April

Joey Dunlop Grandstand at UGP becomes temporary

Joey Dunlop Grandstand at UGP becomes temporary

The Ulster Grand Prix’s iconic Joey Dunlop Grandstand will be replaced from 2015 with a temporary structure, after legislation changes brought about the demolition of the existing fifty year old...

Amor fired up for Tandragee return

Amor fired up for Tandragee return

RigDeluge Road Racing’s Keith Amor is fired up for his return to the Tandragee 100 this weekend after a successful pre-season testing program culminating in the Scotsman taking a double win at his...

Sayle joins former winner Holden for Sidecar TT

Sayle joins former winner Holden for Sidecar TT

Dan Sayle, one of the most successful sidecar passengers in TT history, will return to the iconic race after a year’s absence, jumping into the chair of 2011 race winner John Holden. He replaces...

Martin takes double win at Cookstown 100

Martin takes double win at Cookstown 100

Guy Martin has got his 2015 season off to a flying start on the Tyco BMW at the Cookstown 100, taking a double victory in the superbike class.  He won the opening race from Michael Dunlop by only...

Lee Johnston says F13K cancer with charity campaign

Lee Johnston says F13K cancer with charity campaign

Roadracer Lee Johnston has launched a new campaign to raise money for cancer charity Marie Curie, playing on his racing number to say F13K off to cancer. “One of the worst feelings in the world is not...

Shiels a surprise pole for Cookstown 100

Shiels a surprise pole for Cookstown 100

BikeBitsNI Kawasaki rider Derek Shiels has unsettled the pecking order after qualifying for the Cookstown 100, sticking his ZX-10R on pole for the feature superbike race ahead of international stars...

Norton to race lightweight TT with MCN

Norton to race lightweight TT with MCN

Not only will Norton compete in the Superbike and Senior class at this year’s Isle of Man TT, but they’ll also be taking on the competitive Lightweight class in partnership with The British Motorcycle...

Classic TT pulses racing for Jefferies and Lupton

Classic TT pulses racing for Jefferies and Lupton

1993 TT winner Nick Jefferies and 2011 Manx GP newcomers B winner Gavin Lupton will line up together for the 2015 Classic TT onboard a pair of Manx Nortons run from an unusual racing workshop! The duo...

Video: Spring Cup 2015 highlights

Video: Spring Cup 2015 highlights

Highlights from the 2015 Spring Cup at Scarborough's Olivers Mount last weekend.

Column: Picking up the pieces

Column: Picking up the pieces

2015 began full of promise for Gareth Keys. The young Co Antrim racer had a new sponsor and bikes for his third season on the roads and his whole family turned up for the photoshoot to announce the...

Franck Petricola set to make NW200 return

Franck Petricola set to make NW200 return

French road racer Franck Petricola is set to return to this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 after suffering serious injuries in a crash at the 2014 event. The French rider careered into a...

Sarolea unveil TT Zero machine

Sarolea unveil TT Zero machine

Belgian manufacturer Sareola has unveiled their 2015 Isle of Man TT Zero machine, the SP7, in Brussels’ Autoworld vintage car museum. Styled in café racer form, the machine will be piloted by Scottish...

Road racing stars top Cookstown 100 entry list

Road racing stars top Cookstown 100 entry list

The stars of road racing will lead the entry list next weekend at the Cookstown 100, with Michael and William Dunlop joined by Guy Martin and Dean Harrison at the Northern Irish race. With the Tyco...

Gary Carswell dies in Jurby crash

Gary Carswell dies in Jurby crash

Former Senior TT podium finisher Gary Carswell has lost his life during practice for a short circuit meeting at Jurby on his native Isle of Man. The forty-six year old crashed his Fireblade on...

Guy Martin takes Spring Cup victory

Guy Martin takes Spring Cup victory

Guy Martin has taken the first ever victories for the new Tyco BMW squad, as the Lincolnshire man got his season underway at Scarborough’s Spring Cup. He won over fellow TT competitors Ryan Farquhar,...

MV Agusta returns to Scarborough with MCN

MV Agusta returns to Scarborough with MCN

Iconic Italian manufacturer MV Agusta will return to Scarborough’s Oliver’s Mount this weekend, at the hands of MCN Senior Road Tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child. Chad will line up on a MV Agusta F3 supersport...

Aussie Johnson set to become NW200 newcomer

Aussie Johnson set to become NW200 newcomer

Australian David Johnson is set to become the highest profile newcomer at the 2015 Vauxhall International North West 200 on May12-16 on an Ice Valley BMW. The Adelaide man has never raced at the...

Dean Harrison set for Mar-Train Yamaha debut at Scarborough

Dean Harrison set for Mar-Train Yamaha debut at Scarborough

Mar-Train Racing’s Dean Harrison will make his racing debut on Yamaha’s all-new R1 machine this weekend at Scarborough’s Spring Cup season-opener. The event, at Yorkshire’s Oliver’s Mount circuit,...

Rutter reunites with SMT for Supersport roads campaign

Rutter reunites with SMT for Supersport roads campaign

Michael Rutter will reunite with Robin Croft’s SMT team for the 2015 Isle of Man TT, with the Lancashire-based team preparing a Kawasaki ZX-6R package for the Midlands rider. Rutter, a former Junior...

Thompson and Kruger prepare for Penz13.com BMW debut

Thompson and Kruger prepare for Penz13.com BMW debut

The BMW Motorrad Penz13.com team run by Rico Penskofer has finalized their line-up for the 2015 season, with Northern Irishman Stephen Thompson and Canadian Dan Kruger joining Michael Rutter on the...

Dean Harrison unveils 2015 Martrain Yamahas

Dean Harrison unveils 2015 Martrain Yamahas

Martrain Racing have just put the finishing touches to a third successful pre-season test in preparation for the 2015 road racing season as they spearhead Yamaha UK’s International road racing...

Farquhar back on a big bike

Farquhar back on a big bike

Ryan Farquhar has had his first outing on the SGS/KMR ZX10R Kawasaki that he will ride in his return to premier class racing in 2015. The 39 year old, who has won more road races than any other Irish...