2016

Ulster GP: Anstey wins red-flagged Supersport race

Ulster GP: Anstey wins red-flagged Supersport race

Bruce Anstey took victory in a red-flagged opening Supersport race at today’s Ulster Grand Prix ahead of Ian Hutchinson and Conor Cummins.  Anstey, who started on pole position, shot off the line...

Ulster GP: Hutchinson beats Dunlop to Superstock victory

Ulster GP: Hutchinson beats Dunlop to Superstock victory

Ian Hutchinson won a close fought opening Superstock race at this week's Ulster Grand Prix, holding off Michael Dunlop to take victory by just 0.2 seconds.  Hutchinson took the early lead with a...

Ulster GP: Superpole rescheduled for Saturday

Ulster GP: Superpole rescheduled for Saturday

Ulster Grand Prix bosses have announced that Thursday’s cancelled Superpole qualifying session will now run tomorrow morning. The system, in which the top ten Superbike riders after qualifying would...

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman video diary - Thursday

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman video diary - Thursday

Peter Hickman chats us through Day 2 of the 2016 Ulster Grand Prix, which saw him take a front row start for the weekend's main Superbike races. However, with conditions deteriorating, he opted to sit...

Ulster GP: David Johnson hospitalised after Superstock crash

Ulster GP: David Johnson hospitalised after Superstock crash

David Johnson is recovering in hospital after an off in Thursday’s Ulster Grand Prix Superstock qualifying session.  Riding for Wilson Craig Honda, the Aussie slipped off towards the end of the...

Ulster GP: Dunlop declared Dundrod 150 winner

Ulster GP: Dunlop declared Dundrod 150 winner

Michael Dunlop has been declared winner of the abandoned Dundrod 150 Superbike race at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Hawk BMW rider took an early lead in the race to lead Bruce Anstey and Conor...

Ulster GP: Dundrod 150 Superbike race abandoned

Ulster GP: Dundrod 150 Superbike race abandoned

The Dundrod 150 Superbike race at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix has been abandoned after a number of safety concerns were raised by riders following a red flag.  On a day hampered by mist,...

Ulster GP: Anstey takes Supersport pole

Ulster GP: Anstey takes Supersport pole

Bruce Anstey took pole position in a red flagged Supersport qualifying at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Flying Kiwi’s average lap of 125.944mph saw him pip Yamaha-mounted Ian Hutchinson to the...

Ulster GP: Dunlop takes pole in close-fought Superbike qualifying

Ulster GP: Dunlop takes pole in close-fought Superbike qualifying

Michael Dunlop will start Saturday’s two Ulster Grand Prix Superbike races from pole position after topping the timesheets in the week’s first dry superbike session. After hours of delays due to fog,...

Ulster GP: Dunlop takes Superstock pole

Ulster GP: Dunlop takes Superstock pole

Michael Dunlop will start on pole position for Saturday’s Superstock race at the Ulster Grand Prix after topping the final wet practice session this morning.  Setting a fastest lap of 121.625mph,...

Ulster GP: Johnson drafted in as replacement for Johnston

Ulster GP: Johnson drafted in as replacement for Johnston

Gary Johnson has been drafted in as an eleventh hour replacement for the injured Lee Johnston at this week’s Ulster Grand Prix. Johnston fell from his 250cc Honda in a wet opening...

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman video diary - Wednesday

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman video diary - Wednesday

  Winner of last year's Ulster Grand Prix, Peter Hickman talks us through a soggy first day of practice at Dundrod.   TOP STORIES Guy Martin sets new Triumph speed record KTM’s secret...

Ulster GP: Dunlop fastest in wet Superbike practice

Ulster GP: Dunlop fastest in wet Superbike practice

Michael Dunlop dominated a wet opening day for this year’s Ulster Grand Prix with fastest laps in the Supersport, Superstock and Superbike sessions. The only session the Ballymoney man didn’t top was...

Ulster GP: Dunlop leads opening Supersport session

Ulster GP: Dunlop leads opening Supersport session

Michael Dunlop led the way in the opening Supersport session on a rain-interrupted opening day to this year’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Ballymoney man’s fastest average lap speed of 117.782mph was faster...

Ulster GP: Sheils fastest in red flagged Dundrod 150 Superbike session

Ulster GP: Sheils fastest in red flagged Dundrod 150 Superbike session

Derek Sheils topped the timesheets in a wet, opening Dundrod 150 Superbike practice as this week’s Ulster Grand Prix got underway in miserable wet conditions.    Sheils’ fastest lap of...

Ulster GP: Johnston out with broken collarbone

Ulster GP: Johnston out with broken collarbone

Lee Johnston will miss this week’s Ulster Grand Prix races after an off in the opening Lightweight practice session. The Ulsterman was riding his 250cc Honda in the Lightweight practice session in...

Ulster GP: Michael Dunlop looks to continue domination at Dundrod

Ulster GP: Michael Dunlop looks to continue domination at Dundrod

Michael Dunlop is looking to continue his domination of the 2016 road racing season at this week’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Ballymoney man is unbeaten in the Superbike class this year, with victories at...

Ulster GP: Joey Dunlop's son to make Dundrod debut

Ulster GP: Joey Dunlop's son to make Dundrod debut

Joey Dunlop’s son, Gary will make his debut at the world’s fastest road race this week, taking on the Ulster Grand Prix for the very first time. Gary was just 16 when his father passed away in 200...

Roads: Killalane called off after falling out between organisers

Roads: Killalane called off after falling out between organisers

This year’s Killalane Road Races, scheduled to take place at the start of September, have been called off, after what organising body the Loughshinny Motor Cycle Supporters Club have called a...

Ulster GP: Mercer and Coward in at RC Express Racing

Ulster GP: Mercer and Coward in at RC Express Racing

Steve Mercer and Jamie Coward will form the Devitt RC Express Racing squad for next week’s Ulster Grand Prix with both of the team’s usual riders out injured. Ivan Lintin and Alan Bonner will both...

Roads: Michael Dunlop on lookout for 500cc Classic TT bike

Roads: Michael Dunlop on lookout for 500cc Classic TT bike

Calling all 500cc Classic race machine owners. Fancy having a crack at winning this year’s 500cc Classic TT? Need a top class pilot who knows his way around the TT course to steer one of your...

Roads: Ulster GP bosses oppose plans for cemetery on circuit

Roads: Ulster GP bosses oppose plans for cemetery on circuit

Organisers of the Ulster Grand Prix have come together to oppose plans for a 96-acre cemetery on the circuit.   According to the plans, the only access to the graveyard would be via the Dundrod...

Ulster GP: Johnston out for repeat of Dundrod hat-trick

Ulster GP: Johnston out for repeat of Dundrod hat-trick

Lee Johnston will be setting his sights on a return to the top step as this year’s Ulster Grand Prix gets underway next week. The diminutive Ulsterman took a hat-trick of victories at last year’s...

TT: Isle of Man Government to retain control of TT for 2017

TT: Isle of Man Government to retain control of TT for 2017

In a shock move the Isle of Man Government has announced the appointment of the new TT promoters, Vision Nine, has been delayed. After a long and controversial tender process aimed at privatising the...

Ulster GP: Dave Johnson to race for Wilson Craig

Ulster GP: Dave Johnson to race for Wilson Craig

David Johnson will compete for the Wilson Craig Honda team at next week’s Ulster Grand Prix in the Superbike, Supersport and Superstock classes. Heading to Dundrod off the back of a successful Isle of...

Roads: Dunlop Brothers storms to Armoy domination

Roads: Dunlop Brothers storms to Armoy domination

The Dunlop brothers of Michael and William have stormed to domination at the Armoy Road Races, taking two wins apiece at their local race. Michael took victory in both superbike races on the MD Racing...

Roads: No Ulster GP return for Guy Martin

Roads: No Ulster GP return for Guy Martin

Fans’ favourite Guy Martin is unlikely to return to motorcycle road racing this season after it has been announced he will not ride at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix. With the ultra-fast Dundrod...

Roads: Dan Kneen out to make amends at Ulster GP

Roads: Dan Kneen out to make amends at Ulster GP

Dan Kneen will be setting out to turn around his challenging 2016 road racing campaign at next month’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Mar-Train Racing rider was forced to miss the North West 200 and Isle of...

Roads: Four out of four for Dunlop at Southern 100

Roads: Four out of four for Dunlop at Southern 100

Michael Dunlop continued his domination on the final day of this year’s Southern 100 with victory in the Solo Championship and Senior races. Having already taken two wins prior to the two final big...

Roads: Dunlop dominates Southern 100 Senior race

Roads: Dunlop dominates Southern 100 Senior race

Michael Dunlop took his second victory of the week at the Southern 100, cruising to another dominant win in the Senior Race. With a sublime display around the 4.250 mile Billown circuit, Dunlop beat...

Roads: Dunlop dominates opening Southern 100 race

Roads: Dunlop dominates opening Southern 100 race

Michael Dunlop was victorious as racing got underway at this year’s Southern 100 last night, the Ballymoney man taking a commanding win in the Corlett’s Trophies 600/1000cc outing. Riding his Hawk BMW...

Roads: Dunlop leads opening Southern 100 practice

Roads: Dunlop leads opening Southern 100 practice

Michael Dunlop led the way on the opening evening of practice at this year’s Sourthern 100, lapping the 4.250 mile Billown circuit in 2’23.277 to outpace the returning Dan Kneen. Returning to racing...

Roads: Dunlop and Shiels share the honours at Walderstown

Roads: Dunlop and Shiels share the honours at Walderstown

Michael Dunlop and Derek Shiels shared the honours at this weekend’s Walderstown Road Races, with the duo taking a win apiece in the two superbike class races at the County Westmeath races. Dunlop,...

Roads: Guy Martin rules himself out of Southern 100 appearance

Roads: Guy Martin rules himself out of Southern 100 appearance

Guy Martin has confirmed he will not ride at next week’s Southern 100 races on the Isle of Man. Speculation had been rife that Martin could return to racing at the Southern in recent weeks after the...

Ulster GP: Anstey to ride RCV at Dundrod

Ulster GP: Anstey to ride RCV at Dundrod

Bruce Anstey will roll out the Padgetts RC213V-S he rode at this year’s Isle of Man TT for the Ulster Grand Prix next month. The Valvoline-supported Padgetts squad both turned heads and ruffled...

Roads: Dunlop brothers enjoy wins at Skerries

Roads: Dunlop brothers enjoy wins at Skerries

The Dunlop brothers cleaned up the big classes at this year’s Skerries 100 road races, with Michael taking victory in the Open race while William took the 600cc honours. The Open class race was...