2016

Lee Johnston: 'I've been done over'

Lee Johnston: 'I've been done over'

Lee Johnston has hit out after receiving a ten second penalty in today’s North West 200 Supersport race. The diminutive Ulsterman ran on at Juniper chicane to avoid contact with Ian Hutchinson...

Seeley takes dominant supersport victory

Seeley takes dominant supersport victory

Alastair Seeley took his 17th North West 200 victory under the sun in Saturday’s opening supersport race, pulling the pin with two laps to go to beat Martin Jessopp by 6.5 seconds after Ian Hutchinson...

North West 200 2016: Saturday Race Schedule

North West 200 2016: Saturday Race Schedule

Following Thursday’s race cancellations, a new schedule has been set for Saturday at the 2016 North West 200. The postponed superstock race slots into place as the second race of the day, meaning...

Dan Cooper: 'I was lucky to get away with that'

Dan Cooper: 'I was lucky to get away with that'

Dan Cooper was left relatively unscathed following a serious collision in yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwins race. He was caught up in an incident when race leader Ryan Farquhar lost the front end...

Farquhar stable after North West 200 crash

Farquhar stable after North West 200 crash

Ryan Farquhar is now reported to be in a stable condition in hospital following the accident which cut short yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwins race. The 40-year-old Irish road racing star crashed...

North West 200 2016: Update on injured riders

North West 200 2016: Update on injured riders

Ryan Farquhar remains seriously ill in hospital following an incident in yesterday’s North West 200 Supertwin race. The 40-year-old was airlifted to hospital with chest and pelvic injuries after the...

Farquhar and Cooper injured in red-flagged Supertwins race

Farquhar and Cooper injured in red-flagged Supertwins race

Thursday’s proceedings at the North West 200 were cut shut after a red flag during the evening’s supertwins race. The race, which had already been re-started following a fire on the circuit, was...

Seeley breaks Dunlop record with supersport victory

Seeley breaks Dunlop record with supersport victory

Alastair Seeley became the most successful rider in North West 200 history this evening after taking victory in an action-packed supersport race. Martin Jessopp took an early lead from Seeley but it...

Qualifying hat-trick for Seeley with Superbike pole

Qualifying hat-trick for Seeley with Superbike pole

Alastair Seeley completed a hat-trick of pole positions at this year’s North West 200 after topping the second and final superbike session. Seeley’s lap of 4’23.946 saw him pip Hawk Racing’s Michael...

Supersport pole for Seeley

Supersport pole for Seeley

Alastair Seeley will start this week’s North West 200 Supersport races from pole position after decimating the opposition in final qualifying. Storming to his second pole of the day, Seeley lapped the...

Seeley under lap record for superstock pole

Seeley under lap record for superstock pole

Alastair Seeley shattered the existing lap record to take pole position for this week’s North West 200 Superstock races. The Briggs Equipment BMW rider’s time of 4’24.240 (122.207mph) was enough to...

Behind the scenes at the TT

Behind the scenes at the TT

‘You can get over for race week, but it’s getting off the Island that’s the problem’  he Steam Packet ferry company is about to hit its busiest three weeks of the year, and Wayne Lisy is the man...

North West 200 2016 - Live Feed

North West 200 2016 - Live Feed

Racing is set to get underway at this year’s North West 200 later today as the sun shines on the north coast of Ireland. The day’s three races will follow final practice for all four classes, all live...

Sidecar world champions Reeves and Klaffenbock together for 2016 TT

Sidecar world champions Reeves and Klaffenbock together for 2016 TT

Five-time world sidecar champion Tim Reeves has teamed up with fellow world champion Klaus Klaffenböck for the 2016 Isle of Man TT races. The eleventh-hour deal will see Klaffenböck, also a three-time...

Johnston fights through pain at North West 200

Johnston fights through pain at North West 200

Lee Johnston has confessed he was crying with pain after today’s opening North West 200 qualifying sessions. Still recovering from an injured groin suffered in a heavy fall during the Scarborough...

Rutter tops red flagged superstock qualifying

Rutter tops red flagged superstock qualifying

Michael Rutter lapped under record pace to top the timesheets in the opening superstock qualifying at this year’s North West 200. A 13-time winner at the Triangle circuit, Rutter set a time of...

Jessopp leads way in close supertwins session

Jessopp leads way in close supertwins session

Martin Jessopp led the way in a close-fought Supertwins qualifying on the opening day of the 2016 North West 200, pipping Ivan Lintin to the top spot on his Riders Motorcycles Kawasaki. Jessopp...

Dunlop pips Seeley in opening superbike session

Dunlop pips Seeley in opening superbike session

Michael Dunlop is on provisional pole for this year’s North West 200 Superbike races after pipping Alastair Seeley to the top spot in the closing moments of the opening qualifying session.

Seeley tops opening session at North West 200

Seeley tops opening session at North West 200

Alastair Seeley got off to a strong start at this year’s North West 200, topping the opening Supersport practice by 3.8 seconds over Ian Hutchinson. The 600s left the grid for the first session of the...

William Dunlop splits with team on eve of NW200

William Dunlop splits with team on eve of NW200

William Dunlop has split with the CD Racing Yamaha squad on the eve of this year’s North West 200, parting with long-time sponsor Chris Down and his superbike and supersport machinery. Remaining muted...

Hillier out for success at North West 200

Hillier out for success at North West 200

After taking three podiums at last year’s Isle of Man TT, James Hillier heads into the 2016 roads season brimming with confidence. The Hampshire star is keen to build on his count of two podiums at...

Hickman looks to kick-start roads campaign at North West 200

Hickman looks to kick-start roads campaign at North West 200

After a strong start to the 2016 British Superbike season, Peter Hickman will now turn his sights to achieving a similarly successful opening to this year’s international road racing campaign. The...

McWilliams to replace injured Kneen at Mar-Train Yamaha for North West 200

McWilliams to replace injured Kneen at Mar-Train Yamaha for North West 200

Jeremy McWilliams is to replace Dan Kneen in the Mar-Train Yamaha squad at this year’s North West 200 next week, after the Manxman broke his arm in a mountain biking crash. McWilliams, who has two...

TT 2016: TV Guide

TT 2016: TV Guide

ITV have released the TV schedule for this year’s Isle of Man TT races, featuring 15 hour-long programmes including a week’s worth of preview shows. Kicking off with ‘Hutchy: Miracle Man’ – the story...

Farquhar to ride Tyco BMW at North West 200

Farquhar to ride Tyco BMW at North West 200

Ryan Farquhar has secured a last minute deal to line-up alongside Ian Hutchinson in the Tyco BMW squad at next week’s North West 200. The veteran roads star had originally signed up to race the Isle...

McGuinness confident ahead of North West 200

McGuinness confident ahead of North West 200

John McGuinness says there is no reason he can’t bring some trophies home this season as the Honda Racing team finalise preparations for next week’s North West 200. The Morecambe Missile lapped Castle...

Ben Wilson to ride Aprilia at North West 200

Ben Wilson to ride Aprilia at North West 200

Ben Wilson will make a return to the North West 200 next week, lining up with a new machine, new team and a former NW200 winner as his crew chief. Having impressed when making his debut at the 8.970...

Behind the scenes at the TT

Behind the scenes at the TT

‘Thirty years ago women were only allowed to do admin and wash the dishes’ n just three weeks Lizzie Kinvig will become the TT’s first-ever female Deputy Clerk of the Course. She’s making...

Whatever happened to TT hero Jim Moodie?

Whatever happened to TT hero Jim Moodie?

Teak-hard racer turned big-bucks motorhome dealer to the stars im Moodie was one of the last of the breed of racers who could emerge victorious from the very different demands of the TT and short...

Chance to win Gary Johnson’s actual Triumph Daytona 675 TT race bike

Chance to win Gary Johnson’s actual Triumph Daytona 675 TT race bike

The new Team T3 Racing TT squad are providing are offering race fans the chance to win the Triumph Daytona 675 Supersport race bike that Gary Johnson will be riding at the iconic Isle of Man TT race...

Harrison determined to end NW200 bogey in 2016

Harrison determined to end NW200 bogey in 2016

Bradford racer Dean Harrison is determined to end his Vauxhall International North West 200 bogey at this year’s races. “I have never finished a race at the North West but I am aiming to change that...

2016 ACU 125GP National Championship launched

2016 ACU 125GP National Championship launched

Riders of 125GP machines will now be able to contest a full national title, as North Gloucester Road Racing club announce the launch of the new ACU  125GP National Championship at Donington Park,...

Manx Grand Prix winner Billy Redmayne dies after Scarborough Spring Cup crash

Manx Grand Prix winner Billy Redmayne dies after Scarborough Spring Cup crash

Billy Redmayne, the Manx racer who was injured in a crash during last Sunday’s Spring Cup race at Scarborough, has died. The 25 year old had been seriously injured when he crashed his...

Video: Lap Macau with John McGuinness

Video: Lap Macau with John McGuinness

At last year's Macau Grand Prix, we decided to get a slightly different look at the action - and fitted a GoPro to the back of John McGuinness' Honda Racing Fireblade for the race itself. Check out...

MCN’s Adam Child ready for the Spring Cup

MCN’s Adam Child ready for the Spring Cup

MCN Senior Road Tester Adam Child will once again line up on the Norton supertwin machine built by the apprentices from the Derbyshire manufacturer’s British Motorcycle Manufacturing Academy for this...

Ulster Grand Prix introduces superpole qualifying

Ulster Grand Prix introduces superpole qualifying

This year’s Ulster Grand Prix will see a first for a road race, with the introduction of a superpole format qualifying for the international road race’s headline superbike class. The new format will...