August

Roads: 2018 North West 200 & Ulster Grand Prix dates confirmed

Roads: 2018 North West 200 & Ulster Grand Prix dates confirmed

The dates for Northern Ireland’s two international road races have been confirmed this week with organisers for both the North West 200 and Ulster Grand Prix announcing their 2018 dates. In a slight...

Classic TT: Harrison beats record breaking Anstey to Superbike win

Classic TT: Harrison beats record breaking Anstey to Superbike win

Dean Harrison took victory in the postponed Superbike Classic TT despite a hard-charging Bruce Anstey breaking the outright lap record twice. The race was initially penned to take place on Monday, but...

Classic TT: Anstey shatters records on way to lightweight win

Classic TT: Anstey shatters records on way to lightweight win

Bruce Anstey shattered the outright 250cc mountain course lap record on his way to a second consecutive victory in the Lightweight Classic TT. The flying Kiwi became the first rider to do a 250cc lap...

Classic TT: Brookes takes first mountain course win

Classic TT: Brookes takes first mountain course win

Josh Brookes clinched his first TT Mountain Course win with victory in yesterday’s Bennetts Senior Classic TT, the opening race of the 2017 Classic TT festival. The Australian led from the start of...

Roads: Gavin Lupton dies after Ulster Grand Prix crash

Roads: Gavin Lupton dies after Ulster Grand Prix crash

West Yorkshire rider Gavin Lupton has passed away in hospital after an incident at the Ulster Grand Prix earlier this month. Lupton, 37 years old from Otley, came off his machine at Lougher’s during...

Ulster GP: Kneen frustrated after last lap contact

Ulster GP: Kneen frustrated after last lap contact

Dan Kneen was left frustrated after an intense last lap battle with Dean Harrison saw him miss out on victory in the second Superbike race by just 0.1 seconds.  Once he’d got to grips with the...

Ulster GP: Hat-trick Hickman 'can't be disappointed'

Ulster GP: Hat-trick Hickman 'can't be disappointed'

Peter Hickman says he can’t at all be disappointed with his Ulster Grand Prix performance despite missing out on victory in Saturday’s two big bike races. The BSB star got off to a dominant start at...

Ulster GP: Harrison: 'I wouldn't have minded watching that on TV'

Ulster GP: Harrison: 'I wouldn't have minded watching that on TV'

Dean Harrison says he’s ‘over the moon’ to be leaving the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix as lap record holder and winner of the second superbike race. The Silicone Engineering Kawasaki rider has enjoyed a...

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Saturday

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Saturday

Peter Hickman rounded off a successful Ulster Grand Prix with three victories on the main race day with the win in both Supersport races and the Superstock race. However, he'd miss out on a Superbike...

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Saturday

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Saturday

Peter Hickman rounded off a successful Ulster Grand Prix with three victories on the main race day with the win in both Supersport races and the Superstock race. However, he'd miss out on a Superbike...

Ulster GP: Harrison wins dramatic Superbike finale

Ulster GP: Harrison wins dramatic Superbike finale

Dean Harrison added a Superbike victory to his outright lap record of the Dundrod circuit after an intense battle with Dan Kneen in the final Superbike race. It was pole man Peter Hickman who took the...

Ulster GP: Hickman doubles up in Supersport

Ulster GP: Hickman doubles up in Supersport

Peter Hickman doubled up in the Supersport class with his third victory of the day at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix. After being beaten by Bruce Anstey to the top step in the Superbike class, Hickman...

Ulster GP: Anstey halts Hickman domination in Superbike epic

Ulster GP: Anstey halts Hickman domination in Superbike epic

Bruce Anstey put a stop to Peter Hickman’s domination of the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix with victory in a thrilling Superbike race. Hickman took the early lead from pole position and it was the second...

Ulster GP: Emotional podium return for Johnston

Ulster GP: Emotional podium return for Johnston

Lee Johnston made an emotional return to the podium this afternoon as he finished third in the opening Ulster Grand Prix Supersport race. The Padgetts Honda rider, who hasn’t ridden since his nasty...

Ulster GP: Hickman holds off Anstey for Supersport win

Ulster GP: Hickman holds off Anstey for Supersport win

Peter Hickman took his second Ulster Grand Prix victory of the day after getting the better of a hard charging Bruce Anstey in the opening Supersport race. After lights to flag victories in the...

Ulster GP: Hickman opens day with Superstock win

Ulster GP: Hickman opens day with Superstock win

Peter Hickman opened today’s Ulster Grand Prix races with another lights to flag victory in the Superstock race. The Lincolnshireman has been in fine form this week, finishing P1 in every session and...

Ulster GP: Two riders critical after separate incidents

Ulster GP: Two riders critical after separate incidents

The Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club have confirmed that two riders remain in a critical condition in hospital following two incidents at this week’s Ulster Grand Prix. Stephen Lynd, from...

Ulster GP: Manx GP Supertwins champion Jamie Hodson dies in Dundrod 150 incident

Ulster GP: Manx GP Supertwins champion Jamie Hodson dies in Dundrod 150 incident

A rider has died following an incident during today’s Ulster Grand Prix Dundrod 150 races. Jamie Hodson, 35, from Wigan, was involved in an incident at Joey’s Windmill in this afternoon’s Dundrod 150...

Ulster GP: Anstey confident after Superbike podium

Ulster GP: Anstey confident after Superbike podium

Bruce Anstey has said there’s more to come from him and the Padgetts Racing RC213V-S at the Ulster Grand Prix after a third-place finish in the Dundrod 150 Superbike race. Anstey had run the same pace...

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Thursday

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Thursday

Peter Hickman's domination of the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix continued on Thursday with the Smiths BMW/Triumph rider going on to take pole for Saturday's Supersport and Superstock races and provisonal...

Ulster GP: Outright record and Dundrod 150 win for Hickman

Ulster GP: Outright record and Dundrod 150 win for Hickman

Peter Hickman turned his dominant qualifying pace into results in the opening race at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix, storming to an unchallenged Dundrod 150 Superbike win. It was a lights to flag...

Ulster GP: Parade lap to honour Dr Fred MacSorley

Ulster GP: Parade lap to honour Dr Fred MacSorley

Ulster Grand Prix bosses have announced there will be a lap of honour ahead of Saturday’s race schedule as a nod to flying medic Doctor Fred MacSorley MBE, who hangs up his leathers for the final time...

Ulster GP: William Dunlop out of Dundrod 150 Superbike race

Ulster GP: William Dunlop out of Dundrod 150 Superbike race

William Dunlop will sit out of this evening’s Dundrod 150 Superbike race after struggling with a wrist injury sustained last week. Dunlop says he broke his scaphoid 10 days ago, but wanted to at least...

Ulster GP: Provisional Superbike pole for Hickman

Ulster GP: Provisional Superbike pole for Hickman

Peter Hickman remains unbeaten in any session at the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix after setting provisional pole for Saturday’s two Superbike races. Just a one-lap Superpole dash now stands between Hickman...

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Supersport pole

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Supersport pole

Peter Hickman stormed to his third pole position of the week after topping the timesheets once again in this afternoon’s Ulster Grand Prix Supersport Qualifying. It was Silicone Engineering Kawasaki’s...

Ulster GP: Hickman beats Harrison to Superstock pole

Ulster GP: Hickman beats Harrison to Superstock pole

Peter Hickman continued his domination of the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix by taking pole position for Saturday’s Superstock races as the final qualifying sessions got underway this morning Hickman’s time...

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman's Video Diary - Wednesday

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman's Video Diary - Wednesday

Peter Hickman reflects on the opening day of the 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix, in which he stormed to the top of every session in which he competed.  The day started with qualifying for the Dundrod...

Ulster GP: Hickman dominates opening day

Ulster GP: Hickman dominates opening day

Peter Hickman completed a whitewash of the opening day’s practice at the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix by placing quickest in the joint Superbike/Superstock session to close the day. The Smiths BMW rider...

Ulster GP: Hickman pips Anstey in opening Supersport session

Ulster GP: Hickman pips Anstey in opening Supersport session

Peter Hickman continued to lead the way in practice at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix with as he claimed provisional pole position for Saturday’s Supersport races. Hickman clocked a lap of 3:32’316...

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Dundrod 150 pole

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Dundrod 150 pole

Peter Hickman led the way as the opening Superbike session got underway at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix, taking pole position for tomorrow’s Dundrod 150 Superbike race. The session was subject to a...

Ulster GP: Practice & Race Schedule

Ulster GP: Practice & Race Schedule

The 2017 Ulster Grand Prix kicks off today with practice getting underway at the 7.4 mile Dundrod circuit. Known as the ‘World’s Fastest Road Race’, the Ulster Grand Prix boasts a lap record with an...

Win a trip for two to the Classic TT with Bennetts

Win a trip for two to the Classic TT with Bennetts

The Classic TT powered by Bennetts has fast become a bucket list event for any bike fan, mixing a laid-back festival atmosphere with spectacular racing from some of the Isle of Man TT’s biggest stars,...

Ulster GP: Anstey out to re-claim lap record

Ulster GP: Anstey out to re-claim lap record

Bruce Anstey is looking to round out his 2017 road racing season on a high after a tough year so far. Anstey is yet to win a race this season but he’s hoping his fortune will change at Dundrod this...

Ulster GP: Hickman: 'Record could go as high as 136mph'

Ulster GP: Hickman: 'Record could go as high as 136mph'

Peter Hickman believes the Ulster Grand Prix lap record could reach an average speed of 136mph this week. Off the back of his best ever MCE British Superbike weekend at Thruxton and his most...