200. That is the message the ‘Morecambe Missile’ is sending to his fans as he recovers from injury after crashing his dirt bike this...

Norton sign Cameron Donald to race TT

Norton sign Cameron Donald to race TT

After originally planning to sit out 2014, former Isle of Man TT winner Cameron Donald has instead signed a deal to compete at the event on Norton's Aprilia powered SG2 machine. With a huge amount of...

John McGuinness breaks scaphoid in off-road crash

John McGuinness breaks scaphoid in off-road crash

20-time Isle of Man TT winner John McGuinness has broken his wrist in an offroad training accident, just eight weeks before the start of his 2014 road racing campaign. McGuinness is a keen offroader...

Oversubscribed TT entries close

Oversubscribed TT entries close

Entires have now closed for the 2014 Isle of Man TT, with the event once again oversubscribed in almost every class as riders from around the world now battle simply to get a race start at the iconic...

Meet the riders for North West 200 launch

Meet the riders for North West 200 launch

The launch of the Vauxhall International North West 200 will have a new look for 2014 with the announcement that there is to be a special “meet the riders” event on Monday March 31. Following the...

2014 North West 200 festival launched

2014 North West 200 festival launched

The programme of events for the Coleraine Borough Council sponsored Race Week Festival at the 2014 Vauxhall International North West 200 has been launched and it is packed with exciting activities for...

Breaking news: Hutchinson and Brookes in TT comeback!

Breaking news: Hutchinson and Brookes in TT comeback!

Ian Hutchinson and Josh Brookes will return to the Isle of Man TT this year, after an eleventh hour deal between SMR Yamaha, sponsor Milwaukee Tools and TT organisers will see the Yamahas line up on...

Milwaukee and Pirtek join NW200 as sponsors

Milwaukee and Pirtek join NW200 as sponsors

The Vauxhall International North West 200 has been given a huge boost this week with the announcement that the event is to have two new race sponsors for 2014. Milwaukee Power Tools, the company that...

Hamilton joins Wilson Craig Honda for 2014

Hamilton joins Wilson Craig Honda for 2014

Northern Irishman Jamie Hamilton has signed an eleventh our deal with Wilson Craig Honda that will secure his place on the grid for the 2014 road racing season in superbike, supersport and Superstock...

Brookes to ride supersport classes at NW200

Brookes to ride supersport classes at NW200

Milwaukee Yamaha star Josh Brookes is to race in the Supersport races at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200, alongside his entries in the Superbike class. The Australian BSB star will...

Cummins secures Jackson Racing supersport machine

Cummins secures Jackson Racing supersport machine

Manxman Conor Cummins will ride a Honda CBR600 for Jackson Racing in 2014, as he adds the supersport bike to his factory Honda Fireblade and RAF Reserves Superstock at the North West 200, Isle of Man...

MCN Exclusive: Michael Dunlop to race BMWs on the roads!

MCN Exclusive: Michael Dunlop to race BMWs on the roads!

MCN can exclusively reveal the first pictures of Michael Dunlop with the factory supported BMW S1000RR superbike that he will race in 2014. After months of speculation about his road racing future,...

Electric racer to join petrol ranks in 2014

Electric racer to join petrol ranks in 2014

For the first time ever, electric motorbikes will go head to head with their petrol-powered counterparts in 2014, with British team Darvill Racing gaining special dispensation from the ACU and...

Mugen announce two man team for TT Zero

Mugen announce two man team for TT Zero

John McGuinness will be joined by nine-time TT winner Bruce Anstey for 2014, as the Mugen look to wrestle away the TT Zero title from arch-rivals MotoCzysz. The TT Zero electric race has risen in...

Andrews returns to TT with Penz13.com BMW

Andrews returns to TT with Penz13.com BMW

Simon Andrews will return to both the Isle of Man TT and potentially the World Endurance Championship in 2014, as he returns to racing from the crash at the Le Mans 24hr race in September that almost...

Dunlop to race for BMW at 2014 TT

Dunlop to race for BMW at 2014 TT

As revealed in MCN at the beginning of January, Michael Dunlop will ride for BMW at the 2014 TT. The 24 year old who won four TT’s at the 2013 event including the Superbike race parted company with...

McGuinness joins Motorsport Hall of Fame

McGuinness joins Motorsport Hall of Fame

TT legend John McGuinness has joined the most illustrious names in motorsport after being formally inducted into Motorsport Magazine's Hall of Fame in a black tie event at London’s Royal Opera House...

FIM to develop more womens' race camps for 2014

FIM to develop more womens' race camps for 2014

The FIM Women’s Commission have announced that they will continue the development of its track activities for 2014, starting with a race camp to be held at Almeria in February in cooperation with...

"No excuses" for Tyco Suzuki new boy William Dunlop at NW200

"No excuses" for Tyco Suzuki new boy William Dunlop at NW200

Tyco Suzuki’s new signing William Dunlop says there will be “no excuses” at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 as he chases his maiden Superbike race win on the 8.9 mile Portrush,...

Mick Grant joins Norton for TT assault

Mick Grant joins Norton for TT assault

Norton Motorcycles have expressed their intent to take yet another step forwards with their TT racing endeavour, as the Donington Park-based manufacturer sign seven time winner Mick Grant to join the...

2014 Mid-Antrim road races cancelled

2014 Mid-Antrim road races cancelled

The Mid-Antrim 150 road races have been called off for 2014, with race organisers citing financial difficulties after a number of difficult years for the historic race. Run on the 3.6 mile Clough...

GP star Danny Webb to make TT debut

GP star Danny Webb to make TT debut

Former Grand Prix polesetter Danny Webb will make his debut at the 2014 Isle of Man TT, riding for Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki team in the superbike, superstock and lightweight classes. The former...

Milwaukee U-turn on Honda TT blame

Milwaukee U-turn on Honda TT blame

Power tool manufacturer Milwaukee issued a statement late on Monday night withdrawing claims they had made regarding Honda’s involvement in the change of technical regulations introduced for the 2014...

Jamie Hamilton unveils 2014 plans

Jamie Hamilton unveils 2014 plans

There has been huge speculation about the future of Northern Ireland’s most promising young road racer, 22 year old Jamie Hamilton, since he split with Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki team at the end of...

Hillier to race all classes at NW200

Hillier to race all classes at NW200

Quattro Plant Kawasaki’s James Hillier has announced that he will compete in every class at the 2014 Vauxhall North West 200. The Ringwood rider will race ZX10s in both the Superbike and Superstock...

Milwaukee set to withdraw support for SMR Yamaha for TT

Milwaukee set to withdraw support for SMR Yamaha for TT

Ian Hutchinson and Josh Brookes chances of racing at this years TT appear to be becoming even slimmer as the Yamaha squad's title sponsor Milwaukee Power Tools are rumoured to be about to withdraw...