March

Roads: Gary Johnson to run new GSX-R in own team

Roads: Gary Johnson to run new GSX-R in own team

Two-time Isle of Man TT winner Gary Johnson will take on a new challenge this season as he sets up his own team to compete at the 2017 North West 200 and Isle of Man TT. After a couple of difficult...

Roads: Hickman joins Webb, Johnston and Kennaugh at KMR for Lightweight TT

Roads: Hickman joins Webb, Johnston and Kennaugh at KMR for Lightweight TT

Peter Hickman will join Lee Johnston, Danny Webb and Hudson Kennaugh in Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki as the squad expands to four riders for this year’s Bennetts Lightweight TT.  Opting against...

Roads: BBC unveil new 'Road Racing People' exhibition

Roads: BBC unveil new 'Road Racing People' exhibition

MCN’s road racing reporter and internationally renowned photographer Stephen Davison has revealed a new photographic exhibition with the BBC delving into the world behind the unique sport of...

Roads: Killalane races saved for 2017

Roads: Killalane races saved for 2017

Racing will take place on Ireland’s Killalane course this September after a new club has stepped in to save the final round of the Irish National Championship.  The Killalane event, scheduled for...

Roads: McGuinness chose to drop number one spot

Roads: McGuinness chose to drop number one spot

When it was announced that John McGuinness would start this year’s TT from fifth many wrongly assumed the 23-time mountain course winner had been demoted down the order, but the Morecambe Missile has...

Roads: Mugen Shinden Roku unveiled in Tokyo

Roads: Mugen Shinden Roku unveiled in Tokyo

Mugen have lifted the covers off the electric challenger John McGuinness and Guy Martin will ride in the TT Zero race at this year’s Isle of Man TT.    Dubbed the Shinden Roku (six), the...

TT: Cummins confirmed at Padgetts Racing

TT: Cummins confirmed at Padgetts Racing

Conor Cummins will race alongside Bruce Anstey for Padgetts Honda at this year’s North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Ulster Grand Prix.  The news comes as no surprise, but was officially confirmed...

TT: Norton and Johnson to set off from number one spot, McGuinness fifth

TT: Norton and Johnson to set off from number one spot, McGuinness fifth

The booming sound of Norton’s V4 TT racer will be the first thing heard setting off down Bray Hill to kick off racing at this year’s Isle of Man TT after the British marque and Aussie star Dave...

Roads: Armoy looking for title sponsor

Roads: Armoy looking for title sponsor

Organisers of the Armoy Road Races have put out a plea to attract title sponsorship for the event set to go ahead at the end of July. The move comes as a number of other Irish road races, including...

Roads: Guy Martin to race Cookstown 100

Roads: Guy Martin to race Cookstown 100

Guy Martin will race at next month’s Cookstown 100 as he makes his return to competitive road racing with Honda Racing. Martin will race a Superstock-spec CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 in both the Open and...

Roads: Seeley to race Tyco BMW at North West 200

Roads: Seeley to race Tyco BMW at North West 200

The most successful racer in the history of the North West 200, Alastair Seeley, will return to the Tyco BMW squad for the 1000cc races at this year’s event. Taking a record-breaking 17th North West...

Picture Special: Guy Martin and John McGuinness test TT Fireblade

Picture Special: Guy Martin and John McGuinness test TT Fireblade

“I feel a bit rusty”, were the words uttered by Guy Martin after his first laps on Honda’s 2017 CBR1000RR Fireblade SP in superstock spec for the roads.  Of course, he will be, after a brief...

Roads: McGuinness sticks with Jackson Racing for third consecutive year

Roads: McGuinness sticks with Jackson Racing for third consecutive year

Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness will continue with the Jackson Racing squad in the Supersport category for a third successive year.  The 23-time TT winner will race a Ten Kate-prepared...