April

2017 Isle of Man TT

2017 Isle of Man TT

The 2017 Isle of Man TT is here, and this is the place to keep up to date with all the latest news.

VIDEO: Can the new Fireblade cut it? We ask John McGuinness

VIDEO: Can the new Fireblade cut it? We ask John McGuinness

23-time Isle of Man TT winner John McGuinness gets his hands on an all new Fireblade for the 2017 TT races, but after the bikes arriving late testing has been tricky for the Louth-based factory Honda...

TT: Saroléa set for Zero return with Harrison

TT: Saroléa set for Zero return with Harrison

Saroléa will return to the Isle of Man this year to once again participate in the TT Zero race with Yorkshire’s Dean Harrison. The machine’s quickest race lap to date has been 106.5mph, but following...

Roads: McGuinness & Martin debut 2017 colours at Castle Combe

Roads: McGuinness & Martin debut 2017 colours at Castle Combe

John McGuinness and Guy Martin debuted the 2017 Honda Racing colours they’ll race at this year’s North West 200 and Isle of Man TT at Castle Combe yesterday. Taking part in what should be their final...

Roads: Last minute Superbike deal for William Dunlop

Roads: Last minute Superbike deal for William Dunlop

Mar-Train Racing owners Tim and Sonya Martin have stepped in at the last minute to provide William Dunlop with 1000cc machinery to race at this year’s three international road races. Dunlop was left...

Roads: Dario Cecconi has died after Tandragee 100 crash

Roads: Dario Cecconi has died after Tandragee 100 crash

38-year old racer Dario Cecconi has died after a crash at Saturday’s Tandragee 100 in Northern Ireland. The Italian sustained serious injuries during the Senior Support race, and succumbed to those...

Roads: Johnson: '2017 Norton a big improvement'

Roads: Johnson: '2017 Norton a big improvement'

There’s no denying Norton took a big step forward with the SG5 factory racer at last year’s TT with Davo Johnson almost clocking a 131mph lap and securing a top ten result in the opening superbike...

Roads: Baptism of fire for Martin at Tandragee

Roads: Baptism of fire for Martin at Tandragee

Guy Martin has had a baptism of fire on his first run out in anger on the Honda Racing Fireblade machine at today’s Tandragee 100, after a last corner collision with Paul Jordan left the Lincolnshire...

Roads: Brookes pleased with Norton debut

Roads: Brookes pleased with Norton debut

British Superbike star Josh Brookes made his debut on the Norton factory racer he’ll campaign as he returns to the Isle of Man TT later this year at Jurby airfield last week. Brookes and team-mate,...

Roads: Johnston to start Supersport TT from number one

Roads: Johnston to start Supersport TT from number one

Lee Johnston will set off down Bray Hill from the number one spot in the Supersport class at this year’s Isle of Man TT. While the 600cc category’s start order is largely similar to that for the...

Gallery: Guy Martin tests all-new electric Mugen

Gallery: Guy Martin tests all-new electric Mugen

Guy Martin became the first person to crash a Mugen Shinden in the machine's six-year history during his first test on the electric bike.  The Lincolnshire man slid off the first corner on the...

Roads: Guy Martin makes Mugen debut in Japan

Roads: Guy Martin makes Mugen debut in Japan

John McGuinness and Guy Martin had their first rides on the Mugen Shindens they will ride in this year’s Zero TT race at the Isle of Man TT in Japan last week.  The duo, who are also team-mates...

Roads: 'Road Riders' documentary set for BBC Northern Ireland

Roads: 'Road Riders' documentary set for BBC Northern Ireland

A three-part documentary delving into the passion, commitment and enthusiasm behind Irish national road racing is set to be aired on BBC Northern Ireland from next week. ‘Road Riders’ takes viewers...

Roads: Irwin to return to North West with Be Wiser Ducati

Roads: Irwin to return to North West with Be Wiser Ducati

Northern Ireland’s MCE British Superbike star Glenn Irwin will return to the North West 200 this year with his Be Wiser Paul Bird Ducati team. Irwin will compete in both superbike races aboard his...

John McGuinness dislocates thumb in Honda Superbike test

John McGuinness dislocates thumb in Honda Superbike test

John McGuinness has suffered a dislocated thumb in a crash during a Honda test at Castle Combe on Wednesday. The 23 times TT winner was completing two days of tests with his 2017 superbike spec Honda...